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Sūra LII.: Ṭūr, or the Mount.

Section 1

1. Waalttoori

1. By the Mount (of Revelation);

2. Wakitabin mastoorin

2. By a Decree Inscribed

3. Fee raqqin manshoorin

3. In a Scroll unfolded;

4. Waalbayti almaAAmoori

4. By the much-frequented Fane;

5. Waalssaqfi almarfooAAi

5. By the Canopy Raised High;

6. Waalbahri almasjoori

6. And by the Ocean
Filled with Swell;—

7. Inna AAathaba rabbika lawaqiAAun

7. Verily, the Doom of thy Lord
Will indeed come to pass;—

8. Ma lahu min dafiAAin

8. There is none
Can avert it;—

9. Yawma tamooru alssamao mawran

9. On the Day when
The firmament will be
In dreadful commotion.

10. Wataseeru aljibalu sayran

10. And the mountains will fly
Hither and thither.

11. Fawaylun yawma-ithin lilmukaththibeena

11. Then woe that Day
To those that treat
(Truth) as Falsehood;—

12. Allatheena hum fee khawdin yalAAaboona

12. That play (and paddle)
In shallow trifles.

13. Yawma yudaAAAAoona ila nari jahannama daAAAAan

13. That Day shall they be
Thrust down to the Fire
Of Hell, irresistibly.

14. Hathihi alnnaru allatee kuntum biha tukaththiboona

14. "This", it will be said,
"Is the Fire,—which ye
Were wont to deny!

15. Afasihrun hatha am antum la tubsiroona

15. "Is this then a fake,
Or is it ye that
Do not see?

16. Islawha faisbiroo aw la tasbiroo sawaon AAalaykum innama tujzawna ma kuntum taAAmaloona

16. "Burn ye therein:
The same is it to you
Whether ye bear it
With patience, or not:
Ye but receive the recompense
Of your (own) deeds."

17. Inna almuttaqeena fee jannatin wanaAAeemin

17. As to the Righteous,
They will be in Gardens,
And in Happiness,—

18. Fakiheena bima atahum rabbuhum wawaqahum rabbuhum AAathaba aljaheemi

18. Enjoying the (Bliss) which
Their Lord hath bestowed
On them, and their Lord
Shall deliver them from
The Penalty of the Fire.

19. Kuloo waishraboo hanee-an bima kuntum taAAmaloona

19. (To them will be said:)
"Eat and drink ye,
With profit and health,
Because of your (good) deeds."

20. Muttaki-eena AAala sururin masfoofatin wazawwajnahum bihoorin AAeenin

20. They will recline (with ease)
On Thrones (of dignity)
Arranged in ranks;
And We shall join them
To Companions, with beautiful
Big and lustrous eyes.

21. Waallatheena amanoo waittabaAAat-hum thurriyyatuhum bi-eemanin alhaqna bihim thurriyyatahum wama alatnahum min AAamalihim min shay-in kullu imri-in bima kasaba raheenun

21. And those who believe
And whose families follow
Them in Faith,— to them
Shall We join their families:
Nor shall We deprive them
(Of the fruit) of aught
Of their works:
(Yet) is each individual
In pledge for his deeds.

22. Waamdadnahum bifakihatin walahmin mimma yashtahoona

22. And We shall bestow
On them, of fruit and meat,
Anything they shall desire.

23. YatanazaAAoona feeha ka/san la laghwun feeha wala ta/theemun

23. They shall there exchange,
One with another,
A (loving) cup
Free of frivolity,
Free of all taint
Of ill.

24. Wayatoofu AAalayhim ghilmanun lahum kaannahum lu/luon maknoonun

24. Round about them will serve,
(Devoted) to them,
Youths (handsome) as Pearls

25. Waaqbala baAAduhum AAala baAAdin yatasaaloona

25. They will advance
To each other, engaging
In mutual enquiry.

26. Qaloo inna kunna qablu fee ahlina mushfiqeena

26. They will say: "Aforetime,
We were not without fear
For the sake of our people.

27. Famanna Allahu AAalayna wawaqana AAathaba alssamoomi

27. "But God has been good
To us, and has delivered us
From the Penalty
Of the Scorching Wind.

28. Inna kunna min qablu nadAAoohu innahu huwa albarru alrraheemu

28. "Truly, we did call
Unto Him from of old:
Truly it is He,
The Beneficent, the Merciful!

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