The Hidden Words of Bahá'u'lláh
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The Hidden Words of Bahá'u'lláh

By Bahá'u'lláh
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Table of Contents
  • Baha'i Terms of Use
  • Contents
  • Part I.—From the Arabic
    • Preamble
    • HE IS THE GLORY OF GLORIES
      • “1: O SON OF SPIRIT! My first counsel is this: Possess a pure, kindly and...”
      • “2: O SON OF SPIRIT! The best beloved of all things in My sight is Justice;...”
      • “3: O SON OF MAN! Veiled in My immemorial being and in the ancient...”
      • “4: O SON OF MAN! I loved thy creation, hence I created thee. Wherefore,...”
      • “5: O SON OF BEING! Love Me, that I may love thee. If thou lovest Me...”
      • “6: O SON OF BEING! Thy Paradise is My love; thy heavenly home, reunion...”
      • “7: O SON OF MAN! If thou lovest Me, turn away from thyself; and if...”
      • “8: O SON OF SPIRIT! There is no peace for thee save by renouncing...”
      • “9: O SON OF BEING! My love is My stronghold; he that entereth therein...”
      • “10: O SON OF UTTERANCE! Thou art My stronghold; enter therein that...”
      • “11: O SON OF BEING! Thou art My lamp and My light is in thee....”
      • “12: O SON OF BEING! With the hands of power I made thee and with...”
      • “13: O SON OF SPIRIT! I created thee rich, why dost thou bring thyself...”
      • “14: O SON OF MAN! Thou art My dominion and My dominion perisheth...”
      • “15: O SON OF UTTERANCE! Turn thy face unto Mine and renounce all save...”
      • “16: O SON OF LIGHT! Forget all save Me and commune with My spirit....”
      • “17: O SON OF MAN! Be thou content with Me and seek no other...”
      • “18: O SON OF SPIRIT! Ask not of Me that which We desire not for thee,...”
      • “19: O SON OF THE WONDROUS VISION! I have breathed within thee a breath of My own...”
      • “20: O SON OF SPIRIT! My claim on thee is great, it cannot be forgotten....”
      • “21: O SON OF MAN! Upon the tree of effulgent glory I have hung for...”
      • “22: O SON OF SPIRIT! Noble have I created thee, yet thou hast abased...”
      • “23: O SON OF THE SUPREME! To the eternal I call thee, yet thou dost seek that...”
      • “24: O SON OF MAN! Transgress not thy limits, nor claim that which...”
      • “25: O SON OF SPIRIT! Vaunt not thyself over the poor, for I lead him on...”
      • “26: O SON OF BEING! How couldst thou forget thine own faults and...”
      • “27: O SON OF MAN! Breathe not the sins of others so long as thou art...”
      • “28: O SON OF SPIRIT! Know thou of a truth: He that biddeth men be just...”
      • “29: O SON OF BEING! Ascribe not to any soul that which thou wouldst...”
      • “30: O SON OF MAN! Deny not My servant should he ask anything from...”
      • “31: O SON OF BEING! Bring thyself to account each day ere thou art...”
      • “32: O SON OF THE SUPREME! I have made death a messenger of joy to thee....”
      • “33: O SON OF SPIRIT! With the joyful tidings of light I hail thee: rejoice!...”
      • “34: O SON OF SPIRIT! The spirit of holiness beareth unto thee the joyful...”
      • “35: O SON OF MAN! Sorrow not save that thou art far from Us. Rejoice...”
      • “36: O SON OF MAN! Rejoice in the gladness of thine heart, that thou...”
      • “37: O SON OF MAN! Divest not thyself of My beauteous robe, and forfeit...”
      • “38: O SON OF BEING! Walk in My statutes for love of Me and deny thyself...”
      • “39: O SON OF MAN! Neglect not My commandments if thou lovest My...”
      • “40: O SON OF MAN! Wert thou to speed through the immensity of...”
      • “41: O SON OF MAN! Magnify My cause that I may reveal unto thee the...”
      • “42: O SON OF MAN! Humble thyself before Me, that I may graciously...”
      • “43: O SON OF BEING! Make mention of Me on My earth, that in My...”
      • “44: O SON OF THE THRONE! Thy hearing is My hearing, hear thou therewith....”
      • “45: O SON OF BEING! Seek a martyr’s death in My path, content with...”
      • “46: O SON OF MAN! Ponder and reflect. Is it thy wish to die upon thy...”
      • “47: O SON OF MAN! By My beauty! To tinge thy hair with thy blood...”
      • “48: O SON OF MAN! For everything there is a sign. The sign of love...”
      • “49: O SON OF MAN! The true lover yearneth for tribulation even as...”
      • “50: O SON OF MAN! If adversity befall thee not in My path, how...”
      • “51: O SON OF MAN! My calamity is My providence, outwardly it is...”
      • “52: O SON OF MAN! Should prosperity befall thee, rejoice not, and...”
      • “53: O SON OF BEING! If poverty overtake thee, be not sad; for in...”
      • “54: O SON OF BEING! If thine heart be set upon this eternal, imperishable...”
      • “55: O SON OF BEING! Busy not thyself with this world, for with fire We...”
      • “56: O SON OF MAN! Thou dost wish for gold and I desire thy freedom...”
      • “57: O SON OF MAN! Bestow My wealth upon My poor, that in heaven...”
      • “58: O SON OF MAN! The temple of being is My throne; cleanse it of...”
      • “59: O SON OF BEING! Thy heart is My home; sanctify it for My descent....”
      • “60: O SON OF MAN! Put thy hand into My bosom, that I may rise above...”
      • “61: O SON OF MAN! Ascend unto My heaven, that thou mayest obtain...”
      • “62: O SON OF MAN! Many a day hath passed over thee whilst thou...”
      • “63: O SON OF MAN! The light hath shone on thee from the horizon of...”
      • “64: O SON OF MAN! My eternity is My creation, I have created it for...”
      • “65: O SON OF MAN! My majesty is My gift to thee, and My grandeur...”
      • “66: O CHILDREN OF THE DIVINE AND INVISIBLE ESSENCE!...”
      • “67: O SON OF BEAUTY! By My spirit and by My favor! By My mercy and...”
      • “68: O CHILDREN OF MEN! Know ye not why We created you all from the...”
      • “69: O YE SONS OF SPIRIT! Ye are My treasury, for in you I have treasured the...”
      • “70: O SON OF HIM THAT STOOD BY HIS OWN ENTITY IN THE KINGDOM OF HIS SELF!...”
      • “71: O SON OF MAN! Write all that We have revealed unto thee with the...”
    • “1: O SON OF SPIRIT! My first counsel is this: Possess a pure, kindly and...”
    • “2: O SON OF SPIRIT! The best beloved of all things in My sight is Justice;...”
    • “3: O SON OF MAN! Veiled in My immemorial being and in the ancient...”
    • “4: O SON OF MAN! I loved thy creation, hence I created thee. Wherefore,...”
    • “5: O SON OF BEING! Love Me, that I may love thee. If thou lovest Me...”
    • “6: O SON OF BEING! Thy Paradise is My love; thy heavenly home, reunion...”
    • “7: O SON OF MAN! If thou lovest Me, turn away from thyself; and if...”
    • “8: O SON OF SPIRIT! There is no peace for thee save by renouncing...”
    • “9: O SON OF BEING! My love is My stronghold; he that entereth therein...”
    • “10: O SON OF UTTERANCE! Thou art My stronghold; enter therein that...”
    • “11: O SON OF BEING! Thou art My lamp and My light is in thee....”
    • “12: O SON OF BEING! With the hands of power I made thee and with...”
    • “13: O SON OF SPIRIT! I created thee rich, why dost thou bring thyself...”
    • “14: O SON OF MAN! Thou art My dominion and My dominion perisheth...”
    • “15: O SON OF UTTERANCE! Turn thy face unto Mine and renounce all save...”
    • “16: O SON OF LIGHT! Forget all save Me and commune with My spirit....”
    • “17: O SON OF MAN! Be thou content with Me and seek no other...”
    • “18: O SON OF SPIRIT! Ask not of Me that which We desire not for thee,...”
    • “19: O SON OF THE WONDROUS VISION! I have breathed within thee a breath of My own...”
    • “20: O SON OF SPIRIT! My claim on thee is great, it cannot be forgotten....”
    • “21: O SON OF MAN! Upon the tree of effulgent glory I have hung for...”
    • “22: O SON OF SPIRIT! Noble have I created thee, yet thou hast abased...”
    • “23: O SON OF THE SUPREME! To the eternal I call thee, yet thou dost seek that...”
    • “24: O SON OF MAN! Transgress not thy limits, nor claim that which...”
    • “25: O SON OF SPIRIT! Vaunt not thyself over the poor, for I lead him on...”
    • “26: O SON OF BEING! How couldst thou forget thine own faults and...”
    • “27: O SON OF MAN! Breathe not the sins of others so long as thou art...”
    • “28: O SON OF SPIRIT! Know thou of a truth: He that biddeth men be just...”
    • “29: O SON OF BEING! Ascribe not to any soul that which thou wouldst...”
    • “30: O SON OF MAN! Deny not My servant should he ask anything from...”
    • “31: O SON OF BEING! Bring thyself to account each day ere thou art...”
    • “32: O SON OF THE SUPREME! I have made death a messenger of joy to thee....”
    • “33: O SON OF SPIRIT! With the joyful tidings of light I hail thee: rejoice!...”
    • “34: O SON OF SPIRIT! The spirit of holiness beareth unto thee the joyful...”
    • “35: O SON OF MAN! Sorrow not save that thou art far from Us. Rejoice...”
    • “36: O SON OF MAN! Rejoice in the gladness of thine heart, that thou...”
    • “37: O SON OF MAN! Divest not thyself of My beauteous robe, and forfeit...”
    • “38: O SON OF BEING! Walk in My statutes for love of Me and deny thyself...”
    • “39: O SON OF MAN! Neglect not My commandments if thou lovest My...”
    • “40: O SON OF MAN! Wert thou to speed through the immensity of...”
    • “41: O SON OF MAN! Magnify My cause that I may reveal unto thee the...”
    • “42: O SON OF MAN! Humble thyself before Me, that I may graciously...”
    • “43: O SON OF BEING! Make mention of Me on My earth, that in My...”
    • “44: O SON OF THE THRONE! Thy hearing is My hearing, hear thou therewith....”
    • “45: O SON OF BEING! Seek a martyr’s death in My path, content with...”
    • “46: O SON OF MAN! Ponder and reflect. Is it thy wish to die upon thy...”
    • “47: O SON OF MAN! By My beauty! To tinge thy hair with thy blood...”
    • “48: O SON OF MAN! For everything there is a sign. The sign of love...”
    • “49: O SON OF MAN! The true lover yearneth for tribulation even as...”
    • “50: O SON OF MAN! If adversity befall thee not in My path, how...”
    • “51: O SON OF MAN! My calamity is My providence, outwardly it is...”
    • “52: O SON OF MAN! Should prosperity befall thee, rejoice not, and...”
    • “53: O SON OF BEING! If poverty overtake thee, be not sad; for in...”
    • “54: O SON OF BEING! If thine heart be set upon this eternal, imperishable...”
    • “55: O SON OF BEING! Busy not thyself with this world, for with fire We...”
    • “56: O SON OF MAN! Thou dost wish for gold and I desire thy freedom...”
    • “57: O SON OF MAN! Bestow My wealth upon My poor, that in heaven...”
    • “58: O SON OF MAN! The temple of being is My throne; cleanse it of...”
    • “59: O SON OF BEING! Thy heart is My home; sanctify it for My descent....”
    • “60: O SON OF MAN! Put thy hand into My bosom, that I may rise above...”
    • “61: O SON OF MAN! Ascend unto My heaven, that thou mayest obtain...”
    • “62: O SON OF MAN! Many a day hath passed over thee whilst thou...”
    • “63: O SON OF MAN! The light hath shone on thee from the horizon of...”
    • “64: O SON OF MAN! My eternity is My creation, I have created it for...”
    • “65: O SON OF MAN! My majesty is My gift to thee, and My grandeur...”
    • “66: O CHILDREN OF THE DIVINE AND INVISIBLE ESSENCE!...”
    • “67: O SON OF BEAUTY! By My spirit and by My favor! By My mercy and...”
    • “68: O CHILDREN OF MEN! Know ye not why We created you all from the...”
    • “69: O YE SONS OF SPIRIT! Ye are My treasury, for in you I have treasured the...”
    • “70: O SON OF HIM THAT STOOD BY HIS OWN ENTITY IN THE KINGDOM OF HIS SELF!...”
    • “71: O SON OF MAN! Write all that We have revealed unto thee with the...”
  • Part II—From the Persian
    • Preamble
    • In the Name of the Lord of Utterance, The Mighty.
      • “1: O YE PEOPLE THAT HAVE MINDS TO KNOW AND EARS TO HEAR!...”
      • “2: O SON OF SPIRIT! The bird seeketh its nest; the nightingale the...”
      • “3: O FRIEND! In the garden of thy heart plant naught but the...”
      • “4: O SON OF JUSTICE! Whither can a lover go but to the land of his...”
      • “5: O SON OF DUST! Verily I say unto thee: Of all men the most negligent...”
      • “6: O SON OF EARTH! Know, verily, the heart wherein the least remnant...”
      • “7: O SON OF LOVE! Thou art but one step away from the glorious...”
      • “8: O SON OF GLORY! Be swift in the path of holiness, and enter the...”
      • “9: O FLEETING SHADOW! Pass beyond the baser stages of doubt and rise to...”
      • “10: O SON OF DESIRE! Give ear unto this: Never shall mortal eye recognize...”
      • “11: O SON OF DUST! Blind thine eyes, that thou mayest behold My...”
      • “12: O MAN OF TWO VISIONS! Close one eye and open the other. Close one to...”
      • “13: O MY CHILDREN! I fear lest, bereft of the melody of the dove of...”
      • “14: O FRIENDS! Abandon not the everlasting beauty for a beauty...”
      • “15: O SON OF SPIRIT! The time cometh, when the nightingale of holiness...”
      • “16: O ESSENCE OF NEGLIGENCE! Myriads of mystic tongues find utterance in one...”
      • “17: O COMRADES! The gates that open on the Placeless stand wide...”
      • “18: O YE DWELLERS IN THE HIGHEST PARADISE!...”
      • “19: O MY FRIENDS! Have ye forgotten that true and radiant morn,...”
      • “20: O YE THAT ARE LYING AS DEAD ON THE COUCH OF HEEDLESSNESS!...”
      • “21: O MOVING FORM OF DUST! I desire communion with thee, but thou wouldst...”
      • “22: O SON OF DESIRE! The learned and the wise have for long years...”
      • “23: O DWELLERS IN THE CITY OF LOVE! Mortal blasts have beset the everlasting candle,...”
      • “24: O YE THAT ARE FOOLISH, YET HAVE A NAME TO BE WISE!...”
      • “25: O YE SEEMING FAIR YET INWARDLY FOUL! Ye are like clear but bitter water, which to outward...”
      • “26: O MY FRIEND IN WORD! Ponder awhile. Hast thou ever heard that friend...”
      • “27: O SON OF DUST! All that is in heaven and earth I have ordained...”
      • “28: O ESSENCE OF DESIRE! At many a dawn have I turned from the realms of...”
      • “29: O SON OF BOUNTY! Out of the wastes of nothingness, with the clay...”
      • “30: O BOND SLAVE OF THE WORLD! Many a dawn hath the breeze of My loving-kindness...”
      • “31: O SON OF EARTH! Wouldst thou have Me, seek none other than...”
      • “32: O BEFRIENDED STRANGER! The candle of thine heart is lighted by the hand...”
      • “33: O MY BROTHER! Hearken to the delightsome words of My honeyed...”
      • “34: O DWELLERS OF MY PARADISE! With the hands of loving-kindness I have...”
      • “35: O MY FRIENDS! Quench ye the lamp of error, and kindle within...”
      • “36: O SON OF DUST! The wise are they that speak not unless they...”
      • “37: O MY SERVANT! Abandon not for that which perisheth an everlasting...”
      • “38: O SON OF SPIRIT! Burst thy cage asunder, and even as the phoenix...”
      • “39: O OFFSPRING OF DUST! Be not content with the ease of a passing day,...”
      • “40: O MY SERVANT! Free thyself from the fetters of this world, and...”
      • “41: O SON OF MY HANDMAID! Didst thou behold immortal sovereignty, thou...”
      • “42: O MY SERVANT! Purge thy heart from malice and, innocent of...”
      • “43: O MY FRIENDS! Walk ye in the ways of the good pleasure of...”
      • “44: O COMPANION OF MY THRONE! Hear no evil, and see no evil, abase not thyself,...”
      • “45: ALAS! ALAS! O LOVERS OF WORLDLY DESIRE!...”
      • “46: O BRETHREN IN THE PATH! Wherefore have ye neglected the mention of the...”
      • “47: O CHILDREN OF DESIRE! Put away the garment of vainglory, and divest...”
      • “48: O BRETHREN! Be forbearing one with another and set not your...”
      • “49: O CHILDREN OF DUST! Tell the rich of the midnight sighing of the poor,...”
      • “50: O QUINTESSENCE OF PASSION! Put away all covetousness and seek contentment;...”
      • “51: O SON OF MY HANDMAID! Be not troubled in poverty nor confident in...”
      • “52: O CHILDREN OF NEGLIGENCE AND PASSION!...”
      • “53: O YE THAT PRIDE YOURSELVES ON MORTAL RICHES!...”
      • “54: O YE RICH ONES ON EARTH! The poor in your midst are My trust; guard ye...”
      • “55: O SON OF PASSION! Cleanse thyself from the defilement of riches...”
      • “56: O MY SON! The company of the ungodly increaseth sorrow,...”
      • “57: O SON OF DUST! Beware! Walk not with the ungodly and seek...”
      • “58: O SON OF MY HANDMAID! Wouldst thou seek the grace of the Holy Spirit,...”
      • “59: O HEEDLESS ONES! Think not the secrets of hearts are hidden, nay,...”
      • “60: O FRIENDS! Verily I say, whatsoever ye have concealed within...”
      • “61: O SON OF MAN! A dewdrop out of the fathomless ocean of My...”
      • “62: O SON OF DUST! Turn not away thine eyes from the matchless wine...”
      • “63: O YE PEOPLES OF THE WORLD! Know, verily, that an unforeseen calamity followeth...”
      • “64: O OPPRESSORS ON EARTH! Withdraw your hands from tyranny, for I have...”
      • “65: O REBELLIOUS ONES! My forbearance hath emboldened you and My...”
      • “66: O EMIGRANTS! The tongue I have designed for the mention of...”
      • “67: O CHILDREN OF FANCY! Know, verily, that while the radiant dawn breaketh...”
      • “68: O WEED THAT SPRINGETH OUT OF DUST! Wherefore have not these soiled hands of thine...”
      • “69: O CHILDREN OF ADAM! Holy words and pure and goodly deeds ascend...”
      • “70: O SON OF WORLDLINESS! Pleasant is the realm of being, wert thou to attain...”
      • “71: O MY FRIENDS! Call ye to mind that covenant ye have entered into...”
      • “72: O MY SERVANT! Thou art even as a finely tempered sword concealed...”
      • “73: O MY FRIEND! Thou art the daystar of the heavens of My holiness,...”
      • “74: O CHILDREN OF VAINGLORY! For a fleeting sovereignty ye have abandoned My...”
      • “75: O CHILDREN OF NEGLIGENCE! Set not your affections on mortal sovereignty...”
      • “76: O SON OF MY HANDMAID! Guidance hath ever been given by words, and now...”
      • “77: O SON OF JUSTICE! In the night-season the beauty of the immortal...”
      • “78: O SON OF MY HANDMAID! Quaff from the tongue of the merciful the stream...”
      • “79: O SON OF DESIRE! How long wilt thou soar in the realms of desire?...”
      • “80: O MY SERVANTS! Ye are the trees of My garden; ye must give forth...”
      • “81: O MY SERVANT! The basest of men are they that yield no fruit...”
      • “82: O MY SERVANT! The best of men are they that earn a livelihood...”
    • “1: O YE PEOPLE THAT HAVE MINDS TO KNOW AND EARS TO HEAR!...”
    • “2: O SON OF SPIRIT! The bird seeketh its nest; the nightingale the...”
    • “3: O FRIEND! In the garden of thy heart plant naught but the...”
    • “4: O SON OF JUSTICE! Whither can a lover go but to the land of his...”
    • “5: O SON OF DUST! Verily I say unto thee: Of all men the most negligent...”
    • “6: O SON OF EARTH! Know, verily, the heart wherein the least remnant...”
    • “7: O SON OF LOVE! Thou art but one step away from the glorious...”
    • “8: O SON OF GLORY! Be swift in the path of holiness, and enter the...”
    • “9: O FLEETING SHADOW! Pass beyond the baser stages of doubt and rise to...”
    • “10: O SON OF DESIRE! Give ear unto this: Never shall mortal eye recognize...”
    • “11: O SON OF DUST! Blind thine eyes, that thou mayest behold My...”
    • “12: O MAN OF TWO VISIONS! Close one eye and open the other. Close one to...”
    • “13: O MY CHILDREN! I fear lest, bereft of the melody of the dove of...”
    • “14: O FRIENDS! Abandon not the everlasting beauty for a beauty...”
    • “15: O SON OF SPIRIT! The time cometh, when the nightingale of holiness...”
    • “16: O ESSENCE OF NEGLIGENCE! Myriads of mystic tongues find utterance in one...”
    • “17: O COMRADES! The gates that open on the Placeless stand wide...”
    • “18: O YE DWELLERS IN THE HIGHEST PARADISE!...”
    • “19: O MY FRIENDS! Have ye forgotten that true and radiant morn,...”
    • “20: O YE THAT ARE LYING AS DEAD ON THE COUCH OF HEEDLESSNESS!...”
    • “21: O MOVING FORM OF DUST! I desire communion with thee, but thou wouldst...”
    • “22: O SON OF DESIRE! The learned and the wise have for long years...”
    • “23: O DWELLERS IN THE CITY OF LOVE! Mortal blasts have beset the everlasting candle,...”
    • “24: O YE THAT ARE FOOLISH, YET HAVE A NAME TO BE WISE!...”
    • “25: O YE SEEMING FAIR YET INWARDLY FOUL! Ye are like clear but bitter water, which to outward...”
    • “26: O MY FRIEND IN WORD! Ponder awhile. Hast thou ever heard that friend...”
    • “27: O SON OF DUST! All that is in heaven and earth I have ordained...”
    • “28: O ESSENCE OF DESIRE! At many a dawn have I turned from the realms of...”
    • “29: O SON OF BOUNTY! Out of the wastes of nothingness, with the clay...”
    • “30: O BOND SLAVE OF THE WORLD! Many a dawn hath the breeze of My loving-kindness...”
    • “31: O SON OF EARTH! Wouldst thou have Me, seek none other than...”
    • “32: O BEFRIENDED STRANGER! The candle of thine heart is lighted by the hand...”
    • “33: O MY BROTHER! Hearken to the delightsome words of My honeyed...”
    • “34: O DWELLERS OF MY PARADISE! With the hands of loving-kindness I have...”
    • “35: O MY FRIENDS! Quench ye the lamp of error, and kindle within...”
    • “36: O SON OF DUST! The wise are they that speak not unless they...”
    • “37: O MY SERVANT! Abandon not for that which perisheth an everlasting...”
    • “38: O SON OF SPIRIT! Burst thy cage asunder, and even as the phoenix...”
    • “39: O OFFSPRING OF DUST! Be not content with the ease of a passing day,...”
    • “40: O MY SERVANT! Free thyself from the fetters of this world, and...”
    • “41: O SON OF MY HANDMAID! Didst thou behold immortal sovereignty, thou...”
    • “42: O MY SERVANT! Purge thy heart from malice and, innocent of...”
    • “43: O MY FRIENDS! Walk ye in the ways of the good pleasure of...”
    • “44: O COMPANION OF MY THRONE! Hear no evil, and see no evil, abase not thyself,...”
    • “45: ALAS! ALAS! O LOVERS OF WORLDLY DESIRE!...”
    • “46: O BRETHREN IN THE PATH! Wherefore have ye neglected the mention of the...”
    • “47: O CHILDREN OF DESIRE! Put away the garment of vainglory, and divest...”
    • “48: O BRETHREN! Be forbearing one with another and set not your...”
    • “49: O CHILDREN OF DUST! Tell the rich of the midnight sighing of the poor,...”
    • “50: O QUINTESSENCE OF PASSION! Put away all covetousness and seek contentment;...”
    • “51: O SON OF MY HANDMAID! Be not troubled in poverty nor confident in...”
    • “52: O CHILDREN OF NEGLIGENCE AND PASSION!...”
    • “53: O YE THAT PRIDE YOURSELVES ON MORTAL RICHES!...”
    • “54: O YE RICH ONES ON EARTH! The poor in your midst are My trust; guard ye...”
    • “55: O SON OF PASSION! Cleanse thyself from the defilement of riches...”
    • “56: O MY SON! The company of the ungodly increaseth sorrow,...”
    • “57: O SON OF DUST! Beware! Walk not with the ungodly and seek...”
    • “58: O SON OF MY HANDMAID! Wouldst thou seek the grace of the Holy Spirit,...”
    • “59: O HEEDLESS ONES! Think not the secrets of hearts are hidden, nay,...”
    • “60: O FRIENDS! Verily I say, whatsoever ye have concealed within...”
    • “61: O SON OF MAN! A dewdrop out of the fathomless ocean of My...”
    • “62: O SON OF DUST! Turn not away thine eyes from the matchless wine...”
    • “63: O YE PEOPLES OF THE WORLD! Know, verily, that an unforeseen calamity followeth...”
    • “64: O OPPRESSORS ON EARTH! Withdraw your hands from tyranny, for I have...”
    • “65: O REBELLIOUS ONES! My forbearance hath emboldened you and My...”
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