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placing the moon within them as a ˹reflected˺ light, and the sun as a ˹radiant˺ lamp?
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Allah ˹alone˺ caused you1 to grow from the earth like a plant.
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Then He will return you to it, and then simply bring you forth ˹again˺.
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And Allah ˹alone˺ spread out the earth for you
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to walk along its spacious pathways.’”
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˹Eventually,˺ Noah cried, “My Lord! They have certainly persisted in disobeying me, and followed ˹instead˺ those ˹elite˺ whose ˹abundant˺ wealth and children only increase them in loss,
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and who have devised a tremendous plot,
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