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Those who swallow down usury cannot arise except as one whom Shaitan has prostrated by (his) touch does rise. That is because they say, trading is only like usury; and Allah has allowed trading and forbidden usury. To whomsoever then the admonition has come from his Lord, then he desists, he shall have what has already passed, and his affair is in the hands of Allah; and whoever returns (to it)-- these arc are the inmates of the fire; they shall abide in it.
Say: Surely I have manifest proof from my Lord and you call it a lie; I have not with me that which you would hasten; thet judgment is only Allah's; He relates the truth and He is the best of deciders.
My Lord! surely they have led many men astray; then whoever follows me, he is surely of me, and whoever disobeys me, Thou surely arc art Forgiving, Merciful:
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And your Allah God is one Allah! God! there is no god but He; He is the Beneficent, the Merciful.
And when it is said to him, guard against (the punish ment punishment of) Allah; pride carries him off to sin, therefore hell is sufficient for him; and certainly it is an evil resting place.
They ask you about intoxicants and games of chance. Say: In both of them there is a great sin and means of profit for men, and their sin is greater than their profit. And they ask you as to what they should spend. Say: What you can spare. Thus does Allah make clear to you the communications, that you may ponder ponder,
And there is no blame on you respecting that which you speak indirectly in the asking of (such) women in marriage or keep (the proposal) concealed within your minds; Allah knows that you win will mention them, but do not give them a promise in secret unless you speak in a lawful manner, and do not confirm the marriage tie until the writing is fulfilled, and know that Allah knows what is in your minds, therefore beware of Him, and know that Allah is Forgiving, Forbearing.
But if you are in danger, then (say your prayers) on foot or on horseback; and when you are secure, then remember Allah, as. as He has taught you what you did not know.
Say: If you love Allah, then follow me, Allah will love you and forgive you your faults, and Allah is Forgiving, MercifuL Merciful.
And when the angels said: O Marium! surely Allah has chosen you and purified you and chosen you above the women ofof the world.
The likeness of what they spend in the life of this world is as the likeness of wind in which is intense cold (that) smites the seed produce of a people who haw have done injustice to their souls and destroys it; and Allah is not unjust to them, but they are unjust to themselves.
And We lifted the mountain (Sainai) over them at (theli taking of the covenant) and We said to them: Enter the door making obeisance; and We said to them: Do not exceed the limits of the Sabbath, and We made with them a firm covenant.
And relate to them the story of the two sons of Adam with truth when they both offered an offering, but it was accepted from one of them and was not accepted from the other. He said: II will most certainly slay you. (The other) said: Allah only accepts from those who guard (against evil).
But you will see those in whose hearts is a disease hastening towards them, saying: We fear lest a calamity should befall us; but it may be that Allah will bring the victory or a punish ment punishment from Himself, so that they shall be regretting on account of what they hid in their souls.
Isa the son of Marium said: O Allah, our Lord! sendi down to us food from heaven which should be to us an ever-recurring happiness, to the first of us and to the last of us, and a sign from Thee, and grant us means of subsistence, and Thou art the best of the Providers.
And We made the people who were deemed weak to mhent inherit the eastern lands and the western ones which We had blessed; and the good word of your Lord was fulfilled in the children of Israel because they bore up (sufferings) patiently; and We utterly destroyed what Firon and his people had wrought and what they built.
But when He gives them a good one, thcy they set up with Him associates in what He has given them; but high is Allah above what they associate (with Him).
And let not their property and their children excite your admlration; admiration; Allah only wishes to chastise them with these in this world and (that) their souls may depart while they are unbelievers