of all kinds. We send down rain from the sky, and produce on the earth every kind of
noble creature, in pairs.
11. Hatha khalqu Allahi faaroonee matha khalaqa allatheena min doonihi bali
alimoona fee dalalin mubeen
11. Such is the Creation of Allah. now show Me what is there that others besides Him
have created: nay, but the Transgressors are in manifest error.
Section 2 (12-19)
12. Walaqad atayna luqmana alhikmata ani oshkur lillahi waman yashkur fa-innama
yashkuru linafsihi waman kafara fa-inna Allaha ghaniyyun hameed
12. we bestowed (in the past) Wisdom on Luqman: "Show (thy) gratitude to Allah." Any
who is (so) grateful does so to the profit of his own soul: but if any is ungrateful, verily
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