74:31 For We have caused none but angelic powers to lord over the fire [of hell], and We have not caused their number to be aught but a trial for those who are bent on denying the truth- to the end that they who have been granted revelation aforetime might be convinced [of the truth of this divine writ], and that they who have attained to faith [in it] might grow yet more firm in their faith, and that [both] they who have been granted the earlier revelation and they who believe [in this one] might be freed of all doubt, and that they in whose hearts is a disease and the who deny the truth outright might ask, “What does [your] God mean by this parable?” In this way, God lets go astray him that wills [to go astray], and guides aright him that wills [to be guided]. And none can comprehend thy Sustainers forces save Him alone, and all this is but a reminder to mortal man.
74:32 Nay, but consider the moon!
74:33 Consider the night when it departs.
74:34 And the morn when it dawns!
74:35 Verily, that [hell-fire] is Indeed one of the great [forewarnings].
74:36 A warning to mortal man.
74:37 To every one of you, whether he chooses to come forward or to hang back!
74:38 [On the Day of Judgment] every human being will be held in pledge for whatever [evil] he has wrought.
74:39 Save those who shall have attained to righteousness.
74:40 [Dwelling] In gardens [of paradise], they will inquire.