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179 A Sifter Of Wheat And Barley # 166
This is an allusion to Mulla Muhammad Ja'far Gandum-P...

Glorified Art Thou, O Lord My God! I Pray Thee,
Glorified art Thou, O Lord my God! I pray Thee, by Hi...

My God, Thou Whom I Adore And Worship, Who
My God, Thou Whom I adore and worship, Who art Most P...

32: O Befriended Stranger! The Candle Of Thine Heart Is Lighted By The Hand
O BEFRIENDED STRANGER! The candle of thine heart is l...

Glorified Art Thou, O Lord My God! Thou Art He
Glorified art Thou, O Lord my God! Thou art He the fi...

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From this most august and exalted station, and from this...

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Such is the text of the verses revealed in the past. By ...





78 Nine Mithqals Of Gold To Be Doubled If They Should Repeat The Offence #49






A mithqal is a unit of weight. The weight of the traditional mithqal
used in the Middle East is equivalent to 24 nakhuds. However, the
mithqal used by the Baha'is consists of 19 nakhuds, in accordance
with the specification of the Bayan (Q and A 23). The weight of nine of
these mithqals equals 32.775 grammes or 1.05374 troy ounces.

In relation to the application of the fine, Baha'u'llah clearly specifies
that each succeeding fine is double the preceding one (Q and A 23); thus
the fine imposed increases in geometrical progression. The imposition of
this fine is intended for a future condition of society, at which time the
law will be supplemented and applied by the Universal House of Justice.





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