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Sūra 38: Ṣād

Section 4 (41-64)

41. Waothkur AAabdana ayyooba ith nada rabbahu annee massaniya alshshaytanu binusbin waAAathabin

41. Commemorate Our Servant Job. Behold he cried to his Lord: "The Evil One has afflicted me with distress and suffering!"

42. Orkud birijlika hatha mughtasalun baridun washarabun

42. (The command was given:) "Strike with thy foot: here is (water) wherein to wash, cool and refreshing, and (water) to drink."

43. Wawahabna lahu ahlahu wamithlahum maAAahum rahmatan minna wathikra li-olee al-albabi

43. And We gave him (back) his people, and doubled their number,- as a Grace from Ourselves, and a thing for commemoration, for all who have Understanding.

44. Wakhuth biyadika dighthan faidrib bihi wala tahnath inna wajadnahu sabiran niAAma alAAabdu innahu awwabun

44. "And take in thy hand a little grass, and strike therewith: and break not (thy oath)." Truly We found him full of patience and constancy. How excellent in Our service! ever did he turn (to Us)!

45. Waothkur AAibadana ibraheema wa-ishaqa wayaAAqooba olee al-aydee waal-absari

45. And commemorate Our Servants Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, possessors of Power and Vision.

46. Inna akhlasnahum bikhalisatin thikra alddari

46. Verily We did choose them for a special (purpose)- proclaiming the Message of the Hereafter.

47. Wa-innahum AAindana lamina almustafayna al-akhyari

47. They were, in Our sight, truly, of the company of the Elect and the Good.

48. Waothkur ismaAAeela wa-ilyasaAAa watha alkifli wakullun mina al-akhyari

48. And commemorate Isma'il, Elisha, and Zul-Kifl: Each of them was of the Company of the Good.

49. Hatha thikrun wa-inna lilmuttaqeena lahusna maabin

49. This is a Message (of admonition): and verily, for the righteous, is a beautiful Place of (Final) Return,-

50. Jannati AAadnin mufattahatan lahumu al-abwabu

50. Gardens of Eternity, whose doors will (ever) be open to them;

51. Muttaki-eena feeha yadAAoona feeha bifakihatin katheeratin washarabin

51. Therein will they recline (at ease): Therein can they call (at pleasure) for fruit in abundance, and (delicious) drink;

52. WaAAindahum qasiratu alttarfi atrabun

52. And beside them will be chaste women restraining their glances, (companions) of equal age.

53. Hatha ma tooAAadoona liyawmi alhisabi

53. Such is the Promise made, to you for the Day of Account!

54. Inna hatha larizquna ma lahu min nafadin

54. Truly such will be Our Bounty (to you); it will never fail;-

55. Hatha wa-inna lilttagheena lasharra maabin

55. Yea, such! but - for the wrong-doers will be an evil place of (Final) Return!-

56. Jahannama yaslawnaha fabi/sa almihadu

56. Hell!- they will burn therein, - an evil bed (indeed, to lie on)!-

57. Hatha falyathooqoohu hameemun waghassaqun

57. Yea, such! - then shall they taste it,- a boiling fluid, and a fluid dark, murky, intensely cold!-

58. Waakharu min shaklihi azwajun

58. And other Penalties of a similar kind, to match them!

59. Hatha fawjun muqtahimun maAAakum la marhaban bihim innahum saloo alnnari

59. Here is a troop rushing headlong with you! No welcome for them! truly, they shall burn in the Fire!

60. Qaloo bal antum la marhaban bikum antum qaddamtumoohu lana fabi/sa alqararu

60. (The followers shall cry to the misleaders:) "Nay, ye (too)! No welcome for you! It is ye who have brought this upon us! Now evil is (this) place to stay in!"

61. Qaloo rabbana man qaddama lana hatha fazidhu AAathaban diAAfan fee alnnari

61. They will say: "Our Lord! whoever brought this upon us,- Add to him a double Penalty in the Fire!"

62. Waqaloo ma lana la nara rijalan kunna naAAudduhum mina al-ashrari

62. And they will say: "What has happened to us that we see not men whom we used to number among the bad ones?

63. Attakhathnahum sikhriyyan am zaghat AAanhumu al-absaru

63. "Did we treat them (as such) in ridicule, or have (our) eyes failed to perceive them?"

64. Inna thalika lahaqqun takhasumu ahli alnnari

64. Truly that is just and fitting,- the mutual recriminations of the People of the Fire!

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