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6. go beyond—transgress the bounds of rectitude in respect to his "brother."
defraud—"overreach" [Alford]; "take advantage of" [Edmunds].
in any matter—rather as Greek, "in the matter"; a decorous expression for the matter now in question; the conjugal honor of his neighbor as a husband, 1Th 4:4; 1Th 4:7 also confirms this view; the word "brother" enhances the enormity of the crime. It is your brother whom you wrong (compare Pr 6:27-33).
of all such—Greek, "concerning all these things;" in all such cases of wrongs against a neighbor's conjugal honor.
testified—Greek, "constantly testified [Alford].