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And We send down blessed rain from the sky, bringing forth gardens and grains for harvest,

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and towering palm trees ˹loaded˺ with clustered fruit,

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˹as˺ a provision for ˹Our˺ servants. And with this ˹rain˺ We revive a lifeless land. Similar is the emergence ˹from the graves˺.

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Before them, the people of Noah denied ˹the truth,˺ as did the people of the Water-pit,1 Thamûd,

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’Ȃd, Pharaoh, the kinfolk of Lot,

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the residents of the Forest,1 and the people of Tubba’.2 Each rejected ˹their˺ messenger, so My warning was fulfilled.

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Were We incapable of creating ˹them˺ the first time? In fact, they are in doubt about ˹their˺ re-creation.

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Indeed, ˹it is˺ We ˹Who˺ created humankind and ˹fully˺ know what their souls whisper to them, and We are closer to them than ˹their˺ jugular vein.

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As the two recording-angels—˹one˺ sitting to the right, and ˹the other to˺ the left—note ˹everything˺,

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not a word does a person utter without having a ˹vigilant˺ observer ready ˹to write it down˺.1 

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He has revealed to you ˹O Prophet˺ the Book in truth, confirming what came before it, as He revealed the Torah and the Gospel
— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran
He has revealed to you ˹O Prophet˺ the Book in truth, confirming what came before it, as He revealed the Torah and the Gospel
— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran
He has revealed to you ˹O Prophet˺ the Book in truth, confirming what came before it, as He revealed the Torah and the Gospel
— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran
He has revealed to you ˹O Prophet˺ the Book in truth, confirming what came before it, as He revealed the Torah and the Gospel
— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran
He has revealed to you ˹O Prophet˺ the Book in truth, confirming what came before it, as He revealed the Torah and the Gospel
— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran
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