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

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PICKTHAL: Alif. Lam. Mim.

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030.002

PICKTHAL: The Romans have been defeated

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PICKTHAL: In the nearer land, and they, after their defeat will be
victorious

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PICKTHAL: Within ten years - Allah's is the command in the former case and
in the latter - and in that day believers will rejoice

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PICKTHAL: In Allah's help to victory. He helpeth to victory whom He will.
He is the Mighty, the Merciful.

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030.006

PICKTHAL: It is a promise of Allah. Allah faileth not His promise, but most
of mankind know not.

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030.007

PICKTHAL: They know only some appearance of the life of the world, and are
heedless of the Hereafter.

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030.008

PICKTHAL: Have they not pondered upon themselves? Allah created not the
heavens and the earth, and that which is between them, save with truth and
for a destined end. But truly many of mankind are disbelievers in the
meeting with their Lord.

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PICKTHAL: Have they not travelled in the land and seen the nature of the
consequence for those who were before them? They were stronger than these
in power, and they dug the earth and built upon it more than these have
built. Messengers of their own came unto them with clear proofs (of Allah's
Sovereignty). Surely Allah wronged them not, but they did wrong themselves.

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030.010

PICKTHAL: Then evil was the consequence to those who dealt in evil, because
they denied the revelations of Allah and made a mock of them.

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030.011

PICKTHAL: Allah produceth creation, then He reproduceth it, then unto Him
ye will be returned.

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030.012

PICKTHAL: And in the day when the Hour riseth the unrighteous will despair.

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030.013

PICKTHAL: There will be none to intercede for them of those whom they made
equal with Allah. And they will reject their partners (whom they ascribed
unto Him).

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030.014

PICKTHAL: In the day when the Hour cometh, in that day they will be
sundered.

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030.015

PICKTHAL: As for those who believed and did good works, they will be made
happy in a Garden.

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PICKTHAL: But as for those who disbelieved and denied Our revelations, and
denied the meeting of the Hereafter, such will be brought to doom.

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030.017

PICKTHAL: So glory be to Allah when ye enter the night and when ye enter
the morning -

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030.018

PICKTHAL: Unto Him be praise in the heavens and the earth! - and at the
sun's decline and in the noonday.

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030.019

PICKTHAL: He bringeth forth the living from the dead, and He bringeth forth
the dead from the living, and He reviveth the earth after her death. And
even so will ye be brought forth.

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PICKTHAL: And of His signs is this: He created you of dust, and behold you
human beings, ranging widely!

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030.021

PICKTHAL: And of His signs is this: He created for you helpmeets from
yourselves that ye might find rest in them, and He ordained between you
love and mercy. Lo! herein indeed are portents for folk who reflect.

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030.022

PICKTHAL: And of His signs is the creation of the heavens and the earth,
and the difference of your languages and colours. Lo! herein indeed are
portents for men of knowledge.

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030.023

PICKTHAL: And of His signs is your slumber by night and by day, and your
seeking of His bounty. Lo! herein indeed are portents for folk who heed.

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030.024

PICKTHAL: And of His signs is this: He showeth you the lightning for a fear
and for a hope, and sendeth down water from the sky, and thereby quickeneth
the earth after her death. Lo! herein indeed are portents for folk who
understand.

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030.025

PICKTHAL: And of His signs is this: The heavens and the earth stand fast by
His command, and afterward, when He calleth you, lo! from the earth ye will
emerge.

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PICKTHAL: Unto Him belongeth whosoever is in the heavens and the earth. All
are obedient unto Him.

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PICKTHAL: He it is Who produceth creation, then reproduceth it, and it is
easier for Him. His is the Sublime Similitude in the heavens and the earth.
He is the Mighty, the Wise.

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PICKTHAL: He coineth for you a similitude of yourselves. Have ye, from
among those whom your right hands possess, partners in the wealth We have
bestowed upon you, equal with you in respect thereof, so that ye fear them
as ye fear each other (that ye ascribe unto Us partners out of that which
We created)? Thus We display the revelations for people who have sense.

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PICKTHAL: Nay, but those who do wrong follow their own lusts without
knowledge. Who is able to guide him whom Allah hath sent astray? For such
there are no helpers.

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PICKTHAL: So set thy purpose (O Muhammad) for religion as a man by nature
upright - the nature (framed) of Allah, in which He hath created man. There
is no altering (the laws of) Allah's creation. That is the right religion,
but most men know not -

SHAKIR: Then set your face upright for religion in the right state-- the
nature made by Allah in which He has made men; there is no altering of
Allah's creation; that is the right religion, but most people do not know--

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030.031

PICKTHAL: Turning unto Him (only); and be careful of your duty unto Him and
establish worship, and be not of those who ascribe partners (unto Him);

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030.032

PICKTHAL: Of those who split up their religion and became schismatics, each
sect exulting in its tenets.

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PICKTHAL: And when harm toucheth men they cry unto their Lord, turning to
Him in repentance; then, when they have tasted of His mercy, behold! some
of them attribute partners to their Lord

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PICKTHAL: So as to disbelieve in that which We have given them. (Unto such
it is said): Enjoy yourselves awhile, but ye will come to know.

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PICKTHAL: Or have We revealed unto them any warrant which speaketh of that
which they associate with Him?

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PICKTHAL: And when We cause mankind to taste of mercy they rejoice therein;
but if an evil thing befall them as the consequence of their own deeds, lo!
they are in despair!

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PICKTHAL: See they not that Allah enlargeth the provision for whom He will,
and straiteneth (it for whom He will). Lo! herein indeed are portents for
folk who believe.

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PICKTHAL: So give to the kinsman his due, and to the needy, and to the
wayfarer. That is best for those who seek Allah's Countenance. And such are
they who are successful.

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PICKTHAL: That which ye give in usury in order that it may increase on
(other) people's property hath no increase with Allah; but that which ye
give in charity, seeking Allah's Countenance, hath increase manifold.

charity, desiring Allah's pleasure-- it is these (persons) that shall get
manifold.

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PICKTHAL: Allah is He Who created you and then sustained you, then causeth
you to die, then giveth life to you again. Is there any of your (so-called)
partners (of Allah) that doeth aught of that? Praised and Exalted be He
above what they associate (with Him)!

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030.041

PICKTHAL: Corruption doth appear on land and sea because of (the evil)
which men's hands have done, that He may make them taste a part of that
which they have done, in order that they may return.

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PICKTHAL: Say (O Muhammad, to the disbelievers): Travel in the land, and
see the nature of the consequence for those who were before you! Most of
them were idolaters.

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030.043

PICKTHAL: So set thy purpose resolutely for the right religion, before the
inevitable day cometh from Allah. On that day mankind will be sundered-

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PICKTHAL: Whoso disbelieveth must (then) bear the consequences of his
disbelief, while those who do right make provision for themselves -

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PICKTHAL: That He may reward out of His bounty those who believe and do
good works. Lo! He loveth not the disbelievers (in His guidance).

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PICKTHAL: And of His signs is this: He sendeth herald winds to make you
taste His mercy, and that the ships may sail at His command, and that ye
may seek his favour, and that haply ye may be thankful.

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PICKTHAL: Verily We sent before thee (Muhammad) messengers to their own
folk. Then we took vengeance upon those who were guilty (in regard to
them). To help believers is ever incumbent upon Us.

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030.048

PICKTHAL: Allah is He Who sendeth the winds so that they raise clouds, and
spreadeth them along the sky as pleaseth Him, and causeth them to break and
thou seest the rain downpouring from within them. And when He maketh it to
fall on whom He will of His bondmen, lo! they rejoice;

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PICKTHAL: Though before that, even before it was sent down upon them, they
were in despair.

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PICKTHAL: Look, therefore, at the prints of Allah's mercy (in creation):
how He quickeneth the earth after her death. Lo! He verily is the Quickener
of the Dead, and He is Able to do all things.

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PICKTHAL: And if We sent a wind and they beheld it yellow, they verily
would still continue in their disbelief.

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PICKTHAL: For verily thou (Muhammad) canst not make the dead to hear, nor
canst thou make the deaf to hear the call when they have turned to flee.

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PICKTHAL: Nor canst thou guide the blind out of their error. Thou canst
make none to hear save those who believe in Our revelations so that they
surrender (unto Him).

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PICKTHAL: Allah is He Who shaped you out of weakness, then appointed after
weakness strength, then, after strength, appointed weakness and grey hair.
He createth what He will. He is the Knower, the Mighty.

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PICKTHAL: And on the day when the Hour riseth the guilty will vow that they
did tarry but an hour - thus were they ever deceived.

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PICKTHAL: But those to whom knowledge and faith are given will say: The
truth is, ye have tarried, by Allah's decree, until the Day of
Resurrection. This is the Day of Resurrection, but ye used not to know.

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PICKTHAL: In that day their excuses will not profit those who did
injustice, nor will they be allowed to make amends.

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030.058

PICKTHAL: Verily We have coined for mankind in this Qur'an all kinds of
similitudes; and indeed if thou camest unto them with a miracle, those who
disbelieve would verily exclaim: Ye are but tricksters!

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PICKTHAL: Thus doth Allah seal the hearts of those who know not.

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PICKTHAL: So have patience (O Muhammad)! Allah's promise is the very truth,
and let not those who have no certainty make thee impatient.

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