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Do not wed idolatresses, until they believe. A believing slavegirl is better than a (free) idolatress, even if she pleases you. And do not wed idolaters, until they believe. A believing slave is better than a (free) idolater, even though he pleases you. Those call to the Fire; but Allah calls to Paradise and pardon by His permission.He permission. He makes plain His verses to the people, in order that they will remember.
Among the People of the Book there are some, who, if you trust him with a Qintar (98,841.6 (98, 841. 6 lbs.), will return it to you, and there are others, who, if you trust him with a dinar will not hand it back unless you stand over him, for they say: 'As for the common people, they have no recourse to us' They say lies against Allah while they know.
If a wound touches you, a similar wound already has touched the nation. Such days We alternate between the people so that Allah knows those who believe,and believe, and that He will take witnesses from among you, for Allah does not love the harmdoers,
If you wish to take a wife in the place of another wife, and you have given to one a Qintar (98,841.6 (98, 841. 6 lbs.) so do not take from it anything. What, will you take it by way of calumny and a clear sin!
The Messiah, the son of Mary, was not except a Messenger, other Messengers had gone before him.His him. His mother was in the state of sincerity, they both ate food. See how We make plain to them Our signs.Then, signs. Then, see how perverted they are.
When Allah said: '( Prophet) '(Prophet) Jesus, son of Mary, remember the favor upon you and on your mother; how I strengthened you with the Holy Spirit (Gabriel), to speak to people in your cradle and of age (when he descends and dies); how I taught you the Book and Wisdom, the Torah and the Gospel; and how, by My permission, you fashioned from clay the likeness of a bird, and breathed into it so that, by My permission, it became a living bird. How, by My permission, you healed the blind man and the leper, and by My permission you brought the dead forth; and how I protected you from the Children of Israel when you brought them clear signs; whereupon the unbelievers among them said: "This is nothing but plain magic".
And when Allah said: '( Prophet) '(Prophet) Jesus, son of Mary, did you ever say to the people: "Take me and my mother for two gods, other than Allah?" 'Exaltations to You' he said, 'how could I say that to which I have no right? If I had said that, You would have surely known. You know what is in my self, but I do not know what is in Yours. Indeed, You are the Knowledgeable of the unseen.
The proud assembly of his nation said to the weak ? weak? amongst them who believed: 'Do you really believe that Salih is sent from his Lord' They answered: 'We believe in that with which he was sent'
They ask you about the spoils (of war). Say: 'The spoils belong to Allah and the Messenger. Therefore, have fear of Allah and set things right between you.Obey you. Obey Allah and His Messenger, if you are believers'
We brought the Children of Israel through the sea, and Pharaoh and his legions pursued them arrogantly and frantically. But as he was drowning he cried out: '( Now) '(Now) I believe that there is no god except He in whom the Children of Israel believe. I am of those that surrender (Muslims)'
My nation, for this I do not ask you for your wealth for my wage is only with Allah. Nor will I drive away the believers, for they will surely meet their Lord.But, Lord. But, I can see that you are ignorant.
Such was Aad. They disbelieved the verses of their Lord, rebelled against His Messengers, and did the bidding of every rebellious tyrant . tyrant.
He said: 'My nation, think! If I have a clear proof from my Lord and He has given me His Mercy, who would help me against Allah if I rebel against Him?Indeed, Him? Indeed, you would do nothing for me except increase my loss'
To Allah belongs the unseen in the heavens and in the earth; to Him the matter, in its entirety, shall be returned. Worship Him, and put your trust in Him.Your Him. Your Lord is not inattentive of the things you do.
Those who have gone before them also plotted. Then, Allah came upon their building from the foundations, and the roof fell down on them from above them.And them. And the punishment overtook them from where they did not know.
Then indeed your Lord ? Lord? to those who emigrated, after they were persecuted, and then strove and were patient, surely, your Lord is thereafter Forgiving, the Most Merciful.
Surely, your Lord to those who commit evil through ignorance and afterwards repent, and mend their ways your Lord thereafter is surely Forgiving,Merciful. Forgiving, Merciful.
And to every human ? human? We have fastened to him his bird of deeds upon his neck; and on the Day of Resurrection We shall bring forth to him a book spread open wide.
Or, do you feel secure that He will not send you back into it a second time, and send against you a violent tempest and drown you because of disbelief?Then disbelief? Then you shall find no prosecutor (to help) you against Us.
Say: 'None but Allah knows how long they stayed. To Him belong the Unseen in the heavens and the earth. How well He sees, and how well He hears!They hears! They have no other guardian, other than Him, and He allows no one (to share) His rule'
They both ate of it, and their shameful parts appeared to them, whereupon they began to stitch upon themselves leaves from the Garden. And so it was,Adam was, Adam erred and disobeyed his Lord.
We gave days of enjoyment to them and their fathers until their life became long. Are they unable to see how We come to their land and reduce its borders.Or, borders. Or, is it they who are the victors?
And David and Solomon they passed judgment upon the tilled land on which the people?s people? s sheep had strayed. We bore witness to their judgment, and
And ThulNun (Prophet Jonah), he went away in anger thinking We had no power over him. But in the darkness he cried: 'There is no god except You.Exaltations You. Exaltations to You! I was among the harmdoers'
And the camels We have made a part of the waymarks of Allah. In them is good for you. Pronounce over them the Name of Allah, when they are hobbled;and hobbled; and when they have fallen down on their sides, eat of them and feed the impoverished nonrequestor and the requestor. As such We have subjected them to you, in order that you give thanks.
Struggle for Allah as is due to Him. He has chosen you and has not laden a burden upon you in your religion, being the Creed of Abraham your father. He has named you Muslims before and in this so that the Messenger (Muhammad) can be a witness for you, and in order that you be witnesses against mankind.Therefore, mankind. Therefore, establish the prayer and pay the obligatory charity and hold fast to Allah. He is your Guardian, the Excellent Guardian, the Excellent Helper!
It shall be no fault for the blind, the lame, the sick and yourselves to eat from your houses. Nor the houses of your fathers', your mothers', your brothers', your sisters', your paternal uncles, your paternal aunts, your maternal uncles, your maternal aunts or in houses the keys of which you own, or in those of your friend, there is no fault in you that you all eat together, or separately. When you enter houses, greet (with peace) one another with a salutation from Allah, blessed and good.As good. As such Allah makes clear to you His verses so that you understand.
The unbelievers say: 'This is but a falsehood he has forged ? forged? another nation has helped him' So they have come with wrong and falsehood.
Put your hand inside your collar and it will come out luminous without evil ? evil? among the nine signs to Pharaoh and his nation, indeed they were an impious nation'
But he who had knowledge of the Book, said: 'I will bring it to you before your glance comes back to you' And when he saw it set before him, he(Solomon) he (Solomon) said: 'This is a favor from my Lord that He might test me whether I am thankful or ungrateful. Whosoever gives thanks gives thanks only for his (own soul's) good, but he who is ungrateful, truly my Lord is Rich and Generous'
And of His signs is that He created for you wives from among yourselves, that you might reside with them, and has put kindness and mercy between you.Surely, you. Surely, there are signs in this for those who think.
And of His signs is that He shows you the lightning for fear and hope. He sends down water from the sky and with it He revives the earth after its death.Surely, death. Surely, in this there are signs for a nation that understand.
Therefore set your face to the religion purely, the upright creation upon which He originated people. There is no changing of the creation of Allah. This is the valuable religion, although most people do not know ? know?
And when We decreed (Solomon's) death, they had no indication that he was dead until (they saw a termite), a crawler of the earth eating away his staff.And staff. And when he fell down, the jinn realized that had they known the unseen, they would not have continued in their humiliating punishment.
they went to David whereupon he was afraid of them, but they said: 'Do not be afraid, we are two that have a dispute, one of us has wronged the other.Judge other. Judge between us justly, and do not transgress, and guide us to the Right Path.
He has made plain for you the Religion with which He charged Noah and that which We have revealed to you, and that with which We charged (Prophets)Abraham, (Prophets) Abraham, Moses and Jesus, (saying): 'Establish the Religion and do not be divided therein' That which you invite them to is too overwhelming for the idolaters. Allah brings close to Himself whom He will, and guides to Him those who turn in repentance.
And when (Prophet) Jesus came with clear signs, he said: 'I have come to you with wisdom and to clarify to you some of the matters about which you differ.Fear differ. Fear Allah and obey me.
As for those who disbelieve and bar (others) from the Path of Allah and then die as unbelievers ? unbelievers? Allah will not forgive them.
There is no fault in the blind, or the lame, or the sick. He who obeys Allah and His Messenger He shall admit him to Gardens underneath which rivers flow;but flow; but he who turns away shall be punished with a painful punishment.
It was He who restrained their hands from you and your hands from them in the hollow (Hudaibiah) of Mecca after He had given you victory over them.Allah them. Allah sees the things you do.
Know that the life of this world is but play and an amusement, and adornment, and a cause for boasting among you, a rivalry for greater riches and children.It children. It is like rain whose vegetation pleases the unbelievers, but then it withers and turns yellow, becoming broken stubble. In the Everlasting Life is a terrible punishment, forgiveness, and great pleasure from Allah. The life of this world is nothing except the joy of delusion.
Therefore, race for forgiveness from your Lord, and for a Garden as wide as heaven and earth, prepared for those who believe in Allah and His Messengers.Such Messengers. Such is the Favor of Allah; He gives it to whom He will. Allah is the Owner of great favor.
Those of you who say to their wives, 'Be as my mother's back' indeed, they are not their mothers. Their mothers are only those who gave birth to them.Indeed them. Indeed they speak dishonorably and falsely. But Allah is the Pardoning, the Forgiving.
And those before them who had made their dwelling in the abode (the City of Madinah), and because of their belief love those who have emigrated to them;they them; they do not find any (envy) in their chests for what they have been given and prefer them above themselves, even though they themselves have a need. Whosoever is saved from the greed of his own soul, they are the ones who win.
O (nation of the) Prophet, if you divorce your wives, divorce them after (the end of their) menstrual cycle. Count their waiting period and fear Allah your Lord.Do Lord. Do not drive them from their homes or let them go away unless they commit a proven immorality. Such are the bounds set by Allah, he that exceeds the bounds of Allah wrongs himself. You do not know, perhaps after that Allah will bring a new event.
Your Lord knows that you keep vigil nearly two thirds of the night and sometimes half or onethird of it, and a party of those with you. Allah measures thenight and the day. He knows that you cannot count it, and turns to you. Therefore, recite from the Koran as much as is easy (for you); He knows that among youthere are the sick and others traveling the road seeking the bounty of Allah; and others fighting in the Way of Allah. So then, recite from it as much as is easy.Establish easy. Establish your prayers, pay the obligatory charity, and lend Allah a generous loan. Whatever good you shall forward to your souls' account, you surely will find it better with Allah, and a mightier wage. And supplicate for the forgiveness of Allah. Allah is the Forgiving, the Merciful.
the Messenger of Allah said to them: '( This '(This is) the shecamel of Allah, let her drink'
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In the Name of Allah, the Merciful, the Most Merciful
Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Worlds,
the Merciful, the Most Merciful,
Owner of the Day of Recompense.
You (alone) we worship; and You (alone) we rely for help.
Guide us to the Straight Path,
the Path of those upon whom You have favored, not those upon whom is the anger, nor the astray. (Amen please answer)
That is the (Holy) Book, where there is no doubt. It is a guidance for the cautious (of evil and Hell).
Who believe in the unseen and establish the (daily) prayer; who spend out of what We have provided them.
Who believe in that which has been sent down to you (Prophet Muhammad) and what has been sent down before you (to Prophets Jesus and Moses) and firmly believe in the Everlasting Life.
These are guided by their Lord; these surely are the prosperous.
Those who disbelieve, whether you forewarn them or not, they will not believe.
Allah has set a seal upon their hearts and ears; their sight is dimmed and for them is a great punishment.
There are some people who say: 'We believe in Allah and the Last Day,'yet they are not believers.
They seek to deceive Allah and those who believe, but they deceive none except themselves, though they do not sense it.
There is a sickness in their hearts which Allah has increased. For them there is a painful punishment because they lie.
When it is said to them, 'Do not corrupt in the land,' they reply, 'We are only reformers.'
But it is they who are the evildoers, though they do not sense it.
When it is said to them: 'Believe as (other) people believe,' they reply, 'Are we to believe as fools believe?' It is they who are the fools, if only they knew!
When they meet those who believe, they say, 'We, too believe.' But when they are alone with their devils, they say to them: 'We follow none but you, we were only mocking
Allah will mock at them and prolong them in sin, blundering blindly.
Such are those who barter away guidance for error, their trade did not profit (them), nor are they guided.
Their example is like one who kindled a fire, and when it lit all around him, Allah took away their light and left them in darkness. They could not see.
Deaf, dumb, and blind, they shall never return.
Or, like (those who, under) a cloudburst from the sky with darkness, thunder and lightning, they thrust their fingers in their ears at the sound of every thunderclap for fear of death, and Allah encompasses the unbelievers.
The lightning almost snatches away their sight, whenever it flashes upon them they walk on, but as soon as it darkens they stand still. Indeed, if Allah willed, He could take away their sight and hearing. Allah has power over all things.
O people, worship your Lord who has created you and those who have gone before you, so that you will be cautious.
Who has made the earth a bed for you and the sky a dome, and has sent down water from the sky to bring forth fruits for your provision. Do not knowingly set up rivals to Allah.
If you are in doubt of what We have sent down to Our worshiper (Prophet Muhammad), produce a chapter comparable to it. Call upon your helpers, other than Allah, to assist you, if you are true.
But if you fail, as you are sure to fail, then guard yourselves against the Fire whose fuel is people and stones, prepared for the unbelievers.
Bear glad tidings to those who believe and do good works. They shall live in Gardens underneath which rivers flow. Whenever they are given fruit as provision they will say: 'This is what we were given before,' for they shall be given in resemblance. Therein they shall have pure spouses, and shall live there for ever.
Allah is not shy to strike a parable whatsoever a gnat or larger. Those who believe know that it is the truth from their Lord. As for those who disbelieve they ask: 'What could Allah mean by this parable? By it, Allah misleads many and guides many.' But He misleads none except the evildoers,
who break the covenant of Allah after accepting it and sever what Allah has bidden to be joined and corrupt in the land. These are the losers.
How can you disbelieve Allah? Did He not give you life when you were dead, and He will cause you to die and then restore you to life. Then you will return to Him.
He created for you all that is in the earth, then, He willed to the heaven, and leveled them seven heavens. He has knowledge of all things.
When your Lord said to the angels: 'I am placing on the earth a caliph,' they replied: 'Will You put there who corrupts and sheds blood, when we exalt Your praises and sanctify You?' He said: 'I know what you do not know'
He taught Adam (father of humans) the names all of them and then presented them to the angels, saying: 'Tell Me the names of these, if you are truthful'
'Exaltations to You,' they replied, 'we have no knowledge except that which You have taught us. You are indeed the Knowing, the Wise'
Then He said to Adam: 'Tell them their names.' And when Adam had named them, He said: 'Did I not tell you that I know the unseen of the heavens and earth, and all that you reveal and all that you hide'
And when We said to the angels: 'Prostrate (to Me) yourselves towards Adam,' they all prostrated themselves except iblis (satan, father of the jinn), who, in his pride refused and became an unbeliever.
To Adam We said: 'Dwell with your wife in Paradise and both eat of it as much as you wish and wherever you will. But neither of you should come close to this tree or else you shall both become transgressors'