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Dr. Mustafa Khattab

A challenger1 has demanded a punishment bound to come

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Dr. Mustafa Khattab

for the disbelievers—to be averted by none—

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Dr. Mustafa Khattab

from Allah, Lord of pathways of ˹heavenly˺ ascent,

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Dr. Mustafa Khattab

˹through which˺ the angels and the ˹holy˺ spirit1 will ascend to Him on a Day fifty thousand years in length.2

70:5

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

So endure ˹this denial, O  Prophet,˺ with beautiful patience.

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Dr. Mustafa Khattab

They truly see this ˹Day˺ as impossible,

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Dr. Mustafa Khattab

but We see it as inevitable.

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Dr. Mustafa Khattab

On that Day the sky will be like molten brass

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Dr. Mustafa Khattab

and the mountains like ˹tufts of˺ wool.

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Dr. Mustafa Khattab

And no close friend will ask ˹about˺ their friends,