[Image]  AL-GHASHIYA

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          In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful.

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PICKTHAL: Hath there come unto thee tidings of the Overwhelming?

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PICKTHAL: On that day (many) faces will be downcast,

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PICKTHAL: Toiling, weary,

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PICKTHAL: Scorched by burning fire,

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PICKTHAL: Drinking from a boiling spring,

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PICKTHAL: No food for them save bitter thorn-fruit

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PICKTHAL: Which doth not nourish nor release from hunger.

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PICKTHAL: In that day other faces will be calm,

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PICKTHAL: Glad for their effort past,

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PICKTHAL: In a high Garden

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PICKTHAL: Where they hear no idle speech,

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PICKTHAL: Wherein is a gushing spring,

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PICKTHAL: Wherein are couches raised

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PICKTHAL: And goblets set at hand

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PICKTHAL: And cushions ranged

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PICKTHAL: And silken carpets spread.

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PICKTHAL: Will they not regard the camels, how they are created?

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PICKTHAL: And the heaven, how it is raised?

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PICKTHAL: And the hills, how they are set up?

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PICKTHAL: And the earth, how it is spread?

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PICKTHAL: Remind them, for thou art but a remembrancer,

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PICKTHAL: Thou art not at all a warder over them.

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PICKTHAL: But whoso is averse and disbelieveth,

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PICKTHAL: Allah will punish him with direst punishment.

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PICKTHAL: Lo! unto Us is their return

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PICKTHAL: And Ours their reckoning.

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