( 26 ) So eat and drink and be contented. And if you see from among humanity anyone, say, ‘Indeed, I have vowed to the Most Merciful abstention, so I will not speak today to [any] man.’ “

( 27 ) Then she brought him to her people, carrying him. They said, “O Mary, you have certainly done a thing unprecedented.

( 28 ) O sister of Aaron, your father was not a man of evil, nor was your mother unchaste.”

( 29 ) So she pointed to him. They said, “How can we speak to one who is in the cradle a child?”

( 30 ) [Jesus] said, “Indeed, I am the servant of Allah. He has given me the Scripture and made me a prophet.

( 31 ) And He has made me blessed wherever I am and has enjoined upon me prayer and zakah as long as I remain alive

( 32 ) And [made me] dutiful to my mother, and He has not made me a wretched tyrant.

( 33 ) And peace is on me the day I was born and the day I will die and the day I am raised alive.”

( 34 ) That is Jesus, the son of Mary — the word of truth about which they are in dispute.

( 35 ) It is not [befitting] for Allah to take a son; exalted is He! When He decrees an affair, He only says to it, “Be,” and it is.

( 36 ) [Jesus said], “And indeed, Allah is my Lord and your Lord, so worship Him. That is a straight path.”

( 37 ) Then the factions differed [concerning Jesus] from among them, so woe to those who disbelieved — from the scene of a tremendous Day.

( 38 ) How [clearly] they will hear and see the Day they come to Us, but the wrongdoers today are in clear error.

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