The Clot
Surah
Al-'Alaq
96
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Read, ˹O Prophet,˺ in the Name of your Lord Who created—

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created humans from a clinging clot.1

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Read! And your Lord is the Most Generous,

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Who taught by the pen—

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taught humanity what they knew not.1 

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Most certainly, one exceeds all bounds

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once they think they are self-sufficient.

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˹But˺ surely to your Lord is the return ˹of all˺.

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Have you seen the man who prevents

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a servant ˹of Ours˺ from praying?1

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