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90:1  Nay, I call to witness this City
90:2  And thou wilt be made free from obligation in this City -
90:3  And the begetter and he whom he begot
90:4  We have certainly created man to face difficulties
90:5  Does he think that no one has power over him
90:6  He will say: I have wasted much wealth
90:7  Does he think that no one sees him
90:8  Have We not given him two eyes
90:9  And a tongue and two lips
90:10  And pointed out to him the two conspicuous ways
90:11  But he attempts not the uphill road
90:12  And what will make thee comprehend what the uphill road is
90:13  (It is) to free a slave
90:14  Or to feed in a day of hunge
90:15  An orphan nearly related
90:16  Or the poor man lying in the dust
90:17  Then he is of those who believe and exhort one another to patience, and exhort one another to mercy
90:18  These are the people of the right hand
90:19  And those who disbelieve in Our messages, they are the people of the left hand
90:20  On them is Fire closed over