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76:1  Has there not been a time over humanity when he/she was nothing –not even a mention?
76:2  We created humanity from a union of gametes so that We may test him/her. We gave him/her [the gifts of] hearing and sight.
76:3  We showed him/her the way, whether he/she is grateful or ungrateful.
76:4  For the unbelievers, We have prepared chains, yokes, and a blazing fire.
76:5  As for the righteous, they shall drink from a cup, a mix of [a soothing tonic of] camphor.
76:6  [It will be] from a fountain where the worshipers of Allah drink. It will flow in unhindered abundance.
76:7  (The righteous) perform vows [of spiritual service]. They fear the day from which dread flies far and wide.
76:8  They provide food, in spite of their own want for it. [They provide it] to the indigent, the orphan, and the captive.
76:9  “Truly, We feed you for the sake of Allah alone. We expect no reward or thanks from you.
76:10  “We fear from our Lord a day of severe difficulty [if we do not follow His will].”
76:11  But Allah will deliver them from the harm of that day and will shed over them radiance and joy.
76:12  Because they were patient, He will reward them with a garden and silk.
76:13  Reclining in (the garden) on raised thrones, they will experience neither the sun [ie, unbearable heat] nor excessive cold.
76:14  The shades [of the garden] will hang near them. Bunches of fruit will hang low and accessible.
76:15  Among them will be passed vessels of silver and goblets of crystal.
76:16  [They will be] crystal clear and with silver. They will determine however much they want.
76:17  They will be given to drink a cup, mixed with ginger.
76:18  [It will be] from a fountain called Seek the Way.
76:19  Around them will be immortal youths. If you saw them, you would think of them as scattered pearls [so unblemished are they].
76:20  When you look around, you will see a blissful and magnificent realm.
76:21  Upon (the believers) will be green garments of fine silk and heavy brocade. They will be adorned with bracelets of silver. Their Lord will give them a pure and holy [non-intoxicating] drink.
76:22  Truly, this is a reward for you, and your endeavor is recognized.
76:23  We have bestowed upon you the Qur’an in portions.
76:24  Therefore, be patient for the command of your Lord. Do not heed the sinner or the disbeliever.
76:25  Remember the Name of your Lord morning and evening.
76:26  Part of the night, prostrate to Him. Glorify Him all through the night.
76:27  Truly, these [sinners] love the present life and disregard the difficult Day [of Judgment].
76:28  We created them and made their bodies durable. When We will, we can change their bodies into similar ones.
76:29  Truly, this is reminder: Whosoever will come may come to the [Straight] Way of the Lord.
76:30  But you cannot come except in accordance with Allah’s will. Indeed, Allah is the All-knowing, the Perfectly Wise.
76:31  He will admit to His mercy whom He will, but for the lost He has prepared a dreadful penalty.