Prophet frowned and turned away
there came to him the blind man, [interrupting].
what would make you perceive, [O Muúammad], that perhaps he might be purified
be reminded and the remembrance would benefit him?
for he who thinks himself without need,
him you give attention.
not upon you [is any blame] if he will not be purified.
as for he who came to you striving [for knowledge]
he fears [Allāh],
him you are distracted.
Indeed, these verses are a reminder;
whoever wills may remember it.
is recorded] in honored sheets,
by the hands of messenger-angels,
is man; how disbelieving is he.
what substance did He create him?
a sperm-drop He created him and destined for him;
He eased the way for him;
He causes his death and provides a grave for him.
when He wills, He will resurrect him.
Man has not yet accomplished what He commanded him.
let mankind look at his food –
We poured down water in torrents,
We broke open the earth, splitting [it with sprouts],
caused to grow within it grain
grapes and herbage
olive and palm trees
gardens of dense shrubbery
fruit and grass –
enjoyment for you and your grazing livestock.
when there comes the Deafening Blast
the Day a man will flee from his brother
his mother and his father
his wife and his children,
every man, that Day, will be a matter adequate for him.
faces, that Day, will be bright –
rejoicing at good news.
[other] faces, that Day, will have upon them dust.
will cover them.
42. Those are the disbelievers, the wicked ones.