28 Therefore in the resurrection whose wife shall she be of the seven? for they all had her.
28 Verse 28. Whose wife shall she be of the seven?] The rabbins
have said, That if a woman have two husbands in this world, she
shall have the first only restored to her in the world to come.
Sohar. Genes. fol. 24. The question put by these bad men is well
suited to the mouth of a libertine. Those who live without God in
the world have no other god than the world; and those who have
not that happiness which comes from the enjoyment of God have no
other pleasure than that which comes from the gratification of
sensual appetites. The stream cannot rise higher than the spring:
these men, and their younger brethren, atheists, deists, and
libertines of all sorts, can form no idea of heaven as a place of
blessedness, unless they can hope to find in it the gratification
of their sensual desires. On this very ground Mohammed built his