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1/4 Hizb 54
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The Inevitable (Al-Waaqe'ah)
96 verses, revealed in Mecca after T H (Taa Haa) before The Poets (Alshu'araa')
In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful
۞ When the Terror descends 1 There is no belying its coming to pass-- 2 The event will be abasing some, and exalting some. 3 When the earth is shaken with a shock 4 And the mountains will be crushed, blown to bits. 5 Becoming dust scattered abroad, 6 You shall then become three groups. 7 So those on the right how (fortunate) are those on the right! 8 And (then) those on the left hand; what of those on the left hand? 9 And the Outstrippers, the Outstrippers 10 Those are they who will be brought nigh 11 In Gardens of Bliss: 12 Many of them will be from the ancient people 13 but only a few from the later generations. 14 On thrones decorated, 15 Reclining thereon, face to face. 16 Immortal youths will serve them 17 With vessels, pitchers and a cup [of wine] from a flowing spring - 18 Whereby there shall be neither headiness nor will they be inebriated. 19 And with fruits, any that they may select: 20 And the flesh of fowls that they desire. 21 and fair maidens with large, lustrous eyes 22 The likenesses of pearls well-protected, 23 A reward for what they used to do. 24 They will hear no nonsense there or talk of sin, 25 Except the word peace, peace. 26 As for the people of the right hand, how happy they will be! 27 Amid thornless lote-trees, 28 and banana trees, 29 and spreading shade 30 and flowing water, 31 and an abundance of fruits, 32 Neither limited [to season] nor forbidden, 33 on raised couches. 34 We have created (their Companions) of special creation. 35 And made them virgins, 36 Loving, of equal age. 37 For those on the right hand; 38
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1/4 Hizb 54
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