The Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East: With Historical Surveys of the Chief Writings of Each Nation...

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Charles Francis Horne
Parke, Austin, and Lipscomb, 1917 - English literature

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Page 138 - Verily, your Lord is God who created the heavens and the earth in six days; then He made for the Throne.
Page 49 - PRAISE be to God, the Lord of all creatures, the most merciful, the king of the day of judgment. Thee do we worship, and of thee do we beg assistance. Direct us in the right way, in the way of those to whom thou hast been gracious ; not of those against whom thou art incensed, nor of those who go astray...
Page 372 - When ye encounter the unbelievers, strike off their heads, until ye have made a great slaughter among them: and bind them in bonds- and either give them a free dismission afterwards, or exact a ransom; until the war shall have laid down its arms.
Page 55 - Sabians, whoever believeth in God, and the last day, and doth that which is right, they shall have their reward with their Lord; there shall come no fear on them, neither shall they be grieved.
Page 361 - I come unto you with a sign from your Lord ; therefore fear God, and obey me. Verily God is my Lord, and your Lord : therefore serve him. This is the right way.
Page 149 - GOD knoweth them. And whatsoever ye shall expend in the defence of the religion of GOD, it shall be repaid unto you, and ye shall not be treated unjustly.
Page 74 - God will not punish you for an inconsiderate word in your oaths; but he will punish you for that which your hearts have assented unto: God is merciful and gracious. They who vow to abstain from their wives are allowed to wait four months: but if they go back from their vow, verily God is gracious and merciful; and if they resolve on a divorce, God is he who heareth and knoweth.
Page 162 - But as to those who believe, and work righteousness, their LORD will direct them because of their faith ; they shall have rivers flowing through gardens of pleasure. Their prayer therein shall be, Praise be unto thee, O GOD ! and their salutation
Page 303 - And we will cause them to taste the nearer punishment of this world, besides the more grievous punishment of the next ; peradventure they will repent.
Page 307 - GOD had determined to discover," and didst fear men; whereas it was more just that thou shouldst fear GOD. But when Zeid * had determined the matter concerning her, and had resolved to divorce her, we joined her in marriage unto thee ; * lest a crime should be charged on the true believers, in marrying the wives of their adopted sons, when they have determined the matter concerning them ; • and the command of GOD is to be performed. No crime is to be charged on the prophet, as to what GOD hath...

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