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)
beautifull Palaces of Eden, where is supreme felicity; he shall confer upon you yet another grace, which ye desire, viz. Victory over your enemies. Oh ye that believe! maintain the Law of God; Jesus, the Son of Mary, said to his Apostles, who will maintain the Law of God with me? he shall be supported, and protected of God. The Apostles answered, we will maintain it; One part of the Children of Israel believed in Jesus, and another rejected his Law; we gave succor to them that believed, against their enemies, and they were victorious.
The Chapter of the Assembly, containing eleven Verses, written at Medina.
IN the name of God, gracious and mercifull. Praise God all that is in heaven and earth, praise the King, holy, majestique, and omnipotent, who hath sent his Prophet, an Arabian by Nation, to preach his Commandments to the Arabians, to purifie them, to teach them the Scriptures, and mysteries of faith, they were before seduced from the right way. They that shall come after them, shall not see a Prophet equal to him, this is a special grace of God, the omnipotent and wise; he conferreth it on whom he listeth, and his graces are immense. They that preach the old Testament, and perform not what it enjoyneth, are like to an Ass charged with books; Such are they that disobey the Commandments of God; he guideth not the impious. Oh ye Jews! believe not your selves to be the beloved of God, expect death, ye shall understand your error; they believe not that they shall be chastised for their sins, but God beholdeth all the unjust. Say unto them, ye shall finde one day the death that ye flie; ye be sent back before God, who knoweth what is present, past, and to come; he shall set before you all that ye have done, to be judged. Oh ye that believe! when ye are called to the assembly of Friday,