054 - Soorah al-Qamar - (The Moon) - [Makkee]

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[054:028] And inform them that the water is to be shared between (her and) them, each one's right to drink being established (by turns).

 

[054:029] But they called their comrade and he took (a sword) and killed (her).

 

[054:030] Then, how (terrible) was My torment and My Warnings?

 

[054:031] Verily, We sent against them a single Saihah (torment – awful cry), and they became like the stubble of a fold-builder.

 

[054:032] And indeed, We have made the Qur'ān easy to understand and remember; then is there any that will remember (or receive admonition)?

 

[054:033] The people of Lūt (Lot) denied the warnings.

 

[054:034] Verily, We sent against them a violent storm of stones (which destroyed them all), except the family of Lūt (Lot), We saved them in the last hour of the night,

 

[054:035] As a favour from Us. Thus do We reward him who gives thanks (by obeying Us).

 

[054:036] And he [Lūt (Lot)] indeed had warned them of Our Seizure (punishment), but they did doubt the warnings!

 

[054:037] And they indeed sought to shame his guests (by asking to commit sodomy with them). So, We blinded their eyes (saying), "Then taste you My torment and My Warnings."

 

[054:038] And verily, an abiding torment seized them early in the morning.

 

[054:039] "Then taste you My torment and My Warnings."

 

[054:040] And indeed, We have made the Qur'ān easy to understand and remember; then is there any that will remember (or receive admonition)?

 

[054:041] And indeed, warnings came to the people of Fir'aun (Pharaoh) [through Mūsā (Moses) and Hārūn (Aaron)].

 

[054:042] (They) denied all Our Signs, so We seized them with a Seizure of the All-Mighty, All-Capable (Omnipotent).

 

[054:043] Are your disbelievers (O Quraish!) better than these [nations of Nūh (Noah), Lūt (Lot), Sālih, and the people of Fir'aun (Pharaoh), who were destroyed]? Or have you an immunity (against Our torment) in the Divine Scriptures?

 

[054:044] Or say they: "We are a great multitude, victorious?"

 

[054:045] Their multitude will be defeated, and they will show their backs.

 

[054:046] Nay, but the Hour is their appointed time (for their full recompense), and the Hour will be more grievous and more bitter.

 

[054:047] Verily, the Mujrimūn (polytheists, disbelievers, sinners, criminals) are in error (in this world) and will burn (in the Hell-fire in the Hereafter).

 

[054:048] The Day they will be dragged on their faces into the Fire (it will be said to them): "Taste you the touch of Hell!"

 

[054:049] Verily, We have created all things with Qadar (Divine Preordainments of all things before their creation as written in the Book of Decrees – Al-Lauh Al-Mahfūz).

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(V.54:48) See (V.25:34) and the footnote of (V.17:97).

 

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