The Koran; commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed: tr. with notes, to which is prefixed a prelim. discourse by G. Sale, Volum 1


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Pàgina 120 - Sirat, which they say is laid over the midst of hell, and describe to be finer than a hair, and sharper than the edge of a sword...
Pàgina 186 - And delivered just Lot, vexed with the filthy conversation of the wicked : 8 (For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful deeds...
Pàgina 1 - PRAISE be to God, the Lord of all creatures, the most merciful, the king of the day of judgment. Thee do we worship, and of thee do we beg assistance. Direct us in the right way, in the way of those to whom thou hast been gracious ; not of those against whom thou art incensed, nor of those who go astray...
Pàgina 12 - Sabians, whoever believeth in God, and the last day, and doth that which is right, they shall have their reward with their Lord; there shall come no fear on them, neither shall they be grieved.
Pàgina 226 - They take their priests and their monks for their lords, besides God, and Christ, the son of Mary; although they are commanded to worship one God only: there is no God but He ; far be that from Him, which .they associate with 738 Him ! They seek to extinguish the light of God with their mouths ; but God willeth no other than to perfect His light, although the infidels be averse thereto.
Pàgina 9 - Will ye command men to do justice, and forget your own souls ? yet ye read the book of the law : do ye not therefore understand ? Ask help with perseverance and prayer ; this indeed is grievous, unless to the humble, who seriously think they shall meet their LORD, and that to him they shall return. O children of Israel...
Pàgina 128 - As plenty of water is one of the greatest additions to the pleasantness of any place, the Koran often speaks of the rivers of paradise as a principal ornament thereof. Some of these rivers, they say, d Yahya, in Kor.c.
Pàgina 52 - And they say, We have heard, and do obey: we implore thy mercy, O Lord, for unto thee must we return. God will not force any soul beyond its capacity: it shall have the good which it gaineth, and it shall suffer the evil which it gaineth.
Pàgina 84 - Say, Apostles have already come unto you before me, with plain proofs, and with the miracle which ye mention : why therefore have ye slain them, if ye speak truth ? If they accuse thee of imposture, the apostles before thee have also been accounted impostors, who brought evident demonstrations, and the scriptures, and the book which enlightened the understanding.
Pàgina 19 - ... others say she was a real woman). As soon as they saw her, they fell in love with her, and endeavoured to prevail on her to satisfy their desires; but she flew up again to heaven, whither the two angels also returned, but were not admitted. However, on the intercession of a certain pious man, they were allowed to choose whether they would be punished in this life, or in the other; whereupon they chose the former, and now suffer punishment accordingly in Babel, where they are to remain till the...

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