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Yusuf AliA questioner asked about a Penalty to befall-
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Yusuf AliThe Unbelievers, the which there is none to ward off,-
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Yusuf Ali(A Penalty) from Allah, Lord of the Ways of Ascent.
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Yusuf AliThe angels and the spirit ascend unto him in a Day the measure whereof is (as) fifty thousand years:
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Yusuf AliTherefore do thou hold Patience,- a Patience of beautiful (contentment).
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Yusuf AliThey see the (Day) indeed as a far-off (event):
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Yusuf AliBut We see it (quite) near.
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Yusuf AliThe Day that the sky will be like molten brass,
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Yusuf AliAnd the mountains will be like wool,
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Yusuf AliAnd no friend will ask after a friend,
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Yusuf AliThough they will be put in sight of each other,- the sinner´s desire will be: Would that he could redeem himself from the Penalty of that Day by (sacrificing) his children,
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Yusuf AliHis wife and his brother,
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Yusuf AliHis kindred who sheltered him,
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Yusuf AliAnd all, all that is on earth,- so it could deliver him:
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Yusuf AliBy no means! for it would be the Fire of Hell!-
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Yusuf AliPlucking out (his being) right to the skull!-
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Yusuf AliInviting (all) such as turn their backs and turn away their faces (from the Right).
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Yusuf AliAnd collect (wealth) and hide it (from use)!
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Yusuf AliTruly man was created very impatient;-
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Yusuf AliFretful when evil touches him;