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88:1  Have you heard the story of the overwhelming calamity?
88:2  Some faces that day will be humiliated.
88:3  [They will be] sullen and tired.
88:4  [That will be] while they enter the blazing fire.
88:5  [That will be] while they are given to drink from a boiling spring.
88:6  There will be no food for them except a bitter, thorny plant.
88:7  It will neither nourish nor satisfy hunger.
88:8  Some faces that day will be joyful.
88:9  [They will be] pleased with their striving.
88:10  [They will be] in a garden on high.
88:11  They will hear no foolish talk.
88:12  In it will be a bubbling spring.
88:13  In it will be thrones raised high.
88:14  [There will be] placed goblets.
88:15  [There will be] cushions set in rows.
88:16  Rich carpets will be laid.
88:17  Do they not observe the camels and how they are made?
88:18  [Do they not observe] the sky and how it is raised high?
88:19  [Do they not observe] the mountains and how they are firmly fixed?
88:20  [Do they not observe] the earth and how it is spread?
88:21  Give advisement, for you are one to advise.
88:22  You can’t control them.
88:23  If anyone turns away and rejects faith,…
88:24  …Allah will punish him/her with the greatest punishment.
88:25  Truly, to Us will be their return.
88:26  It will be up to Us to make them accountable.