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Q. 65. What is forbidden in the fifth commandment?

A. The fifth commandment forbiddeth the neglecting of, or doing any thing against, the honour and duty which bes longeth to every one in their several places and relations z.

Q. 66. What is the reason annexed to the fifth commandment?

A. The reason annexed to the fifth commandment is a promise of long life and prosperity (as far as it shall serve for God's glory, and their own good) to all such as keep this commandmenta.

Q. 67. Which is the sixth commandment?
A. The fixth commandment is, Thou shalt not kill b.
Q. 68. What is required in the sixth commandment?
A. The sixth commandment requireth all lawful endeavours

to x 1 Pet. ii. 17. Honour all men. clothe you with the wool, ye kill Love the brotherhood. Fear God. them that are fed, but ye feed not Honour the king.

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The diseased have Rom. xii. 10. Be kindly affecti ye not strengthened, neither have oned one to another; with brotherly ye healed that which was sick, neilove, in honour preferring one ano

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was broken, neither have ye brought 65. z Mat. xv. 4. For Gòd com- again that which was driven away, manded, saying, Honour thy father neither have ye sought that which and mother: and, He that curseth was lost; but with force and with father or mother, let him die the cruelty have ye ruled them. Rom. death. v. 5. But ye say, Whosoever xiii. 8. Owe no man any thing, but fhall fay to his father or his mother, It to love one another: for he that lov. is a gift by whatsoever thou might- eth another, hath fulfilled the law. eft be profited by me, v. 6. And ho 66. a Deut. v. 16. Honour thy fanour not his father or his mother, ther and thy mother, as the Lord he shall be free. Thus have ye made thy God hath commanded thee; the commandment of God of none that thy days may be prolonged, effect by your tradition. Ezekiel and that it may go well with thee, xxxiv 2. Son of man, prophesy a in the land which the Lord thy God gainst the shepherds of Israel, pro- giveth thee. Eph. vi. 2. Honour phesy and say unto them, Thus thy father and mother (which is the faith the Lord God unto the shep first commandment with promise) herds, Wo be to the shepherds of v. 3. That it may be well with thee, Ifrael, that do feed themselves: and thou mayelt live long on the fhould not the shepherds feed the earth. flocks? v. 3. Ye cat the fat, and ye 67.8 Exod. xx. 131


to preserve our own life c, and the life of others d.

Q. 69. What is forbidden in the fixth commandment?

A. The sixth .commandment forbiddeth che taking away of our own life, or the life of our neighbour unjustly, or whatsoever tendech thereunto é.

Q. 70. Which is the seventh commandment?

A. The seventh commandment is, Thou shalt not commit adultery f.

Q. 71. What is required in the seventh commandment?

A. The feventh commandment requireth the preservation of our own and our neighbour's chastity, in heart, speech and behaviourg.

Q.7 2. What is forbidden in the seventh commandment?

A. The seventh commandment forbiddech all uncharte thoughts, words, and actions b.

Q. 78. 68. c Eph. v. 28. So ought men 5. Defraud ye not one the other, to love their own wives, as their except it be with consent for a time, own bodies : he that loveth his wife, that ye may give yourselves to fatloveth himself. Y. 29. For no man ing and prayer; and come together ever hated his own flesh; but nou- again, that Satan tempt you not for risheth and cherisheth it, even as your incontinency. v. 34. There is the Lord the church.

difference also between a wife and di Kings xviii. 4. For it was so, a virgin: the unmarried woman when Jezebel cut off the prophets careth for the things of the Lord, of the Lord, that Obadiah took an that the may be holy, both in body hundred prophets, and hid them and in spirit: but the that is married by fifty in a cave, and fed them careth for the things of the world, with bread and water.

how she may pleale her husband. v. 69. c Acts xvi. 28. But Paul cried 36. But if any man think that he bewith a loud voice, saying, Do thy haveth himself uncomely towards self no harm; for we are all here. his virgin, if she pass the flower of her Gen. ix. 6. Whoso sheddeth mans age, and need so require, let him blood, by man shall his blood be do what he will, he sinneth not: let 1hed: for in the image of God made them marry. Col. iv. 6. Let your he man.

speech be alway with grace, season70.f Exod. xx. 14.

ed with salt, that ye may know how 71.8 i Cor. vii. 2. Nevertheless, ye ought to answer every man. I to avoid fornication, let every man Per iii, 2. While they behold your have his own wife, and let every wo chafte conversation coupled with man have her own husband. v. 3. fear. Let the husband render unto the 72. b Mat. xv. 19. For out of the wife due benevolence; and likewise heart proceed evil thoughts, muralso the wife unto the husband, v. ders, adulteries, fornications, thefts,




Which is the eighth commandment?
A. The eighth commandment is, Thou shalt pot steal i.
Q. 74. What is required in the eighth commandment?

A. The eighth commandment requireth the lawful pro-
curing and furthering the wealth and outward estate of our.
selves and others k.
Q. 75. What is forbidden in the eighth commandment?
A. The eighth commandment forbiddern whatsoever doth

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falso witness, blafphemies. Mat. v. thee until thy brother seek after it, 28. But I say unto you, That who- and thou shalt reitore it to him afocver looketh on a woman to lust gain. v. 3. In like manner thalt thou after her, hath committed adultery do with his ass, and so shalt thou do with her already in his heart. Eph. with his raiment, and with all loft v. 3. But fornication, and all un- things of thy brothers, which he cleanness, or covetousness, let it not hath lot, and thou hast found, thalt be once named amongst you, as be- thou do likewife: thou mayest not cometh faints: v. 4. Neither filthi. hide thyself. v. 4. Thou inalt not ness, nor foolish talking, nor jefting, see thy brothers ass or his or fall which are not convenient: but ra down by the way, and hide thyself ther giving of thanks.

from them: thou shalt surely help 73. i Exod. xx. 15.

him to lift them up again. v. 5. The 74. & Gen. xxx. 30. For it was lit woman shall not wear that which tle which thou hadst before I came, pertaineth unto a man, neither fall and it is now increased unto a mul a man put on a womans garment: titude; and the Lord hath blessed for all that do so, are abomination theciincemycoming and now when unto the Lord thy God. Exod. xxii. shall I provide for mine own house 4. If thou meet thine cnemies or or also? i Tim. v. 3. But if any pro- his ass going astray, thou shalt surevide not for his own, and specially ly bring it back to him again. y. s. for those of his own house, he hath Ifthou see the ass of him that hat. denied the faith, and is worse than eth thee, lying under his burden, an infidel. Lev. xxv. 35. And if thy and wouldit forbear to help him; brother be waxen poor, and fallen thou shalt surely help with him. in decay with thee; then thou shalt Gen. xlvii. 14. And Jofeph gathered relieve him; yea, though he be a all the money that was found in franger, or a sojourner; that he the land of Egypt, and in the land may live with thee. Dent. xxii. 1. of Canaan, for the corn which they Thou shalt not see thy brothers ox bought: and Joseph brought the mo or his sheep go aftry, and hid thy- neyinto Pharaohs house. v. 20. And felf from them: thou shalt in any Joseph bought all the land of Egypt cale bring them again unto thy bro- for Pharaoh; for the Egyptians fold ther. v. 2. And ifthy brother be not every man his field, because the fanigh unto thee, or if thou know him miné prevailed over them: fo che not, then thou shalt bring it unto land became Pharaohs. thine own house, and it shall be with


or may unjustly hinder our own or our neighbour's wealth of outward estate I.

Q.76. Which is the ninth commandment?

A. The ninth commandment is, Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour m.

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

A. The ninth commandment requireth the maintaining and promoting of truth between man and map n, and of our own and our neighbour's good name o, especially in witness-bear

ing p.

Q.7 8. What is forbidden in the ninth commandment?

A. The ninth commandment forbiddeth whatsocver is preudicial 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

neigh75.1 Prov. xxi. 15. He that love report of all men, and of the truth th pleasure shall be a poor man: itself, yea, and we also bear record, e that loveth wine and oil .hall not and ye know that our record is true. e rich. Prov. xxiii. 20. Be not a p Prov. xiv. 5. A faithful witness ongst wine-bibers, amongst rio. will not lic: but a falie witness will us eaters of feth. v. 21. For the utter lies, v. 25. A true witness deunkard and the glutton shall come livereth fouls, but a deceitful witness

poverty: and drowsiness shall speaketh lies. othe a man with rags. Prov. xxviii. 78.9 1 Sam. xvii. 28. And Eliab . He that tilleth his land shall his eldest brother heard when he ve plenty of bread: but he that spake unto the men; and Eliaus anloweth after vain persons, fhall ger was kindled again't David, and ve poverty enough. Eph. iv. 28. he said, Why camelt thou down it him that stole steal no more:

hither? and with whom hai thou t rather let him labour, working left those few sheep in the wilderth his hands the thing which is ness? I know thy pride and the od, that he may have to give to naughtineis of thine heart; for thou n that needeth.

art come down, that thou mig"-it 16. m Exod. xx. 16.

fee the battle. Lev. xix. 16. Tiou 17., Zech. viii. 16. These are the shalt not go up and down as a taleigs that ye thull do, Speak ye e- bearer among thy people; neither y man the truth to his neigh- shalt thou land againit the blood of r: execrite the judgment of truth thy neighbour: I am the Lord. Pla. | peace in your gates.

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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'sr.

Q. 80. What is required in the tenth commandment?

A. The tenth commandment requireth full contentment with our own conditions, with a right and charitable frame of spirit toward our neighbour, and all that is his t.

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

A. The tenth commandment forbiddech all discontentment with our own estatev, envying or grieving at the good of our neighbour w, and all inordinate motions and affections to any thing that is his x.

Q. 82.

bour, nor taketh up a reproach a- pleased, because of the word which gainst his neighbour,

Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to 79. Exod. xx, 17.

him: for he had said, I will not give 8o. / Heb. xiii.


Let your con thee the inheritance of my fathers: vertation be without covetousness; and he laid him down upon his bed, and le content with such things as and turned away his face, and would ye have: for he hath faid, I will ne eat no bread. Either v. 13. Yet all ver leave thee, nor forsake thee. I this availeth me nothing to long as But godliness with con I see Mordecai the Jew ficting at the tentment is great gain.

kings gate. i Cor. x. 10. Neither Job. xxxi. 29. If I rejoiced at the

murmur ye, as fome of them also destruction of him that hated me, or murmured, and were destroyed of lift up myself when evil found him. the destroyer. Rom. xii. 15. Rejoice with them that w Gal. v. 26. Let us not be dedo rejoice, and weep with them that firous of vain-glory, provoking one weep. 1 Tim.i. 5. Now the end of another, envying one another. Jam. the commandment is charity, out of ii. 14. But if ye have bitter envying a pure heart, and of a good consci. and strife in your hearts, glory not, ence, and of faith unfeigned, 1 Cor. and lie not against the truth. v. 16. xiii. 4. Charity suffereth long, and For where envyingand strifeis, there is kind; charity envieth not; chari- is confusion, and every evil work. ty vaunteth not itself, is not puffed * Rom. vii. 7. What shall we fay up, v. 5. doth not behave itself un then? Is the law fin? God forbid, seemnly, fecketh not her own, is not Nay, I had not known sin, but by easily provoked, thinketh no evil, the law: for I had not known luft, v. 6. rejoiceth not in iniquity, but except the law had said, Thou shalt rejoiceth in the truth: v.7. Beareth not covet. v.8. But sin taking occaall things, believeth all things, hop- fion by the commandment, wrought eth all things, endureth all things. in me all manner of concupiscence

. 81. v 1 Kings xxi. 4. And Ahab For without the law fin was dead. came into his house, heavy and dif- Rom. xii. 9. For this, Thou shalt


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