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1. Qari Waheed Zafar Qasmi
2. Sheikh Abdur Rehman Sudais and Saood Shuraim

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1. Qari Khushi Muhammad

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1. Al-Fatiha
2. Al-Baqara
3. Al-E-Imran
4. An-Nisa
5. Al-Maeda
6. Al-Anaam
7. Al-Airaaf
8. Al-Anfaal
9. Al-Tawba
10. Yunus
11. Huud
12. Yusuf
13. Al-Raad
14. Ibrahim
15. Al-Hijr
16. An-Nahl
17. Bani-Israel
18. Al-Kahf
19. Maryam
20. Ta-Ha
21. Al-Anbiya
22. Al-Hajj
23. Al-Mumenoon
24. Al-Noor
25. Al-Furqan
26. Al-Shuara
27. Al-Naml
28. Al-Qasas
29. Al-Ankaboot
30. Al-Room
31. Luqman
32. As-Sajda
33. Al-Ahzaab
34. Saba
35. Fatir
36. Ya-Seen
37. As-Saaffat
38. Suaad
39. Az-Zumar
40. Al-Mumin
41. Haa-Meem-Sajdah
42. Ash-Shura
43. Az-Zukhruf
44. Ad-Dukhan
45. Al-Jassiya
46. Al-Ahqaf
47. Muhammad
48. Al-Fateh
49. Al-Hujraat
50. Qaaf
51. Az-Zaariyat
52. At-Tur
53. An-Najm
54. Al-Qamar
55. Ar-Rahman
56. Al-Waqia
57. Al-Hadid
58. Al-Mujadila
59. Al-Hashr
60. Al-Mumtahina
61. As-Saff
62. Al-Jumua
63. Al-Munafiqoon
64. At-Taghabun
65. At-Talaq
66. At-Tahrim
67. Al-Mulk
68. Al-Qalam
69. Al-Haaqqa
70. Al-Maarij
71. Nooh
72. Al-Jinn
73. Al-Muzzammil
74. Al-Muddassir
75. Al-Qiyama
76. Al-Dahr
77. Al-Mursalat
78. An-Naba
79. An-Naziat
80. Abas
81. At-Takwir
82. Al-Infitar
83. Al-Mutaffifin
84. Al-Inshiqaq
85. Al-Burooj
86. At-Tariq
87. Al-Ala
88. Al-Ghashiya
89. Al-Fajr
90. Al-Balad
91. Ash-Shams
92. Al-Lail
93. Ad-Dhuha
94. Al-Alm-Nashrah
95. At-Teen
96. Al-Alaq
97. Al-Qadr
98. Al-Bayyina
99. Al-Zalzaal
100. Al-Adiyat
101. Al-Qaria
102. At-Takaasur
103. Al-Asr
104. Al-Humaza
105. Al-Feel
106. Quraish
107. Al-Ma'un
108. Al-Kauser
109. Al-Kafiroon
110. An-Nasr
111. Al-Lahb
112. Al-Ikhlas
113. Al-Falaq
114. An-Nas
Surah Bani-Israel (isra', the night journey, children of israel)

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By Yusuf Ali | By Shakir | By Pickthal | All 3

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.
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111 - Listen to Recitation of this Surah with Translation

Ayah: 1
Arabic: سُبْحَانَ الَّذِي أَسْرَى بِعَبْدِهِ لَيْلاً مِّنَ الْمَسْجِدِ الْحَرَامِ إِلَى الْمَسْجِدِ الأَقْصَى الَّذِي بَارَكْنَا حَوْلَهُ لِنُرِيَهُ مِنْ آيَاتِنَا إِنَّهُ هُوَ السَّمِيعُ البَصِيرُ
Pickthal: Glorified be He Who carried His servant by night from the Inviolable Place of Worship to the Far distant place of worship theneighbourhood whereof We have blessed, that We might show him of Ourtokens! Lo! He, only He, is the Hearer, the Seer.
Shakir: Glory be to Him Who made His servant to go on a night from the Sacred Mosque to the remote mosque of which We have blessed the precincts, so that We may show to him some of Our signs; surely He is the Hearing, the Seeing.
Yusuf Ali: Glory to (Allah) Who did take His servant for a Journey by night from the Sacred Mosque to the farthest Mosque, whose precincts We didbless,- in order that We might show him some of Our Signs: for He is theOne Who heareth and seeth (all things).

Ayah: 2
Arabic: وَآتَيْنَا مُوسَى الْكِتَابَ وَجَعَلْنَاهُ هُدًى لِّبَنِي إِسْرَائِيلَ أَلاَّ تَتَّخِذُواْ مِن دُونِي وَكِيلاً
Pickthal: We gave unto Moses the Scripture, and We appointed it a guidance for the children of Israel, saying: Choose no guardian beside Me.
Shakir: And We gave Musa the Book and made it a guidance to the children of Israel, saying: Do not take a protector besides Me;
Yusuf Ali: We gave Moses the Book, and made it a Guide to the Children of Israel, (commanding): "Take not other than Me as Disposer of (your)affairs."

Ayah: 3
Arabic: ذُرِّيَّةَ مَنْ حَمَلْنَا مَعَ نُوحٍ إِنَّهُ كَانَ عَبْدًا شَكُورًا
Pickthal: (They were) the seed of those whom We carried (in the ship) along with Noah. Lo! he was a grateful slave.
Shakir: The offspring of those whom We bore with Nuh; surely he was a grateful servant.
Yusuf Ali: O ye that are sprung from those whom We carried (in the Ark) with Noah! Verily he was a devotee most grateful.

Ayah: 4
Arabic: وَقَضَيْنَا إِلَى بَنِي إِسْرَائِيلَ فِي الْكِتَابِ لَتُفْسِدُنَّ فِي الأَرْضِ مَرَّتَيْنِ وَلَتَعْلُنَّ عُلُوًّا كَبِيرًا
Pickthal: And We decreed for the Children of Israel in the Scripture: Ye verily will work corruption in the earth twice, and ye will become greattyrants.
Shakir: And We had made known to the children of Israel in the Book: Most certainly you will make mischief in the land twice, and most certainly you will behave insolently with great insolence.
Yusuf Ali: And We gave (Clear) Warning to the Children of Israel in the Book, that twice would they do mischief on the earth and be elated withmighty arrogance (and twice would they be punished)!

Ayah: 5
Arabic: فَإِذَا جَاء وَعْدُ أُولاهُمَا بَعَثْنَا عَلَيْكُمْ عِبَادًا لَّنَا أُوْلِي بَأْسٍ شَدِيدٍ فَجَاسُواْ خِلاَلَ الدِّيَارِ وَكَانَ وَعْدًا مَّفْعُولاً
Pickthal: So when the time for the first of the two came, We roused against you slaves of Ours of great might who ravaged (your) country, andit was a threat performed.
Shakir: So when the promise for the first of the two came, We sent over you Our servants, of mighty prowess, so they went to and fro among the houses, and it was a promise to be accomplished.
Yusuf Ali: When the first of the warnings came to pass, We sent against you Our servants given to terrible warfare: They entered the very inmostparts of your homes; and it was a warning (completely) fulfilled.

Ayah: 6
Arabic: ثُمَّ رَدَدْنَا لَكُمُ الْكَرَّةَ عَلَيْهِمْ وَأَمْدَدْنَاكُم بِأَمْوَالٍ وَبَنِينَ وَجَعَلْنَاكُمْ أَكْثَرَ نَفِيرًا
Pickthal: Then we gave you once again your turn against them, and We aided you with wealth and children and made you more in soldiery.
Shakir: Then We gave you back the turn to prevail against them, and aided you with wealth and children and made you a numerous band.
Yusuf Ali: Then did We grant you the Return as against them: We gave you increase in resources and sons, and made you the more numerous inman-power.

Ayah: 7
Arabic: إِنْ أَحْسَنتُمْ أَحْسَنتُمْ لِأَنفُسِكُمْ وَإِنْ أَسَأْتُمْ فَلَهَا فَإِذَا جَاء وَعْدُ الآخِرَةِ لِيَسُوؤُواْ وُجُوهَكُمْ وَلِيَدْخُلُواْ الْمَسْجِدَ كَمَا دَخَلُوهُ أَوَّلَ مَرَّةٍ وَلِيُتَبِّرُواْ مَا عَلَوْاْ تَتْبِيرًا
Pickthal: (Saying): If ye do good, ye do good for your own souls, and if ye do evil, it is for them (in like manner). So, when the time for thesecond (of the judgments) came (We roused against you others of Our slaves)to ravage you, and to enter the Temple even as they entered it the firsttime, and to lay waste all that they conquered with an utter wasting.
Shakir: If you do good, you will do good for your own souls, and if you do evil, it shall be for them. So when the second promise came (We raised another people) that they may bring you to grief and that they may enter the mosque as they entered it the first time, and that they might destroy whatever they gained ascendancy over with utter destruction.
Yusuf Ali: If ye did well, ye did well for yourselves; if ye did evil, (ye did it) against yourselves. So when the second of the warnings came topass, (We permitted your enemies) to disfigure your faces, and to enteryour Temple as they had entered it before, and to visit with destructionall that fell into their power.

Ayah: 8
Arabic: عَسَى رَبُّكُمْ أَن يَرْحَمَكُمْ وَإِنْ عُدتُّمْ عُدْنَا وَجَعَلْنَا جَهَنَّمَ لِلْكَافِرِينَ حَصِيرًا
Pickthal: It may be that your Lord will have mercy on you, but if ye repeat (the crime) We shall repeat (the punishment), and We have appointedhell a dungeon for the disbelievers.
Shakir: It may be that your Lord will have mercy on you, and if you again return (to disobedience) We too will return (to punishment), and We have made hell a prison for the unbelievers.
Yusuf Ali: It may be that your Lord may (yet) show Mercy unto you; but if ye revert (to your sins), We shall revert (to Our punishments): And we havemade Hell a prison for those who reject (all Faith).

Ayah: 9
Arabic: إِنَّ هَـذَا الْقُرْآنَ يِهْدِي لِلَّتِي هِيَ أَقْوَمُ وَيُبَشِّرُ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ الَّذِينَ يَعْمَلُونَ الصَّالِحَاتِ أَنَّ لَهُمْ أَجْرًا كَبِيرًا
Pickthal: Lo! this Qur'an guideth unto that which is straightest, and giveth tidings unto the believers who do good works that theirs will be agreat reward.
Shakir: Surely this Quran guides to that which is most upright and gives good news to the believers who do good that they shall have a great reward.
Yusuf Ali: Verily this Qur'an doth guide to that which is most right (or stable), and giveth the Glad Tidings to the Believers who work deeds ofrighteousness, that they shall have a magnificent reward;

Ayah: 10
Arabic: وأَنَّ الَّذِينَ لاَ يُؤْمِنُونَ بِالآخِرَةِ أَعْتَدْنَا لَهُمْ عَذَابًا أَلِيمًا
Pickthal: And that those who believe not in the Hereafter, for them We have prepared a painful doom.
Shakir: And that (as for) those who do not believe in the hereafter, We have prepared for them a painful chastisement.
Yusuf Ali: And to those who believe not in the Hereafter, (it announceth) that We have prepared for them a Penalty Grievous (indeed).

Ayah: 11
Arabic: وَيَدْعُ الإِنسَانُ بِالشَّرِّ دُعَاءهُ بِالْخَيْرِ وَكَانَ الإِنسَانُ عَجُولاً
Pickthal: Man prayeth for evil as he prayeth for good; for man was ever hasty.
Shakir: And man prays for evil as he ought to pray for good, and man is ever hasty.
Yusuf Ali: The prayer that man should make for good, he maketh for evil; for man is given to hasty (deeds).

Ayah: 12
Arabic: وَجَعَلْنَا اللَّيْلَ وَالنَّهَارَ آيَتَيْنِ فَمَحَوْنَا آيَةَ اللَّيْلِ وَجَعَلْنَا آيَةَ النَّهَارِ مُبْصِرَةً لِتَبْتَغُواْ فَضْلاً مِّن رَّبِّكُمْ وَلِتَعْلَمُواْ عَدَدَ السِّنِينَ وَالْحِسَابَ وَكُلَّ شَيْءٍ فَصَّلْنَاهُ تَفْصِيلاً
Pickthal: And We appoint the night and the day two portents. Then We make dark the portent of the night, and We make the portent of the daysight-giving, that ye may seek bounty from your Lord, and that ye may knowthe computation of the years, and the reckoning; and everything have Weexpounded with a clear expounding.
Shakir: And We have made the night and the day two signs, then We have made the sign of the night to pass away and We have made the sign of the day manifest, so that you may seek grace from your Lord, and that you might know the numbering of years and the reckoning; and We have explained everything with distinctness.
Yusuf Ali: We have made the Night and the Day as two (of Our) Signs: the Sign of the Night have We obscured, while the Sign of the Day We have madeto enlighten you; that ye may seek bounty from your Lord, and that ye mayknow the number and count of the years: all things have We explained indetail.

Ayah: 13
Arabic: وَكُلَّ إِنسَانٍ أَلْزَمْنَاهُ طَآئِرَهُ فِي عُنُقِهِ وَنُخْرِجُ لَهُ يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ كِتَابًا يَلْقَاهُ مَنشُورًا
Pickthal: And every man's augury have We fastened to his own neck, and We shall bring forth for him on the Day of Resurrection a book which hewill find wide open.
Shakir: And We have made every man's actions to cling to his neck, and We will bring forth to him on the resurrection day a book which he will find wide open:
Yusuf Ali: Every man's fate We have fastened on his own neck: On the Day of Judgment We shall bring out for him a scroll, which he will see spreadopen.

Ayah: 14
Arabic: اقْرَأْ كَتَابَكَ كَفَى بِنَفْسِكَ الْيَوْمَ عَلَيْكَ حَسِيبًا
Pickthal: (And it will be said unto him): Read thy Book. Thy soul sufficeth as reckoner against thee this day.
Shakir: Read your book; your own self is sufficient as a reckoner against you this day.
Yusuf Ali: (It will be said to him:) "Read thine (own) record: Sufficient is thy soul this day to make out an account against thee."

Ayah: 15
Arabic: مَّنِ اهْتَدَى فَإِنَّمَا يَهْتَدي لِنَفْسِهِ وَمَن ضَلَّ فَإِنَّمَا يَضِلُّ عَلَيْهَا وَلاَ تَزِرُ وَازِرَةٌ وِزْرَ أُخْرَى وَمَا كُنَّا مُعَذِّبِينَ حَتَّى نَبْعَثَ رَسُولاً
Pickthal: Whosoever goeth right, it is only for (the good of) his own soul that he goeth right, and whosoever erreth, erreth only to its hurt. Noladen soul can bear another's load, We never punish until we have sent amessenger.
Shakir: Whoever goes aright, for his own soul does he go aright; and whoever goes astray, to its detriment only does he go astray: nor can the bearer of a burden bear the burden of another, nor do We chastise until We raise a messenger.
Yusuf Ali: Who receiveth guidance, receiveth it for his own benefit: who goeth astray doth so to his own loss: No bearer of burdens can bear theburden of another: nor would We visit with Our Wrath until We had sent anmessenger (to give warning).

Ayah: 16
Arabic: وَإِذَا أَرَدْنَا أَن نُّهْلِكَ قَرْيَةً أَمَرْنَا مُتْرَفِيهَا فَفَسَقُواْ فِيهَا فَحَقَّ عَلَيْهَا الْقَوْلُ فَدَمَّرْنَاهَا تَدْمِيرًا
Pickthal: And when We would destroy a township We send commandment to its folk who live at ease, and afterward they commit abomination therein,and so the Word (of doom) hath effect for it, and we annihilate it withcomplete annihilation.
Shakir: And when We wish to destroy a town, We send Our commandment to the people of it who lead easy lives, but they transgress therein; thus the word proves true against it, so We destroy it with utter destruction.
Yusuf Ali: When We decide to destroy a population, We (first) send a definite order to those among them who are given the good things of thislife and yet transgress; so that the word is proved true against them: then(it is) We destroy them utterly.

Ayah: 17
Arabic: وَكَمْ أَهْلَكْنَا مِنَ الْقُرُونِ مِن بَعْدِ نُوحٍ وَكَفَى بِرَبِّكَ بِذُنُوبِ عِبَادِهِ خَبِيرًَا بَصِيرًا
Pickthal: How many generations have We destroyed since Noah! And Allah sufficeth as Knower and Beholder of the sins of His slaves.
Shakir: And how many of the generations did We destroy after Nuh! and your Lord is sufficient as Knowing and Seeing with regard to His servants' faults.
Yusuf Ali: How many generations have We destroyed after Noah? and enough is thy Lord to note and see the sins of His servants.

Ayah: 18
Arabic: مَّن كَانَ يُرِيدُ الْعَاجِلَةَ عَجَّلْنَا لَهُ فِيهَا مَا نَشَاء لِمَن نُّرِيدُ ثُمَّ جَعَلْنَا لَهُ جَهَنَّمَ يَصْلاهَا مَذْمُومًا مَّدْحُورًا
Pickthal: Whoso desireth that (life) which hasteneth away, We hasten for him therein what We will for whom We please. And afterward We haveappointed for him hell; he will endure the heat thereof, condemned,rejected.
Shakir: Whoever desires this present life, We hasten to him therein what We please for whomsoever We desire, then We assign to him the hell; he shall enter it despised, driven away.
Yusuf Ali: If any do wish for the transitory things (of this life), We readily grant them - such things as We will, to such person as We will: inthe end have We provided Hell for them: they will burn therein, disgracedand rejected.

Ayah: 19
Arabic: وَمَنْ أَرَادَ الآخِرَةَ وَسَعَى لَهَا سَعْيَهَا وَهُوَ مُؤْمِنٌ فَأُولَئِكَ كَانَ سَعْيُهُم مَّشْكُورًا
Pickthal: And whoso desireth the Hereafter and striveth for it with the effort necessary, being a believer; for such, their effort findeth favour(with their Lord).
Shakir: And whoever desires the hereafter and strives for it as he ought to strive and he is a believer; (as for) these, their striving shall surely be accepted.
Yusuf Ali: Those who do wish for the (things of) the Hereafter, and strive therefor with all due striving, and have Faith,- they are the oneswhose striving is acceptable (to Allah).

Ayah: 20
Arabic: كُلاًّ نُّمِدُّ هَـؤُلاء وَهَـؤُلاء مِنْ عَطَاء رَبِّكَ وَمَا كَانَ عَطَاء رَبِّكَ مَحْظُورًا
Pickthal: Each do We supply, both these and those, from the bounty of thy Lord. And the bounty of thy Lord can never be walled up.
Shakir: All do We aid-- these as well as those-- out of the bounty of your Lord, and the bounty of your Lord is not confined.
Yusuf Ali: Of the bounties of thy Lord We bestow freely on all- These as well as those: The bounties of thy Lord are not closed (to anyone).

Ayah: 21
Arabic: انظُرْ كَيْفَ فَضَّلْنَا بَعْضَهُمْ عَلَى بَعْضٍ وَلَلآخِرَةُ أَكْبَرُ دَرَجَاتٍ وَأَكْبَرُ تَفْضِيلاً
Pickthal: See how We prefer one of them above another, and verily the Hereafter will be greater in degrees and greater in preferment.
Shakir: See how We have made some of them to excel others, and certainly the hereafter is much superior in respect of excellence.
Yusuf Ali: See how We have bestowed more on some than on others; but verily the Hereafter is more in rank and gradation and more in excellence.

Ayah: 22
Arabic: لاَّ تَجْعَل مَعَ اللّهِ إِلَـهًا آخَرَ فَتَقْعُدَ مَذْمُومًا مَّخْذُولاً
Pickthal: Set not up with Allah any other god (O man) lest thou sit down reproved, forsaken.
Shakir: Do not associate with Allah any other god, lest you sit down despised, neglected.
Yusuf Ali: Take not with Allah another object of worship; or thou (O man!) wilt sit in disgrace and destitution.

Ayah: 23
Arabic: وَقَضَى رَبُّكَ أَلاَّ تَعْبُدُواْ إِلاَّ إِيَّاهُ وَبِالْوَالِدَيْنِ إِحْسَانًا إِمَّا يَبْلُغَنَّ عِندَكَ الْكِبَرَ أَحَدُهُمَا أَوْ كِلاَهُمَا فَلاَ تَقُل لَّهُمَآ أُفٍّ وَلاَ تَنْهَرْهُمَا وَقُل لَّهُمَا قَوْلاً كَرِيمًا
Pickthal: Thy Lord hath decreed, that ye worship none save Him, and (that ye show) kindness to parents. If one of them or both of them attainold age with thee, say not "Fie" unto them nor repulse them, but speak untothem a gracious word.
Shakir: And your Lord has commanded that you shall not serve (any) but Him, and goodness to your parents. If either or both of them reach old age with you, say not to them (so much as) "Ugh" nor chide them, and speak to them a generous word.
Yusuf Ali: Thy Lord hath decreed that ye worship none but Him, and that ye be kind to parents. Whether one or both of them attain old age in thylife, say not to them a word of contempt, nor repel them, but address themin terms of honour.

Ayah: 24
Arabic: وَاخْفِضْ لَهُمَا جَنَاحَ الذُّلِّ مِنَ الرَّحْمَةِ وَقُل رَّبِّ ارْحَمْهُمَا كَمَا رَبَّيَانِي صَغِيرًا
Pickthal: And lower unto them the wing of submission through mercy, and say: My Lord! Have mercy on them both as they did care for me when I waslittle.
Shakir: And make yourself submissively gentle to them with compassion, and say: O my Lord! have compassion on them, as they brought me up (when I was) little.
Yusuf Ali: And, out of kindness, lower to them the wing of humility, and say: "My Lord! bestow on them thy Mercy even as they cherished me inchildhood."

Ayah: 25
Arabic: رَّبُّكُمْ أَعْلَمُ بِمَا فِي نُفُوسِكُمْ إِن تَكُونُواْ صَالِحِينَ فَإِنَّهُ كَانَ لِلأَوَّابِينَ غَفُورًا
Pickthal: Your Lord is Best Aware of what is in your minds. If ye are righteous, then lo! He was ever Forgiving unto those who turn (unto Him).
Shakir: Your Lord knows best what is in your minds; if you are good, then He is surely Forgiving to those who turn (to Him) frequently.
Yusuf Ali: Your Lord knoweth best what is in your hearts: If ye do deeds of righteousness, verily He is Most Forgiving to those who turn to Himagain and again (in true penitence).

Ayah: 26
Arabic: وَآتِ ذَا الْقُرْبَى حَقَّهُ وَالْمِسْكِينَ وَابْنَ السَّبِيلِ وَلاَ تُبَذِّرْ تَبْذِيرًا
Pickthal: Give the kinsman his due, and the needy, and the wayfarer, and squander not (thy wealth) in wantonness.
Shakir: And give to the near of kin his due and (to) the needy and the wayfarer, and do not squander wastefully.
Yusuf Ali: And render to the kindred their due rights, as (also) to those in want, and to the wayfarer: But squander not (your wealth) in the mannerof a spendthrift.

Ayah: 27
Arabic: إِنَّ الْمُبَذِّرِينَ كَانُواْ إِخْوَانَ الشَّيَاطِينِ وَكَانَ الشَّيْطَانُ لِرَبِّهِ كَفُورًا
Pickthal: Lo! the squanderers were ever brothers of the devils, and the devil was ever an ingrate to his Lord.
Shakir: Surely the squanderers are the fellows of the Shaitans and the Shaitan is ever ungrateful to his Lord.
Yusuf Ali: Verily spendthrifts are brothers of the Evil Ones; and the Evil One is to his Lord (himself) ungrateful.

Ayah: 28
Arabic: وَإِمَّا تُعْرِضَنَّ عَنْهُمُ ابْتِغَاء رَحْمَةٍ مِّن رَّبِّكَ تَرْجُوهَا فَقُل لَّهُمْ قَوْلاً مَّيْسُورًا
Pickthal: But if thou turn away from them, seeking mercy from thy Lord, for which thou hopest, then speak unto them a reasonable word.
Shakir: And if you turn away from them to seek mercy from your Lord, which you hope for, speak to them a gentle word.
Yusuf Ali: And even if thou hast to turn away from them in pursuit of the Mercy from thy Lord which thou dost expect, yet speak to them a word ofeasy kindness.

Ayah: 29
Arabic: وَلاَ تَجْعَلْ يَدَكَ مَغْلُولَةً إِلَى عُنُقِكَ وَلاَ تَبْسُطْهَا كُلَّ الْبَسْطِ فَتَقْعُدَ مَلُومًا مَّحْسُورًا
Pickthal: And let not thy hand be chained to thy neck nor open it with a complete opening, lest thou sit down rebuked, denuded.
Shakir: And do not make your hand to be shackled to your neck nor stretch it forth to the utmost (limit) of its stretching forth, lest you should (afterwards) sit down blamed, stripped off.
Yusuf Ali: Make not thy hand tied (like a niggard's) to thy neck, nor stretch it forth to its utmost reach, so that thou become blameworthy anddestitute.

Ayah: 30
Arabic: إِنَّ رَبَّكَ يَبْسُطُ الرِّزْقَ لِمَن يَشَاء وَيَقْدِرُ إِنَّهُ كَانَ بِعِبَادِهِ خَبِيرًا بَصِيرًا
Pickthal: Lo! thy Lord enlargeth the provision for whom He will, and straiteneth (it for whom He will). Lo, He was ever Knower, Seer of Hisslaves.
Shakir: Surely your Lord makes plentiful the means of subsistence for whom He pleases and He straitens (them); surely He is ever Aware of, Seeing, His servants.
Yusuf Ali: Verily thy Lord doth provide sustenance in abundance for whom He pleaseth, and He provideth in a just measure. For He doth know andregard all His servants.

Ayah: 31
Arabic: وَلاَ تَقْتُلُواْ أَوْلادَكُمْ خَشْيَةَ إِمْلاقٍ نَّحْنُ نَرْزُقُهُمْ وَإِيَّاكُم إنَّ قَتْلَهُمْ كَانَ خِطْءًا كَبِيرًا
Pickthal: Slay not your children, fearing a fall to poverty, We shall provide for them and for you. Lo! the slaying of them is great sin.
Shakir: And do not kill your children for fear of poverty; We give them sustenance and yourselves (too); surely to kill them is a great wrong.
Yusuf Ali: Kill not your children for fear of want: We shall provide sustenance for them as well as for you. Verily the killing of them is agreat sin.

Ayah: 32
Arabic: وَلاَ تَقْرَبُواْ الزِّنَى إِنَّهُ كَانَ فَاحِشَةً وَسَاء سَبِيلاً
Pickthal: And come not near unto adultery. Lo! it is an abomination and an evil way.
Shakir: And go not nigh to fornication; surely it is an indecency and an evil way.
Yusuf Ali: Nor come nigh to adultery: for it is a shameful (deed) and an evil, opening the road (to other evils).

Ayah: 33
Arabic: وَلاَ تَقْتُلُواْ النَّفْسَ الَّتِي حَرَّمَ اللّهُ إِلاَّ بِالحَقِّ وَمَن قُتِلَ مَظْلُومًا فَقَدْ جَعَلْنَا لِوَلِيِّهِ سُلْطَانًا فَلاَ يُسْرِف فِّي الْقَتْلِ إِنَّهُ كَانَ مَنْصُورًا
Pickthal: And slay not the life which Allah hath forbidden save with right. Whoso is slain wrongfully, We have given power unto his heir, butlet him not commit excess in slaying. Lo! he will be helped.
Shakir: And do not kill any one whom Allah has forbidden, except for a just cause, and whoever is slain unjustly, We have indeed given to his heir authority, so let him not exceed the just limits in slaying; surely he is aided.
Yusuf Ali: Nor take life - which Allah has made sacred - except for just cause. And if anyone is slain wrongfully, we have given his heir authority(to demand qisas or to forgive): but let him not exceed bounds in thematter of taking life; for he is helped (by the Law).

Ayah: 34
Arabic: وَلاَ تَقْرَبُواْ مَالَ الْيَتِيمِ إِلاَّ بِالَّتِي هِيَ أَحْسَنُ حَتَّى يَبْلُغَ أَشُدَّهُ وَأَوْفُواْ بِالْعَهْدِ إِنَّ الْعَهْدَ كَانَ مَسْؤُولاً
Pickthal: Come not near the wealth of the orphan save with that which is better till he come to strength; and keep the covenant. Lo! of the covenantit will be asked.
Shakir: And draw not near to the property of the orphan except in a goodly way till he attains his maturity and fulfill the promise; surely (every) promise shall be questioned about.
Yusuf Ali: Come not nigh to the orphan's property except to improve it, until he attains the age of full strength; and fulfil (every) engagement,for (every) engagement will be enquired into (on the Day of Reckoning).

Ayah: 35
Arabic: وَأَوْفُوا الْكَيْلَ إِذا كِلْتُمْ وَزِنُواْ بِالقِسْطَاسِ الْمُسْتَقِيمِ ذَلِكَ خَيْرٌ وَأَحْسَنُ تَأْوِيلاً
Pickthal: Fill the measure when ye measure, and weigh with a right balance; that is meet, and better in the end.
Shakir: And give full measure when you measure out, and weigh with a true balance; this is fair and better in the end.
Yusuf Ali: Give full measure when ye measure, and weigh with a balance that is straight: that is the most fitting and the most advantageous in thefinal determination.

Ayah: 36
Arabic: وَلاَ تَقْفُ مَا لَيْسَ لَكَ بِهِ عِلْمٌ إِنَّ السَّمْعَ وَالْبَصَرَ وَالْفُؤَادَ كُلُّ أُولـئِكَ كَانَ عَنْهُ مَسْؤُولاً
Pickthal: (O man), follow not that whereof thou hast no knowledge. Lo! the hearing and the sight and the heart - of each of these it will beasked.
Shakir: And follow not that of which you have not the knowledge; surely the hearing and the sight and the heart, all of these, shall be questioned about that.
Yusuf Ali: And pursue not that of which thou hast no knowledge; for every act of hearing, or of seeing or of (feeling in) the heart will be enquiredinto (on the Day of Reckoning).

Ayah: 37
Arabic: وَلاَ تَمْشِ فِي الأَرْضِ مَرَحًا إِنَّكَ لَن تَخْرِقَ الأَرْضَ وَلَن تَبْلُغَ الْجِبَالَ طُولاً
Pickthal: And walk not in the earth exultant. Lo! thou canst not rend the earth, nor canst thou stretch to the height of the hills.
Shakir: And do not go about in the land exultingly, for you cannot cut through the earth nor reach the mountains in height.
Yusuf Ali: Nor walk on the earth with insolence: for thou canst not rend the earth asunder, nor reach the mountains in height.

Ayah: 38
Arabic: كُلُّ ذَلِكَ كَانَ سَيٍّئُهُ عِنْدَ رَبِّكَ مَكْرُوهًا
Pickthal: The evil of all that is hateful in the sight of thy Lord.
Shakir: All this-- the evil of it-- is hateful in the sight of your Lord.
Yusuf Ali: Of all such things the evil is hateful in the sight of thy Lord.

Ayah: 39
Arabic: ذَلِكَ مِمَّا أَوْحَى إِلَيْكَ رَبُّكَ مِنَ الْحِكْمَةِ وَلاَ تَجْعَلْ مَعَ اللّهِ إِلَهًا آخَرَ فَتُلْقَى فِي جَهَنَّمَ مَلُومًا مَّدْحُورًا
Pickthal: This is (part) of that wisdom wherewith thy Lord hath inspired thee (O Muhammad). And set not up with Allah any other god, lest thou becast into hell, reproved, abandoned.
Shakir: This is of what your Lord has revealed to you of wisdom, and do not associate any other god with Allah lest you should be thrown into hell, blamed, cast away.
Yusuf Ali: These are among the (precepts of) wisdom, which thy Lord has revealed to thee. Take not, with Allah, another object of worship, lest thoushouldst be thrown into Hell, blameworthy and rejected.

Ayah: 40
Arabic: أَفَأَصْفَاكُمْ رَبُّكُم بِالْبَنِينَ وَاتَّخَذَ مِنَ الْمَلآئِكَةِ إِنَاثًا إِنَّكُمْ لَتَقُولُونَ قَوْلاً عَظِيمًا
Pickthal: Hath your Lord then distinguished you (O men of Makka) by giving you sons, and hath chosen for Himself females from among the angels?Lo! verily ye speak an awful word!
Shakir: What! has then your Lord preferred to give you sons, and (for Himself) taken daughters from among the angels? Most surely you utter a grievous saying.
Yusuf Ali: Has then your Lord (O Pagans!) preferred for you sons, and taken for Himself daughters among the angels? Truly ye utter a mostdreadful saying!

Ayah: 41
Arabic: وَلَقَدْ صَرَّفْنَا فِي هَـذَا الْقُرْآنِ لِيَذَّكَّرُواْ وَمَا يَزِيدُهُمْ إِلاَّ نُفُورًا
Pickthal: We verily have displayed (Our warnings) in this Qur'an that they may take heed, but it increaseth them in naught save aversion.
Shakir: And certainly We have repeated (warnings) in this Quran that they may be mindful, but it does not add save to their aversion.
Yusuf Ali: We have explained (things) in various (ways) in this Qur'an, in order that they may receive admonition, but it only increases theirflight (from the Truth)!

Ayah: 42
Arabic: قُل لَّوْ كَانَ مَعَهُ آلِهَةٌ كَمَا يَقُولُونَ إِذًا لاَّبْتَغَوْاْ إِلَى ذِي الْعَرْشِ سَبِيلاً
Pickthal: Say (O Muhammad, to the disbelievers): If there were other gods along with Him, as they say, then had they sought a way against theLord of the Throne.
Shakir: Say: If there were with Him gods as they say, then certainly they would have been able to seek a way to the Lord of power.
Yusuf Ali: Say: If there had been (other) gods with Him, as they say,- behold, they would certainly have sought out a way to the Lord of theThrone!

Ayah: 43
Arabic: سُبْحَانَهُ وَتَعَالَى عَمَّا يَقُولُونَ عُلُوًّا كَبِيرًا
Pickthal: Glorified is He, and High Exalted above what they say!
Shakir: Glory be to Him and exalted be He in high exaltation above what they say.
Yusuf Ali: Glory to Him! He is high above all that they say!- Exalted and Great (beyond measure)!

Ayah: 44
Arabic: تُسَبِّحُ لَهُ السَّمَاوَاتُ السَّبْعُ وَالأَرْضُ وَمَن فِيهِنَّ وَإِن مِّن شَيْءٍ إِلاَّ يُسَبِّحُ بِحَمْدَهِ وَلَـكِن لاَّ تَفْقَهُونَ تَسْبِيحَهُمْ إِنَّهُ كَانَ حَلِيمًا غَفُورًا
Pickthal: The seven heavens and the earth and all that is therein praise Him, and there is not a thing but hymneth His praise; but ye understand nottheir praise. Lo! He is ever Clement, Forgiving.
Shakir: The seven heavens declare His glory and the earth (too), and those who are in them; and there is not a single thing but glorifies Him with His praise, but you do not understand their glorification; surely He is Forbearing, Forgiving.
Yusuf Ali: The seven heavens and the earth, and all beings therein, declare His glory: there is not a thing but celebrates His praise; And yetye understand not how they declare His glory! Verily He is Oft-Forbear,Most Forgiving!

Ayah: 45
Arabic: وَإِذَا قَرَأْتَ الْقُرآنَ جَعَلْنَا بَيْنَكَ وَبَيْنَ الَّذِينَ لاَ يُؤْمِنُونَ بِالآخِرَةِ حِجَابًا مَّسْتُورًا
Pickthal: And when thou recitest the Qur'an we place between thee and those who believe not in the Hereafter a hidden barrier;
Shakir: And when you recite the Quran, We place between you and those who do not believe in the hereafter a hidden barrier;
Yusuf Ali: When thou dost recite the Qur'an, We put, between thee and those who believe not in the Hereafter, a veil invisible:

Ayah: 46
Arabic: وَجَعَلْنَا عَلَى قُلُوبِهِمْ أَكِنَّةً أَن يَفْقَهُوهُ وَفِي آذَانِهِمْ وَقْرًا وَإِذَا ذَكَرْتَ رَبَّكَ فِي الْقُرْآنِ وَحْدَهُ وَلَّوْاْ عَلَى أَدْبَارِهِمْ نُفُورًا
Pickthal: And We place upon their hearts veils lest they should understand it, and in their ears a deafness; and when thou makest mentionof thy Lord alone in the Qur'an, they turn their backs in aversion.
Shakir: And We have placed coverings on their hearts and a heaviness in their ears lest they understand it, and when you mention your Lord alone in the Quran they turn their backs in aversion.
Yusuf Ali: And We put coverings over their hearts (and minds) lest they should understand the Qur'an, and deafness into their ears: when thou dostcommemorate thy Lord and Him alone in the Qur'an, they turn on their backs,fleeing (from the Truth).

Ayah: 47
Arabic: نَّحْنُ أَعْلَمُ بِمَا يَسْتَمِعُونَ بِهِ إِذْ يَسْتَمِعُونَ إِلَيْكَ وَإِذْ هُمْ نَجْوَى إِذْ يَقُولُ الظَّالِمُونَ إِن تَتَّبِعُونَ إِلاَّ رَجُلاً مَّسْحُورًا
Pickthal: We are Best Aware of what they wish to hear when they give ear to thee and when they take secret counsel, when the evil-doers say: Yefollow but a man bewitched.
Shakir: We know best what they listen to when they listen to you, and when they take counsel secretly, when the unjust say: You follow only a man deprived of reason.
Yusuf Ali: We know best why it is they listen, when they listen to thee; and when they meet in private conference, behold, the wicked say, "Yefollow none other than a man bewitched!"

Ayah: 48
Arabic: انظُرْ كَيْفَ ضَرَبُواْ لَكَ الأَمْثَالَ فَضَلُّواْ فَلاَ يَسْتَطِيعْونَ سَبِيلاً
Pickthal: See what similitudes they coin for thee, and thus are all astray, and cannot find a road!
Shakir: See what they liken you to! So they have gone astray and cannot find the way.
Yusuf Ali: See what similes they strike for thee: but they have gone astray, and never can they find a way.

Ayah: 49
Arabic: وَقَالُواْ أَئِذَا كُنَّا عِظَامًا وَرُفَاتًا أَإِنَّا لَمَبْعُوثُونَ خَلْقًا جَدِيدًا
Pickthal: And they say: When we are bones and fragments, shall we forsooth, be raised up as a new creation?
Shakir: And they say: What! when we shall have become bones and decayed particles, shall we then certainly be raised up, being a new creation?
Yusuf Ali: They say: "What! when we are reduced to bones and dust, should we really be raised up (to be) a new creation?"

Ayah: 50
Arabic: قُل كُونُواْ حِجَارَةً أَوْ حَدِيدًا
Pickthal: Say: Be ye stones or iron
Shakir: Say: Become stones or iron,
Yusuf Ali: Say: "(Nay!) be ye stones or iron,

Ayah: 51
Arabic: أَوْ خَلْقًا مِّمَّا يَكْبُرُ فِي صُدُورِكُمْ فَسَيَقُولُونَ مَن يُعِيدُنَا قُلِ الَّذِي فَطَرَكُمْ أَوَّلَ مَرَّةٍ فَسَيُنْغِضُونَ إِلَيْكَ رُؤُوسَهُمْ وَيَقُولُونَ مَتَى هُوَ قُلْ عَسَى أَن يَكُونَ قَرِيبًا
Pickthal: Or some created thing that is yet greater in your thoughts! Then they will say: Who shall bring us back (to life). Say: He Who createdyou at the first. Then will they shake their heads at thee, and say: Whenwill it be? Say: It will perhaps be soon;
Shakir: Or some other creature of those which are too hard (to receive life) in your minds! But they will say: Who will return us? Say: Who created you at first. Still they will shake their heads at you and say: When will it be? Say: Maybe it has drawn nigh.
Yusuf Ali: "Or created matter which, in your minds, is hardest (to be raised up),- (Yet shall ye be raised up)!" then will they say: "Who willcause us to return?" Say: "He who created you first!" Then will they wagtheir heads towards thee, and say, "When will that be?" Say, "May be itwill be quite soon!

Ayah: 52
Arabic: يَوْمَ يَدْعُوكُمْ فَتَسْتَجِيبُونَ بِحَمْدِهِ وَتَظُنُّونَ إِن لَّبِثْتُمْ إِلاَّ قَلِيلاً
Pickthal: A day when He will call you and ye will answer with His praise, and ye will think that ye have tarried but a little while.
Shakir: On the day when He will call you forth, then shall you obey Him, giving Him praise, and you will think that you tarried but a little (while).
Yusuf Ali: "It will be on a Day when He will call you, and ye will answer (His call) with (words of) His praise, and ye will think that ye tarriedbut a little while!"

Ayah: 53
Arabic: وَقُل لِّعِبَادِي يَقُولُواْ الَّتِي هِيَ أَحْسَنُ إِنَّ الشَّيْطَانَ يَنزَغُ بَيْنَهُمْ إِنَّ الشَّيْطَانَ كَانَ لِلإِنْسَانِ عَدُوًّا مُّبِينًا
Pickthal: Tell My bondmen to speak that which is kindlier. Lo! the devil soweth discord among them. Lo! the devil is for man an open foe.
Shakir: And say to My servants (that) they speak that which is best; surely the Shaitan sows dissensions among them; surely the Shaitan is an open enemy to man.
Yusuf Ali: Say to My servants that they should (only) say those things that are best: for Satan doth sow dissensions among them: For Satan is toman an avowed enemy.

Ayah: 54
Arabic: رَّبُّكُمْ أَعْلَمُ بِكُمْ إِن يَشَأْ يَرْحَمْكُمْ أَوْ إِن يَشَأْ يُعَذِّبْكُمْ وَمَا أَرْسَلْنَاكَ عَلَيْهِمْ وَكِيلاً
Pickthal: Your Lord is Best Aware of you. If He will, He will have mercy on you, or if He will, He will punish you. We have not sent thee (OMuhammad) as a warden over them.
Shakir: Your Lord knows you best; He will have mercy on you if He pleases, or He will chastise you if He pleases; and We have not sent you as being in charge of them.
Yusuf Ali: It is your Lord that knoweth you best: If He please, He granteth you mercy, or if He please, punishment: We have not sent thee tobe a disposer of their affairs for them.

Ayah: 55
Arabic: وَرَبُّكَ أَعْلَمُ بِمَن فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالأَرْضِ وَلَقَدْ فَضَّلْنَا بَعْضَ النَّبِيِّينَ عَلَى بَعْضٍ وَآتَيْنَا دَاوُودَ زَبُورًا
Pickthal: And thy Lord is Best Aware of all who are in the heavens and the earth. And we preferred some of the prophets above others, and untoDavid We gave the Psalms.
Shakir: And your Lord best knows those who are in the heavens and the earth; and certainly We have made some of the prophets to excel others, and to Dawood We gave a scripture.
Yusuf Ali: And it is your Lord that knoweth best all beings that are in the heavens and on earth: We did bestow on some prophets more (and other)gifts than on others: and We gave to David (the gift of) the Psalms.

Ayah: 56
Arabic: قُلِ ادْعُواْ الَّذِينَ زَعَمْتُم مِّن دُونِهِ فَلاَ يَمْلِكُونَ كَشْفَ الضُّرِّ عَنكُمْ وَلاَ تَحْوِيلاً
Pickthal: Say: Cry unto those (saints and angels) whom ye assume (to be gods) beside Him, yet they have no power to rid you of misfortune nor tochange.
Shakir: Say: Call on those whom you assert besides Him, so they shall not control the removal of distress from you nor (its) transference.
Yusuf Ali: Say: "Call on those - besides Him - whom ye fancy: they have neither the power to remove your troubles from you nor to change them."

Ayah: 57
Arabic: أُولَـئِكَ الَّذِينَ يَدْعُونَ يَبْتَغُونَ إِلَى رَبِّهِمُ الْوَسِيلَةَ أَيُّهُمْ أَقْرَبُ وَيَرْجُونَ رَحْمَتَهُ وَيَخَافُونَ عَذَابَهُ إِنَّ عَذَابَ رَبِّكَ كَانَ مَحْذُورًا
Pickthal: Those unto whom they cry seek the way of approach to their Lord, which of them shall be the nearest; they hope for His mercy and theyfear His doom. Lo! the doom of thy Lord is to be shunned.
Shakir: Those whom they call upon, themselves seek the means of access to their Lord-- whoever of them is nearest-- and they hope for His mercy and fear His chastisement; surely the chastisement of your Lord is a thing to be cautious of.
Yusuf Ali: Those whom they call upon do desire (for themselves) means of access to their Lord, - even those who are nearest: they hope for His Mercyand fear His Wrath: for the Wrath of thy Lord is something to take heedof.

Ayah: 58
Arabic: وَإِن مَّن قَرْيَةٍ إِلاَّ نَحْنُ مُهْلِكُوهَا قَبْلَ يَوْمِ الْقِيَامَةِ أَوْ مُعَذِّبُوهَا عَذَابًا شَدِيدًا كَانَ ذَلِك فِي الْكِتَابِ مَسْطُورًا
Pickthal: There is not a township but We shall destroy it ere the Day of Resurrection, or punish it with dire punishment. That is set forth in theBook (of Our decrees).
Shakir: And there is not a town but We will destroy it before the day of resurrection or chastise it with a severe chastisement; this is written in the Divine ordinance.
Yusuf Ali: There is not a population but We shall destroy it before the Day of Judgment or punish it with a dreadful Penalty: that is written inthe (eternal) Record.

Ayah: 59
Arabic: وَمَا مَنَعَنَا أَن نُّرْسِلَ بِالآيَاتِ إِلاَّ أَن كَذَّبَ بِهَا الأَوَّلُونَ وَآتَيْنَا ثَمُودَ النَّاقَةَ مُبْصِرَةً فَظَلَمُواْ بِهَا وَمَا نُرْسِلُ بِالآيَاتِ إِلاَّ تَخْوِيفًا
Pickthal: Naught hindereth Us from sending portents save that the folk of old denied them. And We gave Thamud the she-camel - a clear portent saveto warn.
Shakir: And nothing could have hindered Us that We should send signs except that the ancients rejected them; and We gave to Samood the she-camel-- a manifest sign-- but on her account they did injustice, and We do not send signs but to make (men) fear.
Yusuf Ali: And We refrain from sending the signs, only because the men of former generations treated them as false: We sent the she-camel to theThamud to open their eyes, but they treated her wrongfully: We only sendthe Signs by way of terror (and warning from evil).

Ayah: 60
Arabic: وَإِذْ قُلْنَا لَكَ إِنَّ رَبَّكَ أَحَاطَ بِالنَّاسِ وَمَا جَعَلْنَا الرُّؤيَا الَّتِي أَرَيْنَاكَ إِلاَّ فِتْنَةً لِّلنَّاسِ وَالشَّجَرَةَ الْمَلْعُونَةَ فِي القُرْآنِ وَنُخَوِّفُهُمْ فَمَا يَزِيدُهُمْ إِلاَّ طُغْيَانًا كَبِيرًا
Pickthal: And (it was a warning) when we told thee: Lo! thy Lord encompasseth mankind, and We appointed the sight which We showed thee as anordeal for mankind, and (likewise) the Accursed Tree in the Qur'an. We warnthem, but it increaseth them in naught save gross impiety.
Shakir: And when We said to you: Surely your Lord encompasses men; and We did not make the vision which We showed you but a trial for men and the cursed tree in the Quran as well; and We cause them to fear, but it only adds to their great inordinacy.
Yusuf Ali: Behold! We told thee that thy Lord doth encompass mankind round about: We granted the vision which We showed thee, but as a trial formen,- as also the Cursed Tree (mentioned) in the Qur'an: We put terror(and warning) into them, but it only increases their inordinatetransgression!

Ayah: 61
Arabic: وَإِذْ قُلْنَا لِلْمَلآئِكَةِ اسْجُدُواْ لآدَمَ فَسَجَدُواْ إَلاَّ إِبْلِيسَ قَالَ أَأَسْجُدُ لِمَنْ خَلَقْتَ طِينًا
Pickthal: And when We said unto the angels: Fall down prostrate before Adam and they fell prostrate all save Iblis, he said: Shall I fallprostrate before that which Thou hast created of clay?
Shakir: And when We said to the angels: Make obeisance to Adam; they made obeisance, but Iblis (did it not). He said: Shall I make obeisance to him whom Thou hast created of dust?
Yusuf Ali: Behold! We said to the angels: "Bow down unto Adam": They bowed down except Iblis: He said, "Shall I bow down to one whom Thou didstcreate from clay?"

Ayah: 62
Arabic: قَالَ أَرَأَيْتَكَ هَـذَا الَّذِي كَرَّمْتَ عَلَيَّ لَئِنْ أَخَّرْتَنِ إِلَى يَوْمِ الْقِيَامَةِ لأَحْتَنِكَنَّ ذُرِّيَّتَهُ إَلاَّ قَلِيلاً
Pickthal: He said: Seest Thou this (creature) whom Thou hast honoured above me, if Thou give me grace until the Day of Resurrection I verily willseize his seed, save but a few.
Shakir: He said: Tell me, is this he whom Thou hast honored above me? If Thou shouldst respite me to the day of resurrection, I will most certainly cause his progeny to perish except a few.
Yusuf Ali: He said: "Seest Thou? this is the one whom Thou hast honoured above me! If Thou wilt but respite me to the Day of Judgment, I will surelybring his descendants under my sway - all but a few!"

Ayah: 63
Arabic: قَالَ اذْهَبْ فَمَن تَبِعَكَ مِنْهُمْ فَإِنَّ جَهَنَّمَ جَزَآؤُكُمْ جَزَاء مَّوْفُورًا
Pickthal: He said: Go, and whosoever of them followeth thee - lo! hell will be your payment, ample payment.
Shakir: He said: Be gone! for whoever of them will follow you, then surely hell is your recompense, a full recompense:
Yusuf Ali: (Allah) said: "Go thy way; if any of them follow thee, verily Hell will be the recompense of you (all)- an ample recompense.

Ayah: 64
Arabic: وَاسْتَفْزِزْ مَنِ اسْتَطَعْتَ مِنْهُمْ بِصَوْتِكَ وَأَجْلِبْ عَلَيْهِم بِخَيْلِكَ وَرَجِلِكَ وَشَارِكْهُمْ فِي الأَمْوَالِ وَالأَوْلادِ وَعِدْهُمْ وَمَا يَعِدُهُمُ الشَّيْطَانُ إِلاَّ غُرُورًا
Pickthal: And excite any of them whom thou canst with thy voice, and urge thy horse and foot against them, and be a partner in their wealth andchildren, and promise them. Satan promiseth them only to deceive.
Shakir: And beguile whomsoever of them you can with your voice, and collect against them your forces riding and on foot, and share with them in wealth and children, and hold out promises to them; and the Shaitan makes not promises to them but to deceive:
Yusuf Ali: "Lead to destruction those whom thou canst among them, with thy (seductive) voice; make assaults on them with thy cavalry and thyinfantry; mutually share with them wealth and children; and make promisesto them." But Satan promises them nothing but deceit.

Ayah: 65
Arabic: إِنَّ عِبَادِي لَيْسَ لَكَ عَلَيْهِمْ سُلْطَانٌ وَكَفَى بِرَبِّكَ وَكِيلاً
Pickthal: Lo! My (faithful) bondmen - over them thou hast no power, and thy Lord sufficeth as (their) guardian.
Shakir: Surely (as for) My servants, you have no authority over them; and your Lord is sufficient as a Protector.
Yusuf Ali: "As for My servants, no authority shalt thou have over them:" Enough is thy Lord for a Disposer of affairs.

Ayah: 66
Arabic: رَّبُّكُمُ الَّذِي يُزْجِي لَكُمُ الْفُلْكَ فِي الْبَحْرِ لِتَبْتَغُواْ مِن فَضْلِهِ إِنَّهُ كَانَ بِكُمْ رَحِيمًا
Pickthal: (O mankind), your Lord is He Who driveth for you the ship upon the sea that ye may seek of His bounty. Lo! He was ever Merciful towardyou.
Shakir: Your Lord is He Who speeds the ships for you in the sea that you may seek of His grace; surely He is ever Merciful to you.
Yusuf Ali: Your Lord is He That maketh the Ship go smoothly for you through the sea, in order that ye may seek of his Bounty. For he is untoyou most Merciful.

Ayah: 67
Arabic: وَإِذَا مَسَّكُمُ الْضُّرُّ فِي الْبَحْرِ ضَلَّ مَن تَدْعُونَ إِلاَّ إِيَّاهُ فَلَمَّا نَجَّاكُمْ إِلَى الْبَرِّ أَعْرَضْتُمْ وَكَانَ الإِنْسَانُ كَفُورًا
Pickthal: And when harm toucheth you upon the sea, all unto whom ye cry (for succour) fail save Him (alone), but when He bringeth you safe to land,ye turn away, for man was ever thankless.
Shakir: And when distress afflicts you in the sea, away go those whom you call on except He; but when He brings you safe to the land, you turn aside; and man is ever ungrateful.
Yusuf Ali: When distress seizes you at sea, those that ye call upon - besides Himself - leave you in the lurch! but when He brings you back safeto land, ye turn away (from Him). Most ungrateful is man!

Ayah: 68
Arabic: أَفَأَمِنتُمْ أَن يَخْسِفَ بِكُمْ جَانِبَ الْبَرِّ أَوْ يُرْسِلَ عَلَيْكُمْ حَاصِبًا ثُمَّ لاَ تَجِدُواْ لَكُمْ وَكِيلاً
Pickthal: Feel ye then secure that He will not cause a slope of the land to engulf you, or send a sand-storm upon you, and then ye will find that yehave no protector?
Shakir: What! Do you then feel secure that He will not cause a tract of land to engulf you or send on you a tornado? Then you shall not find a protector for yourselves.
Yusuf Ali: Do ye then feel secure that He will not cause you to be swallowed up beneath the earth when ye are on land, or that He will notsend against you a violent tornado (with showers of stones) so that yeshall find no one to carry out your affairs for you?

Ayah: 69
Arabic: أَمْ أَمِنتُمْ أَن يُعِيدَكُمْ فِيهِ تَارَةً أُخْرَى فَيُرْسِلَ عَلَيْكُمْ قَاصِفا مِّنَ الرِّيحِ فَيُغْرِقَكُم بِمَا كَفَرْتُمْ ثُمَّ لاَ تَجِدُواْ لَكُمْ عَلَيْنَا بِهِ تَبِيعًا
Pickthal: Or feel ye secure that He will not return you to that (plight) a second time, and send against you a hurricane of wind and drown you foryour thanklessness, and then ye will not find therein that ye have anyavenger against Us?
Shakir: Or, do you feel secure that He will (not) take you back into it another time, then send on you a fierce gale and thus drown you on account of your ungratefulness? Then you shall not find any aider against Us in the matter.
Yusuf Ali: Or do ye feel secure that He will not send you back a second time to sea and send against you a heavy gale to drown you because of youringratitude, so that ye find no helper. Therein against Us?

Ayah: 70
Arabic: وَلَقَدْ كَرَّمْنَا بَنِي آدَمَ وَحَمَلْنَاهُمْ فِي الْبَرِّ وَالْبَحْرِ وَرَزَقْنَاهُم مِّنَ الطَّيِّبَاتِ وَفَضَّلْنَاهُمْ عَلَى كَثِيرٍ مِّمَّنْ خَلَقْنَا تَفْضِيلاً
Pickthal: Verily we have honoured the Children of Adam. We carry them on the land and the sea, and have made provision of good things for them, andhave preferred them above many of those whom We created with a markedpreferment.
Shakir: And surely We have honored the children of Adam, and We carry them in the land and the sea, and We have given them of the good things, and We have made them to excel by an appropriate excellence over most of those whom We have created.
Yusuf Ali: We have honoured the sons of Adam; provided them with transport on land and sea; given them for sustenance things good and pure;and conferred on them special favours, above a great part of our creation.

Ayah: 71
Arabic: يَوْمَ نَدْعُو كُلَّ أُنَاسٍ بِإِمَامِهِمْ فَمَنْ أُوتِيَ كِتَابَهُ بِيَمِينِهِ فَأُوْلَـئِكَ يَقْرَؤُونَ كِتَابَهُمْ وَلاَ يُظْلَمُونَ فَتِيلاً
Pickthal: On the day when We shall summon all men with their record, whoso is given his book in his right hand - such will read their book andthey will not be wronged a shred.
Shakir: (Remember) the day when We will call every people with their Imam; then whoever is given his book in his right hand, these shall read their book; and they shall not be dealt with a whit unjustly.
Yusuf Ali: One day We shall call together all human beings with their (respective) Imams: those who are given their record in their right handwill read it (with pleasure), and they will not be dealt with unjustly inthe least.

Ayah: 72
Arabic: وَمَن كَانَ فِي هَـذِهِ أَعْمَى فَهُوَ فِي الآخِرَةِ أَعْمَى وَأَضَلُّ سَبِيلاً
Pickthal: Whoso is blind here will be blind in the Hereafter, and yet further from the road.
Shakir: And whoever is blind in this, he shall (also) be blind in the hereafter; and more erring from the way.
Yusuf Ali: But those who were blind in this world, will be blind in the hereafter, and most astray from the Path.

Ayah: 73
Arabic: وَإِن كَادُواْ لَيَفْتِنُونَكَ عَنِ الَّذِي أَوْحَيْنَا إِلَيْكَ لِتفْتَرِيَ عَلَيْنَا غَيْرَهُ وَإِذًا لاَّتَّخَذُوكَ خَلِيلاً
Pickthal: And they indeed strove hard to beguile thee (Muhammad) away from that wherewith We have inspired thee, that thou shouldst invent otherthan it against Us; and then would they have accepted thee as a friend.
Shakir: And surely they had purposed to turn you away from that which We have revealed to you, that you should forge against Us other than that, and then they would certainly have taken you for a friend.
Yusuf Ali: And their purpose was to tempt thee away from that which We had revealed unto thee, to substitute in our name something quitedifferent; (in that case), behold! they would certainly have made thee(their) friend!

Ayah: 74
Arabic: وَلَوْلاَ أَن ثَبَّتْنَاكَ لَقَدْ كِدتَّ تَرْكَنُ إِلَيْهِمْ شَيْئًا قَلِيلاً
Pickthal: And if We had not made thee wholly firm thou mightest almost have inclined unto them a little.
Shakir: And had it not been that We had already established you, you would certainly have been near to incline to them a little;
Yusuf Ali: And had We not given thee strength, thou wouldst nearly have inclined to them a little.

Ayah: 75
Arabic: إِذاً لَّأَذَقْنَاكَ ضِعْفَ الْحَيَاةِ وَضِعْفَ الْمَمَاتِ ثُمَّ لاَ تَجِدُ لَكَ عَلَيْنَا نَصِيرًا
Pickthal: Then had we made thee taste a double (punishment) of living and a double (punishment) of dying, then hadst thou found no helper againstUs.
Shakir: In that case We would certainly have made you to taste a double (punishment) in this life and a double (punishment) after death, then you would not have found any helper against Us.
Yusuf Ali: In that case We should have made thee taste an equal portion (of punishment) in this life, and an equal portion in death: and moreoverthou wouldst have found none to help thee against Us!

Ayah: 76
Arabic: وَإِن كَادُواْ لَيَسْتَفِزُّونَكَ مِنَ الأَرْضِ لِيُخْرِجوكَ مِنْهَا وَإِذًا لاَّ يَلْبَثُونَ خِلافَكَ إِلاَّ قَلِيلاً
Pickthal: And they indeed wished to scare thee from the land that they might drive thee forth from thence, and then they would have stayed (there)but a little after thee.
Shakir: And surely they purposed to unsettle you from the land that they might expel you from it, and in that case they will not tarry behind you but a little.
Yusuf Ali: Their purpose was to scare thee off the land, in order to expel thee; but in that case they would not have stayed (therein) afterthee, except for a little while.

Ayah: 77
Arabic: سُنَّةَ مَن قَدْ أَرْسَلْنَا قَبْلَكَ مِن رُّسُلِنَا وَلاَ تَجِدُ لِسُنَّتِنَا تَحْوِيلاً
Pickthal: (Such was Our) method in the case of those whom We sent before thee (to mankind), and thou wilt not find for Our method aught of power tochange.
Shakir: (This is Our) course with regard to those of Our messengers whom We sent before you, and you shall not find a change in Our course.
Yusuf Ali: (This was Our) way with the messengers We sent before thee: thou wilt find no change in Our ways.

Ayah: 78
Arabic: أَقِمِ الصَّلاَةَ لِدُلُوكِ الشَّمْسِ إِلَى غَسَقِ اللَّيْلِ وَقُرْآنَ الْفَجْرِ إِنَّ قُرْآنَ الْفَجْرِ كَانَ مَشْهُودًا
Pickthal: Establish worship at the going down of the sun until the dark of night, and (the recital of) the Qur'an at dawn. Lo! (the recital of) theQur'an at dawn is ever witnessed.
Shakir: Keep up prayer from the declining of the sun till the darkness of the night and the morning recitation; surely the morning recitation is witnessed.
Yusuf Ali: Establish regular prayers - at the sun's decline till the darkness of the night, and the morning prayer and reading: for the prayerand reading in the morning carry their testimony.

Ayah: 79
Arabic: وَمِنَ اللَّيْلِ فَتَهَجَّدْ بِهِ نَافِلَةً لَّكَ عَسَى أَن يَبْعَثَكَ رَبُّكَ مَقَامًا مَّحْمُودًا
Pickthal: And some part of the night awake for it, a largess for thee. It may be that thy Lord will raise thee to a praised estate.
Shakir: And during a part of the night, pray Tahajjud beyond what is incumbent on you; maybe your Lord will raise you to a position of great glory.
Yusuf Ali: And pray in the small watches of the morning: (it would be) an additional prayer (or spiritual profit) for thee: soon will thy Lord raisethee to a Station of Praise and Glory!

Ayah: 80
Arabic: وَقُل رَّبِّ أَدْخِلْنِي مُدْخَلَ صِدْقٍ وَأَخْرِجْنِي مُخْرَجَ صِدْقٍ وَاجْعَل لِّي مِن لَّدُنكَ سُلْطَانًا نَّصِيرًا
Pickthal: And say: My Lord! Cause me to come in with a firm incoming and to go out with a firm outgoing. And give me from Thy presence a sustainingPower.
Shakir: And say: My Lord! make me to enter a goodly entering, and cause me to go forth a goodly going forth, and grant me from near Thee power to assist (me).
Yusuf Ali: Say: "O my Lord! Let my entry be by the Gate of Truth and Honour, and likewise my exit by the Gate of Truth and Honour; and grant mefrom Thy Presence an authority to aid (me)."

Ayah: 81
Arabic: وَقُلْ جَاء الْحَقُّ وَزَهَقَ الْبَاطِلُ إِنَّ الْبَاطِلَ كَانَ زَهُوقًا
Pickthal: And say: Truth hath come and falsehood hath vanished away. Lo! falsehood is ever bound to vanish.
Shakir: And say: The truth has come and the falsehood has vanished; surely falsehood is a vanishing (thing).
Yusuf Ali: And say: "Truth has (now) arrived, and Falsehood perished: for Falsehood is (by its nature) bound to perish."

Ayah: 82
Arabic: وَنُنَزِّلُ مِنَ الْقُرْآنِ مَا هُوَ شِفَاء وَرَحْمَةٌ لِّلْمُؤْمِنِينَ وَلاَ يَزِيدُ الظَّالِمِينَ إَلاَّ خَسَارًا
Pickthal: And We reveal of the Qur'an that which is a healing and a mercy for believers though it increase the evil-doers in naught save ruin.
Shakir: And We reveal of the Quran that which is a healing and a mercy to the believers, and it adds only to the perdition of the unjust.
Yusuf Ali: We send down (stage by stage) in the Qur'an that which is a healing and a mercy to those who believe: to the unjust it causes nothingbut loss after loss.

Ayah: 83
Arabic: وَإِذَآ أَنْعَمْنَا عَلَى الإِنسَانِ أَعْرَضَ وَنَأَى بِجَانِبِهِ وَإِذَا مَسَّهُ الشَّرُّ كَانَ يَؤُوسًا
Pickthal: And when We make life pleasant unto man, he turneth away and is averse; and when ill toucheth him he is in despair.
Shakir: And when We bestow favor on man, he turns aside and behaves proudly, and when evil afflicts him, he is despairing.
Yusuf Ali: Yet when We bestow Our favours on man, he turns away and becomes remote on his side (instead of coming to Us), and when evil seizeshim he gives himself up to despair!

Ayah: 84
Arabic: قُلْ كُلٌّ يَعْمَلُ عَلَى شَاكِلَتِهِ فَرَبُّكُمْ أَعْلَمُ بِمَنْ هُوَ أَهْدَى سَبِيلاً
Pickthal: Say: Each one doth according to his rule of conduct, and thy Lord is Best Aware of him whose way is right.
Shakir: Say: Every one acts according to his manner; but your Lord best knows who is best guided in the path.
Yusuf Ali: Say: "Everyone acts according to his own disposition: But your Lord knows best who it is that is best guided on the Way."

Ayah: 85
Arabic: وَيَسْأَلُونَكَ عَنِ الرُّوحِ قُلِ الرُّوحُ مِنْ أَمْرِ رَبِّي وَمَا أُوتِيتُم مِّن الْعِلْمِ إِلاَّ قَلِيلاً
Pickthal: They are asking thee concerning the Spirit. Say: The Spirit is by command of my Lord, and of knowledge ye have been vouchsafed butlittle.
Shakir: And they ask you about the soul. Say: The soul is one of the commands of my Lord, and you are not given aught of knowledge but a little.
Yusuf Ali: They ask thee concerning the Spirit (of inspiration). Say: "The Spirit (cometh) by command of my Lord: of knowledge it is only alittle that is communicated to you, (O men!)"

Ayah: 86
Arabic: وَلَئِن شِئْنَا لَنَذْهَبَنَّ بِالَّذِي أَوْحَيْنَا إِلَيْكَ ثُمَّ لاَ تَجِدُ لَكَ بِهِ عَلَيْنَا وَكِيلاً
Pickthal: And if We willed We could withdraw that which We have revealed unto thee, then wouldst thou find no guardian for thee against Us inrespect thereof.
Shakir: And if We please, We should certainly take away that which We have revealed to you, then you would not find for it any protector against Us.
Yusuf Ali: If it were Our Will, We could take away that which We have sent thee by inspiration:then wouldst thou find none to plead thy affair inthat matter as against Us,-

Ayah: 87
Arabic: إِلاَّ رَحْمَةً مِّن رَّبِّكَ إِنَّ فَضْلَهُ كَانَ عَلَيْكَ كَبِيرًا
Pickthal: (It is naught) save mercy from thy Lord. Lo! His kindness unto thee was ever great.
Shakir: But on account of mercy from your Lord-- surely His grace to you is abundant.
Yusuf Ali: Except for Mercy from thy Lord: for his bounty is to thee (indeed) great.

Ayah: 88
Arabic: قُل لَّئِنِ اجْتَمَعَتِ الإِنسُ وَالْجِنُّ عَلَى أَن يَأْتُواْ بِمِثْلِ هَـذَا الْقُرْآنِ لاَ يَأْتُونَ بِمِثْلِهِ وَلَوْ كَانَ بَعْضُهُمْ لِبَعْضٍ ظَهِيرًا
Pickthal: Say: Verily, though mankind and the jinn should assemble to produce the like of this Qur'an, they could not produce the like thereofthough they were helpers one of another.
Shakir: Say: If men and jinn should combine together to bring the like of this Quran, they could not bring the like of it, though some of them were aiders of others.
Yusuf Ali: Say: "If the whole of mankind and Jinns were to gather together to produce the like of this Qur'an, they could not produce thelike thereof, even if they backed up each other with help and support.

Ayah: 89
Arabic: وَلَقَدْ صَرَّفْنَا لِلنَّاسِ فِي هَـذَا الْقُرْآنِ مِن كُلِّ مَثَلٍ فَأَبَى أَكْثَرُ النَّاسِ إِلاَّ كُفُورًا
Pickthal: And verily We have displayed for mankind in this Qur'an all kind of similitudes, but most of mankind refuse aught save disbelief.
Shakir: And certainly We have explained for men in this Quran every kind of similitude, but most men do not consent to aught but denying.
Yusuf Ali: And We have explained to man, in this Qur'an, every kind of similitude: yet the greater part of men refuse (to receive it) except withingratitude!

Ayah: 90
Arabic: وَقَالُواْ لَن نُّؤْمِنَ لَكَ حَتَّى تَفْجُرَ لَنَا مِنَ الأَرْضِ يَنبُوعًا
Pickthal: And they say: We will not put faith in thee till thou cause a spring to gush forth from the earth for us;
Shakir: And they say: We will by no means believe in you until you cause a fountain to gush forth from the earth for us.
Yusuf Ali: They say: "We shall not believe in thee, until thou cause a spring to gush forth for us from the earth,

Ayah: 91
Arabic: أَوْ تَكُونَ لَكَ جَنَّةٌ مِّن نَّخِيلٍ وَعِنَبٍ فَتُفَجِّرَ الأَنْهَارَ خِلالَهَا تَفْجِيرًا
Pickthal: Or thou have a garden of date-palms and grapes, and cause rivers to gush forth therein abundantly;
Shakir: Or you should have a garden of palms and grapes in the midst of which you should cause rivers to flow forth, gushing out.
Yusuf Ali: "Or (until) thou have a garden of date trees and vines, and cause rivers to gush forth in their midst, carrying abundant water;

Ayah: 92
Arabic: أَوْ تُسْقِطَ السَّمَاء كَمَا زَعَمْتَ عَلَيْنَا كِسَفًا أَوْ تَأْتِيَ بِاللّهِ وَالْمَلآئِكَةِ قَبِيلاً
Pickthal: Or thou cause the heaven to fall upon us piecemeal, as thou hast pretended, or bring Allah and the angels as a warrant;
Shakir: Or you should cause the heaven to come down upon us in pieces as you think, or bring Allah and the angels face to face (with us).
Yusuf Ali: "Or thou cause the sky to fall in pieces, as thou sayest (will happen), against us; or thou bring Allah and the angels before (us) face toface:

Ayah: 93
Arabic: أَوْ يَكُونَ لَكَ بَيْتٌ مِّن زُخْرُفٍ أَوْ تَرْقَى فِي السَّمَاء وَلَن نُّؤْمِنَ لِرُقِيِّكَ حَتَّى تُنَزِّلَ عَلَيْنَا كِتَابًا نَّقْرَؤُهُ قُلْ سُبْحَانَ رَبِّي هَلْ كُنتُ إَلاَّ بَشَرًا رَّسُولاً
Pickthal: Or thou have a house of gold; or thou ascend up into heaven, and even then we will put no faith in thine ascension till thou bring downfor us a book that we can read. Say (O Muhammad): My Lord be Glorified! AmI aught save a mortal messenger?
Shakir: Or you should have a house of gold, or you should ascend into heaven, and we will not believe in your ascending until you bring down to us a book which we may read. Say: Glory be to my Lord; am I aught but a mortal messenger?
Yusuf Ali: "Or thou have a house adorned with gold, or thou mount a ladder right into the skies. No, we shall not even believe in thy mountinguntil thou send down to us a book that we could read." Say: "Glory to myLord! Am I aught but a man,- a messenger?"

Ayah: 94
Arabic: وَمَا مَنَعَ النَّاسَ أَن يُؤْمِنُواْ إِذْ جَاءهُمُ الْهُدَى إِلاَّ أَن قَالُواْ أَبَعَثَ اللّهُ بَشَرًا رَّسُولاً
Pickthal: And naught prevented mankind from believing when the guidance came unto them save that they said: Hath Allah sent a mortal as (His)messenger?
Shakir: And nothing prevented people from believing when the guidance came to them except that they said: What! has Allah raised up a mortal to be a messenger?
Yusuf Ali: What kept men back from belief when Guidance came to them, was nothing but this: they said, "Has Allah sent a man (like us) to be (His)Messenger?"

Ayah: 95
Arabic: قُل لَّوْ كَانَ فِي الأَرْضِ مَلآئِكَةٌ يَمْشُونَ مُطْمَئِنِّينَ لَنَزَّلْنَا عَلَيْهِم مِّنَ السَّمَاء مَلَكًا رَّسُولاً
Pickthal: Say: If there were in the earth angels walking secure, We had sent down for them from heaven an angel as messenger.
Shakir: Say: Had there been in the earth angels walking about as settlers, We would certainly have sent down to them from the heaven an angel as a messenger.
Yusuf Ali: Say, "If there were settled, on earth, angels walking about in peace and quiet, We should certainly have sent them down from the heavensan angel for a messenger."

Ayah: 96
Arabic: قُلْ كَفَى بِاللّهِ شَهِيدًا بَيْنِي وَبَيْنَكُمْ إِنَّهُ كَانَ بِعِبَادِهِ خَبِيرًا بَصِيرًا
Pickthal: Say: Allah sufficeth for a witness between me and you. Lo! He is Knower, Seer of His slaves.
Shakir: Say: Allah suffices as a witness between me and you; surely He is Aware of His servants, Seeing.
Yusuf Ali: Say: "Enough is Allah for a witness between me and you: for He is well acquainted with His servants, and He sees (all things).

Ayah: 97
Arabic: وَمَن يَهْدِ اللّهُ فَهُوَ الْمُهْتَدِ وَمَن يُضْلِلْ فَلَن تَجِدَ لَهُمْ أَوْلِيَاء مِن دُونِهِ وَنَحْشُرُهُمْ يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ عَلَى وُجُوهِهِمْ عُمْيًا وَبُكْمًا وَصُمًّا مَّأْوَاهُمْ جَهَنَّمُ كُلَّمَا خَبَتْ زِدْنَاهُمْ سَعِيرًا
Pickthal: And he whom Allah guideth, he is led aright; while, as for him whom He sendeth astray, for them thou wilt find no protecting friendsbeside Him, and We shall assemble them on the Day of Resurrection on theirfaces, blind, dumb and deaf; their habitation will be hell; whenever itabateth, We increase the flame for them.
Shakir: And whomsoever Allah guides, he is the follower of the right way, and whomsoever He causes to err, you shall not find for him guardians besides Him; and We will gather them together on the day of resurrection on their faces, blind and dumb and deaf; their abode is hell; whenever it becomes allayed We will add to their burning.
Yusuf Ali: It is he whom Allah guides, that is on true Guidance; but he whom He leaves astray - for such wilt thou find no protector besides Him.On the Day of Judgment We shall gather, them together, prone on theirfaces, blind, dumb, and deaf: their abode will be Hell: every time it showsabatement, We shall increase from them the fierceness of the Fire.

Ayah: 98
Arabic: ذَلِكَ جَزَآؤُهُم بِأَنَّهُمْ كَفَرُواْ بِآيَاتِنَا وَقَالُواْ أَئِذَا كُنَّا عِظَامًا وَرُفَاتًا أَإِنَّا لَمَبْعُوثُونَ خَلْقًا جَدِيدًا
Pickthal: That is their reward because they disbelieved Our revelations and said: When we are bones and fragments shall we, forsooth, be raised upas a new creation?
Shakir: This is their retribution because they disbelieved in Our communications and said What! when we shall have become bones and decayed particles, shall we then indeed be raised up into a new creation?
Yusuf Ali: That is their recompense, because they rejected Our signs, and said, "When we are reduced to bones and broken dust, should we really beraised up (to be) a new Creation?"

Ayah: 99
Arabic: أَوَلَمْ يَرَوْاْ أَنَّ اللّهَ الَّذِي خَلَقَ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالأَرْضَ قَادِرٌ عَلَى أَن يَخْلُقَ مِثْلَهُمْ وَجَعَلَ لَهُمْ أَجَلاً لاَّ رَيْبَ فِيهِ فَأَبَى الظَّالِمُونَ إَلاَّ كُفُورًا
Pickthal: Have they not seen that Allah Who created the heavens and the earth is Able to create the like of them, and hath appointed for them anend whereof there is no doubt? But the wrong-doers refuse aught savedisbelief.
Shakir: Do they not consider that Allah, Who created the heavens and the earth, is able to create their like, and He has appointed for them a doom about which there is no doubt? But the unjust do not consent to aught but denying.
Yusuf Ali: See they not that Allah, Who created the heavens and the earth, has power to create the like of them (anew)? Only He has decreed a termappointed, of which there is no doubt. But the unjust refuse (to receiveit) except with ingratitude.

Ayah: 100
Arabic: قُل لَّوْ أَنتُمْ تَمْلِكُونَ خَزَآئِنَ رَحْمَةِ رَبِّي إِذًا لَّأَمْسَكْتُمْ خَشْيَةَ الإِنفَاقِ وَكَانَ الإنسَانُ قَتُورًا
Pickthal: Say (unto them): If ye possessed the treasures of the mercy of my Lord, ye would surely hold them back for fear of spending, for man wasever grudging.
Shakir: Say: If you control the treasures of the mercy of my Lord, then you would withhold (them) from fear of spending, and man is niggardly.
Yusuf Ali: Say: "If ye had control of the Treasures of the Mercy of my Lord, behold, ye would keep them back, for fear of spending them: for manis (every) niggardly!"

Ayah: 101
Arabic: وَلَقَدْ آتَيْنَا مُوسَى تِسْعَ آيَاتٍ بَيِّنَاتٍ فَاسْأَلْ بَنِي إِسْرَائِيلَ إِذْ جَاءهُمْ فَقَالَ لَهُ فِرْعَونُ إِنِّي لَأَظُنُّكَ يَا مُوسَى مَسْحُورًا
Pickthal: And verily We gave unto Moses nine tokens, clear proofs (of Allah's Sovereignty). Do but ask the Children of Israel how he came untothem, then Pharaoh said unto him: Lo! I deem thee one bewitched, O Moses.
Shakir: And certainly We gave Musa nine clear signs; so ask the children of Israel. When he came to them, Firon said to him: Most surely I deem you, O Musa, to be a man deprived of reason.
Yusuf Ali: To Moses We did give Nine Clear Signs: As the Children of Israel: when he came to them, Pharaoh said to him: "O Moses! I considerthee, indeed, to have been worked upon by sorcery!

Ayah: 102
Arabic: قَالَ لَقَدْ عَلِمْتَ مَا أَنزَلَ هَـؤُلاء إِلاَّ رَبُّ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالأَرْضِ بَصَآئِرَ وَإِنِّي لَأَظُنُّكَ يَا فِرْعَونُ مَثْبُورًا
Pickthal: He said: In truth thou knowest that none sent down these (portents) save the Lord of the heavens and the earth as proofs, and lo!(for my part) I deem thee lost, O Pharaoh.
Shakir: He said: Truly you know that none but the Lord of the heavens and the earth has sent down these as clear proof and most surely I believe you, O Firon, to be given over to perdition.
Yusuf Ali: Moses said, "Thou knowest well that these things have been sent down by none but the Lord of the heavens and the earth as eye-openingevidence: and I consider thee indeed, O Pharaoh, to be one doomed todestruction!"

Ayah: 103
Arabic: فَأَرَادَ أَن يَسْتَفِزَّهُم مِّنَ الأَرْضِ فَأَغْرَقْنَاهُ وَمَن مَّعَهُ جَمِيعًا
Pickthal: And he wished to scare them from the land, but We drowned him and those with him, all together.
Shakir: So he desired to destroy them out of the earth, but We drowned him and those with him all together;
Yusuf Ali: So he resolved to remove them from the face of the earth: but We did drown him and all who were with him.

Ayah: 104
Arabic: وَقُلْنَا مِن بَعْدِهِ لِبَنِي إِسْرَائِيلَ اسْكُنُواْ الأَرْضَ فَإِذَا جَاء وَعْدُ الآخِرَةِ جِئْنَا بِكُمْ لَفِيفًا
Pickthal: And We said unto the Children of Israel after him: Dwell in the land; but when the promise of the Hereafter cometh to pass We shallbring you as a crowd gathered out of various nations.
Shakir: And We said to the Israelites after him: Dwell in the land: and when the promise of the next life shall come to pass, we will bring you both together in judgment.
Yusuf Ali: And We said thereafter to the Children of Israel, "Dwell securely in the land (of promise)": but when the second of the warningscame to pass, We gathered you together in a mingled crowd.

Ayah: 105
Arabic: وَبِالْحَقِّ أَنزَلْنَاهُ وَبِالْحَقِّ نَزَلَ وَمَا أَرْسَلْنَاكَ إِلاَّ مُبَشِّرًا وَنَذِيرًا
Pickthal: With truth have We sent it down, and with truth hath it descended. And We have sent thee as naught else save a bearer of goodtidings and a warner.
Shakir: And with truth have We revealed it, and with truth did it come; and We have not sent you but as the giver of good news and as a warner.
Yusuf Ali: We sent down the (Qur'an) in Truth, and in Truth has it descended: and We sent thee but to give Glad Tidings and to warn(sinners).

Ayah: 106
Arabic: وَقُرْآناً فَرَقْنَاهُ لِتَقْرَأَهُ عَلَى النَّاسِ عَلَى مُكْثٍ وَنَزَّلْنَاهُ تَنزِيلاً
Pickthal: And (it is) a Qur'an that We have divided, that thou mayst recite it unto mankind at intervals, and We have revealed it by(successive) revelation.
Shakir: And it is a Quran which We have revealed in portions so that you may read it to the people by slow degrees, and We have revealed it, revealing in portions.
Yusuf Ali: (It is) a Qur'an which We have divided (into parts from time to time), in order that thou mightest recite it to men at intervals: Wehave revealed it by stages.

Ayah: 107
Arabic: قُلْ آمِنُواْ بِهِ أَوْ لاَ تُؤْمِنُواْ إِنَّ الَّذِينَ أُوتُواْ الْعِلْمَ مِن قَبْلِهِ إِذَا يُتْلَى عَلَيْهِمْ يَخِرُّونَ لِلأَذْقَانِ سُجَّدًا
Pickthal: Say: Believe therein or believe not, lo! those who were given knowledge before it, when it is read unto them, fall down prostrate ontheir faces, adoring,
Shakir: Say: Believe in it or believe not; surely those who are given the knowledge before it fall down on their faces, making obeisance when it is recited to them.
Yusuf Ali: Say: "Whether ye believe in it or not, it is true that those who were given knowledge beforehand, when it is recited to them, fall downon their faces in humble prostration,

Ayah: 108
Arabic: وَيَقُولُونَ سُبْحَانَ رَبِّنَا إِن كَانَ وَعْدُ رَبِّنَا لَمَفْعُولاً
Pickthal: Saying: Glory to our Lord! Verily the promise of our Lord must be fulfilled.
Shakir: And they say: Glory be to our Lord! most surely the promise of our Lord was to be fulfilled.
Yusuf Ali: "And they say: 'Glory to our Lord! Truly has the promise of our Lord been fulfilled!'"

Ayah: 109
Arabic: وَيَخِرُّونَ لِلأَذْقَانِ يَبْكُونَ وَيَزِيدُهُمْ خُشُوعًا
Pickthal: They fall down on their faces, weeping, and it increaseth humility in them.
Shakir: And they fall down on their faces weeping, and it adds to their humility.
Yusuf Ali: They fall down on their faces in tears, and it increases their (earnest) humility.

Ayah: 110
Arabic: قُلِ ادْعُواْ اللّهَ أَوِ ادْعُواْ الرَّحْمَـنَ أَيًّا مَّا تَدْعُواْ فَلَهُ الأَسْمَاء الْحُسْنَى وَلاَ تَجْهَرْ بِصَلاَتِكَ وَلاَ تُخَافِتْ بِهَا وَابْتَغِ بَيْنَ ذَلِكَ سَبِيلاً
Pickthal: Say (unto mankind): Cry unto Allah, or cry unto the Beneficent, unto whichsoever ye cry (it is the same). His are the mostbeautiful names. And thou (Muhammad), be not loud-voiced in thy worship noryet silent therein, but follow a way between.
Shakir: Say: Call upon Allah or call upon, the Beneficent Allah; whichever you call upon, He has the best names; and do not utter your prayer with a very raised voice nor be silent with regard to it, and seek a way between these.
Yusuf Ali: Say: "Call upon Allah, or call upon Rahman: by whatever name ye call upon Him, (it is well): for to Him belong the Most Beautiful Names.Neither speak thy Prayer aloud, nor speak it in a low tone, but seek amiddle course between."

Ayah: 111
Arabic: وَقُلِ الْحَمْدُ لِلّهِ الَّذِي لَمْ يَتَّخِذْ وَلَدًا وَلَم يَكُن لَّهُ شَرِيكٌ فِي الْمُلْكِ وَلَمْ يَكُن لَّهُ وَلِيٌّ مِّنَ الذُّلَّ وَكَبِّرْهُ تَكْبِيرًا
Pickthal: And say: Praise be to Allah, Who hath not taken unto Himself a son, and Who hath no partner in the Sovereignty, nor hath He any protectingfriend through dependence. And magnify Him with all magnificence.
Shakir: And say: (All) praise is due to Allah, Who has not taken a son and Who has not a partner in the kingdom, and Who has not a helper to save Him from disgrace; and proclaim His greatness magnifying (Him).
Yusuf Ali: Say: "Praise be to Allah, who begets no son, and has no partner in (His) dominion: Nor (needs) He any to protect Him from humiliation: yea,magnify Him for His greatness and glory!"

 



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