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Question 72

Q: What is forbidden in the seventh commandment?
A: The seventh commandment forbiddeth all unchaste thoughts,1 words,2 and actions.3

  1. Matthew 5:28. But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.
  2. Ephesians 5:4. Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.
  3. Ephesians 5:3. But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints.

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