78: The Tidings

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78: The Tidings

78:1 Whereof do they question one another ?
78:2 (It is) of the awful tidings,
78:3 Concerning which they are in disagreement.
78:4 Nay, but they will come to know!
78:5 Nay, again, but they will come to know!
78:6 Have We not made the earth an expanse, (78:6-7) "Have We not made the earth an expanse?"
The earth is flat according to the Quran.
78:7 And the high hills bulwarks ?
78:8 And We have created you in pairs,
78:9 And have appointed your sleep for repose,
78:10 And have appointed the night as a cloak,
78:11 And have appointed the day for livelihood.
78:12 And We have built above you seven strong (heavens),
78:13 And have appointed a dazzling lamp,
78:14 And have sent down from the rainy clouds abundant water,
78:15 Thereby to produce grain and plant,
78:16 And gardens of thick foliage.
78:17 Lo! the Day of Decision is a fixed time,
78:18 A day when the trumpet is blown and ye come in multitudes,
78:19 And the heaven is opened and becometh as gates,
78:20 And the hills are set in motion and become as a mirage.
78:21 Lo! hell lurketh in ambush, (78:21-30)
Those who deny the revelations given to Muhammed will burn forever in hell.
Hell in the Quran
78:22 A home for the rebellious.
78:23 They will abide therein for ages.
78:24 Therein taste they neither coolness nor (any) drink
78:25 Save boiling water and a paralysing cold:
78:26 Reward proportioned (to their evil deeds).
78:27 For lo! they looked not for a reckoning;
78:28 They called Our revelations false with strong denial.
78:29 Everything have We recorded in a Book.
78:30 So taste (of that which ye have earned). No increase do We give you save of torment.
78:31 Lo! for the duteous is achievement -
78:32 Gardens enclosed and vineyards,
78:33 And maidens for companions,
Those in the Gardens will have maidens for companions.
78:34 And a full cup.
78:35 There hear they never vain discourse, nor lying -
78:36 Requital from thy Lord - a gift in payment -
78:37 Lord of the heavens and the earth, and (all) that is between them, the Beneficent; with Whom none can converse.
78:38 On the day when the angels and the Spirit stand arrayed, they speak not, saving him whom the Beneficent alloweth and who speaketh right.
78:39 That is the True Day. So whoso will should seek recourse unto his Lord.
"Lo! We warn you of a doom at hand, a day whereon a man will look on that which his own hands have sent before, and the disbeliever will cry: 'Would that I were dust!'"
Doom in the Quran
For disbelievers a painful doom
78:40 Lo! We warn you of a doom at hand, a day whereon a man will look on that which his own hands have sent before, and the disbeliever will cry: "Would that I were dust!"

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