By the one who is denoted by the name Allah (who created my being with His Names in accord with the meaning of the letter ‘B’), the Rahman, the Rahim.
1. By the space containing the constellations!
2. And the promised time!
3. And by the witness and the witnessed!
4. Destroyed were the people of the trench...
5. In the fire full of fuel.
6. The fire around which they sat...
7. And they were witnesses to what they were doing to the believers!
8. And they avenged them (the believers) only because they believed in Allah, the Aziz, the Hamid.
9. To whom belongs the sovereignty of the heavens and the earth! Allah is witness to everything!
10. Indeed, those who torture the believing men and believing women and do not repent, there is the suffering of Hell for them, and there is a burning suffering for them.
11. Indeed, those who believe and fulfill the requisites of faith, there are Paradises for them underneath which rivers flow... This is the great attainment!
12. Indeed, the seizure of your Rabb is intense!
13. It is HU who originates (manifests) and then returns it (recreates)!
14. He is the Ghafur, the Wadud.
15. The owner of the Throne, the Majeed (the Majestic).
16. The doer of what He wills!
17. Did the news of those armies reach you?
18. Those (who destroyed) Pharaoh and Thamud!
19. No! Those who disbelieve in the knowledge of the reality are in denial.
20. But Allah encompassed them from (within their depths)!
21. Indeed, this is an honored Quran.
22. In a preserved tablet (Lawh-i Mahfuz; the unmanifest knowledge of Allah and sunnatullah)!