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Robes of Honour

Khilat In Pre-Colonial and Colonial India

by Stewart Gordon

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7394674M
ISBN 100195663225
ISBN 109780195663228

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(11) And white robes were givenThe victims, however, are not forgotten. There was given to them (each) a white robe. The white robes, the glistening apparel of the saints (comp. Revelation ), shall be theirs; each shall receive are robes of righteousness (Revelation ); they are robes of honour (Revelation ), for those who wear them are like God, seeing Him as He is.

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