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" They will ask thee concerning wine and lots. Answer, In both there is great sin, and also some things of use unto men; but their sinfulness is greater than their use. "
Goethe's West-Easterly Divan - Page 247
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1877 - 264 pages
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Examination of the Passages in the New Testament, Quoted from ..., Issues 1-9

Thomas Paine - Bible - 1810 - 504 pages
...Chap. l,\. vol. ii. p. 438. GENERAL PRECEPTS. They will ask thee concerning wine and lots: answer, in both there is great sin, and also some things of...men: but their sinfulness is greater than their use. They will ask thee also what they shall bestow in alms: answer, what ye have to spare. Thus God sheweth...
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An essay on the inventions and customs of both ancients and moderns in the ...

Samuel Morewood - Science - 1824 - 410 pages
...The words are in vol. i. chap. ii. p. 37. " They will ask you concerning wine and lots ; " answer, in both there is great sin, and also some " things...but their sinfulness is " greater than their use." Again, in vol. ii. chap. xvi. p. 81. "And of the fruit of palm-trees, " and of grapes, ye obtain an...
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The Koran; commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed: tr. with notes ..., Volume 1

1825 - 538 pages
...of GOD ; for GOD is gracious and merciful. They will ask thee concerning wine'1 and lots": Answer, In both there is great sin, and also some things of use unto menf : but their sinfulness is greater than their use. They will ask thee also what they shall bestow...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 10

Child rearing - 1832 - 280 pages
...of games of chance to his followers. " They will ask tb.ee of wine and lots. Answer, In both these there is great sin, and ..also some things of use...but their sinfulness is greater than their use."* The occasion -of this prohibition seems to have been the prophet's witnessing their bad effects in...
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The Life of Mohammed: Founder of the Religion of Islam, and of the ..., Volume 2

George Bush - 1833 - 288 pages
...and of games of chance to his followers. " They will ask thee of wine and lots. Answer, In both these there is great sin, and also some things of use unto men ; hut their sinfulness is greater than their use."* The occasion of this prohibition seems to have...
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Licensed Houses: An Examination of the License Law of the Commonwealth of ...

Lucius Manlius Sargent, M. L. V. - License system - 1833 - 290 pages
...reason may be found on the face of the Koran—" they will ask thee concerning wine and lots: answer, in both there is great sin and also some things of use to men; but their sinfulness is greater than their use." 6 For a full and fair account of the drunkenness...
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A Philosophical and Statistical History of the Inventions and Customs of ...

Samuel Morewood - Alcoholic beverages - 1838 - 768 pages
...two passages in the same work. The words are, " They will ask you concerning wine and lots ; answer, in both there is great sin, and also some things of...unto men ; but their sinfulness is greater than their iwe."t Again, " And of the fruit of palm trees, and of grapes, ye obtain an inebriating liquor and...
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A Philosophical and Statistical History of the Inventions and Customs of ...

Samuel Morewood - Alcoholic beverages - 1838 - 778 pages
...two passages in the same work. The words are, " They will ask you concerning wine and lots ; answer, in both there is great sin, and also some things of use unto men ; but their sinftilness is greater than their nse."f Again, " And of the fruit of palm trees, and of grapes, ye...
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A Sunday manual, used at the chapel in Beaumont square [by J.T.B. Beaumont].

Beaumont Square Chapel, Mile End (LONDON), John Thomas Barber Beaumont - 1840 - 204 pages
...military and manly labours. MAHOMET (the Koran).—They will ask thee concerning wine H and lots; answer, in both there is great sin, and also some things of...; but their sinfulness is greater than their use. They will ask thee, also, what they shall bestow in alms; answer, what ye have to spare. Thus God sheweth...
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“The” Ansayrii, and the Assassins: With Travels in the Further ..., Volume 2

Frederick Walpole - Assassins (Ismailites) - 1851 - 1342 pages
...; so lie says in the Koran ; " They will ask you concerning wine ami lots ; answer, in both tltero is great sin, and also some things of use unto men...; but their sinfulness is greater than their use." Perhaps he saw the actual necessity of this to the existence of a race in such a climate as his own...
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