— and it shall be tempered with Tasnîm, — a spring from which those nigh to God shall drink.
Verily, those who sin do laugh at those who believe; 30 and when they pass by they wink at one another, and when they return to their family they return ridiculing them ; and when they see them they say, ‘ Verily, these do go astray !’ — but they are not sent as guardians over them !
But to-day those who believe shall at the misbelievers laugh ! 35 Upon couches shall they gaze ; are the misbelievers rewarded for what they have done ?
The Chapter of the Rending asunder.
In the name of the merciful and compassionate God.
When the heaven is rent asunder and gives ear unto its Lord, and is dutiful !
And when the earth is stretched out and casts forth what is in it, and is empty, 5 and gives ear unto its Lord, and is dutiful !
O man ! verily, thou are toiling after thy Lord, toiling ; wherefore shalt thou meet Him !
And as for him who is given his book in his right hand, he shall be reckoned with by an easy reckoning ; and he shall go back to his family joyfully.
10 But as for him who is given his book behind his back, he shall call out for destruction, but he
- Name of a fountain in Paradise, so called because it is conveyed to the highest apartments there.
- I. e. in the left hand, which will be chained behind the back, the right hand being fettered to the neck.