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Translation by M.A.S. Abdel Haleem

55. The Lord of Mercy (37 – 57)

37When the sky is torn apart and turns crimson, like red hide. 38Which, then, of your Lord's blessings do you both deny?

39On that Day neither mankind nor jinn will be asked about their sins. 40Which, then, of your Lord's blessings do you both deny?

41The guilty will be known by their mark and will be seized by their foreheads and their feet. 42Which, then, of your Lord's blessings do you both deny?

43This is the Hell the guilty deny, 44but they will go round between its flames and scalding water.45Which, then, of your Lord's blessings do you both deny?

46For those who fear [the time when they will] stand before their Lord there are two gardens.47Which, then, of your Lord's blessings do you both deny?

48With shading branches.49Which, then, of your Lord's blessings do you both deny?

50With a pair of flowing springs. 51Which, then, of your Lord's blessings do you both deny?

52With every kind of fruit in pairs. 53Which, then, of your Lord's blessings do you both deny? 54They will sit on couches upholstered with brocade, the fruit of both gardens within easy reach. 55Which, then, of your Lord's blessings do you both deny?

56There will be maidens restraining their glances, untouched beforehand by man or jinn. 57Which, then, of your Lord's blessings do you both deny?

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