Profanity See also Blaspheme, Blasphemy Disrespect or contempt for sacred things; especially, irreverence for the name of God. Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain, Ex. 20:7 (2 Ne. 26:32; Mosiah 13:15; D&C 136:21). Why do we profane the covenant of our fathers, Mal. 2:10. Every idle word that men shall speak, they shall account for in the judgment, Matt. 12:34–37. Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing, which ought not so to be, James 3:10. Our words will condemn us, Alma 12:14 (Mosiah 4:30). Let all men beware how they take my name in their lips, D&C 63:61–62.