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There is no blame on the blind, or the disabled, or the sick ˹for staying behind˺. And whoever obeys Allah and His Messenger will be admitted by Him into Gardens under which rivers flow. But whoever turns away will be subjected by Him to a painful punishment.
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Indeed, Allah was pleased with the believers when they pledged allegiance to you ˹O Prophet˺ under the tree. He knew what was in their hearts, so He sent down serenity upon them and rewarded them with a victory at hand,1
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and many spoils of war they will gain. For Allah is Almighty, All-Wise.
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Allah has promised you ˹believers˺ abundant spoils, which you will gain, so He hastened this ˹truce˺1 for you. And He has held people’s hands back from ˹harming˺ you, so it may be a sign for the believers, and so He may guide you along the Straight Path.
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And ˹there are˺ other gains which are beyond your reach that Allah is keeping in store ˹for you˺. For Allah is Most Capable of everything.
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If the disbelievers were to fight you, they would certainly flee.1 Then they would never find any protector or helper.
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˹This is˺ Allah’s way, already long established ˹in the past˺. And you will find no change in Allah’s way.
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