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1.  *     By the sun and its brightness;[1]
2.  *     by the moon, as she follows him;[2]
3.  *     by the day,  which shows its splendor;[3]
4.  *     by the night, which draws a veil over it;[4]
5.  *     by the heaven  and Him Who made it;[5]
6.  *     by the earth and Him Who spread it;[6]
7.  *     by the soul and Him  Who perfected it[7]
8.  *     and inspired it with knowledge of what is wrong for it and what is  right for it:[8]
9.  *     indeed successful will be the one who keeps it pure,[9]
10.  *     and indeed  failure will be the one who corrupts it![10]
11.  *     The people of Thamud denied the truth because of their arrogant transgression[11]
12.  *     when the most wicked man among them was deputed to kill the she-camel.[12]
13.  *     The  Messenger of Allah warned them, saying: "This is Allah’s She-camel do not molest  her! Let her drink on her turn."[13]
14.  *     They disbelieved him and hamstrung her.  Therefore, for that crime, their Lord let loose His scourge upon them and leveled  them to the ground.[14]
15.  *     For He (Allah) has no fear of its consequences.[15]