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171. Wa-ith nataqna aljabala fawqahum kaannahu


ullatun wa


annoo annahu

waqiAAun bihim khuthoo ma ataynakum biquwwatin wa


thkuroo ma feehi laAAallakum



171. When We shook the Mount over them, as if it had been a canopy, and they thought

it was going to fall on them (We said): "Hold firmly to what We have given you, and

bring (ever) to remembrance what is therein; perchance ye may fear God."

Section 22 (172-181)

172. Wa-ith akhatha rabbuka min banee adama min


uhoorihim thurriyyatahum

waashhadahum AAala anfusihim alastu birabbikum qaloo bala shahidna an taqooloo

yawma alqiyamati inna kunna AAan hatha ghafileen


172. When thy Lord drew forth from the Children of Adam - from their loins - their

descendants, and made them testify concerning themselves, (saying): "Am I not your

Lord (who cherishes and sustains you)?"- They said: "Yea! We do testify!" (This), lest ye

should say on the Day of Judgment: "Of this we were never mindful":