A Comprehensive Commentary on the Quran: Comprising Sale's Translation & Preliminary Discourse, with Additional Notes & Emendations...by the Rev. E.M. Wherry...

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K. Paul, Trench, Trübner, & Company, 1896
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Page 333 - And the house, when it was in building, was built of stone made ready before it was brought thither : so that there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.
Page 196 - 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 tl oir husbands' fathers, or their sons, or their husbands' sons, or their brothers, or their brothers...
Page 325 - ... to their husbands, or their fathers, or their husbands fathers, or their sons or their husbands sons, or their brothers or their brothers sons, or their sisters...
Page 79 - What is meant by this word the commentators cannot agree. Some will have it to be the name of the mountain, or the valley, wherein the cave was; some say it was the name of their dog; and others (who seem to come nearest the true signification) that it was a brass plate, or stone table, placed near the mouth of the cave, on which the names of the young men were written.
Page 344 - Gon seeth that which ye do. His is the kingdom of heaven and earth ; and unto GOD shall all things return. He causeth the night to succeed the day, and he causeth the day to succeed the night ; and he knoweth the innermost part of men's breasts.
Page 320 - Keep thy wife to thyself, and fear God : and thou didst conceal that in thy mind which God had determined to discover, and didst fear men; whereas it was more just that thou shouldst fear God.
Page 144 - And in the people's absence he went into the temple where the idols stood, and he brake them all in pieces, except the biggest of them; that they might lay the blame upon that.
Page 324 - Thou mayest postpone the turn of such of thy wives as thou shalt please, in being called to thy bed; and thou mayest take unto thee her whom thou shalt please, and her whom thou shalt desire of those whom thou shalt have before rejected: and it shall be no crime in thee.
Page 272 - God needeth not any of his creatures: and as to those who believe and work righteousness, we will expiate their evil deeds from them; and we will give them a reward according to the utmost merit of their actions.
Page 49 - He hath only forbidden you that which dieth of itself, and blood, and swine's flesh, and that which hath been slain in the name of any besides GOD.

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