50 Qaf | The Letter "QAF"

  • 50:1

    Q, and the glorious Quran.*

  • 50:2

    Are they surprised that a warner has come to them from amongst them, so the ingrates said, "This is something strange!"

  • 50:3

    "When we are dead and we become dust… This is a far return!"

  • 50:4

    We know which of them has become consumed with the earth; and We have with Us a record which keeps track.

  • 50:5

    But they denied the truth when it came to them, so they are in a confused state.

  • 50:6

    Did they not look to the sky above them, how We built it, and adorned it, and how it has no gaps?

  • 50:7

    The land We extended it, and placed in it stabilizers, and We gave growth in it to every kind of healthy pair.

  • 50:8

    Something to see and a reminder for every pious servant.

  • 50:9

    We sent down from the sky blessed water, and We produced with it gardens and grain to be harvested.

  • 50:10

    The palm trees, emerging with clustering fruit.

  • 50:11

    A provision for the servants, and We gave life with it to the land which was dead. Such is the resurrection.

  • 50:12

    Before their denial was that of the people of Noah, and the dwellers of Al-Raas, and Thamud.

  • 50:13

    And Aad, and Pharaoh, and the brethren of Lot.

  • 50:14

    The people of the forest, and the people of Tubba. All of them rejected the messengers, and thus the promise came to pass.

  • 50:15

    Did We have any difficulty in making the first creation? No, they are in confusion about the next creation.

  • 50:16

    We have created the human being and We know what his person whispers to him, and We are closer to him than his jugular vein.

  • 50:17

    When the two receivers meet on the right and on the left.

  • 50:18

    He does not utter a word except with having a constant recorder.

  • 50:19

    The moment of death came in truth: "This is what you have been trying to avoid!"

  • 50:20

    The horn is blown on the promised day.

  • 50:21

    Every person is brought, being driven, and with a witness.

  • 50:22

    "You were heedless of this, so now We have removed your veil, and your sight today is iron/sharp!"

  • 50:23

    His constant companion said, "Here is one who is a transgressor."

  • 50:24

    Cast in hell every stubborn ingrate.

  • 50:25

    Denier of good, transgressor, doubter.

  • 50:26

    The one who sets up another god beside God. So cast him into the severe retribution.

  • 50:27

    His constant companion said, "Our Lord, I did not corrupt him, but he was already far astray."

  • 50:28

    He said, "Do not argue with each other before Me, I have already presented you with My promise."

  • 50:29

    "The sentence will not be changed with Me, and I do not wrong the servants."

  • 50:30

    The day We say to hell: "Are you full?", and it says: "Are there any more?"

  • 50:31

    Paradise is brought near to the righteous, not far off.

  • 50:32

    This is what you have been promised, for every obedient, steadfast

  • 50:33

    The one who feared the Gracious while unseen, and came with a repenting heart

  • 50:34

    Enter it in peace. This is the day of eternal life.

  • 50:35

    In it they will have what they wish, and We have even more.

  • 50:36

    How many a generation before them have We destroyed? They were stronger in power, and they had dominated the land. Did they find any sanctuary?

  • 50:37

    In this is a reminder for whoever has a heart, or cares to listen while he is heedful.

  • 50:38

    We have created the heavens, the earth and what is between them in six days, and no fatigue touched Us.

  • 50:39

    So be patient to what they are saying, and glorify the grace of your Lord before the rising of the sun and before the setting.

  • 50:40

    From the night glorify Him, and after prostrating.

  • 50:41

    Listen to the day when the caller will call from a near place.

  • 50:42

    The day they hear the scream with truth. That is the day of coming out.

  • 50:43

    We are the Ones who give life and bring death, and to Us is the destiny.

  • 50:44

    The day when the earth will rapidly crumble away from them; that will be a gathering which is easy for Us.

  • 50:45

    We are totally aware of what they say, and you are not to be a tyrant over them. So remind with the Quran those who fear My promise.