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030 TheRomans

 In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.

 1. Alif Lam Mim. 

 2. The Romans are vanquished,

 3. In a near land, and they, after being vanquished, shall 

 4. Within a few years. Allah's is the command before and 
 after; and on that day the believers shall rejoice,

 5. With the help of Allah; He helps whom He pleases; and He 
 is the Mighty, the Merciful;

 6. (This is) Allah's promise! Allah will not fail His 
 promise, but most people do not know.

 7. They know the outward of this world's life, but of the 
 hereafter they are absolutely heedless.

 8. Do they not reflect within themselves: Allah did not 
 create the heavens and the earth and what is between them 
 two but with truth, and (for) an appointed term? And most 
 surely most of the people are deniers of the meeting of 
 their Lord.

 9. Have they not travelled in the earth and seen how was the 
 end of those before them? They were stronger than these in 
 prowess, and dug up the earth, and built on it in greater 
 abundance than these have built on it, and there came to 
 them their apostles with clear arguments; so it was not 
 beseeming for Allah that He should deal with them unjustly, 
 but they dealt unjustly with their own souls.

 10. Then evil was the end of those who did evil, because 
 they | rejected the communications of Allah and used to mock 

 11. Allah originates the creation, then reproduces it, then 
 to Him you shall be brought back.

 12. And at the time when the hour shall come the guilty 
 shall be in despair.

 13. And they shall not have any intercessors from among 
 their gods they have joined with God, and they shall be 
 deniers of their associate-gods.

 14. And at the time when the hour shall come, at that time 
 they shall become separated one from the other.

 15. Then as to those who believed and did good, they shall 
 be made happy in a garden.

 16. And as to those who disbelieved and rejected Our 
 communications and the meeting of the hereafter, these shall 
 be brought over to the chastisement.

 17. Therefore glory be to Allah when you enter upon the time 
 of the evening and when you enter upon the time of the 

 18. And to Him belongs praise in the heavens and the earth, 
 and at nightfall and when you are at midday.

 19. He brings forth the living from the dead and brings 
 forth the dead from the living, and gives life to the earth 
 after its death, and thus shall you be brought forth.

 20. And one of His signs is that He created you from dust, 
 then lo! you are mortals (who) scatter.

 21. And one of His signs is that He created mates for you 
 from yourselves that you may find rest in them, and He put 
 between you love and compassion; most surely there are signs 
 in this for a people who reflect.

 22. And one of His signs is the creation of the heavens and 
 the earth and the diversity of your tongues and colors; most 
 surely there are signs in this for the learned.

 23. And one of His signs is your sleeping and your seeking 
 of His grace by night and (by) day; most surely there are 
 signs in this for a people who would hear.

 24. And one of His signs is that He shows you the lightning 
 for fear and for hope, and sends down water from the clouds 
 then gives life therewith to the earth after its death; most 
 surely there are signs in this for a people who understand

 25. And one of His signs is that the heaven and the earth 
 subsist by His command, then when He calls you with a 
 (single) call from out of the earth, lo! you come forth.

 26. And His is whosoever is in the heavens and the earth; 
 all are obedient to Him.

 27. And He it is Who originates the creation, then 
 reproduces it, and it is easy to Him; and His are the most 
 exalted attributes in the heavens and the earth, and He is 
 the Mighty, the Wise.

 28. He sets forth to you a parable relating to yourselves: 
 Have you among those whom your right hands possess partners 
 in what We have given you for sustenance, so that with 
 respect to it you are alike; you fear them as you fear each 
 other? Thus do We make the communications distinct for a 
 people who understand.

 29. Nay! those who are unjust follow their low desires 
 without any knowledge; so who can guide him whom Allah makes 
 err? And they shall have no helpers.

 30. Then set your face upright for religion in the right 
 state-- the nature made by Allah in which He has made men; 
 there is no altering of Allah's creation; that is the right 
 religion, but most people do not know-- 

 31. Turning to Him, and be careful of (your duty to) Him and 
 keep up prayer and be not of the polytheists

 32. Of those who divided their religion and became seas 
 every sect rejoicing in what they had with them

 33. And when harm afflicts men, they call upon their Lord, 
 turning to Him, then when He makes them taste of mercy from 
 Him, lo! some of them begin to associate (others) with their 

 34. So as to be ungrateful for what We have given them; but 
 enjoy yourselves (for a while), for you shall soon come to 

 35. Or, have We sent down upon them an authority so that it 
 speaks of that which they associate with Him?

 36. And when We make people taste of mercy they rejoice in 
 it, and if an evil befall them for what their hands have 
 already wrought, lo! they are in despair.

 37. Do they not see that Allah makes ample provision for 
 whom He pleases, or straitens? Most surely there are signs 
 in this for a people who believe.

 38. Then give to the near of kin his due, and to the needy 
 and the wayfarer; this is best for those who desire Allah's 
 pleasure, and these it is who are successful.

 39. And whatever you lay out as usury, so that it may 
 increase in the property of men, it shall not increase with 
 Allah; and whatever you give in charity, desiring Allah's 
 pleasure-- it is these (persons) that shall get manifold.

 40. Allah is He Who created you, then gave you sustenance, 
 then He causes you to die, then brings you to life. Is there 
 any of your associate-gods who does aught of it? Glory be to 
 Him, and exalted be He above what they associate (with Him).

 41. Corruption has appeared in the land and the sea on 
 account of what the hands of men have wrought, that He may 
 make them taste a part of that which they have done, so that 
 they may return.

 42. Say: Travel in the land, then see how was the end of 
 those before; most of them were polytheists.

 43. Then turn thy face straight to the right religion before 
 there come from Allah the day which cannot be averted; on 
 that day they shall become separated.

 44. Whoever disbelieves, he shall be responsible for his 
 disbelief, and whoever does good, they prepare (good) for 
 their own souls,

 45. That He may reward those who believe and do good out of 
 His grace; surely He does not love the unbelievers.

 46. And one of His signs is that He sends forth the winds 
 bearing good news, and that He may make your taste of His 
 mercy, and that the ships may run by His command, and that 
 you may seek of His grace, and that you may be grateful.

 47. And certainly We sent before you apostles to their 
 people, so they came to them with clear arguments, then We 
 gave the punishment to those who were guilty; and helping 
 the believers is ever incumbent on Us.

 48. Allah is he Who sends forth the winds so they raise a 
 cloud, then He spreads it forth in the sky as He pleases, 
 and He breaks it up so that you see the rain coming forth 
 from inside it; then when He causes it to fall upon whom He 
 pleases of His servants, lo! they are joyful

 49. Though they were before this, before it was sent down 
 upon them, confounded in sure despair.

 50. Look then at the signs of Allah's mercy, how He gives 
 life to the earth after its death, most surely He will raise 
 the dead to life; and He has power over all things.

 51. And if We send a wind and they see it to be yellow, they 
 would after that certainly continue to disbelieve

 52. For surely you cannot, make the dead to hear and you 
 cannot make the deaf to hear the call, when they turn back 

 53. Nor can you lead away the blind out of their error. You 
 cannot make to hear any but those who believe in Our 
 communications so they shall submit.

 54. Allah is He Who created you from a state of weakness 
 then He gave strength after weakness, then ordained weakness 
 and hoary hair after strength; He creates what He pleases, 
 and He is the Knowing, the Powerful.

 SS. And at the time when the hour shall come, the guilty 
 shall swear (that) they did not tarry but an hour; thus are 
 they ever turned away.

 56. And those who are given knowledge and faith will say: 
 Certainly you tarried according to the ordinance of Allah 
 till the day of resurrection, so this is the day of 
 resurrection, but you did not know.

 57. But on that day their excuse shall not profit those who 
 were unjust, nor shall they be regarded with goodwill.

 58. And certainly We have set forth for men every kind of 
 example in this Quran; and if you should bring them a 
 communication, those who disbelieve would certainly say: You 
 are naught but false claimants.

 59. Thus does Allah set a seal on the hearts of those who do 
 not know.

 60. Therefore be patient; surely the promise of Allah is 
 true and let not those who have no certainty hold you in 
 light estimation.