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Sfcria, an idol of Ad, 123, n.

Sakbar, a devil, gets Solomon's signet and
reigns in his stead, 374, n.; his punish-
ment, lb.

Saleh, the prophet, bis story, 123, &c,

305. &c, 313; vide Thamud.
Salema, an idol of Ad, 122, n.
Salsabil, a fountain in paradise, 473.
Salutation, mutual, recommended, 71.
Al Sameri, the maker of the golden calf,

who, 7, n.; 200, n.
Sarah, wife of Abraham,ber laugbing,182.
Satan, his punishment for seducing our

first parents, 117; believed to assist

the Koreish, 144.
Saul, his story, 29.

Sects and their leaders, shall quarrel at

the resurrection, 20.
Sean, what, 482, n.
Sennacherib, 227, n.

Separation (the day of) a name of the

day of judgment, 403.
Serab, what, 292.

Serendib (the isle of), Adam cast down
thereon from paradise, 5, n.; the print
of Adam's foot shown on a mountain
there, ib.

Sergius, the monk, 223, n.

Serpent, his sentence for assisting in the
seduction of man, 127, n.

Seventy Israelites demand to see God;
are killed by lightning, and restored
to life at the prayer of Moses, T.

Al Seyid al Najrani, a Christian, offers
to worship Mohammed, 46.

Sbamliozai, a debauched angel, his pe-
nance, 14, n.

Sh&s Ebn Kais, a Jew, promotes a quar-
rel between Aws and Kbazraj, 48, n.

Shechinah, misinterpreted by the com-
mentators, 30, n.

Sheddad, son of Ad, makes a garden in
imitation of paradise, 488, n.; it de-
stroyed in going to view it, ib.

Sheep, the prodigious weight of their tails
in the east, 114, n.

Shem, raised to life by Jesus, 41, n.

Sboaib, the prophet, his story, 125, &c.,

Signs, the meaning of the word in the

Koran, 6, n.
Al Stjil, the angel who takes an account

of men's actions, 273.
Sin, the irremissible one, in the opinion

of the Mohammedans, 11, n.; the (even

deadly sins, 64, n.
Sinai (mount) lifted over the Israelites,

i, 12; the souls of all the prophets

present at the delivery of the law to

Moses thereon, 46, n.
Simon the Cyrentean, supposed to be

crucified instead of Jesus, 43, n.

Sirius, or the greater dog-star, w< rshipped

by the old Arabs, 439.
Slaves, how to be treated, 291; women

not to be compelled to prostitute them

selves, ib.

Slander forbidden, 419; the punishment
of those who slander the prophets, 157,
&c, 499.

Sleepers (the seven) their story, 238, &c.
Smoke, which will precede the day of

judgment, 402.
Sodom and Gomorrah destroyed, 183.
Sodomy, 62.

Sofian (Abu) commands the army of the
Koreish at Ohod, 50, n.; and the con-
voy of the Caravan at Bedr, 139 n.;
challenges Mohammed to meet him at
Bedr a second time, 52, n.; but fails,
55, n.; embraces Mohainmedism on
the taking of Mecca, 447, n.; expostu-
lates with Mohammed, 284, n.

Sobail Ebn Amru, treats with Moham-
med on behalf of the Koreish, 416, n

Soheib, flies to Medina, 24, n.

Solomon, succeeds David, 310; has power
over the winds, 270, 374; bis and Da
vid's judgment, 270; his manner of
travelling, 310; what passed between
him and the queen of Saba, 311, &c.;
a trick of the devil's to blast his cha-
racter, 13; cleared by the mouth of
Mohammed, ib.; orders several of his
horses to be killed, because they had
diverted him from his prayers, 374; is
deprived of his signet and his kingdom
for some days, ib.; his death concealed
for a year, and in what manner, 353, n.

Sor&ka Ebn Malec, the devil appears in
his form, 144.

Soul, the origin of it, 335.

Spoils, laws concerning their division,
138, 143, 444.

Stars darted at the devils, 210, n.

Stoning of adulterers, 37, n.

Striking, an epithet of the last day, 497.

Supererogation, 334.

Sura, or chapter of the Koran, 156, n.

Sun and moon, not to be worshipped,
391; are subject to God and the use
of man, 131, 137, &c.

Swearer (a common) not to be obeyed,

Swine's flesh, vide Food.

Table, caused to descend from heaven
by Jesus, 97; of God's decrees, 103.

Tables of the law, 131.

Tabuc, the expedition of, 154, 164.

Tagat, the meaning of the word, 31, n.

Taleb (Abu) Mohammed's uncle, 163, m;
Mohammed refuses to pray for him,
on his dying an infidel, ib.

NW, vide Saul.

Tasnim, a fountain in paradise, 483.

Tebala and Jorash, their inhabitants em
braced Mohammedism, 151.

Temple of Mecca, vide Caaba; of Jeru-
salem, built by genii, Mt

Thalaba, grows suddenly rich on Mo-
hammed's prayer for him, 158, n.; re-
fusing to pay alms is again reduced to
poverty, ib.

rhakif (the tribe of) demand terms of
Mohammed, which are denied them,
233, n.

Thamtid (the tribe of) their story and

destruction, 123, 278, 282, 390; vide

Theft, its punishment, 86

Throne of God, 31; will be borne by eight

angels on the day of judgment, 463.
Thunder,celebrates the praise of God,201.
Tima Ebn Obeirak, his theft, 73, n.
Time computed by the Sun and Moon, 108.
Titian, the name of the person supposed

to be crucified in Christ's stead, 42, n.
Tobba (the people of) destroyed, 403.
Toleihah, the false prophet, 89, n., 342, n.
Towa, the valley where Moses saw the

burning bush, 479.
Tribute, its imposition, 152.
Trinity, the belief thereof forbidden, 80,92.
True believers, who are such, 281.
Trumpet, will sound at the last day, 315,


Variety of languages and complexions
hard to be accounted for, 232, n.

victory of the Greeks over the Persians
foretold by Mohammed, 330.

Visitation of the Caaba, 23.

Unbelievers described, 356; their sen-
tence, 19, 67, 309, 404.

Unity of God asserted, 504.

Unrighteousness punished, 170.

fjsury forbidden, 34, 333. •

Al Uzza, an idol of the Meccans, 74, n.;
380, 427.

Al Walid Ebn al Mogheira, a great enemy
of Mohammed, was a bastard, 460, n.;
derides Mohammed for calling God al
Rahman, 136; has his nose slit, 460, n.;
his prosperity and decay, 471; hires
another to bear the guilt of his apos-
tasy, 428; his death, 214.

Al Walid Ebn Okba, 418, n.

War against infidels, commanded and
recommended, 70, 146, 410, &c.

Waraka Ebn Nawfal, acknowledged one
God before the mission of Mohammed,
70, n.

Wasila, 05.

Water produced from the rock by Me
Beth 8.

Weight to be just, 126, 482.

Whoredom, laws concerning it, 61, 287
See Unbelievers.

Wicked, their sentence, 171, 209, 476.

Widows, to be provided for, 29; laws
relating to them, 28.

Wife ought to be used justly, 76; may be
chastised, 65; the number of wives
allowed by the Koran, 59; their duty
to their husbands, 27; see Adultery,
Divorce, and Marriage.

Wills, laws relating to them, M.

Winds, their use, 333; subject to Solo-
mon, 270, 374.

Wine forbidden, 25, 93.

Witnesses, laws relating to them, 76, 82;
necessary in bargains, and to secure
debts, 34.

Witchcraft used against Mohammed, 505.

Women, ought to be respected, 59; and
to have a part of their relations' inhe-
ritance, 60; not to be inherited against
their will, 62; to be subject to the
men, 64; unclean while they have
their courses, 26; some directions for
their conduct, 290, 387; the punish-
ment of those who falsely accuse them
of incontinence, 287,289; those who
come over from the enemy, how to be
dealt with, 448.

Works of an infidel, will appear to him
at the last day, 101.

Al Yamama, its inhabitants a warlike
people, 415.

Al Yaman, the inhabitants thereof slay
their prophet, 265, n.; they ara de-
stroyed by Nebuchadnezzar, ib.

Yathreb, the ancient name of Medina, 343

Al Zabir, mount, 131, n.

Al Zack, vide Alms.

Zacharias, praying for a son, is promised

John, 40, 248; educates the virgin

Mary, 40.
Al Zakkfiin, the tree of hell, 232, 367.
Al Zamharfr, what, 111, n.
Zeid Ebn Amru, acknowledged one God

before the mission of Mohammed,

70, n.

Zeid, the husband of Zeinab, his story.
346; the only person, of Mohammed'*
companions, named in the Koran
347, n.

Zeinab, her marriage with Mohammed

Zenjebfl, a stream in paradise, 475.
Zoleikha, Joseph's mistress, 189.


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