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15:1  Alif, Lam, Ra. These are the Verses of the Book; a Quran that makes things clear
15:2  Perhaps those who disbelieve would like to become Muslims.
15:3  Leave them to eat, and enjoy, and be lulled by hope. They will find out
15:4  We have never destroyed a town unless it had a set time
15:5  No nation can bring its time forward, nor can they delay it
15:6  And they said, 'O you who received the message, you are insane.'
15:7  Why do you not bring us the angels, if you are truthful?'
15:8  We do not send the angels down except with reason, and they will not be held back
15:9  Surely We revealed the Message, and We will surely preserve it.
15:10  We sent others before you, to the former communities
15:11  But no messenger came to them, but they ridiculed him
15:12  Thus We slip it into the hearts of the guilty
15:13  They do not believe in it, though the ways of the ancients have passed away
15:14  Even if We opened for them a gateway into the sky, and they began to ascend through it
15:15  They would still say, 'Our eyes are hallucinating; in fact, we are people bewitched.'
15:16  We placed constellations in the sky, and made them beautiful to the beholders
15:17  And We guarded them from every outcast devil
15:18  Except one who steals a hearing, and is followed by a visible projectile
15:19  We spread the earth, and placed stabilizers in it, and in it We grew all things in proper measure
15:20  And in it We created livelihoods for you, and for those for whom you are not the providers
15:21  There is not a thing but with Us are its stores, and We send it down only in precise measure
15:22  We send the fertilizing winds; and send down water from the sky, and give it to you to drink, and you are not the ones who store it
15:23  It is We who give life and cause death, and We are the Inheritors
15:24  And We know those of you who go forward, and We know those who lag behind
15:25  It is your Lord who will gather them together. He is the Wise, the Knowing
15:26  We created the human being from clay, from molded mud
15:27  And the jinn We created before, from piercing fire
15:28  Your Lord said to the angels, 'I am creating a human being from clay, from molded mud.'
15:29  'When I have formed him, and breathed into him of My spirit, fall down prostrating before him.'
15:30  So the angels prostrated themselves, all together
15:31  Except for Satan. He refused to be among those who prostrated themselves
15:32  He said, 'O Satan, what kept you from being among those who prostrated themselves?'
15:33  He said, 'I am not about to prostrate myself before a human being, whom You created from clay, from molded mud.'
15:34  He said, 'Then get out of here, for you are an outcast'
15:35  'And the curse will be upon you until the Day of Judgment.'
15:36  He said, 'My Lord, reprieve me until the Day they are resurrected.'
15:37  He said, 'You are of those reprieved.'
15:38  'Until the Day of the time appointed.'
15:39  He said, 'My Lord, since You have lured me away, I will glamorize for them on earth, and I will lure them all away.'
15:40  'Except for Your sincere servants among them.'
15:41  He said, 'This is a right way with Me.'
15:42  'Over My servants you have no authority, except for the sinners who follow you.'
15:43  And Hell is the meeting-place for them all.
15:44  'It has seven doors; for each door is an assigned class.'
15:45  But the righteous will be in gardens with springs.
15:46  'Enter it in peace and security.'
15:47  And We will remove all ill-feelings from their hearts—brothers and sisters, on couches facing one another
15:48  No fatigue will ever touch them therein, nor will they be asked to leave it
15:49  Inform My servants that I am the Forgiver, the Merciful
15:50  And that My punishment is the painful punishment
15:51  And inform them of the guests of Abraham.
15:52  When they entered upon him, and said, 'Peace.' He said, 'We are wary of you.'
15:53  They said, 'Do not fear; we bring you good news of a boy endowed with knowledge.'
15:54  He said, 'Do you bring me good news, when old age has overtaken me? What good news do you bring?'
15:55  They said, 'We bring you good news in truth, so do not despair.'
15:56  He said, 'And who despairs of his Lord's mercy but the lost?'
15:57  He said, 'So what is your business, O envoys?'
15:58  They said, 'We were sent to a sinful people.'
15:59  'Except for the family of Lot; we will save them all.'
15:60  'Except for his wife.' We have determined that she will be of those who lag behind
15:61  And when the envoys came to the family of Lot
15:62  He said, 'You are a people unknown to me.'
15:63  They said, 'We bring you what they have doubts about.'
15:64  'We bring you the truth, and we are truthful.'
15:65  'Travel with your family at the dead of the night, and follow up behind them, and let none of you look back, and proceed as commanded.'
15:66  And We informed him of Our decree: the last remnant of these will be uprooted by early morning
15:67  And the people of the town came joyfully
15:68  He said, 'These are my guests, so do not embarrass me.'
15:69  'And fear God, and do not disgrace me.'
15:70  They said, 'Did we not forbid you from strangers?'
15:71  He said, 'These are my daughters, if you must.'
15:72  By your life, they were blundering in their drunkenness
15:73  So the Blast struck them at sunrise
15:74  And We turned it upside down, and rained down upon them stones of baked clay
15:75  Surely in that are lessons for those who read signs
15:76  And it is on an existing road
15:77  Surely in that is a sign for the believers
15:78  The people of the Woods were also wrongdoers
15:79  So We took revenge upon them. Both are clearly documented
15:80  The people of the Rock also rejected the messengers
15:81  We gave them Our revelations, but they turned away from them
15:82  They used to carve homes in the mountains, feeling secure
15:83  But the Blast struck them in the morning
15:84  All they had acquired was of no avail to them.
15:85  We did not create the heavens and the earth, and what lies between them, except with truth. The Hour is coming, so forgive with gracious forgiveness
15:86  Your Lord is the All-Knowing Creator
15:87  We have given you seven of the pairs, and the Grand Quran
15:88  Do not extend your eyes towards what We have bestowed on some couples of them to enjoy, and do not grieve over them, and lower your wing to the believers
15:89  And say, 'I am the clear warner.'
15:90  Just as We sent down to the separatists
15:91  Those who made the Quran obsolete
15:92  By your Lord, we will question them all
15:93  About what they used to do
15:94  So proclaim openly what you are commanded, and turn away from the polytheists
15:95  We are enough for you against the mockers
15:96  Those who set up another god with God. They will come to know
15:97  We are aware that your heart is strained by what they say
15:98  So glorify the praise of your Lord, and be among those who bow down
15:99  And worship your Lord in order to attain certainty