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81:1 - When the sun is overthrown,

81:2 - And when the stars fall,

81:3 - And when the hills are moved,

81:4 - And when the camels big with young are abandoned,

81:5 - And when the wild beasts are herded together,

81:6 - And when the seas rise,

81:7 - And when souls are reunited,

81:8 - And when the girl-child that was buried alive is asked

81:9 - For what sin she was slain,

81:10 - And when the pages are laid open,

81:11 - And when the sky is torn away,

81:12 - And when hell is lighted,

81:13 - And when the Garden is brought nigh,

81:14 - (Then) every soul will know what it hath made ready.

81:15 - Oh, but I call to witness the planets,

81:16 - The stars which rise and set,

81:17 - And the close of night,

81:18 - And the breath of morning

81:19 - That this is in truth the word of an honoured messenger,

81:20 - Mighty, established in the presence of the Lord of the Throne,

81:21 - (One) to be obeyed, and trustworthy;

81:22 - And your comrade is not mad.

81:23 - Surely he beheld Him on the clear horizon.

81:24 - And he is not avid of the Unseen.

81:25 - Nor is this the utterance of a devil worthy to be stoned.

81:26 - Whither then go ye?

81:27 - This is naught else than a reminder unto creation,

81:28 - Unto whomsoever of you willeth to walk straight.

81:29 - And ye will not, unless (it be) that Allah willeth, the Lord of Creation.