Job 31:28
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New International Version
then these also would be sins to be judged, for I would have been unfaithful to God on high.

King James Bible
This also were an iniquity to be punished by the judge: for I should have denied the God that is above.

Darby Bible Translation
This also would be an iniquity for the judge, for I should have denied the God who is above.

World English Bible
this also would be an iniquity to be punished by the judges; for I should have denied the God who is above.

Young's Literal Translation
It also is a judicial iniquity, For I had lied to God above.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

For I should have denied the God that is above - Had I paid Divine adoration to them, I should have thereby denied the God that made them.

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Job 31:11 For this is an heinous crime; yes, it is an iniquity to be punished by the judges.

Job 9:15 Whom, though I were righteous, yet would I not answer, but I would make supplication to my judge.

Job 23:7 There the righteous might dispute with him; so should I be delivered for ever from my judge.

Genesis 18:25 That be far from you to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked: and that the righteous should be as the wicked...

Deuteronomy 17:2-7,9 If there be found among you, within any of your gates which the LORD your God gives you, man or woman...

Judges 11:27 Why I have not sinned against you, but you do me wrong to war against me...

Psalm 50:6 And the heavens shall declare his righteousness: for God is judge himself. Selah.

Hebrews 12:23 To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all...

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Joshua 24:23,27 Now therefore put away, said he, the strange gods which are among you, and incline your heart to the LORD God of Israel...

Proverbs 30:9 Lest I be full, and deny you, and say, Who is the LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.

Titus 1:16 They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and to every good work reprobate.

2 Peter 2:1 But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you...

1 John 2:23 Whoever denies the Son, the same has not the Father: he that acknowledges the Son has the Father also.

Jude 1:4 For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men...

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Thou Shalt not Steal.
This Commandment also has a work, which embraces very many good works, and is opposed to many vices, and is called in German Mildigkeit, "benevolence;" which is a work ready to help and serve every one with one's goods. And it fights not only against theft and robbery, but against all stinting in temporal goods which men may practise toward one another: such as greed, usury, overcharging and plating wares that sell as solid, counterfeit wares, short measures and weights, and who could tell all the
Dr. Martin Luther—A Treatise on Good Works

Whether after Christ, it was Proper to the Blessed virgin to be Sanctified in the Womb?
Objection 1: It would seem that it was proper for the Blessed Virgin, after Christ, to be sanctified in the womb. For it has been said [4131](A[4]) that the Blessed Virgin was sanctified in the womb, in order that she might be worthy to be the mother of God. But this is proper to her. Therefore she alone was sanctified in the womb. Objection 2: Further, some men seem to have been more closely connected with Christ than Jeremias and John the Baptist, who are said to have been sanctified in the womb.
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

The Seventh Commandment
Thou shalt not commit adultery.' Exod 20: 14. God is a pure, holy spirit, and has an infinite antipathy against all uncleanness. In this commandment he has entered his caution against it; non moechaberis, Thou shalt not commit adultery.' The sum of this commandment is, The preservations of corporal purity. We must take heed of running on the rock of uncleanness, and so making shipwreck of our chastity. In this commandment there is something tacitly implied, and something expressly forbidden. 1. The
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Tit. 2:06 Thoughts for Young Men
WHEN St. Paul wrote his Epistle to Titus about his duty as a minister, he mentioned young men as a class requiring peculiar attention. After speaking of aged men and aged women, and young women, he adds this pithy advice, "Young men likewise exhort to be sober-minded" (Tit. 2:6). I am going to follow the Apostle's advice. I propose to offer a few words of friendly exhortation to young men. I am growing old myself, but there are few things I remember so well as the days of my youth. I have a most
John Charles Ryle—The Upper Room: Being a Few Truths for the Times

Cross References
Deuteronomy 17:2
If a man or woman living among you in one of the towns the LORD gives you is found doing evil in the eyes of the LORD your God in violation of his covenant,

Joshua 24:27
"See!" he said to all the people. "This stone will be a witness against us. It has heard all the words the LORD has said to us. It will be a witness against you if you are untrue to your God."

2 Samuel 3:32
They buried Abner in Hebron, and the king wept aloud at Abner's tomb. All the people wept also.

Job 31:11
For that would have been wicked, a sin to be judged.

Job 31:27
so that my heart was secretly enticed and my hand offered them a kiss of homage,

Proverbs 30:9
Otherwise, I may have too much and disown you and say, 'Who is the LORD?' Or I may become poor and steal, and so dishonor the name of my God.

Isaiah 59:13
rebellion and treachery against the LORD, turning our backs on our God, inciting revolt and oppression, uttering lies our hearts have conceived.

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