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some fit for slaughter only. Eat of what God hath given you for food; and follow not the steps of Satan, for he is your declared enemy.

198 (194). No. 143. SIPARA VIII, CHAPTER VI, p. 194, Vol. II.

Four pair of cattle hath God given you; of sheep one pair, and of goats one pair. Say unto them, Hath God forbidden the two males, of sheep and of goats, or the two females; or that which the wombs of the two females contain? Tell me with certainty, if ye speak truth.

199 (195). No. 144. And of camels hath Say, Hath he forbidden the which the wombs of the God commanded you this?

SIPARA VIII, CHAPTER VI, p. 195, Vol. II. God given you one pair, and of oxen one pair. two males of these, or the two females; or that two females contain? Were ye present when And who is more unjust than he who deviseth a lie against God, that he may seduce men without understanding? Verily God directed not unjust people.

200 (196). No. 145. SIPARA VII, CHAPTER V, p. 195, Vol. II.

Say, I find not in that which hath been revealed unto me anything forbidden unto the eater, that he eat it not, except it be that which dieth of itself, or blood poured forth, or swine's flesh; for this is an abomination or that which is profane, having been slain in the name of some other than of God. But whoso shall be compelled by necessity to eat of these things, not lusting, nor wilfully transgressing, verily thy Lord will be gracious unto him and merciful.

201 (197). No. 146. SIPARA VIII, CHAPTER VI, p. 195, 793.

Unto the Jews did we forbid every beast having an undivided hoof; and of bullocks and sheep, we forbade them the fat of both; except that which should be on their backs, or their inwards, or which should be intermixed with the bone. This have we rewarded them with, because of their iniquity; and we are surely speakers of truth.

202 (198). No. 154.

SIPARA VII, CHAPTER VI, p. 197, Vol. II. And that ye may know that this is my right way: therefore follow it, and follow not the path of others, lest ye be scattered from the path of God. This hath he commanded you, that ye may take heed.

203 (199). No. 158. SIPARA VII, CHAPTER VI, p. 198, Vol. II.

Do they wait for any other than that the angels should come unto them, to part their souls from their bodies, or that thy Lord should come. to punsih them, or that some of the signs of thy Lord should come to pass, showing the day of Judgment to be at hand? On the day whereon some of

thy Lord's signs shall come to pass, its faith shall not profit a soul which believed not before, or wrought not good in its faith. Say, Wait ye for this day; we surely do wait for it.

204 (200). No. 30. SIPARA VIII, CHAPTER VII, p. 208, Vol. II.

Say, My Lord hath commanded me to observe justice; therefore set your faces to pray at every place of worship, and call upon him, approving unto him the sincerity of your religion. As he produced you at first, so unto him shall ye return.

205 (201). No. 31.

No. 31. SIPARA VII, CHAPTER VII, p. 239, Vol. II.

A part of mankind hath he directed; and a part hath been justly led unto error, because they have taken the devils for their patrons besides God, and imagine they are rightly directed.

206 (202). No. 32. SIPARA VIII, CHAPTER VII, p. 209 Vol. II.

O children of Adam, take your decent apparel at every place of worship, and eat and drink, but be not guilty of excess; for he loveth not those who are guilty of excess.

207 (204). No. 47.

SIPARA VIII, CHAPTER VII, p. 212, 822.

And between the blessed and the damned there shall be a veil ; and men shall stand on Al Aráf who shall know every one of them by their marks; and shall call unto the inhabitants of Paradise, saying, Peace be upon you: yet they shall not enter therein, although they earnestly desire it.

208 (204). No. 48. SIPARA VIII, CHAPTER VII, p. 213, Vol. II. And when they shall turn their eyes towards the companions of hellfire, they say, O Lord, place us not with the ungodly people!

209 (205). No. 49. SIPARA VIII, CHAPTER VII, p. 213, Vol. II.

And those who stand on Al Aráf shall call unto certain men, whom they shall know by their marks, and shall say, What hath your gathering of riches availed you, and that you were puffed up with pride ?

210 (206). No. 50. SIPARA VIII, CHAPTER VII, p. 213, Vol. II.

Are these the men on whom you swear that God would not bestow mercy? Enter ye into Paradise; there shall come no fear on you, neither shall ye be grieved.

211 (207). No. 81. SIPARA VIII, CHAPTER VII, p. 221, Vol. II. And remember Lot, when he said unto his people, Do ye commit a wickedness wherein no creature hath sent you an example?

212 (208). No. 81. SIPARA VIII, CHAPTER VII, p. 221, Vol. II. Do ye approach lustfully unto men; leaving the women? Certainly ye are people who transgress all modesty.

213 (209). No. 100. SIPARA VIII, CHAPTER VII, p. 225, Vol. II.

Were they therefore secure from the stratagem of God? But none will think himself secure from the stratagem of God except the people who perish.

214 (210). No. 158. SIPARA IX, CHAPTER VII, p. 237, Vol. II.

Who shall follow the apostle, the illiterate prophet, whom they shall find written down with them in the law and the gospel : he will command them that which is just, and will forbid them that which is evil, and will allow them as lawful the good things which were before forbidden, and will prohibit those which are bad; and he will ease them of their heavy burden, and of the yokes which were upon them. And those who believe in him, and honour him, and assist him, and follow the light, which hath been sent down with him, shall be happy.

215 (211). No. 173. SIPARA IX, CHAPTER VII, p. 241, Vol. II.

And when thy Lord drew forth their posterity from the loins of the sons of Adam, and took them to witness against themselves, saying, Am not I your Lord? They answered, Yea: we do bear witness. This was done lest ye should say at the day of resurrection, Verily we were negligent as to this matter, because we were not apprised thereof.

216 (212). No. 174. SIPARA IX, CHAPTER VII, p. 241, Vol. II. Or lest ye should say, Verily our fathers were formerly guilty of idolatry, and we are their posterity who have succeeded them; wilt thou therefore destroy us for that which vain men have committed ?

217 (213). No. 204. SIPARA IX, CHAPTER VII, p. 247, Vol. II. And when the Quran is read attend thereto, and keep silence that ye may obtain mercy.

218 (214). No. 205. SIPARA IX, CHAPTER VII, p. 247, Vol. II. And meditate on thy Lord in thine own mind, with humility and fear, and without loud speaking, evening and morning; and be not one of the negligent.

219 (215). No. 1. SIPARA IX, CHAPTER VIII, p. 250, Vol. II.

They will ask thee concerning the spoils: Answer, The division of the spoils belongeth unto God and the Apostle. Therefore fear God, and

compose the matter amicably among you: and obey God and his Apostle, if ye are true believers.

220 (216). No. 11. SIPARA IX, CHAPTER VIII, p. 253, Vol. II.

When a sleep fell on you as a security from him, and he sent down upon you water from heaven, that he might thereby purify you, and take from you the abomination of Satan, and that he might confirm your hearts, and establish your feet thereby.

221 (217). No. 15. SIPARA IX, CHAPTER VIII, p. 254, Vol. II. O true believers, when ye meet the unbelievers marching in great numbers against you, turn not your backs unto them.

222 (218). No. 16. SIPARA IX, CHAPTER VIII, p. 254, Vol. II.

For whoso shall turn his back unto them in that day, unless he turneth aside to fight or retreateth to another party of the faithful, shall draw on himself the indignation of God, and his abode shall be in hell; an ill journey shall it be thither!

223 (219). No. 27. SIPAR IX, CHAPTER VIII, p. 257, Vol. II.

O true believers, deceive not God and his apostle; neither violate your faith against your own knowledge.

224 (220). No. 39. SIPARA IX, CHAPTER VIII, p. 260, Vol. II.

Say unto the unbelievers, that if they desist from opposing thee, what is already past shall be forgiven them; but if they return to attack thee, the exemplary punishment of the former opposers of the prophets is already past, and the like shall be inflicted on them.

225 (221). No. 40. SIPARA IX, CHAPTER VIII, p. 260, Vol. II.

Therefore fight against them until there be no opposition in favour of idolatry, and the religion be wholly God's. If they desist, verily God seeth that which they do.

226 (222). No. 41. SIPARA X, CHAPTER VIII, p. 261, Vol. II.

But if they turn back, know that God is your patron; he is the best patron, and the best helper.

227 (223). No. 42. SIPARA X, CHAPTER VIII, p. 261, Vol. II.

And know that whenever ye gain any spoils, a fifth part thereof belongeth unto God, and to the Apostle and his kindred, and the orphans, and the poor, and the traveller; if ye believe in God, and that which we have sent down unto our servant on the day of distinction, on the day whereon the two armies met: and God is almighty.

228 (224). No. 58. SIPARA X, CHAPTER VIII, p. 265, Vol. II. As to those who enter into a league with thee, and afterwards violate their league at every convenient opportunity, and fear not God.

229 (225). No. 59. SIPARA X, CHAPTER VIII, p. 265, Vol. II. If thou take them in war, disperse, by making them an example, those who shall come after them, that they may be warned.

230 (226). No. 60. SIPARA X, CHAPTER VIII, p. 265, Vol. II.

Or if thou apprehend treachery from any people, throw back their league unto them with like treatment; for God loveth not the treacherous.

231 (227). No. 61. SIPARA X, CHAPTER VIII, p. 265, Vol. II.

And think not that the unbelievers have escaped God's vengeance, for they shall not weaken the power of God.

232 (228). No. 62. SIPARA X, CHAPTER VIII, p. 266, Vol. II. Therefore prepare against them what force ye are able, and troops of horse, whereby ye may strike a terror into the enemy of God, and your enemy, and into other infidels besides them, whom ye know not, but 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.

233 (229). No. 63. SIPARA X, CHAPTER VIII, p. 266, Vol. II. And if they incline unto peace, do thou also incline thereto; and put thy confidence in God, for it is he who heareth and knoweth.

234 (230). No. 66. SIPARA X, CHAPTER VIII, p. 267, Vol. II.

O Prophet, stir up the faithful to war: if twenty of you persevere with constancy, they shall overcome two hundred, and if there be one hundred of you, they shall overcome a thousand of those who believe not; because they are a people which do not understand.

235 (231). No. 67. SIPARA X, CHAPTER VIII, p. 267, Vol. II.

Now hath God eased you, for he knew that ye were weak. If there be an hundred of you who persevere with constancy, they shall overcome two hundred; and if there be a thousand of you, they shall overcome two thousand, by the permission of God; for God is with those who persevere.

236 (232). No. 68. SIPARA X, CHAPTER VIII, p. 267, Vol. II.

It hath not been granted unto any prophet that he should possess captives, until he hath made a great slaughter of the infidels in the earth.

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