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Page 204 - O true believers, the law of retaliation is ordained you for the slain: the free shall die for the free, and the servant for the servant, and a woman for a woman: but he whom his brother shall forgive may be prosecuted, and obliged to make satisfaction according to what is just, and a fine shall be set on him with humanity.
Page 226 - The angel of death, who is set over you, shall cause you to die: then shall ye be brought back unto your Lord.
Page 570 - And mount Sinai was altogether on a smoke, because the Lord descended upon it in fire; and the smoke thereof ascended as the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mount quaked greatly.
Page 240 - ... you therein, do ye also attack them therein in retaliation ; and whoever transgresseth against you by so doing, do ye transgress against him in like manner as he hath transgressed against you, and fear God, and know that God is with those who fear him. Contribute out of your substance towards the defence of the religion of God, and throw not yourselves with your own hands into ^perdition; and do good, for God loveth those who do good.
Page 39 - ... (and the retaliation of evil ought to be an evil proportionate thereto) : but he who forgiveth, and is reconciled unto his enemy, shall receive his reward from GOD ; ' for he loveth not the unjust doers.
Page 190 - ... at the first emigration. Ye did not think that they would go forth: and they thought that their fortresses would protect them against God. But the chastisement of God came upon them, from whence they did not expect; and he cast terror into their hearts. They pulled down their houses with their own hands, and the hands of the true believers. Wherefore take example from them, O ye who have eyes.
Page 192 - As for those who say, Our Lord is God, and who behave uprightly; the angels shall descend unto them, and shall say, Fear not, neither be ye grieved; but rejoice in the hopes of paradise, which ye have been promised. We are your friends in this life, and in that which is to come: therein shall ye have that which your souls shall desire, and therein shall ye obtain whatever ye shall ask for; as a gift from a gracious and merciful God.
Page 32 - Cawthar, one of the rivers of paradise, being whiter than milk or silver, and more odoriferous than musk, with as many cups set around it as there are stars in the firmament; of which water whoever drinks will thirst no more for ever.
Page 106 - Now is light and a perspicuous book of revelations come unto you from God. Thereby will God direct him who shall follow his good pleasure, into the paths of peace ; and shall lead them out of darkness into light, by his will, and shall direct them in the right way.