The Life of Mahomet and History of Islam to the Era of the Hegira: With Introductory Chapters on the Original Sources for the Biography of Mahomet and on the Pre-Islamite History of Arabia, Volume 3

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Smith, Elder & Company, 1861 - Arabian Peninsula

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Page 307 - Her former husband, which sent her away, may not take her again to be his wife, after that she is defiled ; for that is abomination before the LORD : and thou shalt not cause the land to sin, which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance.
Page 310 - The glass is as it were a shining star. (This lamp is) kindled from a blessed tree, an olive neither of the East nor of the West, whose oil would almost glow forth (of itself) though no fire touched it. Light upon light.
Page 225 - O prophet, shalt be among them, and shalt pray with them, let a party of them arise to prayer with thee, and let them take their arms ; and when they shall have worshipped, let them stand behind you, and let another party come that hath not prayed, and let them pray with thee, and let them be cautious and take their arms. The unbelievers would that ye should neglect your arms and your baggage while ye pray, that they might turn upon you at once. It shall be no crime in you, if ye be incommoded by...
Page 49 - God. A certain number of days shall ye fast: but he among you who shall be sick, or on a journey, shall fast an equal number of other days.
Page 216 - And as to the spoils of these people which God hath granted wholly to his apostle, ye did not push forward any horses or camels against the same; but God giveth unto his apostles dominion over whom he pleaseth: for God is almighty.
Page 217 - Verily if they be expelled, they will not go forth with them : and if they be attacked, they will not assist them :' and if they do as'sist them, they will surely turn their backs : and they shall not be protected.
Page 112 - For who will hearken unto you in this matter? but as his part is that goeth down to the battle, so shall his part be that tarrieth by the stuff: they shall part alike.
Page 301 - O ye who believe! Intoxicants and gambling, (Dedication of) stones, And (divination by) arrows, Are an abomination, — Of Satan's handiwork: Eschew such (abomination), That ye may prosper. Satan's plan is (but) To excite enmity and hatred Between you, with intoxicants And gambling, and hinder you From the remembrance Of God and from prayer: Will ye not then abstain?
Page 292 - Do ye keep aloof from us otherwise than because we believe in God, and in that which hath been sent down to us, and in that which hath been sent down before, and because the greater part of you are evil...
Page 280 - God much. And when the believers saw the confederates they said, 'This is what God and His Apostle promised us; God and His Apostle are true!

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