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a But, if a Man find a betrothed Damsel, and force her, and lie with her, then the Man only, that lay with her, shall die.

b If a Man intice a Maid, that is not betrothed, and lie with her, he shall surely endow her to be his Wife: If her Father utterly refuse to give her unto him, he shall pay Money, according to the Dowry of Virgins.

c,Thou shalt not steal.

Stealing. d Thou shalt not rob thy Neighbour.

e He that stealeth a Man, and felleth him, or, if he be found in his Hand, he shall surely be put to Death.

f If a Man shall {teal an Ox, or a Sheep, and kill it, or fell it, he shall restore five Oxen for an Ox, and four Sheep for a Sheep. If the Theft be found in his Hand alive, whether it be Ox, Ass, or Sheep, he shall restore double.

& If a Thief be found breaking up, he shall make full Restitution; and, if he have nothing, then he shall be sold for his Theft.

h When thou comet into thy Neighbour's Vineyard, then thou mayest eat Grapes thy fill; but thou shalt not put any in thy Vessel. When thou comeft into the standing Corn of thy Neighbour's, then thou mayst pluck the Ears with thy Hand; but thou shalt not move a Sickle into thy Neighbour's standing Corn.

i Whoso robbeth his Father, or his Mother, and faith, It is no Transgreslion, the fame is the Companion of a Destroyer.

a Deut. 22. 25. d Lev. 19. 13. g Ex. 22. 2, 3.

Proy, 28, 24

b Ex. 22. 16, 17.

CEx. 20. IS e Ex. 21. 16.

Ex. 22. I, 4 Deut. 23. 24, 25,

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a Let him that stole steal no more; but rather let him labour, working with his Hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.

Trespass and Damage.

b Remove not the ancient

Land-marks, which thy Fathers have set. For, Cursed is he that removeth his Neighbour's Land-mark.

cIf a Man shall cause a Field, or Vineyard, to be eaten, and shall put in his Beast, and shall feed in another Man's Field ; of the best of his own Field, and of the best of his own Vineyard, thall he make Restitution.

d He that killeth a Beast shall make it good; Beast for Beast.

e If Fire break out, so that the Corn be consumed therewith, he that kindled the Fire shall surely make Restitution.

f If a Man borrow ought of his Neighbour, and it be hurt, or die, the Owner thereof being not with it, he shall surely make it good: but if the Owner thereof be with it, he shall not inake it good. If it be an hired thing, it came for its Hire.

& For all manner of Trespass, whether it be for Ox, for Ass, for Sheep, for Raiment, or for any manner of lost thing, which another challengeth to be his; the Cause of both parties shall come before the Judges; and whom the Judges shall condemn., he Thall pay double unto his Neighbour.

* Eph. 4. 28. • Ex. 22. S. Ex. 22, 14, Isa

b Prov. 22. 28. Deut. 27. 17. • Lev. 24. 18. Ex, 22. 6. 8 Ex. 22. 9.

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a Do Violence to no Man.

Oppression. b Ye shall not oppress one another.

c Exact no more than that which is appointed you.

d Oppress not the Widow, nor the fatherless, nor the poor, neither vex a Stranger. Rob not the poor, because he is poor, neither oppress the afflicted in the Gate; for the Lord will plead their Cause, and spoil the Soul of those that spoiled them. e Thou shalt '

not oppress an hired Servant that is poor and needy: At his Day thou shalt give him his Hire, his Wages shall not abide with thee all Night, unto the Morning; for he, is poor, and fetteth his Heart upon it, left he cry against thee unto the Lord, and it be Sin unto thee.

f Wo unto him that buildeth his House by Unrighteousness, and his Chambers by Wrong: that useth his Neighbour's Service without Wages, and giveth him not for his work.

8 He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker.

h. A poor Man that oppreffeth the poor, is like a sweeping Rain, which leaveth no Food.

If thou sell ought unto thy Neighbour, or buyest ought of thy Neighbour's Hands, ye shall not oppress one another.

k If thou lend Money to any that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as an Usurer, neither shalt thou lay upon him Usury, nor lend him thy Victuals for Increase.

a Luke 3. 14.
6 Lev, 25. 17.

c Luke 3. 13.
d Zech. 7. 10. Ex. 22. 21. Prov. 22, 22, 23.
Deut. 24. 14, 15. Lev. 19. 13. Deut. 24. 15.
f Jer. 22: 13.
8 Prov. 14. 31.

h Prov; 28. 3. Lev, 25.14. * Ex. 22, 25. Lev. 25. 37.

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a What mean ye, that ye grind thé Faces of the poor, faith the Lord of Hofts ?

• He that opprefseth the Poor, to increase his Riches, shall surely come to want.

C Wo unto them that have made dishoneft Gain by Usury and Increase, and have greedily gained of their Neighbours by Extortion, or by the the Iniquity of their Traffick.

d He that by Ufury, and unjust Gain, increases his Substance, shall gather it for them that will pity the poor.

é The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again; he spoileth by Violence, and restoreth not the Pledge.

f He that with-holdeth Corn, the People shall curse him; but Blessing shall be upon the Head of liim that selleth it.

g Wo to him that buildeth a Town with Blood, and stablisheth a City by Iniquity.

h Neither Thieves, nor Extortioners, shall inherit the Kingdom of God.

i Wo to him that increaseth that which is not his: For, better is a little with Righteousness, than great Revenues without Right.

Fraud. k Let no Man defraud his Brother in

any matter ; because the Lord is the Avenger of all such.

I IVhy do ye defraud your Brethren ? Why do ye not rather suffer 'your felves to be defrauded?

a If. 3. 15.
b Prov. 22. 16.

Ezek. 22. 13, 12.
Ezek. 28. 18.
d Prov. 28. 8.

e Pf. 37. 21. Ezek. 18. 12. f Prov. II, 26.

8 Hab, 2. 12. b. I Cor. 6. 10.

i Hab. 2. 6. Prov. 16. 8.
Ti Cor. 6, 8, 7.

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4. 6.

a Have not we all one Father? hath not one God created us? why do we deal treacherously, every Man against his Brother?

6 We have renounced the hidden things of Dishonesty ; therefore let us not walk in Craftiness.

c Ye shall do no Unrighteousness in Meteyard, in Weight, or in Measure : neither deal falny.

d Thou shalt not have in thy Bag divers Weights, a great and a small. Thou shalt not have in thine House divers Measures, a great and a small: But thou shalt have a perfect and just Weight, a perfect and just Measure shalt thou have. For all that do unrighteously in such things, are an Abomination unto the Lord.

e If a Soul fin, and commit a Trespass against the Lord, and lie unto his Neighbour, in that which was delivered him to keep, or in Fellowship, or in a thing taken away by Violence, or have deceived his Neighbour, or have found that which was loft, and lieth concerning it, and sweareth fally: In any of all these that a Man doth, because he hath sinned, and is guilty, he shall restore that which he took violently away; or the thing which he hath deceitfully gotten, or that which was delivered him to keep, or the loft thing which he found; all that about which he. hath sworn falsly, he shall refore it in the principal, and shall add the fifth part inore thereto, and give it unto himn to whom it appertaineth.


2 Mal. 2. 10.

2 Cor. 4. 2 Deut. 25. 13, 14, 15, 16.

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c Lev. 19. 35, II. • Lev, 6. 2, 3, 4, S.

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