A Dictionary of Islam: Being a Cyclopaedia of the Doctrines, Rites, Ceremonies, and Customs, Together with the Technical and Theological Terms, of the Muhammadan Religion

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W.H. Allen & Company, 1885 - 750 pages

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Page 90 - When a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath found some uncleanness in her: then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.
Page 188 - And God said unto Abraham, Let it not be grievous in thy sight because of the lad, and because of thy bondwoman $ in all that Sarah hath said unto thee, hearken unto her voice : for in Isaac shall thy seed be called. And also of the son of the bondwoman will I make a nation: because he is thy seed.
Page 188 - And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and took bread, and a bottle of water, and gave it unto Hagar, putting it on her shoulder, and the child, and sent her away : and she departed, and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba.
Page 19 - Ishmael was to become a great nation, — that he was to be a wild man, — his hand against every man, and every man's hand against him.
Page 11 - Ye are forbidden to marry your mothers, and your daughters, and your sisters...
Page 188 - And she went, and sat her down over against him a good way off, as it were a bowshot: for she said, Let me not see the death of the child, And she sat over against him, and lift up her voice, and wept.
Page 55 - O God our Lord, cause a table to descend unto us from heaven, that the day of its descent may become a festival day unto us, unto the first of us, and unto the last of us, and a sign from thee ; and do thou provide food for us, for thou art the best provider.
Page 90 - But I say unto you, That whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery : and whosoever shall marry her that is divoreed committeth adultery.
Page 415 - We believe in God, and that which hath been sent down unto us, and that which hath been sent down unto Abraham, and Ishmael, and Isaac, and Jacob, and the tribes, and that which was delivered unto Moses and Jesus, and that which was delivered unto the prophets from their Lord : we make no distinction between any of them...
Page 204 - Verily, God is the third of three;' for there is no God but one, and if they do not desist from what they say, there shall touch those who misbelieve amongst them grievous woe. Will they not turn again towards God and ask pardon of Him? for God is forgiving and merciful. 71 The Messiah the son of Mary...

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