037 - Soorah as-Saaffaat - (Those Ranged in Ranks) - [Makkee]

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[037:052] Who used to say: "Are you among those who believe (in resurrection after death).

 

[037:053] "(That) when we die and become dust and bones, shall we indeed (be raised up) to receive reward or punishment (according to our deeds)?"

 

[037:054] (The speaker) said: "Will you look down?"

 

[037:055] So he looked down and saw him in the midst of the Fire.

 

[037:056] He said: "By Allh! You have nearly ruined me.

 

[037:057] "Had it not been for the Grace of my Lord, I would certainly have been among those brought forth (to Hell)."

 

[037:058] (The dwellers of Paradise will say:) "Are we then not to die (any more)?

 

[037:059] "Except our first death, and we shall not be punished? (after we have entered Paradise)."

 

[037:060] Truly, this is the supreme success!

 

[037:061] For the like of this let the workers work.

 

[037:062] Is that (Paradise) better entertainment or the tree of Zaqqm (a horrible tree in Hell)?

 

[037:063] Truly, We have made it (as) a trial for the Zlimn (polytheists, disbelievers, wrongdoers).

 

[037:064] Verily, it is a tree that springs out of the bottom of Hell-fire,

 

[037:065] The shoots of its fruit stalks are like the heads of Shaytn (devils);

 

[037:066] Truly, they will eat thereof and fill their bellies therewith.

 

[037:067] Then on the top of that they will be given boiling water to drink so that it becomes a mixture (of boiling water and Zaqqm in their bellies).

 

[037:068] Then thereafter, verily, their return is to the flaming fire of Hell.

 

[037:069] Verily, they found their fathers on the wrong path;

 

[037:070] So they (too) hastened in their footsteps!

 

[037:071] And indeed most of the men of old went astray before them;

 

[037:072] And indeed We sent among them warners (Messengers);

 

[037:073] Then see what was the end of those who were warned (but heeded not).

 

[037:074] Except the chosen slaves of Allh (faithful, obedient and true believers of Islmic Monotheism).

 

[037:075] And indeed Nh (Noah) invoked Us, and We are the Best of those who answer (the request).

 

[037:076] And We rescued him and his family from the great distress (i.e. drowning),

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