[Anfal 8:26] And remember when you were only a few and meek in the land, and feared that men may snatch you away - He therefore gave you refuge and strengthened you with His help, and gave you good things as sustenance, so that you may be thankful.
[Anfal 8:27] O People who Believe! Do not betray Allah and His Noble Messenger, nor purposely defraud your trusts.
[Anfal 8:28] And know that your wealth and your children are a test, and that with Allah is an immense reward.
[Anfal 8:29] O People who Believe! If you fear Allah, He will bestow upon you (the criterion) that with which you will separate the truth from falsehood, and He will unburden your misdeeds and forgive you; and Allah is the Extremely Munificent.
[Anfal 8:30] And remember O dear Prophet when the disbelievers were scheming against you to either imprison you, or to kill you or to banish you; and they were scheming, and Allah was making His secret plan; and Allah’s secret plan is the best.
[Anfal 8:31] And when Our verses are recited to them they say, "Yes, we have heard - if we wanted we could also say something like this - these are nothing but stories of former people!"
[Anfal 8:32] And when they said, "O Allah! If this (the Qur’an) is really the truth from You, then shower upon us a rain of stones from the sky, or bring upon us some painful punishment."
[Anfal 8:33] And it is not for Allah to punish them while
O dear Prophet (Mohammed - peace and blessings be upon him) are
amongst them; and Allah will not punish them as long as they are seeking
forgiveness. (Prophet Mohammed – peace and blessings be upon him – is
a mercy unto mankind.)