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1 . By the winds sent forth with beneficence.

2 . And those raging swiftly;

3 . By the spreading winds spreading.

4 . And the scattering wind scattering.

5 . And those winds that bring down the remembrance.

6 . By way of excuse or warning.

7 . Verily that which ye are promised is about to befall.

8 . So when stars are effaced.

9 . And when the heaven is cloven asunder.

10 . And when the mountains are carried away by wind.

11 . And when the apostles are collected at the appointed time,

12 . For what day is it timed?

13 . For the Day of Decision.

14 . And what knowest thou what the Day of Decision is?

15 . Woe on that day Unto the beliers

16 . Destroyed We not the ancients?

17 . Thereafter We shall cause to follow them the latter ones.

18 . In this wise We do with the culprits.

19 . Woe on that day Unto the beliers!

20 . Created We you not of water despicable,

21 . Which We placed in a depository safe.

22 . Till a limit known?

23 . So We decreed. How excellent are We as decreers!

24 . Woe on that day Unto the beliers!

25 . Have We not made the earth a receptacle.

26 . Both for the living and the dead,

27 . And have placed therein firm and tall mountains and given you to drink of water fresh

28 . Woe on that day Unto the beliers!

29 . ´Depart Unto that which ye were wont to belie.

30 . Depart Unto the shadow three branched:

31 . Neither shading nor availing against the flame.

32 . Verily it shall cast forth sparks like Unto a castle.

33 . As though they were camels yellow tawny.

34 . Woe on that day Unto the beliers!

35 . This is a Day whereon they shall not be able to speak.

36 . Nor shall they be permitted so that they might excuse themselves.

37 . Woe on that day Unto the beliers!

38 . This is the Day of Decision, We have assembled both ye and the ancients.

39 . If now ye have any craft, try that craft upon Me.

40 . Woe on the day Unto the beliers!

41 . Verily the God-fearing shall be amid shades and springs,

42 . And fruits such as they shall desire.

43 . ´Eat and drink with relish that which ye have been working.

44 . Verily We! in this wise We recompense the well-doers.

45 . Woe on that day Unto the beliers!

46 . ´Eat and enjoy a little; verily ye are culprits.

47 . Woe on that day Unto the beliers!

48 . And when it is said Unto them: ´bow down, they bow not down.

49 . Woe on that day Unto the beliers!

50 . In what discourse, then, after it, will they believe?