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Yusuf AliBy the break of Day
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Yusuf AliBy the Nights twice five;
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Yusuf AliBy the even and odd (contrasted);
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Yusuf AliAnd by the Night when it passeth away;-
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Yusuf AliIs there (not) in these an adjuration (or evidence) for those who understand?
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Yusuf AliSeest thou not how thy Lord dealt with the ´Ad (people),-
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Yusuf AliOf the (city of) Iram, with lofty pillars,
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Yusuf AliThe like of which were not produced in (all) the land?
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Yusuf AliAnd with the Thamud (people), who cut out (huge) rocks in the valley?-
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Yusuf AliAnd with Pharaoh, lord of stakes?
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Yusuf Ali(All) these transgressed beyond bounds in the lands,
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Yusuf AliAnd heaped therein mischief (on mischief).
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Yusuf AliTherefore did thy Lord pour on them a scourge of diverse chastisements:
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Yusuf AliFor thy Lord is (as a Guardian) on a watch-tower.
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Yusuf AliNow, as for man, when his Lord trieth him, giving him honour and gifts, then saith he, (puffed up), "My Lord hath honoured me."
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Yusuf AliBut when He trieth him, restricting his subsistence for him, then saith he (in despair), "My Lord hath humiliated me!"
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Yusuf AliNay, nay! but ye honour not the orphans!
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Yusuf AliNor do ye encourage one another to feed the poor!-
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Yusuf AliAnd ye devour inheritance - all with greed,
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Yusuf AliAnd ye love wealth with inordinate love!