16:1

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

The command of Allah is at hand, so do not hasten it. Glorified and Exalted is He above what they associate ˹with Him in worship˺!

16:2

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

He sends down the angels with revelation by His command to whoever He wills of His servants, ˹stating:˺ “Warn ˹humanity˺ that there is no god ˹worthy of worship˺ except Me, so be mindful of Me ˹alone˺.”

16:3

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

He created the heavens and the earth for a purpose. Exalted is He above what they associate with Him ˹in worship˺!

16:4

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

He created humans from a sperm-drop, then—behold!—they openly challenge ˹Him˺.

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16:6

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

They are also pleasing to you when you bring them home and when you take them out to graze.

16:7

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

And they carry your loads to ˹distant˺ lands which you could not otherwise reach without great hardship. Surely your Lord is Ever Gracious, Most Merciful.

16:8

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

˹He also created˺ horses, mules, and donkeys for your transportation and adornment. And He creates what you do not know.

16:9

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

It is upon Allah ˹alone˺ to ˹clearly˺ show the Straight Way. Other ways are deviant. Had He willed, He would have easily guided all of you.

16:10

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

He is the One Who sends down rain from the sky, from which you drink and by which plants grow for your cattle to graze.