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Source: Sayyid Abul Ala Maududi - Tafhim al-Qur'an - The Meaning of the Quran

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42:30

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And whatever strikes you of disaster - it is for what your hands have earned; but He pardons much.

42:31

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And you will not cause failure [to Allah ] upon the earth. And you have not besides Allah any protector or helper.

42:32

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And of His signs are the ships in the sea, like mountains.

42:33

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If He willed, He could still the wind, and they would remain motionless on its surface. Indeed in that are signs for everyone patient and grateful.

42:34

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Or He could destroy them for what they earned; but He pardons much.

42:35

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And [that is so] those who dispute concerning Our signs may know that for them there is no place of escape.

42:36

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So whatever thing you have been given - it is but [for] enjoyment of the worldly life. But what is with Allah is better and more lasting for those who have believed and upon their Lord rely

42:37

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And those who avoid the major sins and immoralities, and when they are angry, they forgive,

42:38

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And those who have responded to their lord and established prayer and whose affair is [determined by] consultation among themselves, and from what We have provided them, they spend.

42:39

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And those who, when tyranny strikes them, they defend themselves,

42:40

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And the retribution for an evil act is an evil one like it, but whoever pardons and makes reconciliation - his reward is [due] from Allah . Indeed, He does not like wrongdoers.

42:41

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And whoever avenges himself after having been wronged - those have not upon them any cause [for blame].

42:42

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The cause is only against the ones who wrong the people and tyrannize upon the earth without right. Those will have a painful punishment.

42:43

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And whoever is patient and forgives - indeed, that is of the matters [requiring] determination.

42:44

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And he whom Allah sends astray - for him there is no protector beyond Him. And you will see the wrongdoers, when they see the punishment, saying, "Is there for return [to the former world] any way?"

42:45

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And you will see them being exposed to the Fire, humbled from humiliation, looking from [behind] a covert glance. And those who had believed will say, "Indeed, the [true] losers are the ones who lost themselves and their families on the Day of Resurrection. Unquestionably, the wrongdoers are in an enduring punishment."

42:46

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And there will not be for them any allies to aid them other than Allah . And whoever Allah sends astray - for him there is no way.

42:47

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Respond to your Lord before a Day comes from Allah of which there is no repelling. No refuge will you have that day, nor for you will there be any denial.

42:48

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But if they turn away - then We have not sent you, [O Muhammad], over them as a guardian; upon you is only [the duty of] notification. And indeed, when We let man taste mercy from us, he rejoices in it; but if evil afflicts him for what his hands have put forth, then indeed, man is ungrateful.

42:49

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To Allah belongs the dominion of the heavens and the earth; He creates what he wills. He gives to whom He wills female [children], and He gives to whom He wills males.

42:50

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Or He makes them [both] males and females, and He renders whom He wills barren. Indeed, He is Knowing and Competent.

42:51

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And it is not for any human being that Allah should speak to him except by revelation or from behind a partition or that He sends a messenger to reveal, by His permission, what He wills. Indeed, He is Most High and Wise.

42:52

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And thus We have revealed to you an inspiration of Our command. You did not know what is the Book or [what is] faith, but We have made it a light by which We guide whom We will of Our servants. And indeed, [O Muhammad], you guide to a straight path -

42:53

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The path of Allah , to whom belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth. Unquestionably, to Allah do [all] matters evolve.