6:23 For the k commandment [is] a lamp; and the law [is]
light; and l reproofs of instruction [are] the way of
(k) By the commandment, he means the word of God; and by
the instruction, the preaching and declaration of the
same, which is committed to the Church.
(l) And reprehensions when the word is preached bring us to
6:25 Lust not after her beauty in thy heart; neither let her
take thee with her m eyelids.
(m) With her wanton looks and gesture.
6:27n Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not
(n) Meaning, that she will never cease till she has brought
you to begging, and then seek your destruction.
6:30 [Men] do not o despise a thief, if he stealeth to satisfy
his p soul when he is hungry;
(o) He does not reprove theft, showing that it is not as
abominable as whoredom, for theft can be restored, but
adultery is permanent, and death by the law of God.
(p) Meaning, for necessity.
6:33 A q wound and dishonour shall he get; and his reproach
shall not be wiped away.
(q) That is, death appointed by the Law.
6:34 For jealousy [is] the rage of a man: therefore he will not
r spare in the day of vengeance.
(r) He shows that man by nature seeks the death of he that
has abused his wife, and so concludes that neither
God's law nor the law of nature admits any ransom for