88-The Overwhelming Day / Al-Ghashiyah:

In God’s Name, whose Mercy is Great and Continuous:

(88:1)   Did you hear of the overwhelming day?

(88:2)   On that day, some faces will have a look of complete humiliation,

(88:3)   working hard till exhaustion,

(88:4)   in the hottest fire in eternal damnation.

(88:5)   They will be made to drink from a spring that is as hot as can be.

(88:6)   Their only food will be thorns from a poisonous tree.

(88:7)   It will not fatten them nor keep them from being hungry.

(88:8)   On that day, some faces will be bright and happy;

(88:9)   content with how they lived their lives,

(88:10) enjoying their high place in Paradise.

(88:11) They don’t hear insults or rude remarks. It is just peaceful, friendly and nice.

(88:12) For them, there will be a running spring,

(88:13) beds raised high,

(88:14) and cups placed within reach;

(88:15) cushions placed in rows next to each other, 

(88:16) and many rich carpets spread out all over.

(88:17) How can people question My ability to bring them back from the dead? They should look at how animals like the camel were created.

(88:18) And look at the sky and how it is held up,

(88:19) and the mountains and how they are pushed up.

(88:20) And see how the earth was smoothed out.

(88:21) So take My message and teach it. Your job is only to preach it.

(88:22) You don’t have control over them to force it.

(88:23) As for those who turn away and reject it,

(88:24) I will give them the biggest punishment.

(88:25) They will return to Me,

(88:26) and I will hold them accountable, and they will regret it.

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2-The Cow - Part 1
2-The Cow - Part 2
2-The Cow - Part 3
2-The Cow - Part 4
2-The Cow - Part 5
2-The Cow - Part 6
2-The Cow - Part 7
18-The Cave / Al-Kahf
19-Mary Mother of Jesus / Maryam
24-The Light 35-40
29-The Spider
67-God's Kingdom / Al-Mulk
68-The Pen / Al-Qalam

69-Day of Accountability / Al-Haqqah
70-The Levels / Al-Ma'arij:
71- Noah / Nuh
72- The Jinn / Al-Jinn
73-Wrapped with Responsibility / Al-Muzzammil

74-Get out of Bed / Al-Muddaththir

75-Day of Resurrection / Al-Qiyamah

76-Humanity / Al-Insan

77-What I send / Mursalat

78-The News / An-Naba

79-The Angels Who Pull Out Your Souls / An-Naziat

80-He Frowned / Abasa

81-When the Sun Collapses and Dies / At-Takwir

82-The Tearing / Al-Infitar

83-The Cheaters / Al-Mutaffifin

84-Ripped Open / Al-Inshiqaq
85-The Constellations / Al-Buruj

86-The Brilliant Stars / At-Tariq
87-The Most High / Al-A'la
88-The Overhelming Day / Al-Ghashiyah
89-The Dawn / Al-Fajr
90-The Sacred Land of Makkah / Al-Balad
91-The Sun / Ash-Shams
92-The Night / Al-Lail
93-Morning / Ad-Duha
94-Insight and Understanding / Ash-Sharh
95-The Fig / At-Teen
96-The Clot / Al-Alaq
97-The Night of Destiny / Al-Qadr
98-Clear Evidence / Al-Bayyinah

99-The Earthquake / Al-Zalzalah
100-Running Horses /Al-Adiyat
101-Terrifying / Al-Qariah
102-Collecting Things / Al-Takathur
103-Time / Asr
104-Backbiting / Al-Humazah
105-The Elephant / Al-Feel
106-The Tribe of Quraish / Quraish
107-Small Assistance / Al-Ma'un
108-A River in Paradise Called Kauthar / Al-Kauthar
109-Those Who Reject the Truth
110-My Support / Al-Nasr
111-Twisted Braided Rope / Al-Masad
112-Pure Intention / Al-Ikhlas
113-Daybreak / Al-Falaq
114-People / Al-Nas