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Yusuf AliNun. By the Pen and the (Record) which (men) write,-
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Yusuf AliThou art not, by the Grace of thy Lord, mad or possessed.
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Yusuf AliNay, verily for thee is a Reward unfailing:
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Yusuf AliAnd thou (standest) on an exalted standard of character.
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Yusuf AliSoon wilt thou see, and they will see,
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Yusuf AliWhich of you is afflicted with madness.
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Yusuf AliVerily it is thy Lord that knoweth best, which (among men) hath strayed from His Path: and He knoweth best those who receive (true) Guidance.
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Yusuf AliSo hearken not to those who deny (the Truth).
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Yusuf AliTheir desire is that thou shouldst be pliant: so would they be pliant.
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Yusuf AliHeed not the type of despicable men,- ready with oaths,
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Yusuf AliA slanderer, going about with calumnies,
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Yusuf Ali(Habitually) hindering (all) good, transgressing beyond bounds, deep in sin,
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Yusuf AliViolent (and cruel),- with all that, base-born,-
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Yusuf AliBecause he possesses wealth and (numerous) sons.
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Yusuf AliWhen to him are rehearsed Our Signs, "Tales of the ancients", he cries!
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Yusuf AliSoon shall We brand (the beast) on the snout!
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Yusuf AliVerily We have tried them as We tried the People of the Garden, when they resolved to gather the fruits of the (garden) in the morning.
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Yusuf AliBut made no reservation, ("If it be Allah´s Will").
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Yusuf AliThen there came on the (garden) a visitation from thy Lord, (which swept away) all around, while they were asleep.
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Yusuf AliSo the (garden) became, by the morning, like a dark and desolate spot, (whose fruit had been gathered).