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Indeed, We will have perfectly created their mates,
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making them virgins,
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loving and of equal age,
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for the people of the right,
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˹who will be˺ a multitude from earlier generations
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and a multitude from later generations.
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And the people of the left—how ˹miserable˺ will they be!
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˹They will be˺ in scorching heat and boiling water,
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in the shade of black smoke,
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neither cool nor refreshing.
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Indeed, before this ˹torment˺ they were spoiled by luxury,
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and persisted in the worst of sin.1
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They used to ask ˹mockingly˺, “When we are dead and reduced to dust and bones, will we really be resurrected?
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And our forefathers as well?”
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Say, ˹O Prophet,˺ “Most certainly, earlier and later generations
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will surely be gathered ˹together˺ for the appointed Day.
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