Al-Quran Surah 70. Al-Ma'arij, Ayah 40

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فَلَا أُقْسِمُ بِرَبِّ الْمَشَارِقِ وَالْمَغَارِبِ إِنَّا لَقَادِرُونَ


Asad : But nay! I call to witness [Our being] the Sustainer of all the points of sunrise and sunset:17 verily, well able are We
Khattab :

So, I do swear by the Lord of ˹all˺ the points of sunrise and sunset1 that We are truly capable

Malik : But nay! I swear by the Rabb of the easts and the wests, that We have the power
Pickthall : But nay! I swear by the Lord of the rising places and the setting places of the planets that We are Able
Yusuf Ali : Now I do call to witness the Lord of all points in the East and the West that We can certainly 5700 5701 5702
Transliteration : Fala oqsimu birabbi almashariqi waalmagharibi inna laqadiroona
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Asad   
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Asad 17 I.e., of all the variation, throughout the solar year, of the points at which the sun "rises" and "sets": thus stressing the fact that He is the Ultimate Cause of all orbital movement in the universe and, hence, its Creator (cf. 37:5 and 55:17).

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Yusuf Ali   
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Yusuf Ali 5700 For the form of adjuration, cf. lxix. 38, n. 5665; also lvi. 75. Here the witness placed before us by Allah is His own power and glory manifested in the splendour of sunrise and sunset at different points through the solar year.
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Yusuf Ali 5701 See n. 4034 to xxxvii. 5. If Allah has such power in the wonderful phenomena of the rising of the sun at varying points, repeated year after year, can you not see that He can easily substitute better men than you Unbelievers and blasphemers?
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Yusuf Ali 5702 The transition from the singular "I" to the plural "We" may be noted. See n. 56 to ii. 38.
   
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 The daily points of sunrise and sunset, caused by the earth’s rotation around its own axis.

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