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OF THE QURʼÂN.

Denunciation of a rich infidel who mocks at the revelation. Hell and its nineteen angels. The infidels rebuked for demanding material scriptures as a proof of Mohammed’s mission.

ⅬⅩⅩⅤ. The Chapter of the Resurrection. (Mecca.)

The resurrection. Mohammed is bidden not to be hurried in repeating the Qurʼân so as to commit it to memory. Dying agony of an infidel.

ⅬⅩⅩⅥ. The Chapter of Man. (Mecca.)

Man’s conception and birth. Unbelievers warned and believers promised a reward. Exhortation to charity. Bliss of the charitable in Paradise. The Qurʼân revealed by degrees. Only those believe whom God wills.

ⅬⅩⅩⅦ. The Chapter of those Sent. (Mecca.)

Oath by the angels who execute God’s behests. Terrors of the last day. Hell and heaven.

ⅬⅩⅩⅧ. The Chapter of the Information. (Mecca.)

Another description of the day of judgment, hell, and heaven.

ⅬⅩⅩⅨ. The Chapter of those who Tear Out. (Mecca.)

The coming of the day of judgment. The call of Moses. His interview with Pharaoh: chastisement of the latter. The creation and resurrection.

ⅬⅩⅩⅩ. The Chapter 'He Frowned.' (Mecca.)

The prophet rebuked for frowning on a poor blind believer. The creation and resurrection.

LXXⅪ. The Chapter of the Folding up. (Mecca.)

Terrors of the judgment day. The female child who has been burned alive will demand vengeance. Allusion to the prophet’s vision of Gabriel on Mount Hirâ. He is vindicated from the charge of madness.

LXXⅫ. The Chapter of the Cleaving asunder. (Mecca.)

Signs of the judgment day. Guardian angels.

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