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76:1  Is it not a fact that there was a time when the human being was nothing to be mentioned?
76:2  We created the human from a liquid mixture, from two parents, in order to test him. Thus, we made him a hearer and a seer.
76:3  We showed him the two paths, then he is either appreciative, or unappreciative.
76:4  We prepared for the disbelievers chains, shackles, and a blazing Hell.
76:5  As for the virtuous, they will drink from cups spiced with nectar.
76:6  A spring that is reserved for GOD's servants; it will gush out as they will.
76:7  They fulfill their pledges, and reverence a day that is extremely difficult.
76:8  They donate their favorite food to the poor, the orphan, and the captive.
76:9  "We feed you for the sake of GOD; we expect no reward from you, nor thanks.
76:10  "We fear from our Lord a day that is full of misery and trouble."
76:11  Consequently, GOD protects them from the evils of that day, and rewards them with joy and contentment.
76:12  He rewards them for their steadfastness with Paradise, and silk.
76:13  They relax therein on luxurious furnishings. They suffer neither the heat of the sun, nor any cold.
76:14  The shade covers them therein, and the fruits are brought within reach.
76:15  They are served drinks in silver containers and cups that are translucent.
76:16  Translucent cups, though made of silver; they rightly deserved all this.
76:17  They enjoy drinks of delicious flavors.
76:18  From a spring therein known as "Salsabeel."
76:19  Serving them will be immortal servants. When you see them, they will look like scattered pearls.
76:20  Wherever you look, you will see bliss, and a wonderful dominion.
76:21  On them will be clothes of green velvet, satin, and silver ornaments. Their Lord will provide them with pure drinks.
76:22  This is the reward that awaits you, for your efforts have been appreciated.
76:23  We have revealed to you this Quran; a special revelation from us.
76:24  You shall steadfastly carry out your Lord's commandments, and do not obey any sinful disbeliever among them.
76:25  And commemorate the name of your Lord day and night.
76:26  During the night, fall prostrate before Him, and glorify Him many a long night.
76:27  These people are preoccupied with this fleeting life, while disregarding - just ahead of them - a heavy day.
76:28  We created them, and established them, and, whenever we will, we can substitute others in their place.
76:29  This is a reminder: whoever wills shall choose the path to his Lord.
76:30  Whatever you will is in accordance with GOD's will. GOD is Omniscient, Wise.
76:31  He admits whomever He wills into His mercy. As for the transgressors, He has prepared for them a painful retribution.