Surely they do not wish to reach Us (they do not wish to make their spirits reach Us before death). They are pleased with the life of the world and are satisfied with it, and those who are heedless of Our Verses.
As for those, their abode is the Fire because of (the degrees) what they used to earn.
Surely those who believe (who are âmenû, who wish to reach Allah before death) and do improving deeds (the souls’ cleansing), their Lord will deliver them to Hidayet for their Faith. They are in the Gardens of Delight (Cannâtin Naîm) that rivers flow under them.
Their call in it (will be): “Glory be to You, O Allah”! And their greetings in it will be: “Peace”. And the close of their call will be: “All praise be to Allah, Lord of the Worlds”.
And if Allah were to hasten the evil to men as they would hasten on the good, their doom (term allowed to them) would already have been decreed for them. But We leave those alone who do not wish to reach Us (while they are living in this world) in their inordinacy, blindly wandering on.
And when harm touches man, he invokes Us, lying on his side, or sitting or standing. But when We remove the harm from him, he passes on as if he had never invoked Us for a harm that touched him. Thus it is made fair-seeming to the extravagant that which they used to do.
And certainly We did destroy generations before you when they did wrong. And their Messengers had come to them with the clear proofs. And they would not believe. Thus do We punish the guilty people.
Then We made you vicegerents in the earth after them so that We may see how you act.