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By your Lord ˹O Prophet˺! We will surely gather them along with the devils, and then set them around Hell on their knees.
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Then We will certainly begin by dragging out of every group the ones most defiant to the Most Compassionate.
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And We truly know best who is most deserving of burning in it.
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There is none of you who will not pass over it.1 ˹This is˺ a decree your Lord must fulfil.
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Then We will deliver those who were devout, leaving the wrongdoers there on their knees.
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When Our clear revelations are recited to them, the disbelievers ask the believers ˹mockingly˺, “Which of the two of us is better in status and superior in assembly?”
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˹Imagine, O  Prophet˺ how many peoples We have destroyed before them, who were far better in luxury and splendour!
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Say, ˹O Prophet,˺ “Whoever is ˹entrenched˺ in misguidance, the Most Compassionate will allow them plenty of time, until—behold!—they face what they are threatened with: either the torment or the Hour. Only then will they realize who is worse in position and inferior in manpower.”
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And Allah increases in guidance those who are ˹rightly˺ guided. And the everlasting good deeds are far better with your Lord in reward and in outcome.1 

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