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85:1 - By the heaven, holding mansions of the stars,

85:2 - And by the Promised Day.

85:3 - And by the witness and that whereunto he beareth testimony,

85:4 - (Self-)destroyed were the owners of the ditch

85:5 - Of the fuel-fed fire,

85:6 - When they sat by it,

85:7 - And were themselves the witnesses of what they did to the believers.

85:8 - They had naught against them save that they believed in Allah, the Mighty, the Owner of Praise,

85:9 - Him unto Whom belongeth the Sovereignty of the heavens and the earth; and Allah is of all things the Witness.

85:10 - Lo! they who persecute believing men and believing women and repent not, theirs verily will be the doom of hell, and theirs the doom of burning.

85:11 - Lo! those who believe and do good works, theirs will be Gardens underneath which rivers flow. That is the Great Success.

85:12 - Lo! the punishment of thy Lord is stern.

85:13 - Lo! He it is Who produceth, then reproduceth,

85:14 - And He is the Forgiving, the Loving,

85:15 - Lord of the Throne of Glory,

85:16 - Doer of what He will.

85:17 - Hath there come unto thee the story of the hosts

85:18 - Of Pharaoh and (the tribe of) Thamud?

85:19 - Nay, but those who disbelieve live in denial

85:20 - And Allah, all unseen, surroundeth them.

85:21 - Nay, but it is a glorious Qur'an.

85:22 - On a guarded tablet.