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Page 26 - SURELY VAIN ARE ALL MEN BY NATURE, WHO ARE IGNORANT OF God, and could not out of the good things that are seen know him that is: neither by considering the works did they acknowledge the workmaster; but deemed either fire, or wind, or the swift air, or the circle of the stars, or the violent water, or the lights of heaven, to be the gods which govern the world.
Page 144 - What property has he left behind him? But the angels, who examine him in the grave, will ask, 'What good deeds hast thou sent before thee...
Page 21 - And he will be a wild man ; his hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him ; and he shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren.
Page 17 - The merchants of Sheba and Raamah, they were thy merchants: they occupied in thy fairs with chief of all spices, and with all precious stones, and gold.
Page 17 - All the flocks of Kedar shall be gathered together unto thee, The rams of Nebaioth shall minister unto thee; They shall come up with acceptance on mine altar, And I will glorify the house of my glory.
Page 92 - Merciful is enthroned on high, to him belongeth whatsoever is in the heavens above, and in the earth beneath, and in the regions under the earth. " Dost thou utter thy prayers with a loud voice ? know that there is no need. God knoweth the secrets \,f thy heart; yea, that which is most hidden.
Page 14 - And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee: Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly; twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make him a great nation.
Page 15 - Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar!
Page 143 - Your smiling in your brother's face is charity ; an exhortation of your fellow man to virtuous deeds is equal to alms-giving ; your putting a wanderer in the right road is charity ; your assisting the blind is charity; your removing stones and thorns and other obstructions from the road is charity ; your giving water to the thirsty is charity. " A man's true wealth hereafter is the good he does in this world to his fellow man. When he dies, people will say, What property has he left behind him...
Page 16 - Arabia and all the princes of Kedar, they occupied with thee in lambs, and rams, and goats ; in these were they thy merchants.

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