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)

to speak: to wit, Worship God your Lord, and mine, I am witnesse from the time that I was in the world, until thou didst cause me to dye; thou didst observe the deportments of the people, thou feest all; if thou chastisest men, they ar thy Creatures; if thou dost pardon them, thou art omnipotent and wise. Then shall God say, this day shall good works be profitable to the righteous, they shall enter into Paradise, wherein flow many rivers, there shall they dwell eternally, with my grace, in exceeding great felicitie; the Kingdom of Heaven, of Earth is Gods, he is Omnipotent.

CHAP. VI.

The Chapter of Gratifications, containing an hundred sixty and fifteen Verses, written at Medina.

IN the name of God, gracious and merciful: Prayse be to God the Creator of Heaven, of Earth, of darknesse, and of light; such as believe not in their Lord are in errour. He it is that created you of the dust of the Earth, and appointed a prefixed time for your death, and resurrection; neverthelesse you doubt, he is God in Heaven and in Earth, he understandeth the secrets of your hearts, and whatsoever you make manifest; he knoweth the good and evill that you commit, that his Commandments have been taught the Inhabitants of Mecca, and that they have abjured them; they opposed the revealed Truth, but shall be chastised for their contempt. They consider not how much people we have destroyed, in past ages; we gave them places to dwell in, more strong and spacious then those which you inhabit, sent the about of raine, caused fountains flow in the places of their habitation; after this did we extirpate them, by reason of their sinnes, and established in their place a new people. We have sent to thee the Scripture, written in Vellam, the unbelievers have handled it with their hands, yet say, it is evident sorcerie and inchantment, that they will not believe therein,

Gelaldin justifieth this Chapter of Animals.
See Gelaldin.

See Gelaldin.

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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 07 Oct. 2022: http://quran-archive.org/explorer/alexander-ross/1649?page=98