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When the two groups came face to face, the companions of Moses cried out, “We are overtaken for sure.”
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Moses reassured ˹them˺, “Absolutely not! My Lord is certainly with me—He will guide me.”
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So We inspired Moses: “Strike the sea with your staff,” and the sea was split, each part was like a huge mountain.
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We drew the pursuers to that place,
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and delivered Moses and those with him all together.
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Then We drowned the others.
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Surely in this is a sign. Yet most of them would not believe.
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And your Lord is certainly the Almighty, Most Merciful.
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Relate to them ˹O Prophet˺ the story of Abraham,
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when he questioned his father and his people, “What is that you worship ˹besides Allah˺?”
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They replied, “We worship idols, to which we are fully devoted.”
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Abraham asked, “Can they hear you when you call upon them?
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Or can they benefit or harm you?”
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They replied, “No! But we found our forefathers doing the same.”
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Abraham responded, “Have you ˹really˺ considered what you have been worshipping—
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you and your ancestors?
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They are ˹all˺ enemies to me, except the Lord of all worlds.
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˹He is˺ the One Who created me, and He ˹alone˺ guides me.
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˹He is˺ the One Who provides me with food and drink.
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And He ˹alone˺ heals me when I am sick.
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And He ˹is the One Who˺ will cause me to die, and then bring me back to life.
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And He is ˹the One˺ Who, I hope, will forgive my flaws1 on Judgment Day.”
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“My Lord! Grant me wisdom, and join me with the righteous.
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