The seventh commandment

Q: Which is the seventh commandment?
A: The seventh commandment is, Thou shalt not commit adultery.

Q: What is required in the seventh commandment?
A: The seventh commandment requireth the preservation of our own, and our neighbour’s chastity, in heart, speech, and behaviour.

Q: What is forbidden in the seventh commandment?
A: The seventh commandment forbiddeth all unchaste thoughts, words, and actions.

(Questions LXX, LXXI and LXXII from the Westminster Shorter Catechism.)

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