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Q. 7 What is forbidden in the fifth commandment ?

A. 1 fifth commandment forbiddeth the neglecting curing þing any thing against the honour and duty selves apngeth to every one in their several places and

À. TV hat is the reason annexed to the fifth commandment? or may u reason annexed to the fifth commandment, is outward f long life and prosperity (as far as it shall serve

s glory and their own good) to all such as keep this

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?4k, 7. Which is the fixth commandment?

. The sixth commandment is, I hou failt not kill b. Q. 68. What is required in the sixth commandment ?

A. The sixth commandment requireth all lawful endea, vours to preserve our own life.c, and the life of others d.

Q. 69. 65. z Matth. xv. 4. For God but with force and with cruelty commanded, saying, Honour thy have ye ruled them. Rom. xiii. 8. father and mother : and, He that Cwe no man any thing, but to love curseth father or mother, let him one another = for he that loveth andie the death. v. 5. But ye say, other, hath fulfilled the law. Whosoever shall say to his father


1. 8. 16. Honour thy or his mother, It is a gift by what- father and thy mother, as the Lord soever thou mightest be profited by thy God hath commanded thee; me, v. 6. And honour not his fa- that thy days may be prolongeil, ther or his mother, he shall be free. and that it may go well with thee, Thus have je made the commard- in the land which the Lord thy God ment of God of none effect by your giveth thee. Eph. vi. 2. Honour thy tradition. Ezek. xxxiv. 2. Son of father and mother, (wbich is the firit man, prophely again't the hep. commandment, with promise.) v. 3. herds of Israel, prophesy and say That it may be well with thee, and unto them, . Thus faith the Lord thou mayít live long on the earth. God unto ihe shepherds, Wo be 10 67. b. Excel. xx. 13. the shepherds of Ifrael that do feed 68. c Eph. V. 28. So ought men themselves : should not the fep- to love their own wives, as their herds feed the flocks; v. 3. Ye own bodies : he that loveth his wife, eat the fat, and ye clothe you loveth himself, v. 29. For no man with the wool, ye kill them that ever yet hated his owo flesh; but, are fed : but ye feed not the flock. nourisheth and cherithoth it, even as

The diseased have ye not the Lord the church Itrengthened, neither have ye heal- di Kings xviii.

For it was ed that which was fick, neither have so, when Jezebel cut off the pro

up that which was broken, phets of the Lord, that Obadiah took deither have ye brought ag in that an hundred prophets, and hid them which was driven away, neither by fifty in a cove, and fed them with ha ve ye sought that which was lost; bread and water.


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Q. 69. What is forbidden in the sixth commande woks,

A. The sixth commandment forbiddeth the ta of our own life, or the life of our neighbour *th C172whatsoever tendeth thereunto e.

Q. 70. Which is the seventh commandment ? andnent

Ā. The seventh commandment is, Thou shalt own emadultery f.

Seveth, Q. 71. What is required in the seventh commande

À The seventh commandment requireth the pres of our own and our neighbour's chaitity, in heart,nd thy and behaviour g.

which Q. 72. What is forbidden in the seventh commandment?

A. The seventh commandment forbiddeth all unchalte thoughts, words, and actions h.

73. Which is the eighth commandment? À. The eighth commandment is, Thou shalt not steal i.

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69, e Ads xvi. 28. But Paul that he behaveth himself uncomely Bried with a loud voice, saying, Do toward his virgin, if she pass the thyself no harm; for we are all fower of her age, and need so rehere. Gen. ix. 6. Whoso sheddeth quire, let him do what he will, he man's blood, by man fhall. his blood finneth not : let them marry: Col, be shed : for in the image of God iv. 6. Let your speech be always made he man.

with grace, seasoned with salt, that 70. f Exod. xx. 14.

ye may know how ye ought to an71.g i Cor. vii. 2. Neverthe. swer every man 1 Pet. iii. 2. less to avoid fornication, let every While they behold your chaste conman have his own wife, and let és versation coupled with fear. very woman have her own husband.

72. h Matih. xv. 1$ For out of v. 3. Let the husband render unto the heart proceed evil thoughts, the wife due benevolence: and like. murders adulteries, fornications, wise also the wife unto the husband, thefts, false witpeffes, blasphemies. v. 5. Defraud ye not one the other, Matth. v. 28. But I say unto you, except it be with consent for a time, That whosoever looketh on a wothat ye may give yourselves to fast: man to lust after her, hath commit. ing and prayer; and come together ted adultery with her already in his again, that Satan tempt you not for heart. Eph. v. 3. But fornication, your incontinency. v. 34. There is and all uncleanne's, or covetousness, difference also between a wife and let it 'not be once named amongst a virgin ; the unmarried woman you, as becometh faints : careth for the things of the Lord, Neither filthiness, nor foolish talkthat she may be holy, both in bodying, nor jesting, which are not conand in spirit: but she that is mar- venient : but rather giving of ried, care:h for the things of the thanks. world, how she may pleale her hus- 73. i Exod. xx. 15. Gen, band. v. 36. But if any man think

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Q. 74. What is required in the eighth commandment?

A. The eighth commandment requireth the lawful procuring and furthering the wealth and outward estate of ourfelves and others k.

75. What is forbidden in the eighth commandment ? A. The eighth commandment forbiddeth whatsoever doth, or may unjustly hinder our own or our neighbour's wealth or outward estate l.

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74 k Gen. xxx. 30. For it was man shall not wear that which perlittle which thou hadít before I taineth unto a man, neither shall a came, and it is now increased unto man put on a woman's garment : a multitude ; and the Lord hath for all that do so are abomination blessed thee fince my coming: and unto the Lord thy God. now when shall I provide for mine xxiii. 4. If thou meet thine enemy's own house also ? i Tim. v 8 But ox or his ass going astray, thoa if any provide not for his own, and shalt surely bring it back to him aspecially for those of his own house, gain. v. 5. If thou fee the ass of he hath denied the faith, and is him that hateth thee, lying under worse than an infidel. Lev. his burden, and would forbear to, 35. And if thy brother be waxen help him, thou shalt surely help poor, and fallen in decay with thee; with him. Gen. xlvii. 14. And Jothen thou shalt relieve him: yea, feph gathered up all the money

that though he be a stranger, or a fo- ' was found in the land of Egypt, journer ; that he may live with thee. and in the land of Canaan, for the Deut. xxi. 1. Thou shalt not fee corn which they bought : and Jothy brother's ox or his Theep go seph brought the money into Phaaltray, and hide thyself from them: raoh's house. v. 20. And Joseph thou shalt in any case bring them a- bought all the land of Egypt for gain unto thy brother. v. 2. And Pharaoh ; for the Egyptians fold if thy brother be not nigh unto thee, every man' his field, because the or if thou know him not, then thou famine prevailed over them: so the halt bring it unto thine own house, land became Pharaoh's, and it shall be with thee until thy 75.1 Prov. xxi. 17. He that lobrother seek after it, and thou shalt veth pleasure shall be a poor man: restore it to him again. v. 3. In he that loveth wine and oil shall not like manner shalt thou do with his be rich. Prov. xxiii. 20. Be not aass, and so shalt thou do with his mongst wine-bibbers; amongst riotraiment, and with all lost things of ous eaters of ilein. V. 21. For the thy brother's, which he hath lost, drunkard and the glutton shall corne and thou hast found, shalt thou do to poverty : and drowsiness shall likewise : thou mayst not hide thy- clothe a man with rags.

Prov. Thou shalt not see thy xxviii. 19. He that tilleth his land, brother's ass or his ox fall down by hall have plenty of bread: but he the way, and hide thyself from hat followeth after vain perfons, them : thou shalt surely help him to shall have poverty enough. Eph. lift them up again. v. 5. The wo- iv. 28. Let him that stole, steal no



Q 76. Which is the ninth commandment ?

À. The ninth cominandment is, Thou Malt not bear false witness against thy neighbour m.

Q. 77. What is required in the ninth commandment?

À The ninth coinmandment requireth the maintaining and promoting of truth between man and man n, and of our own and our neiglıbour's good name o, especially in witnessbearing p.

78. What is forbidden in the ninth commadınent ? A The ninth commandment forbiddeth whatsoever is prejudicial to truth, or injurious to our own or our neighbour's good name q.

79. Which is the tenth commandment? A. The tenth commandment is, Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his man-servant, nor his maid-Servant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's r.

80. What is required in the tenth commandment? À. The tenth commandment requireth full contentment with our own conditions, with a right and cha.


more: but rather let him labour, and he said, Why camelt thou down working with his hands the thing hither? hod with whom halt thou which is good, that he may have left those few sheep in the wilderto give to him that needeth. ness? I know thy pride, and the 76 m Exod. xx. 16.

naughtiness of thine heart; for thou 77. n Zech. viii. 16. These are art come down, that thou mights the things that ye shall do, Speak see the battle. Lev. xix. 16. Thou ye every man the truth to his neigh- shalt not go up and down as a talebour : execute the judgment of truth bearer among thy people ; neither and peace in your gates.

shalt thou stand against the blood of 0 3 John 12. Demetrius hath thy neighbour : I am. the Lord. good report of all men, and of the Psal. xv. 3. He that backbiteth not truth itself: yea, and we also bear with his tongue, nor doth evil to record, and ye know that our re- his neighbour, nor taketh up a re•. cord is true.

proach against his neighbour. p Prov xiv. 5. A faithful wit- 79. , Exod. xx. 17. ness will not lie : but a false wit- 80. Heb. xiii. 5. Let your corness will utter lies. V. 25. A true versation be without covetoufness; witness delivereth souls, but a de- and be content with such things as "ceitful witness speaketh lies.

ye bave: for he hath said, I will 78. q 1 Sani. xviii 28. And Eli- never leave thee, nor forsake thee. ab his eldest brother heard when i Tim. vi. 6. But godliness wich he spake unto the inen; and Eliab’s contentment is great gain. anger was kindled against David,


ritable frame of fpirit toward our neighbour, and all that is his t.

Q. 81. What is forbidden in the tenth commandment? ,

A. The tenth coinmandinent forbiddeth all discontentment with our own estate v, envying or grieving at the good of our neighbour w, and all inordinate motions and affcctions to any thing that is his x.

2 82. Is any man able perfectly to keep the cornmandments of God

A. No mere man fince: the fall, is able in this life, Perfectly to keep the commandments of God

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1 Job xxxi. 29. If I rejoiced at the w Gal: v. 26. Let us not be de destruction of him that liated me, fuous of vain glory, provoking one or lift up myself when evil found another, envying an uther, him. Rom. xii. 15. Rejoice with Jumes iii. 14. But if ye have bitter them that do rejoice, and weep envying and strife in your hearts, with them that weep.

i Tim. i. s. glory not, and lie not against the Now the end of he continandment truth. v. 16. For where envying is charity: out of a pure heart and and strife is, there is confusion, and of a good confcience, and of faith every evil work. unfeigned. Cor. xii. 4. Charity x Rom. vii. 7. What shall we suffereth long, and is kind; chari say theo ? Is the law fin ? God for-, ty envieth not; charity vaunteth bid. Nay, I had not known fin, but not itself, is not puffed up. v.5. by the law; for I had not known Doth behave ittelf unseemly, lust, except the law had said, Thou seeketh not her own, is not easily shalt not covet. v. 8. But sin taking provoked, thinketh no evil. v. 6, occasion by the conmandment, Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but re. wrought in me all manner of concu. joiceth in the truth : v.7. Beareth piscence. For without the law fin all things, believeth all things, ho- was dead. Ron. xiii. 9. For this, peth all things, endareth all things. Thou shalt not com nit adultery,

81. v 1 Kings xxi. 4. And Ahab Thou shall not kill, Thou shalt not came into his house, heavy and dif- steal, Thou ihalt not bear false witpleased, because of the word which neís, Thou thalt not covet ; and if Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken there be any other commandment, to him : for he had said, I will not it is briefly comprenended in this give thee the inheritance of my fa- saying, namely, hou ihalt live thers : and he laid him down upon thy neighbour as thyself Deut. v. his bed, and turned away his face, 21. Neithe: halt thou desire thy and would eat no bread. Esther v, neighbour's wife, neither shalt thou 13. Yet all this availeth me covet thy neighbour's house, his thing, so long as I see Mordecai field, or his man-fervant, or his the Jew sitting at the king's gate. maid-fervant, his ox, or his ass, i Cor. X. 10. Neither murmur ye, or any thing that is thy neighbour's. as some of them also murmured, 82. ,, Eccl. vii. 20. For there is and were destroyed of the destroyer. not a just man upon earth, that dotha




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