A comprehensive commentary on the Qurán, comprising Sale's tr. and prelim. discourse, with additional notes and emendations by E.M. Wherry, Volume 3
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Page 333 - And the house, when it was in building, was built of stone made ready before it was brought thither : so that there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.
Page 166 - Yet they are not all alike: there are of those who have received the scriptures, upright people; they meditate on the signs of God in the night season, and worship ; they believe in God and the last day; and command that which is just, and forbid that which is unjust, and zealously strive to excel in good works : these are of the righteous.
Page 344 - His is the kingdom of heaven and earth; and unto God shall all things return. He causeth the night to succeed the day, and he causeth the day to succeed the night; and he knoweth the innermost part of men's breasts.
Page 295 - Who laid the foundations of the earth, That it should not be moved for ever.
Page 332 - And we made the wind subject unto Solomon: it blew in the morning for a month, and in the evening for a month. And we made a fountain of molten brass to flow for him. And some of the genii were obliged to work in his presence, by the will of his Lord; and whoever of them turned aside from our command, we will cause him to taste the pain of hell fire.
Page 144 - And in the people's absence he went into the temple where the idols stood, and he brake them all in pieces, except the biggest of them; that they might lay the blame upon that.