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8. And how many a community revolted against the ordinance of its Lord and His 
messenger, and we called it to a stern account and punished it with dire punishment,
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8. How many populations that insolently opposed the command of their Lord and of 
His apostles did We not then call to account to severe account? And We imposed 
on them an exemplary Punishment.

9. So that it tasted the ill effects of its conduct, and the consequence of its 
conduct was loss.
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9. Then did they taste the evil result of their conduct and the End of their 
conduct was Perdition.

10. Allah hath prepared for them stern punishment; so keep your duty to Allah, 
O men of understanding! O ye who believe! Now Allah hath sent down unto you 
a reminder,
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10. Allah has prepared for them a severe Punishment (in the Hereafter). 
Therefore fear Allah O ye men of understanding who have believed!  for Allah 
hath indeed sent down to you a Message 

11. A messenger reciting unto you the revelations of Allah made plain, that 
He may bring forth those who believe and do good works from darkness unto 
light. And whosoever believeth in Allah and doeth right, He will bring him 
into Gardens underneath which rivers flow, therein to abide for ever. Allah 
hath made good provision for him.
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11. An Apostle who rehearses to you the Signs of Allah containing clear 
explanations that he may lead forth those who believe and do righteous 
deeds from the depths of Darkness into Light.  And those who believe in 
Allah and work righteousness He will admit to Gardens beneath which rivers 
flow to dwell therein forever: Allah has indeed granted for them a most 
excellent provision.

12. Allah it is who hath created seven heavens, and of the earth the like 
thereof. The commandment cometh down among them slowly, that ye may know 
that Allah is Able to do all things, and that Allah surroundeth all things 
in knowledge.
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12. Allah is He Who created seven Firmaments and of the earth a similar 
number. Through the midst of them (all) descends His Command: that ye may 
know that Allah has power over all things and that Allah comprehends all 
things in (His) Knowledge.
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