Verse 81:11

وَاِذَا السَّمَآءُ كُشِطَتۡۙ‏

When the sky is unveiled. [The space sciences advance]

Verse 81:12

وَاِذَا الۡجَحِيۡمُ سُعِّرَتۡۙ‏

When the Blazing fire is increased in ferocity. [The guilty are swiftly apprehended]

Verse 81:13

وَاِذَا الۡجَـنَّةُ اُزۡلِفَتۡۙ‏

When the Paradise is brought near. [A glimpse of it shows in the earthly life]

Verse 81:14

عَلِمَتۡ نَفۡسٌ مَّاۤ اَحۡضَرَتۡؕ‏

(Then) every 'self' will see what it has prepared.

Verse 81:15

فَلَاۤ اُقۡسِمُ بِالۡخُنَّسِۙ‏

Oh, but I call to witness the revolving planets.

Verse 81:16

الۡجَوَارِ الۡكُنَّسِۙ‏

The stars which rise and set in their orbits.

Verse 81:17

وَالَّيۡلِ اِذَا عَسۡعَسَۙ‏

And the Night as it slowly closes upon.

Verse 81:18

وَالصُّبۡحِ اِذَا تَنَفَّسَۙ‏

And the fresh breath of the morning.

Verse 81:19

اِنَّهٗ لَقَوۡلُ رَسُوۡلٍ كَرِيۡمٍۙ‏

This is the revealed Word in the dialect of a noble Messenger. [44:58, 69:40]

Verse 81:20

ذِىۡ قُوَّةٍ عِنۡدَ ذِى الۡعَرۡشِ مَكِيۡنٍۙ‏

Strengthened by Him Who is enthroned in His Almightiness of Supreme Control.

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