1 . The Hour hath drawn nigh, and the moon hath been rent in sunder.. And if they behold a sign, they turn away and say: magic continuous.
2 . And if they behold a sign, they turn away and say: "magic continous"
3 . And they belied, and they followed their lusts; and every affair cometh to a final goal.
4 . And assuredly there hath come Unto them tidings wherein is a deterrent.
5 . Wisdom consummate. But warnings avail not.
6 . Wherefore withdrew thou from them. The Day whereon the sum- moner Will summon mankind Unto a thing unpleasant.
7 . With looks downcast they will come forth, from the tombs, as though they were locusts scattered abroad.
8 . Hastening toward the summoner. The infidels will say: this is a day diffrcult.
9 . There belied before them the people of Nuh. So they belied Our bondman Nuh and said: `a madman;´ and moreover he was reproven.
10 . Thereupon he prayed Unto his Lord: verily am overcome, so vindicate me.
11 . Then We opened the portals of heaven with water poured out.
12 . And We made the earth break forth with springs; SO that the water met for an affair already decreed.
13 . And We bare him on a thing of planks and nails.
14 . Moving forward under Our eyes: a requital for him who had been rejected.
15 . And assuredly We left it for a sign. Is there then anyone who would be admonished?
16 . So how dreadful have been My torment and My warning!
17 . And assuredly We have made the Qur´an easy for admonition; is there then any one who would be admonished?
18 . And there belied the ´A-ad; so how dreadful have been My torment and warning!
19 . Verily We! We sent against them a raging Wind On a day of calamity continuous.
20 . Carrying men away as though they were trunks of palm-trees uprooted.
21 . So how dreodful have been My torment and My warning.
22 . And assuredly We have made the Qur´an easy for admonition; is therethen any one who would be admonished!
23 . And the Thamud belied the warnings.
24 . And they said: a mere humanbeing from amongst us, and single! shall we follow him! verily then we should fall in error and madness.
25 . Hath the Admonition been laid upon him from amongst us! Aye! he is a liar insolent.
26 . They shall know tomorrow whichsoever is a liar insolent.
27 . Verify We are sending the she-camel as a test for them, so watch them thou and have patience.
28 . And declare thou Unto them that water hath been divided between them; every drinking shall be by turns.
29 . Then they called their fellow, and he took the sword and hamstrung her,
30 . So how dreadful have been My torment and My warnings.
31 . Verily We We sent upon them one shout, and they became as the stubble of a fold-builder.
32 . And assuredly We have made the Qur´an eary for admanirion: is there then any one who would be admonished.
33 . The people of Lut belied the warnings.
34 . Verily We! We sent upon them a gravel-storm save the household of Lut; them We delivered at early dawn.
35 . As a favour from us. Thus We recompense him who giveth thanks.
36 . And assuredly he had warned them of Our grasp, but: they doubted the warnings.
37 . And assuredly they solicited him for his guests: then We wiped out their eyes: taste then My torment and My warnings.
38 . And assuredly there met them early in the morning a torment settled.
39 . Taste then My torment and My warnings.
40 . And assuredly We have made the Qur´an easy for admonition; is there then any one who would be admonished.
41 . And assuredly Unto the household of Fir´awn came the warning.
42 . They belied Our signs everyone thereof; whereof We laid hold of them with the grip of our Mighty, Powerful.
43 . Are your infidels better than these? Or is there an immunity for you in the Writs?
44 . Or is it that they say: we are a multitude prevailing!
45 . Anon will their multitude be vanquished, and they will turn the back.
46 . Aye! the Hour is their appointed term, and the Hour shall be far more grievous and far more bitter.
47 . Verily the culprits shall be in great error and madness.
48 . On the Day whereon they shall be dragged into the Fire upon their faces, it shall be said Unto them: taste the touch of the Scorching.
49 . Veriiy everything! We have created it by a measure.
50 . And Our commandment shall be but one, as the twinkling of an eye.
51 . And assuredly We have destroyed your likes; so is there any one who shall be admonished?
52 . And everything they have wrought is in the Writs.
53 . And everything, small and great, hath been written down.
54 . Verily the God-fearing will be in Gardens and among rivers.
55 . In a good seat, near a Sovereign Omnipotent.