the clear Book,
We sent it down during a blessed night. Indeed, We were to warn [mankind].
that night is made distinct every precise matter –
matter [proceeding] from Us. Indeed, We were to send [a messenger]
mercy from your Lord. Indeed, He is the Hearing, the Knowing.
of the heavens and the earth and that between them, if you would be certain.
is no deity except Him; He gives life and causes death. [He is] your Lord and
the Lord of your first forefathers.
they are in doubt, amusing themselves.
watch for the Day when the sky will bring a visible smoke.
the people; this is a painful torment.
will say], "Our Lord, remove from us the torment; indeed, we are
will there be for them a reminder [at that time]? And there had come to them a
they turned away from him and said, "[He was] taught [and is] a
We will remove the torment for a little. Indeed, you [disbelievers] will return
Day We will strike with the greatest assault, indeed, We will take retribution.
We had already tried before them the people of Pharaoh, and there came to them
a noble messenger,
"Render to me the servants of Allāh.
Indeed, I am to you a trustworthy messenger,"
[saying], "Be not haughty with Allāh.
Indeed, I have come to you with clear authority.
indeed, I have sought refuge in my Lord and your Lord, lest you stone me.
if you do not believe me, then leave me alone."
[finally] he called to his Lord that these were a criminal people.
23. [Allāh said], "Then set out with My servants by
night. Indeed, you are to be pursued.
leave the sea in stillness. Indeed, they are an army to be drowned."
much they left behind of gardens and springs
crops and noble sites
comfort wherein they were amused.
And We caused to inherit it another people.
the heaven and earth wept not for them, nor were they reprieved.
We certainly saved the Children of Israel from the humiliating torment –
Pharaoh. Indeed, he was a haughty one among the transgressors.
We certainly chose them by knowledge over [all] the worlds.
We gave them of signs that in which there was a clear trial.
these [disbelievers] are saying,
is not but our first death, and we will not be resurrected.
bring [back] our forefathers, if you should be truthful."
they better or the people of Tubba‘ and those before them? We destroyed them,
[for] indeed, they were criminals.
We did not create the heavens and earth and that between them in play.
did not create them except in truth, but most of them do not know.
the Day of Judgement is the appointed time for them all –
Day when no relation will avail a relation at all, nor will they be helped –
those [believers] on whom Allāh has mercy.
Indeed, He is the Exalted in Might, the Merciful.
the tree of zaqqūm
food for the sinful.
murky oil, it boils within bellies
the boiling of scalding water.
will be commanded], "Seize him and drag him into the midst of the
pour over his head from the torment of scalding water."
will be said], "Taste!
Indeed, you are the honored, the noble!
this is what you used to dispute."
the righteous will be in a secure place;
gardens and springs,
[garments of] fine silk and brocade, facing each other.
And We will marry them to fair women with large, [beautiful] eyes.
will call therein for every [kind of] fruit – safe and secure.
will not taste death therein except the first death, and He will have protected
them from the punishment of Hellfire
bounty from your Lord. That is what is the great attainment.
indeed, We have eased the Qur’ān in your tongue that they might be reminded.
watch, [O Muúammad]; indeed, they are watching [for your end].