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Oaths

Swear unto me by the Lord. (Joshua 2:12)

As the Lord thy God liveth. (I Kings 18:10)

So let the gods do to me, and more. (I Kings 19:2)

Thus saith the Lord God; As I live. (Ezekiel 33:27)

Swear not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God's throne:  Nor by the earth; for it is His footstool:  neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of the great King. (Matthew 5:34-35)

Neither shalt thou swear by thy head, because thou canst not make one hair white or black. (Matthew 5:36)

He that shall swear by heaven, sweareth by the throne of God, and by Him that sitteth thereon. (Matthew 23:22)

Swear not, neither by heaven, neither by earth, neither by any other oath:  but let your yea be yea; and your nay be nay. (James 5:12)

Obedience

Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat:  But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat. (Genesis 2:16-17)

Walk before Me, and be thou perfect. (Genesis 17:1)

In thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because thou hast obeyed My voice. (Genesis 22:18)

Upon me be thy curse, my son:  only obey my voice. (Genesis 27:13)

Obligation

Unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required. (Luke 12:48)

To whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more. (Luke 12:48)

Owe no man any thing, but to love one another. (Romans 13:8)

Though I be free from all men, yet have I made myself servant unto all. (I Corinthians 9:19)

Obstacles

The way of the wicked is as darkness:  they know not at what they stumble. (Proverbs 4:19)

I will break in pieces the gates of brass, and cut in sunder the bars of iron. (Isaiah 45:2)

Prepare the way, take up the stumblingblock out of the way of My people. (Isaiah 57:14)

I will lay stumblingblocks before this people, and the fathers and the sons together shall fall upon them. (Jeremiah 6:21)

I will hedge up thy way with thorns, and make a wall, that she shall not find her paths. (Hosea 2:6)

Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be brought low. (Luke 3:5)

The crooked shall be made straight, and rough ways shall be made smooth. (Luke 3:5)

Make straight paths for your feet, lest that which is lame be turned out of the way. (Hebrews 12:13)

Oceans

The gathering together of the waters called He seas. (Genesis 1:10)

He maketh the deep to boil like a pot. (Job 41:31)

The voice of the Lord is upon the waters. (Psalms 29:3)

They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters; These see the works of the Lord, and His wonders in the deep. (Psalms 107:23-24)

All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full. (Ecclesiastes 1:7)

Omens

Shall the shadow go forward ten degrees, or go back? (II Kings 20:9)

Let the shadow return backward ten degrees. (II Kings 20:10)

He delivereth and rescueth, and He worketh signs and wonders in heaven and in earth. (Daniel 6:27)

An evil and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas. (Matthew 12:39)

O ye hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the sky; but can ye not discern the signs of the times? (Matthew 16:3)

Opportunism

Why are ye come unto me now when ye are in distress? (Judges 11:7)

Let us build with you:  for we seek your God, as ye do. (Ezra 4:2)

Wealth maketh many friends; but the poor is seperated from his neighbor. (Proverbs 19:4)

Every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts. (Proverbs 19:6)

O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come? (Matthew 3:7)

Wheresoever the carcase is, there will the eagles be gathered together. (Matthew 24:28)

Opportunity

The Lord thy God hath set the land before thee:  go up and possess it. (Deuteronomy 1:21)

Seek ye the Lord while He may be found, call ye upon Him while He is near. (Isaiah 55:6)

I called you, but ye answered not. (Jeremiah 7:13)

Seek, and ye shall find. (Matthew 7:7)

Knock, and it shall be opened unto you. (Matthew 7:7)

Many are called, but few are chosen. (Matthew 22:14)

Oppression

Ye shall no more give the people straw to make brick. (Exodus 5:7)

Fulfil your works, your daily tasks, as when there was straw. (Exodus 5:13)

My father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions. (II Chronicles 10:11, 14)

Let not the proud oppress me. (Psalms 119:122)

Deliver me from the oppression of man. (Psalms 119:134)

The Lord looseth the prisoners. (Psalms 146:7)

Ostentation

Though thou deckest thee with ornaments of gold, though thou rentest thy face with painting, in vain shalt thou make thyself fair. (Jeremiah 4:30)

Do not your alms before men, to be seen of them:  otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven. (Matthew 6:1)

They love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. (Matthew 6:5)

All their works they do for to be seen of men. (Matthew 23:5)

Beware of the scribes, which love to go in long clothing, and love salutations in the marketplaces, And the chief seats in the synagogues, and the uppermost rooms at feasts. (Mark 12:38-40)

Outcast

The Lord God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken.  So He drove out the man. (Genesis 3:23-24)

A fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth. (Genesis 4:12)

And Cain went out from the presence of the Lord, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden. (Genesis 4:16)

His hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him. (Genesis 16:12)