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96:1  READ in the name of your Lord Who creates,
96:2  creates man from a clot!
96:3  READ, for your Lord is most Generous;
96:4  [it is He] Who teaches by means of the pen,
96:5  teaches man what he does not know.
96:6  However man acts so arrogant,
96:7  for he considers he is self-sufficient.
96:8  Yet to your Lord will be the Return!
96:9  Have you seen someone who stops
96:10  a worshipper as he prays?
96:11  Have you considered whether he is [looking] for guidance
96:12  or ordering heedfulness?
96:13  Have you seen whether he has rejected [the message] and turned away?
96:14  Does he not know that God sees [everything]?
96:15  Of course not! Yet if he does not stop, We shall catch him by his forelock!
96:16  Such a lying, sinful forelock!
96:17  Let him appeal to his henchmen:
96:18  We shall appeal to the avenging [angels].
96:19  Of course, do not obey him; bow down on your knees, and come closer!