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And by those ranged in ranks ranging,

— Dr. Ghali

By those who range themselves in rows;

— Tafheem-ul-Quran - Abul Ala Maududi

Then by the scarers scaring, (This is sometimes meat that the Angles perform such acts)

— Dr. Ghali

by those who reprove severely,

— Tafheem-ul-Quran - Abul Ala Maududi

Then by the reciters of a Remembrance,

— Dr. Ghali

and those who recite the Exhortation;1

— Tafheem-ul-Quran - Abul Ala Maududi

Surely your God is indeed One,

— Dr. Ghali

surely your God is One,1

— Tafheem-ul-Quran - Abul Ala Maududi

The Lord of the heavens and the earth, and whatever is between them both and The Lord of the easts.

— Dr. Ghali

the Lord of the heavens and the earth and of whatever lies between the two, the Lord1 of the Easts.2

— Tafheem-ul-Quran - Abul Ala Maududi

Surely We have adorned the lowest heaven with an adornment, the planets,

— Dr. Ghali

We have adorned the lower heaven with the adornment of the stars1

— Tafheem-ul-Quran - Abul Ala Maududi

And (as) a preservation against every insurgent Shatan. (Ever – vicious (one), i.e., devil).

— Dr. Ghali

and have protected it from every rebellious satan.1

— Tafheem-ul-Quran - Abul Ala Maududi

They do not overhear the most Exalted Chiefs, (i.e., angels) and they are pelted (with hurled meteors) from every side,

— Dr. Ghali

These satans cannot listen to what transpires in the High Council for they are pelted away from every side

— Tafheem-ul-Quran - Abul Ala Maududi

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Rejected, and they will have a lasting torment,

— Dr. Ghali

and are repelled. Theirs is an unceasing chastisement.

— Tafheem-ul-Quran - Abul Ala Maududi

Except him who snatches a snatching (away); then a piercing flaming (meteor) follows him up.

— Dr. Ghali

And if any is able to snatch a fragment, he is pursued by a piercing flame.1

— Tafheem-ul-Quran - Abul Ala Maududi

So ask them for a pronouncement: "Are they more valiant as a creation or the ones We created? Surely We created them of clinging clay."

— Dr. Ghali

So ask them (that is, human beings): “Were they harder to create than the objects We created?”1 We created them from sticky clay.2

— Tafheem-ul-Quran - Abul Ala Maududi

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