VERSES
206
PAGES
151-176

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

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7:187

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They ask you, [O Muhammad], about the Hour: when is its arrival? Say, "Its knowledge is only with my Lord. None will reveal its time except Him. It lays heavily upon the heavens and the earth. It will not come upon you except unexpectedly." They ask you as if you are familiar with it. Say, "Its knowledge is only with Allah , but most of the people do not know."

7:188

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Say, "I hold not for myself [the power of] benefit or harm, except what Allah has willed. And if I knew the unseen, I could have acquired much wealth, and no harm would have touched me. I am not except a warner and a bringer of good tidings to a people who believe."

7:189

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It is He who created you from one soul and created from it its mate that he might dwell in security with her. And when he covers her, she carries a light burden and continues therein. And when it becomes heavy, they both invoke Allah , their Lord, "If You should give us a good [child], we will surely be among the grateful."

7:190

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But when He gives them a good [child], they ascribe partners to Him concerning that which He has given them. Exalted is Allah above what they associate with Him.

7:191

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Do they associate with Him those who create nothing and they are [themselves] created?

7:192

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And the false deities are unable to [give] them help, nor can they help themselves.

7:193

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And if you [believers] invite them to guidance, they will not follow you. It is all the same for you whether you invite them or you are silent.

7:194

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Indeed, those you [polytheists] call upon besides Allah are servants like you. So call upon them and let them respond to you, if you should be truthful.

7:195

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Do they have feet by which they walk? Or do they have hands by which they strike? Or do they have eyes by which they see? Or do they have ears by which they hear? Say, [O Muhammad], "Call your 'partners' and then conspire against me and give me no respite.

7:196

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Indeed, my protector is Allah , who has sent down the Book; and He is an ally to the righteous.

7:197

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And those you call upon besides Him are unable to help you, nor can they help themselves."

7:198

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And if you invite them to guidance, they do not hear; and you see them looking at you while they do not see.

7:199

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Take what is given freely, enjoin what is good, and turn away from the ignorant.

7:200

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And if an evil suggestion comes to you from Satan, then seek refuge in Allah . Indeed, He is Hearing and Knowing.

7:201

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Indeed, those who fear Allah - when an impulse touches them from Satan, they remember [Him] and at once they have insight.

7:202

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But their brothers - the devils increase them in error; then they do not stop short.

7:203

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And when you, [O Muhammad], do not bring them a sign, they say, "Why have you not contrived it?" Say, "I only follow what is revealed to me from my Lord. This [Qur'an] is enlightenment from your Lord and guidance and mercy for a people who believe."

7:204

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So when the Qur'an is recited, then listen to it and pay attention that you may receive mercy.

7:205

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And remember your Lord within yourself in humility and in fear without being apparent in speech - in the mornings and the evenings. And do not be among the heedless.

7:206

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Indeed, those who are near your Lord are not prevented by arrogance from His worship, and they exalt Him, and to Him they prostrate.