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88:1  Has the news of the Calamity overwhelming (everything) reached you
88:2  Many faces on that Day will be humiliated and degraded
88:3  (Forgetting Allah,) toiling (for worldly gains), sustaining (strenuous) rigours (for a fleeting luxury)
88:4  Will plunge into the Blazing Fire
88:5  (They will be) offered to drink (water) from a boiling spring
88:6  They will have no food except thorny and dry venomous herbage
88:7  (This food) will neither nourish nor gratify hunger
88:8  (On the contrary) that Day a number of faces will be (pleasing to the eye,) glowing with joy and freshness
88:9  Delighted and rejoicing over their (righteous) travail
88:10  (Abiding) in a magnificent Paradise
88:11  Where they will not hear anything absurd (as the disbelievers used to say to them in the world)
88:12  In it there will be flowing springs
88:13  And raised-up couches (laid)
88:14  And goblets (decently) set in place
88:15  And silken cushions orderly lined up
88:16  And soft and refined carpets and rugs (richly) spread
88:17  (The disbelievers wonder how all that would be arranged in Paradise. So) do they not see how the camel has been created (in an unusual form)
88:18  And (do they not observe) how the heaven is raised so high (with its vast expanse)
88:19  And (do they not see) how the mountains have been created (raised out of the earth)
88:20  (Nor do they consider) how the earth has been spread out (besides its round shape)
88:21  So, continuously admonish them, for you are but an admonisher
88:22  You are not imposed upon them (as) an oppressor and persecutor
88:23  But anyone who turns away and becomes a disbeliever
88:24  Allah will torment him with the greatest punishment
88:25  Indeed, it is to Us that they will return (in the end)
88:26  Then, surely, it is Our concern to call them to account