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059 TheBanishment

 In the name of Allah, the Beneficent the Merciful.

 1. Whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth 
 declares the glory of Allah, and He is the Mighty, the Wise.

 2. He it is Who caused those who disbelieved of the 
 followers of the Book to go forth from their homes at the 
 first banishment you did not think that they would go forth, 
 while they were certain that their fortresses would defend 
 them against Allah; but Allah came to them whence they did 
 not expect, and cast terror into their hearts; they 
 demolished their houses with their own hands and the hands 
 of the believers; therefore take a lesson, O you who have 

 3. And had it not been that Allah had decreed for them the 
 exile, He would certainly have punished them in this world, 
 and m the hereafter they shall have chastisement of the 

 4. That is because they acted in opposition to Allah and His 
 Apostle, and whoever acts in opposition to Allah, then 
 surely Allah is severe in retributing (evil).

 5. Whatever palm-tree you cut down or leave standing upon 
 its roots, It 15 by Allah's command, and that He may abase 
 the transgressors.

 6. And whatever Allah restored to His Apostle from them you 
 did not press forward against it any horse or a riding camel 
 but Allah gives authority to His apostles against whom He 
 pleases, and Allah has power over all things.

 7. Whatever Allah has restored to His Apostle from the 
 people of the towns, it is for Allah and for the Apostle, 
 and for the near of kin and the orphans and the needy and 
 the wayfarer, so that it may not be a thing taken by turns 
 among the rich of you, and whatever the Apostle gives you, 
 accept it, and from whatever he forbids you, keep back, and 
 be careful of (your duty to) Allah; surely Allah is severe 
 in retributing (evil):

 8. (It is) for the poor who fled their homes and their 
 possessions, seeking grace of Allah and (His) pleasure, and 
 assisting Allah and His Apostle: these it is that are the 

 9. And those who made their abode in the city and in the 
 faith before them love those who have fled to them, and do 
 not find in their hearts a need of what they are given, and 
 prefer (them) before themselves though poverty may afflict 
 them, and whoever is preserved from the niggardliness of his 
 soul, these it is that are the successful ones.

 10. And those who come after them say: Our Lord! forgive us 
 and those of our brethren who had precedence of us in faith, 
 and do not allow any spite to remain in our hearts towards 
 those who believe, our Lord! surely Thou art Kind, Merciful.

 11. Have you not seen those who have become hypocrites? They 
 say to those of their brethren who disbelieve from among the 
 followers of the Book: If you are driven forth, we shall 
 certainly go forth with you, and we will never obey any one 
 concerning you, and if you are fought against, we will 
 certainly help you, and Allah bears witness that they are 
 most surely liars.

 12. Certainly if these are driven forth, they will not go 
 forth with them, and if they are fought against, they will 
 not help them, and even if they help-them, they will 
 certainly turn (their) backs, then they shall not be helped.

 13. You are certainly greater in being feared in their 
 hearts than Allah; that is because they are a people who do 
 not understand

 14. They will not fight against you in a body save in 
 fortified towns or from behind walls; their fighting between 
 them is severe, you may think them as one body, and their 
 hearts are disunited; that is because they are a people who 
 have no sense.

 15. Like those before them shortly; they tasted the evil 
 result of their affair, and they shall have a painful 

 16. Like the Shaitan when he says to man: Disbelieve, but 
 when he disbelieves, he says: I am surely clear of you; 
 surely I fear Allah, the Lord of the worlds.

 17. Therefore the end of both of them is that they are both 
 in the fire to abide therein, and that is the reward of the 

 18. O you who believe! be careful of (your duty to) Allah, 
 and let every soul consider what it has sent on for the 
 morrow, and be careful of (your duty to) Allah; surely Allah 
 is Aware of what you do.

 19. And be not like those who forsook Allah, so He made them 
 forsake their own souls: these it is that are the 

 20. Not alike are the inmates of the fire and the dwellers 
 of the garden: the dwellers of the garden are they that are 
 the achievers.

 21. Had We sent down this Quran on a mountain, you would 
 certainly have seen it falling down, splitting asunder 
 because of the fear of Allah, and We set forth these 
 parables to men that they may reflect.

 22. He is Allah besides Whom there is no god; the Knower of 
 the unseen and the seen; He is the Beneficent, the Merciful

 23. He is Allah, besides Whom there is no god; the King, the 
 Holy, the Giver of peace, the Granter of security, Guardian 
 over all, the Mighty, the Supreme, the Possessor of every 
 greatness Glory be to Allah from what they set up (with 

 24. He is Allah the Creator, the Maker, the Fashioner; His 
 are the most excellent names; whatever is in the heavens and 
 the earth declares His glory; and He is the Mighty, the