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74. The Cloaked - Al-Muddaththir

In the Name of Allah the Most Merciful, the Most Beneficent

  1. O you (Prophet Muhamad), the cloaked,
  2. arise and warn,
  3. and exaltyour Lord,
  4. and purify your clothing,
  5. and flee from the statues!
  6. Donot give, thinking to gain greater
  7. be patient unto your Lord.
  8. When theHorn is blown,
  9. that shall be a Harsh Day
  10. and it will not be easy forthe unbelievers.
  11. Leave Me alone with he whom I created
  12. anddesignated for him ample wealth,
  13. and sons that stand in witness.
  14. Imade things smooth and easy for him,
  15. yet he is eager that I increasehim.
  16. Not at all! Surely, he has been disobedient to Our verses.
  17. Iwill constrain him to a hard ascent.
  18. He reflected, and then determined-
  19. death seized him, how was his determining!
  20. Again, death seizedhim, how was his determining!
  21. Then he looked,
  22. frowned and scowled;
  23. then he retreated and grew proud
  24. and said: 'This is no more thantraced sorcery;
  25. It is nothing but the word of a mortal!'
  26. I willsurely roast him in the Scorching.
  27. What will let you know what theScorching is like!
  28. It neither spares, nor releases,
  29. and it burns theflesh.
  30. Over it are nineteen (angels guarding).
  31. We have appointednone but angels to guard the Fire, and made their number only as a trialfor the unbelievers, so that those to whom the Book was given are certainand those who believe increase in belief. And that those who were giventhe Book, and those who believe will not be in doubt. And that those inwhose hearts there is a sickness, together with the unbelievers, may say:'What did Allah intend by this as an example?' As such, Allah leaves inerror whom He will and He guides whomsoever He will. None knows the hostsof your Lord except He. This is no more than a Reminder to humans.
  32. No,by the moon!
  33. By the receding night
  34. and the morning when it appears,
  35. it is one of the greatest trials,
  36. a warning to humans,
  37. to whoeveramong you desires to go forward, or lag behind.
  38. Each soul is held inpledge for what it earns,
  39. except the Companions of the Right.
  40. InGardens they will question
  41. concerning the sinners,
  42. 'What caused youto be thrust into the Scorching (Fire)?'
  43. They will reply: 'We were notamong those who prayed
  44. and we did not feed the needy.
  45. We plunged inwith the plungers
  46. and belied the Day of Recompense
  47. till thecertainty (death) overtook us.'
  48. The intercession of their intercessorsshall not benefit them.
  49. What is the matter with them that they turnaway from this Reminder,
  50. like startled wild donkeys
  51. fleeing before alion?
  52. Indeed, each one of them desires to be given unrolled scrolls.
  53. No, indeed they have no fear of the Everlasting Life.
  54. No, indeed,surely, this is a Reminder.
  55. So, whoever wills, will remember it.
  56. Butnone will remember, unless Allah wills, He is the Owner of fear, the Ownerof forgiveness.
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