QURAAN: Sura 72, The Jinn (Al-Jinn)

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[72:0] In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

[72:1] Say, “I was inspired that a group of jinns listened, then said, `We have heard a wonderful Quran.

[72:2] ” `It guides to righteousness, and we have believed in it; we will never set up any idols beside our Lord.

[72:3] ” `The Most High is our only Lord. He never had a mate, nor a son.

[72:4] ” `It is the foolish among us who used to utter such nonsense about GOD.

[72:5] ” `We thought that neither the humans, nor the jinns, could possibly utter lies about GOD.

[72:6] ” `Human beings used to seek power through jinn beings, but they only afflicted them with a lot of adversity.

[72:7] ” `They thought, just like you thought, that GOD would not send another (messenger).

[72:8] ” `We touched the heaven and found it filled with formidable guards and projectiles.

[72:9] ” `We used to sit there in order to spy. Anyone who listens is pursued by a powerful projectile.

[72:10] ” `We have no idea if something bad is intended for the inhabitants of Earth, or if their Lord wills to redeem them.

[72:11] ” `Some of us are righteous, and some are less than righteous; we follow various paths.

[72:12] ” `We knew full well that we can never run away from GOD on Earth; we can never run away and escape.

[72:13] ” `When we heard the guidance, we believed therein. Anyone who believes in his Lord will never fear any injustice, nor any affliction.

[72:14] ” `Among us are the submitters, and among us are the compromisers.’ ” As for those who submitted, they are on the right path.

[72:15] As for the compromisers, they will be fuel for Gehenna.

[72:16] If they remain on the right path, we will bless them with abundant water.

[72:17] We will surely test them all. As for him who disregards the message of his Lord, He will direct him to ever increasing retribution.

[72:18] The places of worship belong to GOD; do not call on anyone else beside GOD.

God’s Messenger of the Covenant*

[72:19] When GOD’s servant* advocated Him alone, almost all of them banded together to oppose him.

Footnote

[72:20] Say, “I worship only my Lord; I never set up any idols beside Him.”

[72:21] Say, “I possess no power to harm you, nor to guide you.”

[72:22] Say, “No one can protect me from GOD, nor can I find any other refuge beside Him.

[72:23] “I deliver GOD’s proclamations and messages.” Those who disobey GOD and His messenger incur the fire of Hell, wherein they abide forever.

[72:24] Once they see what is awaiting them, they will find out who is really weaker in power, and fewer in number.

[72:25] Say, “I do not know if what is promised to you will happen soon, or if my Lord will delay it for awhile.”

[72:26] He is the Knower of the future; He does not reveal the future to anyone.

[72:27] Only to a messenger that He chooses,* does He reveal from the past and the future, specific news.*

Footnote

[72:28] This is to ascertain that they have delivered their Lord’s messages. He is fully aware of what they have. He has counted the numbers of all things.

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