91: The Sign
By the sun and his brightness, ||
"The sun ... and the moon when she followeth him."
The moon orbits the earth; it doesn't "follow the sun."
And the moon when she followeth him,
And the day when it revealeth him,
And the night when it enshroudeth him, ||
And the heaven and Him Who built it, ||
And the earth and Him Who spread it, ||
(91:6) "The earth and Him Who spread i.t" |
The earth is flat according to the Quran.
And a soul and Him Who perfected it
And inspired it (with conscience of) what is wrong for it and (what is) right for it. ||
He is indeed successful who causeth it to grow, ||
And he is indeed a failure who stunteth it. ||
(The tribe of) Thamud denied (the truth) in their rebellious pride, ||
When the basest of them broke forth ||
And the messenger of Allah said: It is the she-camel of Allah, so let her drink! ||
But they denied him, and they hamstrung her, so Allah doomed them for their sin and rased (their
"Allah doomed them for their sin" and burned their houses.|
Doom in the Quran
a painful doom
He dreadeth not the sequel (of events).
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