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Sūra XLIV.: Dukhān, or Smoke (or Mist.)

Section 2

30. Walaqad najjayna banee isra-eela mina alAAathabi almuheeni

30. We did deliver aforetime
The Children of Israel
From humiliating Punishment,

31. Min firAAawna innahu kana AAaliyan mina almusrifeena

31. Inflicted by Pharaoh, for he
Was arrogant (even) among
Inordinate transgressors.

32. Walaqadi ikhtarnahum AAala AAilmin AAala alAAalameena

32. And We chose them aforetime
Above the nations, knowingly,

33. Waataynahum mina al-ayati ma feehi balaon mubeenun

33. And granted them Signs
In which there was
A manifest trial.

34. Inna haola-i layaqooloona

34. As to these (Quraish),
They say forsooth:

35. In hiya illa mawtatuna al-oola wama nahnu bimunshareena

35. "There is nothing beyond
Our first death,
And we shall not
Be raised again.

36. Fa/too bi-aba-ina in kuntum sadiqeena

36. "Then bring (back)
Our forefathers, if what
Ye say is true!"

37. Ahum khayrun am qawmu tubbaAAin waallatheena min qablihim ahlaknahum innahum kanoo mujrimeena

37. What! are they better
Than the people of Tubba‘
And those who were
Before them? We destroyed
Them because they were
Guilty of sin.

38. Wama khalaqna alssamawati waal-arda wama baynahuma laAAibeena

38. We created not
The heavens, the earth,
And all between them,
Merely in (idle) sport:

39. Ma khalaqnahuma illa bialhaqqi walakinna aktharahum la yaAAlamoona

39. We created them not
Except for just ends:
But most of them
Do not understand.

40. Inna yawma alfasli meeqatuhum ajmaAAeena

40. Verily the Day of
Sorting Out is the time
Appointed for all of them,—

41. Yawma la yughnee mawlan AAan mawlan shay-an wala hum yunsaroona

41. The Day when no protector
Can avail his client
In aught, and no help
Can they receive,

42. Illa man rahima Allahu innahu huwa alAAazeezu alrraheemu

42. Except such as receive
God's Mercy: for He is
Exalted in Might, Most Merciful.

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