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Source: Sayyid Abul Ala Maududi - Tafhim al-Qur'an - The Meaning of the Quran

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70:3

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Yusuf Ali

(A Penalty) from Allah, Lord of the Ways of Ascent.

Sahih International

[It is] from Allah , owner of the ways of ascent.

70:4

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Sahih International

The angels and the Spirit will ascend to Him during a Day the extent of which is fifty thousand years.

Yusuf Ali

The angels and the spirit ascend unto him in a Day the measure whereof is (as) fifty thousand years:

70:5

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Yusuf Ali

Therefore do thou hold Patience,- a Patience of beautiful (contentment).

Sahih International

So be patient with gracious patience.

70:6

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Sahih International

Indeed, they see it [as] distant,

Yusuf Ali

They see the (Day) indeed as a far-off (event):

70:7

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Yusuf Ali

But We see it (quite) near.

Sahih International

But We see it [as] near.

70:8

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Sahih International

On the Day the sky will be like murky oil,

Yusuf Ali

The Day that the sky will be like molten brass,

70:9

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Sahih International

And the mountains will be like wool,

Yusuf Ali

And the mountains will be like wool,

70:10

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Yusuf Ali

And no friend will ask after a friend,

Sahih International

And no friend will ask [anything of] a friend,

70:11

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Yusuf Ali

Though they will be put in sight of each other,- the sinner's desire will be: Would that he could redeem himself from the Penalty of that Day by (sacrificing) his children,

Sahih International

They will be shown each other. The criminal will wish that he could be ransomed from the punishment of that Day by his children

70:12

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Sahih International

And his wife and his brother

Yusuf Ali

His wife and his brother,

70:13

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Yusuf Ali

His kindred who sheltered him,

Sahih International

And his nearest kindred who shelter him

70:14

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Yusuf Ali

And all, all that is on earth,- so it could deliver him:

Sahih International

And whoever is on earth entirely [so] then it could save him.

70:15

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Sahih International

No! Indeed, it is the Flame [of Hell],

Yusuf Ali

By no means! for it would be the Fire of Hell!-

70:16

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Yusuf Ali

Plucking out (his being) right to the skull!-

Sahih International

A remover of exteriors.

70:17

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Sahih International

It invites he who turned his back [on truth] and went away [from obedience]

Yusuf Ali

Inviting (all) such as turn their backs and turn away their faces (from the Right).

70:18

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Sahih International

And collected [wealth] and hoarded.

Yusuf Ali

And collect (wealth) and hide it (from use)!

70:19

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Yusuf Ali

Truly man was created very impatient;-

Sahih International

Indeed, mankind was created anxious:

70:20

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Yusuf Ali

Fretful when evil touches him;

Sahih International

When evil touches him, impatient,

70:21

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And when good touches him, withholding [of it],

Yusuf Ali

And niggardly when good reaches him;-

70:22

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Except the observers of prayer -

Yusuf Ali

Not so those devoted to Prayer;-

70:23

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Those who are constant in their prayer

Yusuf Ali

Those who remain steadfast to their prayer;

70:24

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And those in whose wealth is a recognised right.

Sahih International

And those within whose wealth is a known right

70:25

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For the petitioner and the deprived -

Yusuf Ali

For the (needy) who asks and him who is prevented (for some reason from asking);

70:26

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Sahih International

And those who believe in the Day of Recompense

Yusuf Ali

And those who hold to the truth of the Day of Judgment;

70:27

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And those who are fearful of the punishment of their Lord -

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And those who fear the displeasure of their Lord,-

70:28

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For their Lord's displeasure is the opposite of Peace and Tranquillity;-

Sahih International

Indeed, the punishment of their Lord is not that from which one is safe -

70:29

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Yusuf Ali

And those who guard their chastity,

Sahih International

And those who guard their private parts

70:30

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Except from their wives or those their right hands possess, for indeed, they are not to be blamed -

Yusuf Ali

Except with their wives and the (captives) whom their right hands possess,- for (then) they are not to be blamed,

70:31

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But whoever seeks beyond that, then they are the transgressors -

Yusuf Ali

But those who trespass beyond this are transgressors;-

70:32

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Yusuf Ali

And those who respect their trusts and covenants;

Sahih International

And those who are to their trusts and promises attentive

70:33

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Sahih International

And those who are in their testimonies upright

Yusuf Ali

And those who stand firm in their testimonies;

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