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fornication, nor taking them for concubines. Whoever shall renounce the faith, his work shall be vain, and in the next life he shall be of those who perish.

163 (159). No. 7. SIPARA VI, CHAPTER V, p. 124, Vol. II.

O true believers, when ye prepare yourselves to pray, wash your faces, and your hands unto the elbows; and rub your heads and your feet unto the ankles; and if ye be polluted by having lain with a woman, wash yourselves all over.

164 (160). No. 7. But if ye be sick, or on a journey, or any of you cometh from the privy, or if ye have touched women, and ye find no water, take fine clean sand, and rub your faces and your hands therewith: God would not put a difficulty upon you; but he desireth to purify you, and to complete his favour upon you, that ye may give thanks.

SIPARA VI, CHAPTER V, p. 124, Vol. II.

165 (161). No. 37. SIPARA VI, CHAPTER V, p. 132, Vol. II.

But the recompense of those who fight against God and his apostle, and study to act corruptly in the earth, shall be that they shall be slain, or crucified, or have their hands and their feet cut off on the opposite sides, or be banished the land. This shall be their disgrace in this world, and in the next world they shall suffer a grievous punishment.

166 (162). No. 38. SIPARA VI, CHAPTER V, p. 133, Vol. II. Except those who shall repent before ye prevail against them; for know that God is inclined to forgive, and merciful.

167 (163). No. 42. SIPARA VI, CHAPTER V, p. 133, Vol. II.

If a man or a woman steal, cut off their hands, in retribution for that which they have committed; this is an exemplary punishment appointed by God; and God is mighty and wise.

168 (164). No. 43.

SIPARA VI, CHAPTER V, p. 133, Vol. II. repent after his iniquity and amend, verily God. will be turned unto him, for God is inclined to forgive, and merciful.

But whoever shall

169 (165). No. 49. SIPARA VI, CHAPTER V, p. 136, Vol. II. We have therein commanded them, that they should give life for life, and eye for eye, and nose for nose, and ear for ear, and tooth for tooth; and that wounds should also be punished by retaliation: but whoever should remit it as alms, it should be accepted as an atonement for him. And whoso judgeth not according to what God hath revealed, they are unjust.

170 (166). No. 60. SIPARA VI, CHAPTER V, p. 140, Vol. II.

Verily your protector is God, and his apostle, and those who believe, who observe the stated times of prayer, and give alms, and who bow down to worship.

171 (167). No. 61. SIPARA VI, CHAPTER V, p. 140, Vol. II.

And whoso taketh God, and his apostle, and the believers for his friends, they are the party of God, and they shall be victorious.

172 (168). No. 63. SIPARA VI, CHAPTER V, p. 140, Vol. II. Nor those who, when ye call to prayer, make a laughing-stock and a jest of it; this they do because they are people who do not understand. 173 (169). No. 91. SIPARA VII, CHAPTER V, p. 148, Vol. II. God will not punish you for an inconsiderate word in your oaths; but he will punish you for what ye solemnly swear with deliberation. And the expiation of such an oath shall be the feeding of ten poor men with such moderate food as ye feed your own families withal; or to clothe them; or to free the neck of a true believer from captivity: but he who shall not find wherewith to perform one of these three things shall fast three days. This is the expiation of your oaths, when ye swear inadvertently. Therefore keep your oaths. Thus God declareth unto you his signs, that ye may give thanks.

174 (170). No. 92. SIPARA VII, CHAPTER V, p. 148, Vol. II.

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.

175 (171). No. 93. SIPARA VII, CHAPTER V, p. 148, Vol. II.

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?

176 (172). No. 96. SIPARA VII, CHAPTER V, p. 149, Vol. II.

O true believers, kill no game while ye are on pilgrimage; whosoever among you shall kill any designedly shall restore the like of what he shall have killed in domestic animals, according to the determination of two just persons among you, to be brought as offering to the Kaabah; or in atonement thereof shall feed the poor; or instead thereof shall fast that he may taste the heinousness of his deed. God hath forgiven what is past, but whoever returneth to transgress, God will take vengeance on him; for God is mighty and able to avenge.

177 (173). No. 97. SIPARA VII, CHAPTER V, p. 150, Vol. II.

It is lawful for you to fish in the sea, and to eat what ye shall catch, as a provision for you and for those who travel; but it is unlawful for you to hunt by land while ye are performing the rights of pilgrimage; therefore fear God, before whom ye shall be assembled at the last day.

178 (174). No. 98. SIPARA VII, CHAPTER V, 150, Vol. II.

God hath appointed the Kaabah, the holy house, an establishment for mankind; and hath ordained the sacred month, and the offering, and the ornaments hung thereon. This hath he done that ye might know that God knoweth whatsoever is in heaven and on earth, and that God is omniscient.

179 (175). No. 101. SIPARA VII, CHAPTER V, p. 151, Vol. II.

O true believers, inquire not concerning things which, if they be declared unto you, may give you pain; but if ye ask concerning them when the Quran is sent down, they will be declared unto you: God pardoneth you as to these matters; for God is ready to forgive and gracious.

180 (176). No. 102. SIPARA VII, CHAPTER V, p. 151, Vol. II.

People who have been before you formerly inquired concerning them; and afterwards disbelieved therein.

181 (177). No. 102. SIPARA VII, CHAPTER V, p. 151, Vol. II. God hath not ordained anything concerning Bahaira, nor Saiba, nor Wasila, nor Hami; but the unbelievers have invented a lie against God: and the greater part of them do not understand.

182 (178). No. 105. SIPARA VII, CHAPTER V, p. 152, Vol. II. O true believers, let witnesses be taken between you, when death approaches any of you, at the time of making the testament; let there be two witnesses, just men, from among you; or two others of a different tribe or faith from yourselves, if ye be journeying in the earth, and the accident of death befall you. Ye shall shut them both up after the afternoon prayer, and they shall swear by God, if ye doubt them, and they shall say, We will not sell our evidence for a bribe, although the person concerned be one who is related to us, neither will we conceal the testimony of God, for then should we certainly be of the number of the wicked. 183 (179). No. 106. SIPARA VII, CHAPTER V, p. 153, Vol. II. But if it appear that both have been guilty of iniquity, two others shall stand up in their place, of those who have convicted them of false

hood, the two nearest in blood, and they shall swear by God, saying, Verily our testimony is more true than the testimony of these two, neither have we prevaricated; for then should we become of the number of the unjust. 184 (180). No. 107. SIPARA VII, CHAPTER V, p. 154, Vol. II. This will be easier, that men may give testimony according to the plain intention thereof, or fear lest a different oath be given, after their oath. Therefore fear God and hearken; for God directeth not the unjust people.

185 (181). No. 67. SIPARA VII, CHAPTER VI, p. 175, Vol. II.

When thou seest those who are engaged in cavilling at or ridiculing our signs, depart from them until they be engaged in some other discourse and if Satan cause thee to forget this precept do not sit with the ungodly people after recollection.

186 (182). No. 68. SIPARA VII, CHAPTER VI, p. 176, Vol. II.

They who fear God are not at all accountable for them, but their duty

is to remember, that they may take heed to themselves.

187 (183). No. 118. SIPARA VII, CHAPTER VI, p. 189, Vol. II. Eat of that whereon the name of God hath been commemorated, if ye believe in his signs.

188 (184). No. 119. SIPARA VII, CHAPTER VI, p. 189, Vol. II.

And why do ye not eat of that whereon the name of God hath been commemorated? since he hath plainly declared unto you what he hath forbidden you; except that which ye be compelled to eat of by necessity; many lead others into error, because of their appetities, being void of knowledge; but thy Lord well knoweth who are the transgressors.

189 (185). No. 120. SIPARA VIII, CHAPTER VI, p. 189, Vol. II. Leave both the outside of iniquity and the inside thereof: for they who commit iniquity shall receive the reward of that which they shall have gained.

190 (186). No. 121. SIPARA VIII, CHAPTER VI, p. 189, Vol. II.

Eat not therefore of that whereon the name of God hath not been

commemorated; for this is certainly wickedness: but the devils will suggest unto their friends, that they dispute with you concerniny this precept; but if ye obey them, ye are surely idolaters.

191 (187). No. 136. SIPARA VIII, CHAPTER VI, p. 192, Vol. II. Those of Makkah set apart unto God a portion of that which he hath

produced of the fruits of the earth, and of cattle; and say, This belongeth unto God (according to their imagination) and this unto our companions. And that which is destined for their companions cometh not unto God; yet that which is set apart unto God cometh unto their companions. How ill do they judge!

192 (188). No. 137. SIPARA VIII, CHAPTER VI, p. 193, Vol. II.

In like manner have their companions induced many of the idolaters to slay their children, that they might bring them to perdition, and that they might render their religion obscure and confused unto them. But if God had pleased, they had not done this: therefore leave them and that which they falsely imagine.

193 (189). No. 138. SIPARA VIII, CHAPTER VI, p. 193, Vol. II.

They also say, These cattle and fruits of the earth are sacred; none shall eat thereof, but who we please (according to their imagination); and there are cattle whose backs are forbidden to be rode on, or laden with burdens; and there are cattle on which they commemorate not the name of God when they slay them; devising a lie against him. God shall reward them for that which they falsely devise.

194 (190). No. 139. SIPARA VIII, CHAPTER VI, p. 194, Vol. II.

And they say, That which is in the bellies of these cattle is allowed

to our males to eat, and is forbidden to our wives: but if it prove abortive, then they are both partakers thereof. God shall give them the reward of their attributing these things to him: he is knowing and wise.

195 (191). No. 140. SIPARA VIII, CHAPTER VI, p. 194, Vol. II. They are utterly lost who have slain their children foolishly, without knowledge; and have forbidden that which God hath given them for food, devising a lie against God. They have erred, and were not rightly directed.

196 (192). No. 141. SIPARA VIII, CHAPTER VI, p. 194, Vol. II. He it is who produceth gardens of vines, both those which are supported on trails of wood, and those which are not supported, and palm trees, and the corn affording various food, and olives, and pomegranates, alike and unlike unto one another. Eat of their fruit when they bear fruit, and pay the due thereof on the day whereon ye shall gather it; but be not profuse, for God loveth not those who are too profuse.

197 (193). No. 142. SIPARA VIII, CHAPTER VI, p. 194, Vol. II.

And God hath given you some cattle fit for bearing of burdens, and

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