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thereunto; wanton looks t. impudent or light behaviour, immodeft apparel v; prohibiting of lawful w, and difpen-fing with unlawful marriages ; allowing, tolerating, keeping of ftews, and reforting to them y; intangling vows of fingle

words. v. 21. With her much fair fpeech fhe caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips fhe forced him v. 22 He goeth after her ftraightway, as an ox goeth to the flaughter, or as a fool to the cor. rection of the flocks.

Ifa. iii. 16 Moreover the Lord faith, because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with stretched forth necks, and wanton eyes, walking and mincing as they go, and making a tinkling with their feet. 2 Pet ii. 14. Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot ceafe from fin; beguiling unstable fouls:

Prov. vii. And behold, there met him a woman with the attire of an harlot, and fubtile of heart 7. 13. So fhe caught him and kiffed him, and with an impudent face faid unto him.

wi Tim iv.3. Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them who believe and know the truth.

Lev. xviii from verfe . to 21. Mark vi. 18. For John faid unto Herod, It is not lawful for thee to have thy brother's wife. Mal. ii. 11. Judah hath dealt treacherously, and an abomination is committed in If rael and in Jerufalem: for Judah hath profaned the holiness of the Lord which he loved, and hath married the daughter of a strange god v. 12. The Lord will cut off the man that doth this: the mafter and the scholar out of the tabernacles of Jacob, and him that offer eth an offeringunto the Lord of hofts.

y Kings xv. 12. And he took away the Sodomites out of the land,

and removed all the idols that his fathers had made. 2 Kings xxiii 7. and he brake down the houfes of the Sodomites, that were by the houfe of the Lord, where the women wove hangings for the grove. Deut. xxiii. 17. There shall be no whore of the daughters of Ifrael, nor a Sodomite of the fons of Ifrael. v. 18. Thou shalt not bring the hire of a whore, or the price of a dog into the houfe of the Lord thy God for any vow: for even both these are abomination unto the Lord thy God. Lev. xix. 29. Do not proftitute thy daughter, to cause her to be a whore; left the land fall to whoredom, and the land become full of wickedness Jer. v. 7. How fhall I pardon thee for this? thy children have forfaken me, and fworn by them that are no gods: when I had fed them to the full, they then committed adultery, and affembled themfelves by troops in the harlot's houfes. Prov. vii. 24. Hearken unto me now therefore, O ye children, and attend to the words of my mouth. v. 25 Let not thine heart decline to her ways, go not aftray in her paths. v. 26. For the hath caft down many wounded: yea, many strong men have been flain by her. v. 27. Her house is the way to hell, going down to the chambers of death.

Mat. xix 10. His difciples fay unto him, If the cafe of the man be fo with his wife, it is not good to marry. v. 11. But he said unto them, All men cannot receive this faying fave they to whom it is given. 1 Cor. vii. 1. For I would that all

fingle life z, undue delay of marriage a; having more wives or husbands than one at the fame time b; unjuft divorce c, or defertion d; idlenefs, gluttony, drunkenness e, unchafte company f; lafcivious fongs, books, pictures, dancings, stage

all men were even as I myself: but every man hath his proper gift of God, one after this manner. and another after that. v. 8. I say therefore to the unmarried and widows, It is good for them, if they abide even as I. v. 9. But if they cannot contain, let them marry: for it is better to marry than to burn. Gen. xxxviii. 26 and Judah acknowledged them, and faid, She hath been more righteous than I; be caufe that I gave her not to Shelah my fon and he knew her again no


b Mal.ii. 14. Yet ye fay, Wherefore? because the Lord hath been witness between thee and the wife of thy youth, against whom thou haft dealt treacheroufly; yet is the thy companion, and the wife of thy covenant. v. 15. and did not he make one? yet had he the refidue of the Spirit: and wherefore one? that he might feek a godly feed: therefore take heed to your fpirit, and let none deal treacheroufly against the wife of his youth. Mat. xix. 5 and faid, For this caufe fhall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain fhall be one flesh.

c Mal. ii. 16. For the Lord the God of Ifrael faith that he hateth putting away; for one covereth violence with his garment, faith the Lord of hofts; therefore take heed to your fpirit, that you deal not treach erously. Mat. v. 32. But I fay unto you, that whofoever shall put away his wife, faving for the cause of fornication, caufeth her to commit

adultery and whofoever fhall marry her that is divorced, committeth adultery.

d 1 Cor. vii. 12. But to the rest fpeak I, not the Lord, If any brother hath a wife that believeth not, and the be pleafed to dwell with him, let him not put her away. v. 13. and the woman which hath an hufband that believeth not, and if he be pleafed to dwell with her, let her not leave him.

e Ezek. xvi. 40. Behold, this was the iniquity of thy fifter Sodom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her, and in her daughters, neither did fhe flrengthen the hands of the poor and needy. Prov. xxiii. 30. They that tarry long at the wine, they that go to feek mixt wine. v. 31. Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself bright. v. 32 at the last it biteth like a ferpent, and flingeth like an adder. v. 33. Thine eyes fhall behold ftrange women, and thine heart fhall utter perverfe things.

fGen. xxxix. 10. And it came to pafs, as fhe fpake to Jofeph day by day, that he hearkened not unto. her, to ly by her, or to be with her. Prov. v. 8. Remove thy way far from her, and come not nigh the door of her house.

g Eph.v.4.Neither filthinefs, nor foolish talking, nor jefting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks. Ezek. xxiii. 14. and that the increased her whoredoms: for when the faw men pourtrayed


ftage-playsg; and all other provocations to, or acts of uncleannefs, either in ourselves or others h.

Q 140. Which is the eighth commandment?

A. The eighth commandment is, Thou fha not steal i. Q.141. What are the duties required in the eighth commandment?

A. The duties required in the eighth commandment are, truth, faithfulness and justice in contracts and commerce between

upon the wall, the images of the Chaldeans pourtrayed with vermilion. v. 15. Girded with girdles upon their loins,exceeding in dyed attire, upon their heads, all of them princes to look to, after the manner of the Babylonians of Chaldea, the land of their nativity: v. 16, and as foon as the faw them with her eyes, the doted upon them, and fent meffengers unto them into Chaldea. Ifa. xxiii. 15. and it fhall come to pafs in that day that Tyre fhall be forgotten seventy years, according to the days of one king: after the end of feventy years fhall Tyre fing as an harlot. v. 16. Take an harp, go about the city, thou harlot that haft been forgotten, make sweet melody, fing many fongs, that thou mayeft be remembered. v. 17. and it fhall come to pafs after the end of feventy years, that the Lord will vifit Tyre, and the fhall turn to her hire, and fhall commit fornication with all the kingdoms of the world upon the face of the earth.Ifa.iii.16. Moreover, the Lord faith, Becaufe the daughters of Sion are haughty, and walk with stretched forth necks and wanton eyes, walking, and mincing as they go, and making a tinkling with their feet:-Mark vi 22. and when the daughter of the faid Herodias came in, and danced, and pleafed Herod, and them that fat with him, the king

faid unto the damfel, Ask of me whatfoever thou wilt, and I will give it thee. Rom. xiii. 13. Let us walk honeftly as in the day: not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonnefs, not in ftrife and envying. 1 Pet. iv. 3. For the time paft of our life may fuffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lafcivioufnefs, lufts, excels of wine revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries.

b2 Kings ix. 30. And when Jehu was come to Jezreel, Jezabel heard of it, and the painted her face, and tired her head, and looked out at a window. Compared with Jer. iv. 30. and when thou art spoiled, what wilt thou do? though thou clotheft thyfelf with crimson, tho' thou deckest thee with ornaments of gold, though thou renteft thy face with painting, in vain fhalt thou make thyfelf fair, thy lovers will defpife thee, they will feek thy life, And with Ezek. xxiii. 40. and furthermore, that ye have fent for men to come from far, unto whom a meffenger was fent; and to, they came, for whom thou didst wafh thyfelf, painted thy eyes, and deckedit thyfelf with ornaments,

140. i Exod. xx. 15.

141. Pfal. xv. 2. He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteoufnefs, and fpeaketh the truth in

between man and man k, rendering to every one his due /; reftitution of goods unlawfully detained from the right owners thereof m; giving and lending freely, according to our abilities, and the neceffities of others n; moderation

his heart, v. 4. He that fweareth to his own hurt, and changeth not. Zech. vii. 4. Then came the word of the Lord of hofts unto me, faying, v. 10, and opprefs not the widow, nor the fatherless, the ftranger, nor the poor, and let none of you imagine evil againft his brother in your heart. Zech. viii. 16. Thefe are the things that ye fhall do. Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbour: execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates. v. 17. and let none of you imagine evil in your hearts against his neighbour, and love no falfe oath for all these are things that I hate, faith the Lord.

/Rom.xiii. 7.Render therefore to all their dues; tribute to whom tribute is due, custom to whom cuftom, fear to whom fear, honour to whom honour.

m Lev. vi. 2. If a foul fin and commit a trefpafs against the Lord, and lie unto his neighbour in that which was delivered him to keep, or in fellowship, or in a thing taken away by violence, or hath deceived his neighbour; v. 3 Or have found that which was loft, and lieth concerning it, and fweareth falfly: in any of all these that a man doth, finning therein. 4. Then it fhall be, because he hath finned and is guilty, that he fhall restore that which he took violently away, or the thing which he hath deceitfully gotten, or that which was delivered him to keep, cr the loft thing which he found: v. 5. Or all that about which he hath fworn falfly;


he fhall even reflore it in the principal, and fhall add the fifth part more thereto, and give it unto him to whom it appertaineth, in the day of his trefpafs offering. Compared with Luke xix. 8. and Zaccheus food and faid unto the Lord, Behold, Lord, the halt of my goods. I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any man by falfe accufation, I reftore him fourfold.

'n Luke vi. 30. Give to every man that afketh thee; and of him that taketh away thy goods, afk them not again. v. 38. Give and it fhall be given unto you; good measure, preffed down, and shaken together, and running over, fhall men give into your bofom. For with the fame measure that you mete withal, it fhall be measured to you again. 1 John iii. 17. But whofo hath this world's good, and feeth his brother have need, and fhutteth up his bowels of compaffion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him? Eph. iv, 28. Let him that ftole, fteal no more; but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth. Gal. vi ro. as we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the houshold of faith.

01 Tim. vi. 6. But godlinefs with contentment is great gain. v.7. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. v.8 and having food and raiment, let us be therewith content.

of our judgments, wills and affections concerning worldly goods o; a provident care and study to get p, keep, use and difpofe these things which are neceffary and convenient for the fuftentation of our nature, and fuitable to our condition q; a lawful calling r, and diligence in it; frugality; avoiding

V.9. But they that will be rich, fall into temptation, and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in deftruction and perdition. Gal. vi. 14. But God forbid that I should glory fave in the crofs of our Lord Jefus Chrift, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world.

Tim. v. 8. But if any provide not for his own, and fpecially for those of his own houfe, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.

9 Prov. xxvii. from verfe 23. to the end. Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds. For riches are not for ever, Eccl.ii.24.There is nothing better for a man, than that he should eat and drink, and that he should make his foul enjoy good in his labour. This alfo I faw, that it was from the hand of God. Eccl. iii. 12. I know that there is no good in them, but for a man to rejoice, and to do good in his life. V. 13. and alfo that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labour, it is the gift of God. 1 Tim. vi. 17. Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not high-minded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy v. 18. That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to diftribute, willing to communicate. Ifa. xxxviii. 1. In thofe days was Hezekiah fick unto death: and Ifaiah the prophet the for of

Amos came unto him, and said unto him, Thus faith the Lord, Set thine houfe in order; for thou shalt die, and not live. Mat. xi. 8.-Behold, they that wear foft clothing, are in king's houses.

1 Cor. vii 20. Let every man abide in the fame calling wherein he was called. Gen. ii, 15. And the Lord God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden, to drefs it, and to keep it. Gen. iii. 19. In the fweat of thy face fhalt thou eat bread till thou return unto the ground;

Eph. iv. 28. Let him that ftole, feal no more; but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth. Prov. x. 4. He becometh poor that dealeth with a flack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.

John vi. 12. When they were filled, he faid unto his difciples, Gather up the fragments that remain, that nothing be loft. Prov. xxi. 20. There is a treasure to be defired, and oil in the dwellings of the wife; but a foolish man spendeth it up.

VI Cor. vii. from ver. 1. to 9. Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unjuft, and not before the faints? &c.

w Prov. vi. from verfe 6. My fon, if thou be furety for thy friend, if thou haft ftricken thy hand with a ftranger, thou art fnared with the words of thy mouth. Prov. xi. 15. He that is furety for a stranger, fhafl


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