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(1) The act whereby one person imposes on another the obligation to speak as under oath; (2) a solemn oath; (3) a solemn or earnest urging or advising. Cf. Jos 6:26; 1 Sm 14:24; 1 K 22:16; 2 Ch 18:15; Mt 26:63; Mk 5:7; Acts 19:13.

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