M. H. Shakir, The Holy Quran; Arabic Text and English Translation; Foot-notes by M. H. Shakir (1974)
40. Save the servants of Allah, the purified ones.
41. For them is a known sustenance,
42. Fruits, and they shall be highly honoured,
43. In gardens of pleasure,
44. On thrones, facing each other.
45. A bowl shall be made to go round them from water running out of springs,
46. White, delicious to those who drink.
47. There shall be no trouble in it, nor shall they be exhausted therewith.
48. And with them shall be those who restrain the eyes, having beautiful eyes;
49. As if they were eggs carefully protected.
50. Then shall some of them advance to others, questioning each other.
51. A speaker from among them shall say: Surely I had a comrade of mine,
52. Who said: What! arc you indeed of those who accept (the truth)?
53. What! when we are dead and have become dust and bones, shall we then be certainly brought to judgment?
54. He shall say: Will you look on?
55. Then he looked down and saw him in the midst of hell.
56. He shall say: By Allah! you had almost caused me to perish:
57. And had it not been for the favour of my Lord, I would certainly have been among those brought up.
58. Is it then that we are not going to die,