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those who are ˹steeped˺ in ignorance, totally heedless.
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They ask ˹mockingly˺, “When is this Day of Judgment?”
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˹It is˺ the Day they will be tormented over the Fire.
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˹They will be told,˺ “Taste your torment! This is what you sought to hasten.”
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Indeed, the righteous will be amid Gardens and springs,
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˹joyfully˺ receiving what their Lord will grant them. Before this ˹reward˺ they were truly good-doers ˹in the world˺:
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they used to sleep only little in the night,
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and pray for forgiveness before dawn.1
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And in their wealth there was a rightful share ˹fulfilled˺ for the beggar and the poor.
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There are ˹countless˺ signs on earth for those with sure faith,
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as there are within yourselves. Can you not see?
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In heaven is your sustenance and whatever you are promised.
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Then by the Lord of heaven and earth! ˹All˺ this is certainly as true as ˹the fact that˺ you can speak!
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Has the story of Abraham’s honoured guests reached you ˹O Prophet˺?
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˹Remember˺ when they entered his presence and greeted ˹him with˺, “Peace!” He replied, “Peace ˹be upon you˺!” ˹Then he said to himself,˺ “˹These are˺ an unfamiliar people.”
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Then he slipped off to his family and brought a fat ˹roasted˺ calf,1
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and placed it before them, asking, “Will you not eat?”
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˹They did not eat,˺ so he grew fearful of them.1 They reassured ˹him˺, “Do not be afraid,” and gave him good news of a knowledgeable son.2
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Then his wife came forward with a cry, clasping her forehead ˹in astonishment˺, exclaiming, “˹A baby from˺ a barren, old woman!”
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They replied, “Such has your Lord decreed. He is truly the All-Wise, All-Knowing.”
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