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50:1  Qaf. By the Glorious Qur'aan, [We swear its authenticity]
50:2  But they wonder that there has come to them a Warner [from Allah] from among themselves. So the suppressors of the Truth say, "This is a strange thing!"
50:3  "What! When we die and have become dust, (shall we rise again to life?) That is a return far [from being ever possible]!"
50:4  We do know what the earth takes away from them. And with Us is a record protected
50:5  But they deny the Truth when it comes to them. And so they are in a confused state of mind
50:6  Do they not look at the sky above them — how We have made it and adorned it, and see that there are no cracks in it
50:7  And We have spread out the earth and cast mountains into it. And We have caused every kind of beautiful spouse of herbage grow in it
50:8  To be observed and commemorated by every devotee turning to Allah
50:9  And We send down from the sky rain as a blessing, and We produce therewith gardens and seed for the harves
50:10  And tall palm-trees, with shoots of fruit-stalks, piled one over anothe
50:11  A provision for (Allah's) subjects. And We give life therewith [with rain] to land that is dead. Thus will the coming out of the dead from their graves [Resurrection] be
50:12  [Resurrection] was denied before them by the People of Noah, the Companions of the Rass, and the Thamood
50:13  And of AAad, of Pharaoh, the brethren of Lot
50:14  The Companions of the Wood, and the People of Tubba' (an ancient tribe) — all of them rejected the Messengers, and My warning (to them) was duly fulfilled
50:15  Were We then weary with the first Creation that they should be in such a confused state of mind about a new Creation!
50:16  And We did create man, and We know the promptings of his own self. And We are closer to him than any bodily channel having access into his brain
50:17  When the two frequently confronting voices, one located on the right and one on the left, confront each othe
50:18  He utters not a word but is there a sentinel by him, ready [to record it]
50:19  And the pangs of death will bring the Truth home to him. "This was the thing you kept away from!"
50:20  And then the Trumpet is blown — there then is the Day promised
50:21  And every soul comes forth accompanied by a driver and a witness
50:22  "You were careless about this. Now that We have taken off your cover from you, strong is your eyesight this Day!"
50:23  And his Companion [witness] says, "It's ready here — what in my hand is [man's record]!"
50:24  "Throw into Hell every stubborn suppressor of evidence proving existence of Allah [with attributes as given in the Qur'aan]!"
50:25  "Who was forbidding what was good, transgressing all bounds, and casting doubts and suspicions."
50:26  "Who had set up other god/s besides Allah! So throw him into the severe punishment."
50:27  His Companion says, "Our Lord! I did not make him transgress, but he was (himself) gone far astray."
50:28  He [Allah] says, "Quarrel not in My Presence; and I did send you the warning in advance."
50:29  "No alteration in the Word with Me, and I am never unjust to My subjects."
50:30  That Day We ask Hell, "Are you full?" And it asks, "Are there any more?"
50:31  And the Garden [of Paradise] is brought near for the pious and righteous, and it is no longer a distant objective [for them.
50:32  "This is what you were promised. [And this is what was promised] to every one who turned (to Allah in sincere repentance) and protected (himself against satanic influence.
50:33  Who feared the Gracious One without physically seeing Him with worldly eyes, and has come with a mind turned in devotion (to Him)
50:34  "Enter therein [in Paradise] in Peace and Security; this is time of eternal life!"
50:35  There is for them therein all that they desire. And [there is besides] much more with Us
50:36  And how many a generation before them, stronger in power than they, did We destroy! They had wandered through the lands in search of a place of escape!
50:37  Certainly indeed in this is a lesson to learn for any who has an understanding mind or who lends an insightful ear
50:38  We created the heavens and the earth and all things in between in six periods of time. And weariness did not even touch Us
50:39  Have patience, then, over what they say, and glorify your Lord with praise, before the rising of the sun and before its setting
50:40  And glorify Him during parts of the night, and post prostrations
50:41  And listen the Day when the Caller calls out from a place quite near, —
50:42  The Day when they hear a real mighty Blast — that is the Day of Resurrection
50:43  It is indeed We Who give life and cause death; and to Us is the final destination
50:44  That Day the earth swiftly separates from them. That gathering — it is easy for Us
50:45  We know what they say! And you are not to be coercive on them. So admonish with the Qur'an such as fear My Warning