56:1 - When the event befalleth - 56:2 - There is no denying that it will befall - 56:3 - Abasing (some), exalting (others); 56:4 - When the earth is shaken with a shock 56:5 - And the hills are ground to powder 56:6 - So that they become a scattered dust, 56:7 - And ye will be three kinds: 56:8 - (First) those on the right hand; what of those on the right hand? 56:9 - And (then) those on the left hand; what of those on the left hand? 56:10 - And the foremost in the race, the foremost in the race: 56:11 - Those are they who will be brought nigh 56:12 - In gardens of delight; 56:13 - A multitude of those of old 56:14 - And a few of those of later time. 56:15 - On lined couches, 56:16 - Reclining therein face to face. 56:17 - There wait on them immortal youths 56:18 - With bowls and ewers and a cup from a pure spring 56:19 - Wherefrom they get no aching of the head nor any madness, 56:20 - And fruit that they prefer 56:21 - And flesh of fowls that they desire. 56:22 - And (there are) fair ones with wide, lovely eyes, 56:23 - Like unto hidden pearls, 56:24 - Reward for what they used to do. 56:25 - There hear they no vain speaking nor recrimination 56:26 - (Naught) but the saying: Peace, (and again) Peace. 56:27 - And those on the right hand; what of those on the right hand? 56:28 - Among thornless lote-trees 56:29 - And clustered plantains, 56:30 - And spreading shade, 56:31 - And water gushing, 56:32 - And fruit in plenty 56:33 - Neither out of reach nor yet forbidden, 56:34 - And raised couches; 56:35 - Lo! We have created them a (new) creation 56:36 - And made them virgins, 56:37 - Lovers, friends, 56:38 - For those on the right hand; 56:39 - A multitude of those of old 56:40 - And a multitude of those of later time. 56:41 - And those on the left hand: What of those on the left hand? 56:42 - In scorching wind and scalding water 56:43 - And shadow of black smoke, 56:44 - Neither cool nor refreshing. 56:45 - Lo! heretofore they were effete with luxury 56:46 - And used to persist in the awful sin. 56:47 - And they used to say: When we are dead and have become dust and bones, shall we then, forsooth, be raised again, 56:48 - And also our forefathers? 56:49 - Say (unto them, O Muhammad): Lo! those of old and those of later time 56:50 - Will all be brought together to the tryst of an appointed day. 56:51 - Then lo! ye, the erring, the deniers, 56:52 - Ye verily will eat of a tree called Zaqqum 56:53 - And will fill your bellies therewith; 56:54 - And thereon ye will drink of boiling water, 56:55 - Drinking even as the camel drinketh. 56:56 - This will be their welcome on the Day of Judgment. 56:57 - We created you. Will ye then admit the truth? 56:58 - Have ye seen that which ye emit? 56:59 - Do ye create it or are We the Creator? 56:60 - We mete out death among you, and We are not to be outrun, 56:61 - That We may transfigure you and make you what ye know not. 56:62 - And verily ye know the first creation. Why, then, do ye not reflect? 56:63 - Have ye seen that which ye cultivate? 56:64 - Is it ye who foster it, or are We the Fosterer? 56:65 - If We willed, We verily could make it chaff, then would ye cease not to exclaim: 56:66 - Lo! we are laden with debt! 56:67 - Nay, but we are deprived! 56:68 - Have ye observed the water which ye drink? 56:69 - Is it ye who shed it from the raincloud, or are We the Shedder? 56:70 - If We willed We verily could make it bitter. Why then, give ye not thanks? 56:71 - Have ye observed the fire which ye strike out; 56:72 - Was it ye who made the tree thereof to grow, or were We the grower? 56:73 - We, even We, appointed it a memorial and a comfort for the dwellers in the wilderness. 56:74 - Therefor (O Muhammad), praise the name of thy Lord, the Tremendous. 56:75 - Nay, I swear by the places of the stars - 56:76 - And lo! that verily is a tremendous oath, if ye but knew - 56:77 - That (this) is indeed a noble Qur'an 56:78 - In a Book kept hidden 56:79 - Which none toucheth save the purified, 56:80 - A revelation from the Lord of the Worlds. 56:81 - Is it this Statement that ye scorn, 56:82 - And make denial thereof your livelihood? 56:83 - Why, then, when (the soul) cometh up to the throat (of the dying) 56:84 - And ye are at that moment looking 56:85 - - And We are nearer unto him than ye are, but ye see not - 56:86 - Why then, if ye are not in bondage (unto Us), 56:87 - Do ye not force it back, if ye are truthful? 56:88 - Thus if he is of those brought nigh, 56:89 - Then breath of life, and plenty, and a Garden of delight. 56:90 - And if he is of those on the right hand, 56:91 - Then (the greeting) "Peace be unto thee" from those on the right hand. 56:92 - But if he is of the rejecters, the erring, 56:93 - Then the welcome will be boiling water 56:94 - And roasting at hell-fire. 56:95 - Lo! this is certain truth. 56:96 - Therefor (O Muhammad) praise the name of thy Lord, the Tremendous.