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70:1  A questioner may question the inevitable retribution.
70:2  For the disbelievers, none can stop it.
70:3  From GOD; Possessor of the highest Height.
70:4  The angels, with their reports, climb to Him in a day that equals fifty thousand years.
70:5  Therefore, you shall resort to a gracious patience.
70:6  KHALIFA:For they see it far away.
70:7  While we see it very close.
70:8  The day will come when the sky will be like molten rocks.
70:9  The mountains will be like fluffy wool.
70:10  KHALIFA:No friend will care about his close friend.
70:11  When they see them, the guilty will wish he could give his own children as ransom, to spare him the retribution of that day.
70:12  Also his spouse, and his brothe
70:13  Even his whole tribe that raised him.
70:14  Even all the people on earth, if it would save him.
70:15  No; it is aflame.
70:16  KHALIFA:Eager to burn.
70:17  It calls on those who turned away.
70:18  Those who hoarded and counted.
70:19  Indeed, the human being is anxious.
70:20  If touched by adversity, despondent.
70:21  If blessed by wealth, stingy.
70:22  Except for the worshipers.
70:23  Who always observe their contact prayers (Salat).
70:24  Part of their money is set aside.
70:25  For the poor and the need
70:26  They believe in the Day of Judgment.
70:27  They reverence their Lord's requital.
70:28  Their Lord's requital is not taken for granted.
70:29  They keep their chastity.
70:30  (They have relations) only with their spouses, or what is legally theirs
70:31  anyone who transgresses these limits is a sinner.
70:32  And the believers keep their word; they are trustworthy.
70:33  Their testimony is truthful.
70:34  They consistently observe their contact prayers (Salat) on time.
70:35  They have deserved a position of honor in Paradise.
70:36  What is keeping those who disbelieved from joining you?
70:37  To the right, and to the left, they flee.
70:38  How can any of them expect to enter the blissful Paradise?
70:39  Never; we created them, and they know from what.
70:40  I solemnly swear by the Lord of the easts and the wests; we are able -
70:41  KHALIFA:to substitute better people in your place; we can never be defeated.
70:42  Therefore, let them blunder and play, until they meet the day that is awaiting them.
70:43  That is the day they come out of the graves in a hurry, as if herded to the (sacrificial) altars.
70:44  With their eyes subdued, shame will cover them. That is the day that is awaiting them.