If God touch thee with trouble, none can take it off but He: and if He visit thee with goodit is He whose power is over all things;
And He is the Supreme over his servants; and He is the Wise, the Cognisant!
SAY: What thing is weightiest in bearing witness? SAY: God is witness between me and you; and this Koran hath been revealed to me that I should warn you by it, and all whom it shall reach. What! will ye really bear witness that there are other gods with God? SAY: I bear no such witness. SAY: Verily, He is one God, and truly am guiltless of what ye join with Him.
They to whom we have given the Book, recognise him (Muhammad) as they do their own children:3 but they who are the authors of their own perdition are they who will not believe.
And who more wicked than he who inventeth a lie concerning God, or who treateth our signs as lies? Verily those wicked ones shall not prosper.4
And on the Day we will gather them all together: then will we say to those who joined gods with God, Where are those companion-gods of yours, as ye supposed them?
Then shall they find no other excuse than to say, By God our Lord! we joined not companions with Him.
Behold! how they lie against themselvesand the gods of their own inventing desert them!
Some among them hearken unto thee: but we have cast veils over their hearts that they should not understand the Koran, and a weight into their ears: and though they should see all kinds of signs, they will refuse all faith in them, until when they come to thee, to dispute with thee, the infidels say, Verily, this is nothing but fables of the ancients.
And they will forbid it, and depart from it:but they are only the authors of their own perdition, and know it not.
If thou couldst see when they shall be set over the fire, and shall say, Oh! would we might be sent back! we would not treat the signs of our Lord as lies! we would be of the believers.
Aye! that hath become clear5 to them which they before concealed; but though they should return, they would surely go back to that which was forbidden them; for they are surely liars!
But if thou couldest see when they shall be set before their Lord! He shall say to them, Is not this it6 in truth? They shall say, Yea, by our Lord! Taste then, saith He, the torment, for that ye believed not!
Lost are they who deny the meeting with God until the Hour cometh suddenly upon them! Then will they say, Oh, our sighs for past negligence of this hour! and they shall bear their burdens on their back! Will not that be evil with which they shall be burdened?
The life in this world is but a play and pastime; and better surely for men of godly fear will be the future mansion! Will ye not then comprehend?
Now know we that what they speak vexeth thee:7 But it is not merely thee whom they charge with falsehood, but the ungodly gainsay the signs of God.
Before thee have apostles already been charged with falsehood: but they bore the charge and the wrong with constancy, till our help came to them;for none can change the words of God. But this history of His Sent Ones hath already reached thee.
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