Publications, Volume 4

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Royal Asiatic Society, 1893 - Oriental literature

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Page 440 - The wicked women should be joined to the wicked men, and the wicked men to the wicked women; but the good women should be married to the good men, and the good men to the good women.
Page 450 - And when a party of them" said, 0 inhabitants of Yathreb,'' there is no place of security for you here ; wherefore return home. And a part of them asked leave of the prophet to depart, saying, Verily our houses are defenceless and exposed to the enemy: but they were not defenceless ; and their intention was no other than to fly.
Page 689 - But they who believe, and do that which is right, he shall give them their reward : for GOD loveth not the wicked doers. These signs and this prudent admonition do we rehearse unto thee. Verily the likeness of Jesus in the sight of GOD is as the likeness of Adam ; he created him out of the dust, and then said unto him, Be; and he was."* This is the truth from thy LORD ; be not therefore one of those who doubt ; and whoever shall dispute with thee, concerning him...
Page 543 - The Holy Prophet (PBUH) replied, "You have reached him." He requested, "O Messenger of Allah! Teach me the faith". The Holy Prophet (PBUH) asked him, "Give witness that there is no God but Allah and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah.
Page 609 - I heard the Messenger of Allah (may the blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) say: Islam has been built on five [pillars]: testifying that there is no god but Allah and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah, performing the prayers, paying the zakat, making the pilgrimage to the House, and fasting in Ramadan.
Page 773 - 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.
Page 689 - Come, let us call together our sons, and your sons, and our wives, and your wives, and ourselves, and yourselves ; then let us make imprecations, and lay the curse of God on those who lie.
Page 757 - Our sentence hath justly been pronounced against the greater part of them; wherefore they shall not believe. We have put yokes on their necks, which come up to their chins; and they are forced to hold up their heads; and we have set a bar before them, and a bar behind them; and we have covered them with darkness; wherefore they shall not see.
Page 424 - 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 you from remembering God, and from prayer; will ye not therefore abstain from them...
Page 462 - O true believers, remember the favour of God towards you, when armies of infidels came against you, and we sent against them a wind, and hosts of angels which ye saw not: and God beheld that which ye did.

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