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Annotated Qur'an
Sura 76: The Man
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Qur'an 76:1[edit]

Has there come upon man a period of time when he was nothing to be mentioned?

Qur'an 76:1 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:2[edit]

We created man from a liquid mixture, to test him; and We made him hearing and seeing.

Qur'an 76:2 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:3[edit]

We guided him to the way, be he appreciative or unappreciative.

Qur'an 76:3 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:4[edit]

We have prepared for the faithless chains, and yokes, and a Searing Fire.

Qur'an 76:4 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:5[edit]

But the righteous will drink from a cup whose mixture is aroma.

Qur'an 76:5 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:6[edit]

A spring from which the servants of God will drink, making it gush abundantly.

Qur'an 76:6 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:7[edit]

They fulfill their vows, and dread a Day whose ill is widespread.

Qur'an 76:7 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:8[edit]

And they feed, for the love of Him, the poor, and the orphan, and the captive.

Qur'an 76:8 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:9[edit]

“We only feed you for the sake of God. We want from you neither compensation, nor gratitude.

Qur'an 76:9 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:10[edit]

We dread from our Lord a frowning grim Day.”

Qur'an 76:10 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:11[edit]

So God will protect them from the ills of that Day, and will grant them radiance and joy.

Qur'an 76:11 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:12[edit]

And will reward them for their patience with a Garden and silk.

Qur'an 76:12 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:13[edit]

Reclining therein on the thrones; experiencing therein neither sun, nor frost.

Qur'an 76:13 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:14[edit]

Its shade hovering over them, and its fruit brought low within reach.

Qur'an 76:14 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:15[edit]

Passing around them are vessels of silver, and cups of crystal.

Qur'an 76:15 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:16[edit]

Crystal of silver—they measured them exactly.

Qur'an 76:16 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:17[edit]

They will be served therein with a cup whose flavor is Zanjabeel.

Qur'an 76:17 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:18[edit]

A spring therein named Salsabeel.

Qur'an 76:18 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:19[edit]

Passing among them are eternalized youths. If you see them, you would think them sprinkled pearls.

Qur'an 76:19 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:20[edit]

Wherever you look, you see bliss, and a vast kingdom.

Qur'an 76:20 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:21[edit]

Upon them are garments of green silk, and satin. And they will be adorned with bracelets of silver. And their Lord will offer them a pure drink.

Qur'an 76:21 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:22[edit]

“This is a reward for you. Your efforts are well appreciated.”

Qur'an 76:22 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:23[edit]

It is We who sent down the Quran upon you—a gradual revelation.

Qur'an 76:23 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:24[edit]

So be patient for the decision of your Lord, and do not obey the sinner or the blasphemer among them.

Qur'an 76:24 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:25[edit]

And mention the Name of your Lord, morning and evening.

Qur'an 76:25 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:26[edit]

And for part of the night, prostrate yourself to Him, and glorify Him long into the night.

Qur'an 76:26 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:27[edit]

As for these: they love the fleeting life, and leave behind a Heavy Day.

Qur'an 76:27 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:28[edit]

We created them, and strengthened their frame; and whenever We will, We can replace them with others like them.

Qur'an 76:28 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:29[edit]

This is a reminder; so whoever wills, let him take a path to his Lord.

Qur'an 76:29 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:30[edit]

Yet you cannot will, unless God wills. God is Knowing and Wise.

Qur'an 76:30 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 76:31[edit]

He admits into His mercy whomever He wills. But as for the wrongdoers, He has prepared for them a painful punishment.

Qur'an 76:31 Notes[edit]