We have certainly seen the turning of your face, [O Muhammad], toward the heaven, and We will surely turn you to a qiblah with which you will be pleased. So turn your face toward al-Masjid al-Haram. And wherever you [believers] are, turn your faces toward it [in prayer]. Indeed, those who have been given the Scripture well know that it is the truth from their Lord. And Allah is not unaware of what they do.

[2:144] Al-Baqara (The Cow)

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And if you brought to those who were given the Scripture every sign, they would not follow your qiblah. Nor will you be a follower of their qiblah. Nor would they be followers of one another's qiblah. So if you were to follow their desires after what has come to you of knowledge, indeed, you would then be among the wrongdoers.

[2:145] Al-Baqara (The Cow)

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Those to whom We gave the Scripture know him as they know their own sons. But indeed, a party of them conceal the truth while they know [it].

[2:146] Al-Baqara (The Cow)

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The truth is from your Lord, so never be among the doubters.

[2:147] Al-Baqara (The Cow)

Sahih International



For each [religious following] is a direction toward which it faces. So race to [all that is] good. Wherever you may be, Allah will bring you forth [for judgement] all together. Indeed, Allah is over all things competent.

[2:148] Al-Baqara (The Cow)

Sahih International



So from wherever you go out [for prayer, O Muhammad] turn your face toward al- Masjid al-Haram, and indeed, it is the truth from your Lord. And Allah is not unaware of what you do.

[2:149] Al-Baqara (The Cow)

Sahih International



And from wherever you go out [for prayer], turn your face toward al-Masjid al-Haram. And wherever you [believers] may be, turn your faces toward it in order that the people will not have any argument against you, except for those of them who commit wrong; so fear them not but fear Me. And [it is] so I may complete My favor upon you and that you may be guided.

[2:150] Al-Baqara (The Cow)

Sahih International



Just as We have sent among you a messenger from yourselves reciting to you Our verses and purifying you and teaching you the Book and wisdom and teaching you that which you did not know.

[2:151] Al-Baqara (The Cow)

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So remember Me; I will remember you. And be grateful to Me and do not deny Me.

[2:152] Al-Baqara (The Cow)

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O you who have believed, seek help through patience and prayer. Indeed, Allah is with the patient.

[2:153] Al-Baqara (The Cow)

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And do not say about those who are killed in the way of Allah , "They are dead." Rather, they are alive, but you perceive [it] not.

[2:154] Al-Baqara (The Cow)

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And We will surely test you with something of fear and hunger and a loss of wealth and lives and fruits, but give good tidings to the patient,

[2:155] Al-Baqara (The Cow)

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Who, when disaster strikes them, say, "Indeed we belong to Allah , and indeed to Him we will return."

[2:156] Al-Baqara (The Cow)

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Those are the ones upon whom are blessings from their Lord and mercy. And it is those who are the [rightly] guided.

[2:157] Al-Baqara (The Cow)

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Indeed, as-Safa and al-Marwah are among the symbols of Allah . So whoever makes Hajj to the House or performs 'umrah - there is no blame upon him for walking between them. And whoever volunteers good - then indeed, Allah is appreciative and Knowing.

[2:158] Al-Baqara (The Cow)

Sahih International



Indeed, those who conceal what We sent down of clear proofs and guidance after We made it clear for the people in the Scripture - those are cursed by Allah and cursed by those who curse,

[2:159] Al-Baqara (The Cow)

Sahih International