But when the unbelievers see you they make fun of you (and say): "Is this the one who mentions your gods (deridingly)?" Yet in Ar-Rahman they disbelieve!
Man is made of inordinate haste. We will show you Our signs, then you will not desire to hasten (the punishment).
Yet they say: "When will the promised threat come to pass, if you speak the truth?"
If only the unbelievers could apprehend the moment when they would neither be able to ward off the fire from their faces and their backs, nor help reach them!
It will come upon them unawares confounding them, and they will not be able to keep it back, nor will they be given respite.
Many apostles have been scoffed before you; but they who scoffed were themselves caught by what they had ridiculed.
Say: "Who guards you from Ar-Rahman by night and by day?" Yet from a mention of their Lord they turn away.
Or do they have lords of their own besides Us who can defend them? But they are not able to help themselves, nor can they find protection against Us.
We allowed them and their fathers time to enjoy till the very end of their lives. Do they not see Us advancing into the land, reducing its frontiers? Would they still prevail?