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315 (311). No. 3. SIPARA XVIII, CHAPTER XXIV, p. 190, Vol. III. The whoremonger shall not marry any other than a harlot or an idolatress. And a harlot shall no man take in marriage, except a whoremonger or an idolater. And this kind of marriage is forbidden the true believers.

316 (312). No. 4. SIPARA XVIII, CHAPTER XXIV, p. 190, Vol. III. But as to those who accuse women of reputation of whoredom, and produce not four witnesses of the fact, scourge them with fourscore stripes, and receive not their testimony for ever; for such are infamous prevaricators.

317 (313). No. 5. SIPARA XVIII, CHAPTER XXIV, p. 190, Vol. III. Excepting those who shall afterwards repent, and amend; for unto such will God be gracious and merciful.

318 (314). No. 6. SIPARA XVIII, CHAPTER XXIV, p. 191, Vol. III. They who shall accuse their wives of adultery, and shall have no witnesses thereof besides themselves, the testimony which shall be required of one of them shall be, that he swear four times by God that he speaketh the truth.

319 (314). No. 7. SIPARA XVIII, CHAPTER XXIV, p. 191, Vol. III. And the fifth time that he imprecate the curse of God on him if he be a liar.

320 (316). No. 8. SIPARA XVIII, CHAPTER XXIV, p. 191, Vol. III. And it shall avert the punishment from the wife if she swear four times by God that he is a liar.

321 (317). No. 9. SIPARA XVIII, CHAPTER XXIV, p. 191, Vol. III. And if the fifth time she imprecate the wrath of God on her if he speaketh the truth.

322 (318). No. 10. SIPARA XVIII, CHAPTER XXIV, p. 191, Vol. III. If it were not for the indulgence of God towards you, and his mercy, and that God is easy to be reconciled, and wise, he would immediately discover your crimes.

323 (319). No. 27. SIPARA XVIII, CHAPTER XXIV, p. 195, Vol. III. O true believers, enter not any houses, besides your own houses, until ye have asked leave, and have saluted the family thereof; this is better for you, peradventure ye will be admonished.

324 (320). No. 28. SIPARA XVIII, CHAPTER XXIV, p. 195, Vol. III. And if ye shall find no person in the houses, yet do not enter them until leave be granted you; and if it be said unto you, return back, do ye return back. This will be more decent for you; and God knoweth that which ye do.

325 (321). No. 29. SIPARA XVIII, CHAPTER XXIV, p. 195, Vol. III. It shall be no crime in you that ye enter uninhabited houses, wherein ye may meet with a convenience. God knoweth that which ye discover and that which ye conceal.

326 (322). No. 30. SIPARA XVIII, CHAPTER XXIV, p. 195, Vol. III. Speak unto the true believers, that they restrain their eyes, and keep themselves from immodest actions; this will be more pure for them, for God is well acquainted with that which they do.

327 (323). No. 31. SIPARA XVIII, CHAPTER XXIV, p. 196, Vol. III. And speak unto the believing women, that they restrain their eyes and preserve their modesty, and discover not their ornaments, except what necessarily appeareth thereof; and let them throw their veils over their bosoms, and not show their ornaments, unless to their husbands, or their fathers, or their husband's fathers, or their sons, or their husband's sons, or their brothers, or their brother's sons, or their sister's sons, or their women, or the captives which their right hands shall possess, or unto such men as attend them, and have no need of women, or unto children who distinguish not the nakedness of women. And let them not make a noise with their feet, that their ornaments which they hide may thereby be discovered. And be ye all turned unto God, O true believers, that ye may be happy.

328 (324). No. 32. SIPARA XVIII, CHAPTER XXIV, p. 197, Vol. III. Marry those who are single among you, and such as are honest of your men-servants and your maid-servants: if they be poor, God will enrich them of his abundance; for God is bounteous and wise.

329 (325). No. 33. SIPARA XVIII, CHAPTER XXIV, p. 197, Vol. III. And let those who find not a match keep themselves from fornication, until God shall enrich them of his abundance. And unto such of your slaves as desire a written instrument allowing them to redeem themselves on paying a certain sum, write one, if ye know good in them; and give them of the riches of God, which he hath given you. And compel not your maid-servants to prostitute themselves, if they be willing to live chastely; that ye may seek the casual advantage of this present life; but whoever

shall compel them thereto, verily God will be gracious and merciful unto such women after their compulsion.

330 (326). No. 57. SIPARA XVIII, CHAPTER XXIV, p. 202, Vol. III. O true believers, let your slaves and those among you who shall not have attained the age of puberty ask leave of you, before they come into your presence, three times in the day, namely, before the morning prayer, and when you lay aside your garments at noon, and after the evening prayer. These are the three times for you to be private: it shall be no crime in you, or in them, if they go in to you without asking permission after these times, while ye are in frequent attendance, the one of you on the other. Thus God declareth his signs unto you; for God is knowing and wise.

331 (327). No. 58. SIPARA XVIII, CHAPTER XXIV, p. 203, Vol. III. And when your children attain the age of puberty, let them ask leave to come into your presence at all times, in the same manner as those who have attained that age before them ask leave. Thus God declareth his signs unto you; and God is knowing and wise..

332 (328). No. 59. SIPARA XVIII, CHAPTER XXIV, p. 203, Vol. III. As to such women as are past child-bearing, who hope not to marry again because af their advanced age, it shall be no crime in them if they lay aside their outer garments, not showing their ornaments; but if they abstain from this, it will be better for them. God both heareth and knoweth.

333 (329). No. 60. SIPARA XVIII, CHAPTER XXIV, p. 204, Vol. III It shall be no crime in the blind, nor shall it be any crime in the lame, neither shall it be any crime in the sick, or in yourselves, that ye, eat in your houses, or in the houses of your fathers, or the houses of your mothers, or in the houses of your brothers, or the houses of your sisters, or the houses of your uncles on the father's side, or the houses of your aunts on the father's side, or the houses of your uncle's on the mother's side, the houses of your aunts on the mother's side, or in those houses the keys whereof ye have in your possession, or in the house of your friend. It shall not be any crime in you whether ye eat together or separately. And when ye enter any houses, salute one another on the part of God with a blessed and a welcome salutation. Thus God declareth his signs unto you, that ye may understand.

334 (330). No. 63. SIPARA XVIII, CHAPTER XXIV, p. 205, Vol. III. Let not the calling of the Apostle be esteemed among you, as your

calling the one to the other. God knoweth such of you as privately withdraw themselves from the assembly, taking shelter behind one another. But let those who withstand his command take heed lest some calamity befall them in this world, or a grievous punishment be inflicted on them in the life to come.

335 (331). No. 50. SIPARA XIX, CHAPTER XXV, p. 215, Vol. III. It is he who sendeth the winds, driving abroad the pregnant clouds, as the forerunners of his mercy and we send down pure water from heaven.

336 (332). No. 51. SIPARA XIX, CHAPTER XXV, p. 216, Vol. III. That we may thereby revive a dead country, and give to drink thereof unto what we have created, both of cattle and men, in great numbers.

337 (333). No. 63. SIPARA XIX, CHAPTER XXV, p. 217, Vol. III. It is he who hath ordained the night and the day to succeed each other, for the observation of him who will consider, or desireth to show his gratitude.

338 (334). No. 192. SIPARA XIX, CHAPTER XXVI, p. 232, Vol, III. This book is certainly a revelation from the Lord of all creatures, 339 (335). No. 193. SIPARA XIX, CHAPTFR XXVI, p. 232, Vol. III. Which the faithful spirit hath caused to descend

340 (336). No. 194. SIPARA XIX, CHAPTER XXVI, p. 232, Vol. III. Upon thy heart, that thou mightest be a preacher to thy people,

341 (337). No. 195. SIPARA XIX, CHAPTER XXVI, p. 252, Vol. III. In the perspicuous Arabic tongue,

342 (338). No. 196. SIPARA XIX, CHAPTER XXVI, p. 232, Vol. III. And it is borne witness to in the scriptures of former ages.

343 (339). No. 224. SIPARA XIX, CHAPTER XXVI, p. 234, Vol. III. And those who err follow the steps of the poets.

344 (340). No. 225. SIPARA XIX, CHAPTER XXVI, p. 234, Vol. III. Dost thou not see that they rove as bereft of their senses through

every valley,

345 (341). No. 226. SIPARA XIX, CHAPTER XXVI, p. 234, Vol. III. And that they say that which they do not?

346 (342). No. 227. SIPARA XIX, CHAPTER XXVI, p. 234, Vol. III. Except those who believe, and do good works, and remember God frequently,

347 (343). No. 228. SIPARA XIX, CHAPTER XXVI, p. 234, Vol. III. And who defend themselves after they have been unjustly treated. And they who act unjustly shall know hereafter with what treatment they shall be treated.

348 (344). No. 84. SIPARA XX, CHAPTER XXVII, p. 249, Vol. III. When the sentence shall be ready to fall upon them, we will cause a beast to come forth unto them from out of the earth, which shall speak unto them: verily men do not firmly believe in our signs.

349 (345). No. 27. SIPARA XX, CHAPTER XXVIII, p. 258, Vol. III. And Shuaib said unto Moses, Verily I will give thee one of these my two daughters in marriage, on condition that thou serve me for hire eight years; and if thou fulfil ten years, it is in thine own breast; for I seek not to impose a hardship on thee: and thou shalt find me, if God please, a man of probity.

350 (346). No. 28. SIPARA XX, CHAPTER XXVIII, p. 259, Vol. III, Moses answered, Let this be the covenant between me and thee: whichsoever of the two terms I shall fulfil, let it be no crime in me if I then quit thy service; and God is witness of that which we say.

351 (347). No. 1. SIPARA XXI, CHAPTER XXX, p. 283, Vol. III. The Greeks have been overcome by the Persians in the nearest part of the land.

352 (348). No. 2. SIPARA XXI, CHAPTER XXX, p. 283, Vol. III. But after their defeat, they shall overcome the others in their turn, within a few years.

353 (349). No. 16. SIPARA XXI, CHAPTER XXX, p. 287, Vol. III. Wherefore glorify God, when the evening overtaketh you, and when ye rise in the morning.

354 (350). No. 17. SIPARA XXI, CHAPTER XXX, p. 287, Vol. III. And unto him be praise in heaven and earth; and at sunset, and when ye rest at noon.

355 (351). No. 37. SIPARA XXI, CHAPTER XXX, p. 289, Vol. III. Give unto him who is of kin to thee his reasonable due, and also to the poor and the stranger: this is better for those who seek the face of God; and they shall prosper.

356 (352). No. 38. SIPARA XXI, CHAPTER XXX, p. 289, Vol. III. Whatever ye shall give in usury, to be an increase of men's substance,

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