Quran Surah 51 - Ad-Dhariyat (The Scatterers)

Ayat 1 - I CALL TO witness those who scatter (dust) by dispersing,
Ayat 2 - And those who bear the load (of rain),
Ayat 3 - And those who move (on the water) gently,
Ayat 4 - And those who distribute (it) by command,
Ayat 5 - Verily the promise made to you is true:
Ayat 6 - The Judgement will indeed take place.
Ayat 7 - The heavens webbed-with-tracks is witness
Ayat 8 - You are surely caught in contradictions.,
Ayat 9 - From which only he turns who is turned away.
Ayat 10 - Perish will those who just guess and speculate,
Ayat 11 - Who are lost in deception.
Ayat 12 - They ask: "When is the Day of Judgement?" --
Ayat 13 - The day they will be burnt in the Fire,
Ayat 14 - (And told:) "Taste your punishment. This is what you were trying to hasten."
Ayat 15 - Surely those who fear God and follow the straight path will be amidst gardens and fresh springs of water,
Ayat 16 - Receiving what is given them by their Lord. They were surely the virtuous before this.
Ayat 17 - They slept little in the night,
Ayat 18 - And every morning asked forgiveness,
Ayat 19 - In whose wealth the suppliant and the deprived had a share.
Ayat 20 - There are signs in the earth for those who are firm in their faith,
Ayat 21 - And within yourselves. Can you not perceive?
Ayat 22 - There is in the heavens your sustenance, and whatever has been promised you.
Ayat 23 - By the Lord of the heavens and the earth, this is certainly true even as you speak.
Ayat 24 - Has the story of Abraham´s honoured guests come to you?
Ayat 25 - When they came to him, they said: "Peace. " He answered: "Peace." They were a people he did not recognise.
Ayat 26 - So he hurried to the house and brought a fatted calf,
Ayat 27 - And placing it before them said: "Won´t you eat?"
Ayat 28 - He felt afraid of them; but they said: "Have no fear," and gave him the good news of a wise son.
Ayat 29 - His wife came out lamenting, striking her forehead, and said: "I, am old and barren woman?"
Ayat 30 - They said: "Thus said your Lord. He is indeed all-wise and all-knowing."
Ayat 31 - He said: "What is then your business, O messengers?"
Ayat 32 - They said: "We have been sent to a wicked people
Ayat 33 - So as to let loose clods of clay on them
Ayat 34 - Marked by your Lord for those who waste their substance."
Ayat 35 - So We evacuated everyone who was a believer there,
Ayat 36 - But did not find more than a single family of believers.
Ayat 37 - We left a sign in this for those who fear the grievous punishment,
Ayat 38 - As (there was) in Moses when We sent him to the Pharaoh with clear authority.
Ayat 39 - But he turned to his counsellors, and said: "He is a magician or lunatic."
Ayat 40 - So We seized him and his armies, and threw them into the sea, for he was worthy of blame.
Ayat 41 - In ´Ad (also is a sign), when We sent a blasting wind against them,
Ayat 42 - Which turned everything it touched to ashes.
Ayat 43 - And in Thamud, when We said to them: "Enjoy yourselves for a while;"
Ayat 44 - But they disobeyed the command of their Lord; so they were destroyed by a thunderbolt, and they could only gape,
Ayat 45 - And neither stand up nor defend themselves.
Ayat 46 - (So had We destroyed) the people of Noah before them: They were surely a sinful people.
Ayat 47 - We built the heavens by Our authority; and We are the Lord of power and expanse.
Ayat 48 - We spread the earth a carpet; what comfort We provide!
Ayat 49 - And We created pairs of everything that you may contemplate.
Ayat 50 - So turn to God. I give you a clear warning from Him.
Ayat 51 - Do not set up another god with God. I give you a clear warning from Him.
Ayat 52 - Even thus no apostle came to those before them but they said: "He is a sorcerer or a mad man."
Ayat 53 - Is this the legacy they have passed down from one to the other? In fact, they are a rebellious people.
Ayat 54 - Turn away from them. You will not be blamed.
Ayat 55 - But go on reminding them, as reminding benefits the believers.
Ayat 56 - I have not created the jinns and men but to worship Me.
Ayat 57 - I want no sustenance from them nor do I want them to feed Me.
Ayat 58 - God is certainly the great provider, Lord of strength and power.
Ayat 59 - Those who do wrong will indeed come to the same end as their fellows (of old). So let them not ask Me to hasten (the punishment).
Ayat 60 - Alas the woe for those who refuse to believe in the Day which has been promised them.