So, for that they have broken their covenant, and have rejected the signs of God, and have put the prophets to death unjustly, saying the while, Our hearts are uncircumcised, Nay, but God hath sealed them up for their unbelief, so that but few believe.
And for their saying, Verily we have slain the Messiah, Jesus the son of Mary, an Apostle of God. Yet they slew him not, and they crucified him not, but they had only his likeness.30 And they who differed about him were in doubt concerning him: No sure knowledge had they about him, but followed only an opinion, and they did not really slay him, but God took him up to Himself. And God is Mighty, Wise!
There shall not be one of the people of the Book but shall believe in Him before his death, and in the day of resurrection, He will be a witness against them.
For the wickedness of certain Jews, and because they turn many from the way of God, we have forbidden them goodly viands which had been before allowed them.
And because they have taken usury, though they were forbidden it, and have devoured mens substance in frivolity, we have got ready for the infidels among them a grievous torment.
But their men of solid knowledge, and the believers who believe in that which hath been sent down to thee, and in what hath been sent down before thee, and who observe prayer, and pay the alms of obligation, and believe in God and the latter day,these! we will give them a great reward.
Verily we have revealed to thee as we revealed to Noah and the Prophets after him, and as we revealed to Abraham, and Ismaël, and Isaac, and Jacob, and the tribes, and Jesus, and Job, and Jonah, and Aaron, and Solomon; and to David gave we Psalms.
Of some apostles we have told thee before: of other apostles we have not told theeAnd discoursing did God discourse with Moses
Apostles charged to announce and to warn, that men, after those apostles, might have no plea against God. And God is Mighty, Wise!
But God is himself witness of what He hath sent down to thee: In His knowledge hath He sent it down to thee. The angels are also its witnesses: but God is a sufficient witness!
Verily, they who believe not and pervert from the way of God, have indeed erred with error wide of truth.
Verily, those who believe not, and act wrongfully, God will never pardon, and never will he guide them on path,
O men! now hath an apostle come to you with truth from your Lord. Believe then, it will be better for you. But if ye believe not, then, all that is in the Heavens and the Earth is Gods; and God is Knowing, Wise!
O ye people of the Book! overstep not bounds in your religion;31 and of God, speak only truth. The Messiah, Jesus, son of Mary, is only an apostle of God, and his Word which he conveyed into Mary, and a Spirit32 proceeding from himself. Believe therefore in God and his apostles, and say not, Three: (there is a Trinity)Forbearit will be better for you. God is only one God! Far be it from His glory that He should have a son! His, whatever is in the Heavens, and whatever is in the Earth! And God is a sufficient Guardian.
The Messiah disdaineth not to be a servant of God, nor do the angels who are nigh unto Him.
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