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Indeed, it is We Who will succeed the earth and whoever is on it. And to Us they will ˹all˺ be returned.

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And mention in the Book ˹O Prophet, the story of˺ Abraham. He was surely a man of truth and a prophet.

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˹Remember˺ when he said to his father, “O dear father! Why do you worship what can neither hear nor see, nor benefit you at all?

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O  dear father! I have certainly received some knowledge which you have not received, so follow me and I will guide you to the Straight Path.

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O  dear father! Do not worship Satan. Surely Satan is ever rebellious against the Most Compassionate.

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O  dear father! I truly fear that you will be touched by a torment from the Most Compassionate, and become Satan’s companion ˹in Hell˺.”

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He threatened, “How dare you reject my idols, O  Abraham! If you do not desist, I will certainly stone you ˹to death˺. So be gone from me for a long time!”

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Abraham responded, “Peace be upon you! I will pray to my Lord for your forgiveness. He has truly been Most Gracious to me.

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As I distance myself from ˹all of˺ you and from whatever you invoke besides Allah, I will ˹continue to˺ call upon my Lord ˹alone˺, trusting that I will never be disappointed in invoking my Lord.”

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So after he had left them and what they worshipped besides Allah, We granted him Isaac and Jacob, and made each of them a prophet.

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We showered them with Our mercy, and blessed them with honourable mention.1 

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