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clty become an harlot I It was full hand over thee, and have dimin. , them to ert, and they have gono of judgment; righteousness lodged ishod thine ordinary food, and do- a whoring from under their God. in it: but now murderers.
livered thee unto the will of them Hosea v, 3, 4. I know Ephraim, Isa. xxiit, 17. And it shall como
that hate thee, the daughters of and Israel is not hid froin me: for to pass, after the end of seventy the Philistines, which are asham: now, o Ephraiın, thou
the LORD will visited of thy lewd way. Thou hast whoredom, and Israel is defiled. Tyre, and she shall turn to her played the whore also with the They will 'not frame their doings hire,' and shall commit fornica Assyrians, because thou want un to turn unto their God for the tlon with all the kingdoms of satiable, yea, thou hast played the spirit of whoredomg w in the "the world upon the face of the harlot with them, and yet
could. midst of them, and they
have not earth.
est not be satistied. Thou hast kuown the LORD. Isa. Ivil, 7, 8. Upon a lofty and tion in the land of Canaan unto moreover multiplied thy fornica
Hosea vi, 9, 10. And as troops
Hosca ix, 1. Rejoice not, O
thy God; thou hast loved a reward
Rev, XVII, 1-5, 15--18. And there
Are yo came one of the seven angels not transgress; when upon every polluted after the manner of your which had the seven vials, and high bill and 'under every green fathers? and commit ye whoredom talked with me, saying unto me, tree thou wanderest, playing the after their abomiuatiuns?
Come bither, I will shew unto harlot.
Ezek. xxiil, 2, 3, 7, 8, 11-13, 17, thee the judgment of the great Jer. III, 2, 6, 9. Lift up thine 35. Son of man, there were two whore that sitteth upou many eyes upto the high places, and see women, the daughters of one waters:. With wbom the kings where thou hast not been lien mother, And they committed of the earth have committed fur. with. In the ways hast thou eat whoredoms in Egypt; they com. nication, and the inhabitants of for them, as the Arabian in the mitted
whoredoms in their youth: the earth have been made drunk wilderness; and thou hast pollut- there were their breasts pressed, with the wine of ber fornication. ed the land with thy whoredoms and there they bruised the teats So he carried me away in the
with thy wickedness. Th of their virginity. Thus she spirit into the wilderness: and I LORD said also unto me in the committed ber whoredoms with saw a woman sit upon a scarletdays of Josiah the king, Hast them, with all them that were the coloured beast, full of names of thou seen that which backsliding chosen men of Assyria, and with blasphemy, having seven heads Israel hath done? she is gone up all on whom she doted: with all and ten horns. And the woinan upon every high mountain and their idols she deflled herself. was arrayed in purple and scarlet Under every green tree, and Neither left she her wboredoms colour, and decked with gold, and there hath played the harlot. brought from Egypt: for in ber precious stones, and pearls, having And it came to pass, through the youth they lay with her, and they a golden cup in her liand full of lightness of her whoredom, ibat bruised the breasts of her virgin- abominations and Althiness of her she defiled the land, and com- ity, and poured their whoredom fornication: And upon her foremitted adultery with stones and upon ber. And when her sister head was a name written, MYSwith stocks.
Ahollbah saw this, she was more TERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, Ezek. xvi, 7, 16, 25-29, 57, 58. corrupt in her inordinate love THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS I have caused thee to multiply as than she, and in ber whoredoms AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE the bud of the field, and thou hast more than her sister in her whore- EARTH. And he saith unto me, Increased and waxen great, and doms. She doted upon the As The waters which thou sawest, thou art come to excellent 'orna-syrians her neighbours, captains where the whore sitteth, are peo ments: thy breasts are fashioned, and rulers clothed most gorge- ples, and multitudes, and natious, and thine hair is grown, whereas ously, borsemen riding upon and tongues. And the ten horns thou wast naked and bare. And horses, all of them desirable which tbou sawest upon the beast, of thy garments thou didst take, young men. Then I saw that she these shall hate the whore, and
ber desolate and and deckedst thy high places was defled, that they took both shall make with divers colours, and playedst one way. And the Babylonians naked, and shall eat her flesh, and the harlot thereupon: the like came to her into the bed of love, burn her with fire. For God hath things shall not come, neither and they defiled her with their put in their hearts to fulfil his shall it be 80. Thou hast built whoredom; and she was polluted will
, and to agree, and give their thy high place at every head of with them, and her mind was kingdom unto the beast, until the the way, and hast made thy beauty allenated from them. Therefore words of God shall be fulfilled. to be abhorred, and hast opened thus saith the Lord God, Because And the woman which thou sawthy feet to every one that passed thou hast forgotten me, and cast est is that great city, which reign. by, and multiplied thy whore-me behind thy back, therefore eth over the kings of the earth. doms. Thou hast also committed bear thou also thy lewdness and
Rev. xvill, 3. For all nations foruication with the Egyptians thy whoredoms.
have drunk of the wine of the thy neighbours, great of flesh; and Hosea Iv, 12. My, people ask wrath of her fornication, and the hast increased thy whoredoms, to counsel at their stocks, and their kings of the earth have committed provoke me to anger. Behold, staff declareth unto them: for the fornication with her, and tho therefore I have stretched out my spirit of wboredoms hath caused merchants of the earth are wasod
rich through the abundanco of therefore your daughters shall pleaseth God shall escape from her delicacies.
your her, but the sinner shall be taken Rev. xlx, 2. For true and right- spouses shall commit adultery. I by her. eous are his judgments: for he will not punish your daughters bath judged the great whore, when they commit whoredom, nowhoremonger, nor
Eph. v, 5. For this ye know, that
unclean which did corrupt the earth with nor your spouses when they com- person, nor covetous nian, who is her fornication, and hath avenged mit adultery: for themselves are
an idolater, bath any inheritance the blood of his servants at her separated with whores, and they in the kingdom of Christ and of hand.
sacrifice with barlots: therefore God.
the people that doth not under-
Gen. xxxvill, 15, 16. When Gen. xxxvill, 24. And it came to
Judah saw her, he thought her to
Prov. V, 8-10...Come not nigh be an harlot : becanse she bad pass about three months after, that the door of her house. Lest thou covered her face. And he turned it was told Judah, saying, Tamar give thine honour unto others, and unto her by the way, and said, Go thy daughter in law hath played thy years unto the cruel; Lest to, I pray thee, let me como in the harlot; and also, behold, she strangers be filled with thy unto thee; (for he knew not that is with child by whoredom. And wealth, and thy labours be in the she was his daughter-in-law.) And Judah said, Bring her forth, and house of a strauger.
she said, What wilt thou give me, let her be burnt.
Prov. xxix, 3. Whoso loveth that thou mayest come in unto Exod. xxil, 16, 17. And Il a man wisdom rejoiceth his father: but mo? entice a maid that is not betrothed, he that keepeth company with Lev. xix, 29. Do not prostitute and lie with her; he shall surely harlots spendeth his substance. thy daughter, to cause her to be a endow her to be his wife. If her father utterly refuse to give her BY LOSS OF HEALTH.
wbore; lest the land fall to whore
dom, and the laud become full of unto him, be shall pay money Prov. 11, 18, 19. For ber house wickedness. according to the dowry of virglos. inclineth unto death, and her Lev. xxl, 9. And the daughter paths unto the dead. None that a wife that is a whore, or profane;
Lev. xxl, 7. They shall not take of any priest, if she profane her- go unto her return again, neither neither shall they take a woman self by playing the whore, she take they hold of the paths of life.
put away from her husband: for bo profaneth her tather; she shall be Prov. v, 11-14. And thou mournis holy unto his God. burnt with fire.
at the last, when thy flesh and thy Num. XXV,7,8 And when Phine- body are consumed, And say, Delilah saw that he had told her
Judges xvi, 18. And when has, the son of Eleazar,
the son of How have I hated instruction, and all his heart, she sent and called Aaron the priest, saw it, Le rose my heart despised reproof; And for the lords of the Philistines, up from among the congregation, have not obeyed the voice of my saying,
Come up this once; for ho and took a javelin in his hand teachers, nor inclined mine ear to hath shewed me all his heart, Arid he went after the man of them that instructed me! I was Then the lords of the Philistines Israel into the tent, and thrust almost in all evil in the midst of both of them through, the man the congregation and assembly.
came up unto her, and brought of Israel, and the woman through Prov. vii, 26. For she hath cast
money in their band. ber belly. So the plague was down many wounded: yea, many two women that were barlots unto
1 Kings III, 16. Then came there stayed from the children of Israel. strong men have been slain by the king, and stood before him.
Deut. xxii, 21, 28, 29. Then they her. shall bring out the damsel to the By Loss OF CHARACTEB. Prov. Ii, 17. Which forsaketh door of her father's house, and the
Gen. xxxiv, 31. And they said, the guide of her youth, and formen of her city shall stone her should be deal with our sister as getteth the covenant of her God. with stones that she die; becanse with an harlot ? she bath wrought folly in Israel,
Prov. v, 6. Lest thou shouldest to play the whore in her father's
Gen. xxxvill, 23. And Judah ponder the path of life, her ways house: so shalt thou put evil away said, Let her take it to her, lest are moveable, that thou canst not
we be shamed: behold, I sent this know them. from among you. If a man find a damsel that is a virgin, which is kid, and thou hast not found her.
Prov. vii, 10-12. And, behold, not betrotbed, and lay hold on
Job xxiv, 17, 18. For the morn- there met him a woman with the ber, and lie with her, and they be ing is to thein even as the shadow attire of an harlot, and subtil of found; Then the man that lay with of death: it one know them, they heart. (She is loud and stubborn; ber shall give unto the damsel's are in the terrors of the shadow her feet abide not in her
house: father Atty shekels of silver, and of death. He is swift as the Now is she without, now in the sho shall be his wife; because he waters; their portion is cursed in streets, and lieth in walt at every hath humbled ter, he may not the earth: be beholdeth not the corner.) put her away all his days. way of the vineyards.
Prov. xxii, 14. The mouth of PUNISHED IN PROVIDENCE.
strange women is a deep pit: he
that is abhorred of the LORD shall Hosea iv, 10, 11, 13, 14. For they bilter as 'wormwood, sharp as a
Prov. 1, 4, 5. But her end is fall therein. shall oat, and not have enough:
Prov. xxiil, 27. For a whore is
Her feet go they shall commit whoredom, ond two-edged sword. shall not increase; because they hold on hell. down to death; her steps take is a narrow pit.
a deep ditch; and a strange woman have left oil to take heed to the
Isa. xxill, 15, 16. And it shall LORO. Whoredom, and wine,
Prov. vii, 27. Her house is the
come to pass in that day, that and new wine, lake away the way to hell, going down to the Tyre shall be forgotten seveniy heart. They sacrifice upon the chambers of death.
years, according to the days of one tups of the mountains, and burn Eccles. vll, 26. And I find more king after the end of seventy incense upon the hills, under biller than death the woman years shall Tyre sing as an harloc. Oiks and poplars, and elms, be- whose beart is snares and nets, Take au harp, go about tho Cu Use liio sua low thereof is good:' and her hands as bands: whoso city, thou barlot inat bast boen
forgotten; make sweet melody know that the seed should not be in the palace of 1?in lime of s'ng many songs, that thou mayest bis: and it came to pass, when he Babylon. be remembered. went in unto his brother's wife,
Isa. xxxix, 7. And of thy sons Jer. iii,3. Therefore the showers that he spilled
it on the ground, that shall issue from time which have been withholden, and there lest that he should give seed to thou shalt beget, shall they take bath been no lutter rain; and thou his brother. And the thing which away; and they shall be eunuchs hadst a whore's forehead, thou re- he did displeased the LORD; where in the palace of the king of Babve fusedst to be ashamed. fore he slew him also.
lon. Ezelc. xvi, 33-35, 41. They give Exod. xxii, 19. Whosoever lleth Dan. 1, 3, 9, 11. And the king gitts to all whores; but thou givest with a beast shall surely be put spake unto Aslıpenaz, the mas. thy gifts to all thy lovers, and to death.
ter of his eunuchs, that he should hirest them, that they may come
Lev. XV, 16, 17, 32. And if any bring certain of the children of unto theo on every side for thy man's seed of copulation go out Israel, and of the king's seed, and whoredom. And the contrary is from him, then he shall wash all of the princes; Now God had in thee from other women in his flesh in water, and be unclean brought Daniel into favour and thy whoredoms, whereas none
until the even. And every gar- tender love with the prince of the followeth thee to coinmit whore- ment, and every skin, whereon is eunuchs. Then, said Daniel to dums: and in that thou givest the seed of copnlation, shall be Melzar, whom the prince of the a reward, and
reward is washed with water, and be un-eunuchs had set over Daniel, given unto thee; therefore thou clean until the even. This is the Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, art contrary. Wherefore, o har-law of him that hath an issue, and Matth. xix, 11, 12. But he said lot, hear the word of the LORD: of him whose seed goeth from him, tinto them, All men cannot receive And they shall burn thine houses and is defiled therewith.
this saying, save they to whom it with fre, and execute judgments upon thee in the sight of many Lev. xvill, 23, 24, 26, 28-30.
is given. For there are somo women: and I will cause thee to Neither shalt thou lie with any from their mother's womb; and
eunuchs, which were $0 born cease from
playing the harlct, and beast to defile thyself therewith; there are some eunuchs, which thou also shalt give no hire any neither shall any woman stand before a beast to lie down thereto: there be eunuchs which have
were made eunuchs of men; and more.
it is confusion. Defile not ye made themselves eunuchs for the BASTARDY.
yourselves in any of these things: kingdom of heaven's sake. Ho Deut. xxiii, 2. A bastard shall for in all these the nations are not enter into the congregation defiled which I cast out before that is able to receive it, let him
receive it. of the LORD; even to his tenth you. Yo shall therefore keep generation shall be not enter into my statutes and my judgments,
Acts viil, 27. And he arose and the congregation of the LORD. and shall not commit any of went: and, behold, a man of
great Judges xi, 1, 2. Now Jephthah these abominations; neither any Ethiopia, an eunuch of the Gileadite was a mighty man
of your own nation, nor any authority under Candace queen of valour, and he was the son of stranger that sojourneth among of the Ethiopians, who had the an harlot: an i Gilead begat Jeph- you. That the land spue not you charge of all her treasure, and had thah. And Gilead's wife bare him out also, when ye defile it, as it come to Jerusalem for to worship. Bons: and his wife's sous grew up, spued out the nations that were and they thrust out Jephthah, before you. For whosoever shall
SONOM. and said unto him, Thou shalt not commit any of these abominations, Gen. xilli, 13. But the men of inherit in our father's house; for even the souls that commit them Sodom were wicked, and sinners thou art the son of a strange shall be cut off from among their before the LORD exceedingly.
people. Therefore shall ye keep Isa. lvii, 3.
Gen. xvill, 20 - 22. And the mine ordinance, that ye commit LORD said, Because the cry of But draw near hither, ye sous of the sorceress, customs, which were committed and because their sin is very
not any one of these abominable Sodom and Gomorrah is great, the seed of the adulterer and the before you, and that ye defile not grievous, I will go down now, whore.
yourselves therein; I am the LORD and see whether they have done Hosea ii, 4. And I will not have your God. mercy upon her children; for they
altogether according to the cry of be the children of whoredoms.
Lev. xx, 15, 16. And if a man lie it, which is como unto me; and if
with a beast, he shall surely be not, I will know. And the men Hosea y ? They have dealt put to death; and ye shall slay the turned their faces. from thence, treacherously against the Lord; beast. And if a woman approach and went tonardo Sodom: but for they have begotten strange unto any beast, and lie down Abraham stood yet before the children: now shall a month de- thereto, ihou shalt kill the woman
LORD. your them with their portions. and the beast..i
Gen. xix, 4-11. But, before they Zech. ix, 6. And a bastard shall
Deut. xxvii, 21. Cursed be he lay down, the men of the city, dwell in Ashdod, and I will cut off that lieth with any manner of even the men of Sodom, compassthe pride of the Philistines. beast, and all the people shall
ed the house round, both old and John viii, 41, Ye do the deeds Amen.
young, all the people from every
quarter. of your father. Then said they
And they called unto to himn, We be not born of furni
Lot, and said unto him, Where cation; we have one Father, even
Deut. xxiil, 1. He that is wound- thee this night? bring them out
are the men which came in to God.
ed in the stones, or hath bis unto us, that we may kauw them. Heb. xii, 8. But if ye be without privy member cut off, shall not
And Lot went out at the door un. chastisement, whereof all are parenter into the congregation of the
to them, and shut the door after takers, then are ye bastards, and LORD.
him, And said, I pray you, breth2 Kings xx, 18. And of thy sons ren, do not so wickedly. Behold
that shall issue from thee, which now, I have two daughters which AGAINST NATURE.
thou shalt beget, sball they take have not knowl man; let me, I Gen, xxxviii, 9, 10. And Onan I away; and they shall be eunuchs pray you, bring them out unto
you, and do ye to them as is good men, leaving the natural use of Sodom was not mentione i by they in your eyes: only unto these men the woman, burned in their lust mouth in the day of thy priuc. do nothing, for therefore came one toward another, men with Matth. xi, 23, 24. And thou, Ca. they under the shadow of my men working that which is un- pernaum, which art exalted unto roof. And they said, Stand back. seemly, and receiving in them- heaven, shalt be brought down to And they said again, This one selves that recompence of their hell: for if the mighty works, fellow came in to sojourn, and he error which was meet.
which have been done in thee, will needs be a judge: now will 2 Peter li, 7, 8. And delivered had been done in Sodom, it would we deal worse wit, thee than just Lot, vexed with the filthy have remained until this day. But with them. And they pressed conversation of the wicked: (For I say unto thee, That it shall bo sore upon the man, even Lot, and that righteous man dwelling more tolerable for the land of Socame near to break the door. But among them, in seeing and hear- dom in the day of judgment, than the men put forth their hand, and ing, vexed his righteous soul for thoe. pulled Lot into the house to from day to day with their unlawthem, and shut to the door. And ful deeds.
PUNISITMENT. they smote the men that were at
Gen. xix, 13, 17, 24-28. For wo the door of the house with blind
"Isa. 1, 10. Hear the word of the will destroy this place, because ness, both small and great; 60 LORD, ye rulers of Sodom; give ear the cry of them is waxen great that they wearied themselves to unto the law of our God, ye peo- before the face of the LORD; and find the door. ple of Gomorrah.
the LORD hath sent us to destroy Lev. xviii, 22. Thou shalt not
Isa. iil, 9. The show of their it. And it came to pass, when lie with mankind as with womankind; it is abomination.
countenance doth witness against they had brought them forth
them; and they declare their sin abroad, that he said, Escape for Deut. xxiii, 17, 18. There shall as Sodom, they hide it not. Woe thy life; look not behind theo, be no whore of the daughters of unto their soul? for they have re neither stay thou in all tho plain: Israel, nor a Sodomite of the sons warded evil unto themselves.
escape to the mountain, lest thou of Israel. Thou shalt not bring
be consumed. Then the LORD
Lam. iv, 6. For the punishment rained upon Sodom and upon GOthe hire of a whore, or the price of the iniquity of the daughter of morrah brimstone and fire from of a dog, into the house of the my people is greater than the the Lord out of heaven: And he LORD thy God for any vow: for punishment of the sin of Sodom, overthrew those cities, and all the even both these are abomination that was overthrown as in a plain, and all the inhabitants of unto the LORD thy God.
moment, and no hands stayed on the cities, and that which grew Deut. xxxli, 32. For their vine her. 18 of the vine of Sodom, and of
upon the ground. But his wife the fields of Gomorral: their thine elder sister is Samaria, she and she became a pillar of salt.
Ezek. XVI, 46 -- 50, 53-56. And looked back from behind him, grapes are grapes of gall, their and her daughters that dwell at And Abraham gat up early in tho clusters are bitter.
thy left hand; and thy younger morning to the place where ho Judges xix, 22-24. Now, as they sister, that dwelleth at thy right stood before the LORD: And he were making their hearts merry, band, is Sodom and her daugh- looked toward So lom and Gomorbehold, the men of the city, cer- ters.' Yet bast thou not walked rah, and toward all the land of tho tain sons of Belial, beset the after their ways, nor done after plain, and beheld, and, lo, the house round about, and beat at their abominations, but, as if thct smoke of the country went up as the door, and spake to the master were a very little thing, thou wast the smoke of a furnace. of the house, the old man, saying, corrupted more than they in all Bring forth the mau that came thy ways. As I live, saith the
Deut. xxix, 22, 23. So that the into thine house that we may Lord God, Sodom thy sister hath generation to come of your chilAnd the man, the not done, she nor ber daughters, and the stranger that shall come
dren that shall rise up aiter you, master of the house, went out as thou hast done, thou and thy from a far land,shall say, when they anto them, and said unto them, daughters. Behold, this was the Nay, my brethren, nay, I pray iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, see the plagues of that land, and you do not so wickedly; seeing fulness of bread, and abundance the sicknesses which the LORD that this man is come into mine of idleness was in her and in her hath laid upon it; And that the house, do not this folly. Behold, daughters, neither did she streng;
whole land ihereof is brimstone, here is my daughter, a maiden then the Land of the poor and and salt, and burning, that it is not and his concubine; them I will
needy. And they were haughty, sown, nor beareth, nor any grass bring out now, and humble ye and committed abomination be groweth therein, like the overBeemeth good unto you: but unto away as I saw good. them. and do with them what fore me: therefore I took them throw of Sodom and Gomorrah,
Admah and Zeboim, which tho
When I this man do not so vile a thing. shall bring again their captivity, in his wrath.
Lord overthrew in his anger, and 1 Kings xiv, 24. And there the captivity of Sodom and her were also Sodomites in the land: daughters, and the captivity of 1 Kings xv, 12. And he took and they did according to all the Samaria and her daughters, then away the sodomites out of the abominations of the nations which will I bring again the captivity of land, and removed all the idols the LORD cast out before the chil thy captives in the midst of them: that his fathers had made. dren of Israel. That thou mayest bear thine own
1 Kings xxii, 46. And the remRom. i, 24, 26, 27. Wherefore shame, and mayest be confounded nant of the sodomites, which reGod also give them to unclean- in all that thou hast done, in that mained in the days of his father ness through the lusts of their thou art a comfort unto them. Asa, he took out of the land. own hearts, to dishonour their When thy sisters, Sodom and her
2 Kings xxiii, 7. And he brako own bodies between themselves: daughters, shall return to their For this cause God gave them up former estate, and Samaria and down the houses of the sodomites, unto vile affections: for even their her daughters shall return to their that were by the house of thé women did change the natural former estate, then thou and thy LORD, where the women wovo use into that which is against danghters shall return to your hangings for the grove. nature; Aud likewise also the former estate. For thy sister Jer. xlix, 18. As in the over
throw of Sodom and Gomorrah, Sodom and Gomorrah, and ye cities of Sodom and Gomorrha and the neighbour cities thereof, were as a firebrand plucked ont into ashes, condemned them with saith the LORD, no man shall abide of the burning: yet have yo pot an overthrow, making them an there, neither shall a son of man returned unto me, saith the ensample unto those that after dwell in it. LORD.
should live ungodly. Jer. I, 40. As God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah, and the day that Lot went out of Sodom
Luke xvil, 29, 30. But the same
Jude 7. Even as Sodom and neighbour cities thereof, saith the it ruined fire and brimstone from Gomorrha, and the cities about LORD; 80 shall no man abide there, heaven, and destroyed them all. then in like manner, giving themneither shall any son of man Even thus shall it be lo the day selves over to fornication, and go dwell therein.
wten the Son of man is revealed. ing after strange flesh, are set Amos iv, 11. I have overthrown
forth for an example, suffering some of you, as God overthrow 9 Pet. 1, 6. And turning the the vengeance of oteroal ire.