The Human Truth Foundation

Sura 98 of the Qur'an

By Vexen Crabtree 2013


Title: Al-Bayyina
English: The Clear Proof
Location: Madina

Traditional Order:
< Sura 97 (Al-Qadr - The Power)
> Sura 99 (Al-Zalzala - The Earthquake)

Chronological Order:
< Sura 65 (At-Talaq - Divorce)
> Sura 59 (Al-Hashr - Exile)

Verses: 8

1The unbelievers of the People of the Book and the idolaters would never leave off; till the Clear Sign came to them,

Sura 98:6-7 appears on Pascal's Wager is Safer in Reverse: Picking a Religion is Dangerous Business: 3.3. The Islamic Qur'an - Worshipping the Wrong God (Especially Trinitarian Ones) is a Ticket to Hell.

2a Messenger from God, reciting pages purified,
3therein true Books.
4And they scattered not, those that were given the Book, excepting after the Clear Sign came to them.
5They were commanded only to serve God, making the religion His sincerely, men of pure faith, and to perform the prayer, and pay the alms -- that is the religion of the True.
6The unbelievers of the People of the Book and the idolaters shall be in the Fire of Gehenna, therein dwelling forever; those are the worst of creatures.
7But those who believe, and do righteous deeds, those are the best of creatures;
8their recompense is with their Lord-Gardens of Eden, underneath which rivers flow, therein dwelling for ever and ever. God is well-pleased with them, and they are well-pleased with Him; that is for him who fears his Lord.