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The Holy Quran, tr. by Yusuf Ali, [1934], at

Sūra LVI.: Wāqi‘a, or The Inevitable Event.

Section 3

75. Fala oqsimu bimawaqiAAi alnnujoomi

75. Furthermore I call
To witness the setting
Of the Stars,—

76. Wa-innahu laqasamun law taAAlamoona AAatheemun

76. And that is indeed
A mighty adjuration
If ye but knew,—

77. Innahu laqur-anun kareemun

77. That this is indeed
A Qur-ān most honourable,

78. Fee kitabin maknoonin

78. In a Book well-guarded,

79. La yamassuhu illa almutahharoona

79. Which none shall touch
But those who are clean:

80. Tanzeelun min rabbi alAAalameena

80. A Revelation from the Lord
Of the Worlds.

81. Afabihatha alhadeethi antum mudhinoona

81. Is it such a Message
That ye would hold
In light esteem?

82. WatajAAaloona rizqakum annakum tukaththiboona

82. And have ye made it
Your livelihood that ye
Should declare it false?

83. Falawla itha balaghati alhulqooma

83. Then why do ye not
(Intervene) when (the soul
Of the dying man)
Reaches the throat,—

84. Waantum heena-ithin tanthuroona

84. And ye the while
(Sit) looking on,—

85. Wanahnu aqrabu ilayhi minkum walakin la tubsiroona

85. But We are nearer
To him than ye,
And yet see not,—

86. Falawla in kuntum ghayra madeeneena

86. Then why do ye not,—
If you are exempt
From (future) account,—

87. TarjiAAoonaha in kuntum sadiqeena

87. Call back the soul,
If ye are true
(In your claim of Independence)?

88. Faamma in kana mina almuqarrabeena

88. Thus, then, if he
Be of those Nearest to God,

89. Farawhun warayhanun wajannatu naAAeemin

89. (There is for him) Rest
And Satisfaction, and
A Garden of Delights.

90. Waamma in kana min as-habi alyameeni

90. And if he be
Of the Companions of
The Right Hand,

91. Fasalamun laka min as-habi alyameeni

91. (For him is the salutation),
"Peace be unto thee",
From the Companions
Of the Right Hand.

92. Waamma in kana mina almukaththibeena alddalleena

92. And if he be
Of those who treat
(Truth) as Falsehood,
Who go wrong,

93. Fanuzulun min hameemin

93. For him is Entertainment
With Boiling Water,

94. Watasliyatu jaheemin

94. And burning in Hell-Fire.

95. Inna hatha lahuwa haqqu alyaqeeni

95. Verily, this is
The Very Truth
And Certainty.

96. Fasabbih biismi rabbika alAAatheemi

96. So celebrate with praises
The name of thy Lord,
The Supreme.

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