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al-Haqqah (The Reality, The Inevitable)
as rendered by Talal A Itani
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Talal A. Itani (new translation) rendition of Surah The Reality, The Inevitable(al-Haqqah)
69:1 The Reality
69:2 What is the Reality
69:3 What will make you understand what the Reality is
69:4 Thamood and Aad denied the Catastrophe
69:5 As for Thamood, they were annihilated by the Overwhelming
69:6 And as for Aad; they were annihilated by a furious, roaring wind
69:7 He unleashed it upon them for seven nights and eight days, in succession. You could see the people tossed around, as though they were stumps of hollow palm-trees
69:8 Can you see any remnant of them
69:9 Then Pharaoh came, and those before him, and the Overturned Cities steeped in sin
69:10 But they disobeyed the messenger of their Lord, so He seized them with an overpowering grip
69:11 When the waters overflowed, We carried you in the cruising ship
69:12 To make it a lesson for you—so that retaining ears may retain it.
69:13 Then, when the Trumpet is sounded a single time.
69:14 And the earth and the mountains are lifted up, and crushed, with a single crush
69:15 On that Day, the Event will come to pass
69:16 And the heaven will crack; so on that Day it will be frail
69:17 And the angels will be ranged around its borders, while eight will be carrying the Throne of your Lord above them that Day
69:18 On that Day you will be exposed, and no secret of yours will remain hidden
69:19 As for him who is given his book in his right hand, he will say, 'Here, take my book and read it
69:20 I knew I would be held accountable.'
69:21 So he will be in pleasant living
69:22 In a lofty Garden
69:23 Its pickings are within reach
69:24 'Eat and drink merrily for what you did in the days gone by.'
69:25 But as for him who is given his book in his left hand, he will say, 'I wish I was never given my book
69:26 And never knew what my account was
69:27 If only it was the end
69:28 My money cannot avail me
69:29 My power has vanished from me.'
69:30 'Take him and shackle him
69:31 Then scorch him in the Blaze
69:32 Then in a chain which length is seventy cubits tie him up
69:33 For he would not believe in God the Great
69:34 Nor would he advocate the feeding of the destitute
69:35 So he has no friend here today
69:36 And no food except scum
69:37 Which only the sinners eat.'
69:38 Indeed, I swear by what you see
69:39 And by what you do not see
69:40 It is the speech of a noble messenger
69:41 And it is not the speech of a poet—little do you believe
69:42 Nor is it the speech of a soothsayer—little do you take heed
69:43 It is a revelation from the Lord of the Worlds
69:44 Had he falsely attributed some statements to Us
69:45 We would have seized him by the right arm
69:46 Then slashed his lifeline
69:47 And none of you could have restrained Us from him
69:48 Surely, it is a message for the righteous
69:49 And We know that some of you will reject it
69:50 And it is surely a source of grief for the unbelievers
69:51 Yet it is the absolute truth
69:52 So glorify the name of your Lord, the Magnificent


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