November 16th, 2014

An Infidel Reads About The Koran (3) Sura LXXX.--He Frowned [XXIV.]

In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful
HE FROWNED, and he turned his back, 1
Because the blind man came to him!
But what assured thee that he would not be cleansed by the Faith,
Or be warned, and the warning profit him?
As to him who is wealthy--
To him thou wast all attention:
Yet is it not thy concern if he be not cleansed: 2
But as to him who cometh to thee in earnest,
And full of fears--
Him dost thou neglect.
Nay! but it (the Koran) is a warning; ...........

The Qur'ân, Rodwell edition: Sura LXXX.--He Frowned [XXIV.]Collapse )