Quran Surah 44 - Ad-Dukhan (The Drought)
Ayat 1 - HA MIM.
Ayat 2 - The perspicuous Book is witness
Ayat 3 - (That) We sent it down one night of blessing -- so that We could warn --
Ayat 4 - On which all affairs are sorted out and decided
Ayat 5 - As commands from Us. It is indeed We who send (messengers),
Ayat 6 - A mercy from your Lord. Verily He is all- hearing and all-knowing,
Ayat 7 - The Lord of the heavens and the earth and all that lies between them, if you really do believe.
Ayat 8 - There is no god other than He, who gives you life and death, your Lord and the Lord of your fathers of old.
Ayat 9 - Yet they are lost in doubt and play.
Ayat 10 - So watch for the day when the sky begins to emit clear smoke,
Ayat 11 - Which would envelope mankind. That would be a grievous affliction.
Ayat 12 - "O Lord, take away this torment from us," (they will pray); "we have come to believe."
Ayat 13 - How can a warning benefit them? The Apostle who explained all things clearly had come to them,
Ayat 14 - But they turned away from him, and said: "He is well-instructed, (but) possessed."
Ayat 15 - If We remove the torment a little, you revert back (to misdeeds).
Ayat 16 - The day that We shall seize them with a grievous hold, We will indeed castigate them.
Ayat 17 - We had tried the people of Pharaoh before them. A respected prophet had come to them (saying):
Ayat 18 - "Deliver the creatures of God to me. I am the trusted messenger sent to you.
Ayat 19 - Do not think yourselves to be above God: I have come to you with clear authority.
Ayat 20 - I have taken refuge in my Lord and your Lord against your stoning me to death.
Ayat 21 - If you do not believe in me, leave me alone."
Ayat 22 - Then he called to his Lord: "These are a sinful people."
Ayat 23 - "Journey by night with My devotees," (it was said); "you will certainly be pursued.
Ayat 24 - (Cross and) leave the sea undisturbed. The (pursuing) hosts will surely be drowned,"
Ayat 25 - How many gardens and fountains did they leave behind,
Ayat 26 - And fields and stately mansions,
Ayat 27 - And the comfort they enjoyed.
Ayat 28 - Thus it was; and We passed them on to another people.
Ayat 29 - Neither did the heavens weep for them, nor the earth, nor were they granted respite.
Ayat 30 - So We saved the children of Israel from degrading suffering
Ayat 31 - They (had experienced) under the Pharaoh. He was certainly a tyrant, guilty of excess.
Ayat 32 - And We exalted them over the other people knowingly,
Ayat 33 - And sent them tokens to bring out the best in them.
Ayat 34 - Even then they say:
Ayat 35 - "There is no dying for us but once; and we shall not be raised again.
Ayat 36 - So bring our ancestors back, if you are truthful."
Ayat 37 - Are they better than the people of Tubba, and those who had lived before them, whom We destroyed as they were sinners?
Ayat 38 - We have not created the heavens and the earth and all that lies between them, out of play.
Ayat 39 - We created them with definite purpose; but most of them do not understand.
Ayat 40 - The Day of Judgement is your promised day of meeting,
Ayat 41 - The day when friend will help no friend in the least, nor will they be helped,
Ayat 42 - Apart from those to whom God is kind. He is all-mighty and all-merciful.
Ayat 43 - The tree of Zaqqum will indeed be
Ayat 44 - The food of sinners.
Ayat 45 - It is like pitch. It will fume in the belly
Ayat 46 - As does boiling water.
Ayat 47 - "Seize him and drag him into the depths of Hell," (it will be said),
Ayat 48 - "Then pour over his head the torment of scalding water."
Ayat 49 - "Taste it," (they will be told). "You were indeed the mighty and noble!
Ayat 50 - This is certainly what you had denied."
Ayat 51 - Surely those who fear and follow the straight path will be in a place of peace and security
Ayat 52 - In the midst of gardens and of springs,
Ayat 53 - Dressed in brocade and shot silk, facing one another.
Ayat 54 - Just like that. We shall pair them with companions with large black eyes.
Ayat 55 - They will call for every kind of fruit with satisfaction.
Ayat 56 - There they will not know any death apart from the first death they had died, and will be kept safe from the torment of Hell
Ayat 57 - By the beneficence of your Lord. This will be the great success.
Ayat 58 - Therefore We have made this (Qur´an) easy in your tongue. They may haply take a warning.
Ayat 59 - So you wait. They are also waiting.