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This book, without doubt, has guidance in it for the conscientious;
those who believe in the unseen, and steadily practice prayer, and give of what We have provided them,
and those who believe what has been sent down to you and what was sent down before you, and are certain of the Hereafter.
They follow guidance from their Lord, and they are the happy ones.
As for the ungrateful who refuse, it is the same to them whether you warn them or not; they do not believe.
God has sealed their hearts and their hearing, and covered their eyes; for them there is a great torment.
And among humankind are those who say they believe in God and the Last Day but they do not believe.
They try to deceive God and those who believe, but they do not deceive anyone except themselves, although they do not know it.
There is a sickness in their hearts, and God has made them sicker; and theirs is a painful torment, because they were in fact lying.
And when they are told not to make trouble on earth, they say they are only doing good.
Is it not that they are in fact the troublemakers, without even knowing it?
And when it is said to them, "Believe as the people believe," they say, "Shall we believe as imbeciles believe?" No, it is they, they who are the imbeciles, though they do not know.
And when they encounter those who believe, they say, "We believe." But when they are alone with their obsessions, they say, "We are in fact with you; we were only joking."
God will make a joke of them. amplifying their outrages as they wander astray.
They are the ones who have bartered guidance for error: thus their trade does not profit and they are not guided.
What they are like is one who lit a fire, and when it illumined everything around, God took their light and left them in darkness. unseeing.
Deaf, dumb, and blind, they will not get back.
Or like a raincloud from the sky, in it darkness, thunder, and lightning. They put their fingers in their ears against the peal in fear of death: yet God surrounds the ungrateful.
The lightening nearly dazzles their eyes. Every time is shines on them, they walk theirin; and when it grows dark overy them, they stand still. And if God willed, God would have taken away their hearing and their seeing. For God has power over everything
The lightning nearly takes away their vision. Every time it sheds light for them, they walk in it; and when it grows dark upon them, they stand still. And if God willed, God could remove their hearing and their seeing: for God has power over all things.
O People! Serve your Lord, who created you and those before you, so that you may be conscientious;
who has made the earth a couch for you, and the heavens a roof, and who sends water down from the skies, and who brings forth from it fruits for your sustenance. So do not suppose anything to be like God, when you know.
How can you deny God, since you were dead and God gave you life; and will then kill you, and then bring you to life; then you will be returned to God.
God it is who created for you all that is on the earth, then turned to the heights and fashioned them into seven heavens; and God is completely aware of all things.
And when your Lord said to the angels, “I am placing a deputy on earth,” they said, ''Will you put someone who will cause trouble there and shed blood? And while we sing Your praise and glorify You?" God said, "I know what you do not know."
And God taught Adam the names, all of them; then set the1n before the angels and said, “Tell me these names. if you speak the truth."
They said, "Glory to You! No knowledge is ours but what you have taught us. For You are most knowing, most wise."
God said, "Adam, tell them their names." And when he had told them their names, God said, “Did I not tell you I know the mysteries of the heavens and the earth? And I know what you disclose, and what you have been concealing."
And when We said to the angels, '"Bow to Adam," they bowed, except one, Ibliis: he refused, and showed arrogance; and he was of the ungrateful.
And We said, "Adam, live in the garden, you and your wife; and eat of it comfortably, as you wish. But do not go near to this tree, for you would become abusive tyrants."
But then the Obsessor made them both slip and fall from there, and dislodged them from the state they had been in. And We said, “Let you all descend, with enmity among you. And there will be housing and food for you on earth for a while."
Then Adam received instruction from his Lord, and God relented toward him; for God is most relenting, most merciful.
We said, “Let all of you descend from there; but if guidance does indeed come to you from Me, then whoever follows My guidance will have nothing to fear and will not sorrow.
"And as for those who ungratefully repudiate Our signs and accuse them of falsity, they are the company of the fire; they are the ones who stay in it."
And do not obscure truth by falsehood, or knowingly conceal the truth;
and be constant in prayer. and give charity. and worship with the worshipful.
Do you command people to be just when you forget yourselves even though you read the Book? Now won't you understand?
And seek help with patience and prayer; though it is indeed hard except for the humble.
those who consider that they will meet their Lord, and that they will return to God.
And be wary of a day when no soul can compensate for another soul at all, and no intercession is accepted frorr1 it, and no ransom is taken fron1 it. and they will not be helped.
Be they Muslims, Jews, Christians, or Sabians, those who believe in God and the Last Day and who do good have their reward with their Lord. They have nothing to fear, and they will not sorrow.
Worship nothing but God; be good to your parents and relatives, and to the orphan and the poor. Speak nicely to people, be constant in prayer, and give charity.
And when We took your promise that you would not shed the blood of your own, and would not drive your own from their homes, you then confirmed it, as you yourselves bear witness.
But then you yourselves killed your own people, and drove a group from among you out of their homes, assisting efforts against them with iniquity and enmity.
We gave Moses the Book, and caused messengers to follow after him. And We gave clear proofs to Jesus son of Mary, and We strengthened him with the holy spirit. Are you not haughty and arrogant whenever a messenger comes to you with what your selves do not
Wretched is that for which they have sold themselves, that they should reject what God has sent down in arrogant jealousy that God should send it down from divine grace upon whomever of Its servants God wills. So they have brought on themselves wrath upon
Solomon was not an ungrateful misbeliever, but the obsessive were ungrateful and misbelieved; they taught humanity magic and what came down to the angels at Babylon, Haaruut and Maaruut. But these two never taught anyone without saying, “we are only a tes
And if only they had been faithful and conscientious, the reward from the presence of God would have surely been better; if only they had known!
To God belong the East and the West; and wherever you turn, there is the Face of God. For God is on1nipresent, all-knowing.
Yet they say God has begotten a son. Glory to God! No, to God belongs all in the heavens and the earth; everything is obedient to God.
God is the originator of the heavens and the earth; and whenever God decrees anything, God says to it. "Be!” and it is.
Say, "We believe in God, and what was revealed to us, and what was revealed to Abraham and Ishmae and Isaac and Joseph and the Tribes, and what was given to Moses and Jesus, and what was given to the prophets from their Lord. And we do not make any distin
And your God is one God: there is no God but The One, the Compassionate, the Merciful.
Behold, in the creation of the heavens and the earth, and the alternation of night and day, and the ships that sail on the sea to profit the people, and the water God rains from the skies, thereby enlivening the earth after it has died, and spreading anim
It is not righteous that you turn your faces east and west: but they are righteous who believe in God and the last day, and the angels and the Book, and the prophets; and who donate goods and money for love of God to relatives and orphans, and to the poor
Faithful believers, spend of what We have provided for you, before there comes a day on which there is no barter and no friendship and no mediation. And it is the ungrateful who abuse and oppress.
God! There is no God but The One, the Living, the Self-subsistent: drowsiness does not overtake God, nor sleep. To God belongs what is in the heavens and the earth: who could there be who can intercede with God except by leave of God? God knows what is in
There is to be no compulsion in religion. True direction is in fact distinct from error: so whoever disbelieves in idols and believes in God has taken hold of the most reliable handle, which does not break. For God is all-hearing and all-knowing.
Those who spend their wealth in the way of God and then do not follow what they spend with reminders of their generosity or with abusive treatment, they have their reward with their Lord. And there is nothing for them to fear, and they will not sorrow.
Kind and forgiving words are better than charity followed by abuse. And God, having no needs, is most supremely clement.
Believers, do not nullify your charities by reminders of your generosity, or by abusive behavior, as do those who spend their wealth to be seen by the people, without believing in God and the last day. And what that is like is a hard stone with dust on it
And the example of those who spend their wealth seeking to please God and strengthen their souls is as that of a garden on a knoll on which there- falls a heavy rain and it brings forth double its fruits; or if no heavy rain falls, then dew. And God sees
The messenger believes in what has been revealed to him from his Lord. and so do all the faithful. Each believes in God and God's angels, and God's Books and God's Envoys. We do not make a distinction among individual prophets of God. And they say, “we he
God does not compel a soul to do what is beyond its capacity: it gets what it has earned, and is responsible for what it deserves. Our Lord, please do not punish us if we forget or we err. And please, our Lord, do not place on us a burden like that You pu
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