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Also by landmarks and stars do people find their way.
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Can the One Who creates be equal to those who do not? Will you not then be mindful?
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If you tried to count Allah’s blessings, you would never be able to number them. Surely Allah is All-Forgiving, Most Merciful.
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And Allah knows what you conceal and what you reveal.
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But those ˹idols˺ they invoke besides Allah cannot create anything—they themselves are created.
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They are dead, not alive—not even knowing when their followers will be resurrected.
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Your God is ˹only˺ One God. As for those who do not believe in the Hereafter, their hearts are in denial, and they are too proud.
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Without a doubt, Allah knows what they conceal and what they reveal. He certainly does not like those who are too proud.
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And when it is said to them, “What has your Lord revealed?” They say, “Ancient fables!”
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Let them bear their burdens in full on the Day of Judgment as well as some of the burdens of those they mislead without knowledge. Evil indeed is what they will bear!
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Indeed, those before them had plotted, but Allah struck at the ˹very˺ foundation of their structure, so the roof collapsed on top of them, and the torment came upon them from where they did not expect.1
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