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misconstructing intentions, words, and actions"; flattering", Vain-glorious boasting", thinking or speaking too highly or too meanly of ourselves or others"; denying the gifts and
is a murderer, whom, though he hath escaped the sea, yet vengeance suffereth not to live, *Gen. xxxviii. 24. And it came to Pass about three months after, that it was told Judah, saying, Tamar thy daughter-in-law hath played the harlot; and also, behold, she, is with child by whoredom. And Judah said, Bring her forth, and let her be burnt. Rom. ii. 1. Therefore thou art inexcusable, O man, whosoever thou art that judg*** for wherein thou judgest another thou condemnest thyself; for thou th: judgest doest the same things. Neh. vi. 6. Wherein was writ* It is reported among the heathen, and Gashmu saif it, that thou and the Jews think to rebel: for which cause thou buildest the wall, that thou mayest be their king, *cording to these words. Ver. 7. And thou hast also appointed prophets to preach of thee at Jerusalem, *Ying, There is a king in Judah; * How shall it be reported to * king according to those words. one now therefore, and let us oke counsel together.” ver, 8. Then *nt onto him, saying, There are . *h things done as thou sayest,
spake in her heart, only her lips moved, but her voice was not heard: therefore Eli thought she had been drunken. Ver. 14. And Eli said unto her, How long wilt thou be drunken 2 put away thy wine from thee. Ver. 15. And Hannah answered and said, No, my lord; I am a woman of a sorrowful spirit: I have drunk neither wine nor strong drink, but have poured out my soul before the Lord. 2 Samx. 3. And the princes of the children of Ammon said unto Hanun their lord, Thinkest thou that David doth honour thy father, that he hath sent comforters unto thee 2 hath not David rather sent his servants unto thee to search the city, and to spy it out, and to overthrow it? f Psal. xii. 2. They speak vanity every one with his neighbour: with flattering lips and with a double
heart do they speak. Ver., 3. The
Lord shall cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that speaketh Proud things. g3 Tim. iii. 2. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters. h Luke xviii. 9. And he spake this parable unto certain which trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others: ver. 11. And the Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publicanRom. xii. 16.—Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate.
1 Cor. iv. 6. And these things,
hours", receiving and countenancing evil reports", and stopPing our ears against just defence"; evil suspicion"; envying 9 grieving at the deserved credit of any, endeavouring or desiring to impair it", rejoicing in their disgrace and infamy"; scornful contempt", fond admiration w; breach of
"Exod xxiii. 1. Thou shalt not raise a false report: put not thine hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.
*Prov, xxix. 12. If a ruler hearken to lies, all his servants are wicked. o w
*Acts vii. 56. And (Stefthen)
* Ezra iv. 12. Be it known unto the king, that the Jews which came up from thee to us are come unto Jerusalem, building the rebellious and the bad city, and have set up the walls thereof, and joined the foundations, Ver. 13. Be it known now unto the king, that, if this city be builded, and the walls set up again, then will they not pay toll, tribute, and custom, and so thou shalt endamage the revenue of the kings. t Jer. xlviii. 27. For was not Israel a derision unto theef was he found among thieves? for since thou spakest of him, thou skippedst for joy. * Psal. xxxv. 15. But in mine adversity they rejoiced, and gathered themselves together; yea, the abjects gathered themselves together against me.—Ver. 16. With hypocritical mockers in feasts, they gnashed upon me with their teeth. Ver. 21. Yea, they opened their mouth wide against me, and said, Aha, aha, our eye hath seen it. Mat. xxvii. 28. And they stripped him, and put on him a scarlet robe. Ver. 29. And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand; and they bowed the knee before him, and mocked him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews | w Jude, Ver. 16. These are murmurers, complainers, walking af. ter their own lusts; and their mouth speaketh great swelling words,
Q. 146. Which is the tenth commandment?
X. The tenth commandment is, Th" shall not corel to
neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wift, nor his man-servant, nor his maid-servan'. " his ox, nor his do, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's". . . d
Q, i47. What are the duties required in the tenth command
A. The duties required in the tenth commandmo o: such a full contentment with our own condition", and SUCIl: jaij ame of the whole soul toward". neighbo as that aiiour inward motions and affeo". touding him, tend unto, and further all that good which is his’.
* 2 Sam. xiii. 12. And she answered him, Nay, my brother, do not force me: for no such thing ought to be done in Israel; do not thou, this folly. Ver. 13. And I, whither shall I cause my shame to go? and as for thee, thou shalt be as one of the fools in Israel: now therefore, Prov. v. 8, Remove thy way far from her, and come not nigh the door of her house: Ver, 9. Lest thou give thine honour unto others, and thy years unto the cruel. Prov. vi. 33. A wound and dis
Q. 148. What
Q. 148. What are the sins forbidden in the tenth command
.A. The sins forbidden in the tenth commandment are, discontentment with our own estate"; envying" and grieYing at the good of our neighbour', together with all inordinate motions and affections to any thing that is his *.
truth. Ver. 16. For where envying and strife is, there is confusion, and every evil work. f Psal czii. 9. He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor; his righteousness endureth for ever; his horn shall be exalted with honour. Ver. 10. The wicked shall see it, and be grieved; he shall gnash with his teeth, and melt away; the desire of the wicked shall perish. Neh. ii. 10. When Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant the Ammonite, heard of it, it grieved them exceedingly, that there was come a man to seek the welfare of the children of Israel. 8 Rom. vii. 7. What shall we say then Is the law sin God forbid. Nay, I had not known sin but by the law : for I had not known lust, except the law had said, 'Rhog shalt not covet. Ver. 8. But sin taking occasion by the commandment, wrought in me all manner of concupiscence, For without the law sin was dead. Rom. xiii. 9, For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false wit: ness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended, in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Col. iii. 5. Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate asso tions