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So when you meet the disbelievers ˹in battle˺, strike ˹their˺ necks until you have thoroughly subdued them, then bind them firmly. Later ˹free them either as˺ an act of grace or by ransom until the war comes to an end. So will it be. Had Allah willed, He ˹Himself˺ could have inflicted punishment on them. But He does ˹this only to˺ test some of you by means of others. And those who are martyred in the cause of Allah,1 He will never render their deeds void.
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He will guide them ˹to their reward˺, improve their condition,
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and admit them into Paradise, having made it known to them.1 
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O believers! If you stand up for Allah, He will help you and make your steps firm.
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As for the disbelievers, may they be doomed and may He render their deeds void.
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That is because they detest what Allah has revealed, so He has rendered their deeds void.
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Have they not travelled throughout the land to see what was the end of those before them? Allah annihilated them, and a similar fate awaits the disbelievers.
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This is because Allah is the Patron of the believers while the disbelievers have no patron.

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