Quran

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54:1 - The hour drew nigh and the moon was rent in twain.

54:2 - And if they behold a portent they turn away and say: Prolonged illusion.

54:3 - They denied (the Truth) and followed their own lusts. Yet everything will come to a decision

54:4 - And surely there hath come unto them news whereof the purport should deter,

54:5 - Effective wisdom; but warnings avail not.

54:6 - So withdraw from them (O Muhammad) on the day when the Summoner summoneth unto a painful thing.

54:7 - With downcast eyes, they come forth from the graves as they were locusts spread abroad,

54:8 - Hastening toward the summoner; the disbelievers say: This is a hard day.

54:9 - The folk of Noah denied before them, yea, they denied Our slave and said: A madman; and he was repulsed.

54:10 - So he cried unto his Lord, saying: I am vanquished, so give help.

54:11 - Then opened We the gates of heaven with pouring water

54:12 - And caused the earth to gush forth springs, so that the waters met for a predestined purpose.

54:13 - And We carried him upon a thing of planks and nails,

54:14 - That ran (upon the waters) in Our sight, as a reward for him who was rejected.

54:15 - And verily We left it as a token; but is there any that remembereth?

54:16 - Then see how (dreadful) was My punishment after My warnings!

54:17 - And in truth We have made the Qur'an easy to remember; but is there any that remembereth?

54:18 - (The tribe of) A'ad rejected warnings. Then how (dreadful) was My punishment after My warnings.

54:19 - Lo! We let loose on them a raging wind on a day of constant calamity,

54:20 - Sweeping men away as though they were uprooted trunks of palm-trees.

54:21 - Then see how (dreadful) was My punishment after My warnings!

54:22 - And in truth We have made the Qur'an easy to remember; but is there any that remembereth?

54:23 - (The tribe of) Thamud rejected warnings

54:24 - For they said; Is it a mortal man, alone among us, that we are to follow? Then indeed we should fall into error and madness.

54:25 - Hath the remembrance been given unto him alone among us? Nay, but he is a rash liar.

54:26 - (Unto their warner it was said): To-morrow they will know who is the rash liar.

54:27 - Lo! We are sending the she-camel as a test for them; so watch them and have patience;

54:28 - And inform them that the water is to be shared between (her and) them. Every drinking will be witnessed.

54:29 - But they call their comrade and he took and hamstrung (her).

54:30 - Then see how (dreadful) was My punishment after My warnings!

54:31 - Lo! We sent upon them one Shout, and they became as the dry twigs (rejected by) the builder of a cattle-fold.

54:32 - And in truth We have made the Qur'an easy to remember; but is there any that remembereth?

54:33 - The folk of Lot rejected warnings.

54:34 - Lo! We sent a storm of stones upon them (all) save the family of Lot, whom We rescued in the last watch of the night,

54:35 - As grace from Us. Thus We reward him who giveth thanks.

54:36 - And he indeed had warned them of Our blow, but they did doubt the warnings.

54:37 - They even asked of him his guests for an ill purpose. Then We blinded their eyes (and said): Taste now My punishment after My warnings!

54:38 - And in truth the punishment decreed befell them early in the morning.

54:39 - Now taste My punishment after My warnings!

54:40 - And in truth We have made the Qur'an easy to remember; but is there any that remembereth?

54:41 - And warnings came in truth unto the house of Pharaoh

54:42 - Who denied Our revelations, every one. Therefore We grasped them with the grasp of the Mighty, the Powerful.

54:43 - Are your disbelievers better than those, or have ye some immunity in the scriptures?

54:44 - Or say they: We are a host victorious?

54:45 - The hosts will all be routed and will turn and flee.

54:46 - Nay, but the Hour (of doom) is their appointed tryst, and the Hour will be more wretched and more bitter (than their earthly failure).

54:47 - Lo! the guilty are in error and madness.

54:48 - On the day when they are dragged into the Fire upon their faces (it is said unto them): Feel the touch of hell.

54:49 - Lo! We have created every thing by measure.

54:50 - And Our commandment is but one (commandment), as the twinkling of an eye.

54:51 - And verily We have destroyed your fellows; but is there any that remembereth?

54:52 - And every thing they did is in the scriptures,

54:53 - And every small and great thing is recorded.

54:54 - Lo! the righteous will dwell among gardens and rivers,

54:55 - Firmly established in the favour of a Mighty King.