what are they asking one another?
the great news –
over which they are in disagreement.
They are going to know.
no! They are going to know.
We not made the earth a resting place?
the mountains as stakes?
We created you in pairs
made your sleep [a means for] rest
made the night as clothing
made the day for livelihood
constructed above you seven strong [heavens]
made [therein] a burning lamp
sent down, from the rain clouds, pouring water
We may bring forth thereby grain and vegetation
gardens of entwined growth.
the Day of Judgement is an appointed time –
Day the Horn is blown and you will come forth in multitudes
the heaven is opened and will become gateways
the mountains are removed and will be [but] a mirage.
Hell has been lying in wait
the transgressors, a place of return,
which they will remain for ages [unending].
will not taste therein [any] coolness or drink
scalding water and [foul] purulence –
they were not expecting an account
denied Our verses with [emphatic] denial.
all things We have enumerated in writing.
taste [the penalty], and never will We increase you except in torment."
for the righteous is attainment –
full-breasted [companions] of equal age
a full cup.
ill speech will they hear therein or any falsehood –
reward from your Lord, [a generous] gift [made due by] account,
the Lord of the heavens and the earth and whatever is between them, the Most
Merciful. They possess not from Him [authority for] speech.
Day that the Spirit and the angels will stand in rows, they will not speak
except for one whom the Most Merciful permits, and he will say what is correct.
is the True Day; so he who wills may take to his Lord a [way of] return.
We have warned you of a near punishment on the Day when a man will observe what
his hands have put forth and the disbeliever will say, "Oh, I wish that I