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Sura 71: Noah
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Qur'an 71:1[edit]

We sent Noah to his people: “Warn your people before there comes upon them a painful punishment.”

Qur'an 71:1 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:2[edit]

He said, “O my people, I am to you a clear warner.

Qur'an 71:2 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:3[edit]

Worship God and reverence Him, and obey me.

Qur'an 71:3 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:4[edit]

And He will forgive you of your sins, and reprieve you until a stated term. God’s term cannot be deferred once it has arrived, if you only knew.”

Qur'an 71:4 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:5[edit]

He said, “My Lord, I have called my people night and day.

Qur'an 71:5 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:6[edit]

But my call added only to their flight.

Qur'an 71:6 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:7[edit]

Whenever I called them to Your forgiveness, they thrust their fingers into their ears, and wrapped themselves in their garments, and insisted, and became more and more arrogant.

Qur'an 71:7 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:8[edit]

Then I called them openly.

Qur'an 71:8 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:9[edit]

Then I appealed to them publicly, and I spoke to them privately.

Qur'an 71:9 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:10[edit]

I said, ‘Ask your Lord for forgiveness; He is Forgiving.

Qur'an 71:10 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:11[edit]

He will let loose the sky upon you in torrents.

Qur'an 71:11 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:12[edit]

And provide you with wealth and children, and allot for you gardens, and allot for you rivers.

Qur'an 71:12 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:13[edit]

What is the matter with you, that you do not appreciate God’s Greatness?

Qur'an 71:13 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:14[edit]

Although He created you in stages.

Qur'an 71:14 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:15[edit]

Do you not realize that God created seven heavens in layers?

Qur'an 71:15 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:16[edit]

And He set the moon in their midst for light, and He made the sun a lamp.

Qur'an 71:16 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:17[edit]

And God germinated you from the earth like plants.

Qur'an 71:17 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:18[edit]

Then He will return you into it, and will bring you out again.

Qur'an 71:18 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:19[edit]

And God made the earth a spread for you.

Qur'an 71:19 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:20[edit]

That you may travel its diverse roads.’”

Qur'an 71:20 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:21[edit]

Noah said, “My Lord, they have defied me, and followed him whose wealth and children increase him only in perdition.”

Qur'an 71:21 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:22[edit]

And they schemed outrageous schemes.

Qur'an 71:22 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:23[edit]

And they said, “Do not give up your gods; do not give up Wadd, nor Souwa, nor Yaghoos, and Yaooq, and Nassr.

Qur'an 71:23 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:24[edit]

They have misled many, so do not increase the wrongdoers except in confusion.”

Qur'an 71:24 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:25[edit]

Because of their wrongs, they were drowned, and were hurled into a Fire. They did not find apart from God any helpers.

Qur'an 71:25 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:26[edit]

Noah said, “My Lord, do not leave of the unbelievers a single dweller on earth.

Qur'an 71:26 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:27[edit]

If You leave them, they will mislead your servants, and will breed only wicked unbelievers.

Qur'an 71:27 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 71:28[edit]

My Lord! Forgive me and my parents, and anyone who enters my home in faith, and all the believing men and believing women; and do not increase the wrongdoers except in perdition.”

Qur'an 71:28 Notes[edit]