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.