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Commentary on a Verse of Sa'di (Tafsir-i Bayti az Sa'di)

 
Author Bahá'u'lláh
 
Title of item
Commentary on a Verse of Sa'di (Tafsir-i Bayti az Sa'di)
 
Editor, translator, etc.  
Juan Cole, trans
Date of this edition 1996
LanguagePersian
Permission translator
Posted 2022-07-05 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Provisional translations
URLbahai-library.com/bahaullah_cole_verse_sadi
Notes Translation first posted to the Irfan listserver in 1996; mirrored with permission from whoisbahaullah.com.

The last part of this tablet is summarized in Taherzadeh's Revelation of Bahá'u'lláh vol. 3, p. 404, without identifying it by name. Partial authorized translations can be found in Gleanings from the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh, sections XCIII (93) and CLXI (161). The verse commented on is from the Gulistán of Sa'dí, chapter 2, story 11. [with thanks to Adib Masumian]. The complete Tablet contains 2,530 words. The passages in the Gleanings contain 2,337 words, Juan Cole's translation contains 945 words. [-A.B.]

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