And never will the Jews or the Christians approve of you until you follow their religion. Say, |Indeed, the guidance of Allah is the [only] guidance.| If you were to follow their desires after what has come to you of knowledge, you would have against Allah no protector or helper.
Those to whom We have given the Book recite it with its true recital. They [are the ones who] believe in it. And whoever disbelieves in it - it is they who are the losers.
O Children of Israel, remember My favor which I have bestowed upon you and that I preferred you over the worlds.
And fear a Day when no soul will suffice for another soul at all, and no compensation will be accepted from it, nor will any intercession benefit it, nor will they be aided.
And [mention, O Muúammad], when Abraham was tried by his Lord with commands and he fulfilled them. [ Allah ] said, |Indeed, I will make you a leader for the people.| [Abraham] said, |And of my descendants?| [ Allah ] said, |My covenant does not include the wrongdoers.
And [mention] when We made the House a place of return for the people and [a place of] security. And take, [O believers], from the standing place of Abraham a place of prayer. And We charged Abraham and Ishmael, [saying], |Purify My House for those who perform Tawaf and those who are staying [there] for worship and those who bow and prostrate [in prayer].
And [mention] when Abraham said, |My Lord, make this a secure city and provide its people with fruits - whoever of them believes in Allah and the Last Day.| [ Allah ] said. |And whoever disbelieves - I will grant him enjoyment for a little; then I will force him to the punishment of the Fire, and wretched is the destination.