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)

memorable; We created his posterity of his seed, mingled with that of the woman: we gave him sight and hearing, and taught him the way of Salvation, Some have embraced the faith, and others have been Infidels; we have prepared for them chains, and bonds, to drag them into the fire of hell. The just shall drink of wine, that shall issue out of a fair Fountain; all the servants of God shall drink [thereof] and shall cause it to flow, as shall seem good to them. God will deliver from the pains of hell, such as shall satisfie their vowes, as shall apprehend the day of Judgment, as shall give alms to the poor, to orphans, and prisoners, without hope of thanks, or recompence, but only for the love of his divine Majesty, because of the fear they have of the torments of the day, grievous and irksome to behold. God shall rejoyce, and reward them for their good works, he shall open to them the gate of Paradise; they shall be cloathed with silk, reposed on stately beds, and shall not be troubled either with the heat of the Sun, or the cold of the Moon; they shall be under the shadow of the Trees of Paradise, there shall they gather fruits, as they stand, sit, and lie down; Vessels of silver shall be brought about them, and round Cups full of a delicious drink, as much as they shall desire, mingled with ginger, that shall issue out of a clear fountain, and shall be encompassed with young pages to serve them, who shall resemble polished pearls; when thou shalt behold them, thou shalt see a grace that cannot be exprest; they shall be cloathed with purple, and green shining silk, and shall have bracelets of Silver; God shall give them a drink, clear and most pure; these delights shall be the reward of their perseverance. We have sent thee the Alcoran to instruct the People; attend the Judgment of thy Lord against them that scoffe, and obey not the wicked; Remember thou the name of God, morning and evening, worship him by night, praise him a long time; the Infidels affect the world, and think not on their end, neither the day of Judgment; we created them, we have given them strength to walk, and if it be our pleasure, we will establish other Persons in their place. He that shall desire to follow

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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 02 Dec. 2022: http://quran-archive.org/explorer/alexander-ross/1649?page=392