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ⅬⅤ, 33-50.
the qurʼân.

then pass through them ! — ye cannot pass through save by authority !
Then which of your Lord’s bounties will ye twain deny ?
35 There shall be sent against you a flash of fire, and molten copper, and ye shall not be helped !
Then which of your Lord’s bounties will ye twain deny ?
And when the heaven is rent asunder and become rosy red[1] — (melting) like grease !
Then which of your Lord’s bounties will ye twain deny ?
On that day neither man nor ginn shall be asked about his crime !
40 Then which of your Lord’s bounties will ye twain deny ?
The sinners shall be known by their marks, and shall be seized by the forelock and the feet !
Then which of your Lord’s bounties will ye twain deny ?
‘ This is hell, which the sinners did call a lie ! they shall circulate between it and water boiling quite !’
45 Then which of your Lord’s bounties will ye twain deny ?
But for him who fears the station of his Lord are gardens twain !
Then which of your Lord’s bounties will ye twain deny ?
Both furnished with branching trees.
Then which of your Lord’s bounties will ye twain deny ?
50 In each are flowing springs.

  1. The word is also said to mean red leather.