0 SAQ 81. The Overthrowing 81
The girl-child that was buried alive
AbsurdityScience 81:1-18

1When the sun is overthrown,

2 And when the stars fall,

3And when the hills are moved,

4 And when the camels big with young are abandoned,

5 And when the wild beasts are herded together,

When the sun is overthrown,

the stars fall, [1]

and the hills move,

6 And when the seas rise,

7 And when souls are reunited,

the seas rise,

souls are reunited,

8 And when the girl-child that was buried alive is asked

9For what sin she was slain,

10 And when the pages are laid open,

the girl that was buried alive is asked

for what sin was slain,

11 And when the sky is torn away,

12 And when hell is lighted,

the sky is torn away,

hell is lighted up,

13 And when the Garden is brought nigh,

14 (Then) every soul will know what it hath made ready.

15 Oh, but I call to witness the planets,

16 The stars which rise and set,

17 And the close of night,

18 And the breath of morning

and the garden is brought near,

everyone will know they're ready.

Your comrade isn't mad (and shouldn't be stoned)
Absurdity 81:19-29

19 That this is in truth the word of an honoured messenger,

20 Mighty, established in the presence of the Lord of the Throne,

This is the truth of an honored messenger,

21(One) to be obeyed, and trustworthy;

who is to be obeyed.

22 And your comrade is not mad.

23 Surely he beheld Him on the clear horizon.

24 And he is not avid of the Unseen.

Your comrade isn't mad.

25Nor is this the utterance of a devil worthy to be stoned.

26Whither then go ye?

27 This is naught else than a reminder unto creation,

28 Unto whomsoever of you willeth to walk straight.

29 And ye will not, unless (it be) that Allah willeth, the Lord of Creation.

These aren't the words of a devil who should be stoned.

Where are you going?


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