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

p. 1780

Sūra CII.

Takathur or Piling Up.

In the name of God, Most Gracious,
Most Merciful.

1. The mutual rivalry
For piling up (the good things
Of this world) diverts you
(From the more serious things),

2. Until ye visit the graves.

3. But nay, ye soon shall
Know (the reality).

4. Again, ye soon shall know!

5. Nay, were ye to know
With certainty of mind,
(Ye would beware!)

6. Ye shall certainly see

7. Again, ye shall see it
With certainty of sight!

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8. Then, shall ye be
Questioned that Day
About the joy
(Ye indulged in!)

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