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When the elder brother saw his younger brother Ali stealing iron, he forbade him to do so.
The Fatwa indicated as well that Sharia religiously forbids that a person does anything that frightens another person to the extent that Prophet Muhammad forbade referring with a hand to another person face even if he was joking.
Members of the Taliban forbade women to teach or attend school.
The Davey case will be heard four decades after the Court forbade organized prayer and mandatory Bible reading in public schools, practices that had been widespread.
Luke 21:5-6 provides the context as Jesus predicts the destruction of the temple, saying: "As for these things that you see, the days will come when not one stone will be left upon another; all will be thrown down." King Zedekiah forbade discouraging talk about the city of Jerusalem under siege by the Babylonians, and we can be sure that Jesus' talk of destruction was forbidden by the chief priests and scribes.