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ourb; and the preservation of it in ourselves and others c; watchfulness over the eyes and all the senses d; temperancee, keeping of chaste companyf, modesty in apparelg; marriage by those that have not the gift of continency h, conjugal lovei, and cohabitation k; diligent labour in our callingsl;

shunmarried women careth for the things the stranger which flattereth with of the Lord, that the may be holy, her words: v. 17. Which forsaketh both in body and spirit: but she that the guide of her youth, and forgetis married, careth for the things of teth the covenant of her God. v. the world, how she may please her 18. For her house inclineth unto husband,

death, and her paths unto the dead. « Col. iv. 6. Let your speech be v. 19. None that go unto her return alway with grace, seasoned with again, neither take they hold of the falt, that ye may know how ye paths of life, v. 20. That thou mayought to answer every man,

est walk in the way of good men, Pet, i. 2. While they behold and keep the paths of the righteous. your chaite conversation coupled g 1 Tim. ii. 9. In like manner alwith fear.

fo, that the women adorn themselves • 1 Cor. vii. 2. Nevertheless, to in modeft apparel, with thamefacedavoid fornication, let every man ness and fobriety; not with broiderhave his own wife, and let every ed hair, or gold, or pearls, or coftly woman have her own busband. v. array. 35. And this I speak for your own b i Cor, vii. 2. Nevertheless, to profit, not that I may calt a snare avoid fornication, let every man upon you, bụt for that which is have his own wife, and let every comely, and that you may attend woman have her own husband. v. upon the Lord without distraction. 9. But if they cannot contain, let v. 36. But if any man think that he them marry: for it is better to marbehaveth himself uncomely toward ry than to burn., bis virgin, if the pass the flower of i Prov. v. 19. Let her be as the her age, and need fo require, let him loving hind, and pleasant roe; let do what he will, he finneth not: let her breasts satisfy thee at all times, them marry:

and be thou ravisht always with her d Job. xxxi. 1. I made a covenant love. v. 20. And why wilt thou, my with mine cyes: why then should I son, be ravished with a strange wothink upon a maid?

man, and embrace the bofom of a · Acts xxiv. 24. And after certain stranger? days, when Felix came with his wife bei Pet. iii. 7. Likewise ye hufDrusilla, which was a Jewels, he bands, dwell with them according fent for Paul, and heard him con to knowledge, giving honour unto eerning the faith in Christ. v. 25. the wife as unto the weaker vessel, And as he reasoned of righteousness, and as being heirs together of the temperance and judgment to come, grace of life; that your prayers be Felix trembled,

not hindered. f Prov. ii. 16. To deliver thee 1 Prov. xxxi. 11. The heart of her from the Itrange woman, even from husband doth safely trust in her, so


shunning all occasions of uncleanness, and resisting temptations thereuntom.

Q. 139. What are the fins forbidden in the seventh commandment?

A. The fins forbidden in the seventh commandment, beside the neglect of the duties required n, are, adultery, fornication o, rape, incest p, sodomy, and unnatural luftsq: all unclean imaginations, thoughts, purposes, and affectionsr:


God gave

that he shall have no need of spoil. would not hearken unto her voice; 1.27. She looketh well to the ways but being stronger than she, forced of her houshold, and eateth not the her and lay with her. 1 Cor. v. 1. bread of idieness. v. 28. Her chil. It is reported commonly that there dren arise up, and call her blessed; is fornication among you, and luck her husband also, and he praiseth , fornication as is not so muchasnamher.

ed among the Gentiles, that one m Prov. v. 8. Remove thy way should have his father's wife. far from her, and come not nigh the Rom. i. 24. Wherefore God aldoor of her house. Gen, xxxix. 8. fogave them up to uncleanness thro But he refused, and said unto his the lults of their own hearts, to difmaster's wife, Behold,' my master honour their own bodies between wotteth not what is with me in the themselves. v. 26. For this cause house, and he hath committed all

them up unto vile affecthat he hath to my hand. v. 9: tions; for even their women did

There is none greater in this house change the natural use into that than 1; neither bath he kept back which is against nature: v. 27. And any thing from me, but thee, be likewise also the men, leaving the cause thou art his wife: How then natural use of the woman, burned

I do this great wickedness, and in their luft one toward another, fin against God? v. 10. And it came men with men working that which to pass as she spake to Joseph day is unseemly, and receiving in themby day, that he hearkened not unto selves that recompense of their erher, toʻly by her, or to be with her. ror which was meet. Lev. xx. 15.

139. n Prov. v.7. Hear me now And if a man ly with a beast, he therefore, Oye children, and depart shall surely be put to death: and ye not from the words of my mouth. shall say the beast. v. 16. And if a

Heb. xii. 4. Marriage is ho woman approach unto any beaft, nourable in all, and the bed unde- and ly down thereto, thou shalt kill filed: but whoremongers and adul- the woman and the beast: they shall terers God will judge. Gal. v. 19. furely be put to death; their blood Now the works of the flesh are ma shall be upon them. nifeft, which are these, adultery, * Mat. v.28. But I say unto you, fornication, uncleanness, lascivious that whosoever looketh on a woman nefs.

to lust after her, hath committed 2 Sam. xiii. 14. Howbeit, he adultery with her alrcady in his



all. corrupt or filthy communications, or listning thereuntos; wanton lookst, impudent or light behaviour, immodest apparel v; prohibiting of lawful w, and dispensing with unlawful marriages x; allowing, tolerating, keeping of stews, and resorting to them y; intangling vows of single

life heart. Mat. xv. 19. For out of the w 1 Tim. iv. 3. Forbidding to heart proceed evil thoughts, mur marry, and commanding to abitain ders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, from meals, which God hath creatfalse witness, blasphemies. Col. iii. ed to be received with thanksgiving 5. Mortify therefore your members of them who believe and know the which are upon the earth; fornica. truth. tion, uncleanness, inordinate affec * Lev. xviii. from verse 1. to 21. tion, evil concupiscence, and cove- Mark vi. 18. For John said unto Hetoufness, which is idolatry.

rod, It is not lawful for thee to have Eph. v. 3. But fornication, and 'thy brother's wife. Mal. ii. 11. Juali uncleanness, or covetousness, let dah hath dealt treacherously, and it not be once named amongst you, an abomination is committed in Ifas becometh faints: v. 4. Neither. rael and in Jerusalem: for Judah filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor hath profaned the holiness of the jefting, which are not convenient: Lord which he loved, and hath marbut rather giving of thanks. Prov, ried the daughter of a strange god. vii. 5. That they may keep thee V.12. The Lord will cut off the man from the strange woman, from the that doth this; the master and the stranger which flattereth with her scholar out of the tabernacles of Jawords. v. 27. With her much fair cob, and him that offereth an offerfpeech she caused him to yield, with ing unto the Lord of hosts. the flattering of her lips she forced 1 Kings xv. 12. And he took ahim. v. 22. He goeth after her way the Sodomites out of the land, straightway, as an ox goeth to the and removed all the idols that his Naughter, or as a fool to the cor fathers had made. 2 Kings xxiii. 7. rection of the stocks.

And he brake down the houses of + Isa. iii. 16. Moreover the Lord the Sodomites, that were by the faith, because the daughters of Zion house of the Lord, where the woare baughty, and walk with stretch- men wove hangings for the grore. ed forth necks, and wanton eyes, Deut. xxiii. 17. There shall be no walking and mincing as they go, and whore of the daughters of Israel, making a tinkling with their feet. nor a Sodomite of the sons of Isra2 Pet. ii. 14. Having eyes full of a el. v. 18. Thou shalt not bring the dultery, and that cannot cease from hire of a whore,' or the price of a fin; beguiling unitable fouls: dog into the house of the Lord thy

v Prov.vii. 10. And behold, there God for any vow: for even both met him a woman with the attire of these are abomination unto the an harlot, and subtile of heart.,

v. Lord thy God. Lev. xix. 29. Do 13. So she caught him and kissed not prostitute thy daughter, to caufe him, and with an impudent face faid her to be a whore; left the land fall tato him,

to whoredom, and the land become

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lifez, undue delay of marriagea; having more wives or husbands than one at the same timeb; unjust divorcee, or desertion d; idleness, gluttony, drunkennesse, unchaste com

pany; full of wickedness. Jer, v. 7. How of thy youth, against whom thou shall I pardon thee for this? thy haft dealt treacherously; yet is the children have forsaken me, and thy companion, and the wife of thy sworn by them that are no gods: covenant. v. 15. And did not he when I had fed them to the full, , make one? yet had be the residue they then committed adultery, and of the Spirit; and wherefore one? assembled themselves by troops in that he might seek a godly feed: the harlots houses. Prov. vii. 24. therefore take heed to your spirit, Hearken unto me now therefore, O and let none deal treacherously aye children, and attend to the words gainst the wife of his youth. Mat. of my mouth. v. 25. Let not thine xix. 5. And said, for this cause shall heart decline to her ways, go not a man leave father and mother, and astray in her paths. v. 26. For the shall cleave to his wife: and they hath cait down many wounded: twain shall be one flesh. yea, many strong men have been Mal. ii, 16. For the Lord the Nain by her. v. 27. Her house is God of Israel faith, that he hateth the way to hell, going down to the

putting away;

for one covereth viochambers of death.

lence with his garment, faith the z Mat. xix. 10. His disciples fay Lord of hosts; therefore take heed unto him, If the cale of the man be to your spirit, that you deal not so with his wife, it is not good to treacherously. Mat. V. 32. But I marry.v.11. But he said unto them, say unto you, that whosoever shall All men cannot receive this saying, put away his wife, faving for the fave they to whom it is given. cause of fornication, causeth her to

a i Cor.vii.7. For I would that all commit adultery: and whosoever men were even as I myself: but e thull marry her that is divorced, very man hath his proper gift of committeth adultery. God, one after this manner, and a di Cor. vii. 12. But to the rest nother after that. v. 8. I say there- speak I, not the Lord, If any brofore to the unmarried and widows, ther hath a wife that believeth not, It is good for them, if they abide e and she be pleased to dwell with ven as I. v.9. But if they cannot him, let him not put her away. v. contain, let them marry: for it is 13. And the woman which hath an better to marry than to burn. Gen: husband that believeth not, and if Ixxviii. 26. And Judah acknow he be pleased to dwell with her, let ledged them, and said, She hath her not leave him. been more righteous than I, because cEzek. xvi. 49. Behold, this was that I gave her not to Shelah my the iniquity of thy filter Sodom, fon: and he knew her again no pride, fulness of bread, and abunmore.

dance of idleness was in her, and 'b Mal. ii. 14. Yet ye say, Where- in her daughters, neither did she fore? because the Lord hath been strengthen the hands of the poor witness between thee and the wife and needy. Prov. xxii. 30. They


panyf; lascivious songs, books, pictures, dancings, stageplaysg; and all other provocations to, or acts of uncleanness, either in ourselves or others b.

Q. 1401 that tarry long at the wine, they mayest be remembred. v. 17. And that

go to seek mixt wine. v. zi. it thall come to pass after the end Look not thou upon the wine whien of feventy years, that the Lord will it is red, when it giveth his colour visit Tyre, and the thall turn to her in the cup, when it moveth itself a hire, and shall commit fornicacion right. v. 32. At the last it bitethi with all the kingdoms of the world like a serpent, and stingeth like an upon the face of the earth. Ifa, iii. adder, v. 33. Thiñe eyes shall be. 16. Moreover, the Lord faith, Behold strange women, and thine cause the daughters of Sion are heart shall atter perverse things. haughty, and walk with stretched

fGen. xxxix. 10. And it came to forth necks and wanton eyes, walkpafs, as she spake to Joseph day by ing, and mincing' as they go, and day, that he hearkned not unto her, making a tinikling with their feet: to ly by her, or to be with her. Markvi. 22. And when the daughProv. v. 8. Remove thy way farter of the said Herodias came in, and from her, and come dot nigh the danced, and pleased Herod, and door of her house.

them that fat with him, the king & Eph.v.4. Neither filthiness, nor faid unto the damfel, Ask of me foolish talking, nor jesting, which whatsoever thou wilt, and I will: are not convenient: butrather giving give it thee. Rom. xñi. 13. Let us of thanks. Ezek, xxiii. 14. And that walk honestly as in the day: not she increased her whọredorns: for in rioting and drunkenness, not in when she saw men pourtrayed upon chambering and wantonness, not in the wall, the images of the Chalde- ftrife and envying. 1 Pet.iv. 3. For ans pourtrayed with vermilion,' v. the time part of our life may suffice 15. Girded with girdles upon their us to have wrought the will of the loins, exceeding in dyed attire upon Gentiles, when we walked in lascitheir heads, all of them princes to viousness, lasts, excess of wře, relook to, after the manner of the Ba- vellings, banquetings, and abomibylonians of Chaldea, the land of nable idolatries. their nativity: v. r6. And as foon b 2 Kings ix. 30. And when Jehu. as the faw them with her eyes, she was come to Jezreel, Jezabel' heard doted upon them, and sent mellen- of it, and the painted her face, and gers unto them into Chaidea. Ifa. tired her head and looked out at a wiii. 15. And it thall come to pass window. Compared with Jer. iv., in that day that Tyre shall be for: go. And when thouart spoiled, what gotten feventy years, according to wilt thou do? though thou clothelt' the days of one king: after the end' thyself with crimson, though thou of seventy years shall Tyre fing as

deckeft thee with ornaments of gold, in harlot. . 16. Take an harp, though thou rentesc thy face with go about the city, thou harlot that painting, in vain ftalt thou make halt been forgotten, make sweet me thyself fair, thy loyers will defpife lody, fing many, fongs, that thou thee, they will seek thy life. And.

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