'For those who obey the orders of God and of His Prophet, for them, according to
these verses, there is a Paradise of Delights; but those who disbelieve after they have
believed, and who break their promise and that which the Prophet had stipulated for them,
shall be cast into Hell.
'They who have injured their own souls and have been disobedient to the executor of
the Prophet1 (i.e., 'Ali), they shall drink of the scalding water.
God is He who gives light to the heavens and to the earth, and who chooses the angels, the
prophets, and who makes believers; they are His creation, He creates what He wills: there
is no God but He, the merciful and gracious.
'Truly, those who were before them have deceived their prophets. I have punished them
for their deceit, and my punishment is severe and strong.
'Truly, God has destroyed 'Ad and Samud2 on account of what they did and
has made them as a memorial to you, but ye did not believe. And He did the same with
regard to Pharaoh for his opposition to Moses and his brother Aaron. He drowned him and
all who followed him as a sign to you, yet most of you are perverse. Truly, God will
gather them together in the day of resurrection, and they will not be able to answer when
questioned: for them is the Hell, for God is knowing and wise.
'O Prophet! publish my warnings, perhaps they will follow them. In truth, they who
turned from my signs and my orders have perished. As to those who keep thy covenant, I
reward them with the Paradise of Delights. Truly, God is the pardoner and the great