Meaning of Quran

Ad-Dukhan | The Smoke

With the name of Allah, the All-Merciful, the Very-Merciful.

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Ha Mim .

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By the manifest Book,

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We have sent it down in a blessed night, (because) We had to warn (people).

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In that (night), every wise matter is allocated

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through a command from Us. We were to send the Messenger

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as a mercy from your Lord, __Surely, He is the All-Hearing, the All-Knowing___

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the Lord of the heavens and the earth and of whatever there is between them, if you are to believe.

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There is no god, but He. He gives life and brings death. He is your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers.

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But they, being in doubt, are playing around.

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So, wait for a day when the sky will come up with a visible smoke

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that will envelop people. This is a painful punishment.

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(Then they will say,) .O our Lord, remove from us the punishment; we will truly believe..

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How will they take lesson, while there has already come to them a messenger making things clear?

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Then they turned away from him, and said, .(He is) tutored, crazy..

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(Well,) We are going to remove the punishment for a while, (but) you will certainly go back (to your original position).

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(Then,) the day We will seize (you) with the greatest seizure, We will take vengeance.

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And We tested the people of Firaun (Pharaoh) prior to them, and a noble messenger came to them

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saying, .Deliver to me the servants of Allah. I am an honest messenger to you,.

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and saying, .Do not be haughty against Allah. I bring to you a clear proof.

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And I have sought refuge with my Lord and your Lord, lest you stone me to death.

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And if you do not believe in me, then keep away from me..

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Then he prayed to his Lord saying, .These are a guilty people..

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(So, Allah answered his prayer saying,) .Now, take away my servants at night. You will certainly be chased,

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and leave the sea in the state of stillness; they are an army that is sure to be drowned..

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How many gardens and fountains have they left behind_

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_ and how many fields and noble sites,

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and how many a luxury they used to rejoice in!

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This is how it happened. And We made other people inherit all this.

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So, neither the sky and earth wept over them, nor were they given a respite.

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And We delivered the children of Isra‘il from the humiliating punishment,

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from Firaun. Indeed, he was haughty, one of the transgressors.

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And We chose them, with knowledge, above all the worlds.

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Translation of Quran by Shaykh Mufti Taqi Usmani.

And We gave them the clear signs in which there was a manifest blessing.

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These people say,

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.There is nothing more than our first death, and we are not going to be resurrected.

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So, (O believers,) bring our fathers, if you are true (in your belief in resurrection.).

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Are they better or the people of Tubba= and those who were before them? We have destroyed them. They were guilty indeed.

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And We did not create the heavens and the earth and what is between them just as players.

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We did not create them but with true purpose, but most of them do not know.

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The Day of Decision is the appointed time for all of them__

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the day when no close relation will be of any use to any close relation, nor will they be helped,

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except the One on whom Allah has mercy. Of course, He is the All-Mighty, the Very-Merciful.

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Indeed the tree of zaqqum

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is the food of the sinful,

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like dregs of oil. It will boil in the bellies

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like the boiling of hot water.

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(It will be said to angels,) .Seize him, and drag him into the midst of the Hell.

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Then pour on his head some torment of boiling water..

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.Have a taste! You are the =man of might‘, the =man of honour‘.

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This is the thing about which you used to be skeptic..

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Indeed the God-fearing will be in a place free from fear,

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in gardens and fountains.

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They will be dressed in fine silk and thick silk, facing each other.

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Thus (it will happen,) and We will marry them with houris having big dark eyes.

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They will call therein for every fruit peacefully.

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They will not taste death therein beyond the first death (they faced in the world). And He (Allah) will save them from the torment of Hell,

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as a favour from your Lord. That is the great achievement.

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So, We had made it (the Qur‘an) easy in your tongue, so that they may take lesson.

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Now wait. They too are waiting.