That you will do us no hurt, as we have not touched you, and as we have done to you nothing but good, and have sent you away in peace…
1. It is not unbeseeming saints, in the day of peace and good events, to feast and rejoice.
2. Mutual rejoicing among parties reconciled and confederate is but equal and rational (ver. 30).
3. It beseemeth saints to yield all readiness unto a just peace with their enemies.
4. Swearing matters of peace between the Church and its enemies is warrantable.
5. Oaths are prudently and distinctly to be taken on just occasions from man to man.
6. It is but just to send away in peace those who come to seek it (ver. 31).
(G. Hughes, B. D).
Parallel VersesKJV: That thou wilt do us no hurt, as we have not touched thee, and as we have done unto thee nothing but good, and have sent thee away in peace: thou art now the blessed of the LORD.