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The revelation of the Book, without any doubt of it, is from the Lord of the worlds.
Or do they say, ´He has invented it´? No indeed! It is the truth from your Lord to warn a people to whom, before you, no warner came, so that hopefully they will be guided.
Allah is He who created the heavens and the earth and everything between them in six days and then established Himself firmly upon the Throne. You have no protector or intercessor apart from Him. So will you not pay heed?
He directs the whole affair from heaven to earth. Then it will again ascend to Him on a Day whose length is a thousand years by the way you measure.
That is the Knower of the Unseen and the Visible, the Almighty, the Most Merciful:
He who has created all things in the best possible way. He commenced the creation of man from clay;
then produced his seed from an extract of base fluid;
then formed him and breathed His Ruh into him and gave you hearing, sight and hearts. What little thanks you show!
They say, ´When we have been absorbed into the earth, are we then to be in a new creation?´ In fact they reject the meeting with their Lord.
Say: ´The Angel of Death, who has been given charge of you, will take you back and then you will be sent back to your Lord.´
If only you could see the evildoers hanging their heads in shame before their Lord: ´Our Lord, we have seen and we have heard, so send us back again and we will act rightly. Truly we now have certainty.´
´Had We so willed We could have given guidance to everyone, but now My Words are shown to be true: that I shall fill up Hell entirely with jinn and human beings.
So taste it. Because you forgot the meeting of this Day, We have forgotten you. Taste the punishment of eternal timelessness for what you did.´
The people who truly do have iman in Our Signs are those who fall to the ground prostrating when they are reminded of them, and glorify their Lord with praise, and are not arrogant.
Their sides eschew their beds as they call on their Lord in fear and ardent hope. And they give of what We have provided for them.
No self knows the delight that is hidden away for it in recompense for what it used to do.
Is someone who has iman like someone who is a deviator? They are not the same!
As for those who have iman and do right actions, they will have the Gardens of Safe Refuge as hospitality for what they used to do.
But as for those who are deviators, their refuge is the Fire. Every time that they want to get out, they are put straight back into it again and they are told, ´Taste the punishment of the Fire, which you denied.´
We will give them a taste of lesser punishment before the greater punishment, so that hopefully they will turn back.
Who could do greater wrong than someone who is reminded of the Signs of his Lord and then turns away from them? We will take revenge on the evildoers.
We gave Musa the Book be in no doubt about the meeting with him and made it a guidance for the tribe of Israel.
We appointed leaders from among them, guiding by Our command when they were steadfast and when they had certainty about Our Signs.
On the Day of Rising your Lord will decide between them regarding everything about which they differed.
Are they not guided by the many generations We destroyed before them, among whose ruined homes they walk around? There are certainly Signs in that. So will they not listen?
Do they not see how We drive water to barren land and bring forth crops by it which their livestock and they themselves both eat? So will they not see?
They say, ´When will this victory come if you are telling the truth?´
Say: ´On the Day of Victory the iman of those who were kafir will be of no use to them. They will be granted no reprieve.´
So turn from them and wait. They too are waiting.
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