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M.Pickthall
42. On the day when it befalleth in earnest, and they are ordered to prostrate 
themselves but are not able,
Yusuf Ali
42. The Day that the shin shall be laid bare and they shall be summoned to bow 
in adoration but they shall not be able 





M.Pickthall
43. With eyes downcast, abasement stupefying them. And they had been summoned to 
prostrate themselves while they were yet unhurt.
Yusuf Ali
43. Their eyes will be cast down ignominy will cover them; seeing that they had 
been summoned aforetime to bow in adoration while they were whole (and had refused).





M.Pickthall
44. Leave Me (to deal) with those who give the lie to this pronouncement. We shall 
lead them on by steps from whence they know not.
Yusuf Ali
44. Then leave Me alone with such as reject this message: by degrees shall We punish 
them from directions they perceive not.





M.Pickthall
45. Yet I bear with them, for lo! My scheme is firm.
Yusuf Ali
45. A (long) respite will I grant them: truly powerful is My plan.





M.Pickthall
46. Or dost thou (Muhammad) ask a fee from them so that they are heavily taxed?
Yusuf Ali
46. Or is it that thou dost ask them for a reward so that they are burdened with a 
load of debt? 





M.Pickthall
47. Or is the Unseen theirs that they can write (thereof)?
Yusuf Ali
47. Or that they Unseen is in their hands so that they can write it down?





M.Pickthall
48. But wait thou for thy Lord's decree, and be not like him of the fish, who 
cried out in despair.
Yusuf Ali
48. So wait with patience for the command of thy Lord and be not like the 
Companion of the Fish when he cried out in agony.





M.Pickthall
49. Had it not been that favor from his Lord had reached him he surely had been 
cast into the wilderness while he was reprobate.
Yusuf Ali
49. Had not Grace from His Lord reached him he would indeed have been cast off 
on the naked shore in disgrace.





M.Pickthall
50. But his Lord chose him and placed him among the righteous.
Yusuf Ali
50. Thus did his Lord choose him and make him of the company of the Righteous.





M.Pickthall
51. And lo! those who disbelieve would fain disconcert thee with their eyes when 
they bear the Reminder, and they say: Lo! he is indeed mad;
Yusuf Ali
51. And the Unbelievers would almost trip thee up with their eyes when they hear 
the message; and they say: "Surely he is possessed!"





M.Pickthall
52. When it is naught else than a Reminder to creation.
Yusuf Ali
52. But it is nothing less than a Message to all the worlds.
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