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1. Alif. Lam. Ra. (This is) a Scripture the revelations whereof are perfected and 
then expounded. (It cometh ) from One Wise, Informed,
Yusuf Ali
1. Alif Lam Ra. (This is) a Book with verses basic or fundamental (of established 
meaning) further explained in detail from One Who is Wise and Well-Acquainted (with 
all things):

2. (Saying) : Serve none but Allah. Lo! I am Unto you from Him a warner and a bringer 
of good tidings.
Yusuf Ali
2. (It teacheth) that ye should worship none but Allah.  (Say:) "Verily I am (sent) 
unto you from Him to warn and to bring glad tidings:

3. And (bidding you) : Ask pardon of your Lord and turn to Him repentant. He will 
cause you to enjoy a fair estate until a time appointed. He giveth His bounty unto 
every bountiful one. But if ye turn away, Lo! (then) I fear for you the retribution 
of an awful Day.
Yusuf Ali
3. ("And to preach thus) `Seek ye the forgiveness of your Lord and turn to Him in 
repentance; that He may grant you enjoyment good (and true) for a term appointed 
and bestow His abounding grace on all who abound in merit! But if ye turn away then 
I fear for you the Penalty of a Great Day:

4. Unto Allah is your return, and He is able to do all things.
Yusuf Ali
4. "`To Allah is your return and He hath power over all things.'"

5. Lo! now they fold up their breasts that they may hide (their thoughts) from Him. 
At the very moment when they cover themselves with their clothing, Allah knoweth that 
which they keep hidden and that which they proclaim. Lo! He is Aware of what is in the 
breasts (of men).
Yusuf Ali
5. Behold! they fold up their hearts that they may lie hid from Him! Ah! even when 
they cover themselves with their garments He knoweth what they conceal and what they 
reveal: for He knoweth well the (inmost secrets) of the hearts.
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