Index of the Holy Quran
||prophecy regarding palaces of, 33:22a.
||the golden, 2:51, 51b, 54, 54a; 7:148, 148a, 152; 20:87-97, 88a, 90a, 96a, 97a.
||7:40; 22:27, 36; prophecy relating to their abandonment, 81:4, 4a.
||story of the dwellers of, ch. 18 intro.; and Inscription, companions of,
18:9, 9a, 13a.
||regularized by Islam, 2:3b; as a basic principle of Islam, 2:177; 4:36-37;
30:38-39, 38a; 32:16, 16a; 51:19, 19a; 70:24-25; to withhold is to deny religion, ch. 107; fruit of, 2:261; 30:39, 39a; leads to success, 2:274, 274a; not to be followed by reproach or injury,
2:262-264, 262a; strong condemnation of giving in order to be seen, 2:264; 4:38; the Gospel injunction, 2:264a; for Allah's pleasure, 2:265, 265a; for love of Allah, 76:8-9, 9a;
2:177; only good things to be given in, 2:267; the things one loves, 3:92; open and secret, 2:271, 274; 13:22; 14:31; 35:29; for public welfare, 2:271a; object of, for public good, 2:272a; charity for non-Muslims, 2:272a (2nd); object of secret charity,
2:273, 273a; 4:114; various acts of charity : feeding the poor, 76:8-9; 90:14-16; 36:47; 69:33-34; 89:18; 107:3; caring for orphans,
4:5-6; 17:34; 89:17; 93:9; 107:2; and see Orphans; speaking kind words, 2:83, 83e; 2:263; 4:8; 17:23, 28, 28a; charity towards dumb creation, 51:19, 19a; contrasted with usury, 2:274-276, 276a; 30:39, 39a.
— Zakat (Poor rate) : as basic principle of faith, 2:110, 177, 277; 9:11,
18; 22:78; 31:2-5; 98:5; enjoined on Israelites, 2:43, 83, 83f; as enjoined by Islam, 2:275a; objects of expenditure of, 9:60, 60a.
||24:2a; 4:24b; see Morals.
||as a worldly gain, like wealth, 18:46; 17:6; 18:39-40; 23:55-56; 68:13-14;
71:12, 21; as a source of trial, 8:28; 64:14-15, 14a; no difference if one has females only or males only or cannot have any, 42:49-50; no disgrace in birth of female, see Daughters; to be loved,
25:74; bearing and bringing up of, 31:14; 46:15; suckling of, 2:233; killing of, prohibited, see Infanticide; not to divert one from duty to God, 63:9; possession of, cannot avail against Allah and His Judgment, 3:10, 116; 26:88;
31:33; 58:17; see also Parents and Relationship.
||based on wrong interpretation of allegorical statements, ch. 3 intro., 3:7a; belief in death of Christ on cross, fundamental doctrine of, 4:159, 159a; denies beneficence of God, 19:92a; self-contradictions of, 19:92a; connection of with cave, ch. 18 intro.; as Dajjal, 18:1a; history of, referred to in story of dwellers of cave, 18:9-26, 9a, 13a, 18a, 19a, 19b, 21d, 22a, 25a; early followers of were Unitarians,
18:14, 14a; as a persecuted religion, 18:25a; persecution of followers of, in Yaman, 85:4a; decrepitude of, before advent of Islam, 30:41a; saint-worship in, 17:57, 57a; 18:21d; early refutation of by Qur'an, 112:3, 4a; see also Atonement, Trinity and Sonship.
||(See also People of the Book.).
as leaving the middle path, 1:7a; how they can attain salvation, 2:62, 62b,
111-112, 112a; love of life of, 2:96, 96a; 5:114b; commanded to fast, 2:183a; challenged to test truth of claims by means of prayer, 3:61, 61b; lodged in mosque by Holy Prophet, 3:61b; invited to common principles for mutual understanding, 3:64; take a man for God, 5:17, 17a, 72;
18:102, 102a; exceeding bounds in deifying a mortal, 4:171; only following earlier people in deifying a man, 5:77, 77a; 9:30, 30b; belief of, in Jesus as son of God, 9:30; 18:4-5; and see Sonship; worship of Mary by some,
5:116, 116a; take their religious leaders for gods, 9:31, 31a; 17:57, 57a; invented monkery, 57:27, 27a; try to control God's grace, 57:29, 29a; narrow views of, on grant of revelation, 16:84a; deny beneficence of God, 17:110a; how they can receive God's love, 3:31a; told of true baptism, 2:138, 138a; covenant with,
5:14, 14a; nearest to Islam, 5:82, 82a; humility of, ibid.; compassion in hearts of, 57:27; professing Islam, 5:83, 83a; prophecy of acceptance of Islam by later generations, 5:118, 118a; 18:99a; 21:97, 97a; 72:3a; wealth of, contrasted with Muslim poverty, 18:32-
44, 32a; lethargy of, in early history, 18:18a; commercial activities of, ch. 18 intro., 18:19b; engrossment in materialism and neglect of spiritual needs by modern Christians, 18:102-104, 102a, 104a; chastisement of, for pursuit of materialism, 5:115, 115a; 18:7-8, 8a, 99-
101, 99a-101a; world-domination by Christian nations prophesied, 18:98a; 21:96-97, 96b; mutual enmity and hatred of, 5:14, 14b;.
||date of, taken from Persian cult, 19:25a; date not accepted by Qur'an, ibid.
||work and striving : no good work is wasted, 3:195; 12:56, 90; 18:30; striving shall be rewarded fully, 53:39-41; for good and bad ends, 6:135; 39:39-40;
79:34-41; 92:4, 4a; striving hard even to meet the Lord, 84:6, 6a; going deep into matters, 79:1-5; reward of labourers is excellent, 3:136; 29:58;
39:74; earning of wealth, 2:267; 4:32; 30:23; 62:10; 78:11; travelling recommended to earn wealth, 34:18; 67:15; 73:20; wealth to be obtained from the sea,
16:14; 17:66; 35:12; from cattle, 16:5-7; from mountains, 16:15-l8; 79:32-33; trade to be carried on, 2:198, 198a, 275, 275b;
4:29; wealth not to be earned by false means, 2:188; 4:29; 5:62; earth is full of abundant resources,
4:100; 7:10; 15:20; inheritance of wealth, see Inheritance; proper use of wealth : wealth neither to be squandered nor withheld, 17:26-29;
25:67; hoarding of wealth denounced, 9:34; 70:18; 104:1-3; see Niggardliness; to be given away for love of God, 2:177; to be spent for parents, offspring, kindred, needy and wayfarers,
2:215; 30:38; spending of wealth for others brings abundance, 2:268; see Charity; love of wealth,
89:17-20; 100:6-8; diverts man from real object of life, 62:11; 102:1-2; attention drawn to higher values of life, 3:14; 18:46,
105; 57:20-21; 63:9; honesty in dealing, 7:85; 17:35; 83:1-6; contracts, debts, security, 2:280,
282-283; evidence, see Evidence; social relations with other communities,
5:2, 5; 60:8 Clothing, of inner piety, 7:26, 26b; purification of, as well as heart, 74:4, 4a; required of women, see Women; of evil-doers as symbolising punishment, 14:50; 22:19.
||spoken of by Jesus, 3:3b; 3:31a; 7:143a; 61:6a.
||see Muhammad : Companions of.
||writing of, 2:282.
||principle of, 16:125, 125a; 29:46, 46a, 46b.
||necessary in all important matters, 3:159, 159b; 42:38, 38a; see also
|Court of wards
||4:5, 5a; see also Orphans.
||of Allah, 2:27, 27a, 83a; 3:77, 81, 187; 6:152; 13:20, 25; 16:91, 95;
33:15, 23; 48:10; covenants with people, see Morals : true to covenants.
||slaughter of, in Mosaic law, 2:51b; sacrifice of cows, among Jews, 2:67a; worship of, ch. 2 intro., 2:67a.
||see Allah : Creator, Earth,
Heaven, Man and Science.
||2:102f, 259a (4th); 18:83a.