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Sura 69: The Inevitable
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Qur'an 69:1[edit]

The Reality.

Qur'an 69:1 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:2[edit]

What is the Reality?

Qur'an 69:2 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:3[edit]

What will make you understand what the Reality is?

Qur'an 69:3 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:4[edit]

Thamood and Aad denied the Catastrophe.

Qur'an 69:4 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:5[edit]

As for Thamood, they were annihilated by the Overwhelming.

Qur'an 69:5 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:6[edit]

And as for Aad; they were annihilated by a furious, roaring wind.

Qur'an 69:6 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:7[edit]

He unleashed it upon them for seven nights and eight days, in succession. You could see the people tossed around, as though they were stumps of hollow palm-trees.

Qur'an 69:7 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:8[edit]

Can you see any remnant of them?

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Qur'an 69:9[edit]

Then Pharaoh came, and those before him, and the Overturned Cities steeped in sin.

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Qur'an 69:10[edit]

But they disobeyed the messenger of their Lord, so He seized them with an overpowering grip.

Qur'an 69:10 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:11[edit]

When the waters overflowed, We carried you in the cruising ship.

Qur'an 69:11 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:12[edit]

To make it a lesson for you—so that retaining ears may retain it.

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Qur'an 69:13[edit]

Then, when the Trumpet is sounded a single time.

Qur'an 69:13 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:14[edit]

And the earth and the mountains are lifted up, and crushed, with a single crush.

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Qur'an 69:15[edit]

On that Day, the Event will come to pass.

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Qur'an 69:16[edit]

And the heaven will crack; so on that Day it will be frail.

Qur'an 69:16 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:17[edit]

And the angels will be ranged around its borders, while eight will be carrying the Throne of your Lord above them that Day.

Qur'an 69:17 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:18[edit]

On that Day you will be exposed, and no secret of yours will remain hidden.

Qur'an 69:18 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:19[edit]

As for him who is given his book in his right hand, he will say, “Here, take my book and read it.

Qur'an 69:19 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:20[edit]

I knew I would be held accountable.”

Qur'an 69:20 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:21[edit]

So he will be in pleasant living.

Qur'an 69:21 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:22[edit]

In a lofty Garden.

Qur'an 69:22 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:23[edit]

Its pickings are within reach.

Qur'an 69:23 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:24[edit]

“Eat and drink merrily for what you did in the days gone by.”

Qur'an 69:24 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:25[edit]

But as for him who is given his book in his left hand, he will say, “I wish I was never given my book.

Qur'an 69:25 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:26[edit]

And never knew what my account was.

Qur'an 69:26 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:27[edit]

If only it was the end.

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Qur'an 69:28[edit]

My money cannot avail me.

Qur'an 69:28 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:29[edit]

My power has vanished from me.”

Qur'an 69:29 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:30[edit]

“Take him and shackle him.

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Qur'an 69:31[edit]

Then scorch him in the Blaze.

Qur'an 69:31 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:32[edit]

Then in a chain which length is seventy cubits tie him up.

Qur'an 69:32 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:33[edit]

For he would not believe in God the Great.

Qur'an 69:33 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:34[edit]

Nor would he advocate the feeding of the destitute.

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Qur'an 69:35[edit]

So he has no friend here today.

Qur'an 69:35 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:36[edit]

And no food except scum.

Qur'an 69:36 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:37[edit]

Which only the sinners eat.”

Qur'an 69:37 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:38[edit]

Indeed, I swear by what you see.

Qur'an 69:38 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:39[edit]

And by what you do not see.

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Qur'an 69:40[edit]

It is the speech of a noble messenger.

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Qur'an 69:41[edit]

And it is not the speech of a poet—little do you believe.

Qur'an 69:41 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:42[edit]

Nor is it the speech of a soothsayer—little do you take heed.

Qur'an 69:42 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:43[edit]

It is a revelation from the Lord of the Worlds.

Qur'an 69:43 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:44[edit]

Had he falsely attributed some statements to Us.

Qur'an 69:44 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:45[edit]

We would have seized him by the right arm.

Qur'an 69:45 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:46[edit]

Then slashed his lifeline.

Qur'an 69:46 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:47[edit]

And none of you could have restrained Us from him.

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Qur'an 69:48[edit]

Surely, it is a message for the righteous.

Qur'an 69:48 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:49[edit]

And We know that some of you will reject it.

Qur'an 69:49 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:50[edit]

And it is surely a source of grief for the unbelievers.

Qur'an 69:50 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:51[edit]

Yet it is the absolute truth.

Qur'an 69:51 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 69:52[edit]

So glorify the name of your Lord, the Magnificent.

Qur'an 69:52 Notes[edit]