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34:1  Praise be to God, the one who for Him is whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth; and His is the praise in the hereafter, and He is the Wise, the Aware.
34:2  He knows what goes into the earth, and what comes forth from it, and what comes down from the sky, and what goes up to it; and He is the Compassionate, the Forgiving.
34:3  And those who disbelieve say, 'The Hour shall not come to us.' Say, 'Nay, by my Lord, surely it shall definitely come to you. The knower of the unseen.' Not an atom's weight, or less than that or greater, escapes Him in the heavens and in the earth, but it is in a clear Book;
34:4  That He may reward those who believed and did good works; those, for them is forgiveness and a noble provision.
34:5  But those who strive concerning Our signs to frustrate; those, for them is the punishment of a painful plague.
34:6  And those to whom knowledge has been given see that what is sent down to you from your Lord is the truth, and guides unto the way of the Mighty, the Praiseworthy.
34:7  And those who disbelieve say, 'Shall we guide you to a man who will inform you that when you are torn all to pieces, indeed you shall be in a new creation?
34:8  Has he forged against God a lie, or is madness in him?' Nay, those who do not believe in the hereafter are in the punishment and in far error.
34:9  Have they not looked at what is before them and what is behind them of the heaven and the earth? If We will We would sink the earth with them, or make to fall upon them a portion of the heaven; indeed, in that surely is a sign to every repentant servant.
34:10  And certainly, We gave David grace from us, 'O mountains! Echo praises with him, and the birds!' And We softened for him iron,
34:11  'Make coats of mail, and measure well the links. And do right; indeed, I see the things you do.'
34:12  And to Solomon the wind; its morning journey was a month, and its evening journey was a month; and We made to flow for him a fountain of molten brass; and of the jinns some to work before him by the permission of his Lord; and whoever swerves amongst them from our command We will give him to taste the punishment of the blaze;
34:13  They made for him what he will of chambers and images, and dishes like troughs, and firm pots; work, O family of David! Thankfully; and few is it of my servants who are thankful.
34:14  And when We decreed for him death, nothing guided them to his death except a creature of the earth that ate his staff; and when he fell down it was made manifest to the jinns that, if they had known the unseen, they would not have remained in the shameful punishment.
34:15  Certainly, Sheba had in their dwellings a sign: two gardens, on the right and on the left, 'Eat from the provision of your Lord; and give thanks to Him. A good country and a forgiving Lord.'
34:16  But they turned away, and We sent against them the flood of the dyke; and We changed for them their two gardens into two gardens that grew bitter fruit and tamarisk, and some few lote trees.
34:17  That We recompensed them because they disbelieved; and do We recompense except the ungrateful?
34:18  And We made between them and the cities which We have blessed, cities easy to be seen; and We measured out the journey between them: 'Travel in them safely night and day.'
34:19  And they said, 'Our Lord! Make a greater distance between our journeys;' And they wronged themselves, and We made them legends; and We tore them all to pieces; indeed, in that surely are signs for every patient, grateful one.
34:20  And Iblis verified his suspicion concerning them, and they followed him, except a party of the believers.
34:21  And he had no authority over them, except that We might know who it was that believed in the hereafter from him who amongst them was in doubt; And your Lord is guardian over everything.
34:22  Say, 'Call on those whom you claim beside God;' They cannot control the weight of an atom in the heavens or in the earth; nor have they any partnership in either; nor has He amongst them any supporter;
34:23  Nor is intercession of any avail with Him, except for him whom He permits; until, when terror is lifted from their hearts, they said, 'What said your Lord?' They said, 'The truth.' And He is the High, the Great.
34:24  Say, 'Who provides for you out of the heavens and the earth?' Say, 'God.' And indeed, we or you are surely upon guidance or in clear error.
34:25  Say, 'You shall not be asked about our sins, nor shall we be asked about what you do.
34:26  Say, 'Our Lord will bring us together; then He will judge between us in truth. And He is the Judge, the Knowing.'
34:27  Say, 'Show me those whom you have joined to Him as partners. Not so, nay, He is God, the Mighty, the Wise.'
34:28  We have only sent you to mankind one and all as a herald of glad tidings and a warner; but most men do not know.
34:29  And they say, 'When shall this promise be, if you are truthful?'
34:30  Say, 'For you is the appointment of a day that you shall not put back by an hour nor put it forward.'
34:31  And those who disbelieve say, 'We will never believe in this Quran or in what is before it;' But if you could see when the wrongdoers are stationed before their Lord, bandying argument the one against the other. Those who were thought weak shall say to those who were big with pride, 'If not for you certainly we would have been believers.'
34:32  Those who were big with pride shall say to those who were thought weak, 'Was it we who turned you away from the guidance after when it came to you? Nay, you were sinners.'
34:33  And those who were thought weak shall say to those who were big with pride, 'Nay, plotting night and day, when you we're commanding us to disbelieve in God, and to make peers for Him.' And they shall display repentance when they see the punishment; and We will put the fetters on the necks of those who disbelieved. Shall they be rewarded except for what they used to do?
34:34  We have not sent to any city a warner but the opulent thereof said, 'Indeed we, in what you are sent with, disbelieve.'
34:35  And they say, 'We have more wealth and children, and We shall not be punished.'
34:36  Say, 'Indeed, my Lord extends provision to whom He wills or restricts, but most of mankind do not know.'
34:37  And neither your wealth nor your children is that which will bring you to a near approach to Us, except whoever believed and did good works; then those, for them is a double reward for what they did, and they in the upper chambers shall be secure.
34:38  And those who strive concerning Our signs to frustrate, these shall be arraigned in the punishment.
34:39  Indeed my Lord extends provision to whomever He will of His servants, or restricts it for him. And whatever thing you shall expend, then He will repay it; and He is the best of providers.
34:40  And on the day He will gather them all together, then He will say to the angels, 'Did these used to worship you?'
34:41  They shall say, 'Glory be to You. You are our patron instead of them. Nay, they used to worship the jinns, most of them believe in them.'
34:42  But today they cannot control for each other either profit or harm; and We will say to those who have done wrong, 'Taste the punishment of the fire, which you used to deny.'
34:43  And when Our signs are recited to them, clear proofs, they said, 'This is not except a man who wishes to turn you from what your fathers served;' And they say, 'This is not except a forged lie,' And those who disbelieve will say of the truth when it comes to them, 'It is not except clear magic.'
34:44  But We have not brought them any books which they may study, and We have not sent to them before you, any warner.
34:45  Those before them said it was a lie, and these have not reached a tenth of what we had given them. And they said My messengers were liars, so how was My disapproval.
34:46  Say, 'I only admonish you of one thing, that you stand up before God in twos or singly, then that you reflect.' There is no madness in your companion. He is not except a warner to you before a severe punishment.
34:47  Say, 'I do not ask you for it a reward; that is for yourselves; My reward is only from God, and He is witness over all things.'
34:48  Say, 'Indeed, my Lord hurls forth the truth - Knower of the unseen.'
34:49  Say, 'The truth has come, and the falsehood originates not nor repeats.'
34:50  Say, 'If I err, then I only err against myself; and if I am guided, then it is by what my Lord inspires me; indeed, He is hearing, near.'
34:51  And if you could see when they are scared, and there shall be no escape, and they shall be taken from a place that is near.
34:52  And they say, 'We believe in it.' But how can they partake of it from a distant place?
34:53  And certainly they disbelieved in it before, and guessed about the unseen from a distant place.
34:54  And there shall be a barrier between them and that which they desire; as was done with their sect before. Indeed, they were in hesitating doubt.