Surah 83

DEFRAUDING (Al-Tatfif)

Woe to the defrauders
Absurdity Good Stuff 83:1-6

1 Woe unto the defrauders:

2 Those who when they take the measure from mankind demand it full,

3 But if they measure unto them or weight for them, they cause them loss.

4 Do such (men) not consider that they will be raised again

Woe to the defrauders.

5 Unto an Awful Day,

6 The day when (all) mankind stand before the Lord of the Worlds?

On the awful day,

everyone will stand before the Lord of the Worlds.

Those who deny that hell exists will burn in hell
Absurdity Injustice Intolerance Cruelty 83:7-17

7 Nay, but the record of the vile is in Sijjin -

8 Ah! what will convey unto thee what Sijjin is! -

9 A written record.

There's a record of the vile in Sijjin. [1]

A written reocrd.

10 Woe unto the repudiators on that day!

Woe to the deniers on that day!

11 Those who deny the Day of Judgment

12 Which none denieth save each criminal transgressor,

Those who deny the judgment day,

13 Who, when thou readest unto him Our revelations, saith: (Mere) fables of the men of old.

14 Nay, but that which they have earned is rust upon their hearts.

15 Nay, but surely on that day they will be covered from (the mercy of) their Lord.

who, when our revelations are read to them, say,

Those are merely old fables.

16 Then lo! they verily will burn in hell,

17 And it will be said (unto them): This is that which ye used to deny.

will burn in hell.

Someone will say to them,

This is what you used to deny.

They are given wine to drink
Absurdity Contradictions 83:18-28

18 Nay, but the record of the righteous is in 'Illiyin -

19 Ah, what will convey unto thee what 'Illiyin is! -

20 A written record,

21 Attested by those who are brought near (unto their Lord).

There's a record of the righteouse in 'Illiyin. [2]

A written reocrd.

22 Lo! the righteous verily are in delight,

23 On couches, gazing,

24 Thou wilt know in their faces the radiance of delight.

The righteous lounge on couches,

25 They are given to drink of a pure wine, sealed,

26 Whose seal is musk - for this let (all) those strive who strive for bliss -

drinking wine, [3]

27 And mixed with water of Tasnim,

28 A spring whence those brought near (to Allah) drink.

mixed with the water of Tasnim. [4]

Believers will laugh at disbelievers
Absurdity Injustice Intolerance Cruelty 83:29-36

29 Lo! the guilty used to laugh at those who believed,

Lo! The guilty used to laugh at believers,

30 And wink one to another when they passed them;

31 And when they returned to their own folk, they returned jesting;

32 And when they saw them they said: Lo! these have gone astray.

33 Yet they were not sent as guardians over them.

and wink at one another when they passed them.

34 This day it is those who believe who have the laugh of disbelievers,

35 On high couches, gazing.

But on this day, believers will laugh at the disbelievers,

on their high couches, gazing.

36 Are not the disbelievers paid for what they used to do?

Aren't the disblievers being paid for what they used to do?