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In the name of God,
Most Gracious, Most Merciful.

Praise be to God,
the Cherisher and Sustainer of the Worlds;
Most Gracious, Most Merciful;
Master of the Day of Judgement.

You alone do we worship, and to You alone do we turn for help.

Show us the right path.

The path of those on whom You have bestowed Your Grace;
Not the path of those upon whom Your wrath is brought down,
nor of those who go astray.

Qur’an, Surah 1

From left: Qayrawan; Belivers recite the Qur'an; The Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem.

The Muslim code of duties
In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate,
Set not up with God another god, or you will sit condemned and forsaken.
Thy Lord has decreed you shall not serve any but Him,
and be good to parents.
And give the kinsman his right, and the needy, and the traveller.
And slay not your children for fear of poverty. Nor take life, which God has made sacred.
And approach not fornication.
And do not touch the property of the orphan.
And be true to every promise.
And give full measure when you measure, and weigh with the straight balance.
And do not pursue that of which you have no knowledge.
And walk not the earth with insolence.
Qur’an, Surah 17.22-38

If God had so willed, He would have made you a single people, but (His plan is) to test you in what He has given to you: so strive as in a race in all virtues. The goal of you all is to God; it is He that will show you the truth of the matters in which you dispute.
Qur’an, Surah 5.48

O mankind, we ... made you into (different) nations and tribes, so that you may know each other (and not that you may despise each other).
Qur’an, Surah 49.13

And if the enemy incline towards peace, do you (also) incline towards peace, and trust in God.
Qur’an, Surah 8.61

Let there be no compulsion in religion.
Qur’an, Surah 2.256

God commands justice, the doing of good, and liberality to kith and kin, and He forbids all shameful deeds, and injustice and rebellion.
Qur’an, Surah 16.90

Help you another in righteousness and piety, but help you not one another in sin and rancour.
Qur’an, Surah 5.2

O you who believe, stand out firmly for God, as witnesses to fair dealing, and let not the hatred of others to you make you swerve to wrong and depart from justice. Be just: that is next to piety.
Qur’an, Surah 5.8

Do you see him who calls the Reckoning a lie? He is the one who casts the orphan away, who fails to urge the feeding of one in need. So woe
to those that pray and are heedless of their prayers, to those who make display and refuse charity.
Qur’an, Surah 107.1-7

Neither speak your prayer aloud,
nor speak it in a low tone,
but seek a middle course between.
Qur’an, Surah 17.110

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