76 Al-Insan | The Man

  • 76:1

    Was there not a time in the past when the human being was nothing to even be mentioned?

  • 76:2

    We have created the human from a seed that is composite, We test him, so We made him hear and see.

  • 76:3

    We have guided him to the path, either to be thankful or to reject.

  • 76:4

    We have prepared for the ingrates chains and collars and a blazing fire.

  • 76:5

    As for the pious, they will drink from a cup which has the scent of musk.

  • 76:6

    A spring from which the servants of God drink, it gushes forth abundantly.

  • 76:7

    They fulfill their vows, and they fear a day whose consequences are widespread.

  • 76:8

    They give food out of love to the poor and the orphan and the captive.

  • 76:9

    "We only feed you for the sake of God; we do not desire from you any reward or thanks."

  • 76:10

    "We fear from our Lord a day, which will be horrible and difficult."

  • 76:11

    So God shielded them from the evil of that day, and He cast towards them a look and a smile.

  • 76:12

    He rewarded them for their patience with paradise and silk.

  • 76:13

    They are reclining in it on raised couches, they do not have in it excessive sun nor bitter cold.

  • 76:14

    The shade is close upon them, and the fruit is hanging low within reach.

  • 76:15

    They are served upon with bowls of silver and glasses of crystal.

  • 76:16

    Crystal laced with silver, measured accordingly.

  • 76:17

    They are given to drink in it from a cup which has the scent of ginger.

  • 76:18

    A spring therein which is called 'Salsabeel'.

  • 76:19

    They are encircled with eternal children. If you see them you will think they are pearls which have been scattered about.

  • 76:20

    If you look, then you will see a blessing and a great dominion.

  • 76:21

    They will have garments of fine green silk, necklaces and bracelets from silver, and their Lord will give them a cleansing drink.

  • 76:22

    "This is the reward for you, and your struggle is appreciated."

  • 76:23

    We have sent down to you the Quran at once.

  • 76:24

    So be patient for the judgment of your Lord, and do not obey from them any sinner or ingrate.

  • 76:25

    Remember the name of your Lord morning and evening.

  • 76:26

    From the night you shall prostrate to Him and praise Him throughout.

  • 76:27

    These people like the current life, and they ignore a heavy day.

  • 76:28

    We have created them, and We have made them resolute. When we wished, We replaced their kind completely.

  • 76:29

    This is a reminder, so let whoever wills take a path to his Lord.

  • 76:30

    You cannot will, except if God wills. God is Knowledgeable, Wise.

  • 76:31

    He admits whoever/whomever He wills to His mercy. As for the wicked, He has prepared for them a painful retribution.