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70:1  A questioner asked for the torment which is sure to come about
70:2  Upon the disbelievers, which no one can repel
70:3  (That will befall) from Allah, Who is the Lord of the Ascending Steps to Heaven (and of the higher ranks and grades of spiritual hierarchy)
70:4  The angels and al-Ruh al-Amin (the Spirit) rise towards His (Throne) in a Day which measures fifty thousand years (according to the worldly scale).
70:5  So, (O Beloved,) observe patience (on the assertions of the disbelievers) without regrets
70:6  Surely, they imagine that (Day) to be far off
70:7  But We see it very near
70:8  On that Day the sky will become like molten copper
70:9  And the mountains like (flakes of) coloured wool
70:10  And no friend will enquire after his friend
70:11  (Though) they will be shown (to one another). The sinner would desire to ransom himself from the torment of that Day by his children
70:12  And (by giving) his wife and his brother
70:13  And (all) his family who used to provide him shelter
70:14  And all the people on earth (as recompense for himself), so that this (atonement) may save him from (Allah’s torment)
70:15  But no! By no means! Surely, that is a Flaming Fire
70:16  Stripping off the skin of all the limbs and the scalp
70:17  It is calling him who turned his back (on the truth) and turned away
70:18  And (he who) accumulated wealth and then held it (from distribution)
70:19  Surely, man has been created impatient and greedy
70:20  He gets upset and worried when some hardship (or financial loss) afflicts him
70:21  But becomes miserly when he receives good fortune (or affluence)
70:22  Except for those who offer Prayer
70:23  And are constant in their Prayer
70:24  And those (who are committed to sacrifice and) in whose wealth there is a fixed share
70:25  Of one who begs and of one who is needy but does not beg
70:26  And those who affirm the Day of Requital
70:27  And those who fear the torment of their Lord
70:28  Surely, the torment of their Lord is not a thing which should not be feared
70:29  And those who safeguard their private parts
70:30  Except from their wives or the female slaves they possess. So (in this) there is no blame on them
70:31  But he who looks for more than that, then it is they who transgress the limits
70:32  And those who safeguard their trusts and promises
70:33  And those who stand firm on their testimonies
70:34  And those who safeguard their Prayers
70:35  It is they who will enjoy great honour and respect in the Gardens
70:36  So what is the matter with the disbelievers that they are coming towards you running
70:37  From the right as well as the left, in groups
70:38  Does every one of them hope that he may be admitted to the Garden of Bliss (without faith and deeds)
70:39  Certainly not! Surely, We have created them from a substance which they (also) know
70:40  So I swear by the Lord of the easts and the wests that surely We have Absolute Power
70:41  To replace them with people better than them and We are not at all incapable (of doing it)
70:42  So leave them occupied with their absurd talk and pastime until they meet that Day of theirs which they have been promised
70:43  The Day when they will come forth from their graves in haste as if they are running towards the temples of their idols
70:44  (Their plight) will be that their eyes will be cast down (with shame and fear) and disgrace enveloping them. It is this Day which they were promised