"The Book,"the inspired "Books" or Scriptures (Jelalooddeen)
were placed by God among the descendants of Noah and of Abraham;that is, they
were deposited with the Israelites, the posterity of Abraham, and handed down
amongst them from generation to generation.
In this passage the professors of the Christian religion of the time of
Mahomet are praised for their tenderness and humanity. God had put into their
hearts compassion and mercy