Westminster Shorter Catechism – Lord’s Day 34

Q & A 73
Q Which is the eighth commandment?
A The eighth commandment is, You shall not steal.*1

Q & A 74
Q What is required in the eighth commandment?
A The eighth commandment requires the lawful procuring and furthering the wealth and outward estate of ourselves and others.*2

Q & A 75
Q What is forbidden in the eighth commandment?
A The eighth commandment forbids whatsoever does, or may, unjustly hinder our own, or our neighbor’s wealth or outward estate.*3

*1 Exodus 20:15; Deuteronomy 5:19.
*2 Leviticus 25:35; Ephesians 4:28b; Philippians 2:4.
*3 Proverbs 28:19 ff; 1 Timothy 5:8.

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