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69:1  The infallible
69:2  What is the infallible
69:3  And what shall cause thee to understand what the infallible is
69:4  The tribes of Thamud and Ad denied as a falsehood the day which shall strike men's hearts with terror
69:5  But Thamud were destroyed by a terrible noise
69:6  And Ad were destroyed by a roaring and furious wind
69:7  which God caused to assail them for seven nights and eight days successively: Thou mightest have seen people, during the same, lying prostrate, as though they had been the roots of hollow palm-trees
69:8  and couldest thou have seen any of them remaining
69:9  Pharaoh also, and those who were before him, and the cities which were overthrown, were guilty of sin
69:10  and they severally were disobedient to the apostle of their Lord; wherefore He chastised them with an abundant chastisement
69:11  When the water of the deluge arose, We carried you in the ark which swam thereon
69:12  that We might make the same a memorial unto you, and the retaining ear might retain it
69:13  And when one blast shall sound the trumpet
69:14  and the earth shall be moved from its place, and the mountains also, and shall be dashed in pieces at one stroke
69:15  On that day the inevitable hour of judgment shall suddenly come
69:16  and the heavens shall cleave in sunder, and shall fall in pieces, on that day
69:17  And the angels shall be on the sides thereof; and eight shall bear the throne of thy Lord above them, on that day
69:18  On that day ye shall be presented before the judgment seat of God; and none of your secret actions shall be hidden
69:19  And he who shall have his book delivered into his right hand, shall say, take ye, read this my book
69:20  verily I thought that I should be brought to this my account
69:21  He shall lead a pleasing life
69:22  in a lofty garden
69:23  the fruits whereof shall be near to gather
69:24  Eat and drink with easy digestion; because of the good works which ye sent before you, in the days which are past
69:25  But he who shall have his book delivered into his left hand, shall say, O that I had not received this my book
69:26  and that I had not known what this my account was
69:27  O that death had made an end of me
69:28  My riches have not profited me
69:29  and my power is passed from me
69:30  And God shall say to the keepers of hell, take him, and bind him
69:31  and cast him into hell to be burned
69:32  then put him into a chain of the length of seventy cubits
69:33  Because he believed not in the great God
69:34  and was not solicitous to feed the poor
69:35  Wherefore this day he shall have no friend here
69:36  nor any food, but the filthy corruption flowing from the bodies of the damned
69:37  which none shall eat but the sinners
69:38  I swear by that which ye see
69:39  and that which ye see not
69:40  that this is the discourse of an honourable apostle
69:41  and not the discourse of a poet: How little do ye believe
69:42  Neither is it the discourse of a soothsayer: How little are ye admonished
69:43  It is a revelation from the Lord of all creatures
69:44  If Mohammed had forged any part of these discourses concerning Us
69:45  verily We had taken him by the right hand
69:46  and had cut in sunder the vein of his heart
69:47  neither would We have withheld any of you from chastising him
69:48  And verily this book is an admonition unto the pious
69:49  and We well know that there are some of you who charge the same with imposture
69:50  But it shall surely be an occasion of grievous sighing unto the infidels
69:51  for it is the truth of a certainty
69:52  Wherefore praise the name of thy Lord, the great God