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English definition of “so help me (God)”

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so help me (God)

formal
used to make a promise in a very formal and serious way: Everything I have said is true, so help me God.
Translations of “so help me (God)”
in Chinese (Traditional) 上帝作證, 我發誓…
in Chinese (Simplified) 上帝作证, 我发誓…
(Definition of so help me (God) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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