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Juz 23
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88 verses, revealed in Mecca after The Moon (Al-Qamar) before A 'araaf (Al-A 'araaf)
In the name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful
Sad, and by the Qur'an full of exhortation! (1) Nay! those who disbelieve are in self-exaltation and opposition. (2) How many a generation We destroyed before them, and they cried out when it was no longer the time for escape! (3) And they wonder that there has come to them a warner from among themselves, and the disbelievers say: This is an enchanter, a liar. (4) "Has he made the aliha (gods) (all) into One Ilah (God - Allah). Verily, this is a curious thing!" (5) A group of the pagans walked out of a meeting with the Prophet and told the others, "Let us walk away. Be steadfast in the worship of your gods. This man wants to dominate you. (6) We never heard of this in the former religion. It is nothing but an invention. (7) Has the reminder been revealed to him from among us? Nay! they are in doubt as to My reminder. Nay! they have not yet tasted My chastisement! (8) Or do they [think that they] own the treasures of thy Sustainer's grace - [the grace] of the Almighty, the Giver of Gifts? (9) Or is the kingdom of the heavens and the earth and all that is between them theirs? Then let them ascend by ropes! (10) They are only a small band among the defeated confederate tribes. (11) Before them (were many who) rejected messengers,- the people of Noah, and 'Ad, and Pharaoh, the Lord of Stakes, (12) And [the tribe of] Thamud and the people of Lot and the companions of the thicket. Those are the companies. (13) There was not one of them but treated their messengers as liars, so My punishment rightly overtook them: (14)
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Saad
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Juz 23