XTerms of Use: My purpose in using this site is to read or use as a reference, books that I have already read or own. Also I'd like to preview unread books. I do declare that my intention is not to read books for free, denying due royalty owed to the Author and Publishers.


75:1 - Nay, I swear by the Day of Resurrection;

75:2 - Nay, I swear by the accusing soul (that this Scripture is true).

75:3 - Thinketh man that We shall not assemble his bones?

75:4 - Yea, verily. We are Able to restore his very fingers!

75:5 - But man would fain deny what is before him.

75:6 - He asketh: When will be this Day of Resurrection?

75:7 - But when sight is confounded

75:8 - And the moon is eclipsed

75:9 - And sun and moon are united,

75:10 - On that day man will cry: Whither to flee!

75:11 - Alas! No refuge!

75:12 - Unto thy Lord is the recourse that day.

75:13 - On that day man is told the tale of that which he hath sent before and left behind.

75:14 - Oh, but man is a telling witness against himself,

75:15 - Although he tender his excuses.

75:16 - Stir not thy tongue herewith to hasten it.

75:17 - Lo! upon Us (resteth) the putting together thereof and the reading thereof.

75:18 - And when We read it, follow thou the reading;

75:19 - Then lo! upon Us (resteth) the explanation thereof.

75:20 - Nay, but ye do love the fleeting Now

75:21 - And neglect the Hereafter.

75:22 - That day will faces be resplendent,

75:23 - Looking toward their Lord;

75:24 - And that day will other faces be despondent,

75:25 - Thou wilt know that some great disaster is about to fall on them.

75:26 - Nay, but when the life cometh up to the throat

75:27 - And men say: Where is the wizard (who can save him now)?

75:28 - And he knoweth that it is the parting;

75:29 - And agony is heaped on agony;

75:30 - Unto thy Lord that day will be the driving.

75:31 - For he neither trusted, nor prayed.

75:32 - But he denied and flouted.

75:33 - Then went he to his folk with glee.

75:34 - Nearer unto thee and nearer,

75:35 - Again nearer unto thee and nearer (is the doom).

75:36 - Thinketh man that he is to be left aimless?

75:37 - Was he not a drop of fluid which gushed forth?

75:38 - Then he became a clot; then (Allah) shaped and fashioned

75:39 - And made of him a pair, the male and female.

75:40 - Is not He (Who doeth so) Able to bring the dead to life?