Bill Mounce

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ὅρκος, -ου, ὁ
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an oath, Mt. 14:7, 9; 26:72; meton. that which is solemnly promised, a vow, Mt. 5:33

Greek-English Concordance for ὅρκος

Matthew 5:33 “Again, you have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not break an oath, but carry out the vows (horkous | ὅρκους | acc pl masc) you made to the Lord.’
Matthew 14:7 So he promised with an oath (horkou | ὅρκου | gen sg masc) to give her whatever she asked.
Matthew 14:9 And although the king was distressed, because of his oaths (horkous | ὅρκους | acc pl masc) and his dinner guests, he commanded it to be given to her.
Matthew 26:72 But again he denied with an oath (horkou | ὅρκου | gen sg masc), “I do not know the man!”
Mark 6:26 The king became very sad, but because of what he had promised with an oath (horkous | ὅρκους | acc pl masc), and because of his dinner guests, he did not want to refuse her request.
Luke 1:73 the oath (horkon | ὅρκον | acc sg masc) that he swore to our father Abraham, to grant us
Acts 2:30 Therefore being a prophet, and knowing that God promised him with an oath (horkō | ὅρκῳ | dat sg masc) that he would place one of his descendants on his throne,
Hebrews 6:16 For people swear by someone greater than themselves, and the oath (horkos | ὅρκος | nom sg masc) confirms what is said and puts to an end all dispute.
Hebrews 6:17 Because God wanted to show more clearly to the heirs of the promise the unchanging nature of his purpose, he confirmed it with an oath (horkō | ὅρκῳ | dat sg masc),
James 5:12 Above all, my brothers, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or by any other oath (horkon | ὅρκον | acc sg masc). Rather let your “Yes” be yes and your “No,” no, so that you may not fall under judgment.