khalaqa almawta waalhayata liyabluwakum ayyukum ahsanu AAamalan wahuwa
alAAazeezu alghafooru WHO invented
death and life so that HE may test you people to see who does better deeds
among you, and HE is All-Powerful as well as Forgiving;
khalaqa sabAAa samawatin tibaqan ma tara fee khalqi alrrahmani min
tafawutin fairjiAAi albasara hal tara min futoorin
WHO created the seven skies one above another?You will not find any fault in the creations
of the Most Loving (Allâh, subhaana wa
ta’aala).Then look again; do you
see any defect anywhere?
zayyanna alssamaa alddunya bimasabeeha wajaAAalnaha rujooman lilshshayateeni
waaAAtadna lahum AAathaba alssaAAeeri
WE have decorated the sky nearest to you with magnificent lamps and made it
means to drive away the Shayâtin.WE
have prepared blazing fire for these Shayâtin.
kafaroo birabbihim AAathabu jahannama wabisa almaseeru There is a torment of Hell for those people who
committed infidelity (Kufr) with their Râbb, and it (Hell) is worst place to
tamayyazu mina alghaythi kullama olqiya feeha fawjun saalahum khazanatuha alam
Will be almost bursting up with fury.Every time a group is thrown into it, its workers will ask the people:
"Did not a warner come to you”?
qad jaana natheerun fakaththabna waqulna ma nazzala Allahu min shayin in antum
illa fee dalalin kabeerin They will reply: "Yes a warner did come to us but
we denied him and said, 'Allâh has not revealed anything, you are in big
kunna nasmaAAu aw naAAqilu ma kunna fee ashabi alssaAAeeri
And they will say; "Would that! We had listened or understood then today
we would not be among the dwellers of the blazing Fire".
15.Huwa allathee jaAAala lakumu
alarda thaloolan faimshoo fee manakibiha wakuloo min rizqihi wailayhi
alnnushooru HE is the
One WHO has made the earth subservient to you, walk on its chest, and eat the
Provisions of Allâh -- you have to return to HIM after Resurrection.
16.Aamintum man fee alssamai an yakhsifa bikumu alarda faitha hiya tamooru
Are you fearless from it that HE, WHO is in the sky, may cause you to sink in
the earth and all of sudden this earth start shaking?
17.Am amintum man fee alssamai
an yursila AAalaykum hasiban fasataAAlamoona kayfa natheeri
Are you fearless from it that HE, WHO is in the sky, may send brutal tornado
against you?Then you will come to know
that how is MY Warning.
19.Awa lam yaraw ila alttayri
fawqahum saffatin wayaqbidna ma yumsikuhunna illa alrrahmanu innahu bikulli
Do these people not see the flying birds above them spreading and contracting
their wings?There is no one except the
Most Loving (Allâh, subhaana wa ta’aala)
WHO is upholding them.HE is the Watcher
20.Amman hatha allathee huwa
jundun lakum yansurukum min dooni alrrahmani ini alkafiroona illa fee ghuroorin
Ask, after all what type of army do you have which can help you against the
Most Loving (Allâh, subhaana wa ta’aala)?The fact is that these infidels (Kafir) are
21.Amman hatha allathee yarzuqukum
in amsaka rizqahu bal lajjoo fee AAutuwwin wanufoorin
Or either ask, who can give you the provisions if the Most Loving (Allâh, subhaana wa ta’aala) withholds HIS
provisions?In fact, these people are
persisting on rebellion and repulsion from the truth.
22.Afaman yamshee mukibban
AAala wajhihi ahda amman yamshee sawiyyan AAala siratin mustaqeemin
Just think, the person who is walking with his/her face bent down is going to
get the right direction or the one who is walking his/her face up on a Straight
allathee anshaakum wajaAAala lakumu alssamAAa waalabsara waalafidata qaleelan
ma tashkuroona Tell
them that Allâh is the One WHO created you, (HE) has given you the ability to
see and hear, and (HE) has given the hearts to think and understand but you are
27.Falamma raawhu zulfatan
seeat wujoohu allatheena kafaroo waqeela hatha allathee kuntum bihi taddaAAoona
And when they will see that thing (approaching) near at hand then the faces of all
those people who denied will be disfigured, and at that time it will be said to
them: "This is the thing that you were asking for!"
28.Qul araaytum in ahlakaniya
Allahu waman maAAiya aw rahimana faman yujeeru alkafireena min AAathabin
Ask them: "Have you ever thought that either Allâh may destroy me and my
companions or bestow HIS Mercy on us, (but) who will save the infidels (Kafir)
from a painful torment?"
29.Qul huwa alrrahmanu amanna
bihi waAAalayhi tawakkalna fasataAAlamoona man huwa fee dalalin mubeenin
Tell them: "HE is the Most Loving (Allâh, subhaana wa ta’aala), we have brought
Faith in HIM, and in HIM is our trust, soon you will come to know that who is
in an obvious error”.
30.Qul araaytum in asbaha
maokum ghawran faman yateekum bimain maAAeenin
Ask them: "Have you ever thought that if the water of your wells go down
in the earth then who else is there -- who could bring the springs of flowing
water for you?”(R) 2
huwa aAAlamu biman dalla AAan sabeelihi wahuwa aAAlamu bialmuhtadeena
Your Râbb also knows those people very well who have gone astray from HIS Path
as well as those people who are on the Straight Path (Rightly Guided).
Therefore, you should not come under pressure of those who deny.
law tudhinu fayudhinoona They wish that you compromise a little then they also
tutiAA kulla hallafin maheenin Never surrender to any such worthless person
who swears much,
mashshain binameemin A sarcastic, a backbiter,
lilkhayri muAAtadin atheemin Hinder from good, crosses all limits in cruelty and
oppression, most wicked,
baAAda thalika zaneemin Cruel, and with all these defects (in character) is
a baseborn (illegitimate birth),
kana tha malin wabaneena Because he has substantial wealth and children.
17.Inna balawnahum kama balawna
ashaba aljannati ith aqsamoo layasrimunnaha musbiheena
WE have put them (the people of Makkah) under trial as WE had tried the owners
of the garden, when they pledged that they would surely pluck the fruits of
their garden early in the morning,
18.Wala yastathnoona And they were not making any exception.
41.Am lahum shurakao falyatoo bishurakaihim
in kanoo sadiqeena Or then do they have some associated
deities (who have taken the responsibility)?If so then, they should bring their taken deities if they are truthful.
42.Yawma yukshafu AAan saqin
wayudAAawna ila alssujoodi fala yastateeAAoona The Day when a hard time will come and
the people will be called to prostrate (before Allâh, subhaana wa ta’aala) then these people will not be able to prostrate,
tarhaquhum thillatun waqad kanoo yudAAawna ila alssujoodi wahum salimoona
Their eyes will be ashamed; humiliation will be covering them.When they were in complete good mental health
at that time they were called to prostrate (offer prayers, and they used to
yukaththibu bihatha alhadeethi sanastadrijuhum min haythu la yaAAlamoona Therefore, O Prophet (Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) leave to ME the matter of those
who denied this Revelation (Al-Qur'ân).WE shall gradually lead them towards destruction in such a way that even
they will not perceive it.
45.Waomlee lahum inna kaydee
I am giving them respite, MY Plan is Powerful.
48.Faisbir lihukmi rabbika
wala takun kasahibi alhooti ith nada wahuwa makthoomun
Well, be patient until the Decision of your Râbb comes to pass and do not be
like the Fish Fellow (Prophet Yûnus), when he had cried out and he was filled
with deep sorrow.
tadarakahu niAAmatun min rabbihi lanubitha bialAAarai wahuwa mathmoomun
If the Mercy of his Râbb had not reached him then he would have been condemned
and thrown out on the naked shore (plain barren ground).
51.Wain yakadu allatheena
kafaroo layuzliqoonaka biabsarihim lamma samiAAoo alththikra wayaqooloona
innahu lamajnoonun When these infidels (Kafir) hear the Word of Advice
(Al-Qur'ân) then they look at you in such a way as they will uproot your
footsteps, and they say: "He is unsound,"
52.Wama huwa illa thikrun
Whereas it is an Advice/Warning for all the people of the world ('Alamîn). (R)
AAalayhim sabAAa layalin wathamaniyata ayyamin husooman fatara alqawma feeha
sarAAa kaannahum aAAjazu nakhlin khawiyatun
Allâh continuously imposed it on them for seven nights and eight days.(If you had been there) you would have seen
them lying scattered as if they were empty stems of date-palm trees.
8.Fahal tara lahum min baqiyatin
Now do you see any of them alive?
17.Waalmalaku AAala arjaiha
wayahmilu AAarsha rabbika fawqahum yawmaithin thamaniyatun And angels will be in its surroundings and on that Day
Eight Angels will be carrying the Throne of your Râbb above them.
24.Kuloo waishraboo haneean
bima aslaftum fee alayyami alkhaliyati
(It will be said to such people) Eat, and drink, and take pleasure from it as a
reward of those deeds, which you have done in the gone days.
25.Waamma man ootiya kitabahu
bishimalihi fayaqoolu ya laytanee lam oota kitabiyah
And whose record of deeds will be given into his/her left hand he/she will say:
"Would that!I had not been given
my record of deeds
26.Walam adri ma hisabiyah And that I would not know that what is my account?
27.Ya laytaha kanati alqadiyatu
Would that! My death (which came in the world) would be final.
28.Ma aghna AAannee maliyah Today, my wealth has not benefited me.
29.Halaka AAannee sultaniyah
All my power/pride has been destroyed."
(It will be commanded): "Seize him/her and put (iron) chain around his/her
31.Thumma aljaheema salloohu Then throw him/her into the Hell (blazing Fire),
tarhaquhum thillatun thalika alyawmu allathee kanoo yooAAadoona
Their eyes will be ashamed; the humiliation will be covering them.That is the Day, which is being promised to
1.Inna arsalna noohan ila qawmihi an anthir qawmaka min qabli an yatiyahum
WE sent Nûh to his nation (with this guidance): "Warn the people of your
nation before it that a severe calamity befalls on them."
2.Qala ya qawmi innee lakum
He said: "O people of my nation, I am a plain warner (Messenger) to you.
Allaha waittaqoohu waateeAAooni
(I warn you) That Serve Allâh Alone and fear HIM and
4.Yaghfir lakum min
thunoobikum wayuakhkhirkum ila ajalin musamman inna ajala Allahi itha jaa la
yuakhkharu law kuntum taAAlamoona
Allâh will forgive you your sins and will keep you for an appointed term.The fact is that when the appointed term of
Allâh comes then it cannot be postponed, would that! you
7.Wainnee kullama daAAawtuhum litaghfira
lahum jaAAaloo asabiAAahum fee athanihim waistaghshaw thiyabahum waasarroo
waistakbaroo istikbaran And whenever I invited them so that YOU might forgive
them then they thrust their fingers into their ears, and covered their faces
with their garments and persisted on their behavior and became arrogant.
Then I invited them openly and aloud.
12.Wayumdidkum biamwalin wabaneena
wayajAAal lakum jannatin wayajAAal lakum anharan
(Allâh, subhaana wa
ta’aala) Will bless you with wealth and children, will grow gardens for you
and will flow canals for you.
13.Ma lakum la
tarjoona lillahi waqaran What is the matter with you that you do not regard the
Greatness of Allâh?
14.Waqad khalaqakum atwaran
Whereas HE has created you in different stages (Nutfah, 'Alaqah and Mudghah).
21.Qala noohun rabbi innahum
AAasawnee waittabaAAoo man lam yazidhu maluhu wawaladuhu illa khasaran
Nûh said: "My Râbb, they have rejected my word and have followed those
(rich people) who became more unfortunates after getting wealth and children.
22.Wamakaroo makran kubbaran These people have devised/spread a mighty plot of
23.Waqaloo la tatharunna
alihatakum wala tatharunna waddan wala suwaAAan wala yaghootha wayaAAooqa
wanasran They said: “Do not leave your deities at all, nor
leave Wadd, nor Suwâ' (names of their deities, idols) and nor Yaghûth and Ya'ûq
and Nasr (names of the idols).
24.Waqad adalloo katheeran wala
tazidi alththalimeena illa dalalan They have misguided many people and (O Allâh, subhaana wa ta’aala): 'YOU should not
give them increase in anything except wrongdoing.”
25.Mimma khateeatihim oghriqoo
faodkhiloo naran falam yajidoo lahum min dooni Allahi ansaran They were drowned because of their own sins and made
to enter the Fire, then they did not find any helper for them who could save
them from Allâh.
27.Innaka in tatharhum yudilloo
AAibadaka wala yalidoo illa fajiran kaffaran
If YOU let them to live then they will mislead YOUR devotees and whosoever will
be born from their progeny (he/she) will be most unfortunate and complete
28.Rabbi ighfir lee
waliwalidayya waliman dakhala baytiya muminan walilmumineena waalmuminati wala
tazidi alththalimeena illa tabaran
My Râbb, Forgive me, and my parents, and each such person who has entered into
my home as a believer, and all the believing men and women.And the cruel (Zâlimûn) do not give increase
in anything except destruction."(R) 10
1.Qul oohiya ilayya annahu
istamaAAa nafarun mina aljinni faqaloo inna samiAAna quranan AAajaban
O Prophet (Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi
wa sallam) Say: "Revelation has been sent to me that a group of Jinn
has listened it (Al-Qur'ân) thoughtfully then (returning to the people of their
nation they) said: We have listened a Wonderful/Glorious Qur'ân
2.Yahdee ila alrrushdi faamanna bihi walan nushrika birabbina ahadan Which guides towards the Right Path this
is why we have brought Faith in it and now we shall never associate anyone with
our Râbb (Allâh, subhaana wa ta’aala)”.
rijalun mina alinsi yaAAoothoona birijalin mina aljinni fazadoohum rahaqan
And that, “ some people from among the mankind used to seek the refuge with
some of the jinns, in this way they increased the arrogance of jinns more”.
9.Waanna kunna naqAAudu minha
maqaAAida lilssamAAi faman yastamiAAi alana yajid lahu shihaban rasadan
And that, “before we used to find a place in the sky to sit and overhear
things, but now whosoever tries to listen secretly he/she finds a flaming fire
lying in ambush for him/her”.
10.Waanna la nadree asharrun
oreeda biman fee alardi am arada bihim rabbuhum rashadan
And that, “we did not understand that whether an evil is intended for the
people on the earth or their Râbb wants to show them Straight and Right Path”.
13.Waanna lamma samiAAna alhuda
amanna bihi faman yumin birabbihi fala yakhafu bakhsan wala rahaqan
And that, “when we heard the teaching of Guidance (Al-Qur'ân) then we brought
Faith in it.Now whosoever will bring
Faith in his/her Râbb he/she will not have any fear of loss or injustice”.
14.Waanna minna almuslimoona
waminna alqasitoona faman aslama faolaika taharraw rashadan
And that, “there are some among us who are Muslims (servants of Allâh, subhaana wa ta’aala), and some are deviators
from truth (Al-Qâsitûn).Then whoever
has embraced Islâm (the way of obedience)
he/she has found the Path of deliverance,
istaqamoo AAala alttareeqati laasqaynahum maan ghadaqan And (O Prophet, Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, say, it also has been revealed to
me that) if the people had firmly followed the Righteous Path then WE should
have given them bountiful water
feehi waman yuAArid AAan thikri rabbihi yaslukhu AAathaban saAAadan
So, that (WE) put him/her under trial with this blessing.And whosoever will turn away from the
Remembrance of his/her Râbb, his/her Râbb will enter him/her in severe torment.
almasajida lillahi fala tadAAoo maAAa Allahi ahadan And that, the Masjids (Muslims place of worships)
are for Allâh therefore do not appeal to (Remember) anyone else in them along
lamma qama AAabdu Allahi yadAAoohu kadoo yakoonoona AAalayhi libadan
And that, when the devotee of Allâh (Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) stood up to call HIM then the
people got ready to attack him.(R) 11
adAAoo rabbee wala oshriku bihi ahadan O Prophet (Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) say, “I only plead to my Râbb
(Allâh, subhaana wa
ta’aala, Alone) and do not associate anyone with HIM”.
22.Qul innee lan yujeeranee mina Allahi ahadun walan ajida min doonihi
Say, "No one can protect me from the Grip of Allâh (if I were to disobey
HIM) and nor can I find any refuge except in HIM.
balaghan mina Allahi warisalatihi waman yaAAsi Allaha warasoolahu fainna lahu nara jahannama khalideena feeha abadan My task/job is only to deliver the Word
and Message of Allâh.Now whoever will
not embrace the Word of Allâh and HIS Rasool (Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), there is Hell Fire for him/her
and such people will remain in it forever."
24.Hatta itha raaw ma yooAAadoona
fasayaAAlamoona man adAAafu nasiran waaqallu AAadadan
(These people will not give up their behavior) Until that when they will see
that thing which is being promised to them then they will come to know that
whose helpers are weaker and whose group is smaller in numbers.
25.Qul in adree aqareebun ma
tooAAadoona am yajAAalu lahu rabbee amadan
Say: "I do not know whether that thing which is being promised to you is
near or whether my Râbb appoints a longer period for it.
27.Illa mani irtada min
rasoolin fainnahu yasluku min bayni yadayhi wamin khalfihi rasadan
Except that Rasool whom HE has chosen (to give the knowledge of unseen,
Ghâ'ib), then HE appoints protectors before and behind him
28.LiyaAAlama an qad ablaghoo
risalati rabbihim waahata bima ladayhim waahsa kulla shayin AAadadan
So that HE (Allâh, subhaana wa ta’aala)
should know that they have conveyed the Message of their Râbb, and HE has
encircled all their surroundings and HE has kept a count of each and
6.Inna nashiata allayli hiya
ashaddu watan waaqwamu qeelan
In fact, the getting up at night (for Tahajjud prayer) is very effective to
control the inner-self and most suitable to recite Al-Qur'ân well.
7.Inna laka fee alnnahari
sabhan taweelan In daytime, there are many engagements for you.
waalmaghribi la ilaha illa huwa faittakhithhu wakeelan HE is the Owner (Râbb) of the East and
the West, there is no deity (ilâha) except HIM (Lâ ilâha illa Huwa).Therefore, take HIM as your Pleader/Protector
14.Yawma tarjufu alardu
waaljibalu wakanati aljibalu katheeban maheelan
It will happen on that Day when the earth and the mountains will shake and the
mountains will become as heaps of sand that are scattering away.
15.Inna arsalna ilaykum
rasoolan shahidan AAalaykum kama arsalna ila firAAawna rasoolan
In the same way WE have sent a Rasool (Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) to you people as a witness over
you as WE had sent a Rasool (Mûsa) toward Fir'aun
20.Inna rabbaka yaAAlamu annaka
taqoomu adna min thuluthayi allayli wanisfahu wathuluthahu wataifatun mina
allatheena maAAaka waAllahu yuqaddiru allayla waalnnahara AAalima an lan
tuhsoohu fataba AAalaykum faiqraoo ma tayassara mina alqurani AAalima an
sayakoonu minkum marda waakharoona yadriboona fee alardi yabtaghoona min fadli
Allahi waakharoona yuqatiloona fee sabeeli Allahi faiqraoo ma tayassara minhu
waaqeemoo alssalata waatoo alzzakata waaqridoo Allaha qardan hasanan wama
tuqaddimoo lianfusikum min khayrin tajidoohu AAinda Allahi huwa khayran
waaAAthama ajran waistaghfiroo Allaha inna Allaha ghafoorun raheemun
O Prophet (Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi
wa sallam), your Râbb Knows that sometime you keep standing in prayer
approximately two-third (2/3rd) of the night and sometime half (1/2)
night and sometime one-third (1/3rd) of the night, and from among
your companions -- one group also does the same thing.Allâh Alone keeps the record of the timings
of the night and the day, HE Knows that you people cannot compute the accurate
timings, therefore HE has shown kindness to you, now (you should) read as much
of Al-Qur'ân as you can easily (read).HE Knows that there will be some sick people among you, some other
people who travel to seek the Bounty of Allâh and some other people who fight
in the Path of Allâh.Therefore, read as
much of Al-Qur'ân as you can easily read, establish prayer (Salât), pay the
poor-dues (Zakât) and keep lending good loan to Allâh.Whatever good deeds you will send forth for
yourselves, you will find it with Allâh that is the best and its reward is
countless.Keep seeking Forgiveness of
Allâh no doubt Allâh is Most Forgiving and Merciful.(R) 14
31.Wama jaAAalna ashaba alnnari illa
malaikatan wama jaAAalna AAiddatahum illa fitnatan lillatheena kafaroo
liyastayqina allatheena ootoo alkitaba wayazdada allatheena amanoo eemanan wala
yartaba allatheena ootoo alkitaba waalmuminoona waliyaqoola allatheena fee
quloobihim maradun waalkafiroona matha arada Allahu bihatha mathalan kathalika
yudillu Allahu man yashao wayahdee man yashao wama yaAAlamu junooda rabbika
illa huwa wama hiya illa thikra lilbashari WE have made
angels the worker of the Hell-Fire, and (WE) made their number a mischief for
the infidels (Kafir), so that the people of the Book should believe and
increase the Faith of those who brought Faith, and the people of the Book and
the believers should not remain in doubts, and that those in whose hearts is a
disease (of hypocrisy, sick of heart) and the infidels (Kafir) may say:
"What Allâh intends by this strange thing".This is how Allâh leads astray whom HE Wills
and guides whom HE Wills.And no one knows
about the armies of your Râbb except (HE) HIMSELF--and the mentioning of this Hell is not
done for any other reason except that the people take an advice from it.(R) 15
32.Kalla waalqamari Absolutely not, by the moon,
33.Waallayli ith adbara
And by the night when it overturns,
34.Waalssubhi itha asfara And by the dawn when it becomes bright,
35.Innaha laihda alkubari
This Hell is one of the gigantic things.
36.Natheeran lilbashari A warning (alarming) to mankind,
56.Wama yathkuroona illa an yashaa Allahu huwa ahlu alttaqwa waahlu
And they will not learn any lesson unless Allâh wants so.HE is Worthy of this that HE should be feared
and HE is Worthy of it that (those who fear HIM) forgives them.(R) 16
1.Hal ata AAala alinsani heenun
mina alddahri lam yakun shayan mathkooran Hal ata AAala alinsani heenun mina
alddahri lam yakun shayan mathkooran
Has there also passed such a period of endless time over human when he/she was
not a thing of worth to be mentioned?
2.Inna khalaqna alinsana min
nutfatin amshajin nabtaleehi fajaAAalnahu sameeAAan baseeran
WE created human from a drop of mixed semen (Nutfah) so that (WE) test him/her
and for this reason WE made him/her capable of hearing and seeing.
alabrara yashraboona min kasin kana mizajuha kafooran The pious people (Abrâr) will drink cups of such wine
(in Paradise) which will be mixed with
camphor water (from a spring in Paradise called Kâfûr),
yashrabu biha AAibadu Allahi yufajjiroonaha tafjeeran It will be a gushing spring with the water of which
the devotees of Allâh will drink wine and will easily branch out its channels
wherever they want.
14.Wadaniyatan AAalayhim thilaluha wathullilat
qutoofuha tathleelan The shadow of Paradise will be covering them with
shade, and its fruits will be in their reach all the time (could pluck as they
19.Wayatoofu AAalayhim wildanun mukhalladoona itha
raaytahum hasibtahum luluan manthooran
Such boys will be running around to serve them who will remain boys
forever.If you see them, you would
consider them pearls that have been scattered.
21.AAaliyahum thiyabu sundusin khudrun waistabraqun wahulloo
asawira min fiddatin wasaqahum rabbuhum sharaban tahooran
They will be wearing the garments of fine green silk, they will be offered to
wear silver bracelets, and their Râbb will gave them pure wine to drink.
29.Inna hathihi tathkiratun
faman shaa ittakhatha ila rabbihi sabeelan
This (Al-Qur'ân) is an advice/warning, now whosoever wants (he/she) should
embrace the Path -- leading to his/her Râbb (Allâh, subhaana wa ta’aala).
31.Yudkhilu man yashao fee
rahmatihi waalththalimeena aAAadda lahum AAathaban aleeman
(HE) Admits into HIS Mercy whomsoever HE Wills, and HE has prepared a painful
torment for the cruel people (Zâlimûn).(R) 20