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" The glass is as it were a shining star. (This lamp is) kindled from a blessed tree, an olive neither of the East nor of the West, whose oil would almost glow forth (of itself) though no fire touched it. Light upon light. "
The Koran, Commonly Called The Alcoran of Mohammed - Page 285
1870
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 154

1881 - 622 pages
...lamp, and the lamp is in a glass, the glass is as though it were a glittering star ; it is lit from a blessed tree, an olive neither of the east nor of the west, the oil of which would well-nigh give light, though no fire touched it — light upon light! — God...
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The Life of Mahomet and History of Islam to the Era of the Hegira ..., Volume 3

Sir William Muir - Arabian Peninsula - 1861 - 336 pages
...niche wherein is a Lamp (enclosed) in glass; — the glass is a refulgent Star. It is lighted from a blessed tree, — an Olive neither of the East nor of the West. Its Oil is near nnto giving light, even if the fire did not touch it, — Light upon light. God directeth...
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The Life of Mahomet: With Introductory Chapters on the Original ..., Volume 3

Sir William Muir - Arabian Peninsula - 1861 - 364 pages
...niche wherein is a Lamp (enclosed) in glass ; — the glass is a refulgent Star. It is lighted from a blessed tree, — an Olive neither of the East nor of the West. Its Oil is near unto giving light, even if the fire did not touch it, — Light upon light. God directeth...
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Nojoque: A Question for a Continent

Hinton Rowan Helper - African Americans - 1867 - 492 pages
...the similifrade of his light is as a niche in a wall, wherein a lamp is placed, and the lamp inclosed in a case of glass ; the glass appears as it were...west ; it wanteth little but that the oil thereof 1rould give light, although no fire touched it. This is light added unto light; and God will direct...
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Nojoque: A Question for a Continent

Hinton Rowan Helper - African Americans - 1867 - 500 pages
...placed, and the lamp inclosed in a case of glass ; the glass appears as it were a Htiining star. It 13 lighted with the oil of a blessed tree, an olive neither of the east, nor of the west ; it wanteth little bnt that the oil thereof would give light, although no fire touched it. This is light added unto light;...
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The Koran: Commonly Called the Alcoran of Mohammed; Translated Into English ...

1871 - 694 pages
...the similitude of his light is as n niche in a wall, whereit. 1 lamp is placed, and the lamp inclosed in a case of glass ; the glass appears as it were...that the oil thereof would give light, although no ftre touched it.* This is light added unto light.1 GOD will direct unto his light whom he pleaseth....
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The Life of Mahomet: From Original Sources

Sir William Muir - Muslims - 1877 - 676 pages
...niche wherein is a Lamp (enclosed) in glass ; — the plass is a refulgent Star. It is lighted from a blessed tree, — an Olive neither of the East nor of the West. Its Oil is near unto giving light, even if the fire did not touch it, — light upon light. God directeth...
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The Miracle Play of Hasan and Husain, Volume 2

Sir Lewis Pelly, Arthur Naylor Wollaston - Mysteries and miracle-plays, Persian - 1879 - 368 pages
...niche in a wall wherein a lamp is placed, which is enclosed in a case of glass, the glass appearing, as it were, a shining star. It is lighted with the...the West. It wanteth little but that the oil thereof should give light, although no fire touch it. This is light added unto light. God will direct unto...
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The Miracle Play of Hasan and Husain, Volume 2

Sir Lewis Pelly, Arthur Naylor Wollaston - Folk drama, Persian - 1879 - 374 pages
...it were, a shining star. It is lighted with the oil of a blessed tree, an olive neither of the Bast nor of the West. It wanteth little but that the oil thereof should give light, although no fire touch it. This is light added unto light. God will direct unto...
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Extracts from the Coran in the Original: With English Rendering

Qurʼan - 1880 - 78 pages
...his light is as a niche wherein is a lamp ; the lamp encased in glass ; — the glass is a refulgent star. It is lighted with the oil of a blessed tree, an olive neither of the east nor of the west. Its oil is near unto giving light, even if the fire did not touch it ; light upon light. God will direct...
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