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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. By the Qur'an containing reminder... (1) In fact, the unbelievers are the ones who are boastful and quarrelsome. (2) How many a nation did We destroy before them! (When they approached their doom) they cried out (for deliverance), but the time for deliverance was already past. (3) They wondered that a warner had come to them from among themselves, and the deniers of the Truth said: “This is a sorcerer, and a big liar. (4) Maketh he the gods One God? Verily that is a thing astounding! (5) And the chief persons of them break forth, saying: Go and steadily adhere to your gods; this is most surely a thing sought after. (6) Never did we hear of [a claim like] this in any faith of latter days! It is nothing but [a mortal man's] invention! (7) Hath unto him the admonition been sent down from amongst us! Yea! they are in doubt concerning My admonition. Yea! they have not yet tasted My torment. (8) Or are theirs the treasures of the mercy of thy Lord, the Mighty, the Bestower? (9) Or do they possess the dominion of the heavens and the earth and of all that is in between them? If so, let them ascend the heights of the realm of causation and see! (10) This is only a small army out of the several armies that will suffer defeat here. (11) To the truth gave the lie aforetime Noah's people, and [the tribe of] Ad, and Pharaoh of the [many] tent-poles, (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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