Edward Palmer, The Qur’ân (1880)
for you: but they plotted their stratagems, but with God is a stratagem for them, although at their stratagem the mountains should give way.
Think then not indeed that God fails in his promise to his apostles; — verily, God is mighty, the Lord of vengeance; on the day when the earth shall be changed for another earth, and the heavens too; and (all) shall go forth unto God, the one, the dominant.
 Thou shalt see the sinners on that day bound together in fetters; with shirts of pitch, and fire covering their faces; — that God may reward each soul according to what it has earned; verily, God is swift at reckoning up!
This is a message to be delivered to men that they may be warned thereby, and know that only He is God, — one, — and that those who have minds may remember.
The Chapter of El ‘Hagr 1.
In the name of the merciful and compassionate God!
A. L. R. Those are the signs 2 of the Book and of a perspicuous Qur’ân.
Many a time will those who. disbelieve fain they had been resigned 3.