Alexander Ross, The Alcoran of Mahomet, translated out of Arabick into French, by the Sieur Du Ryer, Lord of Malezair, and resident for the French king, at Alexandria. And newly Englished, for the satisfaction of all that desire to look into the Turkish vanities. (1649)

Nation traduced the Prophet that we sent them, and we made them serve for examples to posterity, and destroyed the wicked. We sent Moses and his brother Aaron to Pharoah, and his Doctors, with our miracles, and with most intelligible reasons; they arose against the Faith, they tormented the children of Israel, and said, shall we believe in a man like to our selves, of them that obey us? They slandred both of them, and were in number of the damned. We gave to Moses the Book of the Law, peradventure it will guide the children of Israel into the right way; we created Jesus, and Mary his mother, they are signs of our Unity; we established them in an eminent place, where they stayed near a fountain. O Apostles and Prophets! eat of the fruits of the earth, and do good, I know whatsoever ye do; your Law is one Law, and I alone am your Lord; take heed to your selves, follow not the law of the Infidels, every one liketh what he doth, depart from the wicked, and leave them in their errors, an accompt shall be required of them of the riches, and of the children that we have given them, but they know it not. Such as fear the punishment of their Lord, that obey his Commandments, profess his Unity, give alms of the substance that he hath given them, and fear in their heart, that they are not acceptable to them, shall appear in his presence; such as shall obey him, shall enjoy his grace; he requireth not of any man what he is unable to perform. We have a book that declareth the truth, no injustice shall be done to him that shall do what he is able; certainly the Infidels are in ignorance of the Alcoran, they act what is quite contrary, to that which is commanded true believers; but we have punished the chief among them in their prosperity. Be not this day resolute, yee shall not be protected of us. Our Commandments are taught you, nevertheless ye are returned upon your steps, and are risen against the Faith, and in discoursing by night, withdrew your selves from the righteous. Consider they not the words [of the Alcoran?] Doth it contain any thing that hath not been ordained to their predecessors? Know they not the Prophet that God hath sent to them? Wherefore will they not acknowledg him? Will they say that

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Alexander Ross, The Alcoran of Mahomet, translated out of Arabick into French, by the Sieur Du Ryer, Lord of Malezair, and resident for the French king, at Alexandria. And newly Englished, for the satisfaction of all that desire to look into the Turkish vanities., London, Printed, Anno Dom., Consulted online at “Quran Archive - Texts and Studies on the Quran” on 25 May. 2024: http://quran-archive.org/explorer/alexander-ross/1649?page=233