Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Ecclesiastes 8:2 in English Standard Version "I say: Keep the king’s command, because of God’s oath to him." Ex 22:11 an oath by the Lord shall be between them both to see whether or not he has put his hand to his neighbor’s property. The owner shall accept the oath, and he shall not make restitution. 2Sa 21:7 But the king spared Mephibosheth, the son of Saul’s son Jonathan, because of the oath of the Lord that was between them, between David and Jonathan the son of Saul. 1Ki 2:43 Why then have you not kept your oath to the Lord and the commandment with which I commanded you?” 2Ch 36:13 He also rebelled against King Nebuchadnezzar, who had made him swear by God. He stiffened his neck and hardened his heart against turning to the Lord, the God of Israel. Eze 17:18 He despised the oath in breaking the covenant, and behold, he gave his hand and did all these things; he shall not escape.