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Author: Weemes, John, 1579?-1636.
Title: An exposition of the morall lavv, or Ten Commandements of almightie God set dovvne by vvay of exercitations, wherein is contained an explanation of diverse questions and positions for the right understanding thereof, together with an explication of these scriptures which depend upon, or belong unto every one of the commandements, all which are cleared out of the originall languages, the customes of the Iewes, and the distinctions of the schoolemen / by Iohn Weemse ...
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2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: An exposition of the morall lavv, or Ten Commandements of almightie God set dovvne by vvay of exercitations, wherein is contained an explanation of diverse questions and positions for the right understanding thereof, together with an explication of these scriptures which depend upon, or belong unto every one of the commandements, all which are cleared out of the originall languages, the customes of the Iewes, and the distinctions of the schoolemen / by Iohn Weemse ...
Weemes, John, 1579?-1636.

London: Printed by T.Cotes for Iohn Bellamie, and are to be sold at his shop at the signe of the three Golden Lyons in Cornehill, neere the Royall Exchange, 1632.
Notes:
Includes indexes and table to each part.
Errata: at end of each part.
Second part has special t.p. with title: An exposition of the second table of the morall law.
Signatures: a-c4, d3, 2A-3I4, a-d4, A-2X4.
Reproduction of original in: Library of Congress.
Subject terms:
Ten commandments -- Early works to 1800.
Jewish law.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A14909.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO THE RIGHT HONO∣RABLE, JAMES EARLE OF Carlile, Viscount Doncaster, Baron of Saley, one of his Majesties Privie Counsell, Gentleman of his Bed∣chamber, and Knight of the most Noble order of the Garter.
The Contents of the particular Exer∣citations contained in this first Booke of explication of the first Table of the Morall Law.
Commandement. I.
Commandement. II.
Commandement III.
Commandement IIII.
A Table of the places of Scripture, explained in this first Booke of the expli∣cation of the Morall Law; the first number sheweth the Chapter, the se∣cond the Verse, and the third the Page.
A Table of the Hebrew words expounded in this booke.
A Table of the Greeke vvords expounded in this Booke.
An alphabeticall Table of the prin∣cipall distinctions and chiefe matters contained in this Booke.
AN EXPLICATION OF THE MORALL LAW. The first Booke, containing sundrie Questions for the understanding of the first Table of the Morall Law.
EXERCITAT. I. Of the excellencie of the Morall Law, above other Lawes.
EXERCITAT. II. The manner how the Lord gave the Law.
EXERCITAT. III. That the Law was written in Tables of Stone.
EXERCITAT. IIII. The Preface of the Law.
commandment 1
EXERCITAT. V. Commandement 1.
EXERCITAT. VI. God is to be loved with all the heart. Commandement. 1,
EXERCITAT. VII. Of the highest degree of mans love to God. Commandement I.
EXERCITAT. VIII. Commandement, 1.
Commandement II.
EXERCITAT. I. Of Idolatry in generall.
EXERCITAT. II. No spirituall worship is due to any creature invisible. Commandement II.
EXERCITAT. III. No visible things in the heavens, or in the earth to be worshiped. Commandement II.
EXERCITAT. IV. No image can be made to represent God. Commandement II.
EXERCITAT. V. That idolatrie is most opposite to God. Commandement II.
EXERCITAT. VI. Commandement 2. How base idols are in the sight of God.
EXERCITAT. VII. What force idols have to allure those who worship them, and to draw men after them.
EXERCITAT. VIII. The many evils which the people have got out of idolatrous Aegypt.
EXERCITAT. IX. A comparison betwixt the golden calves set vp in the wildernesse, the golden calves in Dan and Be∣thel, and the popish Idols. Commandement II.
EXERCITAT. X. Of the increase of idolatrie, and how it increased and spread through the world. Commandement II.
EXERCITAT. XI. Whether Gideon made the Ephod an idoll or not. Commandement II.
EXERCITAT. XII. Whether Naaman might bow in the house Rim∣mon or not? Commandement II.
EXERCITAT. XIII. Of mixtures of Religion. Commandement II.
EXERCITAT. XIV. Of the motives which mooved the heathen to worship idols. Commandement 2.
EXERCITAT. XV. Whether things idolatrous may be converted to any use, either in the service of God, or may we con∣vert them to our owne use? Commandement II.
EXERCITAT. XVI. The reason why the Lord will not suffer idolatrie. Commandement II.
EXERCITAT. XVI. The punishment for the breach of the second Com∣mandement.
EXERCITAT. XVIII. Of the extent of Gods iustice and his mercie to those who breake and keepe his Commandements. Commandement II.
Commandement III.
EXERCITAT. I. How the Iewes superstitiously abused the name of God Iehova. Commandement III.
EXERCITAT. II. Of the Iewes superstitious and deceitfull oathes. Commandement III.
EXERCITAT III. What great sinne it is to curse God. Commandement III.
EXERCITAT. IIII. That men should not curse the creatures of God. Commandement III.
EXERCITAT. V. Of perjury. Commandement. III.
EXERCITAT. VI. Of blasphemy. Commandement III.
EXERCITAT. VII. To give God his right titles and attributes. Commandement III.
EXERCITAT. VIII. Of a lawfull oath. Commandement III.
Of the word AMEN, whether it bee an asseveration or an oath.
De juramento coacto.
De juramento incauto.
EXERCITAT. IX. Of the gestures which they used in swearing. Commandement III.
EXERCITAT. X. Of Vowes. Commandement. III.
EXERCITAT. XI. Of Jephthes vow. Commandement III.
EXERCITAT. XII. Of Davids vow. Commandement III.
EXERCITAT. XII. Of the punishment for the breach of this Com∣mandement. Commandement. III.
Commandement IV.
EXERCITAT. I. Of the word Sabbath, how it is taken in the Scriptures.
EXERCITAT. II. When the Sabbath day beginneth. Commandement IV.
EXERCITAT. III. Of the Morall, Judiciall, and Ceremoniall part of the Sabbath day. Commandement IV.
EXERCITAT IIII. Of the difference betwixt the Sabbath and other feast dayes. Commandement IIII.
EXERCITAT. V. Of the sanctification of the Sabbath. Commandement IIII.
EXERCITAT. VI. That man is commanded to labour sixe dayes. Commandement IV.
EXERCITAT. VII. No worke to be done upon the Sabbath. Commandement. IV.
EXERCITAT. VIII. Whether the Sabbath was from the beginning or not. Commandement IV.
EXERCITAT. IX. Of the change of the Sabbath to the first day of the weeke. Commandement. IV.
EXERCITAT. X. That workes of necessity doe not violate or profane the Sabbath. Commandement IIII.
Of the punishment for the breach of the Sabbath.
ADDITIONS.
Faults escaped.
title page
TO THE RIGHT HONORABLE, WILLIAM VISCOVNT OF STERLINE, LORD ALEXANDER of Tullibody, principall Secre∣tary for the Kingdome of Scotland, and one of his Majesties most Honourable Privy Councell of both the Kingdomes.
A Table of the Contents of the Exercitations in this Booke.
Fift Commandement.
Sixt Commandement.
Seventh Commandement.
Eight Commandement.
Ninth Commandement.
Tenth Commandement.
A Table of the places of Scripture cleared in this Booke of the explanation of the second Table of the Ceremoniall Law.
A Table of the Hebrew words expounded in this booke.
A Table of the Greeke words expounded in this booke.
An Alphabeticall Table of the chiefe matters and prin∣cipall distinctions contained in this Booke.
AN EXPLICATION OF THE MORALL LAW The second Booke, containing sundrie Questions for the understanding of the second table of the Morall Law.
Commandement V.
EXERCITAT. I. How the second table is like unto the first.
EXERCITAT. II. Of the duties of the wife to the husband. Commandement. V.
EXERCITAT. III. Of the husbands duty to the wife. Commandement. V.
EXERCITAT. IV. Of the duties of children to their parents. Commandement V.
EXERCITAT. V. Of the Parents dutie to their children. Commandement V.
EXERCITAT. V. That parents should correct their children. Commandement IV.
EXERCITAT. VII. Of the provision for the eldest sonne. Commandement. V.
EXERCITAT. VIII. Of the provision for the daughters. Commandement. V.
EXERCITAT. IX. Of the imposition of the name to the child. Commandement V.
EXERCITAT. X. Of the duty of servants to their masters. Commandement V.
EXERCITAT. XI. Of the masters duties to their servants. Commandement. V.
EXERCITAT. XII. Of the duties of the subjects to their King. Commandement. V.
EXERCITAT. XIII. Of spirituall fathers and the honour due to them. Commandement. V.
EXERCITAT. XIIII. Of the promise annexed to the fift Commandement.
Commandement. VI.
EXERCITAT I. Of Murther in generall.
EXERCITAT. II. Of unjust anger, or murther in the heart. Commandement. VI.
EXERCITAT. III. De infanticidio, of the killing of an infant in the mothers wombe. Commandement VI.
EXERCITAT. IV. DE 'ΑΥΤΟΦΟΝΙΑ. Of selfe-murther. Commandement VI.
EXERCITAT. V. Of cruell murther. Commandement. VI.
EXERCITAT. VI. How the Lord enquireth for blood and punisheth it. Commandement. VI.
EXERCITAT. VII. De inculpata tutela, How a man may lawfully defend himselfe. Commandement. VI.
EXERCITAT. VIII. Of casuall slaughter, and who were admitted to the city of refuge. Commandement. VI.
EXERCITAT. IX. Whether the revenger of the blood was bound by the Law to kill the man-slayer, or was it a permission onely? Commandement VI.
EXERCITAT. X. Why David, a man of blood, was forbidden to build the Temple. Commandement VI
EXERCITAT. XI. Of the order of the sixt and seaventh Commandements.
Commandement. VII.
EXERCITAT. I. How vile a sinne adultery is.
EXERCITAT. II. Of the allurements of the Whore to adulterie, and how vile she is being compared with wisedome. Commandement. VII.
EXERCITAT. VII. The adulterous eye is a motive to adultery. Commandement. III.
EXERCITAT. IV. How the tongue breaketh this Commandment by filthy speeches. Commandement. VII.
EXERCITAT. V. That the dressing of the hare is a motive to the sinne of adulterie. Commandement. VII.
EXERCITAT. VI. Of whorish apparell. Commandement VII.
EXERCITAT. VI. What uncleane persons were called dogges. Commandement. VII.
EXERCITAT. VIII. Whether David might marry Bathsheba after that hee had committed adultery with her. Commandement VII.
EXERCITAT. IX. Against Polygamie. Commandement. VII.
EXERCITAT. X. Of Divorce. Commandement. VII.
EXERCITAT. VIII. How man and woman may live chastly in holy wed∣locke together. Commandement VII.
Of the punishment of adultery.
Commandement. VIII.
EXERCITAT I. Of theft in generall.
EXERCITAT. II. What theft is. Commandement VIII.
EXERCITAT. III. Of Oppression. Commandement. VIII.
EXERCITAT. IV. De furto palliato, or covered theft. Commandement. VIII.
EXERCITAT. V. Of Vsury. Commandement. VIII.
EXERCITAT. VIII. Of Sacriledge. Commandement VI.
EXERCITAT. VII. That every man should have a lawfull calling, Commandement. VIII.
EXERCITAT. VIII. Of commutative justice. Commandement VIII.
EXERCITAT. IX. Of distributive justice. Commandement. VIII.
EXERCITAT. X. Of Restitution. Commandement. VIII.
Commandement. IX.
EXERCITAT I. That a Judge may be a false witnesse.
EXERCITAT. II. Against false witnesses. Commandement IX.
EXERCITAT. III. Against equivocation. Commandement. IX.
EXERCITAT. IV. Against lies. Commandement. IX.
Whether Jacob made a lye.
Whether David made a lie.
EXERCITAT. V. Against boasting of our selves. Commandement IX.
Of the Pharisees bragge. Luc. 18.
EXERCITAT. VI. Of Hyperbolik speeches in excesse or defect. Commandement. IX.
EXERCITAT. VII. Against railing and backbiting. Commandement IX.
EXERCITAT. VIII. Against mocking. Commandement. IX.
EXERCITAT. IX. Against Flattery. Commandement. IX.
EXERCITAT. X. Of Rebukes. Commandement. IX.
EXERCITAT. XI. How a man should rule his tongue, in speaking of himselfe or his neighbour. Commandement IX:
Commandement. X.
EXERCITAT. I. Against Concupiscence.
EXERCITAT. II. That the tenth Commandement is but one, and should not be divided in two. Commandement X.
Errata.
Additions.