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Westminster Shorter Catechism ~ Eighth Commandment

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Q73: Which is the Eighth Commandment?
A73: The Eighth Commandment is, “thou shalt not steal.”

Q74: What is required in the Eighth Commandment?
A74: The Eighth Commandment requireth the lawful procuring and furthering the wealth and outward estate of ourselves and others.

Q75: What is forbidden in the Eighth Commandment?
A75: The Eighth Commandment forbiddeth whatsoever doth or may unjustly hinder our own or our neighbour’s wealth or outward estate.

 

Quest. 73. Which is the eighth commandment?
Ans. 73. The eighth commandment is, Thou shalt not steal.(1)

(1) Exod. 20:15.

Quest. 74. What is required in the eighth commandment?
Ans. 74. The eighth commandment requireth the lawful procuring and furthering the wealth and outward estate of ourselves and others.(1)

(1) Gen. 30:30; I Tim. 5:8; Lev. 25:35; Deut. 22:1-5; Exod. 23:4-5; Gen. 47:14, 20.

Quest. 75. What is forbidden in the eighth commandment?
Ans. 75. The eighth commandment forbiddeth whatsoever doth or may unjustly hinder our own or our neighbour’s wealth or outward estate.(1)

(1) Prov. 21:17; 23:20-21; 28:19; Eph. 4:28.

 

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