from The Century Dictionary.
- Of or belonging to auspices or omens.
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This auspicatory formula was borrowed by Al – Islam not from the Jews but from the Guebre
This auspicatory formula was borrowed by Al-Islam not from the Jews but from the Guebre "Ba nám-i-Yezdán bakhsháishgar-i-dádár!"
It should also be observed that, including the auspicatory formula, there are the same number of petitions in this Sura as in the Lord's Prayer.
This auspicatory form, and also the titles of the chapters, are by the generality of the doctors and commentators believed to be of divine original, no less than the text itself; but the more moderate are of opinion they are only human additions, and not the very word of GOD.
It is observable that this chapter alone has not the auspicatory form,