The Life of Mahomet and History of Islam, to the Era of the Hegira: With Introductory Chapters on the Original Sources for the Biography of Mahomet, and on the Pre-Islamite History of Arabia, Volume 4 (Google eBook)

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Smith, Elder, 1861 - Arabian Peninsula
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Page 46 - But to the rest speak I, not the Lord: If any brother hath a wife that believeth not, and she be pleased to dwell with him, let him not put her away.
Page 239 - This is the right religion: therefore deal not unjustly with yourselves therein. But attack the idolaters in all the months, as they attack you in all; and know that God is with those who fear him.
Page 209 - Idolaters ask a guarantee of thee, give it unto him, until he shall have heard the Word of God ; then convey him back unto his place of security. This because they are a people that do not understand. * * * " O ye that believe ! Verily the Unbelievers are. unclean. Wherefore, let them not approach the holy Temple after this year. And if ye fear poverty, God will enrich you of his abundance, if he pleaseth, for God is knowing and wise."* * Sura, ix.
Page 239 - Nothing which belongs to another is lawful unto his brother, unless freely given out of good-will. Guard yourselves from committing injustice." " Let him that is present tell it unto him that is absent. Haply he that shall be told may remember better than he who hath heard it.
Page 320 - ... the Peninsula. Idolatry vanished before the battle-cry of Islam ; the doctrine of the unity and infinite perfections of God, and of a special all-pervading Providence, became a living principle in the hearts and lives of the followers of Mahomet, even as it had in his own.
Page 279 - Lord, grant me pardon, and join me to the companionship on ' high ;' then, at intervals, were heard the feebly articulate whispers, ' Eternity in Paradise !' — ' Pardon !' — ' Yes ; the ' blessed companionship on high.
Page 153 - Medina, 1 it hath been reported to me that ye are disconcerted, because I have given unto these chiefs largesses, and have given nothing unto you. Now speak unto me. Did I not come unto you whilst ye were wandering, and the Lord gave you the right direction ?—needy, and He enriched you ;—at enmity amongst yourselves, and He hath filled your hearts with love and unity ?' He paused for a reply. ' Indeed, it is even as thou sayest,' they answered; ' to the Lord and to his Prophet belong benevolence...
Page 262 - CLOSED. 499 to the people, he said : ( Verily the chiefest among you all for love and devotion to me is Abu Bakr. If I were to choose a bosom friend it would be he : but Islam hath made a closer brotherhood amongst us all. Now let every door that leadeth into the Mosque be closed, excepting only the door of Abu Bakr.
Page 325 - He shall open the eyes of the blind, and the ears of the deaf, and the covered hearts.
Page 242 - Verily, I have fulfilled my mission. I have left that amongst you, a plain command, — the Book of God, and manifest ordinances — which, if ye hold fast, ye shall never go astray.

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