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Sura 77
No. of Verses: 50


[77:0] In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

  
[77:1] (Angels) dispatched in succession.

  
[77:2] To drive the wind.

  
[77:3] Stir up clouds.

  
[77:4] Distribute the provisions.

  
[77:5] Deliver messages.

  
[77:6] Good news, as well as warnings.

  
[77:7] What is promised will come to pass.
  
[77:8] Thus, when the stars are put out.

  
[77:9] The sky is opened up.


  
[77:10] The mountains are blown up.

  
[77:11] The messengers are summoned.

  
[77:12] That is the appointed day.

  
[77:13] The Day of Decision.

  
[77:14] What a Day of Decision!

  
[77:15] Woe on that day to the rejectors.

  
[77:16] Did we not annihilate the earlier generations?

  
[77:17] Then we made others follow them?

  
[77:18] This is what we do to the criminals.

  
[77:19] Woe on that day to the rejectors.

  
[77:20] Did we not create you from a lowly liquid?*

*77:20-23 According to Langman's Medical Embryology, by T. W. Sadler (Fifth Edition, Page 88): "In general the length of pregnancy for a full term fetus is 266 days or 38 weeks after fertilization." Both 266 and 38 are multiples of 19 (Appendix 1).

  
[77:21] Then we placed it in a well-protected repository.

  
[77:22] For a specific period.

  
[77:23] We measured it precisely.* We are the best designers.

*77:20-23 According to Langman's Medical Embryology, by T. W. Sadler (Fifth Edition, Page 88): "In general the length of pregnancy for a full term fetus is 266 days or 38 weeks after fertilization." Both 266 and 38 are multiples of 19 (Appendix 1).


  
[77:24] Woe on that day to the rejectors.

  
[77:25] Did we not make the earth an abode?

  
[77:26] For the living and the dead?

  
[77:27] We placed on it high mountains, and provided you with fresh water to drink.

  
[77:28] Woe on that day to the rejectors.

  
[77:29] Go to what you used to disbelieve in.

  
[77:30] Go to a shade of three different densities.

  
[77:31] Yet, it provides neither coolness, nor protection from the heat.

  
[77:32] It throws sparks as big as mansions.

  
[77:33] As yellow as the color of camels.

  
[77:34] Woe on that day to the rejectors.

  
[77:35] That is the day they do not speak.

  
[77:36] Nor are they given permission to apologize.

  
[77:37] Woe on that day to the rejectors.

  
[77:38] This is the Day of Decision. We have summoned you and the previous generations.

  
[77:39] If you have any schemes, go ahead and scheme.

  
[77:40] Woe on that day to the rejectors.

  
[77:41] The righteous will enjoy shade and springs.
  
[77:42] And fruits that they desire.

  
[77:43] Eat and drink happily in return for your works.

  
[77:44] We thus reward the virtuous.


  
[77:45] Woe on that day to the rejectors.

  
[77:46] Eat and enjoy temporarily; you are guilty.

  
[77:47] Woe on that day to the rejectors.

  
[77:48] When they are told, "Bow down," they do not bow down.

  
[77:49] Woe on that day to the rejectors.

  
[77:50] Which Hadith, other than this, do they uphold?

  

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