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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

Translations

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 Al-Ankaboot (the spider)

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

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.
Total Verses :
69 - Listen to Recitation of this Surah with Translation

Ayah: 1
Arabic: الم
Pickthal: Alif. Lam. Mim.
Shakir: Alif Lam Mim.
Yusuf Ali: A.L.M.

Ayah: 2
Arabic: أَحَسِبَ النَّاسُ أَن يُتْرَكُوا أَن يَقُولُوا آمَنَّا وَهُمْ لَا يُفْتَنُونَ
Pickthal: Do men imagine that they will be left (at ease) because they say, We believe, and will not be tested with affliction?
Shakir: Do men think that they will be left alone on saying, We believe, and not be tried?
Yusuf Ali: Do men think that they will be left alone on saying, "We believe", and that they will not be tested?

Ayah: 3
Arabic: وَلَقَدْ فَتَنَّا الَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِهِمْ فَلَيَعْلَمَنَّ اللَّهُ الَّذِينَ صَدَقُوا وَلَيَعْلَمَنَّ الْكَاذِبِينَ
Pickthal: Lo! We tested those who were before you. Thus Allah knoweth those who are sincere, and knoweth those who feign.
Shakir: And certainly We tried those before them, so Allah will certainly know those who are true and He will certainly know the liars.
Yusuf Ali: We did test those before them, and Allah will certainly know those who are true from those who are false.

Ayah: 4
Arabic: أَمْ حَسِبَ الَّذِينَ يَعْمَلُونَ السَّيِّئَاتِ أَن يَسْبِقُونَا سَاء مَا يَحْكُمُونَ
Pickthal: Or do those who do ill-deeds imagine that they can outstrip Us? Evil (for them) is that which they decide.
Shakir: Or do they who work evil think that they will escape Us? Evil is it that they judge!
Yusuf Ali: Do those who practise evil think that they will get the better of Us? Evil is their judgment!

Ayah: 5
Arabic: مَن كَانَ يَرْجُو لِقَاء اللَّهِ فَإِنَّ أَجَلَ اللَّهِ لَآتٍ وَهُوَ السَّمِيعُ الْعَلِيمُ
Pickthal: Whoso looketh forward to the meeting with Allah (let him know that) Allah's reckoning is surely nigh, and He is the Hearer, the Knower.
Shakir: Whoever hopes to meet Allah, the term appointed by Allah will then most surely come; and He is the Hearing, the Knowing.
Yusuf Ali: For those whose hopes are in the meeting with Allah (in the Hereafter, let them strive); for the term (appointed) by Allah is surelycoming and He hears and knows (all things).

Ayah: 6
Arabic: وَمَن جَاهَدَ فَإِنَّمَا يُجَاهِدُ لِنَفْسِهِ إِنَّ اللَّهَ لَغَنِيٌّ عَنِ الْعَالَمِينَ
Pickthal: And whosoever striveth, striveth only for himself, for lo! Allah is altogether Independent of (His) creatures.
Shakir: And whoever strives hard, he strives only for his own soul; most surely Allah is Self-sufficient, above (need of) the worlds.
Yusuf Ali: And if any strive (with might and main), they do so for their own souls: for Allah is free of all needs from all creation.

Ayah: 7
Arabic: وَالَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَعَمِلُوا الصَّالِحَاتِ لَنُكَفِّرَنَّ عَنْهُمْ سَيِّئَاتِهِمْ وَلَنَجْزِيَنَّهُمْ أَحْسَنَ الَّذِي كَانُوا يَعْمَلُونَ
Pickthal: And as for those who believe and do good works, We shall remit from them their evil deeds and shall repay them the best that they did.
Shakir: And (as for) those who believe and do good, We will most certainly do away with their evil deeds and We will most certainly reward them the best of what they did.
Yusuf Ali: Those who believe and work righteous deeds,- from them shall We blot out all evil (that may be) in them, and We shall reward themaccording to the best of their deeds.

Ayah: 8
Arabic: وَوَصَّيْنَا الْإِنسَانَ بِوَالِدَيْهِ حُسْنًا وَإِن جَاهَدَاكَ لِتُشْرِكَ بِي مَا لَيْسَ لَكَ بِهِ عِلْمٌ فَلَا تُطِعْهُمَا إِلَيَّ مَرْجِعُكُمْ فَأُنَبِّئُكُم بِمَا كُنتُمْ تَعْمَلُونَ
Pickthal: We have enjoined on man kindness to parents; but if they strive to make thee join with Me that of which thou hast no knowledge, thenobey them not. Unto Me is your return and I shall tell you what ye used todo.
Shakir: And We have enjoined on man goodness to his parents, and if they contend with you that you should associate (others) with Me, of which you have no knowledge, do not obey them, to Me is your return, so I will inform you of what you did.
Yusuf Ali: We have enjoined on man kindness to parents: but if they (either of them) strive (to force) thee to join with Me (in worship)anything of which thou hast no knowledge, obey them not. Ye have (all) toreturn to me, and I will tell you (the truth) of all that ye did.

Ayah: 9
Arabic: وَالَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَعَمِلُوا الصَّالِحَاتِ لَنُدْخِلَنَّهُمْ فِي الصَّالِحِينَ
Pickthal: And as for those who believe and do good works, We verily shall make them enter in among the righteous.
Shakir: And (as for) those who believe and do good, We will most surely cause them to enter among the good.
Yusuf Ali: And those who believe and work righteous deeds,- them shall We admit to the company of the Righteous.

Ayah: 10
Arabic: وَمِنَ النَّاسِ مَن يَقُولُ آمَنَّا بِاللَّهِ فَإِذَا أُوذِيَ فِي اللَّهِ جَعَلَ فِتْنَةَ النَّاسِ كَعَذَابِ اللَّهِ وَلَئِن جَاء نَصْرٌ مِّن رَّبِّكَ لَيَقُولُنَّ إِنَّا كُنَّا مَعَكُمْ أَوَلَيْسَ اللَّهُ بِأَعْلَمَ بِمَا فِي صُدُورِ الْعَالَمِينَ
Pickthal: Of mankind is he who saith: We believe in Allah, but, if he be made to suffer for the sake of Allah, he mistaketh the persecution ofmankind for Allah's punishment; and then, if victory cometh from thy Lord,will say: Lo! we were with you (all the while). Is not Allah Best Aware ofwhat is in the bosoms of (His) creatures?
Shakir: And among men is he who says: We believe in Allah; but when he is persecuted in (the way of) Allah he thinks the persecution of men to be as the chastisement of Allah; and if there come assistance from your Lord, they would most certainly say: Surely we were with you. What! is not Allah the best knower of what is in the breasts of mankind.
Yusuf Ali: Then there are among men such as say, "We believe in Allah"; but when they suffer affliction in (the cause of) Allah, they treat men'soppression as if it were the Wrath of Allah! And if help comes (to thee) fromthy Lord, they are sure to say, "We have (always) been with you!" Does notAllah know best all that is in the hearts of all creation?

Ayah: 11
Arabic: وَلَيَعْلَمَنَّ اللَّهُ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَلَيَعْلَمَنَّ الْمُنَافِقِينَ
Pickthal: Verily Allah knoweth those who believe, and verily He knoweth the hypocrites.
Shakir: And most certainly Allah will know those who believe and most certainly He will know the hypocrites.
Yusuf Ali: And Allah most certainly knows those who believe, and as certainly those who are Hypocrites.

Ayah: 12
Arabic: وَقَالَ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا لِلَّذِينَ آمَنُوا اتَّبِعُوا سَبِيلَنَا وَلْنَحْمِلْ خَطَايَاكُمْ وَمَا هُم بِحَامِلِينَ مِنْ خَطَايَاهُم مِّن شَيْءٍ إِنَّهُمْ لَكَاذِبُونَ
Pickthal: Those who disbelieve say unto those who believe: Follow our way (of religion) and we verily will bear your sins (for you). They cannotbear aught of their sins. Lo! they verily are liars.
Shakir: And those who disbelieve say to those who believe: Follow our path and we will bear your wrongs. And never shall they be the bearers of any of their wrongs; most surely they are liars.
Yusuf Ali: And the Unbelievers say to those who believe: "Follow our path, and we will bear (the consequences) of your faults." Never in theleast will they bear their faults: in fact they are liars!

Ayah: 13
Arabic: وَلَيَحْمِلُنَّ أَثْقَالَهُمْ وَأَثْقَالًا مَّعَ أَثْقَالِهِمْ وَلَيُسْأَلُنَّ يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ عَمَّا كَانُوا يَفْتَرُونَ
Pickthal: But they verily will bear their own loads and other loads beside their own, and they verily will be questioned on the Day ofResurrection concerning that which they invented.
Shakir: And most certainly they shall carry their own burdens, and other burdens with their own burdens, and most certainly they shall be questioned on the resurrection day as to what they forged.
Yusuf Ali: They will bear their own burdens, and (other) burdens along with their own, and on the Day of Judgments they will be called to accountfor their falsehoods.

Ayah: 14
Arabic: وَلَقَدْ أَرْسَلْنَا نُوحًا إِلَى قَوْمِهِ فَلَبِثَ فِيهِمْ أَلْفَ سَنَةٍ إِلَّا خَمْسِينَ عَامًا فَأَخَذَهُمُ الطُّوفَانُ وَهُمْ ظَالِمُونَ
Pickthal: And verily we sent Noah (as Our messenger) unto his folk, and he continued with them for a thousand years save fifty years; and the floodengulfed them, for they were wrong-doers.
Shakir: And certainly We sent Nuh to his people, so he remained among them a thousand years save fifty years. And the deluge overtook them, while they were unjust.
Yusuf Ali: We (once) sent Noah to his people, and he tarried among them a thousand years less fifty: but the Deluge overwhelmed them while they(persisted in) sin.

Ayah: 15
Arabic: فَأَنجَيْنَاهُ وَأَصْحَابَ السَّفِينَةِ وَجَعَلْنَاهَا آيَةً لِّلْعَالَمِينَ
Pickthal: And We rescued him and those with him in the ship, and made of it a portent for the peoples.
Shakir: So We delivered him and the inmates of the ark, and made it a sign to the nations.
Yusuf Ali: But We saved him and the companions of the Ark, and We made the (Ark) a Sign for all peoples!

Ayah: 16
Arabic: وَإِبْرَاهِيمَ إِذْ قَالَ لِقَوْمِهِ اعْبُدُوا اللَّهَ وَاتَّقُوهُ ذَلِكُمْ خَيْرٌ لَّكُمْ إِن كُنتُمْ تَعْلَمُونَ
Pickthal: And Abraham! (Remember) when he said unto his folk: Serve Allah, and keep your duty unto Him; that is better for you if ye did butknow.
Shakir: And (We sent) Ibrahim, when he said to his people: Serve Allah and be careful of (your duty to) Him; this is best for you, if you did but know:
Yusuf Ali: And (We also saved) Abraham: behold, he said to his people, "Serve Allah and fear Him: that will be best for you- If ye understand!

Ayah: 17
Arabic: إِنَّمَا تَعْبُدُونَ مِن دُونِ اللَّهِ أَوْثَانًا وَتَخْلُقُونَ إِفْكًا إِنَّ الَّذِينَ تَعْبُدُونَ مِن دُونِ اللَّهِ لَا يَمْلِكُونَ لَكُمْ رِزْقًا فَابْتَغُوا عِندَ اللَّهِ الرِّزْقَ وَاعْبُدُوهُ وَاشْكُرُوا لَهُ إِلَيْهِ تُرْجَعُونَ
Pickthal: Ye serve instead of Allah only idols, and ye only invent a lie. Lo! those whom ye serve instead of Allah own no provision for you. Soseek your provision from Allah, and serve Him, and give thanks unto Him,(for) unto Him ye will be brought back.
Shakir: You only worship idols besides Allah and you create a lie surely they whom you serve besides Allah do not control for you any sustenance, therefore seek the sustenance from Allah and serve Him and be grateful to Him; to Him you shall be brought back.
Yusuf Ali: "For ye do worship idols besides Allah, and ye invent falsehood. The things that ye worship besides Allah have no power to give yousustenance: then seek ye sustenance from Allah, serve Him, and be grateful toHim: to Him will be your return.

Ayah: 18
Arabic: وَإِن تُكَذِّبُوا فَقَدْ كَذَّبَ أُمَمٌ مِّن قَبْلِكُمْ وَمَا عَلَى الرَّسُولِ إِلَّا الْبَلَاغُ الْمُبِينُ
Pickthal: But if ye deny, then nations have denied before you. The messenger is only to convey (the message) plainly.
Shakir: And if you reject (the truth), nations before you did indeed reject (the truth); and nothing is incumbent on the messenger but a plain delivering (of the message).
Yusuf Ali: "And if ye reject (the Message), so did generations before you: and the duty of the messenger is only to preach publicly (andclearly)."

Ayah: 19
Arabic: أَوَلَمْ يَرَوْا كَيْفَ يُبْدِئُ اللَّهُ الْخَلْقَ ثُمَّ يُعِيدُهُ إِنَّ ذَلِكَ عَلَى اللَّهِ يَسِيرٌ
Pickthal: See they not how Allah produceth creation, then reproduceth it? Lo! for Allah that is easy.
Shakir: What! do they not consider how Allah originates the creation, then reproduces it? Surely that is easy to Allah.
Yusuf Ali: See they not how Allah originates creation, then repeats it: truly that is easy for Allah.

Ayah: 20
Arabic: قُلْ سِيرُوا فِي الْأَرْضِ فَانظُرُوا كَيْفَ بَدَأَ الْخَلْقَ ثُمَّ اللَّهُ يُنشِئُ النَّشْأَةَ الْآخِرَةَ إِنَّ اللَّهَ عَلَى كُلِّ شَيْءٍ قَدِيرٌ
Pickthal: Say (O Muhammad): Travel in the land and see how He originated creation, then Allah bringeth forth the later growth. Lo! Allah is Able todo all things.
Shakir: Say: Travel in the earth and see how He makes the first creation, then Allah creates the latter creation; surely Allah has power over all things.
Yusuf Ali: Say: "Travel through the earth and see how Allah did originate creation; so will Allah produce a later creation: for Allah has power over allthings.

Ayah: 21
Arabic: يُعَذِّبُُ مَن يَشَاء وَيَرْحَمُ مَن يَشَاء وَإِلَيْهِ تُقْلَبُونَ
Pickthal: He punisheth whom He will and showeth mercy unto whom He will, and unto Him ye will be turned.
Shakir: He punishes whom He pleases and has mercy on whom He pleases, and to Him you shall be turned back.
Yusuf Ali: "He punishes whom He pleases, and He grants Mercy to whom He pleases, and towards Him are ye turned.

Ayah: 22
Arabic: وَمَا أَنتُم بِمُعْجِزِينَ فِي الْأَرْضِ وَلَا فِي السَّمَاء وَمَا لَكُم مِّن دُونِ اللَّهِ مِن وَلِيٍّ وَلَا نَصِيرٍ
Pickthal: Ye cannot escape (from Him) in the earth or in the sky, and beside Allah there is for you no friend or helper.
Shakir: And you shall not escape in the earth nor in the heaven, and you have neither a protector nor a helper besides Allah.
Yusuf Ali: "Not on earth nor in heaven will ye be able (fleeing) to frustrate (his Plan), nor have ye, besides Allah, any protector or helper."

Ayah: 23
Arabic: وَالَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا بِآيَاتِ اللَّهِ وَلِقَائِهِ أُوْلَئِكَ يَئِسُوا مِن رَّحْمَتِي وَأُوْلَئِكَ لَهُمْ عَذَابٌ أَلِيمٌ
Pickthal: Those who disbelieve in the revelations of Allah and in (their) Meeting with Him, such have no hope of My mercy. For such there isa painful doom.
Shakir: And (as to) those who disbelieve in the communications of Allah and His meeting, they have despaired of My mercy, and these it is that shall have a painful punishment.
Yusuf Ali: Those who reject the Signs of Allah and the Meeting with Him (in the Hereafter),- it is they who shall despair of My Mercy: it is they whowill (suffer) a most grievous Penalty.

Ayah: 24
Arabic: فَمَا كَانَ جَوَابَ قَوْمِهِ إِلَّا أَن قَالُوا اقْتُلُوهُ أَوْ حَرِّقُوهُ فَأَنجَاهُ اللَّهُ مِنَ النَّارِ إِنَّ فِي ذَلِكَ لَآيَاتٍ لِّقَوْمٍ يُؤْمِنُونَ
Pickthal: But the answer of his folk was only that they said: "Kill him" or "Burn him." Then Allah saved him from the Fire. Lo! herein verily areportents for folk who believe.
Shakir: So naught was the answer of his people except that they said: Slay him or burn him; then Allah delivered him from the fire; most surely there are signs in this for a people who believe.
Yusuf Ali: So naught was the answer of (Abraham's) people except that they said: "Slay him or burn him." But Allah did save him from the Fire.Verily in this are Signs for people who believe.

Ayah: 25
Arabic: وَقَالَ إِنَّمَا اتَّخَذْتُم مِّن دُونِ اللَّهِ أَوْثَانًا مَّوَدَّةَ بَيْنِكُمْ فِي الْحَيَاةِ الدُّنْيَا ثُمَّ يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ يَكْفُرُ بَعْضُكُم بِبَعْضٍ وَيَلْعَنُ بَعْضُكُم بَعْضًا وَمَأْوَاكُمُ النَّارُ وَمَا لَكُم مِّن نَّاصِرِينَ
Pickthal: He said: Ye have chosen only idols instead of Allah. The love between you is only in the life of the world. Then on the Day ofResurrection ye will deny each other and curse each other, and your abodewill be the Fire, and ye will have no helpers.
Shakir: And he said: You have only taken for yourselves idols besides Allah by way of friendship between you in this world's life, then on the resurrection day some of you shall deny others, and some of you shall curse others, and your abode is the fire, and you shall not have any helpers.
Yusuf Ali: And he said: "For you, ye have taken (for worship) idols besides Allah, out of mutual love and regard between yourselves in this life;but on the Day of Judgment ye shall disown each other and curse each other:and your abode will be the Fire, and ye shall have none to help."

Ayah: 26
Arabic: فَآمَنَ لَهُ لُوطٌ وَقَالَ إِنِّي مُهَاجِرٌ إِلَى رَبِّي إِنَّهُ هُوَ الْعَزِيزُ الْحَكِيمُ
Pickthal: And Lot believed him, and said: Lo! I am a fugitive unto my Lord. Lo! He, only He, is the Mighty, the Wise.
Shakir: And Lut believed in Him, and he said: I am fleeing to my Lord, surely He is the Mighty, the Wise.
Yusuf Ali: But Lut had faith in Him: He said: "I will leave home for the sake of my Lord: for He is Exalted in Might, and Wise."

Ayah: 27
Arabic: وَوَهَبْنَا لَهُ إِسْحَقَ وَيَعْقُوبَ وَجَعَلْنَا فِي ذُرِّيَّتِهِ النُّبُوَّةَ وَالْكِتَابَ وَآتَيْنَاهُ أَجْرَهُ فِي الدُّنْيَا وَإِنَّهُ فِي الْآخِرَةِ لَمِنَ الصَّالِحِينَ
Pickthal: And We bestowed on him Isaac and Jacob, and We established the prophethood and the Scripture among his seed, and We gave him his reward inthe world, and lo! in the Hereafter he verily is among the righteous.
Shakir: And We granted him Ishaq and Yaqoub, and caused the t prophethood and the book to remain in his seed, and We gave him his reward in this world, and in the hereafter he will most surely be among the good.
Yusuf Ali: And We gave (Abraham) Isaac and Jacob, and ordained among his progeny Prophethood and Revelation, and We granted him his reward in thislife; and he was in the Hereafter (of the company) of the Righteous.

Ayah: 28
Arabic: وَلُوطًا إِذْ قَالَ لِقَوْمِهِ إِنَّكُمْ لَتَأْتُونَ الْفَاحِشَةَ مَا سَبَقَكُم بِهَا مِنْ أَحَدٍ مِّنَ الْعَالَمِينَ
Pickthal: And Lot! (Remember) when he said unto his folk: Lo! ye commit lewdness such as no creature did before you.
Shakir: And (We sent) Lut when he said to his people: Most surely you are guilty of an indecency which none of the nations has ever done before you;
Yusuf Ali: And (remember) Lut: behold, he said to his people: "Ye do commit lewdness, such as no people in Creation (ever) committed beforeyou.

Ayah: 29
Arabic: أَئِنَّكُمْ لَتَأْتُونَ الرِّجَالَ وَتَقْطَعُونَ السَّبِيلَ وَتَأْتُونَ فِي نَادِيكُمُ الْمُنكَرَ فَمَا كَانَ جَوَابَ قَوْمِهِ إِلَّا أَن قَالُوا ائْتِنَا بِعَذَابِ اللَّهِ إِن كُنتَ مِنَ الصَّادِقِينَ
Pickthal: For come ye not in unto males, and cut ye not the road (for travellers), and commit ye not abomination in your meetings? But the answerof his folk was only that they said: Bring Allah's doom upon us if thou arta truthteller!
Shakir: What! do you come to the males and commit robbery on the highway, and you commit evil deeds in your assemblies? But nothing was the answer of his people except that they said: Bring on us Allah's punishment, if you are one of the truthful.
Yusuf Ali: "Do ye indeed approach men, and cut off the highway?- and practise wickedness (even) in your councils?" But his people gave no answerbut this: they said: "Bring us the Wrath of Allah if thou tellest thetruth."

Ayah: 30
Arabic: قَالَ رَبِّ انصُرْنِي عَلَى الْقَوْمِ الْمُفْسِدِينَ
Pickthal: He said: My Lord! Give me victory over folk who work corruption.
Shakir: He said: My Lord! help me against the mischievous people.
Yusuf Ali: He said: "O my Lord! help Thou me against people who do mischief!"

Ayah: 31
Arabic: وَلَمَّا جَاءتْ رُسُلُنَا إِبْرَاهِيمَ بِالْبُشْرَى قَالُوا إِنَّا مُهْلِكُو أَهْلِ هَذِهِ الْقَرْيَةِ إِنَّ أَهْلَهَا كَانُوا ظَالِمِينَ
Pickthal: And when Our messengers brought Abraham the good news, they said: Lo! we are about to destroy the people of that township, for itspeople are wrong-doers.
Shakir: And when Our messengers came to Ibrahim with the good news, they said: Surely we are going to destroy the people of this town, for its people are unjust.
Yusuf Ali: When Our Messengers came to Abraham with the good news, they said: "We are indeed going to destroy the people of this township: fortruly they are (addicted to) crime."

Ayah: 32
Arabic: قَالَ إِنَّ فِيهَا لُوطًا قَالُوا نَحْنُ أَعْلَمُ بِمَن فِيهَا لَنُنَجِّيَنَّهُ وَأَهْلَهُ إِلَّا امْرَأَتَهُ كَانَتْ مِنَ الْغَابِرِينَ
Pickthal: He said: Lo! Lot is there. They said: We are best aware of who is there. We are to deliver him and his household, all save his wife, whois of those who stay behind.
Shakir: He said: Surely in it is Lut. They said: We know well who is in it; we shall certainly deliver him and his followers, except his wife; she shall be of those who remain behind.
Yusuf Ali: He said: "But there is Lut there." They said: "Well do we know who is there : we will certainly save him and his following,- except hiswife: she is of those who lag behind!"

Ayah: 33
Arabic: وَلَمَّا أَن جَاءتْ رُسُلُنَا لُوطًا سِيءَ بِهِمْ وَضَاقَ بِهِمْ ذَرْعًا وَقَالُوا لَا تَخَفْ وَلَا تَحْزَنْ إِنَّا مُنَجُّوكَ وَأَهْلَكَ إِلَّا امْرَأَتَكَ كَانَتْ مِنَ الْغَابِرِينَ
Pickthal: And when Our messengers came unto Lot, he was troubled upon their account, for he could not protect them; but they said: Fear not, norgrieve! Lo! we are to deliver thee and thy household, (all) save thy wife,who is of those who stay behind.
Shakir: And when Our messengers came to Lut he was grieved on account of them, and he felt powerless (to protect) them; and they said: Fear not, nor grieve; surely we will deliver you and your followers, except your wife; she shall be of those who remain behind.
Yusuf Ali: And when Our Messengers came to Lut, he was grieved on their account, and felt himself powerless (to protect) them: but they said: "Fearthou not, nor grieve: we are (here) to save thee and thy following, exceptthy wife: she is of those who lag behind.

Ayah: 34
Arabic: إِنَّا مُنزِلُونَ عَلَى أَهْلِ هَذِهِ الْقَرْيَةِ رِجْزًا مِّنَ السَّمَاء بِمَا كَانُوا يَفْسُقُونَ
Pickthal: Lo! We are about to bring down upon the folk of this township a fury from the sky because they are evil-livers.
Shakir: Surely We will cause to come down upon the people of this town a punishment from heaven, because they transgressed.
Yusuf Ali: "For we are going to bring down on the people of this township a Punishment from heaven, because they have been wickedly rebellious."

Ayah: 35
Arabic: وَلَقَد تَّرَكْنَا مِنْهَا آيَةً بَيِّنَةً لِّقَوْمٍ يَعْقِلُونَ
Pickthal: And verily of that We have left a clear sign for people who have sense.
Shakir: And certainly We have left a clear sign of it for a people who understand.
Yusuf Ali: And We have left thereof an evident Sign, for any people who (care to) understand.

Ayah: 36
Arabic: وَإِلَى مَدْيَنَ أَخَاهُمْ شُعَيْبًا فَقَالَ يَا قَوْمِ اعْبُدُوا اللَّهَ وَارْجُوا الْيَوْمَ الْآخِرَ وَلَا تَعْثَوْا فِي الْأَرْضِ مُفْسِدِينَ
Pickthal: And unto Midian We sent Shu'eyb, their brother. He said: O my people! Serve Allah, and look forward to the Last Day, and do not evil,making mischief, in the earth.
Shakir: And to Madyan (We sent) their brother Shuaib, so he said: O my people! serve Allah and fear the latter day and do not act corruptly in the land, making mischief.
Yusuf Ali: To the Madyan (people) (We sent) their brother Shu'aib. Then he said: "O my people! serve Allah, and fear the Last Day: nor commit evil onthe earth, with intent to do mischief."

Ayah: 37
Arabic: فَكَذَّبُوهُ فَأَخَذَتْهُمُ الرَّجْفَةُ فَأَصْبَحُوا فِي دَارِهِمْ جَاثِمِينَ
Pickthal: But they denied him, and the dreadful earthquake took them, and morning found them prostrate in their dwelling place.
Shakir: But they rejected him, so a severe earthquake overtook them, and they became motionless bodies in their abode.
Yusuf Ali: But they rejected him: Then the mighty Blast seized them, and they lay prostrate in their homes by the morning.

Ayah: 38
Arabic: وَعَادًا وَثَمُودَ وَقَد تَّبَيَّنَ لَكُم مِّن مَّسَاكِنِهِمْ وَزَيَّنَ لَهُمُ الشَّيْطَانُ أَعْمَالَهُمْ فَصَدَّهُمْ عَنِ السَّبِيلِ وَكَانُوا مُسْتَبْصِرِينَ
Pickthal: And (the tribes of) A'ad and Thamud! (Their fate) is manifest unto you from their (ruined and deserted) dwellings. Satan made their deedsseem fair unto them and so debarred them from the Way, though they werekeen observers.
Shakir: And (We destroyed) Ad and Samood, and from their dwellings (this) is apparent to you indeed; and the Shaitan made their deeds fair-seeming to them, so he kept them back from the path, though they were endowed with intelligence and skill,
Yusuf Ali: (Remember also) the 'Ad and the Thamud (people): clearly will appear to you from (the traces) of their buildings (their fate): the EvilOne made their deeds alluring to them, and kept them back from the Path,though they were gifted with intelligence and skill.

Ayah: 39
Arabic: وَقَارُونَ وَفِرْعَوْنَ وَهَامَانَ وَلَقَدْ جَاءهُم مُّوسَى بِالْبَيِّنَاتِ فَاسْتَكْبَرُوا فِي الْأَرْضِ وَمَا كَانُوا سَابِقِينَ
Pickthal: And Korah, Pharaoh and Haman! Moses came unto them with clear proofs (of Allah's Sovereignty), but they were boastful in the land. Andthey were not winners (in the race).
Shakir: And (We destroyed) Qaroun and Firon and Haman; and certainly Musa came to them with clear arguments, but they behaved haughtily in the land; yet they could not outstrip (Us).
Yusuf Ali: (Remember also) Qarun, Pharaoh, and Haman: there came to them Moses with Clear Signs, but they behaved with insolence on the earth; yetthey could not overreach (Us).

Ayah: 40
Arabic: فَكُلًّا أَخَذْنَا بِذَنبِهِ فَمِنْهُم مَّنْ أَرْسَلْنَا عَلَيْهِ حَاصِبًا وَمِنْهُم مَّنْ أَخَذَتْهُ الصَّيْحَةُ وَمِنْهُم مَّنْ خَسَفْنَا بِهِ الْأَرْضَ وَمِنْهُم مَّنْ أَغْرَقْنَا وَمَا كَانَ اللَّهُ لِيَظْلِمَهُمْ وَلَكِن كَانُوا أَنفُسَهُمْ يَظْلِمُونَ
Pickthal: So We took each one in his sin; of them was he on whom We sent a hurricane, and of them was he who was overtaken by the (Awful) Cry, andof them was he whom We caused the earth to swallow, and of them was he whomWe drowned. It was not for Allah to wrong them, but they wrongedthemselves.
Shakir: So each We punished for his sin; of them was he on whom We sent down a violent storm, and of them was he whom the rumbling overtook, and of them was he whom We made to be swallowed up by the earth, and of them was he whom We drowned; and it did not beseem Allah that He should be unjust to them, but they were unjust to their own souls.
Yusuf Ali: Each one of them We seized for his crime: of them, against some We sent a violent tornado (with showers of stones); some were caughtby a (mighty) Blast; some We caused the earth to swallow up; and some Wedrowned (in the waters): It was not Allah Who injured (or oppressed) them:"They injured (and oppressed) their own souls.

Ayah: 41
Arabic: مَثَلُ الَّذِينَ اتَّخَذُوا مِن دُونِ اللَّهِ أَوْلِيَاء كَمَثَلِ الْعَنكَبُوتِ اتَّخَذَتْ بَيْتًا وَإِنَّ أَوْهَنَ الْبُيُوتِ لَبَيْتُ الْعَنكَبُوتِ لَوْ كَانُوا يَعْلَمُونَ
Pickthal: The likeness of those who choose other patrons than Allah is as the likeness of the spider when she taketh unto herself a house, and lo!the frailest of all houses is the spider's house, if they but knew.
Shakir: The parable of those who take guardians besides Allah is as the parable of the spider that makes for itself a house; and most surely the frailest of the houses is the spider's house did they but know.
Yusuf Ali: The parable of those who take protectors other than Allah is that of the spider, who builds (to itself) a house; but truly the flimsiestof houses is the spider's house;- if they but knew.

Ayah: 42
Arabic: إِنَّ اللَّهَ يَعْلَمُ مَا يَدْعُونَ مِن دُونِهِ مِن شَيْءٍ وَهُوَ الْعَزِيزُ الْحَكِيمُ
Pickthal: Lo! Allah knoweth what thing they invoke instead of Him. He is the Mighty, the Wise.
Shakir: Surely Allah knows whatever thing they call upon besides Him; and He is the Mighty, the Wise.
Yusuf Ali: Verily Allah doth know of (every thing) whatever that they call upon besides Him: and He is Exalted (in power), Wise.

Ayah: 43
Arabic: وَتِلْكَ الْأَمْثَالُ نَضْرِبُهَا لِلنَّاسِ وَمَا يَعْقِلُهَا إِلَّا الْعَالِمُونَ
Pickthal: As for these similitudes, We coin them for mankind, but none will grasp their meaning save the wise.
Shakir: And (as for) these examples, We set them forth for men, and none understand them but the learned.
Yusuf Ali: And such are the Parables We set forth for mankind, but only those understand them who have knowledge.

Ayah: 44
Arabic: خَلَقَ اللَّهُ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضَ بِالْحَقِّ إِنَّ فِي ذَلِكَ لَآيَةً لِّلْمُؤْمِنِينَ
Pickthal: Allah created the heavens and the earth with truth. Lo! therein is indeed a portent for believers.
Shakir: Allah created the heavens and the earth with truth; most surely there is a sign in this for the believers.
Yusuf Ali: Allah created the heavens and the earth in true (proportions): verily in that is a Sign for those who believe.

Ayah: 45
Arabic: اتْلُ مَا أُوحِيَ إِلَيْكَ مِنَ الْكِتَابِ وَأَقِمِ الصَّلَاةَ إِنَّ الصَّلَاةَ تَنْهَى عَنِ الْفَحْشَاء وَالْمُنكَرِ وَلَذِكْرُ اللَّهِ أَكْبَرُ وَاللَّهُ يَعْلَمُ مَا تَصْنَعُونَ
Pickthal: Recite that which hath been inspired in thee of the Scripture, and establish worship. Lo! worship preserveth from lewdness and iniquity,but verily remembrance of Allah is more important. And Allah knoweth whatye do.
Shakir: Recite that which has been revealed to you of the Book and keep up prayer; surely prayer keeps (one) away from indecency and evil, and certainly the remembrance of Allah is the greatest, and Allah knows what you do.
Yusuf Ali: Recite what is sent of the Book by inspiration to thee, and establish regular Prayer: for Prayer restrains from shameful and unjustdeeds; and remembrance of Allah is the greatest (thing in life) withoutdoubt. And Allah knows the (deeds) that ye do.

Ayah: 46
Arabic: وَلَا تُجَادِلُوا أَهْلَ الْكِتَابِ إِلَّا بِالَّتِي هِيَ أَحْسَنُ إِلَّا الَّذِينَ ظَلَمُوا مِنْهُمْ وَقُولُوا آمَنَّا بِالَّذِي أُنزِلَ إِلَيْنَا وَأُنزِلَ إِلَيْكُمْ وَإِلَهُنَا وَإِلَهُكُمْ وَاحِدٌ وَنَحْنُ لَهُ مُسْلِمُونَ
Pickthal: And argue not with the People of the Scripture unless it be in (a way) that is better, save with such of them as do wrong; and say: Webelieve in that which hath been revealed unto us and revealed unto you; ourAllah and your Allah is One, and unto Him we surrender.
Shakir: And do not dispute with the followers of the Book except by what is best, except those of them who act unjustly, and say: We believe in that which has been revealed to us and revealed to you, and our Allah and your Allah is One, and to Him do we submit.
Yusuf Ali: And dispute ye not with the People of the Book, except with means better (than mere disputation), unless it be with those of them whoinflict wrong (and injury): but say, "We believe in the revelation whichhas come down to us and in that which came down to you; Our Allah and yourAllah is one; and it is to Him we bow (in Islam)."

Ayah: 47
Arabic: وَكَذَلِكَ أَنزَلْنَا إِلَيْكَ الْكِتَابَ فَالَّذِينَ آتَيْنَاهُمُ الْكِتَابَ يُؤْمِنُونَ بِهِ وَمِنْ هَؤُلَاء مَن يُؤْمِنُ بِهِ وَمَا يَجْحَدُ بِآيَاتِنَا إِلَّا الْكَافِرُونَ
Pickthal: In like manner We have revealed unto thee the Scripture, and those unto whom We gave the Scripture aforetime will believe therein; andof these (also) there are some who believe therein. And none deny Ourrevelations save the disbelievers.
Shakir: And thus have We revealed the Book to you. So those whom We have given the Book believe in it, and of these there are those who believe in it, and none deny Our communications except the unbelievers.
Yusuf Ali: And thus (it is) that We have sent down the Book to thee. So the People of the Book believe therein, as also do some of these (paganArabs): and none but Unbelievers reject our signs.

Ayah: 48
Arabic: وَمَا كُنتَ تَتْلُو مِن قَبْلِهِ مِن كِتَابٍ وَلَا تَخُطُّهُ بِيَمِينِكَ إِذًا لَّارْتَابَ الْمُبْطِلُونَ
Pickthal: And thou (O Muhammad) wast not a reader of any scripture before it, nor didst thou write it with thy right hand, for then mightthose have doubted, who follow falsehood.
Shakir: And you did not recite before it any book, nor did you transcribe one with your right hand, for then could those who say untrue things have doubted.
Yusuf Ali: And thou wast not (able) to recite a Book before this (Book came), nor art thou (able) to transcribe it with thy right hand: In thatcase, indeed, would the talkers of vanities have doubted.

Ayah: 49
Arabic: بَلْ هُوَ آيَاتٌ بَيِّنَاتٌ فِي صُدُورِ الَّذِينَ أُوتُوا الْعِلْمَ وَمَا يَجْحَدُ بِآيَاتِنَا إِلَّا الظَّالِمُونَ
Pickthal: But it is clear revelations in the hearts of those who have been given knowledge, and none deny Our revelations save wrong-doers.
Shakir: Nay! these are clear communications in the breasts of those who are granted knowledge; and none deny Our communications except the unjust.
Yusuf Ali: Nay, here are Signs self-evident in the hearts of those endowed with knowledge: and none but the unjust reject Our Signs.

Ayah: 50
Arabic: وَقَالُوا لَوْلَا أُنزِلَ عَلَيْهِ آيَاتٌ مِّن رَّبِّهِ قُلْ إِنَّمَا الْآيَاتُ عِندَ اللَّهِ وَإِنَّمَا أَنَا نَذِيرٌ مُّبِينٌ
Pickthal: And they say: Why are not portents sent down upon him from his Lord? Say: Portents are with Allah only, and I am but a plain warner.
Shakir: And they say: Why are not signs sent down upon him from his Lord? Say: The signs are only with Allah, and I am only a plain warner.
Yusuf Ali: Ye they say: "Why are not Signs sent down to him from his Lord?" Say: "The signs are indeed with Allah: and I am indeed a clearWarner."

Ayah: 51
Arabic: أَوَلَمْ يَكْفِهِمْ أَنَّا أَنزَلْنَا عَلَيْكَ الْكِتَابَ يُتْلَى عَلَيْهِمْ إِنَّ فِي ذَلِكَ لَرَحْمَةً وَذِكْرَى لِقَوْمٍ يُؤْمِنُونَ
Pickthal: Is it not enough for them that We have sent down unto thee the Scripture which is read unto them? Lo! herein verily is mercy, and areminder for folk who believe.
Shakir: Is it not enough for them that We have revealed to you the Book which is recited to them? Most surely there is mercy in this and a reminder for a people who believe.
Yusuf Ali: And is it not enough for them that we have sent down to thee the Book which is rehearsed to them? Verily, in it is Mercy and a Reminderto those who believe.

Ayah: 52
Arabic: قُلْ كَفَى بِاللَّهِ بَيْنِي وَبَيْنَكُمْ شَهِيدًا يَعْلَمُ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ وَالَّذِينَ آمَنُوا بِالْبَاطِلِ وَكَفَرُوا بِاللَّهِ أُوْلَئِكَ هُمُ الْخَاسِرُونَ
Pickthal: Say (unto them, O Muhammad): Allah sufficeth for witness between me and you. He knoweth whatsoever is in the heavens and the earth.And those who believe in vanity and disbelieve in Allah, they it is who arethe losers.
Shakir: Say: Allah is sufficient as a witness between me and you; He knows what is in the heavens and the earth. And (as for) those who believe in the falsehood and disbelieve in Allah, these it is that are the losers.
Yusuf Ali: Say: "Enough is Allah for a witness between me and you: He knows what is in the heavens and on earth. And it is those who believe invanities and reject Allah, that will perish (in the end).

Ayah: 53
Arabic: وَيَسْتَعْجِلُونَكَ بِالْعَذَابِ وَلَوْلَا أَجَلٌ مُّسَمًّى لَجَاءهُمُ الْعَذَابُ وَلَيَأْتِيَنَّهُم بَغْتَةً وَهُمْ لَا يَشْعُرُونَ
Pickthal: They bid thee hasten on the doom (of Allah). And if a term had not been appointed, the doom would assuredly have come unto them (ere now).And verily it will come upon them suddenly when they perceive not.
Shakir: And they ask you to hasten on the chastisement; and had not a term been appointed, the chastisement would certainly have come to them; and most certainly it will come to them all of a sudden while they will not perceive.
Yusuf Ali: They ask thee to hasten on the Punishment (for them): had it not been for a term (of respite) appointed, the Punishment would certainlyhave come to them: and it will certainly reach them,- of a sudden, whilethey perceive not!

Ayah: 54
Arabic: يَسْتَعْجِلُونَكَ بِالْعَذَابِ وَإِنَّ جَهَنَّمَ لَمُحِيطَةٌ بِالْكَافِرِينَ
Pickthal: They bid thee hasten on the doom, when lo! hell verily will encompass the disbelievers
Shakir: They ask you to hasten on the chastisement, and most surely hell encompasses the unbelievers;
Yusuf Ali: They ask thee to hasten on the Punishment: but, of a surety, Hell will encompass the Rejecters of Faith!-

Ayah: 55
Arabic: يَوْمَ يَغْشَاهُمُ الْعَذَابُ مِن فَوْقِهِمْ وَمِن تَحْتِ أَرْجُلِهِمْ وَيَقُولُ ذُوقُوا مَا كُنتُمْ تَعْمَلُونَ
Pickthal: On the day when the doom will overwhelm them from above them and from underneath their feet, and He will say: Taste what ye used to do!
Shakir: On the day when the chastisement shall cover them from above them, and from beneath their feet; and He shall say: Taste what you did.
Yusuf Ali: On the Day that the Punishment shall cover them from above them and from below them, and (a Voice) shall say: "Taste ye (the fruits)of your deeds!"

Ayah: 56
Arabic: يَا عِبَادِيَ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا إِنَّ أَرْضِي وَاسِعَةٌ فَإِيَّايَ فَاعْبُدُونِ
Pickthal: O my bondmen who believe! Lo! My earth is spacious. Therefor serve Me only.
Shakir: O My servants who believe! surely My earth is vast, therefore Me alone should you serve.
Yusuf Ali: O My servants who believe! truly, spacious is My Earth: therefore serve ye Me - (and Me alone)!

Ayah: 57
Arabic: كُلُّ نَفْسٍ ذَائِقَةُ الْمَوْتِ ثُمَّ إِلَيْنَا تُرْجَعُونَ
Pickthal: Every soul will taste of death. Then unto Us ye will be returned.
Shakir: Every soul must taste of death, then to Us you shall be brought back.
Yusuf Ali: Every soul shall have a taste of death in the end to Us shall ye be brought back.

Ayah: 58
Arabic: وَالَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَعَمِلُوا الصَّالِحَاتِ لَنُبَوِّئَنَّهُم مِّنَ الْجَنَّةِ غُرَفًا تَجْرِي مِن تَحْتِهَا الْأَنْهَارُ خَالِدِينَ فِيهَا نِعْمَ أَجْرُ الْعَامِلِينَ
Pickthal: Those who believe and do good works, them verily We shall house in lofty dwellings of the Garden underneath which rivers flow. Therethey will dwell secure. How sweet the guerdon of the toilers,
Shakir: And (as for) those who believe and do good, We will certainly give them abode in the high places in gardens beneath which rivers flow, abiding therein; how good the reward of the workers:
Yusuf Ali: But those who believe and work deeds of righteousness - to them shall We give a Home in Heaven,- lofty mansions beneath which flowrivers,- to dwell therein for aye;- an excellent reward for those who do(good)!-

Ayah: 59
Arabic: الَّذِينَ صَبَرُوا وَعَلَى رَبِّهِمْ يَتَوَكَّلُونَ
Pickthal: Who persevere, and put their trust in their Lord!
Shakir: Those who are patient, and on their Lord do they rely.
Yusuf Ali: Those who persevere in patience, and put their trust, in their Lord and Cherisher.

Ayah: 60
Arabic: وَكَأَيِّن مِن دَابَّةٍ لَا تَحْمِلُ رِزْقَهَا اللَّهُ يَرْزُقُهَا وَإِيَّاكُمْ وَهُوَ السَّمِيعُ الْعَلِيمُ
Pickthal: And how many an animal there is that beareth not its own provision! Allah provideth for it and for you. He is the Hearer, theKnower.
Shakir: And how many a living creature that does not carry its sustenance: Allah sustains it and yourselves; and He is the Hearing, the Knowing.
Yusuf Ali: How many are the creatures that carry not their own sustenance? It is Allah who feeds (both) them and you: for He hears and knows(all things).

Ayah: 61
Arabic: وَلَئِن سَأَلْتَهُم مَّنْ خَلَقَ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضَ وَسَخَّرَ الشَّمْسَ وَالْقَمَرَ لَيَقُولُنَّ اللَّهُ فَأَنَّى يُؤْفَكُونَ
Pickthal: And if thou wert to ask them: Who created the heavens and the earth, and constrained the sun and the moon (to their appointed work)? theywould say: Allah. How then are they turned away?
Shakir: And if you ask them, Who created the heavens and the earth and made the sun and the moon subservient, they will certainly say, Allah. Whence are they then turned away?
Yusuf Ali: If indeed thou ask them who has created the heavens and the earth and subjected the sun and the moon (to his Law), they will certainlyreply, "Allah". How are they then deluded away (from the truth)?

Ayah: 62
Arabic: اللَّهُ يَبْسُطُ الرِّزْقَ لِمَن يَشَاء مِنْ عِبَادِهِ وَيَقْدِرُ لَهُ إِنَّ اللَّهَ بِكُلِّ شَيْءٍ عَلِيمٌ
Pickthal: Allah maketh the provision wide for whom He will of His bondmen, and straiteneth it for whom (He will). Lo! Allah is Aware of allthings.
Shakir: Allah makes abundant the means of subsistence for whom He pleases of His servants, and straitens them for whom (He pleases) surely Allah is Cognizant of all things.
Yusuf Ali: Allah enlarges the sustenance (which He gives) to whichever of His servants He pleases; and He (similarly) grants by (strict) measure, (asHe pleases): for Allah has full knowledge of all things.

Ayah: 63
Arabic: وَلَئِن سَأَلْتَهُم مَّن نَّزَّلَ مِنَ السَّمَاء مَاء فَأَحْيَا بِهِ الْأَرْضَ مِن بَعْدِ مَوْتِهَا لَيَقُولُنَّ اللَّهُ قُلِ الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ بَلْ أَكْثَرُهُمْ لَا يَعْقِلُونَ
Pickthal: And if thou wert to ask them: Who causeth water to come down from the sky, and therewith reviveth the earth after its death? they verilywould say: Allah. Say: Praise be to Allah! But most of them have no sense.
Shakir: And if you ask them Who is it that sends down water from the clouds, then gives life to the earth with it after its death, they will certainly say, Allah. Say: All praise is due to Allah. Nay, most of them do not understand.
Yusuf Ali: And if indeed thou ask them who it is that sends down rain from the sky, and gives life therewith to the earth after its death, theywill certainly reply, "Allah!" Say, "Praise be to Allah!" But most of themunderstand not.

Ayah: 64
Arabic: وَمَا هَذِهِ الْحَيَاةُ الدُّنْيَا إِلَّا لَهْوٌ وَلَعِبٌ وَإِنَّ الدَّارَ الْآخِرَةَ لَهِيَ الْحَيَوَانُ لَوْ كَانُوا يَعْلَمُونَ
Pickthal: This life of the world is but a pastime and a game. Lo! the home of the Hereafter - that is Life, if they but knew.
Shakir: And this life of the world is nothing but a sport and a play; and as for the next abode, that most surely is the life-- did they but know!
Yusuf Ali: What is the life of this world but amusement and play? but verily the Home in the Hereafter,- that is life indeed, if they but knew.

Ayah: 65
Arabic: فَإِذَا رَكِبُوا فِي الْفُلْكِ دَعَوُا اللَّهَ مُخْلِصِينَ لَهُ الدِّينَ فَلَمَّا نَجَّاهُمْ إِلَى الْبَرِّ إِذَا هُمْ يُشْرِكُونَ
Pickthal: And when they mount upon the ships they pray to Allah, making their faith pure for Him only, but when He bringeth them safe to land,behold! they ascribe partners (unto Him),
Shakir: So when they ride in the ships they call upon Allah, being sincerely obedient to Him, but when He brings them safe to the land, lo! they associate others (with Him);
Yusuf Ali: Now, if they embark on a boat, they call on Allah, making their devotion sincerely (and exclusively) to Him; but when He has delivered themsafely to (dry) land, behold, they give a share (of their worship toothers)!-

Ayah: 66
Arabic: لِيَكْفُرُوا بِمَا آتَيْنَاهُمْ وَلِيَتَمَتَّعُوا فَسَوْفَ يَعْلَمُونَ
Pickthal: That they may disbelieve in that which We have given them, and that they may take their ease. But they will come to know.
Shakir: Thus they become ungrateful for what We have given them, so that they may enjoy; but they shall soon know.
Yusuf Ali: Disdaining ungratefully Our gifts, and giving themselves up to (worldly) enjoyment! But soon will they know.

Ayah: 67
Arabic: أَوَلَمْ يَرَوْا أَنَّا جَعَلْنَا حَرَمًا آمِنًا وَيُتَخَطَّفُ النَّاسُ مِنْ حَوْلِهِمْ أَفَبِالْبَاطِلِ يُؤْمِنُونَ وَبِنِعْمَةِ اللَّهِ يَكْفُرُونَ
Pickthal: Have they not seen that We have appointed a sanctuary immune (from violence), while mankind are ravaged all around them? Do they thenbelieve in falsehood and disbelieve in the bounty of Allah?
Shakir: Do they not see that We have made a sacred territory secure, while men are carried off by force from around them? Will they still believe in the falsehood and disbelieve in the favour of Allah?
Yusuf Ali: Do they not then see that We have made a sanctuary secure, and that men are being snatched away from all around them? Then, do theybelieve in that which is vain, and reject the Grace of Allah?

Ayah: 68
Arabic: وَمَنْ أَظْلَمُ مِمَّنِ افْتَرَى عَلَى اللَّهِ كَذِبًا أَوْ كَذَّبَ بِالْحَقِّ لَمَّا جَاءهُ أَلَيْسَ فِي جَهَنَّمَ مَثْوًى لِّلْكَافِرِينَ
Pickthal: Who doeth greater wrong than he who inventeth a lie concerning Allah, or denieth the truth when it cometh unto him? Is not there a home inhell for disbelievers?
Shakir: And who is more unjust than one who forges a lie against Allah, or gives the lie to the truth when it has come to him? Will not in hell be the abode of the unbelievers?
Yusuf Ali: And who does more wrong than he who invents a lie against Allah or rejects the Truth when it reaches him? Is there not a home in Hell forthose who reject Faith?

Ayah: 69
Arabic: وَالَّذِينَ جَاهَدُوا فِينَا لَنَهْدِيَنَّهُمْ سُبُلَنَا وَإِنَّ اللَّهَ لَمَعَ الْمُحْسِنِينَ
Pickthal: As for those who strive in Us, We surely guide them to Our paths, and lo! Allah is with the good.
Shakir: And (as for) those who strive hard for Us, We will most certainly guide them in Our ways; and Allah is most surely with the doers of good.
Yusuf Ali: And those who strive in Our (cause),- We will certainly guide them to our Paths: For verily Allah is with those who do right.

 



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