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Sura 55

Surah 55. The Beneficent, The Mercy Giving

55:1. "I AM" Most Gracious!
55:2. It is He Who has taught the Koran.
55:3. He has created man:
55:4. He has taught him speech (and Intelligence).
55:5. The sun and the moon follow courses (exactly) computed;
55:6. And the herbs and the trees - both (alike) bow in adoration.
55:7. And the Firmament has He raised high, and He has set up the Balance (of Justice),
55:8. In order that ye may not transgress (due) balance.
55:9. So establish weight with justice and fall not short in the balance.
55:10. It is He Who has spread out the earth for (His) creatures:
55:11. Therein is fruit and date-palms, producing spathes (enclosing dates):
55:12. Also corn, with (its) leaves and stalk for fodder, and sweet-smelling plants.
55:13. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:14. He created man from sounding clay like unto pottery,
55:15. And He created Beings from fire free of smoke (energy/light):
55:16. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:17. (He is) Lord of the two Easts and Lord of the two Wests:
55:18. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:19. He has let free the two bodies of flowing water, meeting together:
55:20. Between them is a Barrier which they do not transgress:
55:21. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:22. Out of them come Pearls and Coral:
55:23. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:24. And His are the Ships sailing smoothly through the seas, lofty as mountains:
55:25. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:26. All that is on Earth will perish:
55:27. But the Face of thy Lord will abide (for ever),- full of Majesty, Bounty and Honour.
55:28. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:29. From Him seeks (its need) every creature in the heavens and on Earth: every day in (new) Splendour doth He (shine)!
55:30. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:31. Soon shall We settle your affairs, O both ye worlds!
55:32. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:33. O ye assembly of Beings and humans (human+Beings)! If it be ye can pass beyond the zones of the heavens and the Earth, pass ye! Not without authority shall ye be able to pass (John 14:6; Sura 43:61)!
55:34. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:35. On you will be sent (O ye evil ones both!) a flame of fire (to burn) and smoke (to choke): no defence will ye have:
55:36. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:37. When the sky is rent asunder, and it becomes red like ointment:
55:38. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:39. On that Day no question will be asked of human or Being as to his sin.
55:40. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:41. (For) the sinners will be known by their marks (Revelation 14:9): and they will be seized by their forelocks and their feet.
55:42. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:43. This is the Hell-Fire which the Sinners deny:
55:44. In its midst and in the midst of boiling hot water will they wander round!
55:45. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:46. But for such as fear the time when they will stand before (the Judgment Seat of) their Lord, there will be two Gardens-
55:47. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:48. Containing all kinds (of trees and delights);-
55:49. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:50. In them (each) will be two Springs flowing (free)
55:51. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:52. In them will be Fruits of every kind, two and two.
55:53. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:54. They will recline on Carpets, whose inner linings will be of rich brocade:
the Fruit of the Gardens will be near (and easy to reach).
55:55. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:56. In them will be (Maidens), chaste, restraining their glances, whom no human or Being before them has touched-
55:57. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:58. Like unto rubies and coral.
55:59. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:60. Is there any Reward for Good - other than Good?
55:61. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:62. And besides these two, there are two other Gardens,-
55:63. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:64. Dark-green in colour (from plentiful watering).
55:65. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:66. In them (each) will be two Springs pouring forth water in continuous abundance:
55:67. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:68. In them will be Fruits, and dates and pomegranates:
55:69. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:70. In them will be fair (Companions), good, beautiful;-
55:71. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:72. Companions restrained (as to their glances), in (goodly) pavilions;-
55:73. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:74. Whom no human or Being before them has touched;-
55:75. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:76. Reclining on green Cushions and rich Carpets of beauty.
55:77. Then which of the favours of your Lord will ye both (human+Being) deny?
55:78. Blessed be the name of thy Lord, full of Majesty, Bounty and Honour.

JAH

 

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