Sura 51: Drivers of the Winds (Al-Dhareyat)

Sura 51:  Drivers of the Winds (Al-Dhareyat)

Number of verses in sura: 60

Order of revelation: 67


[51:0]  In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful


[51:1]  The blowing winds.


[51:2]  Bearing rain.


[51:3]  Bringing provisions.


[51:4]  Distributing them as commanded.


[51:5]  What is promised to you will surely come to pass.


[51:6]  The Day of Judgment is inevitable.


[51:7]  Despite the perfectly created sky.


[51:8]  You continue to dispute the truth.


[51:9]  Deviating therefrom are the deviators.


[51:10]  Woe to the falsifiers.


[51:11]  In their blundering, they are totally heedless.


[51:12]  They question the Day of Judgment.


[51:13]  The day they are presented to the fire.


[51:14]  Taste the retribution; this is what you used to challenge.


[51:15]  The righteous have deserved gardens and springs.


[51:16]  They receive their Lord’s rewards, for they used to be pious.


[51:17]  Rarely did they sleep the whole night.


[51:18]  At dawn, they prayed for forgiveness.


[51:19]  A portion of their money was set aside for the beggar and the needy.


[51:20]  The earth is full of signs for those who are certain.


[51:21]  And within yourselves; can you see?


[51:22]  In the heaven is your provision, and everything that is promised to you.


[51:23]  By the Lord of the heaven and the earth, this is as true as the fact that you speak.


[51:24]  Have you noted the history of Abraham’s honorable guests?


[51:25]  They visited him, saying, “Peace.” He said, “Peace to you, strangers!”


[51:26]  He asked his family to prepare a fat calf.


[51:27]  When he offered it to them, he remarked, “Do you not eat?”


[51:28]  He harbored fear of them. They said, “Have no fear,” and they gave good news of a knowledgeable son.


[51:29]  His wife was astonished. Noting her wrinkled face: “I am a sterile old woman.”


[51:30]  They said, “Thus said your Lord. He is the Most Wise, the Omniscient.”


[51:31]  He said, “What are you up to, O messengers?”


[51:32]  They said, “We have been dispatched to criminal people.


[51:33]  “We will shower them with rocks of clay.


[51:34]  “Marked by your Lord for the transgressors.”


[51:35]  We then delivered all the believers.


[51:36]  We did not find in it except one house of submitters.


[51:37]  We set it up as a lesson for those who fear the painful retribution.


[51:38]  In Moses (there is a lesson). We sent him to Pharaoh with manifest proofs.


[51:39]  But he turned away, in arrogance, and said, “Magician, or crazy.”


[51:40]  Consequently, we punished him and his troops. We threw them into the sea, and he is the one to blame.


[51:41]  In `Aad (there is a lesson). We sent upon them disastrous wind.


[51:42]  Anything that it came upon was utterly destroyed.


[51:43]  In Thamoud (there is a lesson). They were told, “Enjoy temporarily.”


[51:44]  They rebelled against the command of their Lord. Consequently, the lightning struck them as they looked.


[51:45]  They could never get up, nor were they helped.


[51:46]  And the people of Noah before that; they were wicked people.


“Expansion of the Universe Theory” Confirmed


[51:47]  We constructed the sky with our hands, and we will continue to expand it.


[51:48]  And we made the earth habitable; a perfect design.


[51:49]  We created a pair (male and female) of everything, that you may take heed.


[51:50]  You shall escape to GOD. I am sent by Him to you as a manifest warner.


[51:51]  Do not set up beside GOD any other god. I am sent by Him to you as a manifest warner.


[51:52]  Consistently, when a messenger went to the previous generations, they said, “Magician,” or, “Crazy.”


[51:53]  Did they make an agreement with each other? Indeed, they are transgressors.


[51:54]  You may disregard them; you cannot be blamed.


[51:55]  And remind, for the reminder benefits the believers.


The Purpose of Our Existence


[51:56]  I did not create the jinns and the humans except to worship Me alone.


[51:57]  I need no provisions from them, nor do I need them to feed Me.


[51:58]  GOD is the Provider, the Possessor of all power, the Supreme.


[51:59]  The transgressors have incurred the same fate as their previous counterparts; they should not challenge.


[51:60]  Woe to those who disbelieved from the day that is awaiting them.