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S (Saad)
88 verses, revealed in Mecca after The Moon (Al-Qamar) before A 'araaf (Al-A 'araaf)
In the name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful
Sad. By the Koran, containing the Remembrance -- (1) Nay, but the unbelievers are steeped in arrogance and stubborn defiance. (2) How many a generation have We destroyed before them, and they [then] called out; but it was not a time for escape. (3) And they marvel that there should come unto them a warner from among themselves. And the infidels say: this is a magician and a liar! (4) Has he turned so many gods into one deity? This is indeed a strange thing!" (5) And the leaders among them went about (saying): "Go on, and remain constant to your aliha (gods)! Verily, This is a thing designed (against you)! (6) We never heard of this in the former faith; this is nothing but a forgery: (7) Has the reminder been revealed to him from among us? Nay! they are in doubt as to My reminder. Nay! they have not yet tasted My chastisement! (8) Or, have they the treasuries of the Mercy of your Lord, the Almighty, the Giving? (9) Or do they possess the dominion of the heavens and the earth and of all that is in between them? If so, let them ascend the heights of the realm of causation and see! (10) They are only a small band among the defeated confederate tribes. (11) To the truth gave the lie aforetime Noah's people, and [the tribe of] Ad, and Pharaoh of the [many] tent-poles, (12) And Thamud, and the people of Lout (Lot), and the dwellers of the wood; such were the confederates. (13) There was not one of them but treated their messengers as liars, so My punishment rightly overtook them: (14)
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