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Sūra XXVI.: Shu‘arāa, or The Poets.

Section 1

1. Ta-seen-meem

1. Tā. Sīn. Mīm.

2. Tilka ayatu alkitabi almubeeni

2. These are Verses of the Book
That makes (things) clear.

3. LaAAallaka bakhiAAun nafsaka alla yakoonoo mu/mineena

3. It may be thou frettest
Thy soul with grief, that they
Do not become Believers.

4. In nasha/ nunazzil AAalayhim mina alssama-i ayatan fathallat aAAnaquhum laha khadiAAeena

4. If (such) were Our Will,
We could send down to them
From the sky a Sign,
To which they would bend
Their necks in humility.

5. Wama ya/teehim min thikrin mina alrrahmani muhdathin illa kanoo AAanhu muAArideena

5. But there comes not
To them a newly-revealed
Message from (God) Most Gracious,
But they turn away therefrom.

6. Faqad kaththaboo fasaya/teehim anbao ma kanoo bihi yastahzi-oona

6. They have indeed rejected
(The Message): so they will
Know soon (enough) the truth
Of what they mocked at!

7. Awa lam yaraw ila al-ardi kam anbatna feeha min kulli zawjin kareemin

7. Do they not look
At the earth,—how many
Noble things of all kinds
We have produced therein?

8. Inna fee thalika laayatan wama kana aktharuhum mu/mineena

8. Verily, in this is a Sign:
But most of them
Do not believe.

9. Wa-inna rabbaka lahuwa alAAazeezu alrraheemu

9. And verily, thy Lord
Is He, the Exalted in Might,
Most Merciful.

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