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" They will ask thee concerning wine and lots. Answer, In both there is great sin, and also some things of use unto men; but their sinfulness is greater than their use. "
The Nile: Notes for Travellers in Egypt - Page 225
by Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - 1902 - 674 pages
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The Theophilanthropist; Containing Critical, Moral, Theological ..., Issues 1-9

1810 - 384 pages
...of the resurrection of those who dwell in the graves. Chap. l,\. vol. ii. p. 438. GENERAL PRECEPTS. They will ask thee concerning wine and lots: answer,...men: but their sinfulness is greater than their use. They will ask thee also what they shall bestow in alms: answer, what ye have to spare. Thus God sheweth...
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An essay on the inventions and customs of both ancients and moderns in the ...

Samuel Morewood - 1824 - 387 pages
...allowed by two passages in the same book. The words are in vol. i. chap. ii. p. 37. " They will ask you concerning wine and lots ; " answer, in both there...but their sinfulness is " greater than their use." Again, in vol. ii. chap. xvi. p. 81. "And of the fruit of palm-trees, " and of grapes, ye obtain an...
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The Koran; commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed: tr. with notes, to which ...

1825
...hope for the mercy of GOD ; for GOD is gracious and merciful. They will ask thee concerning wine'1 and lots": Answer, In both there is great sin, and also some things of use unto menf : but their sinfulness is greater than their use. They will ask thee also what they shall bestow...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 10

1832
...of games of chance to his followers. " They will ask tb.ee of wine and lots. Answer, In both these there is great sin, and ..also some things of use...but their sinfulness is greater than their use."* The occasion -of this prohibition seems to have been the prophet's witnessing their bad effects in...
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Licensed Houses: An Examination of the License Law of the Commonwealth of ...

Lucius Manlius Sargent, M. L. V. - 1833 - 52 pages
...his preliminary discourse, asserts, that the true reason may be found on the face of the Koran—" they will ask thee concerning wine and lots: answer,...both there is great sin and also some things of use to men; but their sinfulness is greater than their use." 6 For a full and fair account of the drunkenness...
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The Life of Mohammed: Founder of the Religion of Islam, and of the ..., Volume 2

George Bush - 1833 - 261 pages
...and of games of chance to his followers. " They will ask thee of wine and lots. Answer, In both these there is great sin, and also some things of use unto men ; hut their sinfulness is greater than their use."* The occasion of this prohibition seems to have...
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The Foreign Quarterly Review

adolphus richter - 1834
...the faithful ? " S. No : look to the book. " M. Here it is, read this passage in the second Surat. ' They will ask thee concerning wine and lots. Answer, in both there is great sin.'* " S. Continue the verse — ' and also some things of use unto men.' " M. I will, in my turn, read...
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A philosophical and statistical history of the inventions and customes of ...

Samuel Morewood - 1838 - 745 pages
...their moderate use is allowed by two passages in the same work. The words are, " They will ask you concerning wine and lots ; answer, in both there is...unto men ; but their sinfulness is greater than their iwe."t Again, " And of the fruit of palm trees, and of grapes, ye obtain an inebriating liquor and...
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A Philosophical and Statistical History of the Inventions and Customes of ...

Samuel Morewood - 1838 - 745 pages
...their moderate use is allowed by two passages in the same work. The words are, " They will ask you concerning wine and lots ; answer, in both there is...sin, and also some things of use unto men ; but their sinftilness is greater than their nse."f Again, " And of the fruit of palm trees, and of grapes, ye...
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A Sunday manual, used at the chapel in Beaumont square [by J.T.B. Beaumont].

John Thomas Barber Beaumont - 1840
...sweat of honest military and manly labours. MAHOMET (the Koran).—They will ask thee concerning wine H and lots; answer, in both there is great sin, and...; but their sinfulness is greater than their use. They will ask thee, also, what they shall bestow in alms; answer, what ye have to spare. Thus God sheweth...
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