AL A`ADIYAT (THE SPRINTERS)
(Revealed at Mecca - contains 11 verses - 1 section)
Allah - beginning with the name of - the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful
[A`adiyat 100:1] By oath of those that sprint, breathing heavily. (The horses used in Holy War.)
[A`adiyat 100:2] Striking stones with their hooves, sparking fire.
[A`adiyat 100:3] And by oath of those who raid at dawn.
[A`adiyat 100:4] So thereupon raising dust.
[A`adiyat 100:5] Then penetrate to the centre of the enemy army.
[A`adiyat 100:6] Indeed man is very ungrateful towards his Lord.
[A`adiyat 100:7] And indeed he himself is a witness to it.
[A`adiyat 100:8] And indeed he loves wealth to the extreme.
[A`adiyat 100:9] So does he not know? When those in the graves are raised,
[A`adiyat 100:10] And all what lies in the breasts is opened -
[A`adiyat 100:11] On that day their Lord surely knows
all about them!
END OF SURAH