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          In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful.

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PICKTHAL: O ye who believe! Fulfil your indentures. The beast of cattle is
made lawful unto you (for food) except that which is announced unto you
(herein), game being unlawful when ye are on the pilgrimage. Lo! Allah
ordaineth that which pleaseth Him.

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005.002

PICKTHAL: O ye who believe! Profane not Allah's monuments nor the Sacred
Month nor the offerings nor the garlands, nor those repairing to the Sacred
House, seeking the grace and pleasure of their Lord. But when ye have left
the sacred territory, then go hunting (if ye will). And let not your hatred
of a folk who (once) stopped your going to the inviolable place of worship
seduce you to transgress; but help ye one another unto righteousness and
pious duty. Help not one another unto sin and transgression, but keep your
duty to Allah. Lo! Allah is severe in punishment.

obligations of the pilgrimage, then hunt, and let not hatred of a people--
because they hindered you from the Sacred Masjid-- incite you to exceed the
limits, and help one another in goodness and piety, and do not help one
another in sin and aggression; and be careful of (your duty to) Allah;
surely Allah is severe in requiting (evil).

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PICKTHAL: Forbidden unto you (for food) are carrion and blood and
swineflesh, and that which hath been dedicated unto any other than Allah,
and the strangled, and the dead through beating, and the dead through
falling from a height, and that which hath been killed by (the goring of)
horns, and the devoured of wild beasts, saving that which ye make lawful
(by the death-stroke), and that which hath been immolated unto idols. And
(forbidden is it) that ye swear by the divining arrows. This is an
abomination. This day are those who disbelieve in despair of (ever harming)
your religion; so fear them not, fear Me! This day have I perfected your
religion for you and completed My favour unto you, and have chosen for you
as religion al-Islam. Whoso is forced by hunger, not by will, to sin: (for
him) lo! Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.

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PICKTHAL: They ask thee (O Muhammad) what is made lawful for them. Say:
(all) good things are made lawful for you. And those beasts and birds of
prey which ye have trained as hounds are trained, ye teach them that which
Allah taught you; so eat of that which they catch for you and mention
Allah's name upon it, and observe your duty to Allah. Lo! Allah is swift to
take account.

training them to hunt-- you teach them of what Allah has taught you-- so
eat of that which they catch for you and mention the name of Allah over it;
and be careful of (your duty to) Allah; surely Allah is swift in reckoning.

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PICKTHAL: This day are (all) good things made lawful for you. The food of
those who have received the Scripture is lawful for you, and your food is
lawful for them. And so are the virtuous women of the believers and the
virtuous women of those who received the Scripture before you (lawful for
you) when ye give them their marriage portions and live with them in
honour, not in fornication, nor taking them as secret concubines. Whoso
denieth the faith, his work is vain and he will be among the losers in the
Hereafter.

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PICKTHAL: O ye who believe! When ye rise up for prayer, wash you faces, and
your hands up to the elbows, and lightly rub your heads and (wash) your
feet up to the ankles. And if ye are unclean, purify yourselves. And if ye
are sick or on a journey, or one of you cometh from the closet, or ye have
had contact with women, and ye find not water, then go to clean, high
ground and rub your faces and your hands with some of it. Allah would not
place a burden on you, but He would purify you and would perfect His grace
upon you, that ye may give thanks.

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PICKTHAL: Remember Allah's grace upon you and His covenant by which He
bound you when ye said: We hear and we obey; And keep your duty to Allah.
Lo! He knoweth what is in the breasts (of men).

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005.008

PICKTHAL: O ye who believe! Be steadfast witnesses for Allah in equity, and
let not hatred of any people seduce you that ye deal not justly. Deal
justly, that is nearer to your duty. Observe your duty to Allah. Lo! Allah
is Informed of what ye do.

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005.009

PICKTHAL: Allah hath promised those who believe and do good works: Theirs
will be forgiveness and immense reward.

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005.010

PICKTHAL: And they who disbelieve and deny Our revelations, such are
rightful owners of hell.

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005.011

PICKTHAL: O ye who believe! Remember Allah's favour unto you, how a people
were minded to stretch out their hands against you but He withheld their
hands from you; and keep your duty to Allah. In Allah let believers put
their trust.

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005.012

PICKTHAL: Allah made a covenant of old with the Children of Israel and We
raised among them twelve chieftains, and Allah said: Lo! I am with you. If
ye establish worship and pay the poor-due, and believe in My messengers and
support them, and lend unto Allah a kindly loan, surely I shall remit your
sins, and surely I shall bring you into Gardens underneath which rivers
flow. Whoso among you disbelieveth after this will go astray from a plain
road.

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005.013

PICKTHAL: And because of their breaking their covenant, We have cursed them
and made hard their hearts. They change words from their context and forget
a part of that whereof they were admonished. Thou wilt not cease to
discover treachery from all save a few of them. But bear with them and
pardon them. Lo! Allah loveth the kindly.

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005.014

PICKTHAL: And with those who say: "Lo! we are Christians," We made a
covenant, but they forgot a part of that whereof they were admonished.
Therefor We have stirred up enmity and hatred among them till the Day of
Resurrection, when Allah will inform them of their handiwork.

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005.015

PICKTHAL: O People of the Scripture! Now hath Our messenger come unto you,
expounding unto you much of that which ye used to hide in the Scripture,
and forgiving much. now hath come unto you light from Allah and plain
Scripture,

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005.016

PICKTHAL: Whereby Allah guideth him who seeketh His good pleasure unto
paths of peace. He bringeth them out of darkness unto light by His decree,
and guideth them unto a straight path.

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005.017

PICKTHAL: They indeed have disbelieved who say: Lo! Allah is the Messiah,
son of Mary. Say: Who then can do aught against Allah, if He had willed to
destroy the Messiah son of Mary, and his mother and everyone on earth?
Allah's is the Sovereignty of the heavens and the earth and all that is
between them. He createth what He will. And Allah is Able to do all things.

SHAKIR: Certainly they disbelieve who say: Surely, Allah-- He is the
Messiah, son of Marium. Say: Who then could control anything as against
Allah when He wished to destroy the Messiah son of Marium and his mother
and all those on the earth? And Allah's is the kingdom of the heavens and
the earth and what is between them; He creates what He pleases; and Allah
has power over all things,

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005.018

PICKTHAL: The Jews and Christians say: We are sons of Allah and His loved
ones. Say: Why then doth He chastise you for your sins? Nay, ye are but
mortals of His creating. He forgiveth whom He will, and chastiseth whom He
will. Allah's is the Sovereignty of the heavens and the earth and all that
is between them, and unto Him is the journeying.

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005.019

PICKTHAL: O People of the Scripture! Now hath Our messenger come unto you
to make things plain unto you after an interval (of cessation) of the
messengers, lest ye should say: There came not unto us a messenger of cheer
nor any warner. Now hath a messenger of cheer and a warner come unto you.
Allah is Able to do all things.

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005.020

PICKTHAL: And (remember) when Moses said unto his people: O my people!
Remember Allah's favour unto you, how He placed among you prophets, and He
made you kings, and gave you that (which) He gave not to any (other) of
(His) creatures.

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005.021

PICKTHAL: O my people! Go into the holy land which Allah hath ordained for
you. Turn not in flight, for surely ye turn back as losers:

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005.022

PICKTHAL: They said: O Moses! Lo! a giant people (dwell) therein and lo! we
go not in till they go forth from thence. When they go forth from thence,
then we will enter (not till then).

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PICKTHAL: Then out spake two of those who feared (their Lord, men) unto
whom Allah had been gracious: Enter in upon them by the gate, for if ye
enter by it, lo! ye will be victorious. So put your trust (in Allah) if ye
are indeed believers.

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005.024

PICKTHAL: They said: O Moses! We will never enter (the land) while they are
in it. So go thou and thy Lord and fight! We will sit here.

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005.025

PICKTHAL: He said: My Lord! I have control of none but myself and my
brother, so distinguish between us and the wrong-doing folk.

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005.026

PICKTHAL: (Their Lord) said: For this the land will surely be forbidden
them for forty years that they will wander in the earth, bewildered. So
grieve not over the wrongdoing folk.

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005.027

PICKTHAL: But recite unto them with truth the tale of the two sons of Adam,
how they offered each a sacrifice, and it was accepted from the one of them
and it was not accepted from the other. (The one) said: I will surely kill
thee. (The other) answered: Allah accepteth only from those who ward off
(evil).

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005.028

PICKTHAL: Even if thou stretch out thy hand against me to kill me, I shall
not stretch out my hand against thee to kill thee, lo! I fear Allah, the
Lord of the Worlds.

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005.029

PICKTHAL: Lo! I would rather thou shouldst bear the punishment of the sin
against me and thine own sin and become one of the owners of the fire. That
is the reward of evil-doers.

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005.030

PICKTHAL: But (the other's) mind imposed on him the killing of his brother,
so he slew him and became one of the losers.

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005.031

PICKTHAL: Then Allah sent a raven scratching up the ground, to show him how
to hide his brother's naked corpse. He said: Woe unto me! Am I not able to
be as this raven and so hide my brother's naked corpse? And he became
repentant.

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PICKTHAL: For that cause We decreed for the Children of Israel that
whosoever killeth a human being for other than manslaughter or corruption
in the earth, it shall be as if he had killed all mankind, and whoso saveth
the life of one, it shall be as if he had saved the life of all mankind.
Our messengers came unto them of old with clear proofs (of Allah's
Sovereignty), but afterwards lo! many of them became prodigals in the
earth.

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PICKTHAL: The only reward of those who make war upon Allah and His
messenger and strive after corruption in the land will be that they will be
killed or crucified, or have their hands and feet on alternate sides cut
off, or will be expelled out of the land. Such will be their degradation in
the world, and in the Hereafter theirs will be an awful doom;

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005.034

PICKTHAL: Save those who repent before ye overpower them. For know that
Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.

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005.035

PICKTHAL: O ye who believe! Be mindful of your duty to Allah, and seek the
way of approach unto Him, and strive in His way in order that ye may
succeed.

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PICKTHAL: As for those who disbelieve, lo! if all that is in the earth were
theirs, and as much again therewith, to ransom them from the doom on the
Day of Resurrection, it would not be accepted from them. Theirs will be a
painful doom.

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PICKTHAL: They will wish to come forth from the Fire, but they will not
come forth from it. Theirs will be a lasting doom.

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005.038

PICKTHAL: As for the thief, both male and female, cut off their hands. It
is the reward of their own deeds, an exemplary punishment from Allah. Allah
is Mighty, Wise.

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PICKTHAL: But whoso repenteth after his wrongdoing and amendeth, lo! Allah
will relent toward him. Lo! Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.

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PICKTHAL: Knowest thou not that unto Allah belongeth the Sovereignty of the
heavens and the earth? He punisheth whom He will, and forgiveth whom He
will. Allah is Able to do all things.

SHAKIR: Do you not know that Allah-- His is the kingdom of the heavens and
the earth; He chastises whom He pleases; and forgives whom He pleases and
Allah has power over all things.

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PICKTHAL: O Messenger! Let not them grieve thee who vie one with another in
the race to disbelief, of such as say with their mouths: "We believe," but
their hearts believe not, and of the Jews: listeners for the sake of
falsehood, listeners on behalf of other folk who come not unto thee,
changing words from their context and saying: If this be given unto you,
receive it, but if this be not given unto you, then beware! He whom Allah
doometh unto sin, thou (by thine efforts) wilt avail him naught against
Allah. Those are they for whom the Will of Allah is that He cleanse not
their hearts. Theirs in the world will be ignominy, and in the Hereafter an
awful doom;

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PICKTHAL: Listeners for the sake of falsehood! Greedy for illicit gain! If
then they have recourse unto thee (Muhammad) judge between them or disclaim
jurisdiction. If thou disclaimest jurisdiction, then they cannot harm thee
at all. But if thou judgest, judge between them with equity. Lo! Allah
loveth the equitable.

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PICKTHAL: How come they unto thee for judgment when they have the Torah,
wherein Allah hath delivered judgment (for them)? Yet even after that they
turn away. Such (folk) are not believers.

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PICKTHAL: Lo! We did reveal the Torah, wherein is guidance and a light, by
which the prophets who surrendered (unto Allah) judged the Jews, and the
rabbis and the priests (judged) by such of Allah's Scripture as they were
bidden to observe, and thereunto were they witnesses. So fear not mankind,
but fear Me. And My revelations for a little gain. Whoso judgeth not by
that which Allah hath revealed: such are disbelievers.

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PICKTHAL: And We prescribed for them therein: The life for the life, and
the eye for the eye, and the nose for the nose, and the ear for the ear,
and the tooth for the tooth, and for wounds retaliation. But whoso forgoeth
it (in the way of charity) it shall be expiation for him. Whoso judgeth not
by that which Allah hath revealed: such are wrong-doers.

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PICKTHAL: And We caused Jesus, son of Mary, to follow in their footsteps,
confirming that which was (revealed) before him in the Torah, and We
bestowed on him the Gospel wherein is guidance and a light, confirming that
which was (revealed) before it in the Torah - a guidance and an admonition
unto those who ward off (evil).

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PICKTHAL: Let the People of the Gospel judge by that which Allah hath
revealed therein. Whoso judgeth not by that which Allah hath revealed: such
are evil-livers.

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PICKTHAL: And unto thee have We revealed the Scripture with the truth,
confirming whatever Scripture was before it, and a watcher over it. So
judge between them by that which Allah hath revealed, and follow not their
desires away from the truth which hath come unto thee. For each We have
appointed a divine law and a traced-out way. Had Allah willed He could have
made you one community. But that He may try you by that which He hath given
you (He hath made you as ye are). So vie one with another in good works.
Unto Allah ye will all return, and He will then inform you of that wherein
ye differ.

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PICKTHAL: So judge between them by that which Allah hath revealed, and
follow not their desires, but beware of them lest they seduce thee from
some part of that which Allah hath revealed unto thee. And if they turn
away, then know that Allah's Will is to smite them for some sin of theirs.
Lo! many of mankind are evil-livers.

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PICKTHAL: Is it a judgment of the time of (pagan) ignorance that they are
seeking? Who is better than Allah for judgment to a people who have
certainty (in their belief)?

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005.051

PICKTHAL: O ye who believe! Take not the Jews and the Christians for
friends. They are friends one to another. He among you who taketh them for
friends is (one) of them. Lo! Allah guideth not wrongdoing folk.

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PICKTHAL: And thou seest those in whose heart is a disease race toward
them, saying: We fear lest a change of fortune befall us. And it may happen
that Allah will vouchsafe (unto thee) the victory, or a commandment from
His presence. Then will they repent them of their secret thoughts.

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PICKTHAL: Then will the believers say (unto the people of the Scripture):
are these they who swore by Allah their most binding oaths that they were
surely with you? Their works have failed, and they have become the losers.

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PICKTHAL: O ye who believe! Whoso of you becometh a renegade from his
religion, (know that in his stead) Allah will bring a people whom He loveth
and who love Him, humble toward believers, stern toward disbelievers,
striving in the way of Allah, and fearing not the blame of any blamer. Such
is the grace of Allah which He giveth unto whom He will. Allah is
All-Embracing, All-Knowing.

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PICKTHAL: Your guardian can be only Allah; and His messenger and those who
believe, who establish worship and pay the poordue, and bow down (in
prayer).

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005.056

PICKTHAL: And whoso taketh Allah and His messenger and those who believe
for guardian (will know that), lo! the party of Allah, they are the
victorious.

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005.057

PICKTHAL: O Ye who believe! Choose not for guardians such of those who
received the Scripture before you, and of the disbelievers, as make a jest
and sport of your religion. But keep your duty to Allah if ye are true
believers.

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PICKTHAL: And when ye call to prayer they take it for a jest and sport.
That is because they are a folk who understand not.

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005.059

PICKTHAL: Say: O People of the Scripture! Do ye blame us for aught else
than that we believe in Allah and that which is revealed unto us and that
which was revealed aforetime, and because most of you are evil-livers?

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PICKTHAL: Shall I tell thee of a worse (case) than theirs for retribution
with Allah? (Worse is the case of him) whom Allah hath cursed, him on whom
His wrath hath fallen and of whose sort Allah hath turned some to apes and
swine, and who serveth idols. Such are in worse plight and further astray
from the plain road.

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PICKTHAL: When they come unto you (Muslims), they say: We believe; but they
came in unbelief and they went out in the same; and Allah knoweth best what
they were hiding.

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PICKTHAL: And thou seest many of them vying one with another in sin and
transgression and their devouring of illicit gain. Verily evil is what they
do.

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PICKTHAL: Why do not the rabbis and the priests forbid their evil-speaking
and their devouring of illicit gain? Verily evil is their handiwork.

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PICKTHAL: The Jews say: Allah's hand is fettered. Their hands are fettered
and they are accursed for saying so. Nay, but both His hands are spread out
wide in bounty. He bestoweth as He will. That which hath been revealed unto
thee from thy Lord is certain to increase the contumacy and disbelief of
many of them, and We have cast among them enmity and hatred till the Day of
Resurrection. As often as they light a fire for war, Allah extinguisheth
it. Their effort is for corruption in the land, and Allah loveth not
corrupters.

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PICKTHAL: If only the People of the Scripture would believe and ward off
(evil), surely We should remit their sins from them and surely We should
bring them into Gardens of Delight.

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PICKTHAL: If they had observed the Torah and the Gospel and that which was
revealed unto them from their Lord, they would surely have been nourished
from above them and from beneath their feet. Among them there are people
who are moderate, but many of them are of evil conduct.

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PICKTHAL: O Messenger! Make known that which hath been revealed unto thee
from thy Lord, for if thou do it not, thou wilt not have conveyed His
message. Allah will protect thee from mankind. Lo! Allah guideth not the
disbelieving folk.

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PICKTHAL: Say O People of the Scripture! Ye have naught (of guidance) till
ye observe the Torah and the Gospel and that which was revealed unto you
from your Lord. That which is revealed unto thee (Muhammad) from thy Lord
is certain to increase the contumacy and disbelief of many of them. But
grieve not for the disbelieving folk.

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PICKTHAL: Lo! those who believe, and those who are Jews, and Sabaeans, and
Christians - Whosoever believeth in Allah and the Last Day and doeth right
- there shall no fear come upon them neither shall they grieve.

the Christians whoever believes in Allah and the last day and does good--
they shall have no fear nor shall they grieve.

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PICKTHAL: We made a covenant of old with the Children of Israel and We sent
unto them messengers. As often as a messenger came unto them with that
which their souls desired not (they became rebellious). Some (of them) they
denied and some they slew.

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PICKTHAL: They thought no harm would come of it, so they were wilfully
blind and deaf. And afterward Allah turned (in mercy) toward them. Now
(even after that) are many of them wilfully blind and deaf. Allah is Seer
of what they do.

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PICKTHAL: They surely disbelieve who say: Lo! Allah is the Messiah, son of
Mary. The Messiah (himself) said: O Children of Israel, worship Allah, my
Lord and your Lord. Lo! whoso ascribeth partners unto Allah, for him Allah
hath forbidden paradise. His abode is the Fire. For evil-doers there will
be no helpers.

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PICKTHAL: They surely disbelieve who say: Lo! Allah is the third of three;
when there is no Allah save the One Allah. If they desist not from so
saying a painful doom will fall on those of them who disbelieve.

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PICKTHAL: Will they not rather turn unto Allah and seek forgiveness of Him?
For Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.

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005.075

PICKTHAL: The Messiah, son of Mary, was no other than a messenger,
messengers (the like of whom) had passed away before him. And his mother
was a saintly woman. And they both used to eat (earthly) food. See how We
make the revelations clear for them, and see how they are turned away!

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PICKTHAL: Say: Serve ye in place of Allah that which possesseth for you
neither hurt nor use? Allah it is Who is the Hearer, the Knower.

any harm, or any profit? And Allah-- He is the Hearing, the Knowing.

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PICKTHAL: Say: O People of the Scripture! Stress not in your religion other
than the truth, and follow not the vain desires of folk who erred of old
and led many astray, and erred from a plain road.

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005.078

PICKTHAL: Those of the Children of Israel who went astray were cursed by
the tongue of David, and of Jesus, son of Mary. That was because they
rebelled and used to transgress.

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PICKTHAL: They restrained not one another from the wickedness they did.
Verily evil was that they used to do!

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PICKTHAL: Thou seest many of them making friends with those who disbelieve.
Surely ill for them is that which they themselves send on before them: that
Allah will be wroth with them and in the doom they will abide.

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PICKTHAL: If they believed in Allah and the Prophet and that which is
revealed unto him, they would not choose them for their friends. But many
of them are of evil conduct.

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005.082

PICKTHAL: Thou wilt find the most vehement of mankind in hostility to those
who believe (to be) the Jews and the idolaters. And thou wilt find the
nearest of them in affection to those who believe (to be) those who say:
Lo! We are Christians. That is because there are among them priests and
monks, and because they are not proud.

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PICKTHAL: When they listen to that which hath been revealed unto the
messengers, thou seest their eyes overflow with tears because of their
recognition of the Truth. They say: Our Lord, we believe. Inscribe us as
among the witnesses.

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PICKTHAL: How should we not believe in Allah and that which hath come unto
us of the Truth. And (how should we not) hope that our Lord will bring us
in along with righteous folk?

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PICKTHAL: Allah hath rewarded them for that their saying - Gardens
underneath which rivers flow, wherein they will abide for ever. That is the
reward of the good.

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005.086

PICKTHAL: But those who disbelieve and deny Our revelations, they are
owners of hell-fire.

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005.087

PICKTHAL: O ye who believe! Forbid not the good things which Allah hath
made lawful for you, and transgress not, Lo! Allah loveth not
transgressors.

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PICKTHAL: Eat of that which Allah hath bestowed on you as food lawful and
good, and keep your duty to Allah in Whom ye are believers.

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005.089

PICKTHAL: Allah will not take you to task for that which is unintentional
in your oaths, but He will take you to task for the oaths which ye swear in
earnest. The expiation thereof is the feeding of ten of the needy with the
average of that wherewith ye feed your own folk, or the clothing of them,
or the liberation of a slave, and for him who findeth not (the wherewithal
to do so) then a three days' fast. This is the expiation of your oaths when
ye have sworn; and keep your oaths. Thus Allah expoundeth unto you His
revelations in order that ye may give thanks.

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PICKTHAL: O ye who believe! Strong drink and games of chance and idols and
divining arrows are only an infamy of Satan's handiwork. Leave it aside in
order that ye may succeed.

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PICKTHAL: Satan seeketh only to cast among you enmity and hatred by means
of strong drink and games of chance, and to turn you from remembrance of
Allah and from (His) worship. Will ye then have done?

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PICKTHAL: Obey Allah and obey the messenger, and beware! But if ye turn
away, then know that the duty of Our messenger is only plain conveyance (of
the message).

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005.093

PICKTHAL: There shall be no sin (imputed) unto those who believe and do
good works for what they may have eaten (in the past). So be mindful of
your duty (to Allah), and believe, and do good works; and again: be mindful
of your duty, and believe; and once again: be mindful of your duty, and do
right. Allah loveth the good.

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PICKTHAL: O ye who believe! Allah will surely try you somewhat (in the
matter) of the game which ye take with your hands and your spears, that
Allah may know him who feareth Him in secret. Whoso transgresseth after
this, for him there is a painful doom.

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PICKTHAL: O ye who believe! Kill no wild game while ye are on the
pilgrimage. Whoso of you killeth it of set purpose he shall pay its forfeit
in the equivalent of that which he hath killed, of domestic animals, the
judge to be two men among you known for justice, (the forfeit) to be
brought as an offering to the Ka'bah; or, for expiation, he shall feed poor
persons, or the equivalent thereof in fasting, that he may taste the evil
consequences of his deed. Allah forgiveth whatever (of this kind) may have
happened in the past, but whoso relapseth, Allah will take retribution from
him. Allah is Mighty, Able to Requite (the wrong).

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005.096

PICKTHAL: To hunt and to eat the fish of the sea is made lawful for you, a
provision for you and for seafarers; but to hunt on land is forbidden you
so long as ye are on the pilgrimage. Be mindful of your duty to Allah, unto
Whom ye will be gathered.

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005.097

PICKTHAL: Allah hath appointed the Ka'bah, the Sacred House, a standard for
mankind, and the Sacred Month and the offerings and the garlands. That is
so that ye may know that Allah knoweth whatsoever is in the heavens and
whatsoever is in the earth, and that Allah is Knower of all things.

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005.098

PICKTHAL: Know that Allah is severe in punishment, but that Allah (also) is
Forgiving, Merciful.

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005.099

PICKTHAL: The duty of the messenger is only to convey (the message). Allah
knoweth what ye proclaim and what ye hide.

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005.100

PICKTHAL: Say: The evil and the good are not alike even though the plenty
of the evil attract thee. So be mindful of your duty to Allah, O men of
understanding, that ye may succeed.

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005.101

PICKTHAL: O ye who believe! Ask not of things which, if they were made unto
you, would trouble you; but if ye ask of them when the Qur'an is being
revealed, they will be made known unto you. Allah pardoneth this, for Allah
is Forgiving, Clement.

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005.102

PICKTHAL: A folk before you asked (for such disclosures) and then
disbelieved therein.

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005.103

PICKTHAL: Allah hath not appointed anything in the nature of a Bahirah or a
Sa'ibah or a Wasilah or a Hami, but those who disbelieve invent a lie
against Allah. Most of them have no sense.

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005.104

PICKTHAL: And when it is said unto them: Come unto that which Allah hath
revealed and unto the messenger, they say: Enough for us is that wherein we
found our fathers. What! Even though their fathers had no knowledge
whatsoever, and no guidance?

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005.105

PICKTHAL: O ye who believe! Ye have charge of your own souls. He who erreth
cannot injure you if ye are rightly guided. Unto Allah ye will all return;
and then He will inform you of what ye used to do.

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005.106

PICKTHAL: O ye who believe! Let there be witnesses between you when death
draweth nigh unto one of you, at the time of bequest - two witnesses, just
men from among you, or two others from another tribe, in case ye are
campaigning in the land and the calamity of death befall you. Ye shall
empanel them both after the prayer, and, if ye doubt, they shall be made to
swear by Allah (saying): We will not take a bribe, even though it were (on
behalf of) a near kinsman nor will we hide the testimony of Allah, for then
indeed we should be of the sinful.

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005.107

PICKTHAL: But then, if it is afterwards ascertained that both of them merit
(the suspicion of) sin, let two others take their place of those nearly
concerned, and let them swear by Allah, (saying): Verily our testimony is
truer than their testimony and we have not transgressed (the bounds of
duty), for them indeed we should be of the evil-doers.

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005.108

PICKTHAL: Thus it is more likely that they will bear true witness or fear
that after their oaths the oaths (of others) will be taken. So be mindful
of your duty (to Allah) and hearken. Allah guideth not the froward folk.

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005.109

PICKTHAL: In the day when Allah gathereth together the messengers, and
saith: What was your response (from mankind)? they say: We have no
knowledge. Lo! Thou, only Thou art the Knower of Things Hidden,

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005.110

PICKTHAL: When Allah saith: O Jesus, son of Mary! Remember My favour unto
thee and unto thy mother; how I strengthened thee with the holy Spirit, so
that thou spakest unto mankind in the cradle as in maturity; and how I
taught thee the Scripture and Wisdom and the Torah and the Gospel; and how
thou didst shape of clay as it were the likeness of a bird by My
permission, and didst blow upon it and it was a bird by My permission, and
thou didst heal him who was born blind and the leper by My permission; and
how thou didst raise the dead by My permission; and how I restrained the
Children of Israel from (harming) thee when thou camest unto them with
clear proofs, and those of them who disbelieved exclaimed: This is naught
else than mere magic;

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005.111

PICKTHAL: And when I inspired the disciples, (saying): Believe in Me and in
My messenger, they said: We believe. Bear witness that we have surrendered
(unto Thee) "we are muslims".

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005.112

PICKTHAL: When the disciples said: O Jesus, son of Mary! Is thy Lord able
to send down for us a table spread with food from heaven? He said: Observe
your duty to Allah, if ye are true believers.

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005.113

PICKTHAL: (They said:) We wish to eat thereof, that we may satisfy our
hearts and know that thou hast spoken truth to us, and that thereof we may
be witnesses.

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005.114

PICKTHAL: Jesus, son of Mary, said: O Allah, Lord of us! Send down for us a
table spread with food from heaven, that it may be a feast for us, for the
first of us and for the last of us, and a sign from Thee. Give us
sustenance, for Thou art the Best of Sustainers.

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005.115

PICKTHAL: Allah said: Lo! I send it down for you. And whoso disbelieveth of
you afterward, him surely will I punish with a punishment wherewith I have
not punished any of (My) creatures.

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005.116

PICKTHAL: And when Allah saith: O Jesus, son of Mary! Didst thou say unto
mankind: Take me and my mother for two gods beside Allah? he saith: Be
glorified! It was not mine to utter that to which I had no right. If I used
to say it, then Thou knewest it. Thou knowest what is in my mind, and I
know not what is in Thy Mind. Lo! Thou, only Thou, art the Knower of Things
Hidden?

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005.117

PICKTHAL: I spake unto them only that which Thou commandedst me, (saying):
Worship Allah, my Lord and your Lord. I was a witness of them while I dwelt
among them, and when Thou tookest me Thou wast the Watcher over them. Thou
art Witness over all things.

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005.118

PICKTHAL: If Thou punish them, lo! they are Thy slaves, and if Thou forgive
them (lo! they are Thy slaves). Lo! Thou, only Thou, art the Mighty, the
Wise.

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005.119

PICKTHAL: Allah saith: This is a day in which their truthfulness profiteth
the truthful, for theirs are Gardens underneath which rivers flow, wherein
they are secure for ever, Allah taking pleasure in them and they in Him.
That is the great triumph.

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005.120

PICKTHAL: Unto Allah belongeth the Sovereignty of the heavens and the earth
and whatsoever is therein, and He is Able to do all things.

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