Q. 67. Which is the sixth commandment?
A. The sixth commandment is, Thou shalt not kill. [a]
- [a]. Ex. 20:13; Deut. 5:17
A. The sixth commandment requireth all lawful endeavors to preserve our own life, and the life of others [a].
- [a]. Eph. 5:28-29
A. The sixth commandment forbiddeth the taking away of our own life, or the life of our neighbour, unjustly, or whatsoever tendeth thereunto [a].
- [a]. Gen. 9:6; Matt. 5:22; I John 3:15