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In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful.
Pickthall In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.
Muhsin Khan By the dawn;
Pickthall By the Dawn
Muhsin Khan By the ten nights (i.e. the first ten days of the month of Dhul-Hijjah).
Pickthall And ten nights,
Muhsin Khan And by the even and the odd (of all the creations of Allah).
Pickthall And the Even and the Odd,
Muhsin Khan And by the night when it departs.
Pickthall And the night when it departeth,
Muhsin Khan There is indeed in them (the above oaths) sufficient proofs for men of understanding (and that, they should avoid all kinds of sins and disbeliefs, etc.)!
Pickthall There surely is an oath for thinking man.
Muhsin Khan Did you (O Muhammad (Peace be upon him)) not see (thought) how your Lord dealt with 'Ad (people)?
Pickthall Dost thou not consider how thy Lord dealt with (the tribe of) A'ad,
Muhsin Khan Who were very tall like lofty pillars,
Pickthall With many-columned Iram,
Muhsin Khan The like of which were not created in the land?
Pickthall The like of which was not created in the lands;
Muhsin Khan And (with) Thamud (people), who cut (hewed) out rocks in the valley (to make dwellings)?
Pickthall And with (the tribe of) Thamud, who clove the rocks in the valley;
Muhsin Khan And (with) Fir'aun (Pharaoh), who had pegs (who used to torture men by binding them to pegs)?
Pickthall And with Pharaoh, firm of might,
Muhsin Khan Who did transgress beyond bounds in the lands (in the disobedience of Allah).
Pickthall Who (all) were rebellious (to Allah) in these lands,
Muhsin Khan And made therein much mischief.
Pickthall And multiplied iniquity therein?
Muhsin Khan So your Lord poured on them different kinds of severe torment.
Pickthall Therefore thy Lord poured on them the disaster of His punishment.
Muhsin Khan Verily, your Lord is Ever Watchful (over them).
Pickthall Lo! thy Lord is ever watchful.
Muhsin Khan As for man, when his Lord tries him by giving him honour and gifts, then he says (puffed up): "My Lord has honoured me."
Pickthall As for man, whenever his Lord trieth him by honouring him, and is gracious unto him, he saith: My Lord honoureth me.
Muhsin Khan But when He tries him, by straitening his means of life, he says: "My Lord has humiliated me!"
Pickthall But whenever He trieth him by straitening his means of life, he saith: My Lord despiseth me.
Muhsin Khan Nay! But you treat not the orphans with kindness and generosity (i.e. you neither treat them well, nor give them their exact right of inheritance)!
Pickthall Nay, but ye (for your part) honour not the orphan
Muhsin Khan And urge not on the feeding of AlMiskin (the poor)!
Pickthall And urge not on the feeding of the poor.
Muhsin Khan And you devour inheritance all with greed,
Pickthall And ye devour heritages with devouring greed.
Muhsin Khan And you love wealth with much love!
Pickthall And love wealth with abounding love.
Muhsin Khan Nay! When the earth is ground to powder,
Pickthall Nay, but when the earth is ground to atoms, grinding, grinding,
Muhsin Khan And your Lord comes with the angels in rows,
Pickthall And thy Lord shall come with angels, rank on rank,
Muhsin Khan And Hell will be brought near that Day. On that Day will man remember, but how will that remembrance (then) avail him?
Pickthall And hell is brought near that day; on that day man will remember, but how will the remembrance (then avail him)?
Muhsin Khan He will say: "Alas! Would that I had sent forth (good deeds) for (this) my life!"
Pickthall He will say: Ah, would that I had sent before me (some provision) for my life!
Muhsin Khan So on that Day, none will punish as He will punish.
Pickthall None punisheth as He will punish on that day!
Muhsin Khan And none will bind as He will bind.
Pickthall None bindeth as He then will bind.
Muhsin Khan (It will be said to the pious): "O (you) the one in (complete) rest and satisfaction!
Pickthall But ah! thou soul at peace!
Muhsin Khan "Come back to your Lord, Well-pleased (yourself) and well-pleasing unto Him!
Pickthall Return unto thy Lord, content in His good pleasure!
Muhsin Khan "Enter you, then, among My honoured slaves,
Pickthall Enter thou among My bondmen!
Muhsin Khan "And enter you My Paradise!"
Pickthall Enter thou My Garden!
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