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You just do not know what the Day of Reality is like
The people of Thamud -the Thamudites- and those of 'Ad - the 'Adites denied that Day of the stunning roar concurrent with the collision of the celestial bodies
The Thamudites were destroyed by an overwhelming thunderous convulsion of the earth's surface produced by a natural force within the earth's crust
And the 'Adites were destroyed by a cold terrifying destructive hurricane, merciless, pitiless and unrelenting
Which hurricane was calculated and directed against them for seven successive nights and eight successive days; you could see their dwellings collapsing making fresh victims. They lay prostrate as if they were hollow trunks of palm trees tumbled down by an unruly wind
And now do you see any of them who had outlasted or remained a survivor
And there were Pharaoh and those before him and those of the corrupt cities who wickedly committed the unprecedented sin; all of whom did evil in exchange for good
They disobeyed the Messenger of Allah their Creator, so He stunned them and overtook them by a condign punishment making them unable to hold their own
When the water gained advantage on the kingdom of the shore and inundated the land, We carried you in the Ark which We kept afloat
An incident which was a signal instance serving as a deterrent in order that you preserve its memory and the bowing ear absorbs it
When the trumpet is blown once or sounded and all those in heaven and on earth are dumbfounde
And the earth and the mountains are given a lift and in one crash they are pounded, ending with the wrecks of matter and the crush of the Worlds
There and then has the Hour of Truth come to pass, and has been actuated
And the heavens have been parted asunder, and with frailty they stand shaky and agitated
And the angels now standing in attention, high will eight of them carry your Creator's throne
There and then shall all of you have audience of Allah for judgment, and not a single action of your worldly deeds will be hidden or unknown
Then he who is given his book, bearing his record, in his right hand will joyfully say to those he meets: "there, you may read my book lending radiance of the divine glory"
"I was convinced", he adds, "of the truth of The Day of Judgement when I would be requited the like for the like"
Such persons whose deeds were imprinted with wisdom and piety shall live in comfort and delight
In Gardens exalted and blissful, spectacular and most pleasing to the sight
With fruits on branches springing up and down to be always within easy reach and always in their sight
Welcomed therein, they will be told: "Eat and drink and enjoy all that affords pleasure, in return for the works of equity you had done in the days bygone"
But he whose book, bearing his record, is given in his left hand will pitifully say: "I wish I had suffered eternal death then I would never have been given that book"
"Nor would I have been asked to answer for conduct not knowing what language shall my countenance speak nor what shall it look like"
"I wish my death were the end and the final catastrophe."
"What good did my wealth do me?"
"My power, my influence, and my authority have vanished and my realm has collapsed!"
Seize him, bind him and make fast with a tie
Then throw him in the fire to be tortured but not to die
And fix him upon a chain seventy cubits ( or forearms ) long
Never did he accept, or recognize Allah, the Almighty
Nor did he encourage ministering to the necessities and demands of the indigent
He will not find here any who would afford him help or deliver him from Allah's retributory punishment
Nor will he feed except upon the bloody rotten discharges
Which no one consumes but the wicked who are destined to make their abode in Hell
I swear by all that you can see
And by all that you cannot see
That the words uttered are sacred words expressed by an honourable Messenger -the Spirit or the Messenger- held in high esteem
And not a gifted utterance championed by a poet that you could hardly believe
Nor is it a prophecy foretold by a foreteller that you do not, reflect upon with close attention
It -the utterance- is that of sacred words revealed by Allah, the Creator of the worlds, past present and those to come
And if he -the Messenger- had uttered error against Us and his heart worked iniquity
We. would have smitten him by the right
And We would have broken the continuity of blood flow in his major artery close to his heart besides a grievous woeful future plight
And no one among~ you could defend him from Us
But it -the utterance- is a Revelation to remind those who entertain the profound reverence dutiful to Allah
We do know that among you people are some who refuse to admit the truth of the Quran, albeit it is convincing, and quite clear
And that it has distressed the minds of those who refuse to acknowledge Allah and are satisfied with the age of discord
But it is the Absolute Truth which together with reality does accord
And so, praise the attributes and advance the glory of the Name of Allah, your Creator