[Image]  AL-ALAQ

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

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PICKTHAL: Read: In the name of thy Lord Who createth,

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PICKTHAL: Createth man from a clot.

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PICKTHAL: Read: And thy Lord is the Most Bounteous,

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PICKTHAL: Who teacheth by the pen,

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PICKTHAL: Teacheth man that which he knew not.

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PICKTHAL: Nay, but verily man is rebellious

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PICKTHAL: That he thinketh himself independent!

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PICKTHAL: Lo! unto thy Lord is the return.

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PICKTHAL: Hast thou seen him who dissuadeth

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PICKTHAL: A slave when he prayeth?

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PICKTHAL: Hast thou seen if he relieth on the guidance (of Allah)

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PICKTHAL: Or enjoineth piety?

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PICKTHAL: Hast thou seen if he denieth (Allah's guidance) and is froward?

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PICKTHAL: Is he then unaware that Allah seeth?

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PICKTHAL: Nay, but if he cease not We will seize him by the forelock -

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PICKTHAL: The lying, sinful forelock -

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PICKTHAL: Then let him call upon his henchmen!

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PICKTHAL: We will call the guards of hell.

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PICKTHAL: Nay, Obey not thou him. But prostrate thyself, and draw near
(unto Allah).

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