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Excerpt: THE path of those whom Thou hast favoured; Not the (path) of those who earn Thine anger nor of those who go astray.
Excerpt: And who believe in that which is revealed unto thee (Muhammad) and that which was revealed before thee, and are certain of the Hereafter.
Excerpt: He hath revealed unto thee (Muhammad) the Scripture with truth, confirming that which was (revealed) before it, even as He revealed the Torah and the Gospel.
Excerpt: O mankind! Be careful of your duty to your Lord Who created you from a single soul and from it created its mate and from them twain hath spread abroad a multitude of men and women. Be careful of your duty toward Allah in Whom ye claim (your rights) of one another, and toward the wombs (that bare you). Lo! Allah hath been a watcher over you.
Excerpt: O ye who believe! Profane not Allah?s monuments nor the Sacred Month nor the offerings nor the garlands, nor those repairing to the Sacred House, seeking the grace and pleasure of their Lord. But when ye have left the sacred territory, then go hunting (if ye will). And let not your hatred of a folk who (once) stopped your going to the inviolable place of worship seduce you to transgress; but help ye one another unto righteousness and pious duty. Help not one ano...
Excerpt: Five men were running across the golf links of the Widebrook Country Club. They kept in a compact group, and their manner was determined and sinister. Each carried a hooded golf bag. The hour was near midnight. The moon sprayed a silver glow over fairways, sand traps and putting greens.
Excerpt: See they not how many a generation We destroyed before them, whom We had established in the earth more firmly than We have established you, and We shed on them abundant showers from the sky, and made the rivers flow beneath them. Yet we destroyed them for their sins, and created after them another generation.
Excerpt: 007.001 Alif. Lam. Mim. Sad. 007.002 (It is) a Scripture that is revealed unto thee (Muhammad) so let there be no heaviness in thy heart therefrom that thou mayst warn thereby, and (it is) a Reminder unto believers.
Excerpt: 008.001 They ask thee (O Muhammad) of the spoils of war. Say: The spoils of war belong to Allah and the messenger, so keep your duty to Allah, and adjust the matter of your difference, and obey Allah and His messenger, if ye are (true) believers.
Excerpt: 009.001 Freedom from obligation (is proclaimed) from Allah and His messenger toward those of the idolaters with whom ye made a treaty. 009.002 Travel freely in the land four months, and know that ye cannot escape Allah and that Allah will confound the disbelievers (in His Guidance).
Excerpt: 010.001 Alif. Lam. Ra. These are verses of the Wise Scripture. 010.002 Is it a wonder for mankind that We have inspired a man among them, saying: Warn mankind and bring unto those who believe the good tidings that they have a sure footing with their Lord ? The disbelievers say: Lo! this is a mere wizard.
Excerpt: 011.001 Alif. Lam. Ra. (This is) a Scripture the revelations whereof are perfected and then expounded. (It cometh) from One Wise, Informed, 011.002 (Saying): Serve none but Allah. Lo! I am unto you from Him a warner and a bringer of good tidings. 011.003 And (bidding you): Ask pardon of your Lord and turn to Him repentant. He will cause you to enjoy a fair estate until a time appointed. He giveth His bounty unto every bountiful one. But if ye turn away, lo! (the...
Excerpt: THE man looked as tough as sin. But he was crying. He whimpered. He bubbled at the mouth like a child half crazed with horror and fear. He perspired, although the night was cold.
Excerpt: 012.001 Alif. Lam. Ra. These are verse of the Scripture that maketh plain. 012.002 Lo! We have revealed it, a Lecture in Arabic, that ye may understand. 012.003 We narrate unto thee (Muhammad) the best of narratives in that We have inspired in thee this Qur'an, though aforetime thou wast of the heedless.
Excerpt: 013.001 Alif. Lam. Mim. Ra. These are verses of the Scripture. That which is revealed unto thee from thy Lord is the Truth, but most of mankind believe not. 013.002 Allah it is Who raised up the heavens without visible supports, then mounted the Throne, and compelled the sun and the moon to be of service, each runneth unto an appointed term; He ordereth the course; He detaileth the revelations, that haply ye may be certain of the meeting with your Lord.
Excerpt: 014.001 Alif. Lam. Ra. (This is) a Scripture which We have revealed unto thee (Muhammad) that thereby thou mayst bring forth mankind from darkness unto light, by the permission of their Lord, unto the path of the Mighty, the Owner of Praise, 014.002 Allah, unto Whom belongeth whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is in the earth. and woe unto the disbelievers from an awful doom.
Excerpt: NEW YORK is a city where many people have unusual occupations. There are, for example, individuals who make their living snipping at newspapers with a pair of scissors. These persons operate newsclipping agencies. Pay them a fee, and they will deliver to you clippings concerning yourself from all over the world?providing you are important enough to have had your name appear in all those newspapers. Clippings can be had concerning others, as well.
Excerpt: 015.001 Alif. Lam. Ra. These are verses of the Scripture and a plain Reading. 015.002 It may be that those who disbelieve wish ardently that they were Muslims. 015.003 Let them eat and enjoy life, and let (false) hope beguile them. They will come to know! 015.004 And We destroyed no township but there was a known decree for it. 015.005 No nation can outstrip its term nor can they lag behind. 015.006 And they say: O thou unto whom the Reminder is revealed, lo! th...
Excerpt: SIXTY or seventy pedestrians probably saw the silk-hatted gentleman get out of his resplendent town car in front of New York?s finest skyscraper. Out of the sixty or seventy, nobody seemed to catch the significance of the man?s pale face and lips drawn so tightly that they were blue.