Tafsir Tanwîr al-Miqbâs min Tafsîr Ibn ‘Abbâs

Verse 10.53

(And they ask thee) O Muhammad (to inform them) i.e. about the punishment and the Qur'an ((saying): Is it true) i.e. the punishment and the Qur'an? (Say: Yea, by my Lord) say: yes, by my Lord, (verily it is true) the punishment will truly happen, (and ye cannot escape) Allah's punishment.