Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

The Hour has drawn near and the moon was split ˹in two˺.

       

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

Yet, whenever they see a sign, they turn away, saying, “Same old magic!”

      

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

They rejected ˹the truth˺ and followed their own desires—and every matter will be settled—

       

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

even though the stories ˹of destroyed nations˺ that have already come to them are a sufficient deterrent.

     

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

˹This Quran is˺ profound ˹in˺ wisdom, but warnings are of no benefit ˹to them˺.

        

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

So turn away from them ˹O Prophet˺. ˹And wait for˺ the Day ˹when˺ the caller will summon ˹them˺ for something horrifying.

        

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

With eyes downcast, they will come forth from the graves as if they were swarming locusts,

        

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

rushing towards the caller. The disbelievers will cry, “This is a difficult Day!”

         

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

Before them, the people of Noah denied ˹the truth˺ and rejected Our servant, calling ˹him˺ insane. And he was intimidated.

     

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

So he cried out to his Lord, “I am helpless, so help ˹me˺!”