And when We give the people a taste of mercy after adversity has touched them, at once they plot (mock) against Our verses. Say: “Allah is more Swift in plotting”. Certainly, Our messengers write down (record) what you plot.
He it is Who makes you travel by land and sea. Even you were in the ships, and they were sailing on with them in a pleasant breeze. And they rejoiced in it. A violent wind overtook them and the billows surged in on them from all sides. They assumed that they were encompassed about. They invoked Allah making their religion pure for Him Alone: “If You deliver us from this, we shall truly be of the grateful ones”.
But when He saves them, at once they commit injustice upon the earth without right. O mankind! Your rebellion is against your own souls, enjoyment of this world’s life, then to us shall be your return. So We will inform you of what you used to do.
The example of the worldly life is but like rain which We have sent down from the sky that the plants of the earth absorb which from men and livestock eat. Even when the earth clad in its adornments and is beautified, its people think that they have all the powers of disposal over it. Our Command came to it, by night or by day, so We rendered it as reaped seed-produce (a clean-mown harvest) as if it had not flourished yesterday. Thus do We explain the Verses in detail for a people who reflect.
And Allah invites to the Abode of Surrender (Peace) and guides whom He wills (to cause to reach the Abode of Surrender, to His Presence) to Sırati Mustakîm (the Path directed towards Allah).