And the evil (sins and bad deeds) of what they earned became obvious to them and the very thing (the torment) they mocked at surrounded them.
When harm touches a man, he calls upon Us. Then, when We send him a blessing from Us, he says: “I have been given this only because of a knowledge”. Nay, it is a trial, but most of them do not know.
Those before them also did say (the very same thing) indeed, but whatever they earned did not benefit them.
So the evil (sins, bad deeds) touched them. And those who did wrong of those, the evil of what they earn will soon touch them, and they do not have the power to prevent the torment.
Do they not know that Allah enlarges the sustenance for whom He wills, and straitens for whom He wills? Most surely there are Sings in this for a people who believe.
Say: “O My servants who have acted extravagantly (crossed the line) against their own souls! Do not despair of the Mercy of Allah. Surely Allah forgives (changes into rewards) the sins altogether. He surely, He is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful (the One that sends the Glorious light of Mercy).
And turn to your Lord (wish to make your spirit reach Allah while you are alive)! And submit to Him (Allah) (submit your spirit, your physical body, your soul and your free will to Allah) before the torment comes upon you, then (otherwise) you will not be helped.
And follow (depend on) the best of that (the order) which is sent down to you from your Lord, before the torment comes on you suddenly while you do not even perceive!
(Don’t be) a person who should say: “O woe to me, for all that in which I have exceeded the limit concerning my going away from Allah, and I was indeed of those who mocked”.