- forswear used once.
- Bible Reference: Matthew 5:33
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: No
- G1964 Used 1 time
FORSWEAR, verb transitive preterit tense forswore; participle passive forsworn. See Swear and Answer.]
1. To reject or renounce upon oath.
2. To deny upon oath.
Like innocence, and as serenely bold as truth, how loudly he forswears thy gold.
To forswear one's self, is to swear falsely; to perjure one's self.
Thou shalt not forswear thyself. Matthew 5:33.
FORSWEAR, verb intransitive To swear falsely; to commit perjury.
FORSWEARER, noun One who rejects on oath; one who is perjured; one that swears a false oath.
FORSWEARING, participle present tense Denying on oath; swearing falsely.