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64. x Josh. 6. 20.
Prov. 3. IL
1 Or, that
James 1. 12.
b Jutg. 46.
& 19. 18. & 23. 13.
1, 13. & 17. 45 ri Sam. 1. 20. & 12. 20. g 2 Sam. 7. 11, &c. h Judg. 14.5
34, 35. Dan. 6. Y.
Job 12. 10.
7, &c. Job
mret to them.
&19.2. 1 Pet. 1. 15, 16.
-. 14. 13, &c. &
17. 51, 52.
See Ecclus 25. 33.
illustrated by many examples.
An exhortation to constant faith, &e. Red sea as by dry land: which the Egyp-tion which speaketh unto you as unto tians assaying to do were drowned. children, “My son, despise not thou the
30 By faith the walls of Jericho fell chastening of the Lord, nor faint when i Job 5. 17. 36 down, after they were compassed about thou art rebuked of him: seven days.
6 Fork whom the Lord loveth he chas. k Ps. 94. 12. 31 By faith 'the harlot Rahab perished teneth, and scourgeth every son whom Prov.3.-12.
not with them || that believed not, when he receiveth. Judg. 6. ... 2 she had received the spies with peace, 7' If ye endure chastening, God dealeth | Deut. 8.5 Judg.13.241
32 And what shall I more say? for the with you as with sons; for what son is he prov.13. 24. Hude.1.1. time would fail me to tell of Gedeon, whom the father chasteneth not? 2 1 Sam. 16. and of Barak, and of Samson, and of 8 But if ye be without chastisement,
Jephthae; of David also, and “Samuel, whereof all are partakers, then are ye mpet: 5.5"
bastards, and not sons.
doms, wrought righteousness, obtained our flesh which corrected us, and we gave 6. 1Sam.17. promises, "stopped the mouths of lions, them reverence: shall we not much rather
34 'Quenched the violence of fire, be in subjection unto "the Father of spi- m. gim. 16. i Dan. 3. 25. escaped the edge of the sword, 'out of rits, and live?
1 Kings weakness were made strong, waxed va 10 For they verily for a few days chas- Isai: 4256 19. 3. 2 Kings liant in fight, * turned to flight the armies tened us || after their own pleasure; but 12. 1. 1 2 Kings 20. of the aliens.
he for our profit, °that we might be par- el zood, er, 35 " Women received their dead raised takers of his holiness.
to life again : and others were otortured, 11 Now no chastening for the present : Lev. 1.4. 8, 15, Sam. not accepting deliverance; that they might seemeth to be joyous, but grievous : obtain a better resurrection:
nevertheless afterward it yieldeth "the pJam. 3. 18. 36 PAnd others had trial of cruel mock- peaceable fruit of righteousness unto ni Kiraz ings and scourgings, yea, moreover of them which are exercised thereby. bonds and imprisonment:
12 Wherefore 'lift up the hands which sai. 35: 3.*, 37 * They were stoned, they were sawn hang down, and the feeble knees; 7, &c. Acts asunder, were tempted, were slain with 13 ' And make || straight paths for your Prov
. 9. 96, the sword: : 'they wandered about in feet, lest that which is lame be turned out i'Or, een.
sheepskins and goatskins; being destitute, of the way; 'but let it rather be healed. Gal.6.). Jer. 20. 2. & afflicted, tormented;
14 * Follow peace with all men, and Rom. 17. 18. 38 (Of whom the world was not wor- holiness, without which no man shall Tile r i Kings 21. 13. 2Chron. thy:) they wandered in deserts, and in see the Lord : 7258. & 14. mountains, and "in dens and caves of 15 'Looking diligently "lest any man Eph...5. the earth,
|| fail of the grace of God; ' lest any root x 2Cor.6. 1. 39 And these all, * having obtained a of bitterness springing up trouble you, 1 or, fall! 17 king is good report through faith, received not and thereby many be defiled; the promise:
16 'Lest there be any fornicator, or 18. ch. 3. 12. 40 God having || provided' some better profane person, as Esau, who for one a phens 3thing for us, that they without us should morsel of meat sold his birthright. not be made perfect.
17 For ye know how that afterward, \ Gen. 25. 33. CHAP. XII.
when he would have inherited the bless-Gen. 27.34, 1 An exhortation to constant faith, patience, ing, he was rejected : "for he found no d ch. & 6.
and godliness. 22 A commendation of the place of repentance, though he sought share the
it carefully with tears.
that might be touched, and that burned & 2018. i Pet. 21. cloud of witnesses, “let us lay aside every with fire, nor unto blackness, and dark- $ 5.22
weight, and the sin which doth so easily ness, and tempest, 4. Phil. 3. beset us, and let us run with patience 19 And the sound of a trumpet, and 2 Tim. 1.7. the race that is set before us,
the voice of words; which voice they that 2 Looking unto Jesus the || author and heard 'intreated that the word should f Exod. 20. 1 Or, begin. finisher of our faith; « who for the joy that not be spoken to them any more:
was set before him endured the cross, de 20 (For they could not endure that 5, &c. 1 Pet. spising the shame, and ® is set down at the which was commanded, And if so much Exod. by right hand of the throne of God.
as a beast touch the mountain, it shall be 3 'For consider him that endured such stoned, or thrust through with a dart:
contradiction of sinners against himself, 21 "And so terrible was the sight, that 6.Exod. 19. Maste, on lest ye be wearied and faint in your Moses said, I exceedingly fear and
quake:) | Ga1, 4, 76. minds.
22 But ye are come unto mount Sion, 1.9, 10. 4" Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, and unto the city of the living God, the k Phil. 3. 20. 3 ch.10 striving against sin.
heavenly Jerusalem, land to an innu- po. 5 And ye have forgotten the exhorta-merable company of angels,
n. James 1. 18. Rev. 14. n Luke 10.
3. 13 8.
ed. o Gen 18.25 Ps. 94. 2. p Pb ch. IL 40.
r Exod. 24. 8. ch. 10. 22. 1 Pet. 1. 2.
& 3. 17. &
. Pet. 3. 10. Rev. 21.1. Or, may be shaken. Or, let us hold fust.
17. Deut.4 24. & 9.3. Ps. 50. 3. &
Thes. 1.8. ch. 10. 97.
The new testament commended.
Divers adat 23 To the general assembly and church thing that the heart be established with
of "the firstborn," which are || written in grace; "not with meats, which have not m Exact. 4. heaven, and to Godothe Judge of all, and profited them that have been occupied
to the spirits of just men 'made perfect, therein.
24 And to Jesus "the mediator of the 10 °We have an altar, whereof they s 20. Phil. 4. new || covenant, and to "the blood of have no right to eat which serve the
sprinkling, that speaketh better things tabernacle. Or, enrollo sthan that of Abel.
11 For P the bodies of those beasts, 25 See that ye refuse not him that whose blood is brought into the sanc3. 12 speaketh. For if they escaped not who tuary by the high priest for sin, areas ach. 8.6. & refused him that spake on earth, much burned without the camp.
more shall not we escape, if we turn away 12 Wherefore Jesus also, that he might
26" Whose voice then shook the earth: suffered without the gate. Gen. 9. 10. but now he hath promised, saying, “Yet 13 Let us go forth therefore unto him. Ch. 2*223. once more I shake not the earth only, without the camp, bearing "his reproach. Ifta but also heaven.
14 'For here have we no continuing 27 And this word, Yet once more, sig- city, but we seek one to come. Mag.2.6 nifieth 'the removing of those things that 15 + By him therefore let us offer the his Matt 24:35 || are shaken, as of things that are made, sacrifice of praise to God continually, that those things which cannot be shaken that is, the fruit of our lips + giving in
thanks to his name. 28 Wherefore we receiving a kingdom 16 "But to do good and to communi2. Exod. 24. which cannot be moved, || let us have cate forget not: for 'with such sacrifices G.
grace, whereby we may serve God accept- God is well pleased. 73. Isai. ably with reverence and godly fear : 17 *Obey them that || have the rule 11(e.se 29 For our God is a consuming fire. over you, and submit yourselves: for
Othey watch for your souls, as they that
must give account, that they may do it is I Divers admonitions, as to charity, 4 to
with joy, and not with grief: for that is
18 Pray for us: for we trust we have a
19 But I beseech you the rather to pass 2 "Be not forgetful to entertain do this, that I may be restored to you the 35. Rom. 12. strangers: for thereby some have enter the sooner. 3.2. lp'e tained angels unawares.
20 Now 'the God of peace, Sthat 3 Remember them that are in bonds, brought again from the dead our Lord Razis
as bound with them; and them which Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, 25 36. Rom 12. suffer adversity, as being yourselves also through the blood of the everlasting in the body.
Il covenant, 4 Marriage is honourable in all, and 21 * Make you perfect in every good at it Cor.6.9
. the bed undefiled: "but whoremongers work to do his will, ll working in you can 21. Ephis and adulterers God will judge.
that which is wellpleasing in his sight, the 5 Let your conversation be without through Jesus Christ; ► to whom be glory on Matt. 6. 23, covetousness; and 'be content with such for ever and ever. Amen. 31: Phili, things as ye have: for he hath said, "I 22 And I beseech you, brethren, suffer
will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. the word of exhortation: for I have 15+
6 So that we may boldly say, "The written a letter unto you in few words. Chron. Lord is my helper, and I will not fear 23 Know ye that our brother Timothy ** what man shall do unto me.
Pis set at liberty; with whom, if he come : The 7 'Remember them which || have the shortly, I will see you.
rule over you, who have spoken unto you 24 Salute all them that have the rule is, die Or are the the word of God: whose faith follow, over you, and all the saints. They of his ch. 6. 12. considering the end of their conversation: Italy salute you.
8 Jesus Christ 'the same yesterday, 25 'Grace be with you all. Amen. and to day, and for ever.
mBe not carried about with divers Written to the Hebrews from Italy 12.6 i Juho q. 1. and strange doctrines. For it is a good by Timothy.
. Rom. 12. 10. I'Thes. 9. 1 Pet. I 92. & 2. 17. & 3.8.& 4.8. 9 Pet. 1.7. 1 Joho 3. 11, &c. & 4.71 20, 21. b Matt. 25
¢ Gen. 18.3.
25. Col. 18. i Pet. 3. 8.
5 Col.3.5, 6 Rev. 92.
b Prov. 10.
c Prov. 14.
a Acts 12. 17. a
JALOFS Jesus Christ, co the twelve
d Col. 3.8.
b Tit. I. 1.
1 Pet. 1.9.
& 8. 1.
& Rom. 5. 3.
& 21. 22.
I Ps. 34. 13
& 15.7. &
1 John 5.14)
m Isai. 1. 16,
7. Matt. 25.
anch. 4. 8.
THE GENERAL EPISTLE OF
every man be swift to hear, slow to DOMINI
20 For the wrath of man worketh not a Eccles. s.
with meekness the engrafted word, which Eccles. 7. 9.
22 But 'be ye doers of the word, and Acts 13.26.
tribes which are scatteredabroad, greeting. not hearers only, deceiving yourown selves. I Cor.15.6
23 For 6 if any be a hearer of the word, F. 2. 11.
and not a doer, he is like unto a man be Hebr. 2. 3.
3 5 Knowing this, that the trying of holding his natural face in a glass :
24 For he beholdeth himself, and goeth 11. 28. Rom.
25 But " whoso looketh into the per- 214, &c."
. 2. 12.
in his ||deed.
religion is vain.
8 "A double minded man is unstable fatherless and widows in their affliction, 3..
"and to keep himself unspotted from the Rom. 12. 2.
to regard the rich, and to despise the poor
brethren: 13 rather we are to be loving
and merciful: 14 and not to boast of faith
where no deeds are, 17 which is but a dead
grace of the fashion of it perisheth: so also Mourethord Jesus Christ, “ the Lord
12 °Blessed is the man that endureth of glory, with respect of persons.
. temptation : for when he is tried, he shall For if there come unto your tassem- Prov. 14. 13.
13 Let no man say when he is tempted, man in vise raiment;
. I am tempted of God: for God cannot 3 And ye have respect to him that Rogue.
him, Sit thou here || in a good place; and security
15 Then when lust hath conceived, it 4 Are ye not then partial in yourselves, 38,
bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is and are become judges of evil thoughts ? 2.Tim...
5 Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath 18.01.29
17 + Every good gift and every perfect a rich in faith, and heirs of || the kingdom Prov. 8.17.
variableness, neither shadow of turning. 6 But ‘ye have despised the poor. Do 2 Tim. 4. 8.
18 * Of his own will begat he us with not rich men oppress you, and draw you I Cor. 11.
7 Do not they blaspheme that worthy &17.0.8
8 If ye fulfill the Topal Sw. according | My komethinen, elle ne shay mestere
& 6. 2.
10. ! Or, that law u hich said
n Job . 6, &c Prov.21.
• 1 John
I Or, glorieth. p Matt. 7. 26. ch. 1. 23
See Job 31 19, 20. Like 3.11.
+ Gir.bg tuyl.
Of faith without works.
of bridling the top
Y to the shalt
bknowing that shall receive h lev.19.18. neighbour as thyself, ye do well: the greater |condemnation.
9 But 'if ye have respect to persons, 2 For 'in many things we offend all. So 2 Gal. 5. 14. ye commit sin, and are convinced of the If any man offend not in word, the less law as transgressors.
same is a perfect man, and able also to je 10 For whosoever shall keep the whole bridle the whole body. ki Deut. 27: law, and yet offend in one point, " he is 3 Behold, ' we put bits in the horses 19. Gal. 3. guilty of all.
mouths, that they may obey us; and we 11 For || he that said, 'Do not com turn about their whole body.
mit adultery, said also, Do not kill. 4 Behold also the ships, which though N93 Exod. 20. Now if thou commit no adultery, yet if they be so great, and are driven of fierce
thou kill, thou art become a transgressor winds, yet are they turned about with a
very small helm, whithersoever the go12 So speak ye, and so do, as they that vernor listeth. m dh. 1. 25. shall be judged by the law of liberty. 5 Even so Sthe tongue is a little member, RS
13 For " he shall have judgment with and "boasteth great things. Behold, how 13. Matt.6. out mercy, that hath shewed no mercy; great a || matter a little fire kindleth! & 5. 41, 42, and omercy || rejoiceth against judgment. 6 And 'the tongue is a fire, a world of
14 "What doth it profit, my brethren, iniquity: so is the tongue among our though a man say he hath faith, and have members, that "it defileth the whole body, I as not works? can faith save him?
and setteth on fire the + course of nature; **
7 For every + kind of beasts, and of
is an unruly evil, " full of deadly poison. IA as
ther; and therewith curse we men," which 18 Yea, a man may say, Thou hast are made after the similitude of God.
faith, and I have works : shew me thy 10 Out of the same mouth proceedeth Some com faith || without thy works, and I will shew blessing and cursing. My brethren, these thee my faith by my works.
things ought not so to be. 19 Thou believest that there is one 11 Doth a fountain send forth at the MM, God; thou doest well : +the devils also same place sweet water and bitter? believe, and tremble.
12 Can the fig tree, my brethren, bear 20 But wilt thou know, O vain man, olive berries ? either a vine, figs? so com DO that faith without works is dead ? fountain both yield salt water and fresh.
21 Was not Abraham our father justi 13 "Who is a wise man and endued cele Gen. 22. 9, fied by works, "when he had offered Isaac with knowledge among you ? let him his son upon the altar ?
shew out of a good conversation "his Beau 22 || Seest thou "how faith wrought works Pwith meekness of wisdom. * Hebr. 11. with his works, and by works was faith 14 But if ye have "bitter envying and ? made perfect ?
strife in your hearts, 'glory not, and lie Pisos 23 And the scripture was fulfilled not against the truth. Gen. 15.6. which saith, Abraham believed God, and 15°*This wisdom descendeth not from eless
it was imputed unto him for righteousness: above, but is earthly, || sensual, devilish. 1 2 Chron. and he was called 'the Friend of God. 16 For where envying and strife i, ..
24 Ye see then how that by works a there is † confusion and every evil work. man is justified, and not by faith only. 17 But " the wisdom that is from above
25 Likewise also was not Rahab the is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and harlot justified by works, when she had easy to be intreated, full of mercy and received the messengers, and had sent good fruits, ll without partiality, and is them out another way?
without hypocrisy: 101, breatk.
26 For as the body without the spirit 18 "And the fruit of righteousness is is dead, so faith without works is dead also. sown in peace of them that make peace. Na CHAP. III.
CHAP. IV. 1 Ve are not rashly or arrogantly to reprove
1 We are to strive against covelousness, 4 others: 5 but rather to bridle the tongue, a
intemperance, 5 pride, Il detraction, and
rash judgment of others: 13 and not to be
confident in the good success of sporldly
business, but mindful ever of the uncertainty
of this life, to commit ourselves and all our out envying, and strife.
affairs to God's providence.
ples read, by thy works, sch. 3. 13.
& 57. Luke + 34Arts 16.17 & 19. 15.
1 Or, Thox
G homo forway our Finiseries that shall
a Prov. 11.
1 Or, plea. your members?
So er. 3 a Rom. 7.
8 Or, envy.
1.15. Jer. 11. 11. Mic.
3. 4. Zech. 27.13
1 John 3. n. & 5.14
Ps. 73. 27.
enemy of God.
25. 1 Tim. 5.
f John 15 19. & 17. 14. Gal. 1. 10.
Or, enviously. h Job 12. 29. Ps. 138. 6.
& 14. 11. & 08.14. l'et. 5. 5.
14. Jer. 5. 24. Hos. 6. 3. 23.
1 Pet. 5. 9. k 2 Chron. 15 2.
Hebr. 10. 25
Against covetousness, pride, &c.
Wicked rich men threatened. whence come wars and || fight O to now, ye rich men,
ings among you? come they not 11 Or, brawl- hence, even of your | lusts that war in
come upon you.
2 Your riches are corrupted, and your 44. Tim. 6. 2 Ye lust, and have not: ye || kill, and garments are motheaten.
desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye 3 Your gold and silver is cankered; Matt. 6. 20.
against you, and shall eat your flesh as it
: ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it gether for the last days. 1. 28. sai. upon your || lusts.
4 Behold, the hire of the labourers Ley 19 4 'Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know who have reaped down your fields, which 10
, 11. Jer. ye
not that the friendship of the world is of you kept back by fraud, crieth: and Mal. 3-5. Sp.66. 18. is enmity with God? 'whosoever there the cries of them which have reaped her
, das fore will be a friend of the world is the are entered into the ears of the Lord of e Deut. 24
think that the scripture saith 5. 'Ye have lived in pleasure on the lob 2...3.. is John 2. in vain, 6 The spirit that dwelleth in us earth, and been wanton; ye have nou- Luke 16.1., lusteth || to envy?
rished your hearts, as a day of
7 Submit yourselves therefore to God. 7 || Be patient therefore, brethren, unto Or, Be
Behold, the long patient,
latter rain. 9 °Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: 8 Be ye also patient; stablish your zech. 10. 12 in Eph.4. 27. let your laughter be turned to mourning, hearts: 'for the coming of the Lord draw-iphil. 4: 5 and your joy to heaviness.
11 "Speak not evil one of another, the judge 'standeth before the door.
brother, 'and judgeth his brother, speak- who have spoken in the name of the 5
. 4i. Luke 14.11. but if thou judge the law, thou art not a tion, and of patience. doer of the law, but a judge.
ií Behold, "we count them happy Mar 10 12 There is one lawgiver, 'who is able which endure. Ye have heard of the 11.& 10. 22. Mart.7... to save and to destroy: t who art thou patience of Job, and have seen Pthe end 228 2:20: Luke 6. 37. that judgest another?
of the Lord; that the Lord is very piti- pJob 42. 10, 13 "Go to now, ye that say, To day or ful, and of tender mercy.
to morrow we will go into such a city, 12 But above all things, my brethren, S. Ps. 103. 1 Rom. 14. and continue there a year, and buy and 'swear not, neither by heaven, neither by ,,Matt
. 5. Prov. 27.1. sell, and get gain:
the earth, neither by any other oath: but 34, &c.
l' It is even a vapour, that appeareth for 13 Is any among you afflicted? let · Mark 6.
15 For that ye ought to say, 'If the psalms.
Lord will, we shall live, and do this, or 14 Is any sick among you? let him call Cor. 4. 19. that.
for the elders of the church; and let them 77 Num... 16 But now ye rejoice in your boast- pray over him, anointing him with oil in 33:19 2017 ings: 'all such rejoicing is evil
the name of the Lord: 17 Therefore "to him that knoweth to 15 And the prayer of faith shall save 13, 6. Hom. 1. 20, do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin. the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; 33. & 19.is
, CHAP. V.
"and if he have committed sins, they shall 20.8.2013
ance. 7 We ought to be patient in afflictions, 16 Confess your faults one to another, 18. pros: 15.
z i Kings
passions as we are, and ’he prayed || ear- prayer.