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)

CHAP. LXIX.

The Chapter of Verification, containing fifty two Verses, written at Mecca.

Ekteri intituleth this, The Chapter of Judgment, because that day all shall be verified.

IN the Name of God, gracious and merciful. Verification approacheth, Verification approacheth; God hath not told thee in what time shall be the day of Verification; Temod, and Aad would not believe him that preached to them the day of affliction and sorrow, but Temod was destroyed by an extraordinary noise, and Aad by an impetuous winde that God sent against them seven nights, and eight dayes together; they were overthrown, stretched out like palms faln upon the earth: did any one among them save himself? Pharaoh, and his predecessors, with the Inhabitants of the Cities that were overthrown because of their sins, disobeyed the Prophets and Apostles of God, and were rudely chastised. We preserved you in Noahs Ark, when the waters swelled, to serve for example of our omnipotency to them that saw it, and to such as shall hear it mentioned. Be thou mindful of the day when the Angel shall sound the Trumpet, when the earth shall lift it self up, and the mountains tremble; then what must come to pass, shall come to pass; heaven with weakness shall open, and the Angel that shall bear the throne of God, shall be upon the border of the heaven. Then shall eight Angels present the books, wherein shall be written the sins of men, and nothing shall be concealed. Such as shall take in the right hand the book of the account of their actions, shall say, We find what we believed to be true, we know with certain knowledg the coming of this day, and the felicity of life is in Paradise: It shall be said to them, eat and drink of the good things of Paradise at your pleasure. They that shall take the book of accompt of their actions in their left hand, shall say, would to God that this book

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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 26 Sep. 2022: http://quran-archive.org/explorer/alexander-ross/1649?page=382