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In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.


Ha, Meem.

[42:1] Ash-Shura (Council - Consultation)

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'Ayn, Seen, Qaf.

[42:2] Ash-Shura (Council - Consultation)

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Thus has He revealed to you, [O Muhammad], and to those before you - Allah , the Exalted in Might, the Wise.

[42:3] Ash-Shura (Council - Consultation)

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To Him belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth, and He is the Most High, the Most Great.

[42:4] Ash-Shura (Council - Consultation)

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The heavens almost break from above them, and the angels exalt [ Allah ] with praise of their Lord and ask forgiveness for those on earth. Unquestionably, it is Allah who is the Forgiving, the Merciful.

[42:5] Ash-Shura (Council - Consultation)

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And those who take as allies other than Him - Allah is [yet] Guardian over them; and you, [O Muhammad], are not over them a manager.

[42:6] Ash-Shura (Council - Consultation)

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And thus We have revealed to you an Arabic Qur'an that you may warn the Mother of Cities [Makkah] and those around it and warn of the Day of Assembly, about which there is no doubt. A party will be in Paradise and a party in the Blaze.

[42:7] Ash-Shura (Council - Consultation)

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And if Allah willed, He could have made them [of] one religion, but He admits whom He wills into His mercy. And the wrongdoers have not any protector or helper.

[42:8] Ash-Shura (Council - Consultation)

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Or have they taken protectors [or allies] besides him? But Allah - He is the Protector, and He gives life to the dead, and He is over all things competent.

[42:9] Ash-Shura (Council - Consultation)

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And in anything over which you disagree - its ruling is [to be referred] to Allah . [Say], "That is Allah , my Lord; upon Him I have relied, and to Him I turn back."

[42:10] Ash-Shura (Council - Consultation)

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[He is] Creator of the heavens and the earth. He has made for you from yourselves, mates, and among the cattle, mates; He multiplies you thereby. There is nothing like unto Him, and He is the Hearing, the Seeing.

[42:11] Ash-Shura (Council - Consultation)

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To Him belong the keys of the heavens and the earth. He extends provision for whom He wills and restricts [it]. Indeed He is, of all things, Knowing.

[42:12] Ash-Shura (Council - Consultation)

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He has ordained for you of religion what He enjoined upon Noah and that which We have revealed to you, [O Muhammad], and what We enjoined upon Abraham and Moses and Jesus - to establish the religion and not be divided therein. Difficult for those who associate others with Allah is that to which you invite them. Allah chooses for Himself whom He wills and guides to Himself whoever turns back [to Him].

[42:13] Ash-Shura (Council - Consultation)

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And they did not become divided until after knowledge had come to them - out of jealous animosity between themselves. And if not for a word that preceded from your Lord [postponing the penalty] until a specified time, it would have been concluded between them. And indeed, those who were granted inheritance of the Scripture after them are, concerning it, in disquieting doubt.

[42:14] Ash-Shura (Council - Consultation)

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So to that [religion of Allah ] invite, [O Muhammad], and remain on a right course as you are commanded and do not follow their inclinations but say, "I have believed in what Allah has revealed of the Qur'an, and I have been commanded to do justice among you. Allah is our Lord and your Lord. For us are our deeds, and for you your deeds. There is no [need for] argument between us and you. Allah will bring us together, and to Him is the [final] destination."

[42:15] Ash-Shura (Council - Consultation)

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