1. Qāf. By the honored Qur’ān…
they wonder that there has come to them a warner from among themselves, and the
disbelievers say, "This is an amazing thing.
we have died and have become dust, [we will return to life]? That is a distant
know what the earth diminishes of them, and with Us is a retaining record.
they denied the truth when it came to them, so they are in a confused
they not looked at the heaven above them – how We structured it and adorned it
and [how] it has no rifts?
the earth – We spread it out and cast therein firmly set mountains and made
grow therein [something] of every beautiful kind,
insight and a reminder for every servant who turns [to Allāh].
We have sent down blessed rain from the sky and made grow thereby gardens and
grain from the harvest
lofty palm trees having fruit arranged in layers –
provision for the servants, and We have given life thereby to a dead land. Thus
is the resurrection.
people of Noah denied before them, and the companions of the well and Thamūd
‘Aad and Pharaoh and the brothers of Lot
the companions of the thicket and the people of Tubba‘. All denied the
messengers, so My threat was justly fulfilled.
We fail in the first creation? But they are in confusion over a new creation.
We have already created man and know what his soul whispers to him, and We are
closer to him than [his] jugular vein
the two receivers receive, seated on the right and on the left.
does not utter any word except that with him is an observer prepared [to
the intoxication of death will bring the truth; that is what you were trying to
the Horn will be blown. That is the Day of [carrying out] the threat.
every soul will come, with it a driver and a witness.
will be said], “You were certainly in unmindfulness of this, and We have
removed from you your cover, so your sight, this Day, is sharp.”
his companion, [the angel], will say, "This [record] is what is with me,
24. [Allāh will say], "Throw into Hell every
of good, aggressor, and doubter,
made [as equal] with Allāh another deity; then
throw him into the severe punishment."
[devil] companion will say, "Our Lord, I did not make him transgress, but
he [himself] was in extreme error."
28. [Allāh] will say, "Do not dispute before Me,
while I had already presented to you the warning.
word will not be changed with Me, and never will I be unjust to the
the Day We will say to Hell, "Have you been filled?" and it will say,
"Are there some more,"
Paradise will be brought near to the righteous, not far,
will be said], "This is what you were promised – for every returner [to Allāh] and keeper [of His covenant]
feared the Most Merciful unseen and came with a heart returning [in
it in peace. This is the Day of Eternity."
will have whatever they wish therein, and with Us is more.
how many a generation before them did We destroy who were greater than them in
[striking] power and had explored throughout the lands. Is there any place of
in that is a reminder for whoever has a heart or who listens while he is
present [in mind].
We did certainly create the heavens and earth and what is between them in six
days, and there touched Us no weariness.
be patient, [O Muúammad], over what they say and exalt [Allāh] with praise of your Lord before the rising of the sun and
before its setting,
[in part] of the night exalt Him and after prostration.
listen on the Day when the Caller will call out from a place that is near –
Day they will hear the blast [of the Horn] in truth. That is the Day of
Emergence [from the graves].
it is We who give life and cause death, and to Us is the destination
the Day the earth breaks away from them [and they emerge] rapidly; that is a
gathering easy for Us.
are most knowing of what they say, and you are not over them a tyrant. But
remind by the Qur’ān whoever fears My threat.