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things, he shall not escape. There-l Jud. viii, 19. And he said, They but David and his men gat them fore thas saith the Lord Gov; As were my brethren, even the song up unto the hold. I live, su ely mine oath that he of my mother: as the LORD liveth,

1 Sam. xxx, 15. And David said hath despised, and my covenant if ye had saved them alive, I to him, Canst thou bring me down that he hath broken, even it will would not slay you.

to this company? And he said, I recompense upon bis own head.

1 San. xiv, 24--28, 39, 44, 45. And Swear unto me by God, that thou Mark vi, 23. And the king was the men of Israel were distressed wilt neither kill me, vor deliver exceeding sorry; yet for his vatii's that day; for Saul had adjured the me into the lands of my master, sake, and for their sakes which people, saying, Cursed be the man an ! I will bring thee down to this sat with him, he would not reject ihat eateth any food until even- company. her.

ing, that I muy be avenged on 2 Sam. ill, 35. And when all the

mine enemies. So none of the people came to cause Duvid to eat INSTANCES IN THE OLD TESTA- people tasted any food. And all

ineat while it was yet day, David they of the land came to a wood; sware, saying, So do God to me,

ani there was honey upon the and more also, if I taste brearl, or Gen. xiv, 22. And Abram said ground. And when the people ought else, till the sun be down. to the king of Sodom, I have lift were come into the wood, behold, up mide lant nnto the LORD, the the honey dropped; but no man

2 Sam. iv, 9. And David an. most high God, the possessor of put his band to bis mouth: for the swered Rechabs and Baanah his heaven and earth. people feared the oath. But Jo- brother, the sons of Rimmon the

lem, Gen. xxi, 22-24 31. And it came nathan lieard not when his father Beerothite, and said unto to pass at that time that Abimelech charged the people with the oath: As the Lord liveth, who hath and Phichol the chief captain of wherefore he put forth the end of redeemed my soul out of all adbis host spike unto Abrahain the rod that was in his hand, and versity. saying. God is with thee in ali dipped it in an honeycomb, and 2 Sam. xv, 21. And Ittai an. that cliou doest: Now therefore put his hand to his mouth; and his swered the king, and said, As the ewear unto me here by God, that eyes were enlightened. Then Lord liveth, uni as my lorii the thou wilt not deal falsely with me, ansifered oue of the people, and king liveth, surely in what place

lord the king shall be, 2011's son. "And Abraham said, 1 the people with an oath, saying, whether in death or life, even will swear.

Wherefore he called Curseul be the man that eateth any there also will tly servant be. that place Beer-seba; because food this day. And the people

2 Sam. xix, 7. Now therefore were saint. there they sware both of them.

For, as the LORD arise, go forth, and speak comGen. xxiv, 2, 3,9. And Abraham it be io Jonathan my son, lıe shall swear by the LORD, if thou go not

liveth, which suveth Israel, though fotably unto thy servants: for ! said unto his ellest servant of his surely die. But there was not a foril, there will not tarry one honse that ruled over all that he

man among all the people that with thee tliis night: and that will lial, Put, I pray thee, thy hand answered him. And faul answerunder my third; And I will make ed, God do so and more also: for evil that befell thee from thy

be worse unto thee than all the thee swear by the Lorn, the God thou shalt surely die, Jonathan. youth until now. of leaven, and the God of the And the people said unto Saul, earth, that thou shalt not take a Shall Jonathan dio, who hath

1 Kings 1, 29, 30. And the king wife unto my son of the daughters wrought this great 'salvation in sware, and said, as the LORD of the Cantanites, among whom I

Israel? God forbid: as the LORD liveth, that bath redeemed my dwell: and the servant put his liveth; there shall not one hair of soul out of all distress, Even as 1 land under the thigkef Abraham is leat fall to the gronn 1; fur die sware unto theu by the LORD God his master, and sware to him cun- bath wrought with God this day. of I: rael, saying. Assuredly Solocerning that matter.

So the people rescued Jonathan, mon thy son shall reign afier me, Gen xxx1,53. The God of Abra- that he did not.

and he shall sit upon my thione, in ham, and the God of Nalor, the 1 Sam. xix, 6. And Saul heark- my stead: even su will I certuiuly God of their father, judge betwixt ened unto the voice oi Jonathan:

do this day. us And Jacob sware by the Fear and Sul sware, 23 the LORD 1 Kings ii, 23, 24, 42, 43. Then of his father 18lic.

liveth, he shall uot be slain. king Solomon sware by the LORD, Gen. xlvii, 31. And he said, 1 Sam. xx 3 But truly as the Lord saying, God do so to me, and more Sear into me. unto) him.

And Israel bowed is but a step between mo and Now therefore, as the LORD liveth,
And he sware livort, und as thy soul livetli

, there also, if Adonijalı have not spoken

this word against his own life. himself upon the beu's hea l. death,

which hath established me, and Jo-h. ii, 12. Now therefore, I i Sim. xx, 13, 17. The LORD do set me on the throne of David my priy yon, snare unto me by the so and much more to Jonathan: father, and who hath made me an LORD since I have showed you but if it please iny father to do house, as lie promised Adonijah, kint wns, triat ye will also show thee evil, then I will slew it thee, shall be put to death this day. kindness tyto my fither's house, and send thee away, that thou And the king sent and called for an i give me a tra : token. mayest go in peace; and the LORD Shimei, and said unto him, Did I

Josh. ix, 15 and Joshua made be with thee, as he hath been not make theetogwear bythe Lord, peace will them, and made a with my father. And Jonathan and protested unto thee, saying, league witlitlien, to let then live: caused David to swear again, be- Know for a certain, on the day and the princes of the congregar cause he loved him: for he loved thou goest ont, and walkest tloti sware unto them. him as he loved his own soul.

abroad any whither, that thou Jock xiv, 9. And Moses sware 1 Sam. xxiv, 21, 22. Swear now shalt surely die? and thou saidist on that day, saying, Surely the therefore unto me by the LORD,

unto ine, The word that I have land whereon thy feet have trod that thou wilt not cut off my need heard is good. Wly then laust dri: shall be thine inheritance, and after me, and that thou wilt not then not kept the path of the thy children's for ever, because destroy iny name out of my fa- Lord, and the commandment that thou hast wholly followed the ther's house. And David sware I have charged thee with? LORD my God,

unto Saul. And Saul went bome; 1 Kings xviii 10 15. As the

And man.

LORD thy God liveth, there is no that are mad against me are when he shall begin to sound, the nation or kingdom whither my sworn against me.

mystery of God should be find, lord hath not sent to seek thee;

Jer. xxxviii, 15, 16. Then Jere- as he hath declared to bis ser: and when they said, He is not miah said unto 'Zedekiah, If I vants, the prophets. there, he took an oath of the declare it unto thee, wilt thou not kingdom and nation, that they surely put me to death? and if I

SELF IMPRECATIONS. found thee not. And Elijah said, give thee counsel, wilt thou not

2 Sam. xxiv, 17. And David As the LORD of hosts liveth, before hearken unto me? So Zedekiab spake unto the LORD, when he whom I stand, I will surely shew

the king sware secretly unto Jere- saw the angel that smote the myself unto him to-day.

miah, saying, As the LORD liveth, people, and said, LO, I have 2 Kings ii, 2. And Elijah sald that made us this soul, I will not sinned, and I have done wickedly: unto Elisha, Tarry here, I pray put thee to death, neither will i but these sheep, what have they thee; for the LORD hath sent me give thee into the hand of these done? let thine hand, I pray thee,

be against me, and against my to Beth-el, And Elisha said unto men that seek thy life.

father's house. him, As the LORD liveth, and as Jer. xlii, 5. Then they said to thy soui liveth, I will not leave Jeremiah The Lorr, be a true and 2. Chron. xxi, 17. And Datid thee. So they went down to faithful wituess between us, if we said unto God, is it not I that Beth-el.

do not even according to all commanded the people to be 2 Kings xxv, 24. And Gedallah things for the which the LORD thy numbered? even I it is that bare

sipped and done evil indeed; bot sware to them, and to their men, God shall send thee to us.

as for these sheep, what have and said unto them, Fear not to be the servants of the Chaldees; IN THE NEW TESTAMENT.

they done? Let thine hand, I pray

thee, O LORD my God, be on me, dwell in the land, and serve the Batth. xiv, 7. Whereupon he and on my father's house; bat king of Babylon, and it shall be promised with an oath to give her not on thy people, that they well with you.

whatsoever she would ask. should be plagued. 2 Chron. xv, 14, 15. Add they Matth. Xxvi. 71-74. And when he Job xxxi, 5--8. If I bave walked sware unto the LORD with a loud was gone out into the porch, with vanity, or if my foot hath voice, and with shouting, and another maid saw him, and said basted to deceit; Let me be weighwith trumpets, and with cornets. unto them that were there, This ed in an even balance, that God And all Judah rejoiced at the fellow was also with Jesus of may know mine integrity.

li my oath: for they had sworn with all Nazareth. And again he denied step hath turned out of the way, their heart.

with an oath, I do not know the and miue heart walked after mino 2 Chron. xviii, 13, 15.

And after a while came eyes, and If any blot hath cleaved Micaiah said, As the LORD liveth, unto him they that stood by, and to mine hands; Then let me son, even what my God saith, that said to Peter, Surely, thou also and let another eat; yea, let mný will I speak. And the king said

art one of them; for thy speech offspring be rooted out. to him, How many tiines shall I bewrayeth thee.' Then began be adjure thee that thou say nothing to curse and to swear, saying, I I have done this; if there be ini.

P3. vii, 3-5. O LORD my God, if but the truth to me in the name know not the man. And immed- quity in my hands; If I have rec of the LORD? iately the cock crew.

warded evil unto him that was at Ezra v, 5. But the eye of their ber, Whatsoever thou shalt ask or livered him that without cause is

Mark vi, 23. And he sware unto peace with me; (yea, I have deGod was upon the elders of the Jews, that they could not cause hall of my kingdom.

me, I will give it thee, unto the mine enemy;) Let the enemy them to cease, till the matter

persecute my soul, and take it; came to Darius: and then they

Mark xiv, 71. But he began to yea, let him tread down my lita returned answer by letter con

curse and to swear, saying. I know upon the earth, and lay mine cerning this matter.

not this man of whom ye speak. honour in the dust. Selab. Neh. v, 12. Then said they, We true, our word toward you was 2 Cor. I, 18, 23. But as God is

FAME. will restore them, and will re- not yea and nay. Moreover I call

Num. xxvi, 9. And the song of quire nothing of them; so will we God for a record upon my soul, Eliab; Nemuel, and Dathan, and do as thou sayest. Then I called that to spare you I came not as Abiram. This is that Datlian and

Abiram which were famous in tho them, that they should do accord- yet unto Corinth. ing to this promise.

Gal. i, 20. Now the things Moses and against Aaron in the

congregation, who strove against Neh. x, 29. They clave to their

which I write unto you, behold,
before God, I lie not.

company of Korah, when they brethren, their nobles, and enter

strove against the LORD. ed into a curse, and into an oath, 1 Tim. V, 21. I charge thee before

Josh, iii, 7. And the LORD said to walk in Gol's law, which was God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, unto Joshua, This day will I begiven by Moses the servant of and the elect angels, that thou the commandments of the LORD preferring one before another, that, as I was with Moses, so I God, and to observe and do all observe these things, without gin to magnify thee in the sight

of all Israel, that they may know our Lord, and bis judgments, and doing nothing by partiality.

will be with thee. bis statutes.

Rev. x, 5-7. And the angel which

Josh. Vi, 27. So the LORD was Job xxvii, 2-4. As God liveth. I saw stand upon the sea and upon with Josliua; and his fame was who hath taken away my judg: the earth lifted up his hand to ment; and the Almighty, who heaven, and sware by bim that noised throughout all the country,

1 Chron. xi, 24. These things hath 'vexed my soul: All the liveth for ever and ever, who while my breath is in me, and the created beaven, and the things did Benalub the son of Jehviada, Spirit of God is in my nostrils, that therein are, and thu earth, and had a Dame among the three

mighties. My lips shall not speak wicked- and the things that therein are,

and the sea, and the things which 1 Chron. xiv, 17. And the fame ness, nor my tongue utter deceit.

are therein, that there should be of David went out into all lands, Ps. cii, 8. Mine enemies re- time no louger: But in the days of and the LORD brought the fear of proach me all the day; and they the voice of the seventh angel, / him upon all nations.

2 Chron. xxv1, 8. And the Am-, and the day of death than the day neither deal falsely, neither lie ono monites gave gitts to Uzziab: and of one's birth.

to another. his name spread abroad even to

Eccles. x, 1. Dead flies cause the Ps. cxix, 163. I hate and abhor the ertering in of Egypt; for he ointment of the apothecary to lying: but thy law do I love. strengthened himself exceed- send forth a stinking savour: 80 Ps.cxliv, 11. Rid me, and delivingly,

doth a little folly him that is in re- ser me from the hand of strange Job xxix, 8, 21--24. The young putation for wisdom and honour. children, whose mouth speaketh men saw me, and hid themselves; Luke vi, 26. Woe unto you when vanity, and their right hand is a and the aged arose, and stood up. all men shall speak well of you, right hand of falsehood. Unto me men gave ear, and wait for so did their fathers to the ed, and kept silence at my coun- false prophets.

Prov. x, 18. He that bideth sel. After my words they spake

hatred with lying lips, and he that not again; and my speech dropped

John xii, 43. For they loved the uttereth a slander, is a fool. upon them. And they waited for praise of men more than the praise me as for the rain; and they opened

Prov. xi, 9. An hypocrite with of God. their mouth wide as for the latter

2 Cor. viii, 21. Providing for bour : but through knowledge

his mouth destroyeth his neighrain. If I laughed on them, they honest things, not only in the shall the just be delivered. believed it not; and the light of sigt of the Lord, but also in the my countenance they cast not sight of men.

Prov. xiil, 5. A righteous man down.

3 John 12. Demetrius hath good

hateth lying: but a wicked man is Job xxxi, 34. Did I fear a great report of all men, and of the truth loathesome, and cometh to shame.

Prov. xvii, 4. A wicked doer girmultitude, or did the contempt of itself: yea, and we also bear refamilies terrify me, that I kept cord; and ye know that our re-eth heed to false lips; and a liar silence, and went not out of the cord is true.

giveth ear to a naughty tongue. door?

Prov. xxvi, 23--25. Burning lips, Ps. XXXVII, 6. And he shall bring JOU XVII, 6. He hath made me and a wicked heart, are like a potforth thy righteousness as the also a by-word of the people, and sherd covered with silver dross. light, and thy judgment as the aforetime I was as a tabret.

He that hateth dissembleth with noon-day.

his lips, and layeth up deceit withPs. xlis, 11, 18. Their inward long wlu ye turn my glory into believe him no'; for there are seven

Ps. iv, 2. O ye sons of men, how in him; Wh:n he spe krth fair, thought is, that their houses shall shame? how long will ye love abominations in his heart. Whose continue for ever, and their dwell- vanity, and seek after leasing? hatred is covered by deceit, luis ing-places to all generations: they

Selah. call their lands after their own

wickedness shall be shewed benames. Though while he lived he Ps. xxx1, 20. Thou shalt hide fore the whole congregation. blessed his sont; and men will them in the secret of thy presence Prov. xxi, 28. A false witness praise thee, when tnou duest well from the pride of man; thou shalt shall perish; but the man that to thyself.

keep them secretly in & pavilion heareth speaketh constantly.

from the strife of tongues. P3, cxil, 6, 7. Surely he shall

Prov. xxvi, 13. The slothful not be moved for ever: the right- Ps. cxix, 141. I am small and man saith, There is a lion in the eous shall be in everlasting re- despised: yet do not I forget thy way, a lion is in the streets. membrance. He shall not be precepts.

Isa. Ixill, 8. For he said, Surely afraid of evil tiding his heart is Prov. xviii, 3. When the wicked they are my people, children that fixed, trnsting in the LORD. cometh, then cometh contempt, will not lie : so he was their Sa

viour. Prov. 11, 3, 4, 35. Let not mercy and with iguominy reproach. and truth forsake thee: bind them Isa. xxxii, 6. The vile person

Jer, ix, 4, 5. Take ye heed every about thy neck; write them upon shall be no more called liberal, one of his neighbour, and trust ye the table of thive heart. So shalt nor the churl said to be bountiful. not in any brother : for every thou find favour and good under

Jer. xlix, 15, 17. For, lo, I will brother will utterly supplant, and standing in the sight of God and make thee small among the hea- every neighbour will walk with man. The wise shall inherit then, and despised among men.

slanders. And they will deceive &lry; but shame shall be the pro- Also' Edom shall be a desolation: every one his neighbour, and will motion of fools.

every one that goeth by it shall not speak the truth: they have Prov. x, 7. The memory of the be astonished, and shall hiss at all taught their tongue to speak lies, just is blessed: but the name of the plagues thereof.

and weary themselves to commit the wicked shall rot.


2 Cor. viil, 20. Avoiding this, Pror. x1,27. He that diligently that no man should blame us in Jer. xii, 6. For even thy brethseeketh good procureth favour: this abundance which is adminis-ren, and the house of thy father, but he that seeketh mischief, it tered by us.

even theyhave deult treacherously shall come unto him.

1 Thess. v, 22. Abstain from all with thee; yea, they have called

a multitude after thee: believe Pros, xill,15. Good understandappearance of evil.

them not, though they speak fair Ing givetha favour: but the way of 1 Peter iii, 16. Having a good words unto thee. transgressors is hard. conscience; that, whereas they

Zeph. iii, 13. The remnant of Isspeak evil of you, as of evil doers, rael shall not do iniquity, nor Prov, xxil, 1. A good name is they may be ashamed that falsely speak lies; neither shall a decelirather to be chosen than great accuse your good conversation in ful tongue be found in their mouth: riches, and loving favour rather Christ. than silver and gold.

for they shall leed and lie down,

and none shall make them afratu. Prov. xxvii, 21. As the fining

3rd, pot for silver, and the furnace for

Rom. ill, 7,8. For if the truth of

SINS OF THE TONGUE. gold; so is a man to his praise.

God hath more abounded through

FALSEHOOD. Eccles. vii, 1. A good name is

my lie unto his glory, why yet am

I also judged as a sinner? And not better than precious ointment; Lev. xix, 11. Ye shall not steal, rather, (as we be slanderously re.

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ported, and as some arm that we sald unto Ahijah, Behold, the wife he avenged on such a nation 13 Bay,) Let us do evil, that good may of Jeroboam cometh to ask a comie? whose damnation is just. thing of thee for lier son; for he is

Jer. I, 36. A sword is upon the Eph. iv, 25. Wherefore, putting sick: this and thus shalt thou say bars and they shall dote: a sword away lying, spes every

man uni her: for it shall be, when she is upon ber migliy men; aud they truth with L.is neighbour.....

cometh in, that she shall leigu shall be dismayed.

herself to be another woman, And Various FORMS OF IT. It was so, when Ahij als beard the

Acts v, 9. Then Peter said unto thou art my sister: ihal'ii may be at the door, that he said, come in, tie Lord? Behold, the feet fitom

Gen. xii, 13. Say, I pray thee, sound of her feet, as she came in ber, Ilow is it that ye have agreed well with me for thy suke; and my leignest thou thyseli to be inoiber?

which have buried thy husbind soul shall live because of thee. Gen. xx, 2, 13. An Abraham said tidings. Go, tell Jerobo. m, Thus for I am sent to thee with heavy are at the door, and shall carry

thee out. of Surah his wife, She is my sister: saith the LORD God of Israel, Purand Abimelech king of Gerar sent asmuch as I exalted thee fruin

SPECIAL IXSTANCES. and took Surah. And it came to among the people, ani maile theo

Gen. xvül, 15. Then Sarah depass, when God caused me to prince over my people Israel.

nied, saying, I laughed not: for wander from my father's house, that I said unto her, This is thy Zedekialı uutó Jeremialı, Let no

Jer. xxxvill, 24-27. Then said she was afraid. And he said, Nay:

but thou didst laughi. kindness which thou shalt she w

Gen. xxvi, 7. And the men of unto me; at every placa whithier nan know of these words, and

But if the the place asked him of his wife; we shall come, say vf me, He is thou shalt not die.

princes hear that I have talked and be said, She is my sister for my brother.

with thee, and they come unto he feared to say. She is my wife; Gen. xlii, 7, 8. And Joseph saw thee, and say unto thee, Declare lest, said he, the men of the placo his brethren, and he knew them, unto us now what thou hast said should kill me for Rebekal; bebut made bimself strange unto unto the king, hide it not trous, cause she was fair to look upon. them, and spake roughly unto and we will not plit thee to dealli; them, and he said uuto them also what the king satu untu thee: came unto his father, and said,

Gen, xxvii, 18-20. 24. And he Whence come ye? And they suid, Then thou shalt say unto them, I My father. And lie sald, Here am From the land of Canaan to buy presented my supplication before 1; who art thou, my son? food. And Joseph huew his line king, that lie would not Cise Jacob said unto his father, I am

And brethren, but they knew put him. me to return to Jonathan's house, Esau thy first-burn; I Lave done

Judges iv, 20. Again ho said to die there. Then came all the according as thou bades: me: auto isel, Stansi in the door of the princes unto Jeremiah, and asked arise, I pray thee, sit and eat of tent; and it shall be, when any hum: and he told them according my venison, that thy soul inay man'duth come and enquire of to all these words that the kiux bless me. Aud Isaac said unto the thee, and say, is there any man had commanded. So they left off son, How is it that the last bere that thou shall say, No.

speaking with him; for the mutier found it so quickly, my sou? And

was not perceived. 1 Sam. xx, 6, 7, 27-30. If thy

he said, B. cause the LRD thy

Gal. ii, 11, 13. But when Peter God brought it to me. And he father at all miss me, then say,

was come to Antioch. I withstood s tid, Art itou my very son Esan? David earnestly asked leave of me, that he might run to Beibuim to the face, because he was to And lie said, I am. lehiem his city; tur there is a yearly be blamed. And the other Jews

1 Sam. xxi, 1, 2. Then came Dasacritice lliers for all the family disscmbled likewise with him; in: vidto Vols to Abimelech the priest: Il he ray tvu«, It is well, thy ser: carried away will lucir dissimula- meeting of David, and said nnto vant shall have peace; but it le

tion. be very mruth, then be sure that

him. Why art thou alone, and no evil is determined by him. And

man with thee? And Darid said

ITS PENALTY. it came to pass on the morrow,

unto Abimelech the prit-st, The which was the second day of the Gen. xxvii, 12. My father per. hing hath commanded me a brisimonth, that David's place was adventure will feel me, and I bess, and bath sald unto me, let empty; und Saul said unto Jona- shall seem to him as a dece iver; no man know any thing of the than his son, Wherefore cometh and I shall bring a curse upon me, business whereabout I send thee, not the son of Jesse to meat, nel- and not a blessing.

and what I have commanded ther yesterday nor tu-day? And Ps. Ixiil, 11. But the king shall thee: and I have appointed my Jonathan answered Saul, David rejoice in God; every one that servants

to such and such earnestly asked leare ut me to go sweareth by libu shull glory: but place. to Betli-leliem: And he said, Let the mouth of them that speak lies 1 Sam. xxvii, 10--12. And Achish me go, I pray thee; for our family shall be stopped.

said, Wither have ye made a hath á sucrilice in the city; und

Ps.cxx. 3 4. What shall be given road to-day? And David said, my brother, he hath commanded me to be there: and now, if I have unto thee, thou talse tongue? unto thec? or what shall be done Against the south of Judah, and

against the south of the Jerahfouuu favour iu tine eyes, let me Starp arrows of the mighty, iviti meelites, and against the south of get away, I pray thee, and see my cuals of juziper.

the Kenite 8. And David saved brethren. Therefore he corneth

Prov. xx, 17. Bread of deceit is neither man por woman alive, to Dot unto the king's table. Then Saul's anger was hindled against swett to man; but afterwaris luis bring ildings to Gatlı

, saying,

Lent they should teil on us, say. Jonathall, and he said unto hin, moulu slull be filled with gravel.

Inz, Su did David, and so will be Thou son of the perverso rebel- Jer, ix, 8 9. Their tongue is as .8 manner all the while he welllious rcoman, do not I know that

an arrow shot out; it speahetli de- cth in the country of tlie Phil. thou hast chosen the sun of Jesse celt: one speakeil peaceably to sturs. And Achisli believed David, to thine own cintosion, and unto his neighbour with his mouth, but saying, He hath made his people the confusion of thy motlier's nak- in lieari bie luyeth his wall. Shall Israel uiterly to abilior lim, there edness

not visit them fur ihese things! fore he shall be my servant tur 1 Kings xiv, 5-7. And the LORD saith the LORD: shall not my soul over.

3 Kings v, 21, 22. So Gehazt fol Prov. xxiv, 24. He that saith being seventeen years old, was lowed after Naaman: and when unto the wicked, Thou art right feeding the fuck with his' bre Naaman saw him ruuning after eous; him shall the people curse, thren; and the lad was with the hiin, he lighted down from the nations shall abhor bim.

sons of Billah, and with the sons chariot to meet him, and said, 18 Prov. xxv, 20. A righteous man of Zilpah, his father's wives: and all well? And he said, All is well. falling down before the wicked is Josepli brought unto his father My master hath sent me, saying, as a troubled fountain, and a cor their evil report. Behold, even now there be come rupt spring.

2 Sam. 1il, 23. When Joab and to me from mount Ephraim two

Prov. xxvi, 28. A lying tongue all the host that was with him young men of the sons of the pro hateth those that are afflicted by were come, they told Joab, say. phets: give them, pray thee, a it; and a flattering mouth worketh ing, Abner the son of Ner came talent of silver, and two changes ruin.

to the king, and he hath sent him of garments.

Prov. xxviii, 23. He that re- away, and he is gone in peace. Matth. xxvi, 69, 70. Now Peter buketh a man, afterwards shall Neh. vi, 19. Also they reported sat without in the palace: and a find more favour than he that his good deeds before me, and utdamsel came unto him, saying, flattereth with the tongue. tered my words to him. And Thou also wast with Jesus of Galilee. But he denied before them tereth his neighbour spreadeth a

Prov. xxix, 5. A man that flat- Tobiah sent letters to put me in

fear, all, saying, I know not what thou net for his feet

Exek. xxli, 9. In thee are men sayest.

Dan. xi, 32, 34. And such as do that carry tales shed blood; and Mark xiv, 67--70. And when she wickedly' against the covenant in thee they eat upon the mounsa w Peter warming himsell, she shall be corrupt by flatteries. Now tains; in the midst of thee they looked upon him, and said, and when they shall fall, they shall be commit lewdness. thon also wast with Jesus of Na-holpen with a little help: but many zareth. But he denied, saying, I shall cleave to them with flat- learn to be idle, wandering about

1 Tim. v, 13. And withal they know not, neither understand I teries.

from house to house; and not only what thou sayest. And hewent out into the porch: and the cock crew.

Luke xx, 21. And they asked idle, but tattlers also and bu ya And a maid saw him again, and him, saying, Master, we know bodies, speaking things which began to say to them that stood that thou sayest and teachest they ought not. by, This is one of them. And he rightly, neither acceptest thou the

VANITY. denied it again. And a little after, person of any, but teachest the they that stood by said again to way of God truly.

Exod. xv, 9. The enemy said, I Peter, Surely thou art one of

will pursue, I will overtake, I will them: for thou art a Galilean, and


divide the spoil; my lust shall be thy speech agreeth thereto.

satisfied upon them; I will draw

Lev. xix, 12, 16. And ye sball my sword, my haod shall destroy John xviii, 25--27. And Simon not swear by my name falsely, them. Peter stood and warmed himself. neither shalt thou profane the

Prov. xx, 6. Most men will They said therefore unto him, name of thy God: I am the LORD.

proclaim every

one bis Own Art not thou also one of bis dis- Thou shalt not go up and down ciples? He denied it, and said, 1 as a ialebearer among thy people; goodness: but a faithful man who

can find. am not. One of the servants of neither shalt thou stand against the high priest (being his kinsman the blood of thy neighbour: I am Prov. XXV, 14, 27. Whoso boast

eth himself of a false gift is like whose ear Peter cut off) saith, Did the LORD. not I see thee in the garden with

clouds and wind without rain. It

Ps. xli, 7. All that hate me him? Peter tlien denied agaio; and whisper together against me

is not good to eat much honey; 80 immediately the cock crew. agaiust me do they devise my for men to search their own glory

is not glory. hurt. Acts v, 7, 8. And it was about

Prov. xxvil, 2. Let another man the space of three hours after, Prov. xi, 13. A talebearer rewhen his wife, not knowing what veal-th secrets: but he that is of praise thee, and not thine own was done, came in. And Peter a faithful spirit concealeth the mouth; a stranger, and not thine

own lips. answered' unto ter, Tell me matter. whether ye sold the land for so Prov. xvi. 28. A froward man THE APOSTLE'S BOASTING LAWFUL. much? And she said, Yea, for 80 soweth strife; and a whisperer

Rom. xv, 17. I have therefore much. separateth chief friends.

whereof I may glory throngh FLATTERY.

Prov. xviii, 8. The words of a Jesus Christ in those things Job xvil, 5. He that speaketh talebearer are as wounds, and which pertain to God. flattery to his friends, even the they go down into the innermost

2 Cor. I, 17. When I therefore eyes of his children sball fail. parts of the belly.

was thus minded, did I use light . P3. xii, 2, 3. They speak vanity about as a' talebearer revealeth do I purpose according to the

Prov. xx, 19. He that goet ness? or the things that I purpose, every one with his neighbour: secrets, therefore meddle with flattering lips, and with a with him that flattereth with his be yea, yea, and nay, nay?

not flesh, that with me there should double beart, do they speak. The LORD shall cut off all flattering lips.

2 Cor. vii, 2. Receive us; ve Prov. xxvi, 20, 22. Where no have wronged no man, we have lips, and the tongue that speaketh proud things.

wood is, there the fire goeth out; P8. XXXVI, 2. For he flattereth so where there is no talebearer, corrupted no man, we have de

frauded no man. himself in his own eyes, until his the strife ceaseth. The words of

a talebearer are as wounds, and 2 Cor. xi, 10, 11, 21. As the iniquity be found to be hateful.

they go down into the innermost truth of Christ is in me, no man Ps.Ixxvili, 36. Nevertheless they parts of we belly.

sball stop me of this boasting in did fitter him with their mouth,

the regions of Achaia. Where and they lied unto him with their Gen. xxxvil, 2. These are the fore? because I love you not? God tongues.

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