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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. "
The Cyclopędia of Temperance and Prohibition: A Reference Book of Facts ... - Page 427
edited by - 1891 - 671 pages
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Morocco After Twenty-five Years: A Description of the Country, Its Laws and ...

Robert Kerr - Missions - 1912 - 484 pages
...superabundantly." On gambling, intemperance, and idolatry the Koran gives no uncertain sound. " They will ask thee concerning wine and lots : answer, In both there is great sin, and also some advantage to mankind ; but the evil of them is greater than the advantage of them" (Sura 2). But Mohammed...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 36

Henry Allon - Christianity - 1862 - 510 pages
...forbade all three ; made abstinence from strong drink an essential part of piety, and declared to the believers, ' Surely wine, and lots, and images, and divining arrows, are an abomination, [are] of the work of Satan. . . , Satan seeketh to sow dissension and hatred amongst you by means of...
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The Nineteenth Century, Volume 22

Nineteenth century - 1887 - 1058 pages
...innumerable other crimes and miseries which follow in its train.1 ' 0 true believers ! ' said Mohammed, ' surely wine, and lots, and images, and divining arrows are an abomination and the work of Satan ; therefore avoid them that ye may prosper. Satan seeketh to sow dissension and...
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