The Kitáb-i-Aqdas
91Let nothing grieve thee, O Land of Tá,* for God hath chosen thee to be the source of joy to all mankind. He shall, if it be His Will, bless thy throne with one who will rule with justice, who will gather together the flock of God which the wolves have scattered. Such a ruler will, with joy and gladness, turn his face towards, and extend his favors unto, the people of Bahá. He indeed is accounted in the sight of God as a jewel among men. Upon him rest forever the glory of God and the glory of all that dwell in the kingdom of His revelation.
 
* Ṭihrán
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Cross-References
Land of Tá,   n122
Ṭihrán,   n122
apostrophe addressed to,   16-17, K92, 163
Ṭihrán (cont.)
birthplace of
Bahá’u’lláh,   n123
revelation of Bahá’u’lláh,   9, n62, n126
Study Guide
What has God chosen for Ṭihrán?
Who will be accounted as a jewel among men?
(See Note 122)
What does the initial lettering “” used by Bahá’u’lláh mean?
What is the numerical value of “”?