1Arabic Recitation

2English Translation

1. By those [winds] sent forth in gusts

2. And the winds that blow violently

3. And [by] the winds that spread [clouds]

4. And those [angels] who bring criterion

5. And those [angels] who deliver a message

6. As justification or warning,

7. Indeed, what you are promised is to occur.

8. So when the stars are obliterated

9. And when the heaven is opened

10. And when the mountains are blown away

11. And when the messengers’ time has come…

12. For what Day was it postponed?

13. For the Day of Judgement.

14. And what can make you know what is the Day of Judgement?

15. Woe, that Day, to the deniers.

16. Did We not destroy the former peoples?

17. Then We will follow them with the later ones.

18. Thus do We deal with the criminals.

19. Woe, that Day, to the deniers.

20. Did We not create you from a liquid disdained?

21. And We placed it in a firm lodging [i.e., the womb]

22. For a known extent.

23. And We determined [it], and excellent [are We] to determine.

24. Woe, that Day, to the deniers.

25. Have We not made the earth a container

26. Of the living and the dead?

27. And We placed therein lofty, firmly set mountains and have given you to drink sweet water.
28. Woe, that Day, to the deniers.

29. [They will be told], “Proceed to that which you used to deny.

30. Proceed to a shadow [of smoke] having three columns

31. [But having] no cool shade and availing not against the flame.”

32. Indeed, it throws sparks [as huge] as a fortress,

33. As if they were yellowish [black] camels.

34. Woe, that Day, to the deniers.

35. This is a Day they will not speak,

36. Nor will it be permitted for them to make an excuse.

37. Woe, that Day, to the deniers.

38. This is the Day of Judgement; We will have assembled you and the former peoples.

39. So if you have a plan, then plan against Me.

40. Woe, that Day, to the deniers.

41. Indeed, the righteous will be among shades and springs

42. And fruits from whatever they desire,

43. [Being told], “Eat and drink in satisfaction for what you used to do.”

44. Indeed, We thus reward the doers of good.

45. Woe, that Day, to the deniers.

46. [O disbelievers], eat and enjoy yourselves a little; indeed, you are criminals.

47. Woe, that Day, to the deniers.

48. And when it is said to them, “Bow [in prayer],” they do not bow.

49. Woe, that Day, to the deniers.

50. Then in what statement after it [i.e., the Qur’an] will they believe?

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