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Hos. vii. 4.
Ver. 7.

They are all adulterers as an oven heated. There is none among them that calleth unto me. Mal. iii. 5. I will be a swift witness against the adulterers and false swearers, &c.

Rom. i. 28. As they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind.

Ver. 29. Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, &c. 1 Cor. iii. 16. Know ye not that ye are the temples of God. Ver. 17. If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy. v. 1. It is reported that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles.

Ver. 9. I wrote to you, not to keep company with fornicators. Ver. 11. If any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, with such an one no not to eat,

Ver. 13. Put away from among you that wicked person.

vi. 9. Neither fornicators nor idolaters, adulterers, &c. shall inher. it the kingdom of God. Ver. 10.

Ver. 13. The body is not for fornication, but for the Lord.

Ver. 15. Know ye not that your bodies are the members of Christ, shall I make them members of an harlot ?

Ver. 16. He that is joined to an harlot is one body with her.

Ver. 18. He that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body.

x. 8. Neither let us commit fornication as some of them did, and fell in one day, three and twenty thousand. Numb. xxv. 1, 9.

2 Cor. xii. 20. I fear lest I shall not find you such as I would. Ver. 21 And that I shall bewail many who have sinned, and have not repented of their fornication, lasciviousness, &c.

Gal. v. 19. The works of the flesh, are adultery, fornication, uncleanness.

Ver. 21. They that do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

Eph. v. 5. No whoremonger nor unclean person hath an inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.

Ver. 6. Because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.

Col. iii. 5. Fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, &c. Ver. 6. For which things sake cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.

1 Tim. i. 10. The law is made for whoremongers, &c. Heb. xiii. 4. Whoremongers and adulterers God will judge. 2 Pet. ii. 14. Having eyes full of adultery, cursed children. Jude vii. Sodom and Gomorrha and the cities about them, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire. Ver. 8.

Rev. xxi. 8. Murderers and whoremongers, &c. 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 dogs, sorcerers, whoremongers, &c.

Matt. v. 28. Whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her, hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.

xv. 19. Out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murder, adulteries, fornications, &c. these defile a man. Ver. 20.

CLI. Examples, exhortations, promises, &c. against adultery and fornication. Gen. xxxix. 7. His master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph, and said, lie with me. Ver. 8. But he refused. Ver. 9. And said, how can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?

Job xxxi. 1. I made a covenant with mine eyes, why then should I look upon a maid ?

Ezek. xviii. 6. If a man be just and do that which is lawful and right, and hath not defiled his neighbour's wife, &c. he shall live. Ver. 9. John viii. 4. Jesus said to the woman taken in adultery, sin no more. Acts xv. 20. Abstain from fornication. Ver. 29.

Rom. xiii. 13. Let us walk honestly as in the day, not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness.

Ver. 14. Make not provision for the flesh to fulfil the lusts thereof. 1 Cor. vi. 15. Know ye not that your bodies are members of Christ. Ver. 18. Flee fornication.

vii. 9. If they cannot contain, let them marry.

ix. 27. I keep my body under, lest I should be a cast-away.

x. 8. Let us not commit fornication.

Eph. v. 3. Fornication and all uncleanness, let it not be once named amongst you, as becometh saints. Ver. 4.

Col. iii. 5. Mortify your members which are upon the earth, fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, &c.

1 Thess. iv. 3. This is the will of God, even your sanctification, and that ye abstain from fornication.

Ver. 4. Every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour.

Ver. 5, Not in the lust of concupiscence, as the Gentiles which know not God.

Ver 7. God hath not called us to uncleanness, but unto holiness.

1 Tim. i. 10. The law is made for whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind.

2 Tim. ii. 22. 1 Pet. ii, 11.

Flee youthful lusts.

Abstain from fleshly lusts which war against the soul,



CLII. Precepts concerning property, and the use of riches in society. Exod. x. 15. Thou shalt not steal. Lev. xix. 11, 13. Deut. v. 19. Matt. xix. 18. Rom. xiii. 9. Eph. iv. 28. 1 Pet. iv. 15.

CLIII. Threatenings against theft. Exod. xxi. 16. He that stealeth a man, shall surely be put to death, Deut. xxiv. 7. 1 Tim. i. 10. xxii. 1. If a man steal an ox or a sheep, he shall restore five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.

Ver. 2. Ifa thief be found breaking up, and be smitten that he die, there shall no blood be shed for him. Ver. 7. If the theft be found in his hand he shall restore double. Ver. 7. Prov. vi. 30.

Jos, vii. Į 1. Israel hath sinned, they have stolen and dissembled also,

Jos. vii. 12. Therefore they could not stand before their enemies, &c. Ps. 1. 18. When thou sawest a thief, thou consentedst with him. Ver. 21. But I will reprove thee.

Prov. xxix. 24. Whoso is a partner with a thief, hateth his own soul. xxx. 8. Feed me with food convenient.

Ver. 9. Lest I be poor and steal, and take the name of God in vain. Jer. vii. 9. Will ye steal, &c. Ver. 15. I will cast you out of my sight.

Hos. iv. 2. By swearing and lying, killing and stealing they break out. Ver. 3. Therefore shall the land mourn.

Zech. v. 4. The curse (of the Lord) shall enter into the house of the thief, and shall consume it.

Luke xii. 33. In the heavens, where no thief approacheth.

1 Cor. vi. 10. Neither thieves nor covetous, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of heaven.

CLIV. Robbery forbidden with threatenings. Lev. xix. 13. Thou shalt not defraud thy neighbour, neither rob him.

Ps. lxii. 10. Become not vain in robbery.

Ver. 12.

Prov. xxi. 7. The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them.
Isa. Ixi. 8. I the Lord hate robbery. Ch. x. 2.—xvii. 14.
Ezek. xxii. 28. The people have used robbery, &c.

Ver. 31. Therefore have I poured out mine indignation upon them, saith the Lord. Ch. xviii. 10, 13.

Amos iii. 10. They store up violence and robbery in their palaces. Ver. 11. Therefore (saith the Lord) thy palaces shall be spoiled. Neh. iii. 1. Woe to the bloody city, it is full of blood.

CLV. Fraud and cheating in commerce forbidden. Lev. xix. 11. Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely. Prov. xx. 14.

Lev. xix. 35. Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in mete-yard, in weight, or in measure.

Ver. 36. Just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin shall ye have.

xxv. 14. If thou sellest ought unto thy neighbour, or buyest ought of thy neighbour's hand, ye shall not oppress one another. Prov. xi. 26. Duet. xxv. 13. Thou shalt not have in thy bags divers weights, a great and a small.

shalt not have in thy house divers measures, a

Ver. 14. Thou great and a small.

Ver. 15. Thou shalt have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure shalt thou have, that thy days may be lengthened in the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.

Ver. 16. For all they that do unrighteously are an abomination to the Lord.

Prov. xi. 1. A false balance is an abomination to the Lord, but a just weight is his delight. See Prov. xvi. 11.-xx. 10, 23. Hos. xii. 7, 8, 14. Amos viii. 6. Mic. vi. 10, 11, 12, 13, 14. Hab. ii. 6.

1 Thess. iv. 6. This is the will of God that no man go beyond or defraud his brother in any matter, because that the Lord is the avenger of all such.

CLVI. Concerning property in lands. The law thereof. Deut. xix. 14. Thou shalt not remove thy neighbour's land-mark.

Deut. xxvii. 17. Cursed be he that removeth his neighbour's landmark, and all the people shall say Amen. See Job xxiv. 2. Prov. xxij. 28. xxiii. 10, 11.

Exod. xxii. 5. If a man cause a field or a vineyard to be eaten, and shall put in his beast into another man's field, of the best of his own vineyard and of his own field shall he make restitution.

Ver. 6. Ifa fire break out and catch in thorns, so that the stacks of corn, or the standing corn of the field be consumed, he that kindled the fire shall make restitution.

CLVII. Concerning things found, lent, or entrusted with a neighbour to keep. The law thereof. Lev. vi. 1 to 6.-xxiv, 18. Exod. xxii. 9 to 16.


CLVIII. Oppression forbidden, and duties to the oppressed. See duties of magistrates. See duties of masters,

Ps. xlii. 10. Trust not in oppression.

Prov. iii. 31. Envy not the oppressor, and chuse none of his ways, Isa. i. 17. Relieve the oppressed.

xxxiii. 15. He that despiseth the gain of oppression, &c.

Ver. 16. He shall dwell on high, Ezek. xviii. 5, 7, 9, 16. Iviii. 6. Is not this the fast that I have chosen, to let the oppressed go free, &c.

Jer. xxi. 12. Deliever him that is spoiled out of the hand of the 'oppressor.

Luke iii. 13. Jesus said to the publicans, exact no more than that which is appointed you.

Ver 14. To the soldiers he said, do violence to no man, and be content with your wages.

CLIX. Restitution to the injured to be made, Lev. vi. 5. 1 Sam. xii, 1. Luke xix. 8. Ps. xxxvii. 21. Gen. xliii. 12.-xliv. 8.

CLX. Threatenings against oppressors. Job xxvii. 13. This is the heritage of oppressors, which they shall receive of the Almighty.

Ver. 14. If his children be multiplied it is for the sword, and his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread. See to ver. 19.

Prov. xx. 21. An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning, but the end thereof shall not be blessed,

xxii. 16. He that oppresseth the poor to increase his riches, shall surely come to want,

Ver. 22. Rob not the poor, neither oppress the afflicted;

Ver. 23. For the Lord will plead their cause, and spoil the sou! of those that spoiled them.

xxviii. 3. A poor man that oppresseth the poor, is like a sweeping rain which leaveth no food.

Ver 8. He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.

Ver. 20. He that maketh haste to be rich, shall not be innocent. Ver. 22. He that hasteh to be rich, hath an evil eye, and considereth not that proverty shall come upon him.

Isa. v. 8. Wo unto them that join house to house, that lay field to field, till there be no place, that they may be placed alone in the midst of the earth. Mic. ii. 1.

Isa. xvi. 4. The oppressors are consumed out of the land. xxx. 12. Because ye trust in oppression and perverseness, &c. Ver. 13. Therefore this iniquity shall be to you as a breach. xlix. 26. I will feed them that oppress you with their own flesh, &c. li. 23. I will put the cup oftrembling into the hand of them that afflict thee.

lix. 13. In transgressing and lying against the Lord, in departing away from our God; speaking oppression and revolt,

Ver. 15. The Lord saw it, and it displeased him, &c.

Jer. vi. 6. This is the city to be visited (by an enemy) she is wholly oppression.

xvii. 11. He that getteth riches, and not by right, shall leave them in the midst of his days, and at his end shall be a fool.

xxii. 17. Speaking of Jehoiakim.-Thine eyes and thine heart are not but for covetousness and oppression.

Ver. 18. They shall not lament for him. Ver. 19. He shall be buried with the burial of an ass.

xxx. 20. I will punish all that oppress them,

Ezek. xviii. 12. He hath opressed the poor and needy, &c.
Ver. 13. Hath given forth upon usury.

Ver. 18. Hath spoiled his brother by violence, he shall die in his iniquity.

Mic. ii. 2. They covet fields, and take them by violence.

Ver. 3. Therefore, saith the Lord, against this family do I devise evil, Isa. v. 8. See Eccl. v. 8. also Isa. 1. 17, 18. Hos. xii. 7. Am. iv. 1, 2. Hab. ii. 6. Zeph. i. 9. Acts vii. 26. 1 Cor. vi. 8. CLXI. Prayers for the oppressed. Ps. xvii. 9. Keep me from the wicked that oppress me.

xlii. 9. Why go I mourning, because of the oppression of the encmy. Fs. xliii. 2.-lv. 3.

xliv. 24. Wherefore hidest thou thy face, and forgettest our affliction and our oppression.

liv. 2. Hear my prayer, O God. Ver. 3. For oppressors seek for my soul.

Ixxiv. 21. O let not the oppressed return with shame.

exix. 121. Leave me not to mine oppressors. Ver. 122. Ver. 134. Deliver me from the oppression of man. Isa. xxxviii. 14. O Lord, I am oppressed, undertake for me. CLXII. Promises to the oppressed. Ps. ix. 9. The Lord will be a refuge for the oppressed.

x. 17. Thou wilt judge the oppressed.

xii. 5. For the oppression of the poor, for the sighs of the needy, will I arise, saith the Lord.

xxxv. 10. Lord, who is like unto thee, which deliverest the poor from him that is too strong for him, and from him that spoileth him?

Ixxii. 4. He shall save the children of the needy, and shall break in pieces the oppressor.

Ver. 14. He shall redeem their soul from deceit and violence, and precious shall their blood be in his sight.

ciii. 6. The Lord executeth judgment for all that are oppressed. cxlvi. 7. He executeth judgment for the oppressed.

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