Surah 88 - The Overwhelming
In the Name
of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.
not there come to you the news of the overwhelming calamity?
(Some) faces on that day shall be downcast,
Entering into burning fire,
to drink from a boiling spring.
shall have no food but of thorns,
will neither fatten nor avail against hunger.
(Other) faces on that day shall be happy,
Well-pleased because of their striving,
[88.10] In a
Wherein you shall not hear vain talk.
Therein is a fountain flowing,
Therein are thrones raised high,
drinking-cups ready placed,
cushions set in a row,
carpets spread out.
they not then consider the camels, how they are created?
the heaven, how it is reared aloft,
the mountains, how they are firmly fixed,
the earth, how it is made a vast expanse?
Therefore do remind, for you are only a reminder.
are not a watcher over them;
whoever turns back and disbelieves,
Allah will chastise him with the greatest chastisement.
Surely to Us is their turning back,
surely upon Us is the taking of their account.
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