Ali Quli Qarai, The Qur’ān with a Phrase-by-Phrase English Translation (2005)

Indeed We have prepared for the wrongdoers a Fire
whose curtains will surround them [on all sides].
If they cry out for help,
they will be helped with a water like molten copper
which will scald the faces.
What an evil drink,
and how ill a resting place!
30 As for those who have faith
and do righteous deeds
— indeed We do not waste the reward
of those who are good in deeds.
31 For such there will be the Gardens of Eden
with streams running in them.
They will be adorned therein
with bracelets of gold
and wear green garments
of silk and brocade,
reclining therein on couches.
How excellent a reward,
and how good a resting place!

32 Draw for them the parable of two men
for each of whom We had made
two gardens of vines,
and We had surrounded them with date palms,
and placed crops between them.
33 Both gardens yielded their produce
without stinting anything of it.
And We had set a stream gushing through them.
34 He had abundant fruits,

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Ali Quli Qarai, The Qur’ān with a Phrase-by-Phrase English Translation, Islamic College for Advance Studies Press (ICAS), London (Distributed by The Centre for Translation of the Holy Qur’ān, Qom, Iran), Consulted online at “Quran Archive - Texts and Studies on the Quran” on 30 May. 2023: