The Winnowing Winds
Surah
Adh-Dhariyat
51
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By the winds scattering ˹dust˺,

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By the [winds] scattering [dust], dispersing [it]

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and ˹the clouds˺ loaded with rain,

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And the [clouds] carrying a load [of water]

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and ˹the ships˺ gliding with ease,

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And the ships sailing with ease

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and ˹the angels˺ administering affairs by ˹Allah’s˺ command!

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And the [angels] apportioning [each] matter,

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Indeed, what you are promised is true.

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Indeed, what you are promised is true.

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And the Judgment will certainly come to pass.

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And indeed, the recompense is to occur.

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˹And˺ by the heavens in their marvellous design!1

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By the heaven containing pathways,1

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Surely you are ˹lost˺ in conflicting views ˹regarding the truth˺.1

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Indeed, you are in differing speech.1

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Only those ˹destined to be˺ deluded are turned away from it.1

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Deluded away from it [i.e., the Qur’ān] is he who is deluded.

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Condemned are the liars—

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Destroyed are the misinformers1

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