1. Does the sixth commandment concern our own and our neighbour's life? Yes: for the life is more than meat, Matt. 6:25. Has God a tender regard to the life of men? Yes: for he giveth to all life and breath, Acts 17:25. Has he by this law made a hedge about life? Yes: that men might not be like the fishes of the sea, Habak. 1:14.
2. Did there need be this law? Yes: for men live in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another, Tit. 3:3. Is it a part of the law of nature? Yes: for the barbarous people said of a murderer, that vengeance suffers him not to live, Acts 28:4.