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But if the task were, not to write off the English Bible, but to learn a language utterly unlike all other tongues, a language which hitherto had never been learned, except by the Indians themselves, from their mothers' lips,--a language never written, and the strange words of which seemed inexpressible by letters,--if the task were, first to learn this new variety of speech, and then to translate the Bible into it, and to do it so carefully that not one idea throughout the holy book should be changed,--what would induce you to undertake this toil?
The temple of Solomon, for example, was not alone the binding of the holy book; it was the holy book itself.
Receiving no reply to this extraordinary appeal, which in truth, as it was delivered with the vigor of full and sonorous tones, merited some sort of notice, he who had thus sung forth the language of the holy book turned to the silent figure to whom he had unwittingly addressed himself, and found a new and more powerful subject of admiration in the object that encountered his gaze.
Now, venerable priest, further into the light, and hold the Holy Book before me that I may touch it.
But the Holy Book remained, and the table on which it rested was drawn before the fire, while two of the persecuted sect sought comfort from its pages.
Little John had felt so well that he had insisted upon getting up before the wound was healed; and he would have done so, if the friar had not piled some holy books upon his legs and sat upon his stomach.
Recitation and memorization of the Qur'an is the first step to understand and practice the Qur'an," he said, calling on Muslims to read the holy book carefully without making mistakes in pronunciation.
On which page of the holy book it is written to beat the children?
Ahsan Iqbal said the holy Quran's teachings invite the human being to explore the universe; however we, being Muslims have not benefited fully from thought provoking verses of the holy book.
Christian inmates say it is sacrilege that pages from the holy book are being rolled into "Frankenstein fags", often containing dried tea leaves and nicotine patch scrapings.
Prosecutors have lost their appeal against a housemaid, who was cleared of insulting the Quran by placing a copy of the holy book on the floor and sitting on it.
Barakat, in a lecture about Islamic art at Kuwait University, narrated the historic story of assembling the Holy Book, the Koran, since times of the first Caliph, Abu Bakr Al-Seddeeq, indicating that the wording of the holy book signaled a new stage in documenting the Arabic composition and grammar, noting that the first dictionaries were intended to preserve the Holy Book and make it easy for ordinary people to fathom its explicit and illicit interpretations and meanings.