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a If ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye be not consumed one of another: For, where Envying and Strife is, there is Confufion, and every evil Work,

b Whosoever is angry with his Brother without a cause, shall be in danger of the Judgment.

c Blessed are the Peace-makers, for they shall be called the Children of od But him that foweth Discord among Brethren, the Lord hateth.

JUSTICE

In GENERAL.

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& Thus faith the Lord, Execute ye Judgment and Righteousness. That which is altogether juft, shalt thou follow.

e All things whatsoever ye would that Men should do to you, do you even so to them; for this is the Law and the Prophets.

f Render to all their Dues; Tribute to whom Tribute is due, Custom to whom Custom, Fear to whom Fear, Honour to whom Honour.

8 Ye must be faithful in all things. In all your Labours let none Iniquity be found in you.

h He that is faithful in that which is least, is faithful also in much; and he that is unjust in the least, is unjust also in much. If, therefore, ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous Mammon, who will commit to your Trust the true Riches ?

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a Gal. s. I's. Jam. 3. 16.

( Mat. s. 9. Prov. 6. 19, 16. 16. 20.

Mat. 7. 12. $ 1 Tim. 3. II. Hof, 12, 8,

Mat. So 22.

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Jer. 22. 3. Deut.

Rom. 13. 7.
Luke 16, 10, 11.

* It is Joy to the just to do Judgment.

b To do Justice, and Judgment, is more acceptable to the Lord than Sacrifice.

c If a Man be just, and do that which is law. ful and right; hath not oppressed any, hath spoiled none by Violence, hath withdrawn his Hand from Iniquity, and hath executed true Judgment between Man and Man; he shall furely live, faith the Lord God.

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d Let none of you imagine Evil against his Brother, in your Heart.

e Devise not Evil against thy Neighbour, feeing he dwelleth securely by thee.

f He that deviseth to do Evil fhall be called a mischievous Person.

& Do no Wrong; do no Violence. Why do ye not rather take Wrong, than do Wrong to

h To have respect of Persons is not good; for, for a piece of Bread that Man will transgress.

i He that doth Wrong, shall receive for the Wrong which he hath done. As he hath done, it shall be done unto him; his Reward shall return upon his own Head.

k Woe to thee that spoilest, and thou wast not spoiled; and dealest treacherously, and they dealt not treacherously with thee.

| Woe unto them which justify the wicked for Reward, and take away the Righteousness of the righteous from him.

-* Prov. 21. 1S.
b Prov. 21. 3.

"Ezek. 18. 5, 7, a Zech. 7. 10.

e Proy. 3. 29. 8, 9.

f Prov. 24. 8.

n Prov. 28. 21. 8 Jer. 22. 3. I Cor. 6. 7. 8.

Col. 3. 25. Obad, 15. KIS. 33. I. * If. s. 22, 23.

* Whoso

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a Whoso rewardeth Evil for Good, Evil shall not depart from his Houte.

b All that do unrighteously are an Abomination unto the Lord.

Particular Kinds of INJUSTICE forbid.

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Murder, c Thou shalt

d Whoso lheddein Man's Blood, by Man shall his Blood be shed; for, in the Image of God made he Man.

e Surely, saith God, the Blood of your Lives will I require. At the Hand of every Beast will I require it; and, at the Hand of Man, at the Hand of every Man's Brother, will I require the Life of Man.

fIf any Man hate his Neighbour, and lie in wait for him, and rise up against him, and smite him mortally, that he dye; thine Eye shall not pity him; but thou shalt put away the Guilt of innocent Blood from thy Land.

& But whoso killeth his Neighbour ignorantly, or unawares, whom he hated not in time past; or, if he thrust him suddenly, without Enmity, or have cast upon him any thing, without laying of wait, and sought not his Harm; he is not worthy of Death, inasmuch as he hated him not in time past.

h If a Man smite his Servant, and he die under his Hand, he shall be surely punished.

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a Prov. 17. 13.
b Deut. 25. 16.

cEx. 20. 13. d Gen. 9. 6. e Gen. 9. S.

Deut. 19. II, 13, 10. 8 Deut. 19. 4. Num. 35. 15. Deut. 19. 4. Num. 35. 22, 23. Deut. 19. 6. h Ex. 21. 20,

a If a Thief be found breaking up, and be smitten, that he die, there shall no Blood be fhed for him.

b Whoso killeth any Person, the Murtherer shall be put to Death by the Mouth of Witnesses; but one Witness shall not testify against any Person, to cause him to die.

c Ye shall take no Satisfaction for the Life of a Murtherer, which is guilty of Death ; but he Thall be surely put to Death. For Blood it 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.

d Woe unto them that shed the Blood of War in Peace; and that condemn and kill the just, and he doth not resist them.

e The Lord wilt abhor the bloody and deceitful Men:; and they shall not live out half their Days.

f He that smiteth his Father, or his Striking. Mother, Ihall be surely put to Death.

8 If Men strive together, and one smite another, and he die not, but keepeth his Bed; if he rise again, and walk abroad upon his Staff, then shall he that smote him be quit, only he shall pay for the Loss of his Time, and shall cause him to be throughly healed.

h If Men strive, and any Mischief follow; then thou shalt give Eye for Eye, Tooth for Tooth, Hand for Hand, Foot for Foot, Wound for Wound, Stripe for Stripe.

a Ex. 22. 2.
Num. 35. 30.

Num. 35.31, 33. di Kin. 2. S. Jam. s. 6. John 16. 2.

Pl. s.6. PS. ss. 23. Ex. 21. 15.

-8 Ex. 21, 18, 19. • Ex, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25.

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a If a Man cause a Blemish in his Neighbour; as he hath done, so shall it be done unto him.

bff Men strive, and hurt a Woman with Child, so that her Fruit depart from her, and yet no Mischief follow; he thall be surely punished, according as the Woman's Husband will lay upon him; and he shall pay as the Judges determine.

c Cursed be he that finitetlı his Neighbour secretly. Adultery.

d Thou shalt not commit Adultery.

e If a Man committeth Adultery with another Man's Wife, the Adulterer, and the Adulteress, shall surely be put to Death.

f If any Man's Wife hath gone aside to another, instead of her Husband, the shall be a Curse among her People.

& Whoso committeth Adultery with a Wonan, lacketh Understanding: He that doth it, destroyeth his own Soul. A Wound, and Difhonour shall he get; and his Reproach shall not be wiped away. For, Jealousy is the Rage of a Man ; therefore he will not spare in the Day of Vengeance : he will not regard any Ranfoin; neither will he rest content, tho' thou givest ma

ny Gifts.

Corrupting Virgins.

h If a Damsel, that is a Virgin,

be betrothed unto a Husband, and a Man find her, and lie with her, they shall both of them die.

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& Lev. 24. 19.
b Ex, 21. 22.

Deut. 27. 24 dEx. 20. 14:

Lev. 20. 10. f Num. s. 12, 20, 27. 8 Prov. 6. 32, 33, 34, 350 b Deut. 22. 23, 24.

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