Quran Surah 69 - Al-Haqqah (The Sure Truth)
Ayat 1 - THE CONCRETE REALITY.
Ayat 2 - What is the concrete reality?
Ayat 3 - What do you comprehend by the concrete reality?
Ayat 4 - The Thamud and ´Ad denied the consequential calamity.
Ayat 5 - So destroyed were the Thamud by a storm of thunder and lightning;
Ayat 6 - And the ´Ad were destroyed by the furious cold blast of roaring wind
Ayat 7 - Which He sent to assail them for seven nights and eight days running. You should have seen the people prostrate like the decayed trunks of date-palm trees.
Ayat 8 - Do you see any trace of them?
Ayat 9 - Then came the Pharaoh, and those before him whose habitations were overthrown while they were committing crimes.
Ayat 10 - When they disobeyed the apostle of their Lord He seized them with an overwhelming punishment.
Ayat 11 - When the water rose in flood, We bore you in the ark,
Ayat 12 - In order to make it a warning for you, and that the ear retentive may preserve it.
Ayat 13 - When the single blast is sounded on the trumpet,
Ayat 14 - And the earth and mountains heaved and crushed to powder with one levelling blow,
Ayat 15 - On that Day will come what is to come.
Ayat 16 - The sky will cleave asunder on that day and fall to pieces.
Ayat 17 - On its fringes will be angels, eight of them, bearing their Lord´s throne aloft.
Ayat 18 - You will then be set before Him, and not one of you will remain unexposed.
Ayat 19 - He who is given his ledger in his right hand, will say: "Here, read my ledger.
Ayat 20 - I was certain I´ll be given my account."
Ayat 21 - So he shall have an agreeable life
Ayat 22 - In high empyrean
Ayat 23 - With fruits hanging low within reach,
Ayat 24 - (And told:) "Eat and drink to your fill as reward for (good) deeds you had done in days of yore."
Ayat 25 - But whosoever gets his ledger in his left hand, will say: "Would that I were never given my ledger,
Ayat 26 - And not known my account!
Ayat 27 - I wish death had put an end to me.
Ayat 28 - Of no use was even my wealth.
Ayat 29 - Vanished has my power from me."
Ayat 30 - "Seize him and manacle him,
Ayat 31 - Then cast him to be burnt in Hell;
Ayat 32 - And string him to a chain seventy cubits long.
Ayat 33 - He did not believe in God the supreme,
Ayat 34 - Nor urged others to feed the poor.
Ayat 35 - That is why he has no friend today,
Ayat 36 - Nor food other than suppuration (filth)
Ayat 37 - Which none but the hellish eat."
Ayat 38 - So, I call to witness what you see
Ayat 39 - And what you do not see,
Ayat 40 - That this is indeed the word of the noble Messenger,
Ayat 41 - And not the word of a poet. How little is it that you believe!
Ayat 42 - Nor is it the word of a soothsayer. Little is it that you reflect!
Ayat 43 - It has been sent down by the Lord of all the worlds.
Ayat 44 - Had he attributed falsely any words to Us,
Ayat 45 - We would have seized him by his right hand,
Ayat 46 - Then cut off his aorta,
Ayat 47 - And not one of you would have been able to stop (Us).
Ayat 48 - It is really a reminder for those who fear God and follow the straight path.
Ayat 49 - We certainly know that some among you do deny it.
Ayat 50 - It is surely the nemesis of unbelievers.
Ayat 51 - And He, He is indeed the ultimate Reality.
Ayat 52 - So glorify your Lord, the most supreme.