M. H. Shakir, The Holy Quran; Arabic Text and English Translation; Foot-notes by M. H. Shakir (1974)

45. That He may reward those who believe and do good out of His grace; surely He does not love the unbelievers.

46. And one of His signs is that He sends forth the winds bearing good news, and that He may make you taste of his mercy, and that the ships may run by His command, and that you may seek of His grace, and that you may be grateful.

47. And certainly We sent before you apostles to their people, so they came to them with clear arguments, then We gave the punishment to those who were guilty; and helping the believers is ever incumbent on Us.*

48. Allah is He who sends forth the winds so they raise a cloud, then He spreads it forth in the sky as He pleases, and He breaks it up so that you see the rain coming forth from inside it; then when He causes it to fall upon whom He pleases of His servants, lo! they are joyful,

49. Though they were before this, before it was sent down upon them, confounded in sure despair.

50. Look then at the signs of Allah’s mercy, how He gives

* Allah promises help to the believers.

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M. H. Shakir, The Holy Quran; Arabic Text and English Translation; Foot-notes by M. H. Shakir, R. A. Juma, 1615 Pech Rd., Apt. 26C, Houston, Texas 77055. Presented by World Organization for Islamic Services (WOFIS), P.O. Box No. 2245, Tehran, Iran, 1974 Edition, Consulted online at “Quran Archive - Texts and Studies on the Quran” on 09 Feb. 2023: http://quran-archive.org/explorer/m-h-shakir/1974?page=666