PRINCIPAL MATTERS CONTAINED IN THE KORAN
AND THE NOTES THEREON.
AARON, vide Moses.
Al Abbâs, one of Mohammeds uncles, taken at Bedr, and obliged to ransom himself, 132,
n.; professes Islâm, 133, n.; confesses a passage of the Korân to be fulfilled in
respect to himself, 133, n.; remarkable for his loud voice, 137, n.
Abdalhareth, a son of Adam, so named Abdallah Dhulbajadin, 146, n.
Abdallah Ebn Obba Solûl, the hypocrite, admired for his person and eloquence, 406, n.;
threatens to drive Mohammed from Medina, ib.; raises and inflames a scandalous
story of Ayesha, 264, n.; is present at an interview between Mohammed and his
adversaries, 312, n.; occasions a quarrel, 382, n.; promises to assist the Nadirites,
but fails them, 406, n.; endeavours to debauch Mohammeds men at Ohod, 45, n.;
excused from going on the expedition to Tabûc, 140, n.; desires Mohammeds
prayers in his last sickness, 144; and to be buried in the prophets shirt, 144, n.
Abdallah Ebn Omm Machîm, a blind man, occasions a passage of the Korân, 437, n.
Abdallah Ebn Rawâha, rebukes Ebn Obba, 382, n.
Abdallah Ebn Saad, one of Mohammeds amanuenses, imagines himself inspired, and
corrupts the Korân, 97, n.; apostatizes and is proscribed, but escapes with life, ib.
Abdallah Ebn Salâm, a Jew, intimate with Mohammed, his honesty, 40, n.; supposed to
have assisted in composing the Korân, 203, n.; confounded by Dr. Prideaux with
Salmân, the Persian, ib.; commended for his knowledge and faith, 71.
Abd Menâf, a dispute between his descendants and the Sahmites, 454, n.
Abdalrahmân Ebn Awf, one of Mohammeds first converts, P. D., 33; an instance of his
charity, 143, n.
Abel, vide Cain; his ram sacrificed by Abraham, 337, n.
Abraha al Ashram, King of Yaman, his expedition against Mecca; the occasion, and success
thereof, 455, n., &c.
Abraham, the patriarch, an idolater in his youth, 95, n.; how he came to the knowledge of the
true God, ib.; demolishes the idols of the Chaldeans, 245; preaches to his people,
298; his religion commended, 14, 15, 42, 104; disputes with Nimrod, 28; escapes
the fire into which he was thrown by Nimrods order, 246; his praying for his father,
148, 408; desires to be convinced of the resurrection, 28; his sacrifice of birds, 29;
entertains the angels, 165, 386; receives the promise of Isaac, 165; called the friend
of God, 67; is miraculously supplied by the changing of sand into meal, ib. n.; his
sacrifice of his son, 337; praises God for Ismael and Isaac, 189; commanded,
together with Ismael, to build and cleanse the Caaba, 14; prays to God to raise up a
prophet of their seed, and for the plenty and security of Mecca, ib.; bequeaths the
religion of Islâm to his children, ib.
Abu Amer, vide Amer, &c.
Ad, a potent tribe of Arabs, destroyed for their infidelity, 111, 258, 278, 356, 373, 367,
446. Vide Hûd.
Adam, traditions concerning his creation, 4, n., 208, n., 432, n.; worshipped by the angels,
4, 105, 192, 212, 221, 343; his fall, 5, 106; repents and prays, 5; meets Eve at
Mount Arafat, 5, n.; retires with her to Ceylon, ib.; their stature, ib.; his posterity
extracted from his loins by God to acknowledge him for their Lord, 122, n.; names
his eldest son as directed by the devil, 124, n.
Adoption creates no matrimonial impediment, 312.
Adulterers, Mohammeds sentence against them, 34, 78, n.
Adultery, its punishment, 34, 57; what evidence required to convict a woman of it, 55.
Adversaries, the dispute of two terminated by David, 341.
Ahmed, the name under which Mohammed was foretold by Christ, 410.
Al Ahkâf, the habitation of the Adites, 371.
Aila, or Elath, the Sabbath-breakers there changed into apes, 8, 121.
Al Akhnas, a hypocrite, 22, n., 420, n.
Alexander, vide Dhulkarnein.
Ali is sent to Mecca to publish part of the Korân, 134, n.; the abstinence and charity of him
and his family, 432, n.
Allât, an idol of the Koreish, 67, 390.
Alms recommended, 6, 13, 23, 102, 141; the punishment of not giving alms, in the next
life, 50, n.
Amena, Mohammeds mother; he is not permitted to pray for her, 148.
Amer and Arbad attempt to kill Mohammed, and their punishment, 182, n.
Amer (Abu), a Christian monk, and violent enemy to Mohammed, 147, n.
Amer (Banu), their abstinence on the pilgrimage, 107, n.
Ammâr Ebn Yâser tortured by the Koreish on account of his fatih, 204, n.
Amru Ebn Lohai, the great introducer of idolatry among the Arabs, 102, 151, n.
Amru (Banu) build a mosque at Koba, 147, n.
Anam, the name of Lokmâns son, 307, n.
Angel of death, vide Azraïl.
Angels, their original, 105, 343; worship Adam, vide Adam; impeccable, 221, n.; of
different forms and orders, 326; not the objects of worship, 256; nor ought to be
hated, 11; the number of them which support Gods throne, 422; are deputed to
take an account of mens actions, 384; some of them appointed to take the souls of
men, 436; to preside over hell, and to keep guard against the devils, 430; assist the
Moslems at Bedr, 32, 131; believed by the Arabs to be daughters of God, 67,
199, &c.; appear to Abraham and Lot, 165, 166, 386.
Animals, irrational, will be raised at the resurrection and judged, 92, n.; created of water, 268.
Ans Ebn al Nadar, his behaviour at Ohod, 46, n.
Ansârs, or helpers, who, 146, n.; three of them excommunicated for refusing to attend
Mohammed to Tabûc, 148.
Ants, the valley of, 284; their queens speech to them on the approach of Solomons army,
Apostles were not believed who wrought miracles, 50; those before Mohammed accused
likewise of imposture, 51, 91; of Christ, 38; two of them sent to preach at Antioch,
Apparel, what kind ought to be worn by those who approach the divine presence, 107.
Arabians, their acuteness, 104; their customs in relation to divorce, 312, n.; to adoption, ib.;
in burying their daughters alive, 101, 438; their superstitions in relation to eating, 101,
&c., 270; and in relation to cattle, 67, 86; used to worship naked, and why, 107, n.;
their injustice to orphans and women, 68, n.; deem the birth of a daughter a
misfortune, 199, n.; the reconciliation of their tribes deemed miraculous, 132, n.; quit
their new religion in great numbers on Mohammeds death, 80.
Arabs of the Desert more obstinate, 145.
Al Arâf, what, 105, n.
Arafat, Mount, why so called, 5, n.; the procession thereto, 21.
Arabad, vide Amer.
Al Arem, the inundation of, 323, n.
Ark of Israel taken by the Amalekites, 17, n.
Arrows for divination forbidden, 84.
Al As Ebn Wayel, an enemy of Mohammeds, 194, 232.
Asaf, Solomons vizir, 312, n.
Asem, his charity, 143, n.
Ashadd (Abul), his extraordinary strength, 447, n.
Ashama, king of Ethiopia, embraces Mohammedism, 83, n.; prayed for after his death by
Asia, the wife of Pharaoh, marytred by her husband for believing in Moses, 417, n.; is taken
alive into paradise, ib.; one of the four perfect women, 418.
Aslam, 378, n.
Astrology, hinted at, 52.
Al Aswad al Ansi, the false prophet, 80, n.
Al Aswad Ebn Abd Yaghuth, al Aswad Ebn al Motalleb, two of Mohammeds enemies,
Aws and Khazraj, their enmity, 43, n.
Ayesha, Mohammeds wife; the story of her accusation, 263, n.
Azraïl, the angel of death, why appointed to that office, 4, n.; a story of him and Solomon,
Azer, the name given to Terah, Abrahams father, 95, n.
BAAL, the chief idol of the Chaldeans, 245, n.
Babel, the tower of, destroyed, 197, n.
Backbiting, vide Slander.
Bakhtnasr, vide Nebuchadnezzar.
Balaam, his punishment for cursing the Israelites, 122, n.
Balkîs, queen of Saba, visits Solomon, and her reception, 286; her legs hairy, ib.; marries
Barnabas, his apocryphal gospel, some extracts thence, 38, n., 106, n.
Al Barzakh, what, 261, n.
Becca, the same with Mecca, 42.
Becr (Abu) attends Mohammed in his flight from Mecca, 139, n.; bears testimony to the
truth of Mohammeds journey to heaven, 211, n.; his wager with Obba Ebn Khalf,
302, n.; strikes a Jew on the face for speaking irreverently of God, 51, n.; gives all he
has towards the expedition of Tabûc, 144, n.; purchases Belâl, 448, n.; commpared
to Abraham, 132, n.
Bedr, Mohammeds victory there, 32, 45, &c.
Bees, made use of as a similitude, 200.
Believers; the sincere ones, described, 256; their reward, 60; their sentence, 108.
Benjamin, son of Jacob, 176, &c.
Birds, omens taken from them, 208, n.
Blessed, their future happiness described, 333, 366.
Blood forbidden, 18.
Boâth, the battle of, 43, n.
Bodeil, a dispute concerning his effects, occasions a passage of the Korân, 86.
Boheira, the monk, 203.
Bribery to pervert justice forbidden, 20.
Burden, every soul to bear its own, 327.
CAAB Ebn al Alshraf, a Jew, Mohammeds inveterate enemy, 40, n., 184, n.; slain by his
means, ib., 404, n.; mistaken by Dr. Prideaux for another person, 41, n.
Caab Ebn Asad, persuades the Jews in league with Mohammed to desert him, 315, n.
Al Caaba, appointed for a place of worship, 141, 252; built and cleansed by Abraham
and Ismael, 14; the keys of it returned to Othmân Ebn Telha, 60, n.
Cafûr, a fountain in paradise, 432.
Cain and Abel, their sacrifices, 76; Cain kills his brother, 77; instructed by a raven to bury
Caleb, vide Joshua.
Calf, the golden, of what and by whom made, 6; animated, ib.; worshipped by the
Calumny forbidden, 70.
Camels, an instance of Gods wisdom, 445; appointed for sacrifice, 434; Jacob abstains
from their flesh and milk, 42, n.
Canaan, an unbelieving son of Noah, 162; caravans of purveyors sent out by the Koreish,
Carrion forbidden to be eaten, 18.
Cattle, their use, 102, 354; superstitions of the old Arabs concerning them, 86, 102, &c.
Al Cawthar, a river in paradise, 457.
Ceylon, the Isle of, vide Serendib.
Charity recommended, 58, 432.
Chastity commended, 74.
Children, to inherit their parents substance, 25, 53.
Christ, vide Jesus.
Christians declared infidels, 75; and enemies of the Moslems, ib. Vide Jews.
Collars to be worn by the unbelievers in the life to come, 181.
Commandments given the Jews, 215, n.
Commerce from God, 258.
Companions of God, what, 101.
Congealed blood, the matter of which man is created, 450.
Contracts to be performed, 73.
Cow ordered to be sacrificed by the Israelites, 8.
Creation, some account of it, 355.
Crimes to be punished with death, 209.
DAVID kills Goliah, 27, 207; his extraordinary devotion, 340; the birds and mountains sing
praises with him, 322; makes breastplates, 27; his repentance for taking the wife of
Uriah, 341; his and Solomons judgment, 247.
Days appointed to commemorate God, 252.
Dead body raised to life by a part of the sacrificed Cow, 8.
Debtors to be mercifully dealt with, 30.
Devil, vide Eblis and Satan; the occasion of his fall, 5, 105.
Devils included under the name Genii, 100; the patrons of unbelievers, 50, 107, 282; their
plot to defame Solomon, 12; were permitted to enter all the seven heavens till the
birth of Christ, 192.
Dhulkarnein, who he was, 225, n.; builds a wall to prevent the incursions of Gog and
Dhulkefl, the prophet, opinions concerning him, 248; saves a hundred Israelites from
Dhulnûn, vide Jonas.
Dhu Nowâs, king of Yaman, a Jew, persecutes the Christians, 442.
Disputes to be carried on with mildness, 300.
Ditch, War of the, 313.
Divorce, laws concerning it, 24, 54, 318, 414.
Dogs, &c., allowed to be trained up for hunting, 74.
Al Dorâb, the celestial mode of the Caaba, 388, n.
Drink of the damned, 94.
Dying persons, what part of the Korân is usually read to them, 330, n.
EARTH, its creation, 355; remonstrates against the creation of man, 4, n.; is kept steady by
the mountains, 196, 307.
Earthquake, a sign of the approach of the last day, 452.
Eblis refuses to worship Adam at Gods command, and why, 5, 105, 102, 212, 221; his
sentence, ib.; occasions the fall of Adam, ib.
Eden, the meaning of the word in Arabic, 143.
Edris, supposed to be the same with Enoch, 230.
Education makes a man an infidel, 305.
Elephant, War of the, 455.
Elias, vide al Khedr.
Elisha the prophet, 96.
Enoch, vide Edris.
Entering into houses and apartments abruptly forbidden, 265, 269.
Envy forbidden, 58.
Esop, vide Lokmân.
Eucharist, seems to have occasioned a fable in the Korân, 88.
Eve, vide Adam.
Evidence, vide Witness.
Evil, vide Good.
Examination of the sepulchre, 121, n.
Exhortation to the worship of God, 350; to a good life, 168.
Ezekiel raises the dry bones, 26.
Ezra and his ass restored to life after they had been dead a hundred years, 28; called by
the Jews the son of God, and why, 127
FAITH must accompany good works, 160; the reward of those who fight for it, 62, 127,
135, 139, 207, 375, 409, &c.; apostates from it to be put to death, 209; partial faith
not sufficient, 69, n.
Famine afflicts the Meccans, 259; ceases at Mohammeds intercession, 260.
Fast of Ramadân instituted, 19.
Fâtema, Mohammeds daughter, one of the four perfect women, 418, n.; favoured of God
like the Virgin Mary, 36, n.; her charity, 432, n.
Al Fâtiha, the first chapter of the Korân, often repeated by the Mohammedans in their
prayers, I, n.
Fidelity recommended, 135.
Figs, their virtues, 449, n.
Fire, the manner of striking it in the east, 334, n.
Fishing allowed during the pilgrimage, 85.
Flood, vide Noah.
Food, what kinds are forbidden, 18, 73, 100, 102, 205, 270.
Forbidden fruit, what, 5, n.
Forgiveness, to whom it belongs, 316.
Al Forkân, one of the names of the Korân, 271, n.
Fornication forbidden, 55, 57; its punishment, 55, 57, 262.
Fountain of molten brass flows for Solomon, 322.
Fountains of paradise, 432, 433, 440.
Friday, set apart by Mohammed for public worship, and why, 411, n.
Friendship with unbelievers forbidden, 80.
Fruits of the earth, their production an instance of Gods power, 98.
Fugitives for the sake of religion shall be provided for and rewarded, 65, 255.
GABRIEL revealed the Korân to Mohammed, 12; assists the Moslems at Bedr, 32;
appears to Zacharias, 36, n.; the angel of revelations, 12, n.; the enemy of the Jews,
ib.; appears twice to Mohammed in his proper form, 390; appears to the Virgin
Mary, and causes her to conceive, 228; the dust of his horses feet animate the
golden calf, 239; generally appeared to Mohammed in a human form, 90;
commanded to assist Mohammed against the Koreish, 194, n.; orders Mohammed
to go against the Koradhites, 315, n.
Gaming forbidden, 23, 84.
Gânem (Banu) build a mosque with an ill design, which is burnt, 147, n.
Garden, story of the, 420.
Genii, what, 98, n.; some of them converted on hearing the Korân, 426.
God, proofs of his existence, 303; his omnipresence asserted, 403; his omnipotence, 28,
399; his power and providence conspicuous in his works, 17, 159, 369, 434; his
omniscience asserted, 66, 321, 358; knoweth the secrets of mens hearts, 288; and
of futurity, 427; five things known to him alone, 309, n.; his goodness set forth, 22,
150, 195, 391, 394; in sending the scriptures and prophets, 22, 100; the author of
all good, 201; his word, laws, and sentence unalterable, 99, 304, 384; his mercy set
forth, 46, 275, 294, 361, 390; the only giver of victory, 46, 303; his promise to the
righteous, 306; who acceptable to him, 136; ruleth the heart of man, 128; his tribunal,
28; his throne, 159; praiseworthy, 201, 443; his attributes, 123, n.; ought not to be
frequently sworn by, 24; hath no issue, 14, 155, 261; nor similitude, 307, 344;
rested not the seventh day through weariness, 385; his worship recommended, ib.;
his fear recommended, 153.
Gog and Magog, 225, 249.
Goliah, vide Jalût.
Good works, who shall be redeemed by them, 399, n.
Good and evil both from God, 62.
Gospel, vide Jesus.
Greaves (Mr.), a mistake of his, 445, n.
Greeks overcome the Persians, 302.
Gudarz, the name of Nebuchadnezzar, 207, n.
HABIB, his martyrdom, 331, n.
Hâfedha, an idol of Ad, 111, n.
Haman, Pharaohs chief minister, 290, 293.
Hamza, Mohammeds uncle, killed at Ohod, 45, n.; his body abused, 296, n.
Handha Ebn Safwân, a prophet, 254, n., 273, n.
Hareth (Abu), a Christian bishop, disputes with Mohammed, 39, n.
Haretha (Banu), reproached by Mohammed for flying in battle, 314.
Harût and Marût, two angels, their story and punishment, 12.
Hasan, the son of Ali, an instance of his moderation and generosity, 46, n.
Hateb Ebn Abi Baltaa sends a letter discovering Mohammeds design against Mecca,
which is intercepted, 407, n.
Al Hâwiyat, the name of an apartment in hell, 453, n.
Heathens, justice not to be observed with regard to them according to the Jews, 41.
Heavens, the Mohamedan belief concerning them, 257, n.; guarded by angels, 426; and
earth manifest Gods wisdom, 242; will fall at the last day, 256.
Al Hejr, the habitation of the Thamudites, 191.
Hell torments described, 252, 398, 434; the portion of unbelievers, 44, 160; prepared for
those who choose the pomp of this life, 160; and hoard up money, 138; shall not
hurt the believers, 231, n.; will be dragged towards Gods tribunal at the last day,
446, n.; and will then be filled, 384, n.
Al Hodeibiya, the trial there, 85; the expedition thither, 378, &c.
Holy Spirit, who is meant thereby, 10, n.
Honein, the battle of, 136.
Honey, an excellent medicine, 200.
Hospitality recommended, 58.
Al Hotama, the name of an apartment in hell, 455.
Hûd, the prophet, his story, 111. See Ad.
Hunting and fowling forbidden during the pilgrimage, 73, 85.
Husband, his superiority over the wife, 24; his duty to her, 24, &c.; difference between
them to be reconciled by friends, 58, 68. See Divorce, Wives, Marriage, &c.
Hypocrites described, 412, &c.; their sentence, 142.
IDOLATERS compared to brutes, 274; to a spider, 300; not to be prayed for while such,
148; their sentence, 108.
Idolatry, the heinousness thereof, 23; unpardonable, if not repented of, 59.
Idols, their insignificancy, 18, 256, 305, 324; will appear as witnesses against their
worshippers, 153; worshipped by the antediluvians, 425.
Ilhiz, a sort of food used by the Arabs in time of scarcity, 260, n.
Illiyyûn, the meaning of the word, 440, n.
Ilyasin, who, 338, n.
Imâm, the meaning of the word, 14, n.
Immodesty condemned, 266.
Immunity declared to the idolaters for four months, 134.
Imposture charged on all the prophets, 259.
Imrân, father of the Virgin Mary, 32; whether Mohammed confounded him with the father of
Moses and Miriam, 34, n.
Infidels, how they will appear at the last day, 91; will drink boiling water, 94;
would have believed, had the Korân been revealed to some great man, 364; if not
convinced by the Korân, will not be convinced by miracles, 99; have some notion of
a future state, 288; their blasphemy, 339; to be made war upon, 20, 22; those who
die such not to be prayed for, 144, 148; forbidden to approach Mecca, 137.
Inheritances, laws relating thereto, 54, 72.
Injury, to forgive the same is meritorious, 361.
Intercalation of a month forbidden, 139.
Irem, the city of Ad, 445.
Iron, its usefulness, 401; some utensils of that metal brought by Adam down from paradise,
Isaac promised, 165; his birth, ib.
Islâm the proper name of the Mohammedan religion, 33, n.; the only true religion, 43; the
only religion till the death of Abel, 151.
Ismael, vide Abraham.
Israelites, their males slain by Pharaoh, 6; pass the Red Sea, 118; Gods goodness to
them, ib., 370; miraculously fed in the wilderness, 121; lust for the herbs of Egypt, 7;
worship the golden calf, 6, 11, 119; their punishment, 6, 10; change the word put
into their mouth at Jericho, 7, 121; commanded to sacrifice a red cow, 8, &c.; demand
to see God, and their punishment, 70; refuse to enter the Holy Land, and their
punishment, 76; their transgression, 207; desire a king, 26; cursed by David and
Jesus, 83. Vide Jews.
JACOB bequeaths the religion of Islâm to his children, 15; grows blind by weeping for the
loss of Joseph, 178; recovers his sight by means of Josephs garment, and goes
into Egypt, 179.
Jadd Ebn Kais, 140, n.
Jahl (Abu), a great enemy of Mohammed, 251; his injustice to an orphan, 457, n.; terrified,
seeing Mohammed at prayers, 450; his advice concerning Mohammed, 129, n.;
slain at Bedr, 131, n.
Al Jallâs Ebn Soweid, 143, n.
Jalût, or Goliah, sent against the Israelites, 207, n.; slain by David, 27.
Al Jassâsa, the beast which will appear at the approach of the last day, 288, n.
Jesus promised to Mary, 36; his miraculous birth, 36; compared to Adam, 39; speaks in his
mothers womb, 57; and in his cradle, ib.; the apostle of the Jews, ib.; animates a
bird of clay, when a child, ib., n.; performs several miracles, but not by his own
power, ib.; raises three persons to life, ib.; causes a table with provisions to
descend from heaven, 88; his miracles deemed sorcery, 87; rejected by the Jews,
38; sends two of his disciples to Antioch, who work miracles, 330; a curse
denounced against those who believe not on him, 39; the Jews lay a plot for his life,
but are disappointed, 38; not really crucified, ib., 70; whether he died or not, 38; not
God nor equal to God, 75, 138; but an apostle only, 83, 27, 365; the Word of God,
36; various opinions concerning him, 229; will descend on earth before the
resurrection, and kill Antichrist, &c., 71, 365.
Jethro, vide Shoaib.
Jews, vide Israelites; particularly applied to, 5, 13; accused of having corrupted the
scriptures and of stifling passages, 5, n., 40, 59; accuse the Virgin Mary of fornication,
70, n.; plot against Jesus, 38; their unbelief, 11, 69, n.; covetous of life, 11;
reproved for warring against one another, 10; proof required by them of a prophets
mission, 51; their punishments at different times for neglect of their religion, 81;
metamorphosed into apes and swine for their infidelity, 8, 81, 88; pretend their
punishment in hell shall be short, 10, 34; their law confirmed by Jesus and the Korân,
79; their laws concerning food, 103; dispute with the Mohammedans concerning
Gods favour, 252; Mohammed refuses to decide a controversy between them, 80;
league with the Koreish against Mohammed, 60; demand that Mohammed cause a
book to descend from heaven, 70; a controversy between a Jew and a
Jews and Christians accused of condemning one another, 13; and of corrupting the
scriptures, 40; guilty of two extremes as to their opinion of Christ, 72; none of them
shall die before he believes in Christ, 70; their different behaviour to the Moslems,
83; to be protected on payment of tribute, 137.
Job, his story, 247, 342.
John, the son of Zacharias, his character, 36; his murder revenged on the Jews by
Nebuchadnezzar, 207; the miracle of his blood, ib.
Jonâda first practises the intercalation of a month among the Arabs, 139.
Jonas, his story, 157, 338, 421; called Dhulnûn, 248.
Joseph, his story, 169, &c.
Joshua and Caleb sent as spies into the land of Canaan, 76.
Journey, Mohammeds to heaven, 207.
Jowâdh (Abul), the hypocrite, finds fault with Mohammeds distribution of the spoils at
Judgment (day of), the Mohammedan tradition concerning it, 34; described, 272, 388, 392,
422, 438; the signs of its approach, 376, 438, 250, n.; called the Hour, 91; unknown
to any besides God, 123; will come suddenly, ib.; and inevitably, 154, 396.
Al Judi, the mountain whereon Noahs ark rested, 162.
Just and unjust, the difference between them, 360.
AL KADR, the name of the night on which the Korân came down from heaven, 451.
Kail sent to Mecca to obtain rain for Ad, 111, n.
Kârûn (or Corah), his story and fearful end, 295, &c.
Kebla, the part towards which the Mohammedans turn in prayer, 42, n.; indifferent, 13,
changed from Jerusalem to Mecca, 15, 16.
Kendah a tribe who used to bury their daughters alive, 101, n.
Keys of knowledge (the five), 309, n.
Khadijah, Mohammeds wife, one of the four perfect women, 417, n
Khaibar, the expedition thither, 378, n.
Khaithama (Abu), a story of him, 149, n.
Khâled Ebn al Walîd puts Mohammeds horse to flight at the battle of Ohod, 47, n.;
demolishes the idol of al Uzza, 347, n.; drives Acrema and his men into Mecca, 380,
Khantala, vide Handha.
Khawla bint Thalâba, her case occasions a passage of the Korân, 402.
Khazraj, vide Aws.
Al Khedr, the prophet, his adventures with Moses, 223, &c.
Khobaib, his martyrdom, 204, n.
Khozâa (the tribe of) held the angels to be the daughters of God, 243, n.
Kitfîr, Josephs master, 171, n.
Koba, Mohammed founds a mosque there, 147, n.
Kobeis (Abu), a mountain near Mecca, whence Abraham proclaimed the pilgrimage, 252,
Korân, the signification of the word, 169, n.; by whom composed, 203, n.; twenty-three
years in completing, 273, n.; could not be composed by any besides God, 153;
men and genii defied to produce a chapter like it, ib., 214; no forgery, 422; sent
down by God himself, 99; its excellency, 43, n., 296, 358; consonant to scripture,
160, 294; no revelation more evident, 123; contains all things necessary, 92, 202; all
differences to be decided by it, 61; its contents partly literal and partly figurative, 32;
traduced by the unbelievers, 271; as a piece of sorcery, 150, as a poetical
composition, 333; as a pack of fables, 196; the sentence of those who believe not
in it, 370; when revealed, 369; not liable to corruption, 158; ought not to be touched
by the unclean, 398.
Koreidha (tribe of), their destruction, 315, n.
Koreish (the tribe of), their nobility, 49, 456; their enmity to Mohammed, 100, n.; demand
miracles of him, 184; threaten him for abusing their gods, 347; propound three
questions to him, 214; some of them attempt to kill him, but are struck blind, 330;
lose seventy of their principal men at Bedr, 32, 131; persecute Mohammeds
followers, 198; plagued with famine, 260, n.; and several diseases, 194;
their manner of praying, 129; make a truce with Mohammed, 380, n.; violate the truce
and lose Mecca, 377, n.
Kosai names his sons from four idols, 124, n.; the Koreish demand him to be raised to life
by Mohammed, 128, n.
LAHEB (ABU), Mohammeds uncle, and bitter enemy, 459, n.; his and his wifes
Lapwing gives Solomon an account of the city of Saba, 284; carries a Letter from him to the
queen, ib.; her sagacity in finding water, ib.
Last day, vide Judgment.
Law given to Moses, 6; confirmed by Jesus, 37; and the Korân, 5.
Laws relating to inheritances, 54, 72; legacies, 19, 86; to divorce, vide Divorce; to murder,
vide Murder, &c.
Laws of Moses and Jesus set aside by the Korân, 79, n.
Laws of God, the punishment of those who conceal them, 51, n.
Lazarus raised, 37, n.
Legs made bare, the meaning of that expression, 421, n.
Leith (Banu) thought it unlawful to eat alone, 270.
Letters, initial, explained, 105, n.
Life to come, how expressed in Arabic, 2, n.
Lobâba (Abu), his treachery, 128, n.
Lokmân, his history, 306; whether the same with Esop, 307.
Lot, his story, 113, 165; his wifes infidelity, 417.
Lote-tree in heaven, 390.
Lots forbidden, 23, 84.
MADIAN, a city of Hejâz, 113; its inhabitants destroyed, 281.
Magog, vide Gog.
Malec, the principal angel who has the charge of hell, 366.
Malec Ebn al Seif, a Jew, 40, n.
Man, his wonderful formation, 345; created various ways, 250; shall be rewarded according
to his deserts, 58; ought to be thankful for the good things of this life, 333; his
ingratitude to God, 305; his presumption in undertaking to fulfil the laws of God, 351;
why destroyed, 169.
Manna given to the Israelites, 7.
Marriage, laws relating thereto, 56, 266; Mohammeds privileges as to marriage, 318, &c.;
apt to distract a man from his duty, 413.
Martyrs, not dead but living, 17; the sufferings of two Mohammedans, 204.
Marût, vide Harût.
Mary, the Virgin, her story, 228, &c.; free from original sin, 35, miraculously fed, ib.; one of
the four perfect women, 418, n.; calumniated by the Jews, 70; a woman of veracity,
Al Mashér al Harâm, 21.
Masúd (Ebn), a tradition of his in relation to Pharaoh, 353.
Maturity of age, 54.
Measure ought to be just, 114, 440.
Mecca, the security and plenty of that city, 42. See Caaba.
Meccans, their idolatry and superstitions condemned, 101, 301; imagined their idols
interceded for them with God, 150; reproached for their ingratitude, 188; threatened
with destruction, 356; require Mohammed to show them the angels, 99, n.; send
their poor out of the city to Mohammed, 93, n.; hold a council and conspire
Mohammeds destruction, 128, n.; applied indecent circumstances to God, 199, n.;
chastised with famine and sword, 348, n.;
promised rain on their embracing Islâm, 426, n.
Medina, its inhabitants reproved for declining the expedition of Tabûc, 149.
Menât, an idol of the Meccans, 67, 390.
Merwa, vide Safâ.
Mestah, one of the accusers of Ayesha, 265, n.
Midian, vide Madian.
Michael the friend of the Jews, 11, n.
Milk, its production wonderful, 199.
Mina, the valley of, 21.
Miracles required of Mohammed, 184, n., 215, n., 430.
Months, sacred, to be observed, 20, 73, 85, 139.
Moon split in sunder, 391.
Mohâjerîn, or refugees, who, 146, n.
Mohammed promised to Adam, 5; foretold by Christ, 410; expected by Jews and
Christians, 451; sent at forty years of age, 151, n.; complained of by the Koreish to
his uncle, Abu Taleb, 340, n.; his revelations ridiculed by the Meccans, 152, n.; his
journey to heaven, 206; enters into a league with those of Medina, 128, n.;
discovers the conspiracy of the Meccans against his life, 129, n.; gains some
proselytes of the genii by reading the Korân, 374, n.; sent as a mercy to all
creatures, 249; the illiterate prophet, 120; excuses his inability to work miracles, 99,
182; his promise to those who fly for religion, 301, n.; accused of injustice in dividing
the spoils, 48, 141; flies to Medina, 139; foretells the victory at Bedr, 393, n.; an
account of that victory, 32, 125, &c.; loses the battle of Ohod, where he is in danger
of his life, 45; reported to be slain, 46, n.; lays the fault on his men for disobeying his
orders, 47; endeavours to quiet their murmurs for that misfortune, 46, &c.; goes to
meet the Koreish at Bedr according to their challenge, 49, n.; foretells the battle of the
ditch, 315; the fear of his men at that battle, ib.; his men swear fidelity to him at al
Hodeibiya, 379, n.; his generosity, 380; makes a truce with the Koreish for ten years,
ib.; his courage at the battle of Honein, 137, n.; expostulates with his followers on
their unwillingness to go on the expedition to Tabûc, 140, &c.; some account of that
expedition, 113, n.; a conspiracy to kill him, 143, n., 330, n.; another attempt on his
life, from which he is miraculously preserved, 74, n.; is almost prevailed on by the
Jews to go into Syria, 213, n.; reproves the hypocritical Moslems, 62; his mercy to
the disobedient, 48; his wives demand a better allowance, on which he offers them
a divorce, 316; they choose to stay with him, and he lays down some rules for their
behaviour, ib.; the Jews reproach him on account of the number of his wives, 185,
n.; his privileges in that and some other respects, 318, &c.; his divorced wives or
widows not to marry again, 319; his amour with Mary, an Egyptian slave, 415;
disputes in a Jewish synagogue, 34, n.; decides a controversy in favour of a Jew
against a Mohammedan, 61, n.; reprehended for a rash judgment, 66, n.; not
allowed to pray for reprobate idolaters, 148; utters blasphemy through
inadvertance, 255, n.; no revelation vouchsafed him for several days, 219, 449, n.;
enjoined to admonish his people, 388; his near relation to the believers, 312;
demands respect and obedience from them, 270, 403; challenges his opponents to
produce a chapter like the Korân, 3; put out of conceit with honey, 415, desires
nothing for his pains in preaching, 275; acknowledges himself a sinner, 376;
commanded to pray by night, 427; refuses the adoration of two Christians, 41, n.;
refuses to eat with an infidel, 272, in.; prophesies the defeat of the Persians by the
Romans, 302; reprehends his companions impatience, 297; and their imitating the
Christians, 84; speaks by revelation, 389; his dream at Bedr, 130; his dream at
Medina, 380; his doctrine compared with that of the other prophets, 372; is terrified
at the approach of Gabriel, 429; is reprehended for his neglect of a poor blind man,
437; demolishes the idols of Mecca, 214; warned to prepare for death, 458.
Mohammedans believe in all the scriptures and prophets without distinction, 15; forbidden
to hold friendship with infidels, 44, 80; the hypocritical threatened, 149; the lukewarm
deceive their own souls, 377; the sincere, their reward, 294, their description, 381.
Moseilama, the false prophet, 80, n.
Moses, his story, 115, &c., 233, &c., 276, &c., 289, &c.; his miraculous preservation in his
infancy, 235, &c.; the impediment in his speech, how occasioned, 234, n.; kills an
Egyptian, and flies into Midian, 291; is entertained by Shoaib, 292; receives his rod
from him, ib. n.; sees the fire in the bush, 283; is sent to Pharaoh, and receives the
power of working miracles, 215; his transactions in Egypt, 115, 156, &c.; brings
water from the rock, 7, 121, n., cleared from an unjust aspersion by a stones running
away with his clothes, 320, n.; treats with God, and receives the tables of the law
from him, 6, 118; breaks the tables, and is wroth with Aaron on account of the golden
calf, 120; threatens the people, ib.; part of his law rehearsed, 104; reproved for his
vanity, 222, n.; his expedition in search of al Khedr, ib.; his and Aarons relics in the
ark, 27; his law now corrupted, 34, n.
Moslems, vide Mohammedans.
Murder, laws concerning it, 19, 64, 77, 210, 255.
Musulman, whence the word comes, 14, n.
Mysteries, how expressed in Arabic, 2, n.
AL NADIR (the tribe of) expelled Arabia, 404, n.
Nebuchadnezzar takes Jerusalem, 207, n.
Night, part of it to be spent in prayer, 427.
Nimrod disputes with Abraham, 28; his tower, 196, n.; attempts to ascend to heaven, 246,
n.; his persecution of Abraham and his punishment, ib.
Noah, his story, 110, 160, 279, 298, 424, &c.; his prayer, 392; his wifes infideliity, 417.
Al Nodar, one of Mohammeds adversaries,
his opinion of the Korân, 90, n.; introduces a Persian romance as preferable to it,
OATH, an inconsiderate one, how to be expiated, 84; an extraordinary one, 445.
Oaths, cautions concerning them, 24; not to be violated, 202.
Obba Ebn Khalf disputes against the resurrection, 195, n.; his wager with Abu Becr, 302,
n.; is wounded by Mohammed, 272, n.
Oda Ebn Kais, an enemy of Mohammed, 194.
Offerings to God recommended, 253; a large one made by Mohammed, ib
Og, fables concerning him, 76
Ohod, the battle fought there, 45, n., 47
Okail (Abu), his charity, 144, n.
Okba Ebn Abi Moait professes Islâm and apostatizes, 272, n.; publicly abuses
Mohammed, ib.; taken and beheaded at Bedr, ib.
Olive-trees grow at Mount Sinai, 257.
Olivet (Mount), Christ taken thence by a whirlwind, 39, n.
Omar, his deciding a dispute between a Jew and a Mohammedan, 61, n.; compared to
Noah, 132, n.
Omm Salma, one of Mohammeds wives, 220, n.
Omeyya Ebn Abilsalt, 122, n.
Opprobrious language forbidden, 382.
Orphans not to be injured, 54, 449; a curse on those who defraud them, 23; to be
instructed in religion, 54.
Ostrichs egg, a fine womans skin compared to it, 335.
Othmân Ebn Affân sent by Mohammed to the Koreish, is imprisoned, 379, n.; contributes
largely to the expedition of Tabûc, 144, n.
Othmân Ebn Matûn, his conversion occasioned by a passage of the Korân, 202, n.
Othmân Ebn Telha has the keys of the Caaba returned to him by Mohammed, 60, n.;
embraces Mohammedism, ib
Oven, whence the first waters of the deluge poured forth, 161, n.
Ozair, vide Ezra.
PARABLES, 29, 188, 200, 220, 267, 341
Paraclete, the Mohammedan opinion concerning the person meant thereby, 410, n.
Paradise described, 184, 375, 395, &c.; where situate, 5, n.; its fruits, 3; the portion of the
Pardon will be granted to the penitent, 135.
Parents to be honoured, 209, 373; make their children infidels, 304.
Patience recommended, 53, 353; the sign of a true believer, 147, n.
Patriarchs before Moses neither Jews nor Christians, 15.
Pen with which Gods decrees are written, 419.
Penitent, their reward, 148.
Pentateuch, vide Law
Persecutors, their sentence, 442.
Persians overcome by the Greeks, 303, n.
Peter (St.), his stratagem to convert those of Antioch, 330, n.
Pharaoh, his story, 115, &c., 156, &c., 289; the common title of the kings of Egypt, 115; a
punishment used by him, 340; his presumption, 365.
Phineas Ebn Azura, a Jew, his dishonesty, 40; his indecent expressions concerning God,
51, 81, n.
Pico de Adam, vide Serendib.
Pilgrimage to Mecca commanded, 21; directions concerning it, 21, 42, 252, &c.
Pledges to be given where no contract in writing, 31.
Plurality of worlds, the belief thereof imputed to Mohammed, I, n.
Poets censured, 282.
Pomp of this life of no value, 294.
Polygamy, vide Marriage.
Prayer commanded and enforced, 6, 13, 241, 300, 303, &c.; directions concerning it, 52,
65, 74, 213, 216; not to be entered on by him who is drunk, 59; before reading the
Korân, 303; for the penitent, 348.
Predestination, 46, 208.
Pre-existence of souls a doctrine not unknown to the Mohammedans, 122, n.
Pride, abominable in the sight of God, 210.
Prideaux (Dr.) charges the Mohammedans with cruelty, without foundation, 405, n.
confounds Salmân with Abdallah Ebn Salâm, 203, n.; his partiality as to the story of
Abrahas overthrow, 456, n.; confounds Caab Ebn al Ashraf, the Jew, with Caab
Ebn Zohair, the poet, 41, n.; misled by Erpenius, 405, n.; misquotes a passage of
the Korân, 416, n.; mistaken in asserting Mohammed might marry his nieces, 318, n.
Prodigality, a crime, 209.
Prophets, their enemy will have God for his, 12; rejected and persecuted before
Mohammed, 91, 153; not chosen for their nobility or riches, 100. Vide Sinai.
Prosperity or adversity, no mark of Gods favour or disfavour, 446.
Punishments and blessings of the next life, 109; the manner, 138.
QUAILS given the Israelites, 7; what kind of birds they were, ib., n.
Quarrels between the true believers to be composed, 382; to be avoided on the
Quietism, Mohammedans no strangers to it, 446, n.
RAFE (ABU), a Jew, offers to worship Mohammed, 41.
Rahûn, vide Serendib.
Raïna, a word used by the Jews to Mohammed by way of derision, 13.
Al Rakim, what, 217.
Ramadân (the month) appointed for a fast, 19.
Ransom of captives disapproved, 132.
Al Rass, various opinions concerning it, 273, n.
Razeka, an idol of Ad, 111.
Religion, no violence to be used in it, 28;
what is the right, 452; fighting for it commanded and encouraged, 20, 47, 62, 127,
135, 137, 254, 410; divided into various sects, 259; harmony therein
recommended, 43; whether those of any religion may be saved, 8, n.
Repentance necessary to salvation, 55; a death-bed one ineffectual, ib.
Resurrection asserted, 211, 384, 431, 441; described, 261, 384; the signs of its approach,
431; its time known to God alone, 310.
Retaliation (the law of), 18.
Revelations in writinng given to several prophets, 2, n.; what are now extant according to
the Mohammedans, ib.
Revenge allowed, 255.
Riches will not gain a man admission into paradise, 325; employ a mans whole life, 454.
Right way, what the Mohammmedans so call, I, n.
Righteous, their reward, 152, 297, 311.
Righteousness, wherein it consists, 18.
Rites appointed in every religion, 256.
Rock, whence Moses produced water, 7.
SAAD Ebn Abi Wakkâs, 125, 297, n.
Saad Ebn Moadh, his severity, 132, n.; dooms the Koradhites to destruction, 315, n.
Saba, queen of, vide Balkîs.
Saba, the wickedness of his posterity, and their punishment, 323.
Sabbath, the transgression thereof punished, 121.
Safâ and Merwâ, mountains of, two monuments of God, 17.
Sasiya bint Hoyai, one of Mohammeds wives, 382, n.
Al Sâhira, one of the names of hell, 436, n.
Sâkia, an idol of Ad, 111
Sakhar, a devil, gets Solomons signet, and reigns in his stead. 342, n.; his punishment, ib.
Sâleh, the prophet, his story, 112, &c., 280, &c. Vide Thamûd.
Sâlema, an idol of Ad, 111.
Salsabil, a fountain in paradise, 433.
Salutation, mutual, recommended, 63.
Al Sâmeri, the maker of the golden calf, who, 6, n., 237, n.
Sarah, wife of Abraham, her laughing, 165.
Satan, his punishment for seducing our first parents, 106; believed to assist the Koreish,
Saul, his story, 26, &c.
Sects and their leaders shall quarrel at the resurrection, 18.
Sejâj, the prophetess, 80, n.
Sejjîn, what, 440, n.
Sennacherib, 207, n.
Separation, the day of, a name of the day of judgment, 368.
Serâb, what, 267.
Serendib, the isle of, Adam cast down thereon from paradise, 5, n.; the print of Adams foot
shown on a mountain there, ib.
Sergius, the monk, 203, n.
Serpent, his sentence for assisting in the seduction of man, 106, n.
Seventy Israelites demand to see God; are killed by lightning, and restored to life at the
prayer of Moses, 6.
Al Seyid al Najrâni, a Jew, offers to worship Mohammed, 41.
Shamhozai, a debauched angel, his penance, 12, n.
Shâs Ebn Kais, a Jew, promotes a quarrel between Aws and Khazraj, 43, n.
Schechinah, misinterpreted by the commentators, 27, n.
Sheddâd, son of Ad, makes a garden in imitation of paradise, 445, n.; is destroyed in going
to view it, ib.
Sheep, the prodigious weight of their tails in the east, 103, n.
Shem, raised to life by Jesus, 37, n.
Shoaib, the prophet, his story, 113, &c., 167.
Signs, the meaning of the word in the Korân. 5, n.
Al Sijil, the angel who takes an account of mens actions, 249.
Sin, the irremissible one, in the opinion of the Mohammedans, 10, n.; the seven deadly
sins, 57, n.
Sinai, Mount, lifted over the Israelites, 8, 11; the souls of all the prophets present at the
delivery of the law to Moses thereon, 41.
Simon the Cyrenæan, supposed to be crucified instead of Jesus, 38, n.
Sirius, or the greater dog-star, worshipped by the old Arabs, 381.
Slaves, how to be treated, 266; women not to be compelled to prostitute themselves,
Slander forbidden, 382; the punishment of those who slander the prophets, 143, 454.
Sleepers, the seven, their story, 216, &c.
Smoke, which will precede the day of judgment, 367.
Sodom and Gomorrah destroyed, 166.
Sofiân (Abu) commands the army of the Koreish at Ohod, 45; and the convoy of the
caravan at Bedr, 126; challenges Mohammed to meet him at Bedr a second time,
47, n.; but fails, 49, n.; embraces Mohammedism on the taking of Mecca, 408;
expostulates with Mohammed, 260.
Sohail Ebn Amru treats with Mohammed on behalf of the Koreish, 379.
Soheib flies to Medinna, 22.
Solomon succeeds David, 283; has power over the winds, 247, 342; his and Davids
judgment, 247; his manner of travelling, 284; what passed between him and the
queen of Saba, 284, &c.; a trick of the devils to blast his character, 12; cleared by
the mouth of Mohammed, ib.; orders several of his horses to be killed, because
they had diverted him from his prayers, 341; is deprived of his signet and his
kingdom for some days, 342; his death concealed for a year, and in what manner,
Sorâka Ebn Malec, the devil appears in his form, 131.
Soul, the origin of it, 214.
Spoils, laws concerning their division, 115, 130.
Stars darted at the devils, 192.
Stoning of adulterers, 34, n.
Striking, an epithet of the last day, 453.
Sura, or chapter of the Korân, 142.
Sun and moon, not to be worshipped, 357; are subject to God and the use of man, 109.
Swearer, a common, not to be obeyed, 420.
Swines flesh. Vide Food.
TABLE caused to descend form heaven by Jesus, 87; of Gods decrees, 92.
Tables of the law, 119.
Tabûc, the expedition of, 139.
Taghût, the meaning of the word, 28, n.
Tâleb (Abu), Mohammeds uncle, 148, n.; Mohammed refuses to pray for him on his dying
an infidel, ib.
Talût, vide Saul.
Tasnîm, a fountain in paradise, 440.
Tebâla and Jorash, their inhabitants embrace Mohammedism, 137.
Temple of Mecca, vide Caaba; of Jerusalem, built by genii, 322.
Thálaba grows suddenly rich on Mohammeds prayer for him, 143, n.; refusing to pay alms
is again reduced to poverty, ib.
Thakîf, the tribe of, demand terms of Mohammed, which are denied them, 213, n.
Thamûd, the tribe of, their story and destruction, 111, 254, 258, 356. Vide Saleh.
Theft, its punishment, 78.
Throne of God, 28; will be borne by eight angels on the day of judgment, 422.
Thunder celebrates the praise of God, 182.
Tima Ebn Obeirak, his theft, 66, n.
Time computed by the sun and moon, 98.
Titian, the name of the person supposed to be crucified in Christs stead, 38, n.
Tobba, the people of, destroyed, 368.
Toleihah, the false prophet, 80, 313, n.
Towa, the valley where Moses saw the burning bush, 436.
Tribute, its imposition. 131.
Trinity, the belief thereof forbidden, 72, 83.
True believers, who are such, 257.
Trumpet will sound at the last day, 289, 348.
UNBELIEVERS described, 325; their sentence, 17, 60, 346.
Unity of God asserted, 459.
Unrighteousness punished, 152.
Usury forbidden, 30, 305.
Al Uzza, an idol of the Meccans, 67, n., 390.
VARIETY of languages and complexions hard to be accounted for, 304.
Victory of the Greeks over the Persians foretold by Mohammed, 302.
Visitation of the Caaba, 21.
AL WALID EBN AL MOGHEIRA, a great enemy of Mohammed, was a bastard, 420, n.;
derides Mohammed for calling God al Rahmân, 123; has his nose slit, 420, n.; his
prosperity and decay, 429; hires another to bear the guilt of his apostacy, 391; his
Al Walid Ebn Okba, 382, n.
War against infidels, commanded and recommended, 62, 132, 375, &c.
Waraka Ebn Nawfal acknowledged one God before the mission of Mohammed, 63, n.
Water produced from the rock by Moses, 7.
Weight to be just, 114, 440.
Whoredom, laws concerning it, 55, 262.
Wicked, their sentence, 155, 191, 435. See Unbelievers.
Widows to be provided for, 26; laws relating to them, 25.
Wife ought to be used justly, 68; may be chastised, 25; the number of wives allowed by
the Korân, 53; their duty to their husbands, 24. See Adultery, Divorce and Marriage.
Winds, their use, 305; subject to Solomon, 247, 342.
Wine forbidden, 23, 84.
Wills, laws relating to them, 86.
Witnesses, laws relating to them, 69, 82; necessary in bargains, and to secure debts, 31.
Women ought to be respected, 53; and to have a part of their relations inheritance, 54; not
to be inherited against their will, 55; to be subject to the men, 58; unclean while they
have their courses, 23; some directions for their conduct, 266, 382; the punishment
of those who falsely accuse them of incontinence, 263, 264; those who come over
from the enemy, how to be dealt with, 408.
Works of an infidel, will appear to him at the last day, 91.
AL YAMAMA, its inhabitants a warlike people, 379.
Al Yaman, the inhabitants thereof slay their prophet, 242, n.; they are destroyed by
Yathreb, the ancient name of Medina, 314.
AL ZABIR, Mount, 119, n.
Al Zacât, vide Alms.
Zacharias, praying for a son, is promised John, 36, 227; educates the Virgin Mary, 36.
Al Zakkûm, the tree of hell, 212, 336, &c.
Al Zamharîr, what, 101, n.
Zeid Ebn Amru, acknowledged one God before the mission of Mohammed, 63, n.
Zeid, the husband of Zeinab, his story, 317, n.; the only person, of Mohammeds
companions, named in the Korân, ib.
Zeinab, her marriage with Mohammed, ib.
Zenjebil, a stream in paradise, 433.
Zoleikha, Josephs mistress, 171, &c.
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