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Holy Kitab I Iqan

English translation provided by Bahai World Center
taken from http://www.sacred-texts.com/bhi/iqa.htm
Arabic text taken from
http://www.h-net.org/~bahai/areprint/baha/G-L/I/iqan1893/iqan1893.htm

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And now, concerning His words: "And He shall send His angels...." By "angels" is meant those who, reinforced by the power of the spirit, have consumed, with the fire of the love of God, all human traits and limitations, and have clothed themselves with the attributes of the most exalted Beings and of the Cherubim. That holy man, Sadiq, [The sixth Imam of the Shi�ihs.] in his eulogy of the Cherubim, saith: "There stand a company of our fellow-Shi�ihs behind the Throne." Divers and manifold are the interpretations of the words "behind the Throne." In one sense, they indicate that no true Shi�ihs exist. Even as he hath said in another passage: "A true believer is likened unto the philosopher�s stone."

Addressing subsequently his listener, he saith:

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