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" O true believers, surely wine, and lots, and images, and divining arrows are an abomination of the work of Satan; therefore avoid them, that ye may prosper. Satan seeketh to sow dissension and hatred among you, by means of wine and lots, and to divert... "
Ancient Ceylon: An Account of the Aborigines and of Part of the Early ... - Page 574
by Henry Parker - 1909 - 695 pages
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 4

1791 - 618 pages
...Eaft. It is exprefsly forbidden in В the the Koran, chap. v. 0 true believers, furely wine, ana /oís, images, and divining arrows are an abomination of the work of Satan. The learned reader will find a particular and latisfa£lory account of this prañice, among the idolatrous...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 29

1855
...Ubicini, pp 502, 603. ' We have not space for a description of this mode of divination, but the fol' O true believers, surely wine, and lots, and images,...divining arrows, are an abomination of the work of Satan ; therefore avoid them, that ye may prosper. Satan seeketb to sow dissension and hatred nmong you by...
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Mahometanism

John Gibson Cazenove - Islam - 1856 - 128 pages
...in every emergency by the countrymen of Mahomet.2 Yet how are these things treated in the Koran? ' O true believers, surely wine, and lots, and images,...divining arrows, are an abomination of the work of Satan ; therefore avoid them, that ye may prosper. Satan seeketh to sow dissension and hatred among you by...
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Letters to Indian Youth on the Evidences of the Christian Religion: With a ...

John Murray Mitchell - Apologetics - 1857 - 200 pages
...also some thing of use to men, but their sinfulness is greater than their use." And in Sura 5th, " O true believers, surely wine, and lots, and images,...arrows, are an abomination of the work of Satan." Here the earlier chapters are held to abrogate the later. ,11 It is possible that, in regard to any...
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The Koran, Commonly Called the Alcoran of Mohammed

George Sale - 1860 - 692 pages
...inadvertently. Therefore keep your oaths. Thus GOD declareth unto you his signs, that ye may give thanks. O true believers, surely wine, and lots," and images,*...divining arrows,' are an abomination of the work of Satan j therefore avoid them that ye may prosper. Satan seeketh to sow dissension and hatred among you, by...
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The History of Chess: From the Time of the Early Invention of the Game in ...

Duncan Forbes - Chess - 1860 - 398 pages
...place among sundry abominations to be carefully eschewed by "the Faithful" iu general. His words are, " O true believers, surely wine, and lots, and images, and divining arrows, are an abomination of the works of Satan, therefore avoid ye them, that ye may prosper."1 Now, all the eminent Musalnian commentators...
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Nephaleia, Or, Total Abstinence from Intoxicating Liquors in Man's Normal ...

John Mair - Temperance - 1861 - 322 pages
...sin, and some things of use unto men, but their sinfulness is greater than their, use."* Again, " 0 true believers, surely wine, and lots, and images,...divining arrows, are an abomination of the work of Satan ; therefore, avoid them, that ye may prosper. Satan seeketh to sow dissension and hatred among you,...
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The Christian Review, Volume 28

Baptists - 1863 - 734 pages
...men ; but their sinfulness is greater than their use." Again (ch. v.) he takes stronger ground : " 0 true believers, surely wine, and lots, and images...divining arrows,* are an abomination of the work of Satan ; therefore avoid them, that ye may prosper. Satan seeketh to sow dissension and hatred among you by...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 82

Liberalism (Religion) - 1867 - 412 pages
...passage of the fifth sura, where it is said, " O true believers ! surely wine and lots [games of chance] and images and divining arrows are an abomination, of the work of Satan ; therefore avoid them, that ye may prosper." But these words are understood by many commentators as...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 82

Liberalism (Religion) - 1867 - 424 pages
...passage of the fifth sura, where it is said, " O true believers ! surely wine and lots [games of chance] and images and divining arrows are an abomination, of the work of Satan ; therefore avoid them, that ye may prosper." But these words are understood by many commentators as...
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