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AL-MA’ARIJ (70)

The Stairways

Revealed at Mecca, Verses: 44 In the name of Allah, The Merciful, The All-merciful
  1. A questioner asked of a punishment about to befall(1)
  2. the unbelievers, which none will avert,(2)
  3. from God, the Lord of the Stairways.(3)
  4. The angels and the Spirit go up to Him in a day whose measure is fifty thousand years;(4)
  5. so be thou patient with a sweet patience.(5)
  6. They see it far off,(6)
  7. but We see it nearby. (7)
  8. On the day when the heaven shall be as molten copper,(8)
  9. and the mountains shall be as wool,(9)
  10. and no bosom friend shall question a bosom friend,(10)
  11. shown by them. The sinner will wish if he would ransom himself from the punishment of that day by his sons,(11)
  12. and his companion wife, and his brother,(12)
  13. and his kin that shelters him,(13)
  14. and whosoever is on the earth all together, so that then it might save him.(14)
  15. No indeed, it is a flaming Fire,(15)
  16. that strips off the scalp,(16)
  17. calls him who retreated and turned away,(17)
  18. and who gathered, then hoarded.(18)
  19. Surely Man is created impatient;(19)
  20. when evil visits him, fretful;(20)
  21. when good visits him, niggardly;(21)
  22. except those that pray,(22)
  23. those who are regular at their Prayer;(23)
  24. and those in whose wealth is a known right,(24)
  25. for the beggar and the destitute;(25)
  26. and those who confirm the Day of Recompense;(26)
  27. and those who are fearful of the punishment of their Lord;(27)
  28. surely none is secure from their Lord's punishment; and those(28)
  29. who guard their private parts,(29)
  30. except from their wives and what their right hands own, for then, they are not to be blamed,(30)
  31. but whoso seeks beyond that, those are the transgressors;(31)
  32. and those who are watchful of their trusts and their covenant,(32)
  33. and those who stand by their testimonies,(33)
  34. and those who guard their Prayer __(34)
  35. those shall be in the gardens, highly honoured.(35)
  36. What ails the unbelievers, running towards thee with outstretched necks,(36)
  37. from the right and from the left, in groups?(37)
  38. Is everyone of them eager to be admitted to a garden of bliss?(38)
  39. NO indeed; We created them of what they know.(39)
  40. NO, I swear by the Lord of the Easts and the Wests, that We have the power(40)
  41. to substitute a better one than they, and We cannot be outstripped.(41)
  42. So leave them to talk vain and play, till they meet their day that they are promised;(42)
  43. the day they shall come forth from tombs hastily as if they were hurrying to a target,(43)
  44. their eyes humbled, humiliation covering them. That is the Day which they are promised.(44)
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