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The Nile: Notes for Travellers in Egypt - Page 221
by Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - 1902 - 674 pages
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Observations in the East: Chiefly in Egypt, Palestine, Syria, and ..., Volume 2

John Price Durbin - 1845
...and evil works shall be weighed, and in the bridge Es-Sira't (which extends over the midst of hell, finer than a hair, and sharper than the edge of a sword), over which all must pass, and from which the wicked shall fall into hell. He believes, also, that they...
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History of the Most Important and Interesting Religious Events: Which Have ...

John Warner Barber - 1848 - 420 pages
...bridge called in Arabic Al Sirat, which, they say, is laid over the midst of hell, and described to be finer than a hair, and sharper than the edge of a sword ; so that it seems very difficult to conceive how any one shall be able to stand upon it. For this...
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Notes and Queries

1881
...thread," over which souls have to pass, seems to point to the Arabic tradition of the bridge of Al Sirát, which is laid over the midst of hell, and is finer than a hair and sharper than the edge of a sword, across which all have to pass ere they enter paradise or hell. It' is important to know whether the...
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History of the Most Important and Interesting Religious Events

John Warner Barber - 1851 - 412 pages
...bridge called in Arabic M Sirat, which, they say, is laid over the midst of hell, and described to be finer than a hair, and sharper than the edge of a sword ; so that it seems very difficult to conceive how any one shall be able to stand upon it. For this...
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A Theological Dictionary, Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms ...

Charles Buck - 1851 - 631 pages
...called in Arabic Al Sirat, which, they say, is laid over the midst of hell, and describe to !'•• finer than a hair, and sharper than the edge of a sword ; so that it seems very difficult to conceive how any one shall be able to stand upon it; for which...
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History of the Most Important and Interesting Religious Events: Which Have ...

John Warner Barber - 1851 - 412 pages
...bridge called in Arabic Al Sirat, which, they say, is laid over the midst of hell, and described to be finer than a hair, and sharper than the edge of a sword ; so that it seems very difficult to conceive how any one shall be able to stand upon it. For this...
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Cyclopædia of Religious Denominations: Containing Authentic Accounts of the ...

1853 - 359 pages
...called in the Arabic Al Serat, which is described as spanning the gulf of hell, and so narrow that it is " finer than a hair, and sharper than the edge of a sword," and that the former angel, who represents the Divine Mercy, will hold a balance in his hand to weigh...
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Chambers's Information for the People: A Popular Encyclopedia, Volume 2

William Chambers - 1853
...called in Arabic í.'í .ST.ÍÍ, which they say is laid over the midst of hell, and describe to be finer than a hair and sharper than the edge of a sword." degree» of sinners. The first is designed to receive thr wicked Mohammedans, the second for the Jews,...
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The Rambler, a Catholic journal of home and foreign literature [&c ..., Volume 2

1854
...believing genii accompany the good to Paradise. All alike, however, have to cross a certain bridge, finer than a hair and sharper than the edge of a sword. The good cross it in safety, the wicked fall from it into the hell which yawns beneath. The Mahometan Paradise...
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The Travels and Adventures of Celebrated Travelers in the Principal ...

Henry Howe - 1854 - 804 pages
...and evil works shall be weighed, and fn the bridge Ea-Sirat (which extends over the midst of hell, finer than a hair, and sharper than the edge of a sword,) over which all must pass, and from which the wicked shall fall into hell. He believes also that they...
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