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" The glass is as it were a shining star. (This lamp is) kindled from a blessed tree, an olive neither of the East nor of the West, whose oil would almost glow forth (of itself) though no fire touched it. Light upon light. "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 383
1881
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The Koran: Commonly Called the Alcoran of Mohammed, Volume 2

1821
...enclosed in a case of glass ; the glass appears as it were a shining star. It is lighted with the oil of a blessed tree, an olive neither of the east nor of the west m : it wanteth little but that the oil thereof would give light, although no fire touched it. This...
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The Koran: Commonly Called the Alcoran of Mohammed : Translated Into English ...

George Sale - 1856 - 649 pages
...inclosed in a case of glass ; the glass appears as it were a shining star. It is lighted with the oil of a blessed tree, an olive neither of the east, nor of the west:' it wanteth little but that the oil thereof would give light, although no fire touched it.* This is...
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The Koran: Commonly Called the Alcoran of Mohammed

1856 - 649 pages
...inclosed in a case of glass ; the glass appears as it were a shining star. It is lighted with the oil of & blessed tree, an olive neither of the east, nor of the west:' it wanteth little but that the oil thereof would give light, although no fire touched it.* This is...
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The Life of Mahomet and History of Islam to the Era of the Hegira ..., Volume 3

Sir William Muir - Arabian Peninsula - 1861
...as the niche wherein is a Lamp (enclosed) in glass; — the glass is a refulgent Star. It is lighted from a blessed tree, — an Olive neither of the East nor of the West. Its Oil is near unto giving light, even if the fire did not touch it, — Light upon light. God directeth...
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The Life of Mahomet: With Introductory Chapters on the Original ..., Volume 3

Sir William Muir - Islamic Empire - 1861
...as the niche wherein is a Lamp (enclosed) in glass; — the glass is a refulgent Star. It is lighted from a blessed tree, — an Olive neither of the East nor of the West. Its Oil is near unto giving light, even if the fire did not touch it, — Light upon light. God directeth...
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Nojoque: A Question for a Continent

Hinton Rowan Helper - African Americans - 1867 - 479 pages
...inclosed in a case of glass ; the glass appears as it were a shining star. It is lighted with the oil of a blessed tree, an olive neither of the east, nor of the west ; it wanteth little but that the oil thereof 1rould give light, although no fire touched it. This is...
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The Koran: Commonly Called the Alcoran of Mohammed; Translated Into English ...

1871 - 650 pages
...inclosed in a case of glass ; the glass appears as it were a shining star. It is lighted with the oil of a blessed tree, an olive neither of the east, nor of the west : • it wanteth little but that the oil thereof would give light, although no ftre touched it.* This...
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The Life of Mahomet: From Original Sources

Sir William Muir - 1877 - 613 pages
...the niche wherein is a Lamp (enclosed) in glass ; — the plass is a refulgent Star. It is lighted from a blessed tree, — an Olive neither of the East nor of the West. Its Oil is near unto giving light, even if the fire did not touch it, — light upon light. God directeth...
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The Miracle Play of Hasan and Husain, Volume 2

Sir Lewis Pelly, Arthur Naylor Wollaston - Mysteries and miracle-plays, Persian - 1879
...in a case of glass, the glass appearing, as it were, a shining star. It is lighted with the oil of a blessed tree, an olive neither of the East nor of the West. It wanteth little but that the oil thereof should give light, although no fire touch it. This is light...
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Extracts from the Coran in the Original: With English Rendering

Qurʼan - 1880 - 63 pages
...lamp ; the lamp encased in glass ; — the glass is a refulgent star. It is lighted with the oil of a blessed tree, an olive neither of the east nor of the west. Its oil is near unto giving light, even if the fire did not touch it ; light upon light. God will direct...
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