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Περὶ χηρῶν.



Concerning Widows.


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Pag.. 274.

Y. 9.

Hoofe your Widows Chap. I. not under Sixty Tears Vid. iTim of Age, that in fome measure the Sufpicion of a fecond Marriage may be prevented by their Age. But if you admit one younger into the Order of Widows, and she cannot bear her Widowhood in her Youth, and marries, she will procure indecent Reflections on the Glory of the Order of the Widows, and fhall give an Account to God; not becaufe the marry'd a fecond

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waxed wanton against Chrift, and not kept her Promife, because he did not come and keep her Promife with Faith and the Fear of God: Wherefore fuch a Promife; ought not to be rafhly made, but with great Caution: Ecclef. Fer 'tis better for her not to vom, than to vom and not to pay. But if any younger Woman, who has liv'd but a while with her Husband, and has loft him by Death, or fome other Occafion, and remains by herself, having the Gift of Widowhood, the will be found to be bleffed. and to be like the Widow of Sarepta, belonging to Sidon, with whom the holy ProKing, phet of God Elijah lodged. xvii. 9. Such an one may also be Luk. ii. 36 compared to Anna, the Daugh ter of Phanuel, of the Tribe of Afer, mhich departed not from the Temple, but continued in Su plications and Pray ers Night and Day, who was Fourfcore Tears old, and had μel nudear wego.

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liv'd with an Husband Se ven Years from her Virgini ty, who glorify'd the Coming of Chrift, and gave Thanks to the Lord, and fpake concerning him to all those who look'd for Redemption in Ifrael. Such a Widow will have a good Report, and will be honour'd, having both Glory with Men upon Earth, and eternal Praife with God in Heaven.

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But let not the younger Widows be placed in the Order of Widows, left under Pretence of Inability to contain in the Flower of their Age, they come to a fecond Marriage, and be come fubject to Imputation. But let them be affifted and fupported, that fo they may not, under Pretence of be

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Imputation. For you ought εἰδέναι ὀφείλετε, ὅτι to know this, that once mar- voapria pejú 2 vó rying according to the Law, proptún, Singía, is righteous, as being accord-sox's go wμlu Oey ing to the Will of God; pxσ α dizaμia but fecond Marriages, after 5 pera imatgeridu, the Promise, are wicked; notropy, & im on account of the Marriage ou aquar, na Y it felf, but because of the ad regania Falfhood, Third Marriages 5, anegoias oppor• are Indications of Incontipency But fuch Marriages as are beyond the Third are manifest Fornication, and un questionable Uncleannefs. For God in the Creation gave one Gen.ii.24. Woman to one Man: for, They two fhall be one Flelh. But to the younger Women, let a fecond Marriage be allow'd after the Death of their firft Husband, left they fall into the Condemnation of the Devil, and many Snares, and foolish Lufts, which are hurtful to Souls, and which bring upon them Punishment rather than Reft.



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por rus övk, Gopeoves, indeed, fober, chaste, faithful,
agvaj, mçai, dobes, pious, who have brought up
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μέμπτως· ὧν ἐν δυτι-


their Children well, and haye
entertain'd Strangers unblame-
ably, which are to be fupport-

Befides, do thou, O Bishop,

Man Caveats xp as Deed, as devoted to God.

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καὶ ἡ πενήτων, ὦ Ἐλή. be mindful of the Needy,

σκοπε, μνημόνδε, OnOTTE, μrnerove,

both reaching out thy help

aurois xerea opegaving Hand, and making Pro

vision for them, as the Steward of God, diftributing feafonably the Oblations to every one of them, to the Widows, the Orphans, the awe-Friendless, and those try'd with Affliction.

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For what if some are neither Widows nor Widowers, but ftand in need of Affistance, either through Poverty, or fome Disease, or the Maintenance of a great Number of Children? Tis thy Duty to overfee all People, and to take care of them all. For they that give Gifts do not of their own head give them

Cuverapiproir anws, to the Widows, but barely

ἑκύσια αὐτὰ ὀνομάζον

bring them in, calling them

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