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5. This day are (all) things good and pure made lawful unto you. The food of the People

of the Book is lawful unto you and yours is lawful unto them. (Lawful unto you in

marriage) are (not only) chaste women who are believers, but chaste women am ong the

People of the Book, revealed before your time,- when ye give them their due dowers, and

desire chastity, not lewdness, nor secret intrigues if any one rejects faith, fruitless is his

work, and in the Hereafter he will be in the ranks of those w ho have lost (all spiritual


Section 2 (6-11)

6. Ya ayyuha allatheena amanoo itha qumtum ila a


ssalati fa


ghsiloo wujoohakum

waaydiyakum ila almarafiqi wa


msahoo biruoosikum waarjulakum ila alkaAAbayni wa-

in kuntum junuban fa


ttahharoo wa-in kuntum marda aw AAala safarin aw jaa ahadun

minkum mina algha-iti aw lamastumu a


nnisaa falam tajidoo maan fatayammamoo

saAAeedan tayyiban fa


msahoo biwujoohikum waaydeekum minhu ma yureedu Allahu

liyajAAala AAalaykum min harajin walakin yureedu liyutahhirakum waliyutimma

niAAmatahu AAalaykum laAAallakum tashkuroon


6. O ye who believe! when ye prepare for prayer, wash your faces, and your hands (and

arms) to the elbows; Rub your heads (with water); and (wash) your feet to the ankles. If

ye are in a state of ceremonial impurity, bathe your whole body. But if ye are ill, or on a

journey, or one of you cometh from offices of nature, or ye have been in contact with

women, and ye find no water, then take for yourselves clean sand or earth, and rub