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80:1  He frowned and turned away
80:2  when the blind man came to him.
80:3  How could you tell? He might have sought to purify himself.
80:4  He might have been reminded and the reminder might have profited him.
80:5  But to the one who considered himself self- sufficient
80:6  you were all attention.
80:7  Yet the fault would not be yours if he remained uncleansed.
80:8  As to him who comes to you with zeal,
80:9  and with a feeling of fear in his heart,
80:10  him you ignore.
80:11  No indeed! This is an admonition.
80:12  Let him who will, bear it in mind.
80:13  It is written on honoured pages,
80:14  exalted, purified,
80:15  by the hands of noble and devout scribes. (15-16
80:16  [see 15
80:17  Perish man! How ungrateful he is!
80:18  Of what did God create him?
80:19  Of a drop of sperm. He created him and proportioned him.
80:20  He makes his path smooth for him.
80:21  He then causes him to die and puts him in his grave.
80:22  He will surely bring him back to life when He pleases.
80:23  But by no means has man fulfilled His bidding.
80:24  Let man reflect on the food he eats:
80:25  how We pour down the rain in torrents,
80:26  and cleave the earth in fissures;
80:27  how We bring forth the corn,
80:28  the grapes, and the fresh vegetation,
80:29  the olive and the palm,
80:30  the dense-treed gardens,
80:31  the fruit-trees and the green pastures,
80:32  for you and your cattle to delight in.
80:33  But when the stunning blast is sounded,
80:34  on that day everyone will forsake his brother,
80:35  his mother and his father,
80:36  his wife and his children:
80:37  for each one of them will on that day have enough preoccupations of his own.
80:38  Some faces on that day shall be beaming,
80:39  smiling and joyful.
80:40  Some other faces on that day shall be covered with dust,
80:41  veiled with darkness.
80:42  These shall be the faces of the unbelievers, the hardened in sin.