0 27. The Ant selected verses

And I contended with them, and cursed them, and smote certain of them, and plucked off their hair, and made them swear by God, saying, Ye shall not give your daughters unto their sons, nor take their daughters unto your sons, or for yourselves. Nehemiah 13:25

Trivia: Who caused Solomon to sin?

27. The Ant: Selected Verses

  1. Solomon ... said: O mankind! Lo! we have been taught the language of birds.   27:16
  2. There were gathered together unto Solomon his armies of the jinn ... and of the birds, and they were set in battle order.   27:17
  3. When they reached the Valley of the Ants, an ant exclaimed: O ants! Enter your dwellings lest Solomon and his armies crush you, unperceiving.   27:18
  4. And he [Solomon] sought among the birds and said: How is it that I see not the hoopoe, or is he among the absent ? I verily will punish him with hard punishment or I verily will slay him, or he verily shall bring me a plain excuse.   27:20
  5. We destroyed them and their people, every one.   27:51
  6. Will ye commit abomination knowingly? Must ye needs lust after men instead of women ? Nay, but ye are folk who act senselessly.   27:54

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