Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

A challenger has demanded a punishment bound to come

    

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

for the disbelievers—to be averted by none—

    

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

from Allah, Lord of pathways of ˹heavenly˺ ascent,

           

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

˹through which˺ the angels and the ˹holy˺ spirit will ascend to Him on a Day fifty thousand years in length.

   

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

So endure ˹this denial, O Prophet,˺ with beautiful patience.

   

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

They truly see this ˹Day˺ as impossible,

  

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

but We see it as inevitable.

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Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

On that Day the sky will be like molten brass

   

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

and the mountains like ˹tufts of˺ wool.

    

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

And no close friend will ask ˹about˺ their friends,