Arabic Reading Lessons: Consisting of Easy Extracts from the Best Authors, Together with a Vocabulary of All the Words Occurring in the Text; Also Some Explanatory Annotations, Etc

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Wm. H. Allen, 1864 - Arabic language - 232 pages
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Page 33 - Upon them shall be garments of fine green silk, and of brocades, and they shall be adorned with bracelets of silver: and their Lord shall give them to drink of a most pure liquor; and shall say unto them, Verily this is your reward: and your endeavour is gratefully accepted.
Page 49 - ... by his father's sister, she became so fond of him that, when he grew up, and Jacob designed to take him from her, she contrived the following stratagem to keep him: Having a girdle which had once belonged to Abraham, she girt it about the child, and then, pretending she had lost it, caused strict search to be made for it; and it being at length found on Joseph, he was adjudged, according to the above-mentioned law of the family, to be delivered to her as her property.
Page 50 - Wherefore Joseph's brethren returned into Egypt: and when they came into his presence they said, Noble lord, the famine is felt by us and our family, and we are come with a small sum of money: yet give unto us full measure, and bestow corn upon us as alms: for God rewardeth the almsgivers. Joseph said unto them, Do ye know what ye did unto Joseph and his brother, when ye were ignorant of the consequences thereof?
Page 37 - O my son, verily every matter, whether good or bad, though it be of the weight of a grain of mustard-seed, and be hidden in a rock, or in the heavens, or in the earth, GOD will bring the same to light; for GOD is clear-sighted and knowing.
Page 40 - Joseph with them in the field, they began to abuse and beat him so unmercifully, that they had killed him had not Judah, on his crying out for help, insisted on the promise they had made not to kill him, but to cast him into the well. Whereupon they let him down a little way ; but, as he held by the sides of the well, they bound him, and took off his inner garment, designing to stain it with blood, to deceive their father. Joseph begged hard to...
Page 35 - Gematria;' the uncertainty of which conjectures sufficiently appears from their disagreement. Thus for example, five chapters, one of which is the second, begin with these letters, ALM which some imagine to stand for Allah latÓf magÓd ; God is gracious and to be glorified ; or, Ana li minni, to me and from me, viz.
Page 52 - This is my way: I invite you unto God, by an evident demonstration ; both I and he who followeth me ; and, praise be unto God ! I am not an idolater.
Page 31 - And whoso shall believe in God, and shall do that which is right, from him will he expiate his evil deeds, and he will lead him into gardens beneath which rivers flow, to remain therein for ever. This will be great felicity.
Page 37 - Let there be people among you, who invite to the best religion; and command that which is just, and forbid that which is evil; and they shall be happy.
Page 52 - Their predecessors were borne with for a time, until, when our apostles despaired of their conversion, and they thought that they were liars, our help came unto them, and we delivered whom we pleased; but our vengeance was not turned away from the wicked people.

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