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Kaf, Ha, Ya, 'Ayn, Sad.

     

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[This is] a mention of the mercy of your Lord to His servant Zechariah

     

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When he called to his Lord a private supplication.

              

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He said, "My Lord, indeed my bones have weakened, and my head has filled with white, and never have I been in my supplication to You, my Lord, unhappy.

             

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And indeed, I fear the successors after me, and my wife has been barren, so give me from Yourself an heir

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Who will inherit me and inherit from the family of Jacob. And make him, my Lord, pleasing [to You]."

            

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[He was told], "O Zechariah, indeed We give you good tidings of a boy whose name will be John. We have not assigned to any before [this] name."

              

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He said, "My Lord, how will I have a boy when my wife has been barren and I have reached extreme old age?"

              

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[An angel] said, "Thus [it will be]; your Lord says, 'It is easy for Me, for I created you before, while you were nothing.' "

             

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[Zechariah] said, "My Lord, make for me a sign." He said, "Your sign is that you will not speak to the people for three nights, [being] sound."

           

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So he came out to his people from the prayer chamber and signaled to them to exalt [ Allah ] in the morning and afternoon.

       

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[ Allah ] said, "O John, take the Scripture with determination." And We gave him judgement [while yet] a boy

      

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And affection from Us and purity, and he was fearing of Allah

      

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And dutiful to his parents, and he was not a disobedient tyrant.

         

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And peace be upon him the day he was born and the day he dies and the day he is raised alive.

          

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And mention, [O Muhammad], in the Book [the story of] Mary, when she withdrew from her family to a place toward the east.

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And she took, in seclusion from them, a screen. Then We sent to her Our Angel, and he represented himself to her as a well-proportioned man.

        

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She said, "Indeed, I seek refuge in the Most Merciful from you, [so leave me], if you should be fearing of Allah ."

         

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He said, "I am only the messenger of your Lord to give you [news of] a pure boy."

           

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She said, "How can I have a boy while no man has touched me and I have not been unchaste?"

               

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He said, "Thus [it will be]; your Lord says, 'It is easy for Me, and We will make him a sign to the people and a mercy from Us. And it is a matter [already] decreed.' "

     

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So she conceived him, and she withdrew with him to a remote place.

             

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And the pains of childbirth drove her to the trunk of a palm tree. She said, "Oh, I wish I had died before this and was in oblivion, forgotten."

          

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But he called her from below her, "Do not grieve; your Lord has provided beneath you a stream.