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46. Afalam yaseeroo fee al-ardi fatakoona lahum quloobun yaAAqiloona biha aw

athanun yasmaAAoona biha fa-innaha la taAAma al-absaru walakin taAAma alquloobu

allatee fee a




46. Do they not travel through the land, so that their hearts (and minds) may thus learn

wisdom and their ears may thus learn to hear? Truly it is not their eyes that are blind, but

their hearts which are in their breasts.

47. WayastaAAjiloonaka bi


lAAathabi walan yukhlifa Allahu waAAdahu wa-inna

yawman AAinda rabbika kaalfi sanatin mimma taAAuddoon


47. Yet they ask thee to hasten on the Punishment! But Allah will not fail in His Promise.

Verily a Day in the sight of thy Lord is like a thousand years of your reckoning.

48. Wakaayyin min qaryatin amlaytu laha wahiya


alimatun thumma akhathtuha wa-

ilayya almaseer


48. And to how many populations did I give respite, which were given to wrong-doing?

in the end I punished them. To me is the destination (of all).