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  • وَالْقَمَرَ قَدَّرْنَاهُ مَنَازِلَ حَتَّىٰ عَادَ كَالْعُرْجُونِ الْقَدِيمِ

    And the moon. We have measured for her mansions to traverse till she returns like the old and withered lower part of a date stalk.

    لَا الشَّمْسُ يَنبَغِي لَهَا أَن تُدْرِكَ الْقَمَرَ وَلَا اللَّيْلُ سَابِقُ النَّهَارِ ۚ وَكُلٌّ فِي فَلَكٍ يَسْبَحُونَ

    It is not permitted for the sun to catch up to the Moon, nor can the Night outstrip the Day. Each just swims along in its own orbit according to Law.

    Sura Ya Sin {36:39}
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