50:1 - Qaf. By the Glorious Qur'an,
50:2 - Nay, but they marvel that a warner of their own hath come unto them; and the disbelievers say: This is a strange thing:
50:3 - When we are dead and have become dust (shall we be brought back again)? That would be a far return!
50:4 - We know that which the earth taketh of them, and with Us is a recording Book.
50:5 - Nay, but they have denied the truth when it came unto them, therefor they are now in troubled case.
50:6 - Have they not then observed the sky above them, how We have constructed it and beautified it, and how there are no rifts therein?
50:7 - And the earth have We spread out, and have flung firm hills therein, and have caused of every lovely kind to grow thereon,
50:8 - A vision and a reminder for every penitent slave.
50:9 - And We send down from the sky blessed water whereby We give growth unto gardens and the grain of crops,
50:10 - And lofty date-palms with ranged clusters,
50:11 - Provision (made) for men; and therewith We quicken a dead land. Even so will be the resurrection of the dead.
50:12 - The folk of Noah denied (the truth) before them, and (so did) the dwellers at Ar-Rass and (the tribe of) Thamud,
50:13 - And (the tribe of) A'ad, and Pharaoh, and the brethren of Lot,
50:14 - And the dwellers in the wood, and the folk of Tubb'a: every one denied their messengers, therefor My threat took effect.
50:15 - Were We then worn out by the first creation? Yet they are in doubt about a new creation.
50:16 - We verily created man and We know what his soul whispereth to him, and We are nearer to him than his jugular vein.
50:17 - When the two Receivers receive (him), seated on the right hand and on the left,
50:18 - He uttereth no word but there is with him an observer ready.
50:19 - And the agony of death cometh in truth. (And it is said unto him): This is that which thou wast wont to shun.
50:20 - And the trumpet is blown. This is the threatened Day.
50:21 - And every soul cometh, along with it a driver and a witness.
50:22 - (And unto the evil-doer it is said): Thou wast in heedlessness of this. Now We have removed from thee thy covering, and piercing is thy sight this day.
50:23 - And (unto the evil-doer) his comrade saith: This is that which I have ready (as testimony).
50:24 - (And it is said): Do ye twain hurl to hell each rebel ingrate,
50:25 - Hinderer of good, transgressor, doubter,
50:26 - Who setteth up another god along with Allah. Do ye twain hurl him to the dreadful doom.
50:27 - His comrade saith: Our Lord! I did not cause him to rebel, but he was (himself) far gone in error.
50:28 - He saith: Contend not in My presence, when I had already proffered unto you the warning.
50:29 - The sentence that cometh from Me cannot be changed, and I am in no wise a tyrant unto the slaves.
50:30 - On the day when We say unto hell: Art thou filled? and it saith: Can there be more to come?
50:31 - And the Garden is brought nigh for those who kept from evil, no longer distant.
50:32 - (And it is said): This is that which ye were promised. (It is) for every penitent and heedful one,
50:33 - Who feareth the Beneficent in secret and cometh with a contrite heart.
50:34 - Enter it in peace. This is the day of immortality.
50:35 - There they have all that they desire, and there is more with Us.
50:36 - And how many a generation We destroyed before them, who were mightier than these in prowess so that they overran the lands! Had they any place of refuge (when the judgment came)?
50:37 - Lo! therein verily is a reminder for him who hath a heart, or giveth ear with full intelligence.
50:38 - And verily We created the heavens and the earth, and all that is between them, in six Days, and naught of weariness touched Us.
50:39 - Therefor (O Muhammad) bear with what they say, and hymn the praise of thy Lord before the rising and before the setting of the sun;
50:40 - And in the night-time hymn His praise, and after the (prescribed) prostrations.
50:41 - And listen on the day when the crier crieth from a near place,
50:42 - The day when they will hear the (Awful) Cry in truth. That is the day of coming forth (from the graves).
50:43 - Lo! We it is Who quicken and give death, and unto Us is the journeying.
50:44 - On the day when the earth splitteth asunder from them, hastening forth (they come). That is a gathering easy for Us (to make).
50:45 - We are Best Aware of what they say, and thou (O Muhammad) art in no wise a compeller over them. But warn by the Qur'an him who feareth My threat.