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Did you notice?
90:1  I swear by this city
90:2  __and (O Prophet,) you are going to be allowed (to fight) in this city_
90:3  and by the father and all those he begot
90:4  indeed We have created man (to live) in hard struggle
90:5  Does he think that no one has power over him
90:6  He says, .I have spent a lot of wealth
90:7  Does he think that no one has seen him
90:8  Did We not make for him two eyes
90:9  and one tongue and two lips
90:10  and showed him the two ways
90:11  Yet he did not make his way through the steep course,_ _
90:12  __ And what may let you know what the steep course is
90:13  (It is) freeing of the neck of a slave
90:14  or giving food in a day of hunge
90:15  to an orphan near of kin
90:16  or to a needy person lying in dust_ __
90:17  ___ then he did not join those who believe and advise each other to be patient and advise each other to be merciful
90:18  Those are the People of the Right Hand. (i.e. their books of deeds will be given in their right hands
90:19  As for those who reject Our verses, they are the People of the Left Hand. (i.e. their books of deeds will be given in their left hands.
90:20  Upon them will be the Fire, enveloping them with closed exits