Al-Insan

Qur'an

   Revealed 98th  

76:1
Has there [not] come upon man a period of time when he was not a thing [even] mentioned?

76:2
Indeed, We created man from a sperm-drop mixture that We may try him; and We made him hearing and seeing.

76:3
Indeed, We guided him to the way, be he grateful or be he ungrateful.

76:4
Indeed, We have prepared for the disbelievers chains and shackles and a blaze.

76:5
Indeed, the righteous will drink from a cup [of wine] whose mixture is of Kafur,

76:6
A spring of which the [righteous] servants of God will drink; they will make it gush forth in force [and abundance].

76:7
They [are those who] fulfill [their] vows and fear a Day whose evil will be widespread.

76:8
And they give food in spite of love for it to the needy, the orphan, and the captive,

76:9
[Saying], "We feed you only for the Countenance of God.  We wish not from you reward or gratitude.

76:10
Indeed, we fear from our Lord a Day austere and distressful."

76:11
So God will protect them from the evil of that Day and give them radiance and happiness

76:12
And will reward them for what they patiently endured [with] a garden [in Paradise] and silk [garments].

76:13
[They will be] reclining therein on adorned couches.  They will not see therein any sun [*Revelation 7:16] or cold.

76:14
And near above them are its shades, and its [fruit] to be picked will be lowered in compliance.

76:15
And there will be circulated among them vessels of silver and cups having been clear,

76:16
Clear glasses from silver of which they have determined the measure.

76:17
And they will be given to drink a cup [of wine] whose mixture is of ginger

76:18
[From] a fountain within Paradise named Salsabeel.

76:19
There will circulate among them young boys made eternal.  When you see them, you would think them [as beautiful as] scattered pearls.

76:20
And when you look there [in Paradise], you will see pleasure and great dominion.

76:21
Upon the inhabitants will be green garments of fine silk and brocade.  And they will be adorned with bracelets of silver, and their Lord will give them a purifying drink.

76:22
[And it will be said], "Indeed, this is for you a reward, and your effort has been appreciated."

76:23
Indeed, it is We who have sent down to you, the Qur'an progressively.

76:24
So be patient for the decision of your Lord and do not obey from among them a sinner or ungrateful [disbeliever].

76:25
And mention the name of your Lord [in prayer] morning and afternoon  [*Psalms 5:3, *Psalms 55:17]

76:26
And during the night prostrate to Him and exalt Him a long [part of the] night.

76:27
Indeed, these [disbelievers] love the immediate and leave behind them a grave Day.

76:28
We have created them and strengthened their forms, and when We will, We can change their likenesses with [complete] alteration.

76:29
Indeed, this is a reminder, so he who wills may take to his Lord a way.

76:30
And you do not will except that God wills.  Indeed, God is ever Knowing and Wise.  [*James 4:15]

76:31
He admits whom He wills into His mercy; but the wrongdoers - He has prepared for them a painful punishment.

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