Qaf. [These letters (Qaf, etc.) are one of the miracles of the Quran, and none but Allah (Alone) knows their meanings]. By the Glorious Quran.
Nay, they wonder that there has come to them a warner (Muhammad SAW) from among themselves. So the disbelievers say:"This is a strange thing!
"When we are dead and have become dust (shall we be resurrected?) That is a far return."
We know that which the earth takes of them (their dead bodies), and with Us is a Book preserved (i.e. the Book of Decrees).
Nay, but they have denied the truth (this Quran) when it has come to them, so they are in a confused state (can not differentiate between right and wrong).
Have they not looked at the heaven above them, how We have made it and adorned it, and there are no rifts in it?
And the earth! We have spread it out, and set thereon mountains standing firm, and have produced therein every kind of lovely growth (plants).
An insight and a Reminder for every slave turning to Allah (i.e. the one who believes in Allah and performs deeds of His obedience, and always begs His pardon).
And We send down blessed water (rain) from the sky, then We produce therewith gardens and grain (every kind of harvests) that are reaped.
And tall date-palms, with ranged clusters;
A provision for (Allah"s) slaves. And We give life therewith to a dead land. Thus will be the resurrection (of the dead).
Denied before them (i.e. these pagans of Makkah who denied you, O Muhammad SAW) the people of Nuh (Noah), and the dwellers of Rass, and the Thamud,
And"Ad, and Fir"aun (Pharaoh), and the brethren of Lout (Lot),
And the dwellers of the Wood, and the people of Tubba"; everyone of them denied (their) Messengers, so My Threat took effect.
Were We then tired with the first creation? Nay, They are in confused doubt about a new creation (i.e. Resurrection)?
And indeed We have created man, and We know what his ownself whispers to him. And We are nearer to him than his jugular vein (by Our Knowledge).
(Remember!) that the two receivers (recording angels) receive (each human being after he or she has attained the age of puberty), one sitting on the right and one on the left (to note his or her actions).
Not a word does he (or she) utter, but there is a watcher by him ready (to record it).
And the stupor of death will come in truth:"This is what you have been avoiding!"
And the Trumpet will be blown, that will be the Day whereof warning (had been given) (i.e. the Day of Resurrection).