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Dr. Mustafa Khattab

Say, ˹O Prophet,˺ “It has been revealed to me that a group of jinn listened ˹to the Quran,˺ and said ˹to their fellow jinn˺: ‘Indeed, we have heard a wondrous recitation.

72:2

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

It leads to Right Guidance so we believed in it, and we will never associate anyone with our Lord ˹in worship˺.

72:3

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

˹Now, we believe that˺ our Lord—Exalted is His Majesty—has neither taken a mate nor offspring,

72:4

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

and that the foolish of us used to utter ˹outrageous˺ falsehoods about Allah.1

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72:6

72:7

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

And those ˹humans˺ thought, just like you ˹jinn˺, that Allah would not resurrect anyone ˹for judgment˺.

72:8

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

˹Earlier˺ we tried to reach heaven ˹for news˺, only to find it filled with stern guards and shooting stars.1

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72:10

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

Now, we do not really know whether evil is intended for those on earth, or their Lord intends for them what is right.