23. These are nothing but names which ye have devised,- ye and your fathers,- for which
Allah has sent down no authority (whatever). They follow nothing but conjecture and
what their own souls desire!- Even though there has already come to them Guidance from
24. Am lil-insani ma tamanna
24. Nay, shall man have (just) anything he hankers after?
25. Falillahi al-akhiratu wa
25. But it is to Allah that the End and the Beginning (of all things) belong.
Section 2 (26-32)
26. Wakam min malakin fee a
ssamawati la tughnee shafaAAatuhum shay-an illa min
baAAdi an ya/thana Allahu liman yashao wayarda
26. How many-so-ever be the angels in the heavens, their intercession will avail nothing
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