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The Holy Koran

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Koran Table of Contents

Book 55


The Beneficent

In the name of Allah,
the Beneficent,
the Merciful.

[55.1]

The Beneficent God,

[55.2]

Taught the Quran.

[55.3]

He created man,

[55.4]

Taught him the mode of expression.

[55.5]

The sun and the moon follow a reckoning.

[55.6]

And the herbs and the trees do adore (Him).

[55.7]

And the heaven,
He raised it high, and He made the balance

[55.8]

That you may not be inordinate in respect of the measure.

[55.9]

And keep up the balance with equity and do not make the measure deficient.

[55.10]

And the earth,
He has set it for living creatures;

[55.11]

Therein is fruit and palms having sheathed clusters,

[55.12]

And the grain with (its) husk and fragrance.

[55.13]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.14]

He created man from dry clay like earthen vessels,

[55.15]

And He created the jinn of a flame of fire.

[55.16]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.17]

Lord of the East and Lord of the West.

[55.18]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.19]

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He has made the two seas to flow freely (so that) they meet together:

[55.20]

Between them is a barrier which they cannot pass.

[55.21]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.22]

There come forth from them pearls,
both large and small.

[55.23]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.24]

And His are the ships reared aloft in the sea like mountains.

[55.25]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.26]

Everyone on it must pass away.

[55.27]

And there will endure for ever the person of your Lord,
the Lord of glory and honor.

[55.28]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.29]

All those who are in the heavens and the earth ask of Him;
every moment He is in a state (of glory).

[55.30]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.31]

Soon will We apply Ourselves to you,
O you two armies.

[55.32]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.33]

O assembly of the jinn and the men!
If you are able to pass through the regions of the heavens and the earth,
then pass through;
you cannot pass through but with authority.

[55.34]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.35]

The flames of fire and smoke will be sent on you two,
then you will not be able to defend yourselves.

[55.36]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.37]

And when the heaven is rent asunder,
and then becomes red like red hide.

[55.38]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.39]

So on that day neither man nor jinni shall be asked about his sin.

[55.40]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.41]

The guilty shall be recognized by their marks,
so they shall be seized by the forelocks and the feet.

[55.42]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.43]

This is the hell which the guilty called a lie.

[55.44]

Round about shall they go between it and hot,
boiling water.

[55.45]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.46]

And for him who fears to stand before his Lord are two gardens.

[55.47]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.48]

Having in them various kinds.

[55.49]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.50]

In both of them are.
two fountains flowing.

[55.51]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.52]

In both of them are two pairs of every fruit.

[55.53]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.54]

Reclining on beds,
the inner coverings of which are of silk brocade;
and the fruits of the two gardens shall be within reach.

[55.55]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.56]

In them shall be those who restrained their eyes;
before them neither man nor jinni shall have touched them.

[55.57]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.58]

As though they were rubies and pearls.

[55.59]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.60]

Is the reward of goodness aught but goodness?

[55.61]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.62]

And besides these two are two (other) gardens:

[55.63]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.64]

Both inclining to blackness.

[55.65]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.66]

In both of them are two springs gushing forth.

[55.67]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.68]

In both are fruits and palms and pomegranates.

[55.69]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.70]

In them are goodly things,
beautiful ones.

[55.71]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.72]

Pure ones confined to the pavilions.

[55.73]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.74]

Man has not touched them before them nor jinni.

[55.75]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.76]

Reclining on green cushions and beautiful carpets.

[55.77]

Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.78]

Blessed be the name of your Lord,
the Lord of Glory and Honor!


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