And he who is at this side6 shall say, This is what I am prepared with against thee.
And God will say, Cast into Hell, ye twain, every infidel, every hardened one,
The hinderer of the good, the transgressor, the doubter,
Who set up other gods with God. Cast ye him into the fierce torment.
He who is at his side shall say, O our Lord! I led him not astray, yet was he in an error wide of truth.
He shall say, Wrangle not in my presence. I had plied you beforehand with menaces:
My doom changeth not, and I am not unjust to man.
On that day will we cry to Hell, Art thou full? And it shall say, Are there more?7
And not far from thence shall Paradise be brought near unto the Pious:
This is what ye have been promised: to every one who hath turned in penitence to God and kept his laws;
Who hath feared the God of Mercy in secret, and come to him with a contrite heart:
Enter it in peace: this is the day of Eternity.
There shall they have all that they can desire: and ours will it be to augment their bliss:
And how many generations have we destroyed ere the days of these (Meccans), mightier than they in strength! Search ye then the land. Is there any escape?
Lo! herein is warning for him who hath a heart, or giveth ear, and is himself an eye-witness.8
We created the heavens and the earth and all that is between them in six days, and no weariness touched us.9
Wherefore put up with what they say, and celebrate the praise of thy Lord before sunrise and before sunset:
The day on which men shall in truth hear that shout will be the day of their coming forth from the grave.
Verily, we cause to live, and we cause to die. To us shall all return.
On the day when the earth shall swiftly cleave asunder over the dead, will this gathering be easy to Us.
We know best what the infidels say: and thou art not to compel them.
Warn then by the Koran those who fear my menace.
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