The likeness of those who were charged with the law and then bore it not is as the likeness of an ass bearing books: sorry is the likeness of the people who say Gods signs are lies! but God guides not an unjust people.
Note 2. Friday, called before this Harûbah. It was the day on which Mohammed entered Medînah for the first time. [back]
Note 3. It is said that one Friday a caravan entered the town while Mohammed was conducting the public prayers, and the congregation hearing the drums beat rushed out to see the sight, with the exception of about twelve of them. [back]