The Ranks
Surah
As-Saf
61
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Whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth glorifies Allah. For He ˹alone˺ is the Almighty, All-Wise.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth exalts Allah,1 and He is the Exalted in Might, the Wise.

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O believers! Why do you say what you do not do?

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

O you who have believed, why do you say what you do not do?

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How despicable it is in the sight of Allah that you say what you do not do!

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Greatly hateful in the sight of Allah is that you say what you do not do.

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Surely Allah loves those who fight in His cause in ˹solid˺ ranks as if they were one concrete structure.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Indeed, Allah loves those who fight in His cause in a row as though they are a [single] structure joined firmly.

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˹Remember, O  Prophet,˺ when Moses said to his people, “O my people! Why do you hurt me when you already know I am Allah’s messenger to you?” So when they ˹persistently˺ deviated, Allah caused their hearts to deviate. For Allah does not guide the rebellious people.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And [mention, O Muḥammad], when Moses said to his people, "O my people, why do you harm me while you certainly know that I am the messenger of Allah to you?" And when they deviated, Allah caused their hearts to deviate. And Allah does not guide the defiantly disobedient people.

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And ˹remember˺ when Jesus, son of Mary, said, “O children of Israel! I am truly Allah’s messenger to you, confirming the Torah which came before me, and giving good news of a messenger after me whose name will be Aḥmad.”1 Yet when the Prophet came to them with clear proofs, they said, “This is pure magic.”

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And [mention] when Jesus, the son of Mary, said, "O Children of Israel, indeed I am the messenger of Allah to you confirming what came before me of the Torah and bringing good tidings of a messenger to come after me, whose name is Aḥmad."1 But when he came to them with clear evidences, they said, "This is obvious magic."2

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Who does more wrong than the one who fabricates lies about Allah when invited to submit ˹to Him˺?1 For Allah does not guide the wrongdoing people.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And who is more unjust than one who invents about Allah untruth while he is being invited to Islām. And Allah does not guide the wrongdoing people.

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They wish to extinguish Allah’s light with their mouths, but Allah will ˹certainly˺ perfect His light, even to the dismay of the disbelievers.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

They want to extinguish the light of Allah with their mouths, but Allah will perfect His light, although the disbelievers dislike it.

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He is the One Who has sent His Messenger with ˹true˺ guidance and the religion of truth, making it prevail over all others, even to the dismay of the polytheists.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

It is He who sent His Messenger with guidance and the religion of truth to manifest it over all religion, although those who associate others with Allah dislike it.

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O believers! Shall I guide you to an exchange that will save you from a painful punishment?

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

O you who have believed, shall I guide you to a transaction that will save you from a painful punishment?

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