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68:1  Nu’on. By the pen and what they write down,
68:2  You, (O' ‘Muhammad’), are not, by the Grace of your Lord, a madman.
68:3  For you, most surely, there will be a never-ending reward.
68:4  Indeed, You are endowed with sublime moral excellence.
68:5  You will see and they will also see
68:6  Which of you is infatuated with insanity.
68:7  Indeed, your Lord knows perfectly well who has gone astray from His path. And He knows perfectly well those who attain spiritual insight.
68:8  Pay no attention to those who refuse to accept the Truth.
68:9  They would like to (see you) compromise so that they may also compromise.
68:10  Pay no attention to any despicable oath-maker,
68:11  Slanderer, spreading vilification (in all directions),
68:12  Preventer of goodness, a sinful transgressor,
68:13  Villainous, besides all that, morally corrupt,
68:14  Even though he possesses hug wealth and many children.
68:15  When Our (Holy) ‘Verses’ are recited to him, he says: “Myths of the ancients."
68:16  We shall brand him on the snout.
68:17  Indeed, We have let them experience hardship as We let the owners of the garden experience hardship when they swore to pluck all its fruits in the morning
68:18  Without saying: “If Allâh wills it.”
68:19  So there came upon it a visitation form your Lord while they were asleep.
68:20  It became like dark gloomy night.
68:21  Then they called out to each other in the early morning:
68:22  “Go early to your cultivated garden, if you want to pluck the fruits.”
68:23  Thus, they set out while whispering to each other.
68:24  “Let not any poor enter it today while you are there.”
68:25  They went forth early in the morning, thinking that they were able to (drive the poor away from their garden).
68:26  But when they saw it, they said: "Indeed, we have gone astray.
68:27  No but the fact is we are deprived.
68:28  The most moderate one of them said: "Did I not tell you that you should celebrate the praises of your Lord and declare His divine glory?"
68:29  They said: "All glory belongs to our Lord. Indeed, we were grossly unfair and morally wrong."
68:30  Then they started blaming each other.
68:31  They said: "Woe unto us! Indeed, we were sinful aggressors.
68:32  Maybe, our Lord will give us in exchange a better one than this. Indeed, we turn in repentance to our Lord".
68:33  Such is the punishment. Indeed the punishment of the ‘Hereafter’ is greater if they did but know.
68:34  Indeed, the Pious will have, in the presence of their Lord, Gardens of bliss (in ‘Al-Jannah’)
68:35  Shall We then treat the ones who submit (themselves completely to the authority of Allâh) like the ungodly sinners?
68:36  What is the matter with you? How do you judge?
68:37  Or do you have a book in which you learn
68:38  That you will indeed have whatever you choose?
68:39  Or do you have covenants from Us on oath, extending to the day of Resurrection, that yours is surely whatever you judge?
68:40  Ask them which of them will vouch for that,
68:41  Or do they have partners? Then let them bring their partners if they are truthful.
68:42  The day will come when there will be a severe affliction. They will be ordered to prostrate themselves, but they will be unable to do so.
68:43  Their eyes will be cast down, and humiliation will cover them. They used to be called to prostrate themselves while they were yet unhurt.
68:44  Thus, leave Me alone with him who refuse this pronouncement. We will progressively lead them into their own destruction from whence they know not.
68:45  I will give them respite. My plan is firmly established.
68:46  Or do you ask them to give you a reward for (your efforts to guide them) while they are heavily burdened with debt?
68:47  Or do they have (the knowledge of) the unseen, so they write (it) down?
68:48  So wait with patience for the verdict of your lord and be not like the companion of the whale, (‘Jonah’), who cried out in despair.
68:49  Had not been a grace from his Lord reached him, he would certainly have been cast into the open land as a sinner.
68:50  But his Lord chose him and made him among the righteous.
68:51  Those who excessively indulge in disbelief (in Allâh) would almost smite you with their eyes when they hear the 'Revealer of Truth', (this Qur'an). Then they say: “Indeed, he is lunatic."
68:52  But it is nothing else than a 'Revealer of Truth' to all the worlds.