Trustin' this government like trustin' the devil in oath

from J. Cole – I Get Up Lyrics on Rap Genius


With the empty promises made by the gov’t, Cole compares this to trusting the devil “in oath”. An oath is a statement of fact or a promise calling upon something or someone that the oath maker considers sacred, usually God, as a witness to the binding nature of the promise or the truth of the statement of fact.

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