Al-Qamar

Qur'an

 Revealed 37th  

54:1
The Hour has come near, and the moon has split [in two].

54:2
And if they see a miracle, they turn away and say, "Passing magic."

54:3
And they denied and followed their inclinations.  But for every matter is a [time of] settlement.

54:4
And there has already come to them of information that in which there is deterrence -

54:5
Extensive wisdom - but warning does not avail [them].

54:6
So leave them, [O Muhammad].  The Day the Caller calls to something forbidding,

54:7
Their eyes humbled, they will emerge from the graves as if they were locusts spreading,

54:8
Racing ahead toward the Caller.  The disbelievers will say, "This is a difficult Day."

54:9
The people of Noah denied before them, and they denied Our servant and said, "A madman," and he was repelled.

54:10
So he invoked his Lord, "Indeed, I am overpowered, so help."
54:11
Then We opened the gates of the heaven with water pouring down [*Book of Enoch 89:2]

54:12
And caused the earth to burst with springs, and the waters met for a matter already predestined.  [*Genesis 7:11, *Book of Enoch 89:3]

54:13
And We carried him on a [construction of] planks and nails,

54:14
Sailing under Our observation as reward for he who had been denied.

54:15
And We left it as a sign, so are there any who will remember?

54:16
And how [severe] were My punishment and warning.

54:17
And We have certainly made the Qur'an easy for remembrance, so are there any who will remember?

54:18
'Aad denied; and how [severe] were My punishment and warning.

54:19
Indeed, We sent upon them a screaming wind on a day of continuous misfortune,

54:20
Extracting the people as if they were trunks of palm trees uprooted.

54:21
And how [severe] were My punishment and warning.

54:22
And We have certainly made the Qur'an easy for remembrance, so are there any who will remember?

54:23
Thamud denied the warning

54:24
And said, "Is it one human being among us that we should follow?  Indeed, we would then be in error and madness.

54:25
Has the message been sent down upon him from among us?  Rather, he is an insolent liar."

54:26
They will know tomorrow who is the insolent liar.

54:27
Indeed, We are sending the she-camel as trial for them, so watch them and be patient.

54:28
And inform them that the water is shared between them, each [day of] drink attended [by turn].

54:29
But they called their companion, and he dared and hamstrung [her].

54:30
And how [severe] were My punishment and warning.

54:31
Indeed, We sent upon them one blast from the heaven, and they became like the dry twig fragments of an [animal] pen.

54:32
And We have certainly made the Qur'an easy for remembrance, so are there any who will remember?

54:33
The people of Lot denied the warning.

54:34
Indeed, We sent upon them a storm of stones, except the family of Lot - We saved them before dawn

54:35
As favor from Us.  Thus do We reward he who is grateful.

54:36
And he had already warned them of Our assault, but they disputed the warning.

54:37
And they had demanded from him his guests [*Genesis 19:5], but We obliterated their eyes [*Genesis 19:11, *Wisdom of Solomon 19:17], [saying], "Taste My punishment and warning."

54:38
And there came upon them by dawn an abiding punishment.

54:39
So taste My punishment and warning.

54:40
And We have certainly made the Qur'an easy for remembrance, so are there any who will remember?

54:41
And there certainly came to the people of Pharaoh warning.

54:42
They denied Our signs, all of them, so We seized them with a seizure of one Exalted in Might and Perfect in Ability.

54:43
Are your disbelievers better than those [former ones], or have you immunity in the Scripture?

54:44
Or do they say, "We are an assembly supporting [each other]"?

54:45
[Their] assembly will be defeated, and they will turn their backs [in retreat].

54:46
But the Hour is their appointment [for due punishment], and the Hour is more disastrous and more bitter.

54:47
Indeed, the criminals are in error and madness.

54:48
The Day they are dragged into the Fire on their faces [it will be said], "Taste the touch of Saqar."

54:49
Indeed, all things We created with predestination.

54:50
And Our command is but one, like a glance of the eye. 

54:51
And We have already destroyed your kinds, so are there any who will remember?

54:52
And everything they did is in written records.

54:53
And every small and great [thing] is inscribed.

54:54
Indeed, the righteous will be among gardens and rivers,

54:55
In a seat of honor near a King, Perfect in Ability.

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