Traditionally an oath is either a statement of fact or a promise with wording
relating to ... Many people take an oath by holding in their hand or placing over
their head a .... Quran Chapter 5: Ver...
Oct 21, 2013 ... “Please raise your right hand to take the oath” is a phrase that has become
commonplace in the modern courtroom and is required of all ...
Apr 30, 2004 ... Answers to your questions about the news. ... to raise their right hands and swear
"to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.
Sep 1, 2015 ... If you haven't been in a courtroom, you've watched the scene ... says to the
person on the stand: “Please raise your right hand to take the oath” ...
When I raise my right hand, they do likewise . ... Now I tell them I'm going to give
them an oath and I state the words I'm going to use in the oath ...
Jul 20, 2005 ... Raise your right hand and swear to tell the truth ... on the Koran? ... to swear on
the Bible before testimony, but today you have to ask a question: ... Already,
witnesses in American courts do not have to take a religious oath and ...
Feb 23, 2009 ... We raise our hand to ask a question or give a comment in the ... Raising the hand
can also be a form of identification, of picking an individual from a group. ... has
been to associate the right hand with the taking of oaths, and in ...
Why in court do you have to raise your right hand when swearing on the Bible? ...
You may be sworn in by taking a sacred oath that binds your conscience, ...
In medieval times convicted criminals would sometimes have their convictions
marked on the palm side of their hand (on the fat part of the thumb) with a letter to
Q. Is it necessary to take the sacrament with one's right hand? Does it really make
any difference which hand is used? ... “Then shall the King say unto them on his
right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you
... oaths, and to the courtroom, as witnesses were called to testify under oath.