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Sura 88, The Overwhelming (Al-Ghaasheyah), Quran, Khalifa translation

Sura 88, The Overwhelming


(from: Quran The Final Testament, by Rashad Khalifa, PhD.)

[88:0] In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

[88:1] Are you aware of the Overwhelming?

[88:2] Faces on that day will be shamed.

[88:3] Laboring and exhausted.

[88:4] Suffering in a blazing Hellfire.

[88:5] Drinking from a flaming spring.

[88:6] They will have no food except the useless variety.

[88:7] It never nourishes, nor satisfies hunger.

[88:8] Other faces on that day will be full of joy.

[88:9] Satisfied with their work.

[88:10] In an exalted Paradise.

[88:11] In it, no nonsense is heard.

[88:12] In it, a spring flows.

[88:13] In it, there are luxurious furnishings.

[88:14] And drinks made available.

[88:15] And pitchers in rows.

[88:16] And carpets throughout.

[88:17] Why do they not reflect on the camels and how they are created?

[88:18] And the sky and how it is raised.

[88:19] And the mountains and how they are constructed.

[88:20] And the earth and how it is built.

[88:21] You shall remind, for your mission is to deliver this reminder.

[88:22] You have no power over them.

[88:23] As for those who turn away and disbelieve.

[88:24] GOD will commit them to the great retribution.

[88:25] To us is their ultimate destiny.

[88:26] Then we will call them to account.


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