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Hos. iv. 4. My people are as they that strive with the priest. Zech. vii. 11. They refused to hearken and pulled away the shoul der, and stopped their ears that they should not hear the words which the Lord hath sent in his Spirit by the prophets, therefore came wrath from the Lord of hosts.

Matt. xviii. 17. If one neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man, and a publican.

x. 11. Into whatsoever city ye enter, and they receive you not, shake the dust off your feet.

Ver. 15. It shall be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrah in the day of judgment than for that city.

Ver. 16. He that despiseth you despiseth me.

John i. 11. Christ came to his own, and his own received him not. iii 11. Jesus said, ye receive not our witness.

v. 43. Jesus said, I am come in my Father's name, and ye receive me not, if another come in his own name him ye will receive.

xii. 48. Jesus said, he that rejectcth me and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him, the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him at the last day.

Eph. iv. 14. Be no more chidren tossed to and fro, with every wind of doctrine.

1 Thess. iv. 3. He that despiseth, despiseth not men but God, who hath given unto us his Holy Spirit. See Matt. xxiii. 37. Luke. xiii. 34.

2 Tim. i.15.Paul said, all that are in Asia, be turned away from me. iv. 3. The time will come when they will not endure sound doc trine, but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers having itching ears.

Ver. 4. And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned into fables.

1 Cor. iii. 4. One saith I am of Paul, another I am of Apollos, &c. Ch. i. 12.

iv. 6. Puffed up for one against another.

CXLIII. Not supporting them. Mal. iii. 9. Ye arceursed with a curse, for ye have robbed me, even this whole nation. Ver. 10. Neh. xiii. 10, 12


CXLIV. Of Murder. Exod. xx. 13. Thou shalt not kill. Matt. xix. 18. 1 Tim. i. 9. Death the punishment of murderers.

Gen. ix. 6. Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed. Ver. 5.

Exod. xxi. 12. He that smiteth a man so that he die, shall surely be put to death. Ver. 13, 14. Lev. xxiv. 17.

Numb. xxxv. 16. The murderer shall surely be put to death. Ver.

17, 18, 21, 30.

Ver. 31. Ye shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer, he shall surely be put to death.

Ver. 33. Blood defileth the land, and the land cannot be cleansed of the blood that is shed therein, but by the blood of him that shed it.

Deut. xix. 11. If a man hate his neighbour, and lie in wait for him, and smite him mortally that he die, Ver. 13. 1 hine eye shall not pity him, but thou shalt put away the guilt of innocent blood.


CXLV. Cases excepted wherein the killing of a man was not to be punished with death. Exod. xxi. 20. If a man smite his servant with a rod and he die under his hand, he shall be surely punished.

xxii. 2. If a thief be found breaking up, and be smitten that he die, there shall no blood be shed for him.

Ver 3. But if the sun be risen upon him, there shall be blood shed for him.

Deut. xix. 4. Whosoever killeth his neighbour ignorantly whom he hated not,

Ver. 6. He is not worthy of death. CXLVI. Threatenings against murderers. abhor the bloody man. See Ps. li. 14. Jonah i. 14.

Iv. 23. Bloody men shall not live half their days.

cvi. 38. The land was polluted with blood. Ver. 40. Therefore the wrath of the Lord was kindled.

Numb. xxxv. 15, 22.
Ps. v. 6. The Lord will

cix. 31. The Lord shall stand at the right hand of the poor, to save him from those that condemn his soul.

Prov. vi. 17. The Lord doth hate hands that shed innocent blood. xxviii. 17. A man that doth violence to the blood of any person, shall flee to the pit, let no man stay him.

Isa. lix. 3. Your hands are defiled with blood. Ver. 7.
Ver. 10 We are as dead men.

Jer. ii. 34. Also in thy skirts is found the blood of the souls of the poor innocents.

vii. 9. Will ye steal, murder, commit adultery, &c.

Ver. 15. I will cast you out of my sight. Ver. 16. Pray not for this people.

xix. 3. I will bring evil upon this place. Ver. 4. They have filled it with the blood of innocents. Lam. iv. 14, 16.

Ezek. xxiv. 6. Woe to the bloody city. Ver. 9. Neh. iii. 1.

xxxv. 6. As I live, saith the Lord God, I will prepare thee unto blood, and blood shall pursue thee; sith thou hast not hated blood, even blood shall pursue thee.

Hab. ii. 10. Thou hast consulted shame to thy house by cutting off many people, and hast sinned against thy soul.

Ver. 11. For the stone shall cry out the wall, and the beam out of the timber shall answer it.

John viii. 44. The devil was a murderer from the beginning. Gal. v. 21. The works of the flesh are, murders. James iv. 1. 1 John iii. 15. No murderer hath eternal life abiding in him. Rev. xxi. 8. Murderers shall have their part in the lake that burneth with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.

xxii. 15. Without the heavenly Jerusalem are murderers, &c. See Hos. iv. 2, 3. Matt. xxiii 35.

CXLVII. Instances of the punishment of murder. Upon Cain, Gen. iv.5, 24. Upon Simeon and Levi, Gen. xlix. 5, 6, 7.-xxxiv. 25, 26. Upon David, 2 Sam. 11th and 12th chapters, and upon Ahab, 1 Kings xxii. 38. Upon Manasseth, 2 Kings xxiv. 3, 4.

CXLVIII. Striking, wounding, maiming. How to be punished. Exod. xxi. 18 to 25. Lev. xxiv. 19. Deut. xxii. 23, 24-xxvii. 24.


CXLIX. Adultery and fornication. Exod. xx. 14. Thou shalt not commit adultery. Mark x. 19. James ii. 11.

Deut. xxiii. 17. There shall be no whore of the daughter of Israel. Lev. xix. 29.

CL. Threatenings, or the evil consequences of adultery, and furnication, &c. Gen. xii. 17. The Lord plagued Pharaoh and his house with great plagues, because of Sarai Abram's wife, who was taken into Pharaoh's house. Ver. 15.

xx. 2. Abimelech took Sarah Abraham's wife.

Ver. 3. God said to him, thou art a dead man, for she is a man's wife. Ver. 7. If thou restore her not thou shalt surely die.

Ver. 9. Abimelech said to Abraham, thou hast brought on me and on my kingdom a great sin. Ch. xxvi. 7, 10, 11.

xxxv. 22. Reuben lay with Bilhah his father's concubine. Ch. xliv. 4. Jacob said, thou shalt not cxcel, because thou wentest up to thy father's bed, and didst defile it.

Exod. xxii. 16. If a man entice a maid, that is not betrothed, and fie with her, he shall surely endow her to be his wife.

Ver. 17. If her father refuse to give her to him, he shall pay money according to the dowry of virgins.

Lev. xviii. 20. Thou shalt not lie carnaily with thy neighbour's wife to defile thyself with her. Ver. 28. That the land spue you not out.

xx. 10. The man that committeth adultery with another man's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death. See to ver. 22.

xxi. 7. The priest shall not take a wife that is a whore, or profane. Ver. 9. And the daughter of the priest, if she profane herself by playing the whore, she profaneth her father, she shall be burnt.

Numb. v. 12. If a man's wife go aside and commit a trespass against him,

Ver. 13. And a man lie with her carnally, and it be hid from the eyes of her husband, and there be no witness against her.

Ver. 19. The priest shall charge her with an oath of cursing. Ver. 21.

Ver. 27. And if she be defiled, her belly shall swell, and her thigh shall rot.

Deut. xxii. 22. If a man be found lying with a woman married to an husband, they shall both of them dic.

Ver. 23. If a damsel that is a virgin, be betrothed unto an husband, and a man find her in the city and lie with her,

Ver. 24. Ye shall stone them both with stones that they die, the damsel because she cried not, being in the city, and the man because he hath humbled his neighbour's wife.

Deut. xxii. 25. But if a man find a betrothed damsel in the field and force her and lie with her, then the man only shall die.

Ver. 28. If a man find a damsel that is a virgin which is not betrothed, and lay hold on her, and lie with her, and they be found; Ver. 29. Then the man shall give unto the demsel's father fifty

shekels of silver, and she shall be his wife, because he hath humbled her, he may not put her away all his days.

Deut. xxiii. 2. A bastard shall not enter into the congregation of the Lord even to his tenth generation.

Ver. 18. Thou shalt not bring the hire of a whore, or the price of a dog into the house of the Lord thy God for any vow.

2 Sam. xii. 4. David lay with the wife of Uriah.

xii. 11. See the punishment thereof.

Job xxvi. 15. The eye of the adulterer waiteth for the twilight say. ing, no eye shall see me.

Ver. 17. The morning is to them as the shadow of death.

Ver. 18. Their portion is cursed in the earth.

xxxi. 9. If mine heart hath been deceived by a woman, or if I have laid wait at my neighbour's door;

Ver. 10. Then let my wife grind to another, and let others bow down upon her.

Ver. 11. For it is an heinous crime, it is an iniquity to be punished by the judges.

Ver. 12. It is a fire that consumeth to destruction, and would root out all mine increase.

Prov. v. 3. The lips of a strange woman drop as an honey-comb, and her mouth is smoother than oil.

Ver. 4. But her end is bitter as wormwood, sharper than a two edged sword.

Ver. 5. Her feet go down to death, her steps take hold on hell. Ver. 6. Lest thou shouldest ponder the path of life, her ways are


Ver. 8. Remove thy way far from her, come not nigh the door of her house.

Ver 9. Lest thou give thine honour to others, and thy years unto the cruel.

Ver.10. Lest strangers be filled with thy wealth, and thy labours be in the house of a stranger?

Ver. 11. And thou mourn at the last, when thy flesh and thy body are consumed.

Ver. 20. Why wilt thou be ravished with a strange woman, and embrace the bosom of a stanger?

Ver 21. For the ways of man are before the eyes of the Lord, and he pondereth all his goings.

vi. 24. Keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.

Ver. 25. Lust not after her beauty in thine heart, neither let her take thee with her eye-lids.

Ver. 26. For by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to a piece of bread, and the adulteress will hunt for the precious life.

Ver. 27. Can a man take fire in his bosom and not be burnt. Ver. 28. Can he go upon hot coals, and his feet not be burnt. Ver. 29. So he that goeth into his neighbour's wife, whosoever toucheth her shall not be innocent.

Ver. 32. Whoso committeth adultery with a woman, lacketh understanding, he that doth it destroyeth his own scul.



Seventh Commandment.

Prov. vi. 33. A wound and dishonour shall he get, and his reproach shall not be wiped away.

Ver. 34. For jealousy is the rage of a man. Ver. 35. He will not regard any ransom. Ch. vii. 5. See the description of a whorish woman, and the fool taken by her snares, to ver. 26.

Ver. 27. Her house is the way to hell, going down to the chambers of death.

ix. 17. She saith, stolen waters are sweet.

Ver. 18. But know that the dead are there, and that her guests are in the deeps of hell.

xxii. 14. The mouth of a strange woman is a deep pit, he that is abhorred of the Lord shall fall therein.

xxiii. 27. A whore is a deep ditch, and a strange woman is a narrow pit.

Ver. 28. She lieth in wait as for a prey, and increaseth transgressors among men.

xxx. 20. An adulterous woman saith, I have done no wicked


xxxi. 3. Give not thy strength unto women, nor thy ways to that which destroyeth kings.

Eccl. vii. 26. I find more bitter than death, the woman whose heart is snares and nets, and her hands as bands, whoso pleaseth God skall escape from her, but the sinner shall be taken by her.

Jer. vii. 9. Will ye steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, &c.

Ver. 10. And come and stand before me in this house.

Ver. 15. I will cast you out of my sight.

v. 7. When I fed them to the full, they then committed adultery, and assembled themselves by troops in the harlots houses.

Ver. 8. They were as fed horses in the morning, every one neighing after his neghbour's wife. Ch. xiii. 27.

Ver. 9. Shall I not visit for these things, saith the Lord, and shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

ix. 2. They be all adulterers. Ver. 9. Shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation?

xxiii. 10. The land is full of adulterers. The land mourneth. xxix. 23. Because they have committed adultery with their neighbours wives, even I know and am a witness, saith the Lord.

Ezek. xxii. 11. One hath committed abominadons with his neighbour's wife, another hath defiled his daughter-in-law, and anether hath humbled his sister.

Ver. 14. Can thine heart endure, or thine hands be strong in the day that I will deal with thee?

Hos. iv. 2. By swearing and lying, and killing and stealing, and com mitting adultery, they break out.

Ver. 3. Therefore shall the land mourn.

Ver. 11. Whoredom and wine take away the heart.

Ver. 13. Your daughters shall commit whoredom, and your spouses shall commit adultery.

Ver. 14. I will not punish your daughters nor your spouses; for themselves are separated with whores.

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