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And ˹remember˺ when the Man of the Whale stormed off ˹from his city˺ in a rage, thinking We would not restrain him.1 Then in the ˹veils of˺ darkness2 he cried out, “There is no god ˹worthy of worship˺ except You. Glory be to You! I have certainly done wrong.”

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And [mention] the man of the fish [i.e., Jonah], when he went off in anger1 and thought that We would not decree [anything] upon him.2 And he called out within the darknesses,3 "There is no deity except You; exalted are You. Indeed, I have been of the wrongdoers."

— Saheeh International

So We answered his prayer and rescued him from anguish. And so do We save the ˹true˺ believers.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

So We responded to him and saved him from the distress. And thus do We save the believers.

— Saheeh International

And ˹remember˺ when Zachariah cried out to his Lord, “My Lord! Do not leave me childless, though You are the Best of Successors.”1

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And [mention] Zechariah, when he called to his Lord, "My Lord, do not leave me alone [with no heir], while You are the best of inheritors."

— Saheeh International

So We answered his prayer, granted him John, and made his wife fertile. Indeed, they used to race in doing good, and call upon Us with hope and fear, totally humbling themselves before Us.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

So We responded to him, and We gave to him John, and amended for him his wife. Indeed, they used to hasten to good deeds and supplicate1 Us in hope and fear, and they were to Us humbly submissive.

— Saheeh International

And ˹remember˺ the one who guarded her chastity, so We breathed into her through Our angel, ˹Gabriel,˺1 making her and her son a sign for all peoples.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And [mention] the one who guarded her chastity [i.e., Mary], so We blew into her [garment] through Our angel [i.e., Gabriel], and We made her and her son a sign for the worlds.

— Saheeh International

˹O prophets!˺ Indeed, this religion of yours is ˹only˺ one, and I am your Lord, so worship Me ˹alone˺.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Indeed this, your religion, is one religion,1 and I am your Lord, so worship Me.

— Saheeh International

Yet the people have divided it into sects. But to Us they will all return.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And [yet] they divided their affair [i.e., that of their religion] among themselves,1 [but] all to Us will return.

— Saheeh International

So whoever does good and is a believer will never be denied ˹the reward for˺ their striving, for We are recording it all.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

So whoever does righteous deeds while he is a believer - no denial will there be for his effort,1 and indeed We [i.e., Our angels], of it, are recorders.

— Saheeh International

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It is impossible for a society which We have destroyed to ever rise again,

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And it is prohibited to [the people of] a city which We have destroyed that they will [ever] return1

— Saheeh International

until ˹after˺ Gog and Magog have broken loose ˹from the barrier˺,1 swarming down from every hill,

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Until when [the dam of] Gog and Magog has been opened and they, from every elevation, descend

— Saheeh International

ushering in the True Promise.1 Then—behold!—the disbelievers will stare ˹in horror, crying,˺ “Oh, woe to us! We have truly been heedless of this. In fact, we have been wrongdoers.”

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And [when] the true promise [i.e., the resurrection] has approached; then suddenly the eyes of those who disbelieved will be staring [in horror, while they say], "O woe to us; we had been unmindful of this; rather, we were wrongdoers."

— Saheeh International

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