41 When We Heard The Clamour Of The Children As Yet Unborn We Doubled

their share and decreased those of the rest. 20

In the Bab's laws of inheritance the children of the deceased were

allotted nine parts consisting of 540 shares. This allocation constituted

less than a quarter of the whole estate. Baha'u'llah doubled their portion

to 1,080 shares and reduced those allotted to the other six categories of

heirs. He also outlines the precise intention of this verse and its

implications for the distribution of the inheritance (Q and A 5).

41 41: O Son Of Man! Magnify My Cause That I May Reveal Unto Thee The facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail