17.61 . And when We said unto the angels : Fall down prostrate before Adam and they fell prostrate all save Ibis , he said : Shall I fall prostrate before that which Thou hast created of clay?
17.62 . He said : Seest Thou this ( creature ) whom Thou hast honored above me , if Thou give me grace until the Day of Resurrection I verily will seize his seed , save but a few .
17.63 . He said : Go , and whosoever of them followeth thee lo! your payment , ample payment .
17.64 . And excite any of them whom thou canst with thy voice , and urge thy horse and foot against them , and be a partner in their wealth and children , and promise them . Satan promiseth them only to deceive .
17.65 . Lo! My ( faithful ) bondmen over them thou hast no power , and thy Lord sufficeth as ( their ) guardian .
17.66 . ( O mankind ) , your Lord is He Who driveth for you the ship upon the sea that ye may seek of His bounty . Lo! He was ever Merciful toward you .
17.67 . And when harm toucheth you upon the sea , all unto whom ye cry ( for succour ) fail save Him ( alone ) , but when He bringeth you safe to land , ye turn away , for man was ever thankless .
17.68 . Feel ye then secure that He will not cause a slope of the land to engulf you , or send a sandstorm , upon you , and then ye will find that ye have no protector?
17.69 . Or feel ye secure that He will not return you to that ( plight ) a second time , and send against you a hurricane of wind and drown you for your thanklessness , and then ye will not find therein that ye have any avenger against Us?
17.70 . Verily We have honored the children of Adam . We carry them on the land and the sea , and have made provision of good things for them , and have preferred them above many of those whom We created with a marked preferment .
17.71 . On the day when We shall summon ill men with their record , whoso is given his book in his right hand such will read their book and they will not be wronged a shred .
17.72 . Whoso is blind here wilt be blind in the Hereafter , and yet further from the road .
17.73 . And they indeed strove hard to beguile thee ( Muhammad ) away from that wherewith We have inspired thee , that thou shouldst invent other than it against Us ; and then would they have accepted thee as a friend .
17.74 . And if We had not made thee wholly firm thou mightest almost have inclined unto them a little .
17.75 . Then had We made thee taste a double ( punishment ) of living and a double ( punishment ) of dying , then hadst thou found no helper against Us .
17.76 . And they indeed wished to scare thee from the land that they might drive thee forth from thence , and then they would have stayed ( there ) but a little after thee .
17.77 . ( Such was Our ) method in the case of those whom We sent before thee ( to mankind ) , and thou wilt not find for Our method aught of power to change .
17.78 . Establish worship at the going down of the sun until the dark of night , and ( the recital of ) the Quran at dawn . Lo! ( the recital of ) the Quran at dawn is ever witnessed .
17.79 . And some part of the night awake for it , a largess for thee . It may be that thy Lord will raise thee to a praised estate .
17.80 . And say : My Lord! Cause me to come in with a firm incoming and to go out with a firm outgoing . And give me from Thy presence a sustaining Power .
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