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when He truly created you in stages ˹of development˺?1

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

While He has created you in stages?1

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Do you not see how Allah created seven heavens, one above the other,

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Do you not consider how Allah has created seven heavens in layers1

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placing the moon within them as a ˹reflected˺ light, and the sun as a ˹radiant˺ lamp?

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And made the moon therein a [reflected] light and made the sun a burning lamp?

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Allah ˹alone˺ caused you1 to grow from the earth like a plant.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And Allah has caused you to grow from the earth a [progressive] growth.

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Then He will return you to it, and then simply bring you forth ˹again˺.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Then He will return you into it and extract you [another] extraction.

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And Allah ˹alone˺ spread out the earth for you

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And Allah has made for you the earth an expanse

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to walk along its spacious pathways.’”

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

That you may follow therein roads of passage.'"

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˹Eventually,˺ Noah cried, “My Lord! They have certainly persisted in disobeying me, and followed ˹instead˺ those ˹elite˺ whose ˹abundant˺ wealth and children only increase them in loss,

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Noah said, "My Lord, indeed they have disobeyed me and followed him whose wealth and children will not increase him except in loss.

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and who have devised a tremendous plot,

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And they conspired an immense conspiracy

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urging ˹their followers˺, ‘Do not abandon your idols—especially Wadd, Suwâ’, Yaghûth, Ya’ûq, and Nasr.’1

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And said, 'Never leave your gods and never leave Wadd or Suwāʿ or Yaghūth and Yaʿūq and Nasr.'1

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