40 Arabic, Persian, Hindi, and Afghani/languages. The Maks'M al Mtimenin, " the desire of the right *4 believers," is in Arabic. They say, that the All-just God conversed with him without the intervention of Jabril.2 He composed also a book entitled Khdir- al-Udn, " the good news, or the gospel," and this in four languages: the first in Arabic, the second in Persian, the third in Hindi, and the fourth in Pashtti, that is, the Afghani language: the same purport is conveyed in the four languages. The address is from the All-just All-mighty God to the lord Bayezid, and this they believe a work of divine inspiration. He is also the author of the Hdlndmeh, in which he has given an account of himself. The most astonishing circumstance therein is, that he was an illiterate man, and yet expounded the Koran, and uttered speeches full of truth, so that learned men were astonished at them. It is said that Bayezid received the divine com- mand for the destruction of those who know no God. Three times the all-just God had given him the order, and he put not his hand to the sword; 1 Bayezid Ansari is said to have been the first author who wrote in the Pashtu, or Afghan language. 2 J.-.J J.OK rsz* U^» £ It is by mistake, it appears, that we find in Doctor Leyden's translation: " The All-just addressed him through " Miyanji Jabrat/il:'' and the note referring to this passage is not applicable to it.