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When it is said to them: “Believe in what Allah has revealed,” they reply, “We only believe in what was sent down to us,” and they deny what came afterwards, though it is the truth confirming their own Scriptures! Ask ˹them, O  Prophet˺, “Why then did you kill Allah’s prophets before, if you are ˹truly˺ believers?”

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

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Indeed, Moses came to you with clear proofs, then you worshipped the calf in his absence, acting wrongfully.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

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And when We took your covenant and raised the mountain above you ˹saying˺, “Hold firmly to that ˹Scripture˺ which We have given you and obey,” they answered, “We hear and disobey.” The love of the calf was rooted in their hearts because of their disbelief. Say, ˹O Prophet,˺ “How evil is what your ˹so-called˺ belief prompts you to do, if you ˹actually˺ believe ˹in the Torah˺!”

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

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Say, ˹O Prophet,˺ “If the ˹eternal˺ Home of the Hereafter with Allah is exclusively for you ˹Israelites˺ out of all humanity, then wish for death if what you say is true!”

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

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But they will never wish for that because of what their hands have done.1 And Allah has ˹perfect˺ knowledge of the wrongdoers.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

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You will surely find them clinging to life more eagerly than any other people, even more than polytheists. Each one of them wishes to live a thousand years. But even if they were to live that long, it would not save them from the punishment. And Allah is All-Seeing of what they do.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

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Say, ˹O Prophet,˺ “Whoever is an enemy of Gabriel should know that he revealed this ˹Quran˺ to your heart by Allah’s Will, confirming what came before it—a guide and good news for the believers.”

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

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Whoever is an enemy of Allah, His angels, His messengers, Gabriel, and Michael, then ˹let them know that˺ Allah is certainly the enemy of the disbelievers.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

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Indeed, We have sent down to you ˹O Prophet˺ clear revelations. ˹But˺ none will deny them except the rebellious.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

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Why is it that every time they make a covenant, a group of them casts it aside? In fact, most of them do not believe.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

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