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And indeed, We created above you seven levels ˹of heaven˺. We are never unmindful of ˹Our˺ creation.

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We send down rain from the sky in perfect measure, causing it to soak into the earth. And We are surely able to take it away.

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With it We produce for you gardens of palm trees and grapevines, in which there are abundant fruits, and from which you may eat,

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as well as ˹olive˺ trees which grow at Mount Sinai, providing oil and a condiment to eat.

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And there is certainly a lesson for you in cattle, from whose bellies We give you ˹milk˺ to drink, and in them are many other benefits for you, and from them you may eat.

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And you are carried upon ˹some of˺ them and upon ships.

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Indeed, We sent Noah to his people. He declared, “O my people! Worship Allah ˹alone˺. You have no god other than Him. Will you not then fear ˹Him˺?”

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But the disbelieving chiefs of his people said ˹to the masses˺, “This is only a human like you, who wants to be superior to you. Had Allah willed, He could have easily sent down angels ˹instead˺. We have never heard of this in ˹the history of˺ our forefathers.

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He is simply insane, so bear with him for a while.”1 

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Noah prayed, “My Lord! Help me, because they have denied ˹me˺.”

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