AL ZARIYAT (THE WINDS)
Allah - beginning with the name of - the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful
[Zariyat 51:1] By oath of those which carry away while dispersing.
[Zariyat 51:2] Then by oath of those which carry the burdens.
[Zariyat 51:3] Then by oath of those which move with ease.
[Zariyat 51:4] Then by oath of those which distribute by the command.
[Zariyat 51:5] Undoubtedly, the promise you are given is surely true.
[Zariyat 51:6] And undoubtedly justice will surely be done.
[Zariyat 51:7] And by oath of the decorated heaven.
[Zariyat 51:8] You are indeed in different opinions regarding this Qur’an.
[Zariyat 51:9] Only those who are destined to revert, are reverted from it.
[Zariyat 51:10] Slain be those who mould from their imaginations.
[Zariyat 51:11] Those who have forgotten in a state of intoxication.
[Zariyat 51:12] They ask, “When will be the Day of Judgement?”
[Zariyat 51:13] It will be on the day when they will be roasted in the fire.
[Zariyat 51:14] And it will be said to them, “Taste your own roasting; this is what you were impatient for.”
[Zariyat 51:15] Indeed the pious are among Gardens and water springs.
[Zariyat 51:16] Accepting the rewards given by their Lord; they were indeed virtuous before this.
[Zariyat 51:17] They used to sleep only a little during the night.
[Zariyat 51:18] And used to seek forgiveness before dawn.
[Zariyat 51:19] And the beggar and the destitute had a share in their wealth.
[Zariyat 51:20] And in the earth are signs for those who are certain.
[Zariyat 51:21] And in your own selves; so can you not perceive?
[Zariyat 51:22] And in the heaven lies your sustenance, and the promise you are given.
[Zariyat 51:23] So by oath of the Lord of the heavens and the earth, this Qur’an is the Truth, in the same language that you speak.
[Zariyat 51:24] Did the news of Ibrahim’s honourable guests reach you (O dear Prophet Mohammed - peace and blessings be upon him)?
[Zariyat 51:25] When they came to him and said, “Peace”; he answered, “Peace”; and thought, “These people are not familiar.”
[Zariyat 51:26] Then he went to his home - so he brought a healthy calf.
[Zariyat 51:27] He then presented it before them and said, “Do you not eat?”
[Zariyat 51:28] He therefore inwardly sensed fear of them; they said, “Do not fear!”; and they gave him the glad tidings of a knowledgeable son.
[Zariyat 51:29] So his wife came screaming, and striking her forehead cried, “What! For a barren old woman?”
[Zariyat 51:30] They said, “This is how your Lord has
decreed; indeed He only is the Wise, the All Knowing.”