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1 1, 19 | when ~anyone lays down a precept, it is a sign that he wishes 2 1, 19 | sign that he wishes that precept ~obeyed. Hence a divine 3 1, 19 | obeyed. Hence a divine precept is sometimes called by metaphor 4 1, 19 | namely, prohibition, ~precept, counsel, operation, and 5 1, 19 | that God bids us do by His precept ~or counsel, these He sometimes 6 1, 19 | action in them all. ~But precept, counsel, and prohibition 7 1, 19 | two - namely, counsel and precept - in ~the case of good.~ 8 1, 19 | upon it as ~necessary by precept, and by prohibiting its 9 1, 19 | expression of that will. That precept, counsel, and ~prohibition 10 1, 19 | prohibition is in respect to evil, precept to ~good that is necessary 11 1, 19 | should not be ~the subject of precept, operation, and counsel; 12 1, 19 | of good ~pleasure; while precept and counsel are not; both 13 1, 19 | these are the subject of precept; and there are others by ~ 14 1, 22 | the end. Nobody gives a precept about things done for an ~ 15 1, 60 | law of ~nature. But the precept of loving God more than 16 1, 60 | more than self is a moral precept ~of the law. Therefore, 17 1, 69 | case, therefore, a Divine precept of this kind was unnecessary.~ 18 1, 61 | law of ~nature. But the precept of loving God more than 19 1, 61 | more than self is a moral precept ~of the law. Therefore, 20 1, 70 | case, therefore, a Divine precept of this kind was unnecessary.~ 21 2, 19 | him that he ~is bound by precept to do what is evil in itself; 22 2, 19 | something contrary ~to a divine precept, or as giving scandal, or 23 2, 33 | 118:96) ~concerning the precept of charity: "Thy commandment 24 2, 46 | that it does not obey the precept of reason in taking vengeance. ~ 25 2, 68 | perfection falls, not under the precept, ~but under a counsel. Therefore 26 2, 71 | contrary to an affirmative precept ~which binds always, but 27 2, 71 | at which the affirmative precept binds him to act.~Aquin.: 28 2, 76 | at which the affirmative precept is binding, so is it with ~ 29 2, 88 | Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 2: This precept of the Apostle is affirmative, 30 2, 88 | therefore act against this ~precept. In order, therefore, to 31 2, 89 | the serpent mention the precept, ~as though she refused 32 2, 89 | be held in check by the precept.~Aquin.: SMT FS Q[89] A[ 33 2, 89 | bound by God's affirmative precept, which the Lord expressed ~ 34 2, 90 | common good, any other precept in regard to some individual 35 2, 92 | every law is a general precept," as the jurist states. 36 2, 92 | states. But command ~and precept are the same. Therefore 37 2, 92 | means to assent to the ~precept of the law.~Aquin.: SMT 38 2, 92 | the ~act of the law is a precept or command, for "the law 39 2, 92 | prohibition is a kind of precept: and accordingly, taking 40 2, 92 | and accordingly, taking precept in a ~wide sense, every 41 2, 92 | every law is a kind of precept.~Aquin.: SMT FS Q[92] A[ 42 2, 94 | only. For law is a kind of precept, as stated above ~(Q[92], 43 2, 94 | either there is but one precept of the law of nature, on ~ 44 2, 94 | Therefore there is only one ~precept of the natural law. ~Aquin.: 45 2, 94 | Hence this is the first precept of law, ~that "good is to 46 2, 94 | they flow from one first precept.~Aquin.: SMT FS Q[94] A[ 47 2, 94 | are reduced to one ~first precept, as stated above: so that 48 2, 96 | whereas law is a ~general precept, as stated above (Q[92], 49 2, 96 | virtue, cannot come under a ~precept of law. Therefore human 50 2, 96 | by the ~obligation of a precept, as neither does it prescribe 51 2, 96 | it does not ~come under a precept of law, but is the end at 52 2, 96 | human law cannot impose its precept in a Divine court, such 53 2, 97 | since this is against a precept of the ~Divine law.~Aquin.: 54 2, 97 | directs how some general precept is to be fulfilled by each ~ 55 2, 97 | happens at times that a precept, which is conducive to ~ 56 2, 97 | circumstances, he may allow the precept of the law not to ~be observed. 57 2, 98 | since it is a ~general precept, as stated above (Q[90], 58 2, 99 | another; (2) each kind of precept. Under the first ~head there 59 2, 99 | Old Law contains only one precept?~Aquin.: SMT FS Q[99] A[ 60 2, 99 | Old Law contains but one precept. Because ~a law is nothing 61 2, 99 | law is nothing else than a precept, as stated above (Q[90], 62 2, 99 | Therefore it contains but one precept.~Aquin.: SMT FS Q[99] A[ 63 2, 99 | 1~I answer that, Since a precept of law is binding, it is 64 2, 99 | Hence it is evident that a precept implies, in its ~very idea, 65 2, 99 | virtue, belongs to a moral precept; but the determination ~ 66 2, 99 | the determination ~of this precept, namely that He is to be 67 2, 99 | distinguish three kinds of precept in the Old Law; ~viz. "moral" 68 2, 99 | included in the Law by way of precept; ~other things, as being 69 2, 99 | done do not come under the precept except in ~so far as they 70 2, 99 | not the character ~of a precept, but are directed to the 71 2, 100 | now consider each kind of precept of the Old Law: and (1) 72 2, 100 | a virtue comes under the precept of ~the Law?~(10) Whether 73 2, 100 | charity comes under the precept?~(11) The distinction of 74 2, 100 | that which comes under a precept has the character of a ~ 75 2, 100 | come under an obligation of precept; while other matters, which 76 2, 100 | Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 2: The precept of the Sabbath observance 77 2, 100 | respect it is a ceremonial precept.~Aquin.: SMT FS Q[100] A[ 78 2, 100 | Therefore these ~are not one precept, as Augustine asserts (Qq. 79 2, 100 | Hence it ~seems that this precept, "Thou shalt not covet," 80 2, 100 | shalt not covet," is one precept; and, ~therefore, should 81 2, 100 | one oven," says that the precept of the ~Sabbath-day observance 82 2, 100 | iniquities"); the third ~precept according to him is, "Thou 83 2, 100 | seems unbecoming for the precept of the ~Sabbath-day observance 84 2, 100 | same nature and to form one precept. Hence Origen ~(Hom. viii 85 2, 100 | unites these two under one precept; and reckons in the second 86 2, 100 | graven thing," into one ~precept. Likewise to covet another' 87 2, 100 | about faith, because the precept about faith is presupposed 88 2, 100 | decalogue, as is also the precept of charity. For just as ~ 89 2, 100 | But when an affirmative precept is ~included in a negative, 90 2, 100 | given: thus there is not one precept saying that "Thou shalt ~ 91 2, 100 | the decalogue contains a precept about the ~Sabbath-day observance. 92 2, 100 | of ~God. But there is a precept forbidding perjury, "Thou 93 2, 100 | there should be also a ~precept of the decalogue forbidding 94 2, 100 | Therefore as there is a precept referring to parents, so 95 2, 100 | as the subject of a moral precept, ~requires repose of the 96 2, 100 | need for man to receive a precept about loving God and his ~ 97 2, 100 | understand at once. ~Now a precept implies the notion of duty. 98 2, 100 | wherefore the reason for this ~precept is given in Ex. 20:11: " 99 2, 100 | special prohibition by a precept of the decalogue. ~According 100 2, 100 | same reason, it includes no precept about loving ~one's children.~ 101 2, 100 | his son. ~Therefore the precept regarding parents was fittingly 102 2, 100 | Wherefore the affirmation ~precept demanded the first place. 103 2, 100 | first table, an affirmative precept is placed ~last, since its 104 2, 100 | there is an ordinance of a precept of the ~decalogue, there 105 2, 100 | affirmative and a negative precept. ~Therefore it was unfitting 106 2, 100 | been pointed out in each precept, and ~not only in the first 107 2, 100 | have been included in each precept, and not ~only in the second 108 2, 100 | determination of a general moral precept; ~thus the first precept 109 2, 100 | precept; ~thus the first precept includes the determination, " 110 2, 100 | thing"; and in the third precept the Sabbath-day is fixed. ~ 111 2, 100 | of reward is added to the precept about honoring one's parents. ~ 112 2, 100 | The same applies to the precept forbidding idolatry: since 113 2, 100 | natural law, wherefore this precept ~needed a special admonition.~ 114 2, 100 | is given by men in this precept: ~for instance, when according 115 2, 100 | Sabbath is ordained by a precept ~of the decalogue. But a 116 2, 100 | dispensation was granted in this precept; for it ~is written (1 Macc. 117 2, 100 | for in this sense the ~precept contains the very essence 118 2, 100 | is not contrary to the ~precept of the decalogue; and such 119 2, 100 | murder as forbidden by ~that precept, as Augustine observes ( 120 2, 100 | of virtue falls under the precept of the law?~Aquin.: SMT 121 2, 100 | of virtue falls under the precept of ~the law. For the mode 122 2, 100 | of virtue falls under the precept.~Aquin.: SMT FS Q[100] A[ 123 2, 100 | comes chiefly under the precept. But the intention of the 124 2, 100 | virtue ~falls under the precept.~Aquin.: SMT FS Q[100] A[ 125 2, 100 | But this falls under a precept of the Divine ~law, for 126 2, 100 | virtue falls under the ~precept of the law.~Aquin.: SMT 127 2, 100 | whoever transgresses a precept of the law, deserves to 128 2, 100 | does not fall under the precept.~Aquin.: SMT FS Q[100] A[ 129 2, 100 | above (Q[90], A[3], ad 2), a precept of law has ~compulsory power. 130 2, 100 | falls directly under the precept of the law. Now the law ~ 131 2, 100 | properly falls under the precept of the law, for which the 132 2, 100 | does not fall under the precept either of Divine or of human 133 2, 100 | which falls under the ~precept, is that they be done in 134 2, 100 | the matter ~itself of the precept: and this is something leading 135 2, 100 | virtue. For the end of the precept and the matter ~of the precept 136 2, 100 | precept and the matter ~of the precept are not the same: just as 137 2, 100 | sadness, falls ~under the precept of the Divine law; for whoever 138 2, 100 | respect falls under the precept, viz. in so far as pleasure 139 2, 100 | which love falls under the ~precept), and love causes pleasure: 140 2, 100 | does not fall ~under the precept, in so far as pleasure ensues 141 2, 100 | charity falls under the precept of the Divine law?~Aquin.: 142 2, 100 | charity falls under the precept of ~the Divine law. For 143 2, 100 | But this falls under the precept; for the Apostle ~says ( 144 2, 100 | charity falls under the precept.~Aquin.: SMT FS Q[100] A[ 145 2, 100 | does not fall under the precept, ~it follows that one can 146 2, 100 | charity falls under the precept, it follows that ~whoever 147 2, 100 | charity comes under the precept; ~and yet that it is possible 148 2, 100 | charity to fulfil this ~precept: because he can dispose 149 2, 100 | because it is an affirmative ~precept that binds one to act from 150 2, 100 | altogether outside ~the precept.~Aquin.: SMT FS Q[100] A[ 151 2, 100 | thus it falls under the precept of the law which specially 152 2, 100 | impossible to observe this precept which regards the act of 153 2, 100 | does not fall under the precept, that is to say ~that this 154 2, 100 | charity, does not break ~this precept: although he does break 155 2, 100 | although he does break the precept concerning the act of ~charity, 156 2, 100 | Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 2: The precept of charity contains the 157 2, 100 | Consequently man cannot fulfil the precept of ~charity, unless he also 158 2, 100 | charity, not in virtue ~of the precept, "Honor thy father and mother," 159 2, 100 | but in virtue of the ~precept, "Thou shalt love the Lord 160 2, 100 | that ~a man fulfils the precept of honoring his father and 161 2, 100 | the same time breaking the precept concerning the omission 162 2, 100 | law, unless he ~fulfil the precept of charity, which is impossible 163 2, 100 | to parents, is added ~the precept about honoring the aged, 164 2, 100 | prohibits theft, is added the precept forbidding usury, ~according 165 2, 102 | law ~of nature there was a precept for which there was no reason 166 2, 102 | precepts: for the ~reason of a precept is taken from some cause.~ 167 2, 102 | the Lord issued a twofold precept. One was at the beginning 168 2, 102 | however, the reason for the precept, "Thou shalt not go up by ~ 169 2, 102 | were inclined. The other ~precept (Dt. 23) about covering 170 2, 102 | figurative reason for this ~precept, according to Gregory (Moral. 171 2, 104 | is a matter of ceremonial precept, that man should show ~some 172 2, 104 | Para. 1/1~I answer that, A precept may be figurative in two 173 2, 104 | is true of the ceremonial precept, ~which "could [Vulg.: ' 174 2, 105 | But the Law contains no ~precept relating to the institution 175 2, 105 | ignorance of the Divine ~precept, which all were bound to 176 2, 107 | others. With regard to this precept, He taught that the ~intention 177 2, 108 | they do not come under a precept of the ~New Law, but are 178 2, 108 | to ~inferiors - as when a precept is given to an individual; 179 2, 108 | lawful, on account of the precept concerning ~punishment by 180 2, 108 | retaliation: whereas this precept was given that justice ~ 181 2, 109 | endowments, fulfil the ~precept of the love of God, as stated 182 2, 2 | as is evidenced by the precept of ~Our Lord (Mt. 5:39): " 183 2, 2 | for the fulfilment of a ~precept, so is it necessary that 184 2, 2 | the fulfilment of the ~precept does not require that a 185 2, 2 | obedience. But this or that precept is accidental or consequent 186 2, 3 | fall under an affirmative precept. Hence its ~necessity for 187 2, 3 | falls under an affirmative ~precept of the Divine law. Now affirmative 188 2, 15 | precepts of faith. Because a precept is about something due and ~ 189 2, 15 | Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 4: That precept of the Law does not mean 190 2, 21 | Whether there should be a precept of hope?~Aquin.: SMT SS 191 2, 21 | 1: It would seem that no precept should be given relating 192 2, 21 | Therefore there is no need ~of a precept of the Law to induce him 193 2, 21 | it seems that if any precept of hope were given, it should ~ 194 2, 21 | the Law should contain no precept of hope.~Aquin.: SMT SS 195 2, 21 | the opposite vice. Now no precept is to be ~found forbidding 196 2, 21 | the Law should contain no precept of hope.~Aquin.: SMT SS 197 2, 21 | the Law: but, just as the precept of faith had to be ~given 198 2, 21 | 16], A[1]), so too, the precept of hope, in the first promulgation 199 2, 21 | there was no need for a precept of ~hope among the precepts 200 2, 21 | he receive an affirmative precept as to what he has to ~do, 201 2, 21 | doing: thus ~he is given a precept concerning the honor due 202 2, 21 | should have been given a precept of fear?~Aquin.: SMT SS 203 2, 21 | should not have been given ~a precept of fear. For the fear of 204 2, 21 | Law do not come under a precept of the Law. Therefore no 205 2, 21 | of the Law. Therefore no precept of fear should be given 206 2, 21 | 33). Therefore given the precept of ~love, it would have 207 2, 21 | that ~neither should any precept of fear have been given.~ 208 2, 21 | Therefore it is a ~matter of precept that man should fear God.~ 209 2, 21 | there was no need for a precept of the act of hope, and 210 2, 21 | neither was there need for a ~precept, under form of command, 211 2, 21 | Hence, just as after the precept of charity, ~precepts are 212 2, 22 | Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 3: The precept of love is said to be a 213 2, 24 | for ~the fulfilment of the precept, that we should inwardly 214 2, 24 | and ~the fulfilment of the precept requires that we should 215 2, 24 | it is evident that the precept binding us to love our neighbor ~ 216 2, 25 | decalogue contain a special ~precept about the honor due to our 217 2, 28 | nothing is a matter of ~precept, unless it be an act of 218 2, 29 | wherefore distinction of precept denotes distinction, not 219 2, 30 | giving of alms is a matter of precept?~(6) Whether corporal alms 220 2, 30 | almsgiving is a matter of precept?~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[32] A[ 221 2, 30 | almsgiving is not a matter of precept. For the ~counsels are distinct 222 2, 30 | almsgiving is not a matter of precept.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[32] A[ 223 2, 30 | almsgiving is not a matter of precept.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[32] A[ 224 2, 30 | whatever is a matter of precept binds the transgressor ~ 225 2, 30 | almsgiving were a matter ~of precept, it would be possible to 226 2, 30 | almsgiving is not a matter of ~precept.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[32] A[ 227 2, 30 | almsgiving is not a matter of precept.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[32] A[ 228 2, 30 | what is ~not a matter of precept. But some are punished eternally 229 2, 30 | almsgiving is a ~matter of precept.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[32] A[ 230 2, 30 | neighbor is a matter of precept, whatever ~is a necessary 231 2, 30 | neighbor is a matter of ~precept also. Now the love of our 232 2, 30 | almsgiving is ~a matter of precept.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[32] A[ 233 2, 30 | almsgiving must be a matter of precept, in so far as it is necessary 234 2, 30 | almsgiving was not a matter of precept.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[32] A[ 235 2, 30 | neighbor is reduced to the precept ~about honoring our parents. 236 2, 30 | he says this because the precept about honoring our ~parents 237 2, 30 | this order is a matter of precept. Since, then, the order 238 2, 30 | and it is a matter not of precept but of ~counsel. Yet it 239 2, 31 | Whether it is a matter of precept?~(3) Whether this precept 240 2, 31 | precept?~(3) Whether this precept binds all, or only superiors?~( 241 2, 31 | superiors?~(4) Whether this precept binds the subject to correct 242 2, 31 | correction is a matter of precept?~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[33] A[ 243 2, 31 | correction is not a matter of ~precept. For nothing impossible 244 2, 31 | impossible is a matter of precept, according to the ~saying 245 2, 31 | correction is not a matter of ~precept.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[33] A[ 246 2, 31 | does not come under ~any precept of the Decalogue. Therefore 247 2, 31 | Therefore it is not a matter of precept.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[33] A[ 248 2, 31 | the omission of a Divine precept is a mortal sin, which ~ 249 2, 31 | correction is not a matter of precept.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[33] A[ 250 2, 31 | whatever is a matter of precept is something due. If, ~therefore, 251 2, 31 | correction is a matter of precept, it is due to our ~brethren 252 2, 31 | correction is not a matter of precept.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[33] A[ 253 2, 31 | omitted to observe some precept. ~Therefore fraternal correction 254 2, 31 | correction is a matter of precept.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[33] A[ 255 2, 31 | correction is a matter of precept. We must ~observe, however, 256 2, 31 | an act is contrary to a precept. If, however, the ~circumstance 257 2, 31 | virtue, it is not against a precept. Hence the Philosopher ( 258 2, 31 | so that it is a matter of precept, in so far as it is ~necessary 259 2, 31 | neighbor are reduced to the precept about the ~honor due to 260 2, 31 | does not mean that ~the precept of fraternal correction 261 2, 31 | is excused from obeying a precept by having committed a sin. 262 2, 31 | correction is a matter of precept, as stated above (A[2]). ~ 263 2, 31 | correction is a matter of precept, as stated above ~(A[2]), 264 2, 31 | correction is a matter of precept, in so far as ~it is an 265 2, 31 | truth, nor is it a matter precept.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[33] A[ 266 2, 31 | Thes. Para. 1/1~Whether the precept of fraternal correction 267 2, 31 | It would seem that the precept of fraternal correction 268 2, 31 | denouncing him. Therefore the ~precept does not require that secret 269 2, 31 | Therefore it seems that ~the precept does not require that a 270 2, 31 | admonition is not required by the precept.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[33] A[ 271 2, 31 | admonition. Therefore the precept does not ~require secret 272 2, 31 | Now we are bound by the precept of charity to beware ~lest 273 2, 31 | correction comes under the precept.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[33] A[ 274 2, 31 | Therefore it is evident that the precept requires a secret admonition 275 2, 31 | be contrary to Our Lord's precept, to denounce a ~brother' 276 2, 31 | obeyed contrary to a Divine precept, ~according to Acts 5:29: " 277 2, 33 | mortal ~sin is contrary to a precept of the Divine Law. But sloth 278 2, 33 | sloth seems contrary ~to no precept, as one may see by going 279 2, 33 | Sloth is opposed to the precept about hallowing the Sabbath ~ 280 2, 33 | the Sabbath ~day. For this precept, in so far as it is a moral 281 2, 33 | so far as it is a moral precept, implicitly ~commands the 282 2, 36 | contrary, It is against the precept of the Apostle who says ( 283 2, 36 | of God and is against a precept, ~is a mortal sin. Therefore 284 2, 38 | is contrary to a Divine precept is a sin. But ~war is contrary 285 2, 38 | is contrary to a Divine precept, for it is written (Mt. 286 2, 41 | Dom. in Monte i, 19) this ~precept of Our Lord is to be understood 287 2, 42 | possible to fulfil this precept in this life?~(7) Of the 288 2, 42 | in this life?~(7) Of the precept: "Thou shalt love thy neighbor 289 2, 42 | charity is included in the precept?~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[44] A[ 290 2, 42 | Thes. Para. 1/1~Whether any precept should be given about charity?~ 291 2, 42 | 1: It would seem that no precept should be given about charity. 292 2, 42 | is ~not included in the precept. Therefore no precepts should 293 2, 42 | obligation that arises from ~a precept is opposed to liberty, since 294 2, 42 | necessity. Therefore ~no precept should be given about charity.~ 295 2, 42 | requires of us is included in a precept. ~Now God requires that 296 2, 42 | 1]; FS, Q[99], A[1]), a precept ~implies the notion of something 297 2, 42 | a thing is a matter of ~precept, in so far as it is something 298 2, 42 | wherefore the greatest precept is that of charity, as stated 299 2, 42 | virtue: for instance, this precept, ~"Honor thy father and 300 2, 42 | OBJ 2: The obligation of a precept is not opposed to liberty, ~ 301 2, 42 | through fear alone. But the ~precept of love cannot be fulfilled 302 2, 42 | 5]). Therefore only one precept of charity should have been 303 2, 42 | directed to love God by the precept, "Thou shalt love the Lord 304 2, 42 | there was no need to add the precept about loving our neighbor. ~ 305 2, 42 | disciple." Therefore the precept of the love of God is not 306 2, 42 | is not distinct from ~the precept of the love of our neighbor.~ 307 2, 42 | and consequently the one precept of the love of our ~neighbor 308 2, 42 | was need for an explicit ~precept about both, for the reason 309 2, 42 | and yet it behooved each precept ~to be given explicitly, 310 2, 42 | there was no need of a precept as ~regards the second and 311 2, 42 | act is not a ~matter of precept, as shown above (A[1], ad 312 2, 42 | therefore it is a matter of precept that God be loved ~with 313 2, 42 | God, acts counter to the precept, and consequently sins mortally. 314 2, 42 | perfection is not a ~matter of precept, but a matter of counsel. 315 2, 42 | an act is ~a matter of precept according as it is an act 316 2, 42 | indicated in connection with the precept of the love ~of God.~Aquin.: 317 2, 42 | Therefore it seems that this precept is unfittingly ~worded in 318 2, 42 | 1/1~I answer that, This precept is differently worded in 319 2, 42 | this life to fulfil this precept of the love of ~God?~Aquin.: 320 2, 42 | possible to fulfil this ~precept of the love of God. For 321 2, 42 | possible to fulfil this precept in this life. ~Aquin.: SMT 322 2, 42 | whoever does not fulfil a precept sins mortally, since ~according 323 2, 42 | commandments." If therefore this precept cannot be fulfilled by ~ 324 2, 42 | impossible to fulfill this ~precept in this life.~Aquin.: SMT 325 2, 42 | of heavenly charity this precept will be fulfilled: Thou 326 2, 42 | Para. 1/1~I answer that, A precept can be fulfilled in two 327 2, 42 | perfectly, and ~imperfectly. A precept is fulfilled perfectly, 328 2, 42 | intended by ~the author of the precept is reached; yet it is fulfilled, 329 2, 42 | Now God intends by this precept that man should ~be entirely 330 2, 42 | 1 Cor. 15:28. Hence this precept will ~be observed fully 331 2, 42 | argument proves that the precept can be fulfilled ~after 332 2, 42 | that does not fulfil this precept on the way, but does nothing 333 2, 42 | would one know this if no precept pointed it out."~Aquin.: 334 2, 42 | Thes. Para. 1/1~Whether the precept of love of our neighbor 335 2, 42 | It would seem that the precept of the love of our neighbor 336 2, 42 | Therefore it seems that this precept is unfittingly expressed.~ 337 2, 42 | 1/3~I answer that, This precept is fittingly expressed, 338 2, 42 | charity is included in the precept?~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[44] A[ 339 2, 42 | is not included in the ~precept. For whoever transgresses 340 2, 42 | For whoever transgresses a precept does a wrong. But if man ~ 341 2, 42 | does not transgress the precept. Therefore ~the order of 342 2, 42 | charity is not included in the precept.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[44] A[ 343 2, 42 | whatever is a matter of precept is sufficiently ~delivered 344 2, 42 | is not ~included in the precept.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[44] A[ 345 2, 42 | is ~not included in the precept.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[44] A[ 346 2, 42 | charity ~comes under the precept of the Law.~Aquin.: SMT 347 2, 42 | of virtue comes under the precept which prescribes that ~virtuous 348 2, 42 | charity must come under the precept.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[44] A[ 349 2, 44 | is contrary to a Divine precept. But folly is ~not contrary 350 2, 44 | is ~not contrary to any precept. Therefore folly is not 351 2, 49 | midway between counsel and precept. Now ~there is only one 352 2, 54 | decalogue should have included a precept of ~prudence?~Aquin.: SMT 353 2, 54 | should have ~included a precept of prudence. For the chief 354 2, 54 | precepts should include a ~precept of the chief virtue. Now 355 2, 54 | decalogue should have included a precept ~of prudence.~Aquin.: SMT 356 2, 54 | of the ~Gospel contains a precept of prudence (Mt. 10:16): " 357 2, 54 | should have included a precept of prudence. ~Aquin.: SMT 358 2, 54 | should have contained a precept of prudence, especially 359 2, 54 | decalogue should include a precept ~relating directly to prudence. 360 2, 54 | necessary condition for a ~precept, as stated above (Q[44], 361 2, 54 | necessary condition for a precept, ~because justice tends 362 2, 54 | Law ~contained a special precept forbidding fraudulent buying 363 2, 60 | through an ~affirmative precept. Therefore a man is not 364 2, 60 | Reply OBJ 1: Although the precept about the making of restitution 365 2, 60 | form, it implies a negative precept forbidding us to ~withhold 366 2, 62 | especially should fulfil the precept of the Apostle (1 Cor. 4: 367 2, 66 | from fulfilling a Divine precept, since he ~would thus profit 368 2, 66 | is not bound by a Divine precept to accuse.~Aquin.: SMT SS 369 2, 66 | which is "the end of the ~precept" [*Can. Definimus, caus. 370 2, 67 | because we are bound by precept to "do all to the glory 371 2, 68 | binding than any human ~precept. But as regards matters 372 2, 68 | of false evidence by the precept ~of the decalogue is expressed 373 2, 69 | 1/1~OBJ 3: Further, the precept about performing works of 374 2, 70 | exposition on our ~Lord's precept, "If one strike thee on 375 2, 72 | so far as he despises the precept of love for one's neighbor: 376 2, 72 | more directly against this ~precept. Hence the latter sin is 377 2, 76 | counsels. Yet it is a matter of precept not to seek ~profit by lending: 378 2, 77 | boundary - and it is a negative precept that fixes the boundary 379 2, 77 | to act against a negative precept.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[79] A[ 380 2, 77 | man transgresses a Divine precept by any species of mortal 381 2, 77 | act ~against a negative precept, it is a special sin in 382 2, 77 | legal justice to consider a ~precept as binding, so it belongs 383 2, 77 | transgression to consider ~a precept as an object of contempt. 384 2, 77 | opposed to an affirmative precept.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[79] A[ 385 2, 77 | custom has the force of a precept; since ~as Augustine says 386 2, 77 | opposed to ~an affirmative precept. Therefore omission would 387 2, 77 | affirmative or ~negative precept, disposing to the opposite 388 2, 77 | to the opposite of such precept: and so ~taking both in 389 2, 81 | falls under a necessity of precept. ~But prayer does not seem 390 2, 81 | come under a necessity of precept, but to ~come from the mere 391 2, 81 | OBJ 2: It is a matter of precept not only that we should 392 2, 81 | to desire ~comes under a precept of charity, whereas to ask 393 2, 81 | whereas to ask comes under a precept of ~religion, which precept 394 2, 81 | precept of ~religion, which precept is expressed in Mt. 7:7, 395 2, 81 | in general is a matter of precept, while to love them ~in 396 2, 81 | individual is not a matter of precept, except in the preparedness ~ 397 2, 83 | of which are a matter of ~precept; and to these all are bound, 398 2, 84 | necessary as a matter of precept?~(2) To whom are oblations 399 2, 84 | are under a necessity of precept to make oblations?~Aquin.: 400 2, 84 | that men are not bound by precept to make ~oblations. Men 401 2, 84 | now under a necessity ~of precept to make oblations.~Aquin.: 402 2, 84 | man under a necessity of precept to make ~oblations.~Aquin.: 403 2, 84 | apparently, it is a ceremonial ~precept. But ceremonial precepts 404 2, 85 | Whether men are bound by precept to pay tithes?~(2) Of what 405 2, 85 | tithes under a necessity of precept?~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[87] A[ 406 2, 85 | that men are not bound by precept to pay tithes. ~The commandment 407 2, 85 | judicial or a ceremonial precept. Now, as stated above (FS, ~ 408 2, 85 | given, by reason not of a precept but of a vow. For we read ( 409 2, 85 | bound, under necessity of precept, to pay ~tithes in those 410 2, 85 | bound under necessity of precept to pay tithes.~Aquin.: SMT 411 2, 85 | in My ~house." Hence the precept about the paying of tithes 412 2, 85 | negligence, ~would disregard this precept. Hence, so far as the tenth 413 2, 85 | tenth part was fixed, ~the precept was judicial, since all 414 2, 85 | of the future. ~Hence the precept about paying tithes foreshadowed 415 2, 85 | ceremonial but a judicial precept, as stated above.~Aquin.: 416 2, 85 | Thus it was a judicial precept of the Old Law that he who ~ 417 2, 85 | Para. 1/1~Reply OBJ 2: The precept about paying tithes, in 418 2, 85 | so far as it was a ~moral precept, was given in the Gospel 419 2, 85 | the Old Law contains no precept about personal tithes, viz. 420 2, 85 | of Leviticus (30,32) the precept of ~paying tithes refers 421 2, 85 | Old Law did not include a precept about personal ~tithes; 422 2, 86 | by natural law and Divine precept to ~fulfil his vow, so, 423 2, 86 | dispense him from keeping a precept of the natural or of the 424 2, 86 | dispensation contrary to the divine precept about keeping one's vows, 425 2, 86 | for a dispensation from a ~precept of the law, as stated above ( 426 2, 87 | oath comes under a Divine precept, which does not admit of ~ 427 2, 87 | contrary to the Divine ~precept. On the other hand, the 428 2, 87 | contrary to the ~Divine precept about the keeping of oaths.~ 429 2, 95 | etc. says: "The ~Gospel precept points out what is required 430 2, 96 | is contrary to a divine precept is a ~mortal sin. Now perjury 431 2, 96 | is contrary to a divine precept, for it is ~written (Lev. 432 2, 99 | parents. ~For, seemingly, the precept of the decalogue, "Honor 433 2, 100 | first ~table, follows the precept of honoring our parents 434 2, 102 | become known, is a tacit precept, and a man's obedience ~ 435 2, 102 | Accordingly the aspect of ~precept, which obedience considers, 436 2, 102 | virtue are a matter of ~precept, as stated above (FS, Q[ 437 2, 102 | are ~sometimes a matter of precept, and pertain to no other 438 2, 102 | intentionally the aspect of precept, it will be a special ~virtue, 439 2, 102 | intention of fulfilling a precept; and for ~disobedience that 440 2, 102 | disobedience that one treat the precept with actual contempt. On 441 2, 102 | that may be a matter of precept, and disobedience for the ~ 442 2, 102 | object is not God, but the precept of any superior, whether 443 2, 102 | object of obedience is a precept, and this proceeds from ~ 444 2, 102 | the maker, namely, of the precept. If ~that which is prescribed 445 2, 102 | not on account of ~the precept, but on account of his own 446 2, 102 | except on account of the precept. ~Hence Gregory says (Moral. 447 2, 102 | the accomplishment of the precept, ~but to the fulfilment 448 2, 102 | tends to ~nothing beside the precept. Yet this must be understood 449 2, 102 | to ~the fulfilment of the precept.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[104] A[ 450 2, 102 | other hand, regards the precept of the ~person that excels, 451 2, 102 | obedience is due to a person's precept on account of reverence 452 2, 102 | regarding the aspect of ~precept, it is one special virtue. 453 2, 102 | far as they come under a precept, ~belong to obedience. Wherefore 454 2, 102 | act of virtue come under a precept, one may ~nevertheless perform 455 2, 102 | considering the aspect of precept. Consequently, if there 456 2, 102 | naturally ~prior to the precept, that virtue is said to 457 2, 102 | with the force of a divine precept, but, ~as Gregory says ( 458 2, 103 | commandments of God contain the precept of obedience to ~superiors. 459 2, 103 | it is not contrary to a precept, but beside it. Nor again 460 2, 103 | only when one contemns a ~precept, since moral acts take their 461 2, 103 | thing is done contrary to a precept, not in contempt of the 462 2, 103 | not in contempt of the precept, but ~with some other purpose, 463 2, 103 | disobedience makes a ~man contemn a precept which, more than anything, 464 2, 103 | when we are bound by a mere precept of man, a sin is ~more grievous, 465 2, 103 | there is ~contempt of God's precept, from the very nature of 466 2, 103 | commandment. And if the divine precept ~be contemned in a yet graver 467 2, 103 | contains contempt of a man's precept is less grievous ~than the 468 2, 103 | contemns the man who made the precept, because ~reverence for 469 2, 108 | Further, whatever is against a precept of the decalogue is a ~mortal 470 2, 108 | Now lying is against this precept of the decalogue: "Thou ~ 471 2, 108 | Mend. xvii) that "it is a ~precept of perfection, not only 472 2, 108 | mortal sin to act against a precept. Therefore every ~lie of 473 2, 108 | a lie is contrary to a precept of the decalogue, in ~so 474 2, 108 | Augustine that "it is a precept of ~perfection not only 475 2, 108 | Unless perhaps it is a precept," etc. Nor does it matter 476 2, 120 | justice?~(2) Of the first precept of the decalogue;~(3) Of 477 2, 120 | which is essential to a precept, appears in justice, which 478 2, 120 | part of justice; the fourth precept is about acts of ~piety, 479 2, 120 | Para. 1/1~Whether the first precept of the decalogue is fittingly 480 2, 120 | It seems that the first precept of the decalogue is unfittingly ~ 481 2, 120 | spirits and live?" Now the precept of ~piety, whereby man honors 482 2, 120 | therefore, should ~the first precept of religion, whereby all 483 2, 120 | OBJ 2: Further, the first precept of the decalogue pertains 484 2, 120 | one ~act. Yet in the first precept three acts are forbidden: 485 2, 120 | them." Therefore the first precept is unfittingly ~expressed.~ 486 2, 120 | chord. ix) that "the first ~precept forbids the sin of superstition." 487 2, 120 | Therefore in the first precept of the Law ~the worship 488 2, 120 | there is one affirmative precept about ~religion, namely: " 489 2, 120 | 1/1~Whether the second precept of the decalogue is fittingly 490 2, 120 | It seems that the second precept of the decalogue is unfittingly ~ 491 2, 120 | unfittingly ~expressed. For this precept, "Thou shalt not take the 492 2, 120 | religion. Therefore this precept should have preceded the ~ 493 2, 120 | the ~Lord." Therefore the precept forbidding the taking of 494 2, 120 | more universal than the precept forbidding superstition, 495 2, 120 | on Ex. 20:7 expounds the precept, "Thou shalt ~not take the 496 2, 120 | to ~nothing. Hence this precept would seem to forbid useless 497 2, 120 | grievous. Therefore this precept should rather have forbidden 498 2, 120 | have been forbidden by this precept.~Aquin.: SMT SS Q[122] A[ 499 2, 120 | 2/2~For this reason the precept forbidding superstition 500 2, 120 | placed before the ~second precept, which forbids perjury that


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