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Juz 23
S (Saad)
88 verses, revealed in Mecca after The Moon (Al-Qamar) before A 'araaf (Al-A 'araaf)
In the name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful
Sad [These letters (Sad etc.) are one of the miracles of the Quran and none but Allah (Alone) knows their meanings]. By the Quran full of reminding. (1) Nay, those who desbelieve are in false pride and opposition. (2) How many generations have We destroyed before them. They called: 'The time is neither of escape, nor safety' (3) And they (Arab pagans) wonder that a warner (Prophet Muhammad SAW) has come to them from among themselves! And the disbelievers say: "This (Prophet Muhammad SAW) is a sorcerer, a liar. (4) Maketh he the gods One God? Verily that is a thing astounding! (5) And the elders among them went forth saying: “Go ahead and be steadfast in adhering to your deities. What is being said is with a design.” (6) We have heard nothing like this in the latest religion. This is only his own false invention. (7) "What! has the Message been sent to him - (Of all persons) among us?"... but they are in doubt concerning My (Own) Message! Nay, they have not yet tasted My Punishment! (8) Or are theirs the treasures of the mercy of thy Lord, the Mighty, the Bestower? (9) Or is the kingdom of the heavens and the earth and all that lies between them, theirs? Then let them climb up the ladders (to the heavens). (10) They will be one more army vanquished among the many routed hordes. (11) Before them the people of Noah denied the truth, as did the 'Ad and Pharaoh of the Stakes, (12) And Samood and the people of Lut and the dwellers of the thicket; these were the parties. (13) There was not one of them but treated their messengers as liars, so My punishment rightly overtook them: (14)
38 S
Saad
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Juz 23