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#76. Dahr *SURAH*

In the name of Allah Most Gracious Most Merciful

1. Has there not been over Man a long period of Time when he was
nothing (not even) mentioned?

2. Verily We created Man from a drop of mingled sperm in order to
try him: so We gave him (the gifts) of Hearing and Sight.

3. We showed him the Way: whether he be grateful or ungrateful
(rests on his will)

4. For the Rejecters We have prepared Chains Yokes and a Blazing

5. As to the Righteous they shall drink of a Cup (of Wine) mixed
with Kafur

6. A Fountain where the Devotees of Allah do drink making it flow
in unstinted abundance

7. They perform (their) vows and they fear a Day whose evil flies
far and wide

8. And they feed for the love of Allah the indigent the orphan
and the captive

9. (Saying) "We feed you for the sake of Allah alone: No reward
do we desire from you nor thanks

10. "We only fear a Day of distressful Wrath from the side of our

11. But Allah will deliver them from the evil of that Day and
will shed over them a light of Beauty and a (blissful) Joy.

12. And because they were patient and constant He will reward
them with a Garden and (garments of) silk

13. Reclining in the (Garden) on raised thrones they will see
there neither the sun's (excessive heat) nor (the moon's)
excessive cold

14. And the shades of the (Garden) will come low over them and
the bunches (of fruit) there will hang low in humility

15. And amongst them will be passed round vessels of silver and
goblets of crystal

16. Crystal-clear made of silver: they will determine the measure
thereof (according to their wishes)

17. And they will be given to drink there of a Cup (of Wine)
mixed with Zanjabil

18. A fountain there called Salsabil

19. And round about them will (serve) youths of perpetual
(freshness): if thou seest them thou wouldst think them scattered

20. And when thou lookest it is there thou wilt see a Bliss and a
Realm Magnificent

21. Upon them will be green Garments of fine silk and heavy
brocade and they will be adorned with Bracelets of silver; and
their Lord will give to them to drink of a Wine Pure and Holy

22. "Verily this is a Reward for you and your Endeavor is
accepted and recognized."

23. It is We Who have sent down the Qur'an to thee by stages

24. Therefore be patient with constancy to the Command of thy
Lord and hearken not to the sinner or the ingrate among them.

25. And celebrate the name of thy Lord morning and evening

26. And part of the night prostrate thyself to Him; and glorify
Him a long night through

27. As to these they love the fleeting life and put away behind
them a Day (that will be) hard

28. It is We Who created them and We have made their joints
strong; but when We will We can substitute the like of them by a
complete change

29. This is an admonition: whosoever will let him take a
(straight) Path to his Lord

30. But ye will not except as Allah wills; for Allah is full of
Knowledge and Wisdom

31. He will admit to His Mercy Whom He will; but the wrongdoers
for them has He prepared a grievous Penalty