(1) By the sky and the night comer
(2) And what can make you know what is the night comer?
(3) It is the piercing star[1901]
[1901]- Whose light pierces through the darkness.
(4) There is no soul but that it has over it a protector.
(5) So let man observe from what he was created.
(6) He was created from a fluid, ejected,
(7) Emerging from between the backbone and the ribs.
(8) Indeed, He [i. e., Allāh], to return him [to life], is Able.
(9) The Day when secrets will be put on trial, [1902]
[1902]- i. e., exposed, examined and judged.
(10) Then he [i. e., man] will have no power or any helper.
(11) By the sky which sends back[1903]
[1903]- Rain, heat, sound waves, etc.
(12) And [by] the earth which splits, [1904]
[1904]- With plant growth or from geological rifts.
(13) Indeed, it [i. e., the Qur’ān] is a decisive statement,
(14) And it is not amusement.
(15) Indeed, they are planning a plan,
(16) But I am planning a plan.
(17) So allow time for the disbelievers. Leave them awhile. [1905]
[1905]- i. e., Do not be in haste for revenge, for you will see what will become of them.
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