Chapter 47, 'Muhammed'. Kind of a dud, really.
47:36 Surely this present life is only a play, and pastime!
Right. Then, line 15 is the newest release of Heaven. This upgrade supports all sorts of spiritual widgets, like ...
[47:15] ... rivers of milk whose taste will not undergo a change, and rivers of wine delectable to drinkers, and streams of purified honey,...
... (sounds swampy) but don't go getting all Pollyanna now, it can't end without a down note: infidels will ...
... be given boiling water to drink which will cut their intestines to shreds.
Next up, more jihad, baby!
4. So, when you clash with the unbelievers, smite their necks until you overpower them, then hold them in bondage. Then either free them graciously or after taking a ransom,
47:31. We shall try you in order to know who are the fighters among you, and who are men of fortitude,
47:35. So do not become weak-kneed and sue for peace,
[47:35] Be not fainthearted then; and invite not the infidels to peace when ye have the upper hand: for God is with you, and will not defraud you of the recompense of your works.
Jesus Fucking Christ! Whoops, sorry; Allah Asshole Akbar! (I get my cults mixed up) We all know by now about those "recompenses" for not letting people surrender. There's a whole chapter on war profits, and, if you've forgot, here's a nice summary of Godhammed's bling-booze-buggery-bitches Paradise.
The rest of line 36-7:—Huh?
[47:36] ... but if ye believe, fear God; He will give you your rewards: but He will not ask all your riches of you.
[47:37]Should He ask them of you, and urge you, ye would shew yourself niggards: and He would bring your grudges to light.
Grudges”? Well, yeah, George Sale's translation tacks on [against his apostle] at the end. He's peeking a little too much behind the curtain, George is. Hmmm, so will gawd ask for our riches or won't he? Lucky for us, we have AAIL here to explain this for us. YAY! FTW!
The two statements do not contradict each other
Oh. Thank you.