Baptist Catechism 72-74

Question 72: What is the sixth commandment?

Answer: The sixth commandment is, Thou shalt not kill (Ex. 20:13).

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Question 73: What is required in the sixth commandment?

Answer: The sixth commandment requireth all lawful endeavours to preserve our own life (Eph. 5:28,29) and the life of others (1 Kings 18:4).

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Question 74: What is forbidden in the sixth commandment?

Answer: The sixth commandment absolutely forbiddeth the taking away of our own life, or the life of our neighbour unjustly, or whatsoever tendeth thereunto (Acts 26:28; Gen. 9:9).

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