فَقُلْتُ اسْتَغْفِرُوا رَبَّكُمْ ﯿ إِنَّهُ كَانَ غَفَّارًا
Dr. Mustafa Khattab saying, “Seek your Lord’s forgiveness, ˹for˺ He is truly Most Forgiving.

يُرْسِلِ السَّمَاءَ عَلَيْكُمْ مِدْرَارًا
Dr. Mustafa Khattab He will shower you with abundant rain,

وَيُمْدِدْكُمْ بِأَمْوَالٍ وَبَنِينَ وَيَجْعَلْ لَكُمْ جَنَّاتٍ وَيَجْعَلْ لَكُمْ أَنْهَارًا
Dr. Mustafa Khattab supply you with wealth and children, and give you gardens as well as rivers.

مَا لَكُمْ لَا تَرْجُونَ لِلَّهِ وَقَارًا
Dr. Mustafa Khattab What is the matter with you that you are not in awe of the Majesty of Allah,

وَقَدْ خَلَقَكُمْ أَطْوَارًا
Dr. Mustafa Khattab when He truly created you in stages ˹of development˺?1

أَلَمْ تَرَوْا كَيْفَ خَلَقَ اللَّهُ سَبْعَ سَمَاوَاتٍ طِبَاقًا
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Do you not see how Allah created seven heavens, one above the other,

وَجَعَلَ الْقَمَرَ فِيهِنَّ نُورًا وَجَعَلَ الشَّمْسَ سِرَاجًا
Dr. Mustafa Khattab placing the moon within them as a ˹reflected˺ light, and the sun as a ˹radiant˺ lamp?

وَاللَّهُ أَنْبَتَكُمْ مِنَ ﭿ الْأَرْضِ نَبَاتًا
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Allah ˹alone˺ caused you1 to grow from the earth like a plant.

ثُمَّ يُعِيدُكُمْ فِيهَا وَيُخْرِجُكُمْ إِخْرَاجًا
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Then He will return you to it, and then simply bring you forth ˹again˺.

وَاللَّهُ جَعَلَ لَكُمُ الْأَرْضَ بِسَاطًا
Dr. Mustafa Khattab And Allah ˹alone˺ spread out the earth for you

لِتَسْلُكُوا مِنْهَا سُبُلًا فِجَاجًا
Dr. Mustafa Khattab to walk along its spacious pathways.”