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المَعَارِجِ Al-MaÔŒrij 31 الآية :

فَمَنِ ٱبۡتَغَىٰ وَرَآءَ ذَٰلِكَ فَأُوْلَـٰٓئِكَ هُمُ ٱلۡعَادُونَ

But whoever seeks beyond that, then they are the transgressors


المَعَارِجِ Al-MaÔŒrij 32 الآية :

وَٱلَّذِينَ هُمۡ لِأَمَٰنَٰتِهِمۡ وَعَهۡدِهِمۡ رَٰعُونَ

And those who are to their trusts and promises attentive.


المَعَارِجِ Al-MaÔŒrij 33 الآية :

وَٱلَّذِينَ هُم بِشَهَٰدَٰتِهِمۡ قَآئِمُونَ

And those who are in their testimonies upright


المَعَارِجِ Al-MaÔŒrij 34 الآية :

وَٱلَّذِينَ هُمۡ عَلَىٰ صَلَاتِهِمۡ يُحَافِظُونَ

And those who [carefully] maintain their prayer:


المَعَارِجِ Al-MaÔŒrij 35 الآية :

أُوْلَـٰٓئِكَ فِي جَنَّـٰتٖ مُّكۡرَمُونَ

They will be in gardens,[1] honored.

1- In Paradise.


المَعَارِجِ Al-MaÔŒrij 36 الآية :

فَمَالِ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُواْ قِبَلَكَ مُهۡطِعِينَ

So what is [the matter] with those who disbelieve, hastening [from] before you, [O Muúammad],


المَعَارِجِ Al-MaÔŒrij 37 الآية :

عَنِ ٱلۡيَمِينِ وَعَنِ ٱلشِّمَالِ عِزِينَ

[To sit] on [your] right and [your] left in separate groups?[1]

1- They sat at a distance in order to oppose and mock the Prophet (), claiming that they would enter Paradise before the believers.


المَعَارِجِ Al-MaÔŒrij 38 الآية :

أَيَطۡمَعُ كُلُّ ٱمۡرِيٕٖ مِّنۡهُمۡ أَن يُدۡخَلَ جَنَّةَ نَعِيمٖ

Does every person among them aspire to enter a garden of pleasure?


المَعَارِجِ Al-MaÔŒrij 39 الآية :

كَلَّآۖ إِنَّا خَلَقۡنَٰهُم مِّمَّا يَعۡلَمُونَ

No! Indeed, We have created them from that which they know.[1]

1- i.e., a liquid disdained. So how can they expect to enter Paradise except by the will of their Creator?


المَعَارِجِ Al-MaÔŒrij 40 الآية :

فَلَآ أُقۡسِمُ بِرَبِّ ٱلۡمَشَٰرِقِ وَٱلۡمَغَٰرِبِ إِنَّا لَقَٰدِرُونَ

So I swear by the Lord of [all] risings and settings[1] that indeed We are able

1- i.e., AllŒh (subúŒnahu wa taÔŒlŒ), who determines the point at which the sun, moon and stars rise and set according to season and every position of observation.


المَعَارِجِ Al-MaÔŒrij 41 الآية :

عَلَىٰٓ أَن نُّبَدِّلَ خَيۡرٗا مِّنۡهُمۡ وَمَا نَحۡنُ بِمَسۡبُوقِينَ

To replace them with better than them; and We are not to be outdone.


المَعَارِجِ Al-MaÔŒrij 42 الآية :

فَذَرۡهُمۡ يَخُوضُواْ وَيَلۡعَبُواْ حَتَّىٰ يُلَٰقُواْ يَوۡمَهُمُ ٱلَّذِي يُوعَدُونَ

So leave them to converse vainly and amuse themselves until they meet their Day which they are promised


المَعَارِجِ Al-MaÔŒrij 43 الآية :

يَوۡمَ يَخۡرُجُونَ مِنَ ٱلۡأَجۡدَاثِ سِرَاعٗا كَأَنَّهُمۡ إِلَىٰ نُصُبٖ يُوفِضُونَ

The Day they will emerge from the graves rapidly as if they were, toward an erected idol, hastening.[1]

1- i.e., just as they used to race, whenever an idol was newly appointed, to be the first of its worshippers.


المَعَارِجِ Al-MaÔŒrij 44 الآية :

خَٰشِعَةً أَبۡصَٰرُهُمۡ تَرۡهَقُهُمۡ ذِلَّةٞۚ ذَٰلِكَ ٱلۡيَوۡمُ ٱلَّذِي كَانُواْ يُوعَدُونَ

Their eyes humbled, humiliation will cover them. That is the Day which they had been promised.