Soorah An-Naba' (The Great News)

In the Name of Allaah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful.
1.  What are they asking (one another)?
2.  About the great news, (i.e. Islaamic Monotheism, the Qur'aan, which Prophet Muhammad sal-Allaahu 'alayhe wa sallam brought and the Day of Resurrection, etc.),
3.  About which they are in disagreement.
4.  Nay, they will come to know!
5.  Nay, again, they will come to know!
6.  Have We not made the earth as a bed,
7.  And the mountains as pegs?
8.  And We have created you in pairs (male and female, tall and short, good and bad, etc.).
9.  And have made your sleep as a thing for rest.
10.  And have made the night as a covering (through its darkness),
11.  And have made the day for livelihood.
12.  And We have built above you seven strong (heavens),
13.  And have made (therein) a shinning lamp (sun).
14.  And have sent down from the rainy clouds abundant water.
15.  That We may produce therewith corn and vegetations,
16.  And gardens of thick growth.
17.  Verily, the Day of Decision is a fixed time,
18.  The Day when the Trumpet will be blown, and you shall come forth in crowds (groups after groups). (Tafseer At-Tabaree)
19.  And the heaven shall be opened, and it will become as gates,
20.  And the mountains shall be moved away from their places and they will be as if they were a mirage.
21.  Truly, Hell is a place of ambush,
22.  A dwelling place for the Taaghoon (those who transgress the boundry limits set by Allaah like polytheists, disbelievers in the Oneness of Allaah, hyprocrites, sinners, criminals, etc.),
23.  They will abide therein for ages,
24.  Nothing cool shall they taste therein, nor any drink.
25.  Except boiling water, and dirty wound discharges.
26.  An exact recompense (according to their evil crimes).
27.  For verily, they used not to look for a reckoning.
28.  But they belied Our Ayaat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, and that which Our Prophet sal-Allaahu 'alayhe wa sallam brought) completely.
29.  And all things We have recorded in a Book.
30.  So taste you (the results of your evil actions); no increase shall We give you, except in torment.
31.  Verily, for the Muttaqoon, [1] there will be a success (Paradise);
32.  Gardens and grapeyards;
33.  And young full-breasted (mature) maidens of equal age;
34.  And a full cup (of wine).
35.  No Laghw (dirty, false, evil talk) shall they hear therein, nor lying;
36.  A reward from your Lord, an ample calculated gift (according to the best of their good deeds). [2]
37.  (From) the Lord of the heavens and the earth, and whatsoever is in between them, the Most Beneficent, none can dare to speak with Him (on the Day of Resurrection except after His Leave).
38.  The Day that Ar-Rooh [Jibrael (Gabriel) or another angel] and the angels will stand forth in rows, none shall speak except him whom the Most Beneficent (Allaah) allows, and he will speak what is right.
39.  That is without doubt the True Day, so, whosoever wills, let him seek a place with (or a way to) His Lord (by obeying Him in this worldly life)!
40.  Verily, We have warned you of a near torment, the Day when man will see that (the deeds) which his hands have sent forth, and the disbeliever will say: "Woe to me! Would that I were dust!"

[1] (78):31 Muttaqoon: means pious and righteous persons who fear Allaah much (abstain from all kinds of sins and evil deeds which He has forbidden) and love Allaah much (perform all kinds of good deeds which He has ordained).
[2] (78):36
  1. Islaam demolishes all the previous evil deeds and so do migration (for Allaah's sake) and Hajj (pilgrimage to Makkah). [Saheeh Muslim, Vol. 1, Chapter 52, Page 18]

  2. What is said regarding the superiority of a person who embraces Islaam sincerely: Narrated Abu Sa'eed al-Khudree (radi-Allaahu 'anhu):
    Allaah's Messenger (sal-Allaahu 'alayhe wa sallam) said, "If a person embraces Islaam sincerely, then Allaah shall forgive all his past sins, and after that starts the settlement of accounts: the reward of his good deeds will be ten times to seven hundred times for each good deed, and an evil deed will be recorded as it is unless Allaah forgives it." [Saheeh Bukhaaree, Vol. 1, Hadeeth No. 40A]
    Narrated Aboo Hurairah (radi-Allaahu 'anhu):
    Allaah's Messenger (sal-Allaahu 'alayhe wa sallam) said, "If anyone of you improves (follows strictly) his Islaamic religion then his good deeds will be rewarded ten times to seven hundred times for each good deed and a bad deed will be recorded as it is." [Saheeh Bukhaaree, Vol. 1, Hadeeth No. 40B]

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