音標 ['əuθ]
n. 名詞 (pl. oaths )1. 誓言,誓約;【法律】宣誓。
2. (咒罵、強調、發怒等時的)妄用神名,瀆神的言詞;詛咒;咒罵語 〈God damn you! 之類〉。


    1. Deuteronomy 7 : 8 “ but it was because the lord loved you and kept the oath he sore to your forefathers that he brought you out with a mighty hand and redeemed you from the land of slavery, from the power of pharaoh king of egypt

      申7 : 8 :只因耶和華愛你們,又因要守?向你們列祖所起的誓,就用大能的手領你們出來,從為奴之家救贖你們,脫離埃及王法老的手。
    2. For i have sworn before you and almighty god the same solemn oath our forebears prescribed nearly a century and three - quarters ago

    3. There is nothing new in this view. when hippocrates formulated his oath for doctors , which explicitly rules out active killing , most other greek doctors and thinkers disagreed with his ban

    4. He separated medicine from superstition and has long been associated with the hippocratic oath, a document he did not write but which sets forth the obligations, ideals, and ethics of physicians

      他從迷信中抽離出真正的醫藥學並創立了希波克拉底誓言(希波克拉底誓言由剛開始行業的醫生向希波克拉底進行的宣誓,內容是涉及醫生職業道德) 。
    5. Even in cases where political constraints make it difficult to push far - reaching reforms, as in brazil, mexico or india, governments still manage their affairs sensibly, observing the hippocratic oath not to do any harm