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Yusuf AliBy the Star when it goes down,-
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Yusuf AliYour Companion is neither astray nor being misled.
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Yusuf AliNor does he say (aught) of (his own) Desire.
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Yusuf AliIt is no less than inspiration sent down to him:
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Yusuf AliHe was taught by one Mighty in Power,
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Yusuf AliEndued with Wisdom: for he appeared (in stately form);
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Yusuf AliWhile he was in the highest part of the horizon:
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Yusuf AliThen he approached and came closer,
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Yusuf AliAnd was at a distance of but two bow-lengths or (even) nearer;
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Yusuf AliSo did (Allah) convey the inspiration to His Servant- (conveyed) what He (meant) to convey.
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Yusuf AliThe (Prophet´s) (mind and) heart in no way falsified that which he saw.
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Yusuf AliWill ye then dispute with him concerning what he saw?
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Yusuf AliFor indeed he saw him at a second descent,
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Yusuf AliNear the Lote-tree beyond which none may pass:
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Yusuf AliNear it is the Garden of Abode.
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Yusuf AliBehold, the Lote-tree was shrouded (in mystery unspeakable!)
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Yusuf Ali(His) sight never swerved, nor did it go wrong!
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Yusuf AliFor truly did he see, of the Signs of his Lord, the Greatest!
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Yusuf AliHave ye seen Lat. and ´Uzza,
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Yusuf AliAnd another, the third (goddess), Manat?