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70:1  A questioner asked for a punishment bound to happen.
70:2  For the unbelievers, there is none to avert it.
70:3  From God, the Lord of the ascending pathways.
70:4  The angels and the Spirit ascend unto Him, on a Day that spans fifty thousand years.
70:5  So, be patient with a beautiful patience.
70:6  They perceive it as far off.
70:7  But We see it as near.
70:8  On that Day, the sky will resemble molten copper.
70:9  And the mountains will appear like tufts of wool.
70:10  No friend will ask of a friend.
70:11  Although they will be shown to each other, the criminal would wish to ransom himself from the punishment of that Day by offering his children.
70:12  And his girlfriend and his brother.
70:13  And his family that sheltered him.
70:14  And everyone on earth, entirely so, then it could save him.
70:15  No indeed! It is a blazing flame.
70:16  Snatching away the scalps.
70:17  Calling those who turned their backs and fled.
70:18  And hoarded and stored away.
70:19  Man was created anxious.
70:20  Agitated when misfortune touches him.
70:21  And tight-fisted when good reaches him.
70:22  Except for those who pray.
70:23  Who remain constant in their prayers.
70:24  And in whose wealth is a known right.
70:25  For the asker and the deprived.
70:26  And those who affirm the Day of Judgment.
70:27  And those who dread their Lord’s punishment.
70:28  Their Lord’s punishment isn’t to be underestimated.
70:29  And those who guard their purity.
70:30  Except for their spouses and those they rightfully possess, for then they are not to be blamed.
70:31  But those who seek anything beyond that are the trespassers.
70:32  And those who keep to their trusts and covenants.
70:33  And those who stand by their testimonies.
70:34  And those who are diligent in their prayers.
70:35  These will be in Gardens, honored.
70:36  So, why do these unbelievers suddenly rush towards you, from every direction?
70:37  From the right and from the left, in droves?
70:38  Does each one of them aspire to be admitted into a Garden of Bliss?
70:39  No indeed! We created them from what they know.
70:40  By the Lord of the sunrises and the sunsets, We are capable.
70:41  Of replacing them with others better than them. We are not overtaken.
70:42  So, let them indulge and play until they encounter their promised Day.
70:43  The Day they will rush out from the graves, as if they were racing towards a goal post.
70:44  Their eyes will be downcast, humiliation will overshadow them. This the Day which they were being promised.