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He merges the two bodies of ˹fresh and salt˺ water,
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yet between them is a barrier they never cross.1
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Then which of your Lord’s favours will you both deny?
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Out of both ˹waters˺ come forth pearls and coral.
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Then which of your Lord’s favours will you both deny?
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To Him belong the ships with raised sails, sailing through the seas like mountains.
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Then which of your Lord’s favours will you both deny?
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Every being on earth is bound to perish.
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Only your Lord Himself,1 full of Majesty and Honour, will remain ˹forever˺.2
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Then which of your Lord’s favours will you both deny?
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All those in the heavens and the earth are dependent on Him. Day in and day out He has something to bring about.1
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Then which of your Lord’s favours will you both deny?
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We will soon attend to you ˹for judgment˺, O  two multitudes ˹of jinn and humans˺!
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Then which of your Lord’s favours will you both deny?
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O  assembly of jinn and humans! If you can penetrate beyond the realms of the heavens and the earth, then do so. ˹But˺ you cannot do that without ˹Our˺ authority.
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Then which of your Lord’s favours will you both deny?
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Flames of fire and ˹molten˺ copper will be sent against you, and you will not be able to defend one another.
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Then which of your Lord’s favours will you both deny?
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˹How horrible will it be˺ when the heavens will split apart, becoming rose-red like ˹burnt˺ oil!
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Then which of your Lord’s favours will you both deny?
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On that Day there will be no need for any human or jinn to be asked about their sins.1
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Then which of your Lord’s favours will you both deny?

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