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" 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. Satan seeketh to sow dissension and hatred among you, by means of wine and lots, and to divert... "
Ancient Ceylon: An Account of the Aborigines and of Part of the Early ... - Page 576
by Henry Parker - 1909 - 695 pages
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A Comprehensive Commentary on the Qurán: Comprising Sale's ..., Volume 2

Elwood Morris Wherry - Koran - 1884 - 426 pages
...inadvertently. Therefore keep your oaths. Thus GOD declareth unto you his signs, that ye may give thanks. (92) 0 true believers, surely wine, and lots, and images,...divining arrows are an abomination of the work of Satan ; therefore avoid them that ye may prosper. (93) Satan seeketh to sow dissension and hatred among you...
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Sermons

Joseph McCarrell - 1888 - 358 pages
...Koran, chap. 2, p. 39. Hear it again, as the pretended inspiration becomes more distinct and decided: " O true believers, surely wine, and lots, and images, and divining arrows are an abomination, and of the work of Satan, therefore avoid them that ye may prosper ; Satan seeketh to sow dissension...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 176

Literature - 1888 - 994 pages
...innumerable other crimes and miseries which follow in its train.* "O 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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Library Magazine of American and Foreign Thought

Choice literature - 1888 - 632 pages
...innumerable other crimes and miseries which follow in its train. "O true believers!" said Mohammed, " surely wine, and lots, and images, and divining arrows are an abomination and the work of Satan; tiierefore avoid them that ye may prosper. Satan seeketh to sow dissension and...
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The Church at Home and Abroad, Volume 6

Henry Addison Nelson, Albert B. Robinson - Presbyterian Church - 1889 - 588 pages
...Jews and Moslems alike. The use of wine by Moslems is forbidden by the Koran in these words : " О 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. Satan secketh to sow dissension and hatred among you, by...
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The Cyclopædia of Temperance and Prohibition: A Reference Book of Facts ...

Walter W. Spooner - Drinking of alcoholic beverages - 1891 - 684 pages
...great sin, and also some things of use unto men; but their sinfulness is greater than their use." " O true believers, surely wine and lots and images...divining arrows' are an abomination of the work of Satan; therefore avoid them that ye may prosper. Satan seeketh to sow dissension among you by wine and lots,...
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Anthropological Studies

Anne Walbank Buckland - Anthropology - 1891 - 324 pages
...without trying this mode of divination." The Koran probably refers to this in the chapter which says — "O true believers, surely wine and lots, and images...divining arrows, are an abomination of the work of Satan, therefore, avoid them, that ye may prosper." l In the preliminary discourse (p. 1 27), we are told...
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Anthropological Studies, Volume 20

Anne Walbank Buckland - Anthropology - 1891 - 444 pages
...trying this mode of divination." The Koran probably refers to this in the chapter which says — " 0 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."1 In the preliminary discourse (p. 127), we are told that...
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The Dīvān, Volume 1

Hāfiz, Ḥāfiẓ - 1891 - 548 pages
..." Wine is the source of more evil than profit." ii. 216. " O ye who have become believers ! verily wine, and lots and images and divining arrows are an abomination of the work of the devil. Therefore avoid them that ye may prosper." v. 92. See the Kuran, iv. 46 ; Leviticus, x....
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Publications, Volume 4

Oriental Translation Fund - Oriental literature - 1893 - 432 pages
...will ask thee concerning wine and lots ; answer, In both there is great sin.' — Qurfin, ch. ii. 216. 'O true believers, surely wine, and lots, and images, and divining arrows, are an abomination and the work of Satan,' etc.— Ibid., ch. v. 92. in this year in consequence of the information brought...
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