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Yusuf AliThe Hour (of Judgment) is nigh, and the moon is cleft asunder.
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Yusuf AliBut if they see a Sign, they turn away, and say, "This is (but) transient magic."
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Yusuf AliThey reject (the warning) and follow their (own) lusts but every matter has its appointed time.
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Yusuf AliThere have already come to them Recitals wherein there is (enough) to check (them),
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Yusuf AliMature wisdom;- but (the preaching of) Warners profits them not.
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Yusuf AliTherefore, (O Prophet,) turn away from them. The Day that the Caller will call (them) to a terrible affair,
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Yusuf AliThey will come forth,- their eyes humbled - from (their) graves, (torpid) like locusts scattered abroad,
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Yusuf AliHastening, with eyes transfixed, towards the Caller!- "Hard is this Day!", the Unbelievers will say.
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Yusuf AliBefore them the People of Noah rejected (their messenger): they rejected Our servant, and said, "Here is one possessed!", and he was driven out.
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Yusuf AliThen he called on his Lord: "I am one overcome: do Thou then help (me)!"
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Yusuf AliSo We opened the gates of heaven, with water pouring forth.
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Yusuf AliAnd We caused the earth to gush forth with springs, so the waters met (and rose) to the extent decreed.
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Yusuf AliBut We bore him on an (Ark) made of broad planks and caulked with palm-fibre:
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Yusuf AliShe floats under our eyes (and care): a recompense to one who had been rejected (with scorn)!
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Yusuf AliAnd We have left this as a Sign (for all time): then is there any that will receive admonition?
54 : 16
Yusuf AliBut how (terrible) was My Penalty and My Warning?
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Yusuf AliAnd We have indeed made the Qur´an easy to understand and remember: then is there any that will receive admonition?
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Yusuf AliThe ´Ad (people) (too) rejected (Truth): then how terrible was My Penalty and My Warning?
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Yusuf AliFor We sent against them a furious wind, on a Day of violent Disaster,
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Yusuf AliPlucking out men as if they were roots of palm-trees torn up (from the ground).