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54:1  The Hour draws near, and the moon is split asunder.
54:2  But if they see a sign they turn away and say, 'Magic, continuous.'
54:3  And they call it a lie and follow their lusts; but every matter is settled.
54:4  And certainly there has come to them information with restraint in it -
54:5  Wisdom far-reaching; but warnings do not avail.
54:6  So turn away from them! The day when the caller shall call to a difficult thing.
54:7  Humbly casting down their looks, they shall come forth from the graves, as though they were locusts scattered abroad.
54:8  Hurrying forward to the caller. The disbelievers shall say, 'This is a difficult day.'
54:9  The people of Noah denied before them, and they called our servant a liar; and said, 'A madman.' And he was rejected.
54:10  So he called upon his Lord, 'Indeed, I am overcome, so help!'
54:11  Then We opened the gates of heaven with water pouring down.
54:12  And We made the earth flow forth in springs, and the waters met for a matter decreed.
54:13  And We carried him on a thing of planks and nails;
54:14  Sailing on beneath Our eyes, a reward for him who had been denied.
54:15  And certainly We left it as a sign; - but is there any who will remember?
54:16  And how was My punishment and My warning?
54:17  And certainly We have made the Quran easy to remember - but is there any who will remember?
54:18  'Ad denied; and how was My punishment and My warning?
54:19  Indeed, We sent on them an intensely cold wind on a day of continuous misfortune.
54:20  Plucking up men as if they were stumps of uprooted palm-trees.
54:21  And how was My punishment and My warning?
54:22  And certainly We have made the Quran easy to remember - but is there any who will remember?
54:23  Thamud called the warnings lies,
54:24  And said, 'A mortal, one of us, shall we follow him? Then indeed we would be in error and madness.
54:25  Is the reminder cast on him alone among us? Nay, he is an insolent liar.'
54:26  They shall know tomorrow who is the insolent liar.
54:27  Indeed, We are sending the she-camel as a trial for them, so watch them and be patient.
54:28  And inform them that the water is shared between them; each draught shall be sought by turns.
54:29  Then they called their companion, and he took and hamstrung.
54:30  And how was My punishment and My warning?
54:31  Indeed, We sent against them one noise, and they were like the dry plants of the fold builder.
54:32  And certainly We have made the Quran easy to remember - but is there any who will remember?
54:33  Lot's people denied the warning.
54:34  Indeed, We sent upon them a storm of stones, except the family of Lot, We saved them before dawn -
54:35  A favour from Us; thus We reward him who is thankful.
54:36  And he certainly had warned them of Our assault, but they doubted the warning.
54:37  And certainly they demanded from him his guests; so We effaced their eyes. So taste My punishment and warning.
54:38  And certainly there overtook them in the morning a settled punishment.
54:39  So taste My punishment and warning.
54:40  And certainly We have made the Quran easy to remember - but is there any who will remember?
54:41  And certainly the warning came to Pharaoh's people;
54:42  They denied Our signs, all of them, so We seized them with the seizing of a mighty, powerful.
54:43  Are your disbelievers better than those, or have you an immunity in the scriptures?
54:44  Or do they say, 'We are a victorious host?'
54:45  Soon the hosts shall be routed and shall turn their backs.
54:46  Nay, the Hour is their promised time. And the Hour is most severe and bitter.
54:47  Indeed, the sinners are in error and madness.
54:48  The day they shall be dragged into the fire upon their faces. - 'Taste the touch of Hell.'
54:49  Indeed, everything have We created by decree,
54:50  And Our command is but one, like the twinkling of an eye.
54:51  And certainly We have destroyed the likes of you - but is there any who will remember?
54:52  And everything they do is in the books,
54:53  And every small and great is written down.
54:54  Indeed, the pious shall be in gardens and rivers,
54:55  In a seat of truth, with a powerful King.