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Then We sent Our messengers in succession: whenever a messenger came to his people, they denied him. So We destroyed them, one after the other, reducing them to ˹cautionary˺ tales. So away with the people who refuse to believe!

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Then We sent Moses and his brother Aaron with Our signs1 and compelling proof

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to Pharaoh and his chiefs, but they behaved arrogantly and were a tyrannical people.

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They argued, “Will we believe in two humans, like ourselves, whose people are slaves to us?”

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So they rejected them both, and ˹so˺ were among those destroyed.

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And We certainly gave Moses the Scripture, so perhaps his people would be ˹rightly˺ guided.

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And We made the son of Mary and his mother a sign, and gave them refuge on high ground—a ˹suitable˺ place for rest with flowing water.

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O messengers! Eat from what is good and lawful, and act righteously. Indeed, I fully know what you do.

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Surely this religion of yours is ˹only˺ one, and I am your Lord, so fear Me ˹alone˺.

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Yet the people have divided it into different sects, each rejoicing in what they have.

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