The Bible, the Koran, and the Talmud: Or, Biblical Legends of the Mussulmans. Comp. from Arabic Sources, and Compared with Jewish Traditions, Volume 37; Volume 183
This collection of important scriptural stories was drawn from the Koran and other Arabic manuscripts describing the lives of the prophets. The introduction speculates that Mohammed's instruction in Jewish and Christian tradition was given to him orally by people from those faiths. Some footnotes compare the stories collected here with the same stories from the Talmud or Bible or otherwise comment on the differences in detail.
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Page 159 - There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor. The rich man had exceeding many flocks and herds : but the poor man had nothing, save one little ewe lamb, which he had bought and nourished up: and it grew up together with him, and with his children ; it did eat of his own meat, and drank of his own cup, and lay in his bosom and was unto him as a daughter.
Page 75 - Nahshon the son of Amminadab the son of Arni the son of Hezron the son of Perez the son of Judah the son of Jacob the son of Isaac the son of Abraham...
Page xiv - That upon you may come all the righteous blood shed upon the earth, from the blood of righteous Abel unto the blood of Zacharias, son of Barachias, whom ye slew between the temple and the altar.
Page 159 - And the Lord sent Nathan unto David. And he came unto him, and said unto him, There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor. The rich man had exceeding many flocks and herds: but the poor man had nothing, save one little ewe lamb, which he had bought and nourished up: and it grew up together with him, and with his children; it did eat of his own meat, and drank of his own cup, and...
Page 70 - Alexander was the lord of light and darkness: when he went out with his army the light was before him, and behind him was the darkness, so that he was secure against all ambuscades, and by means of a miraculous white and black standard, he had also the power to transform the clearest day into midnight darkness, or black night into noonday, just as he unfurled the one or the other.
Page 129 - Moses was obliged to yield, and sent a man out of every tribe into Palestine. The spies, on their return, related, "We have seen the land which we are to subdue by the sword: it is good and fruitful. "The strongest camel is scarcely able to carry one...
Page 11 - Portrait, &c. 16s. cloth. FOSBROKE.-A TREATISE ON THE ARTS, MANNERS, MANUFACTURES, and INSTITUTIONS of the GREEKS and ROMANS. By the Rev. TD FOSBROKE, &c.