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26:1  Ta Sin Mi
26:2  Those are the signs of the Manifest Book
26:3  Perchance thou consumest thyself that they are not believers
26:4  If We will, We shall send down on them out of heaven a sign, so their necks will stay humbled to it
26:5  But never fresh remembrance comes to them from the All-merciful, except they turn away from it
26:6  So they have cried lies; therefore assuredly tidings will come to them of that they mocked at
26:7  What, have they not regarded the earth, how many therein We have caused to grow of every generous kind
26:8  Surely in that is a sign, yet most of them are not believers
26:9  Surely thy Lord, He is the All-mighty, the All-compassionate
26:10  And when thy Lord called to Moses, 'Go to the people of the evildoers
26:11  the people of Pharaoh; will they not be godfearing?
26:12  He said, 'My Lord, I fear they will cry me lies
26:13  and my breast will be straitened, and my tongue will not be loosed; so send to Aaron
26:14  They also have a sin against me, and I fear they will slay me.
26:15  Said He, 'No indeed; but go, both of you, with Our signs, and We assuredly shall be with you, listening
26:16  So go you to Pharaoh, and say, "Verily, I am the Messenger of the Lord of all Being
26:17  so send forth with us the Children of Israel."
26:18  He said, 'Did we not raise thee amongst us as a child? Didst thou not tarry among us years of thy life
26:19  And thou didst the deed thou didst, being one of the ungrateful!
26:20  Said he, 'Indeed I did it then, being one of those that stray
26:21  so I fled from you, fearing you. But my Lord gave me Judgment and made me one of the Envoys
26:22  That is a blessing thou reproachest me with, having enslaved the Children of Israel.
26:23  Pharaoh said, 'And what is the Lord of all Being?
26:24  He said, 'The Lord of the heavens and earth, and what between them is, if you have faith.
26:25  Said he to those about him, 'Do you not hear?
26:26  He said, 'Your Lord and the Lord of your fathers, the ancients.
26:27  Said he, 'Surely your Messenger who was sent to you is possessed!
26:28  He said, 'The Lord of the East and West, and what between them is, if you have understanding,
26:29  Said he, 'If thou takest a god other than me, I shall surely make thee one of the imprisoned.
26:30  He said, 'What, even though I brought thee something so manifest?
26:31  Said he, 'Bring it then, if thou art of the truthful.
26:32  So he cast his staff, and behold, it was a serpent manifest
26:33  And he drew forth his hand, and lo, it was white to the beholders
26:34  Said he to the Council about him, 'Surely this man is a cunning sorcere
26:35  who desires to expel you from your land by his sorcery; what do you command?
26:36  They said, 'Put him and his brother off a while, and send among the cities musterers
26:37  to bring thee every cunning sorcerer
26:38  So the sorcerers were assembled for the appointed time of a fixed day
26:39  The people were asked, 'Will you assemble
26:40  Haply we shall follow the sorcerers if it should be they are the victors.
26:41  Then, when the sorcerers came, they said to Pharaoh, 'Shall we indeed have a wage, if we should be the victors?
26:42  He said, 'Yes indeed; and you shall then be among the near-stationed.
26:43  Moses said to them, 'Cast you down what you will cast.
26:44  So they cast their ropes and their staffs, and said, 'By the might of Pharaoh we shall be the victors.
26:45  Then Moses cast his staff and lo, it forthwith swallowed up their lying invention
26:46  so the sorcerers were cast down, bowing themselves
26:47  They said, 'We believe in the Lord of all Being
26:48  the Lord of Moses and Aaron.
26:49  Said Pharaoh, 'You have believed him before I gave you leave. Why, he is the chief of you, the same that taught you sorcery; now you shall know! I shall assuredly cut off alternately your hands and feet, then I shall crucify you all together.
26:50  They said, 'There is no harm; surely unto our Lord we are turning
26:51  We are eager that our Lord should forgive us our offences, for that we are the first of the believers.
26:52  Also We revealed unto Moses, 'Go with My servants by night; surely you will be followed.
26:53  Then Pharaoh sent among the cities musterers
26:54  'Behold, these are a small troop
26:55  and indeed they are enraging us
26:56  and we are a host on our guard.
26:57  So We expelled them from gardens and fountains
26:58  and treasures and a noble station
26:59  even so, and We bequeathed them upon the Children of Israel
26:60  Then they followed them at the sunrise
26:61  and, when the two hosts sighted each other, the companions of Moses said, 'We are overtaken!
26:62  Said he, 'No indeed; surely my Lord is with me; He will guide me.
26:63  Then We revealed to Moses, 'Strike with thy staff the sea'; and it clave, and each part was as a mighty mount
26:64  And there We brought the others on
26:65  and We delivered Moses and those with him all together
26:66  then We drowned the others
26:67  Surely in that is a sign, yet most of them are not believers
26:68  Surely thy Lord, He is the All-mighty, the All-compassionate
26:69  And recite to them the tiding of Abraha
26:70  when he said to his father and his people, 'What do you serve?
26:71  They said, 'We serve idols, and continue cleaving to them
26:72  He said, 'Do they hear you when you call
26:73  or do they profit you, or harm?
26:74  They said, 'Nay, but we found our fathers so doing.
26:75  He said, 'And have you considered what you have been serving
26:76  you and your fathers, the elders
26:77  They are an enemy to me, except the Lord of all Bein
26:78  who created me, and Himself guides me
26:79  and Himself gives me to eat and drink
26:80  and, whenever I am sick, heals me
26:81  who makes me to die, then gives me life
26:82  and who I am eager shall forgive me my offence on the Day of Doom
26:83  My Lord, give me Judgment, and join me with the righteous
26:84  and appoint me a tongue of truthfulness among the others
26:85  Make me one of the inheritors of the Garden of Blis
26:86  and forgive my father, for he is one of those astray
26:87  Degrade me not upon the day when they are raised up
26:88  the day when neither wealth nor sons shall profi
26:89  except for him who comes to God with a pure heart
26:90  And Paradise shall be brought forward for the godfearing
26:91  and Hell advanced for the perverse
26:92  It shall be said to them, 'Where is that you were servin
26:93  apart from God? Do they help you or help themselves?
26:94  Then they shall be pitched into it, they and the pervers
26:95  and the hosts of Iblis, all together
26:96  They shall say, as they dispute there one with another
26:97  'By God, we were certainly in manifest erro
26:98  when we made you equal with the Lord of all Being
26:99  It was naught but the sinners that led us astray
26:100  so now we have no intercessors
26:101  no loyal friend
26:102  O that we might return again, and be among the believers!
26:103  Surely in that is a sign, yet most of them are not believers
26:104  Surely thy Lord, He is the All-mighty, the All-compassionate
26:105  The people of Noah cried lies to the Envoy
26:106  when their brother Noah said to them, 'Will you not be godfearing
26:107  I am for you a faithful Messenger
26:108  so serve you God, and obey you me
26:109  I ask of you no wage for this; my wage falls only upon the Lord of all Being
26:110  so fear you God, and obey you me.
26:111  They said, 'Shall we believe thee, whom the vilest follow?
26:112  He said, 'What knowledge have I of that they have been doing
26:113  Their account falls only upon my Lord, were you but aware
26:114  I would not drive away the believers
26:115  'I am naught but a plain warner.
26:116  They said, 'If thou givest not over, Noah, thou shalt assuredly be one of the stoned.
26:117  He said, 'My Lord, my people have cried me lies
26:118  so give true deliverance between me and them, and deliver me and the believers that are with me
26:119  So We delivered him, and those with him, in the laden ship
26:120  then afterwards We drowned the rest
26:121  Surely in that is a sign, yet most of them are not believers
26:122  Surely thy Lord, He is the All-mighty, the All-compassionate
26:123  Ad cried lies to the Envoy
26:124  when their brother Hood said to them, 'Will you not be godfearing
26:125  I am for you a faithful Messenger
26:126  so fear you God, and obey you me
26:127  I ask of you no wage for this; my wage falls only upon the Lord of all Being
26:128  What, do you build on every prominence a sign, sporting
26:129  and do you take to you castles, haply to dwell forever
26:130  When you assault, you assault like tyrants
26:131  So fear you God, and obey you me
26:132  and fear Him who has succoured you with what you know
26:133  succoured you with flocks and sons
26:134  gardens and fountains
26:135  'Indeed, I fear for you the chastisement of a dreadful day.
26:136  They said, 'Alike it is to us, whether thou admonishest, or art not one of the admonishers
26:137  this is nothing but the habit of the ancients
26:138  and we shall not be chastised.
26:139  So they cried him lies; then We destroyed them. Surely in that is a sign, yet most of them are not believers
26:140  Surely thy Lord, He is the All-mighty, the All-compassionate
26:141  Thamood cried lies to the Envoy
26:142  when their brother Salih said to them, 'Will you not be godfearing
26:143  I am for you a faithful Messenger
26:144  so fear you God, and obey you me.
26:145  'I ask of you no wage for this; my wage falls only upon the Lord of all Being
26:146  Will you be left secure in this here
26:147  among gardens and fountains
26:148  sown fields, and palms with slender spathes
26:149  Will you still skilfully hew houses out of the mountains
26:150  So fear you God, and obey you me
26:151  and obey not the commandment of the prodiga
26:152  who do corruption in the earth, and set not things aright.
26:153  They said, 'Thou art merely one of those that are bewitched
26:154  thou art naught but a mortal, like us; then produce a sign, if thou art one of the truthful.
26:155  He said, 'This is a she-camel; to her a draught and to you a draught, on a day appointed
26:156  and do not touch her with malice so that there seize you the chastisement of a dreadful day.
26:157  But they hamstrung her, and in the morning they were remorseful
26:158  and the chastisement seized them. Surely in that is a sign, yet most of them are not believers
26:159  Surely thy Lord, He is the All-mighty, the All-compassionate
26:160  The people of Lot cried lies to the Envoy
26:161  when their brother Lot said to them, 'Will you not be godfearing
26:162  I am for you a faithful Messenger
26:163  so fear you God, and obey you me
26:164  I ask of you no wage for this; my wage falls only upon the Lord of all Being
26:165  What, do you come to male beings
26:166  leaving your wives that your Lord created for you? Nay, but you are a people of transgressors
26:167  They said, 'If thou givest not over, Lot, thou shalt assuredly be one of the expelled.
26:168  He said, 'Truly I am a detester of what you do
26:169  My Lord, deliver me and my people from that they do.
26:170  So We delivered him and his people all together
26:171  save an old woman among those that tarried
26:172  then We destroyed the others
26:173  and We rained on them a rain; and evil is the rain of them that are warned
26:174  Surely in that is a sign, yet most of them are not believers
26:175  Surely thy Lord, He is the All-mighty, the All-compassionate
26:176  The men of the Thicket cried lies to the Envoy
26:177  when Shuaib said to them, 'Will you not be godfearing
26:178  I am for you a faithful Messenger, so fear you God, and obey you me
26:179  I ask of you no wage for this
26:180  my wage falls only upon the Lord of all Being
26:181  Fill up the measure, and be not cheaters
26:182  and weigh with the straight balance
26:183  and diminish not the goods of the people, and do not mischief in the earth, working corruption
26:184  Fear Him who created you, and the generations of the ancients.
26:185  They said, 'Thou art merely one of those that are bewitched
26:186  thou art naught but a mortal, like us; indeed, we think that thou art one of the liars
26:187  Then drop down on us lumps from heaven, if thou art one of the truthful.
26:188  He said, 'My Lord knows very well what you are doing.
26:189  But they cried him lies; then there seized them the chastisement of the Day of Shadow; assuredly it was the chastisement of a dreadful day
26:190  Surely in that is a sign, yet most of them are not believers
26:191  Surely thy Lord, He is the All-mighty, the All-compassionate
26:192  Truly it is the revelation of the Lord of all Being
26:193  brought down by the Faithful Spiri
26:194  upon thy heart, that thou mayest be one of the warners
26:195  in a clear, Arabic tongue
26:196  Truly it is in the Scriptures of the ancients
26:197  Was it not a sign for them, that it is known to the learned of the Children of Israel
26:198  If We had sent it down on a barbaria
26:199  and he had recited it to them, they would not have believed in it
26:200  Even so We have caused it to enter into the hearts of the sinners
26:201  who will not believe in it, until they see the painful chastisemen
26:202  so that it will come upon them suddenly, while they are not aware
26:203  and they will say, 'Shall we be respited?
26:204  What, do they seek to hasten Our chastisement
26:205  What thinkest thou? If We give them enjoyment of days for many years
26:206  then there comes on them that they were promised
26:207  what will it then avail them, the enjoyment of days they were given
26:208  Never a city We destroyed, but it had warner
26:209  for a reminder; and never did We wrong
26:210  Not by the Satans has it been brought down
26:211  it behoves them not, neither are they able
26:212  Truly, they are expelled from hearing
26:213  So call thou not upon another god with God, lest thou shouldst be one of those that are chastised
26:214  And warn thy clan, thy nearest kin
26:215  Lower thy wing to those who follow thee, being believers
26:216  then, if they disobey thee, say, 'I am quit of that you do.
26:217  Put thy trust in the All-mighty, the All-compassionate
26:218  who sees thee when thou standes
26:219  and when thou turnest about among those who bow
26:220  Surely He is the All-hearing, the All-knowing
26:221  Shall I tell you on whom the Satans come down
26:222  They come down on every guilty impostor
26:223  They give ear, but most of them are liars
26:224  And the poets -- the perverse follow them
26:225  hast thou not seen how they wander in every valle
26:226  and how they say that which they do not
26:227  Save those that believe, and do righteous deeds, and remember God oft, and help themselves after being wronged; and those who do wrong shall surely know by what overturning they will he overturned