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25. Surah Al-Furqn سورة الفرقان

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First Ayah   1   الأية الأولي
بِسْم ِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ
تَبَارَكَ الَّذِي نَزَّلَ الْفُرْقَانَ عَلَىٰ عَبْدِهِ لِيَكُونَ لِلْعَالَمِينَ نَذِيرًا
Tabaraka allathee nazzalaalfurqana AAala AAabdihi liyakoona lilAAalameenanatheera

Sahih International
 
Blessed is He who sent down the Criterion upon His Servant that he may be to the worlds a warner -

Muhsin Khan
 
Blessed be He Who sent down the criterion (of right and wrong, i.e. this Quran) to His slave (Muhammad SAW) that he may be a warner to the 'Alamin (mankind and jinns).

Pickthall
 
Blessed is He Who hath revealed unto His slave the Criterion (of right and wrong), that he may be a warner to the peoples.

Yusuf Ali
 
Blessed is He who sent down the criterion to His servant, that it may be an admonition to all creatures;-

Shakir
 
Blessed is He Who sent down the Furqan upon His servant that he may be a warner to the nations;

Dr. Ghali
 
Supremely Blessed is He Who has sent down the all-distinctive Criterion upon His bondman that he may be a warner to the worlds.,

Ayah   25:2   الأية
الَّذِي لَهُ مُلْكُ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ وَلَمْ يَتَّخِذْ وَلَدًا وَلَمْ يَكُن لَّهُ شَرِيكٌ فِي الْمُلْكِ وَخَلَقَ كُلَّ شَيْءٍ فَقَدَّرَهُ تَقْدِيرًا
Allathee lahu mulku assamawatiwal-ardi walam yattakhith waladan walamyakun lahu shareekun fee almulki wakhalaqa kulla shay-infaqaddarahu taqdeera

Sahih International
 
He to whom belongs the dominion of the heavens and the earth and who has not taken a son and has not had a partner in dominion and has created each thing and determined it with [precise] determination.

Muhsin Khan
 
He to Whom belongs the dominion of the heavens and the earth, and Who has begotten no son (children or offspring) and for Whom there is no partner in the dominion. He has created everything, and has measured it exactly according to its due measurements.

Pickthall
 
He unto Whom belongeth the Sovereignty of the heavens and the earth, He hath chosen no son nor hath He any partner in the Sovereignty. He hath created everything and hath meted out for it a measure.

Yusuf Ali
 
He to whom belongs the dominion of the heavens and the earth: no son has He begotten, nor has He a partner in His dominion: it is He who created all things, and ordered them in due proportions.

Shakir
 
He, Whose is the kingdom of the heavens and the earth, and Who did not take to Himself a son, and Who has no associate in the kingdom, and Who created everything, then ordained for it a measure.

Dr. Ghali
 
To Whom belongs the Kingdom of the heavens and the earth, and He has not taken to Him a child, and He has no associate in the Kingdom; and He created everything, so He has determined it an (exact) determination.

Ayah   25:3   الأية
وَاتَّخَذُوا مِن دُونِهِ آلِهَةً لَّا يَخْلُقُونَ شَيْئًا وَهُمْ يُخْلَقُونَ وَلَا يَمْلِكُونَ لِأَنفُسِهِمْ ضَرًّا وَلَا نَفْعًا وَلَا يَمْلِكُونَ مَوْتًا وَلَا حَيَاةً وَلَا نُشُورًا
Wattakhathoo min doonihi alihatanla yakhluqoona shay-an wahum yukhlaqoona walayamlikoona li-anfusihim darran wala nafAAan walayamlikoona mawtan wala hayatan walanushoora

Sahih International
 
But they have taken besides Him gods which create nothing, while they are created, and possess not for themselves any harm or benefit and possess not [power to cause] death or life or resurrection.

Muhsin Khan
 
Yet they have taken besides Him other aliha (gods) that created nothing but are themselves created, and possess neither hurt nor benefit for themselves, and possess no power (of causing) death, nor (of giving) life, nor of raising the dead.

Pickthall
 
Yet they choose beside Him other gods who create naught but are themselves created, and possess not hurt nor profit for themselves, and possess not death nor life, nor power to raise the dead.

Yusuf Ali
 
Yet have they taken, besides him, gods that can create nothing but are themselves created; that have no control of hurt or good to themselves; nor can they control death nor life nor resurrection.

Shakir
 
And they have taken besides Him gods, who do not create anything while they are themselves created, and they control not for themselves any harm or profit, and they control not death nor life, nor raising (the dead) to life.

Dr. Ghali
 
And they have taken to themselves gods, apart from Him, that create nothing and themselves are created and possess for themselves, neither harm nor profit; neither do they possess death, nor life, nor uprising. (i.e., resurrection).

Ayah   25:4   الأية
وَقَالَ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا إِنْ هَٰذَا إِلَّا إِفْكٌ افْتَرَاهُ وَأَعَانَهُ عَلَيْهِ قَوْمٌ آخَرُونَ ۖ فَقَدْ جَاءُوا ظُلْمًا وَزُورًا
Waqala allatheena kafaroo in hathailla ifkun iftarahu waaAAanahu AAalayhiqawmun akharoona faqad jaoo thulmanwazoora

Sahih International
 
And those who disbelieve say, "This [Qur'an] is not except a falsehood he invented, and another people assisted him in it." But they have committed an injustice and a lie.

Muhsin Khan
 
Those who disbelieve say: "This (the Quran) is nothing but a lie that he (Muhammad SAW) has invented, and others have helped him at it, so that they have produced an unjust wrong (thing) and a lie."

Pickthall
 
Those who disbelieve say: This is naught but a lie that he hath invented, and other folk have helped him with it, so that they have produced a slander and a lie.

Yusuf Ali
 
But the misbelievers say: "Naught is this but a lie which he has forged, and others have helped him at it." In truth it is they who have put forward an iniquity and a falsehood.

Shakir
 
And those who disbelieve say: This is nothing but a lie which he has forged, and other people have helped him at it; so indeed they have done injustice and (uttered) a falsehood.

Dr. Ghali
 
And the ones who have disbelieved have said, "Decidedly this is nothing except a falsehood he has fabricated, and other people have helped him to it." So they have already come with injustice and forgery (i.e., they have committed injustice and forgery).

Ayah   25:5   الأية
وَقَالُوا أَسَاطِيرُ الْأَوَّلِينَ اكْتَتَبَهَا فَهِيَ تُمْلَىٰ عَلَيْهِ بُكْرَةً وَأَصِيلًا
Waqaloo asateeru al-awwaleenaiktatabaha fahiya tumla AAalayhi bukratan waaseela

Sahih International
 
And they say, "Legends of the former peoples which he has written down, and they are dictated to him morning and afternoon."

Muhsin Khan
 
And they say: "Tales of the ancients, which he has written down, and they are dictated to him morning and afternoon."

Pickthall
 
And they say: Fables of the men of old which he hath had written down so that they are dictated to him morn and evening.

Yusuf Ali
 
And they say: "Tales of the ancients, which he has caused to be written: and they are dictated before him morning and evening."

Shakir
 
And they say: The stories of the ancients-- he has got them written-- so these are read out to him morning and evening.

Dr. Ghali
 
And they have said, "Myths of the earliest (people) that he has had written down so that they are dictated to him before sunrise and at nightfall."

Ayah   25:6   الأية
قُلْ أَنزَلَهُ الَّذِي يَعْلَمُ السِّرَّ فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ ۚ إِنَّهُ كَانَ غَفُورًا رَّحِيمًا
Qul anzalahu allathee yaAAlamu assirrafee assamawati wal-ardiinnahu kana ghafooran raheema

Sahih International
 
Say, [O Muhammad], "It has been revealed by He who knows [every] secret within the heavens and the earth. Indeed, He is ever Forgiving and Merciful."

Muhsin Khan
 
Say: "It (this Quran) has been sent down by Him (Allah) (the Real Lord of the heavens and earth) Who knows the secret of the heavens and the earth. Truly, He is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful."

Pickthall
 
Say (unto them, O Muhammad): He who knoweth the secret of the heavens and the earth hath revealed it. Lo! He ever is Forgiving, Merciful.

Yusuf Ali
 
Say: "The (Qur'an) was sent down by Him who knows the mystery (that is) in the heavens and the earth: verily He is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful."

Shakir
 
Say: He has revealed it Who knows the secret in the heavens and the earth; surely He is ever Forgiving, Merciful.

Dr. Ghali
 
Say, "He has sent it down, (He) who knows the secret in the heavens and the earth; surely He has been Ever-Forgiving, Ever-Merciful."

Ayah   25:7   الأية
وَقَالُوا مَالِ هَٰذَا الرَّسُولِ يَأْكُلُ الطَّعَامَ وَيَمْشِي فِي الْأَسْوَاقِ ۙ لَوْلَا أُنزِلَ إِلَيْهِ مَلَكٌ فَيَكُونَ مَعَهُ نَذِيرًا
Waqaloo mali hatha arrasooliya/kulu attaAAama wayamshee fee al-aswaqilawla onzila ilayhi malakun fayakoona maAAahu natheera

Sahih International
 
And they say, "What is this messenger that eats food and walks in the markets? Why was there not sent down to him an angel so he would be with him a warner?

Muhsin Khan
 
And they say: "Why does this Messenger (Muhammad SAW) eat food, and walk about in the markets (like ourselves). Why is not an angel sent down to him to be a warner with him?

Pickthall
 
And they say: What aileth this messenger (of Allah) that he eateth food and walketh in the markets? Why is not an angel sent down unto him, to be a warner with him.

Yusuf Ali
 
And they say: "What sort of a messenger is this, who eats food, and walks through the streets? Why has not an angel been sent down to him to give admonition with him?

Shakir
 
And they say: What is the matter with this Messenger that he eats food and goes about in the markets; why has not an angel been sent down to him, so that he should have been a warner with him?

Dr. Ghali
 
And they have said, "What is it with this Messenger that he eats food and walks in the markets? Had there not been an Angel sent down to him, so that he would be a warner with him!

Ayah   25:8   الأية
أَوْ يُلْقَىٰ إِلَيْهِ كَنزٌ أَوْ تَكُونُ لَهُ جَنَّةٌ يَأْكُلُ مِنْهَا ۚ وَقَالَ الظَّالِمُونَ إِن تَتَّبِعُونَ إِلَّا رَجُلًا مَّسْحُورًا
Aw yulqa ilayhi kanzun aw takoonu lahujannatun ya/kulu minha waqala aththalimoonain tattabiAAoona illa rajulan mashoora

Sahih International
 
Or [why is not] a treasure presented to him [from heaven], or does he [not] have a garden from which he eats?" And the wrongdoers say, "You follow not but a man affected by magic."

Muhsin Khan
 
"Or (why) has not a treasure been granted to him, or why has he not a garden whereof he may eat?" And the Zalimun (polytheists and wrong-doers, etc.) say: "You follow none but a man bewitched."

Pickthall
 
Or (why is not) treasure thrown down unto him, or why hath he not a paradise from whence to eat? And the evil-doers say: Ye are but following a man bewitched.

Yusuf Ali
 
"Or (Why) has not a treasure been bestowed on him, or why has he (not) a garden for enjoyment?" The wicked say: "Ye follow none other than a man bewitched."

Shakir
 
Or (why is not) a treasure sent down to him, or he is made to have a garden from which he should eat? And the unjust say: You do not follow any but a man deprived of reason.

Dr. Ghali
 
Or (had there been) a hoarding (i.e., a treasure) cast down to him, or (had) there been to him a garden to eat of?" And the unjust (people) have said, "Decidedly you are only closely following a man bewitched!"

Ayah   25:9   الأية
انظُرْ كَيْفَ ضَرَبُوا لَكَ الْأَمْثَالَ فَضَلُّوا فَلَا يَسْتَطِيعُونَ سَبِيلًا
Onthur kayfa daraboolaka al-amthala fadalloo fala yastateeAAoonasabeela

Sahih International
 
Look how they strike for you comparisons; but they have strayed, so they cannot [find] a way.

Muhsin Khan
 
See how they coin similitudes for you, so they have gone astray, and they cannot find a (Right) Path.

Pickthall
 
See how they coin similitudes for thee, so that they are all astray and cannot find a road!

Yusuf Ali
 
See what kinds of comparisons they make for thee! But they have gone astray, and never a way will they be able to find!

Shakir
 
See what likenesses do they apply to you, so they have gone astray, therefore they shall not be able to find a way.

Dr. Ghali
 
Look how they strike similitudes for you, so they have erred away; then they are unable to (find) a way!

Ayah   25:10   الأية
تَبَارَكَ الَّذِي إِن شَاءَ جَعَلَ لَكَ خَيْرًا مِّن ذَٰلِكَ جَنَّاتٍ تَجْرِي مِن تَحْتِهَا الْأَنْهَارُ وَيَجْعَل لَّكَ قُصُورًا
Tabaraka allathee in shaajaAAala laka khayran min thalika jannatin tajreemin tahtiha al-anharu wayajAAal laka qusoora

Sahih International
 
Blessed is He who, if He willed, could have made for you [something] better than that - gardens beneath which rivers flow - and could make for you palaces.

Muhsin Khan
 
Blessed be He Who, if He will, will assign you better than (all) that, - Gardens under which rivers flow (Paradise) and will assign you palaces (i.e. in Paradise).

Pickthall
 
Blessed is He Who, if He will, will assign thee better than (all) that - Gardens underneath which rivers flow - and will assign thee mansions.

Yusuf Ali
 
Blessed is He who, if that were His will, could give thee better (things) than those,- Gardens beneath which rivers flow; and He could give thee palaces (secure to dwell in).

Shakir
 
Blessed is He Who, if He please, will give you what is better than this, gardens beneath which rivers flow, and He will give you palaces.

Dr. Ghali
 
Supremely Blessed is He Who, in case He decides, will make for you a more charitable (i.e., better) (thing) than that- gardens from beneath which rivers run-and He will make for you palaces.

Ayah   25:11   الأية
بَلْ كَذَّبُوا بِالسَّاعَةِ ۖ وَأَعْتَدْنَا لِمَن كَذَّبَ بِالسَّاعَةِ سَعِيرًا
Bal kaththaboo bissaAAatiwaaAAtadna liman kaththaba bissaAAatisaAAeera

Sahih International
 
But they have denied the Hour, and We have prepared for those who deny the Hour a Blaze.

Muhsin Khan
 
Nay, they deny the Hour (the Day of Resurrection), and for those who deny the Hour, We have prepared a flaming Fire (i.e. Hell).

Pickthall
 
Nay, but they deny (the coming of) the Hour, and for those who deny (the coming of) the Hour We have prepared a flame.

Yusuf Ali
 
Nay they deny the hour (of the judgment to come): but We have prepared a blazing fire for such as deny the hour:

Shakir
 
But they reject the hour, and We have prepared a burning fire for him who rejects the hour.

Dr. Ghali
 
Hour; and We have readied for him who cries lies to the Hour a Blaze.

Ayah   25:12   الأية
إِذَا رَأَتْهُم مِّن مَّكَانٍ بَعِيدٍ سَمِعُوا لَهَا تَغَيُّظًا وَزَفِيرًا
Itha raat-hum min makaninbaAAeedin samiAAoo laha taghayyuthanwazafeera

Sahih International
 
When the Hellfire sees them from a distant place, they will hear its fury and roaring.

Muhsin Khan
 
When it (Hell) sees them from a far place, they will hear its raging and its roaring.

Pickthall
 
When it seeth them from afar, they hear the crackling and the roar thereof.

Yusuf Ali
 
When it sees them from a place fAr off, they will hear its fury and its ranging sigh.

Shakir
 
When it shall come into their sight from a distant place, they shall hear its vehement raging and roaring.

Dr. Ghali
 
When it sees them from a far place, they will hear the (furious) raging and the groaning it has.

Ayah   25:13   الأية
وَإِذَا أُلْقُوا مِنْهَا مَكَانًا ضَيِّقًا مُّقَرَّنِينَ دَعَوْا هُنَالِكَ ثُبُورًا
Wa-itha olqoo minha makanandayyiqan muqarraneena daAAaw hunalika thuboora

Sahih International
 
And when they are thrown into a narrow place therein bound in chains, they will cry out thereupon for destruction.

Muhsin Khan
 
And when they shall be thrown into a narrow place thereof, chained together, they will exclaim therein for destruction.

Pickthall
 
And when they are flung into a narrow place thereof, chained together, they pray for destruction there.

Yusuf Ali
 
And when they are cast, bound together into a constricted place therein, they will pLead for destruction there and then!

Shakir
 
And when they are cast into a narrow place in it, bound, they shall there call out for destruction.

Dr. Ghali
 
And when they are cast in a strait place thereof, interlinked, they will call there for detriment (s). "Do not call today for one detriment,

Ayah   25:14   الأية
لَّا تَدْعُوا الْيَوْمَ ثُبُورًا وَاحِدًا وَادْعُوا ثُبُورًا كَثِيرًا
La tadAAoo alyawma thubooran wahidanwadAAoo thubooran katheera

Sahih International
 
[They will be told], "Do not cry this Day for one destruction but cry for much destruction."

Muhsin Khan
 
Exclaim not today for one destruction, but exclaim for many destructions.

Pickthall
 
Pray not that day for one destruction, but pray for many destructions!

Yusuf Ali
 
"This day plead not for a single destruction: plead for destruction oft-repeated!"

Shakir
 
Call not this day for one destruction, but call for destructions many.

Dr. Ghali
 
and call for many destructions."

Ayah   25:15   الأية
قُلْ أَذَٰلِكَ خَيْرٌ أَمْ جَنَّةُ الْخُلْدِ الَّتِي وُعِدَ الْمُتَّقُونَ ۚ كَانَتْ لَهُمْ جَزَاءً وَمَصِيرًا
Qul athalika khayrun am jannatualkhuldi allatee wuAAida almuttaqoona kanat lahum jazaanwamaseera

Sahih International
 
Say, "Is that better or the Garden of Eternity which is promised to the righteous? It will be for them a reward and destination.

Muhsin Khan
 
Say: (O Muhammad SAW) "Is that (torment) better or the Paradise of Eternity promised to the Muttaqun (pious and righteous persons - see V.2:2)?" It will be theirs as a reward and as a final destination.

Pickthall
 
Say: Is that (doom) better or the Garden of Immortality which is promised unto those who ward off (evil)? It will be their reward and journey's end.

Yusuf Ali
 
Say: "Is that best, or the eternal garden, promised to the righteous? for them, that is a reward as well as a goal (of attainment).

Shakir
 
Say: Is this better or the abiding garden which those who guard (against evil) are promised? That shall be a reward and a resort for them.

Dr. Ghali
 
(rather) the Garden of Eternity that is promised to the pious? It is for them a recompense and a Destiny."

Ayah   25:16   الأية
لَّهُمْ فِيهَا مَا يَشَاءُونَ خَالِدِينَ ۚ كَانَ عَلَىٰ رَبِّكَ وَعْدًا مَّسْئُولًا
Lahum feeha ma yashaoonakhalideena kana AAala rabbika waAAdanmas-oola

Sahih International
 
For them therein is whatever they wish, [while] abiding eternally. It is ever upon your Lord a promise [worthy to be] requested.

Muhsin Khan
 
For them there will be therein all that they desire, and they will abide (there forever). It is a promise binding upon your Lord that must be fulfilled.

Pickthall
 
Therein abiding, they have all that they desire. It is for thy Lord a promise that must be fulfilled.

Yusuf Ali
 
"For them there will be therein all that they wish for: they will dwell (there) for aye: A promise to be prayed for from thy Lord."

Shakir
 
They shall have therein what they desire abiding (in it); it is a promise which it is proper to be prayed for from your Lord.

Dr. Ghali
 
promise upon your Lord, of Him to be asked (by His righteous bondmen).

Ayah   25:17   الأية
وَيَوْمَ يَحْشُرُهُمْ وَمَا يَعْبُدُونَ مِن دُونِ اللَّهِ فَيَقُولُ أَأَنتُمْ أَضْلَلْتُمْ عِبَادِي هَٰؤُلَاءِ أَمْ هُمْ ضَلُّوا السَّبِيلَ
Wayawma yahshuruhum wamayaAAbudoona min dooni Allahi fayaqoolu aantum adlaltumAAibadee haola-i am hum dalloo assabeel

Sahih International
 
And [mention] the Day He will gather them and that which they worship besides Allah and will say, "Did you mislead these, My servants, or did they [themselves] stray from the way?"

Muhsin Khan
 
And on the Day when He will gather them together and that which they worship besides Allah [idols, angels, pious men, saints, 'Iesa (Jesus) - son of Maryam (Mary), etc.]. He will say: "Was it you who misled these My slaves or did they (themselves) stray from the (Right) Path?"

Pickthall
 
And on the day when He will assemble them and that which they worship instead of Allah and will say: Was it ye who misled these my slaves or did they (themselves) wander from the way?

Yusuf Ali
 
The day He will gather them together as well as those whom they worship besides Allah, He will ask: "Was it ye who let these My servants astray, or did they stray from the Path themselves?"

Shakir
 
And on the day when He shall gather them, and whatever they served besides Allah, He shall say: Was it you who led astray these My servants, or did they themselves go astray from the path?

Dr. Ghali
 
Allah, then He will say, "Was it you who led these My bondmen into error, or did they themselves err away from the way?"

Ayah   25:18   الأية
قَالُوا سُبْحَانَكَ مَا كَانَ يَنبَغِي لَنَا أَن نَّتَّخِذَ مِن دُونِكَ مِنْ أَوْلِيَاءَ وَلَٰكِن مَّتَّعْتَهُمْ وَآبَاءَهُمْ حَتَّىٰ نَسُوا الذِّكْرَ وَكَانُوا قَوْمًا بُورًا
Qaloo subhanaka ma kanayanbaghee lana an nattakhitha min doonika min awliyaawalakin mattaAAtahum waabaahum hattanasoo aththikra wakanoo qawman boora

Sahih International
 
They will say, "Exalted are You! It was not for us to take besides You any allies. But You provided comforts for them and their fathers until they forgot the message and became a people ruined."

Muhsin Khan
 
They will say: "Glorified be You! It was not for us to take any Auliya' (Protectors, Helpers, etc.) besides You, but You gave them and their fathers comfort till they forgot the warning, and became a lost people (doomed to total loss).

Pickthall
 
They will say: Be Thou Glorified! it was not for us to choose any protecting friends beside thee; but Thou didst give them and their fathers ease till they forgot the warning and became lost folk.

Yusuf Ali
 
They will say: "Glory to Thee! not meet was it for us that we should take for protectors others besides Thee: But Thou didst bestow, on them and their fathers, good things (in life), until they forgot the Message: for they were a people (worthless and) lost."

Shakir
 
They shall say: Glory be to Thee; it was not beseeming for us that we should take any guardians besides Thee, but Thou didst make them and their fathers to enjoy until they forsook the reminder, and they were a people in perdition,

Dr. Ghali
 
selves any patrons apart from You; but You gave them and their fathers enjoyment until they forgot the Remembrance and were a spoiled people."

Ayah   25:19   الأية
فَقَدْ كَذَّبُوكُم بِمَا تَقُولُونَ فَمَا تَسْتَطِيعُونَ صَرْفًا وَلَا نَصْرًا ۚ وَمَن يَظْلِم مِّنكُمْ نُذِقْهُ عَذَابًا كَبِيرًا
Faqad kaththabookum bimataqooloona fama tastateeAAoona sarfan walanasran waman yathlim minkum nuthiqhuAAathaban kabeera

Sahih International
 
So they will deny you, [disbelievers], in what you say, and you cannot avert [punishment] or [find] help. And whoever commits injustice among you - We will make him taste a great punishment.

Muhsin Khan
 
Thus they (false gods all deities other than Allah) will give you (polytheists) the lie regarding what you say (that they are gods besides Allah), then you can neither avert (the punishment), nor get help. And whoever among you does wrong (i.e. sets up rivals to Allah), We shall make him taste a great torment.

Pickthall
 
Thus they will give you the lie regarding what ye say, then ye can neither avert (the doom) nor obtain help. And whoso among you doeth wrong, We shall make him taste great torment.

Yusuf Ali
 
(Allah will say): "Now have they proved you liars in what ye say: so ye cannot avert (your penalty) nor (get) help." And whoever among you does wrong, him shall We cause to taste of a grievous Penalty.

Shakir
 
So they shall indeed give you the lie in what you say, then you shall not be able to ward off or help, and whoever among you is unjust, We will make him taste a great chastisement.

Dr. Ghali
 
able either to turn it about or vindicate (yourselves). And whoever of you does injustice, We will make him taste a great torment.

Ayah   25:20   الأية
وَمَا أَرْسَلْنَا قَبْلَكَ مِنَ الْمُرْسَلِينَ إِلَّا إِنَّهُمْ لَيَأْكُلُونَ الطَّعَامَ وَيَمْشُونَ فِي الْأَسْوَاقِ ۗ وَجَعَلْنَا بَعْضَكُمْ لِبَعْضٍ فِتْنَةً أَتَصْبِرُونَ ۗ وَكَانَ رَبُّكَ بَصِيرًا
Wama arsalna qablaka minaalmursaleena illa innahum laya/kuloona attaAAamawayamshoona fee al-aswaqi wajaAAalna baAAdakumlibaAAdin fitnatan atasbiroona wakanarabbuka baseera

Sahih International
 
And We did not send before you, [O Muhammad], any of the messengers except that they ate food and walked in the markets. And We have made some of you [people] as trial for others - will you have patience? And ever is your Lord, Seeing.

Muhsin Khan
 
And We never sent before you (O Muhammad SAW) any of the Messengers but verily, they ate food and walked in the markets. And We have made some of you as a trial for others: will you have patience? And your Lord is Ever All-Seer (of everything).

Pickthall
 
We never sent before thee any messengers but lo! they verily ate food and walked in the markets. And We have appointed some of you a test for others: Will ye be steadfast? And thy Lord is ever Seer.

Yusuf Ali
 
And the messengers whom We sent before thee were all (men) who ate food and walked through the streets: We have made some of you as a trial for others: will ye have patience? for Allah is One Who sees (all things).

Shakir
 
And We have not sent before you any messengers but they most surely ate food and went about in the markets; and We have made some of you a trial for others; will you bear patiently? And your Lord is ever Seeing.

Dr. Ghali
 
indeed ate food and walked in the markets. And We have made some of you to be a temptation for (some) others. "Will you (endure) patiently?" And your Lord has been Ever-Beholding.

Ayah   25:21   الأية
وَقَالَ الَّذِينَ لَا يَرْجُونَ لِقَاءَنَا لَوْلَا أُنزِلَ عَلَيْنَا الْمَلَائِكَةُ أَوْ نَرَىٰ رَبَّنَا ۗ لَقَدِ اسْتَكْبَرُوا فِي أَنفُسِهِمْ وَعَتَوْا عُتُوًّا كَبِيرًا
Waqala allatheena layarjoona liqaana lawla onzila AAalaynaalmala-ikatu aw nara rabbana laqadiistakbaroo fee anfusihim waAAataw AAutuwwan kabeera

Sahih International
 
And those who do not expect the meeting with Us say, "Why were not angels sent down to us, or [why] do we [not] see our Lord?" They have certainly become arrogant within themselves and [become] insolent with great insolence.

Muhsin Khan
 
And those who expect not for a Meeting with Us (i.e. those who deny the Day of Resurrection and the life of the Hereafter), say: "Why are not the angels sent down to us, or why do we not see our Lord?" Indeed they think too highly of themselves, and are scornful with great pride.

Pickthall
 
And those who look not for a meeting with Us say: Why are angels not sent down unto us and (Why) do we not see our Lord! Assuredly they think too highly of themselves and are scornful with great pride.

Yusuf Ali
 
Such as fear not the meeting with Us (for Judgment) say: "Why are not the angels sent down to us, or (why) do we not see our Lord?" Indeed they have an arrogant conceit of themselves, and mighty is the insolence of their impiety!

Shakir
 
And those who do not hope for Our meeting, say: Why have not angels been sent down upon us, or (why) do we not see our Lord? Now certainly they are too proud of themselves and have revolted in great revolt.

Dr. Ghali
 
And the ones who do not hope for a meeting with Us have said, "Had there been (the) Angels sent down upon us, or (had it been for us to) see our Lord!" Indeed they have already waxed proud within themselves and have rebelled a great rebellion.

Ayah   25:22   الأية
يَوْمَ يَرَوْنَ الْمَلَائِكَةَ لَا بُشْرَىٰ يَوْمَئِذٍ لِّلْمُجْرِمِينَ وَيَقُولُونَ حِجْرًا مَّحْجُورًا
Yawma yarawna almala-ikata labushra yawma-ithin lilmujrimeena wayaqooloona hijranmahjoora

Sahih International
 
The day they see the angels - no good tidings will there be that day for the criminals, and [the angels] will say, "Prevented and inaccessible."

Muhsin Khan
 
On the Day they will see the angels, no glad tidings will there be for the Mujrimun (criminals, disbelievers, polytheists, sinners, etc.) that day. And they (angels) will say: "All kinds of glad tidings are forbidden for you," [None will be allowed to enter Paradise except the one who said: La ilaha ill-Allah, "(none has the right to be worshipped but Allah) and acted practically on its legal orders and obligations].

Pickthall
 
On the day when they behold the angels, on that day there will be no good tidings for the guilty; and they will cry: A forbidding ban!

Yusuf Ali
 
The Day they see the angels,- no joy will there be to the sinners that Day: The (angels) will say: "There is a barrier forbidden (to you) altogether!"

Shakir
 
On the day when they shall see the angels, there shall be no joy on that day for the guilty, and they shall say: It is a forbidden thing totally prohibited.

Dr. Ghali
 
The Day that they see the Angels, no good tidings (will be) for the criminals upon that Day, and they will say, "An utter restriction!" (Literally: a restriction restricted; i.e., good news is, utterly restricted from the criminals)

Ayah   25:23   الأية
وَقَدِمْنَا إِلَىٰ مَا عَمِلُوا مِنْ عَمَلٍ فَجَعَلْنَاهُ هَبَاءً مَّنثُورًا
Waqadimna ila maAAamiloo min AAamalin fajaAAalnahu habaan manthoora

Sahih International
 
And We will regard what they have done of deeds and make them as dust dispersed.

Muhsin Khan
 
And We shall turn to whatever deeds they (disbelievers, polytheists, sinners, etc.) did, and We shall make such deeds as scattered floating particles of dust.

Pickthall
 
And We shall turn unto the work they did and make it scattered motes.

Yusuf Ali
 
And We shall turn to whatever deeds they did (in this life), and We shall make such deeds as floating dust scattered about.

Shakir
 
And We will proceed to what they have done of deeds, so We shall render them as scattered floating dust.

Dr. Ghali
 
And We will go forward to whatever deed they have done and so make it a strewn motes. (i.e., dust)

Ayah   25:24   الأية
أَصْحَابُ الْجَنَّةِ يَوْمَئِذٍ خَيْرٌ مُّسْتَقَرًّا وَأَحْسَنُ مَقِيلًا
As-habu aljannati yawma-ithinkhayrun mustaqarran waahsanu maqeela

Sahih International
 
The companions of Paradise, that Day, are [in] a better settlement and better resting place.

Muhsin Khan
 
The dwellers of Paradise (i.e. those who deserved it through their Faith and righteousness) will, on that Day, have the best abode, and have the fairest of places for repose.

Pickthall
 
Those who have earned the Garden on that day will be better in their home and happier in their place of noonday rest;

Yusuf Ali
 
The Companions of the Garden will be well, that Day, in their abode, and have the fairest of places for repose.

Shakir
 
The dwellers of the garden shall on that day be in a better abiding-place and a better resting-place.

Dr. Ghali
 
The companions (i.e., inhabitants) of the Garden upon that Day, more charitable (i.e., better) will be their repository, (i.e., dwelling habitation) and fairer their halting-place.

Ayah   25:25   الأية
وَيَوْمَ تَشَقَّقُ السَّمَاءُ بِالْغَمَامِ وَنُزِّلَ الْمَلَائِكَةُ تَنزِيلًا
Wayawma tashaqqaqu assamao bilghamamiwanuzzila almala-ikatu tanzeela

Sahih International
 
And [mention] the Day when the heaven will split open with [emerging] clouds, and the angels will be sent down in successive descent.

Muhsin Khan
 
And (remember) the Day when the heaven shall be rent asunder with clouds, and the angels will be sent down, with a grand descending.

Pickthall
 
A day when the heaven with the clouds will be rent asunder and the angels will be sent down, a grand descent.

Yusuf Ali
 
The Day the heaven shall be rent asunder with clouds, and angels shall be sent down, descending (in ranks),-

Shakir
 
And on the day when the heaven shall burst asunder with the clouds, and the angels shall be sent down descending (in ranks).

Dr. Ghali
 
And the Day that the heaven is cloven with the mist and the Angels are sent down, a (successive) sending down.

Ayah   25:26   الأية
الْمُلْكُ يَوْمَئِذٍ الْحَقُّ لِلرَّحْمَٰنِ ۚ وَكَانَ يَوْمًا عَلَى الْكَافِرِينَ عَسِيرًا
Almulku yawma-ithin alhaqqu lirrahmaniwakana yawman AAala alkafireena AAaseera

Sahih International
 
True sovereignty, that Day, is for the Most Merciful. And it will be upon the disbelievers a difficult Day.

Muhsin Khan
 
The sovereignty on that Day will be the true (sovereignty), belonging to the Most Beneficent (Allah), and it will be a hard Day for the disbelievers (those who disbelieve in the Oneness of Allah Islamic Monotheism).

Pickthall
 
The Sovereignty on that day will be the True (Sovereignty) belonging to the Beneficent One, and it will be a hard day for disbelievers.

Yusuf Ali
 
That Day, the dominion as of right and truth, shall be (wholly) for (Allah) Most Merciful: it will be a Day of dire difficulty for the Misbelievers.

Shakir
 
The kingdom on that day shall rightly belong to the Beneficent Allah, and a hard day shall it be for the unbelievers.

Dr. Ghali
 
The Kingdom, upon that Day, the true (Kingdom), will belong to The All-Merciful, and it will ever be a Day difficult for the disbelievers.

Ayah   25:27   الأية
وَيَوْمَ يَعَضُّ الظَّالِمُ عَلَىٰ يَدَيْهِ يَقُولُ يَا لَيْتَنِي اتَّخَذْتُ مَعَ الرَّسُولِ سَبِيلًا
Wayawma yaAAaddu aththalimuAAala yadayhi yaqoolu ya laytanee ittakhathtumaAAa arrasooli sabeela

Sahih International
 
And the Day the wrongdoer will bite on his hands [in regret] he will say, "Oh, I wish I had taken with the Messenger a way.

Muhsin Khan
 
And (remember) the Day when the Zalim (wrong-doer, oppressor, polytheist, etc.) will bite at his hands, he will say: "Oh! Would that I had taken a path with the Messenger ( Muhammad SAW).

Pickthall
 
On the day when the wrong-doer gnaweth his hands, he will say: Ah, would that I had chosen a way together with the messenger (of Allah)!

Yusuf Ali
 
The Day that the wrong-doer will bite at his hands, he will say, "Oh! would that I had taken a (straight) path with the Messenger!

Shakir
 
And the day when the unjust one shall bite his hands saying: O! would that I had taken a way with the Messenger

Dr. Ghali
 
And the Day that the unjust (person) will bite at both his hands, (and) say, "Oh, would that I had taken to myself a way along with the Messenger.

Ayah   25:28   الأية
يَا وَيْلَتَىٰ لَيْتَنِي لَمْ أَتَّخِذْ فُلَانًا خَلِيلًا
Ya waylata laytanee lamattakhith fulanan khaleela

Sahih International
 
Oh, woe to me! I wish I had not taken that one as a friend.

Muhsin Khan
 
"Ah! Woe to me! Would that I had never taken so-and-so as a friend!

Pickthall
 
Alas for me! Ah, would that I had never taken such an one for friend!

Yusuf Ali
 
"Ah! woe is me! Would that I had never taken such a one for a friend!

Shakir
 
O woe is me! would that I had not taken such a one for a friend!

Dr. Ghali
 
Oh, woe to me! Would that I had not taken so-and-so to myself for a (close) fellow.

Ayah   25:29   الأية
لَّقَدْ أَضَلَّنِي عَنِ الذِّكْرِ بَعْدَ إِذْ جَاءَنِي ۗ وَكَانَ الشَّيْطَانُ لِلْإِنسَانِ خَذُولًا
Laqad adallanee AAani aththikribaAAda ith jaanee wakana ashshaytanulil-insani khathoola

Sahih International
 
He led me away from the remembrance after it had come to me. And ever is Satan, to man, a deserter."

Muhsin Khan
 
"He indeed led me astray from the Reminder (this Quran) after it had come to me. And Shaitan (Satan) is ever a deserter to man in the hour of need."

Pickthall
 
He verily led me astray from the Reminder after it had reached me. Satan was ever man's deserter in the hour of need.

Yusuf Ali
 
"He did lead me astray from the Message (of Allah) after it had come to me! Ah! the Evil One is but a traitor to man!"

Shakir
 
Certainly he led me astray from the reminder after it had come to me; and the Shaitan fails to aid man.

Dr. Ghali
 
Indeed he readily made me err away from the Remembrance after it had come to me." And Ash-Shaytan (i.e., dwelling habitation) has been constantly abandoning man.

Ayah   25:30   الأية
وَقَالَ الرَّسُولُ يَا رَبِّ إِنَّ قَوْمِي اتَّخَذُوا هَٰذَا الْقُرْآنَ مَهْجُورًا
Waqala arrasoolu yarabbi inna qawmee ittakhathoo hatha alqur-anamahjoora

Sahih International
 
And the Messenger has said, "O my Lord, indeed my people have taken this Qur'an as [a thing] abandoned."

Muhsin Khan
 
And the Messenger (Muhammad SAW) will say: "O my Lord! Verily, my people deserted this Quran (neither listened to it, nor acted on its laws and orders).

Pickthall
 
And the messenger saith: O my Lord! Lo! mine own folk make this Qur'an of no account.

Yusuf Ali
 
Then the Messenger will say: "O my Lord! Truly my people took this Qur'an for just foolish nonsense."

Shakir
 
And the Messenger cried out: O my Lord! surely my people have treated this Quran as a forsaken thing.

Dr. Ghali
 
And the Messenger has said, "O Lord! Surely my people have taken to themselves this Qur'an as a thing to be forsaken."

Ayah   25:31   الأية
وَكَذَٰلِكَ جَعَلْنَا لِكُلِّ نَبِيٍّ عَدُوًّا مِّنَ الْمُجْرِمِينَ ۗ وَكَفَىٰ بِرَبِّكَ هَادِيًا وَنَصِيرًا
Wakathalika jaAAalna likullinabiyyin AAaduwwan mina almujrimeena wakafa birabbika hadiyanwanaseera

Sahih International
 
And thus have We made for every prophet an enemy from among the criminals. But sufficient is your Lord as a guide and a helper.

Muhsin Khan
 
Thus have We made for every Prophet an enemy among the Mujrimun (disbelievers, polytheists, criminals, etc.). But Sufficient is your Lord as a Guide and Helper.

Pickthall
 
Even so have We appointed unto every prophet an opponent from among the guilty; but Allah sufficeth for a Guide and Helper.

Yusuf Ali
 
Thus have We made for every prophet an enemy among the sinners: but enough is thy Lord to guide and to help.

Shakir
 
And thus have We made for every prophet an enemy from among the sinners and sufficient is your Lord as a Guide and a Helper.

Dr. Ghali
 
And thus We have made to every Prophet an enemy among the criminals; and your Lord suffices as a Guide and an Ever-Vindicator.

Ayah   25:32   الأية
وَقَالَ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا لَوْلَا نُزِّلَ عَلَيْهِ الْقُرْآنُ جُمْلَةً وَاحِدَةً ۚ كَذَٰلِكَ لِنُثَبِّتَ بِهِ فُؤَادَكَ ۖ وَرَتَّلْنَاهُ تَرْتِيلًا
Waqala allatheena kafaroo lawlanuzzila AAalayhi alqur-anu jumlatan wahidatan kathalikalinuthabbita bihi fu-adaka warattalnahu tarteela

Sahih International
 
And those who disbelieve say, "Why was the Qur'an not revealed to him all at once?" Thus [it is] that We may strengthen thereby your heart. And We have spaced it distinctly.

Muhsin Khan
 
And those who disbelieve say: "Why is not the Quran revealed to him all at once?" Thus (it is sent down in parts), that We may strengthen your heart thereby. And We have revealed it to you gradually, in stages. (It was revealed to the Prophet SAW in 23 years.).

Pickthall
 
And those who disbelieve say: Why is the Qur'an not revealed unto him all at once? (It is revealed) thus that We may strengthen thy heart therewith; and We have arranged it in right order.

Yusuf Ali
 
Those who reject Faith say: "Why is not the Qur'an revealed to him all at once? Thus (is it revealed), that We may strengthen thy heart thereby, and We have rehearsed it to thee in slow, well-arranged stages, gradually.

Shakir
 
And those who disbelieve say: Why has not the Quran been revealed to him all at once? Thus, that We may strengthen your heart by it and We have arranged it well in arranging.

Dr. Ghali
 
And the ones who have disbelieved have said, "If only the Qur'an had been sent down upon him as one complete whole." Thus, that We may make firm your heart-sight thereby, and We have recited it in a (distinct) recitation.

Ayah   25:33   الأية
وَلَا يَأْتُونَكَ بِمَثَلٍ إِلَّا جِئْنَاكَ بِالْحَقِّ وَأَحْسَنَ تَفْسِيرًا
Wala ya/toonaka bimathalin illaji/naka bilhaqqi waahsana tafseera

Sahih International
 
And they do not come to you with an argument except that We bring you the truth and the best explanation.

Muhsin Khan
 
And no example or similitude do they bring (to oppose or to find fault in you or in this Quran), but We reveal to you the truth (against that similitude or example), and the better explanation thereof.

Pickthall
 
And they bring thee no similitude but We bring thee the Truth (as against it), and better (than their similitude) as argument.

Yusuf Ali
 
And no question do they bring to thee but We reveal to thee the truth and the best explanation (thereof).

Shakir
 
And they shall not bring to you any argument, but We have brought to you (one) with truth and best in significance.

Dr. Ghali
 
And they do not come up to you with any similitude, except that We come to you with the Truth and a fairer explanation.

Ayah   25:34   الأية
الَّذِينَ يُحْشَرُونَ عَلَىٰ وُجُوهِهِمْ إِلَىٰ جَهَنَّمَ أُولَٰئِكَ شَرٌّ مَّكَانًا وَأَضَلُّ سَبِيلًا
Allatheena yuhsharoona AAalawujoohihim ila jahannama ola-ika sharrun makananwaadallu sabeela

Sahih International
 
The ones who are gathered on their faces to Hell - those are the worst in position and farthest astray in [their] way.

Muhsin Khan
 
Those who will be gathered to Hell (prone) on their faces, such will be in an evil state, and most astray from the (Straight) Path.

Pickthall
 
Those who will be gathered on their faces unto hell: such are worse in plight and further from the right road.

Yusuf Ali
 
Those who will be gathered to Hell (prone) on their faces,- they will be in an evil plight, and, as to Path, most astray.

Shakir
 
(As for) those who shall be gathered upon their faces to hell, they are in a worse plight and straying farther away from the path.

Dr. Ghali
 
The ones who will be mustered to Hell upon their faces, those will be in an eviler place and will have (erred) further from the way.

Ayah   25:35   الأية
وَلَقَدْ آتَيْنَا مُوسَى الْكِتَابَ وَجَعَلْنَا مَعَهُ أَخَاهُ هَارُونَ وَزِيرًا
Walaqad atayna moosaalkitaba wajaAAalna maAAahu akhahu haroonawazeera

Sahih International
 
And We had certainly given Moses the Scripture and appointed with him his brother Aaron as an assistant.

Muhsin Khan
 
And indeed We gave Musa (Moses) the Scripture [the Taurat (Torah)], and placed his brother Harun (Aaron) with him as a helper;

Pickthall
 
We verily gave Moses the Scripture and placed with him his brother Aaron as henchman.

Yusuf Ali
 
(Before this,) We sent Moses The Book, and appointed his brother Aaron with him as minister;

Shakir
 
And certainly We gave Musa the Book and We appointed with him his brother Haroun an aider.

Dr. Ghali
 
And indeed We already brought Musa (Moses) the Book, and We made with him his brother Harun (Aaron) as minister.

Ayah   25:36   الأية
فَقُلْنَا اذْهَبَا إِلَى الْقَوْمِ الَّذِينَ كَذَّبُوا بِآيَاتِنَا فَدَمَّرْنَاهُمْ تَدْمِيرًا
Faqulna ithhaba ilaalqawmi allatheena kaththaboo bi-ayatinafadammarnahum tadmeera

Sahih International
 
And We said, "Go both of you to the people who have denied Our signs." Then We destroyed them with [complete] destruction.

Muhsin Khan
 
And We said: "Go you both to the people who have denied Our Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.)." Then We destroyed them with utter destruction.

Pickthall
 
Then We said: Go together unto the folk who have denied Our revelations. Then We destroyed them, a complete destruction.

Yusuf Ali
 
And We command: "Go ye both, to the people who have rejected our Signs:" And those (people) We destroyed with utter destruction.

Shakir
 
Then We said: Go you both to the people who rejected Our communications; so We destroyed them with utter destruction.

Dr. Ghali
 
So We said, "Go you (both) to the people who have cried lies to Our signs." Then We destroyed them an utter destruction.

Ayah   25:37   الأية
وَقَوْمَ نُوحٍ لَّمَّا كَذَّبُوا الرُّسُلَ أَغْرَقْنَاهُمْ وَجَعَلْنَاهُمْ لِلنَّاسِ آيَةً ۖ وَأَعْتَدْنَا لِلظَّالِمِينَ عَذَابًا أَلِيمًا
Waqawma noohin lamma kaththabooarrusula aghraqnahum wajaAAalnahum linnasiayatan waaAAtadna liththalimeenaAAathaban aleema

Sahih International
 
And the people of Noah - when they denied the messengers, We drowned them, and We made them for mankind a sign. And We have prepared for the wrongdoers a painful punishment.

Muhsin Khan
 
And Nuh's (Noah) people, when they denied the Messengers We drowned them, and We made them as a sign for mankind. And We have prepared a painful torment for the Zalimun (polytheists and wrong-doers, etc).

Pickthall
 
And Noah's folk, when they denied the messengers, We drowned them and made of them a portent for mankind. We have prepared a painful doom for evil-doers.

Yusuf Ali
 
And the people of Noah,- when they rejected the messengers, We drowned them, and We made them as a Sign for mankind; and We have prepared for (all) wrong-doers a grievous Penalty;-

Shakir
 
And the people of Nuh, when they rejected the messengers, We drowned them, and made them a sign for men, and We have prepared a painful punishment for the unjust;

Dr. Ghali
 
And the people of Nuh, (Noah) as soon as they cried lies to the Messengers, We drowned them, and We made them to be a sign to mankind; and We have readied for the unjust a painful torment.

Ayah   25:38   الأية
وَعَادًا وَثَمُودَ وَأَصْحَابَ الرَّسِّ وَقُرُونًا بَيْنَ ذَٰلِكَ كَثِيرًا
WaAAadan wathamooda waas-habaarrassi waquroonan bayna thalika katheera

Sahih International
 
And [We destroyed] 'Aad and Thamud and the companions of the well and many generations between them.

Muhsin Khan
 
And (also) 'Ad and Thamud, and the dwellers of Ar-Rass, and many generations in between.

Pickthall
 
And (the tribes of) A'ad and Thamud, and the dwellers in Ar-Rass, and many generations in between.

Yusuf Ali
 
As also 'Ad and Thamud, and the Companions of the Rass, and many a generation between them.

Shakir
 
And Ad and Samood and the dwellers of the Rass and many generations between them.

Dr. Ghali
 
And Aad, and Thamd, and the companions (i.e., inhabitants) of Ar-Rass, and between them (Literally: that) many generations.

Ayah   25:39   الأية
وَكُلًّا ضَرَبْنَا لَهُ الْأَمْثَالَ ۖ وَكُلًّا تَبَّرْنَا تَتْبِيرًا
Wakullan darabna lahu al-amthalawakullan tabbarna tatbeera

Sahih International
 
And for each We presented examples [as warnings], and each We destroyed with [total] destruction.

Muhsin Khan
 
And for each of them We put forward examples (as proofs and lessons, etc.), and each (of them) We brought to utter ruin (because of their disbelief and evil deeds).

Pickthall
 
Each (of them) We warned by examples, and each (of them) We brought to utter ruin.

Yusuf Ali
 
To each one We set forth Parables and examples; and each one We broke to utter annihilation (for their sins).

Shakir
 
And to every one We gave examples and every one did We destroy with utter destruction.

Dr. Ghali
 
And for each We struck similitudes, and each We annihilated utterly (Literally: annihilated annihilation).

Ayah   25:40   الأية
وَلَقَدْ أَتَوْا عَلَى الْقَرْيَةِ الَّتِي أُمْطِرَتْ مَطَرَ السَّوْءِ ۚ أَفَلَمْ يَكُونُوا يَرَوْنَهَا ۚ بَلْ كَانُوا لَا يَرْجُونَ نُشُورًا
Walaqad ataw AAala alqaryati allateeomtirat matara assaw-i afalam yakoonooyarawnaha bal kanoo la yarjoona nushoora

Sahih International
 
And they have already come upon the town which was showered with a rain of evil. So have they not seen it? But they are not expecting resurrection.

Muhsin Khan
 
And indeed they have passed by the town [of Prophet Lout (Lot)] on which was rained the evil rain. Did they (disbelievers) not then see it (with their own eyes)? Nay ! But they used not to expect for any resurrection.

Pickthall
 
And indeed they have passed by the township whereon was rained the fatal rain. Can it be that they have not seen it? Nay, but they hope for no resurrection.

Yusuf Ali
 
And the (Unbelievers) must indeed have passed by the town on which was rained a shower of evil: did they not then see it (with their own eyes)? But they fear not the Resurrection.

Shakir
 
And certainly they have (often) passed by the town on which was rained an evil rain; did they not then see it? Nay! they did not hope to be raised again.

Dr. Ghali
 
And indeed they already came up to the town which was rained on by a woeful rain. Have they then not seen it? No indeed, (but) they did not hope for an uprising (i.e., resurrection).

Ayah   25:41   الأية
وَإِذَا رَأَوْكَ إِن يَتَّخِذُونَكَ إِلَّا هُزُوًا أَهَٰذَا الَّذِي بَعَثَ اللَّهُ رَسُولًا
Wa-itha raawka in yattakhithoonakailla huzuwan ahatha allathee baAAatha Allahurasoola

Sahih International
 
And when they see you, [O Muhammad], they take you not except in ridicule, [saying], "Is this the one whom Allah has sent as a messenger?

Muhsin Khan
 
And when they see you (O Muhammad SAW), they treat you only as a mockery (saying):"Is this the one whom Allah has sent as a Messenger?

Pickthall
 
And when they see thee (O Muhammad) they treat thee only as a jest (saying): Is this he whom Allah sendeth as a messenger?

Yusuf Ali
 
When they see thee, they treat thee no otherwise than in mockery: "Is this the one whom Allah has sent as a messenger?"

Shakir
 
And when they see you, they do not take you for aught but a mockery: Is this he whom Allah has raised to be an messenger?

Dr. Ghali
 
And when they see you, they decidedly take you to themselves for nothing except in mockery, "Is this he whom Allah has sent forth as a Messenger?

Ayah   25:42   الأية
إِن كَادَ لَيُضِلُّنَا عَنْ آلِهَتِنَا لَوْلَا أَن صَبَرْنَا عَلَيْهَا ۚ وَسَوْفَ يَعْلَمُونَ حِينَ يَرَوْنَ الْعَذَابَ مَنْ أَضَلُّ سَبِيلًا
In kada layudillunaAAan alihatina lawla an sabarnaAAalayha wasawfa yaAAlamoona heena yarawna alAAathabaman adallu sabeela

Sahih International
 
He almost would have misled us from our gods had we not been steadfast in [worship of] them." But they are going to know, when they see the punishment, who is farthest astray in [his] way.

Muhsin Khan
 
"He would have nearly misled us from our aliha (gods), had it not been that we were patient and constant in their worship!" And they will know when they see the torment, who it is that is most astray from the (Right) Path!

Pickthall
 
He would have led us far away from our gods if we had not been staunch to them. They will know, when they behold the doom, who is more astray as to the road.

Yusuf Ali
 
"He indeed would well-nigh have misled us from our gods, had it not been that we were constant to them!" - Soon will they know, when they see the Penalty, who it is that is most misled in Path!

Shakir
 
He had well-nigh led us astray from our gods had we not adhered to them patiently! And they will know, when they see the punishment, who is straying farther off from the path.

Dr. Ghali
 
Decidedly he had almost made us, indeed, to err away from our gods, had we not (suffered ourselves) to endure patiently with them." And eventually they will know, while they see the tornment, who has erred further from the way.

Ayah   25:43   الأية
أَرَأَيْتَ مَنِ اتَّخَذَ إِلَٰهَهُ هَوَاهُ أَفَأَنتَ تَكُونُ عَلَيْهِ وَكِيلًا
Araayta mani ittakhatha ilahahuhawahu afaanta takoonu AAalayhi wakeela

Sahih International
 
Have you seen the one who takes as his god his own desire? Then would you be responsible for him?

Muhsin Khan
 
Have you (O Muhammad SAW) seen him who has taken as his ilah (god) his own desire? Would you then be a Wakil (a disposer of his affairs or a watcher) over him?

Pickthall
 
Hast thou seen him who chooseth for his god his own lust? Wouldst thou then be guardian over him?

Yusuf Ali
 
Seest thou such a one as taketh for his god his own passion (or impulse)? Couldst thou be a disposer of affairs for him?

Shakir
 
Have you seen him who takes his low desires for his god? Will you then be a protector over him?

Dr. Ghali
 
Have you seen him who has taken to himself his prejudice to be his god? Will you then be a constant trustee over him?

Ayah   25:44   الأية
أَمْ تَحْسَبُ أَنَّ أَكْثَرَهُمْ يَسْمَعُونَ أَوْ يَعْقِلُونَ ۚ إِنْ هُمْ إِلَّا كَالْأَنْعَامِ ۖ بَلْ هُمْ أَضَلُّ سَبِيلًا
Am tahsabu anna aktharahumyasmaAAoona aw yaAAqiloona in hum illa kal-anAAamibal hum adallu sabeela

Sahih International
 
Or do you think that most of them hear or reason? They are not except like livestock. Rather, they are [even] more astray in [their] way.

Muhsin Khan
 
Or do you think that most of them hear or understand? They are only like cattle; nay, they are even farther astray from the Path. (i.e. even worst than cattle).

Pickthall
 
Or deemest thou that most of them hear or understand? They are but as the cattle - nay, but they are farther astray?

Yusuf Ali
 
Or thinkest thou that most of them listen or understand? They are only like cattle;- nay, they are worse astray in Path.

Shakir
 
Or do you think that most of them do hear or understand? They are nothing but as cattle; nay, they are straying farther off from the path.

Dr. Ghali
 
Or even do you reckon that most of them hear or consider? Decidedly they are (nothing) except as the cattle. (Ancam inclues cattle, camels, sheep and goats) No indeed, they have erred further from the way.

Ayah   25:45   الأية
أَلَمْ تَرَ إِلَىٰ رَبِّكَ كَيْفَ مَدَّ الظِّلَّ وَلَوْ شَاءَ لَجَعَلَهُ سَاكِنًا ثُمَّ جَعَلْنَا الشَّمْسَ عَلَيْهِ دَلِيلًا
Alam tara ila rabbika kayfa madda aththillawalaw shaa lajaAAalahu sakinan thumma jaAAalnaashshamsa AAalayhi daleela

Sahih International
 
Have you not considered your Lord - how He extends the shadow, and if He willed, He could have made it stationary? Then We made the sun for it an indication.

Muhsin Khan
 
Have you not seen how your Lord spread the shadow. If He willed, He could have made it still then We have made the sun its guide [i.e. after the sunrise, it (the shadow) squeezes and vanishes at midnoon and then again appears in the afternoon with the decline of the sun, and had there been no sun light, there would have been no shadow].

Pickthall
 
Hast thou not seen how thy Lord hath spread the shade - And if He willed He could have made it still - then We have made the sun its pilot;

Yusuf Ali
 
Hast thou not turned thy vision to thy Lord?- How He doth prolong the shadow! If He willed, He could make it stationary! then do We make the sun its guide;

Shakir
 
Have you not considered (the work of) your Lord, how He extends the shade? And if He had pleased He would certainly have made it stationary; then We have made the sun an indication of it

Dr. Ghali
 
Have you not regarded your Lord, how He has extended the shade? And if He had so decided, He would indeed have made it still. Thereafter We made the sun a constant indicator of it.

Ayah   25:46   الأية
ثُمَّ قَبَضْنَاهُ إِلَيْنَا قَبْضًا يَسِيرًا
Thumma qabadnahu ilaynaqabdan yaseera

Sahih International
 
Then We hold it in hand for a brief grasp.

Muhsin Khan
 
Then We withdraw it to Us a gradual concealed withdrawal.

Pickthall
 
Then We withdraw it unto Us, a gradual withdrawal?

Yusuf Ali
 
Then We draw it in towards Ourselves,- a contraction by easy stages.

Shakir
 
Then We take it to Ourselves, taking little by little.

Dr. Ghali
 
Thereafter We grasped it to Us, an easy (Or: gradual) grasping.

Ayah   25:47   الأية
وَهُوَ الَّذِي جَعَلَ لَكُمُ اللَّيْلَ لِبَاسًا وَالنَّوْمَ سُبَاتًا وَجَعَلَ النَّهَارَ نُشُورًا
Wahuwa allathee jaAAala lakumuallayla libasan wannawma subatan wajaAAalaannahara nushoora

Sahih International
 
And it is He who has made the night for you as clothing and sleep [a means for] rest and has made the day a resurrection.

Muhsin Khan
 
And it is He Who makes the night a covering for you, and the sleep (as) repose, and makes the day Nushur (i.e. getting up and going about here and there for daily work, etc. after one's sleep at night or like resurrection after one's death).

Pickthall
 
And He it is Who maketh night a covering for you, and sleep repose, and maketh day a resurrection.

Yusuf Ali
 
And He it is Who makes the Night as a Robe for you, and Sleep as Repose, and makes the Day (as it were) a Resurrection.

Shakir
 
And He it is Who made the night a covering for you, and the sleep a rest, and He made the day to rise up again.

Dr. Ghali
 
And He is the One Who has made the night for you (to be) a garment and sleep for repose and has made day-time for rising.

Ayah   25:48   الأية
وَهُوَ الَّذِي أَرْسَلَ الرِّيَاحَ بُشْرًا بَيْنَ يَدَيْ رَحْمَتِهِ ۚ وَأَنزَلْنَا مِنَ السَّمَاءِ مَاءً طَهُورًا
Wahuwa allathee arsala arriyahabushran bayna yaday rahmatihi waanzalna mina assama-imaan tahoora

Sahih International
 
And it is He who sends the winds as good tidings before His mercy, and We send down from the sky pure water

Muhsin Khan
 
And it is He Who sends the winds as heralds of glad tidings, going before His Mercy (rain), and We send down pure water from the sky,

Pickthall
 
And He it is Who sendeth the winds, glad tidings heralding His mercy, and We send down purifying water from the sky,

Yusuf Ali
 
And He it is Who sends the winds as heralds of glad tidings, going before His mercy, and We send down pure water from the sky,-

Shakir
 
And He it is Who sends the winds as good news before His mercy; and We send down pure water from the cloud,

Dr. Ghali
 
And He is the One Who has sent the winds, bearing good tidings before (Literally: between the two hands of His mercy) His mercy; and We have sent down from the heaven water most pure.

Ayah   25:49   الأية
لِّنُحْيِيَ بِهِ بَلْدَةً مَّيْتًا وَنُسْقِيَهُ مِمَّا خَلَقْنَا أَنْعَامًا وَأَنَاسِيَّ كَثِيرًا
Linuhyiya bihi baldatan maytanwanusqiyahu mimma khalaqna anAAaman waanasiyyakatheera

Sahih International
 
That We may bring to life thereby a dead land and give it as drink to those We created of numerous livestock and men.

Muhsin Khan
 
That We may give life thereby to a dead land, and We give to drink thereof many of the cattle and men that We had created.

Pickthall
 
That We may give life thereby to a dead land, and We give many beasts and men that We have created to drink thereof.

Yusuf Ali
 
That with it We may give life to a dead land, and slake the thirst of things We have created,- cattle and men in great numbers.

Shakir
 
That We may give life thereby to a dead land and give it for drink, out of what We have created, to cattle and many people.

Dr. Ghali
 
That We may give life to a deceased country, and we make to drink of it, of whatever We created, many cattle and human beings.

Ayah   25:50   الأية
وَلَقَدْ صَرَّفْنَاهُ بَيْنَهُمْ لِيَذَّكَّرُوا فَأَبَىٰ أَكْثَرُ النَّاسِ إِلَّا كُفُورًا
Walaqad sarrafnahu baynahumliyaththakkaroo faaba aktharu annasiilla kufoora

Sahih International
 
And We have certainly distributed it among them that they might be reminded, but most of the people refuse except disbelief.

Muhsin Khan
 
And indeed We have distributed it (rain or water) amongst them in order that they may remember the Grace of Allah, but most men refuse (or deny the Truth or Faith) and accept nothing but disbelief or ingratitude.

Pickthall
 
And verily We have repeated it among them that they may remember, but most of mankind begrudge aught save ingratitude.

Yusuf Ali
 
And We have distributed the (water) amongst them, in order that they may celebrate (our) praises, but most men are averse (to aught) but (rank) ingratitude.

Shakir
 
And certainly We have repeated this to them that they may be mindful, but the greater number of men do not consent to aught except denying.

Dr. Ghali
 
And indeed We have already propounded it among them so that they may constantly remember; yet most mankind refuse (anything) except constant disbelief.

Ayah   25:51   الأية
وَلَوْ شِئْنَا لَبَعَثْنَا فِي كُلِّ قَرْيَةٍ نَّذِيرًا
Walaw shi/na labaAAathna feekulli qaryatin natheera

Sahih International
 
And if We had willed, We could have sent into every city a warner.

Muhsin Khan
 
And had We willed, We would have raised a warner in every town.

Pickthall
 
If We willed, We could raise up a warner in every village.

Yusuf Ali
 
Had it been Our Will, We could have sent a warner to every centre of population.

Shakir
 
And if We had pleased We would certainly have raised a warner in every town.

Dr. Ghali
 
And if We had so decided We would indeed have sent forth in every town a constant warner..

Ayah   25:52   الأية
فَلَا تُطِعِ الْكَافِرِينَ وَجَاهِدْهُم بِهِ جِهَادًا كَبِيرًا
Fala tutiAAi alkafireenawajahidhum bihi jihadan kabeera

Sahih International
 
So do not obey the disbelievers, and strive against them with the Qur'an a great striving.

Muhsin Khan
 
So obey not the disbelievers, but strive against them (by preaching) with the utmost endeavour, with it (the Quran).

Pickthall
 
So obey not the disbelievers, but strive against them herewith with a great endeavour.

Yusuf Ali
 
Therefore listen not to the Unbelievers, but strive against them with the utmost strenuousness, with the (Qur'an).

Shakir
 
So do not follow the unbelievers, and strive against them a mighty striving with it.

Dr. Ghali
 
So do not obey the disbelievers, and strive with them thereby with a constantly great striving.

Ayah   25:53   الأية
وَهُوَ الَّذِي مَرَجَ الْبَحْرَيْنِ هَٰذَا عَذْبٌ فُرَاتٌ وَهَٰذَا مِلْحٌ أُجَاجٌ وَجَعَلَ بَيْنَهُمَا بَرْزَخًا وَحِجْرًا مَّحْجُورًا
Wahuwa allathee maraja albahraynihatha AAathbun furatun wahatha milhunojajun wajaAAala baynahuma barzakhan wahijranmahjoora

Sahih International
 
And it is He who has released [simultaneously] the two seas, one fresh and sweet and one salty and bitter, and He placed between them a barrier and prohibiting partition.

Muhsin Khan
 
And it is He Who has let free the two seas (kinds of water), one palatable and sweet, and the other salt and bitter, and He has set a barrier and a complete partition between them.

Pickthall
 
And He it is Who hath given independence to the two seas (though they meet); one palatable, sweet, and the other saltish, bitter; and hath set a bar and a forbidding ban between them.

Yusuf Ali
 
It is He Who has let free the two bodies of flowing water: One palatable and sweet, and the other salt and bitter; yet has He made a barrier between them, a partition that is forbidden to be passed.

Shakir
 
And He it is Who has made two seas to flow freely, the one sweet that subdues thirst by its sweetness, and the other salt that burns by its saltness; and between the two He has made a barrier and inviolable obstruction.

Dr. Ghali
 
And He is the One Who has merged the two seas, this one sweet, grateful (to taste), and this salt, bitter (to the tongue); and He has made between them an isthmus, and an utter- obstruction. (Literally: obstruction obstructed)

Ayah   25:54   الأية
وَهُوَ الَّذِي خَلَقَ مِنَ الْمَاءِ بَشَرًا فَجَعَلَهُ نَسَبًا وَصِهْرًا ۗ وَكَانَ رَبُّكَ قَدِيرًا
Wahuwa allathee khalaqa mina alma-ibasharan fajaAAalahu nasaban wasihran wakanarabbuka qadeera

Sahih International
 
And it is He who has created from water a human being and made him [a relative by] lineage and marriage. And ever is your Lord competent [concerning creation].

Muhsin Khan
 
And it is He Who has created man from water, and has appointed for him kindred by blood, and kindred by marriage. And your Lord is Ever All-Powerful to do what He will.

Pickthall
 
And He it is Who hath created man from water, and hath appointed for him kindred by blood and kindred by marriage; for thy Lord is ever Powerful.

Yusuf Ali
 
It is He Who has created man from water: then has He established relationships of lineage and marriage: for thy Lord has power (over all things).

Shakir
 
And He it is Who has created man from the water, then He has made for him blood relationship and marriage relationship, and your Lord is powerful.

Dr. Ghali
 
And He is The One Who created of water a mortal; so He has made him related by blood and marriage; and your Lord has been Ever-Determiner.

Ayah   25:55   الأية
وَيَعْبُدُونَ مِن دُونِ اللَّهِ مَا لَا يَنفَعُهُمْ وَلَا يَضُرُّهُمْ ۗ وَكَانَ الْكَافِرُ عَلَىٰ رَبِّهِ ظَهِيرًا
WayaAAbudoona min dooni Allahi mala yanfaAAuhum wala yadurruhum wakanaalkafiru AAala rabbihi thaheera

Sahih International
 
But they worship rather than Allah that which does not benefit them or harm them, and the disbeliever is ever, against his Lord, an assistant [to Satan].

Muhsin Khan
 
And they (disbelievers, polytheists, etc.) worship besides Allah, that which can neither profit them nor harm them, and the disbeliever is ever a helper (of the Satan) against his Lord.

Pickthall
 
Yet they worship instead of Allah that which can neither benefit them nor hurt them. The disbeliever was ever a partisan against his Lord.

Yusuf Ali
 
Yet do they worship, besides Allah, things that can neither profit them nor harm them: and the Misbeliever is a helper (of Evil), against his own Lord!

Shakir
 
And they serve besides Allah that which neither profits them nor causes them harm; and the unbeliever is a partisan against his Lord.

Dr. Ghali
 
And they worship, apart from Allah, what neither profits them nor harms them; and the disbeliever has been a backer against his Lord.

Ayah   25:56   الأية
وَمَا أَرْسَلْنَاكَ إِلَّا مُبَشِّرًا وَنَذِيرًا
Wama arsalnaka illamubashshiran wanatheera

Sahih International
 
And We have not sent you, [O Muhammad], except as a bringer of good tidings and a warner.

Muhsin Khan
 
And We have sent you (O Muhammad SAW ) only as a bearer of glad tidings and a warner.

Pickthall
 
And We have sent thee (O Muhammad) only as a bearer of good tidings and a warner.

Yusuf Ali
 
But thee We only sent to give glad tidings and admonition.

Shakir
 
And We have not sent you but as a giver of good news and as a warner.

Dr. Ghali
 
And in no way have We sent you except (as) a bearer of good tidings and a constant warner.

Ayah   25:57   الأية
قُلْ مَا أَسْأَلُكُمْ عَلَيْهِ مِنْ أَجْرٍ إِلَّا مَن شَاءَ أَن يَتَّخِذَ إِلَىٰ رَبِّهِ سَبِيلًا
Qul ma as-alukum AAalayhi min ajrinilla man shaa an yattakhitha ilarabbihi sabeela

Sahih International
 
Say, "I do not ask of you for it any payment - only that whoever wills might take to his Lord a way."

Muhsin Khan
 
Say: "No reward do I ask of you for this (that which I have brought from my Lord and its preaching, etc.), save that whosoever wills, may take a Path to his Lord.

Pickthall
 
Say: I ask of you no reward for this, save that whoso will may choose a way unto his Lord.

Yusuf Ali
 
Say: "No reward do I ask of you for it but this: that each one who will may take a (straight) Path to his Lord."

Shakir
 
Say: I do not ask you aught in return except that he who will, may take the way to his Lord.

Dr. Ghali
 
Say, "In no way do I ask of you (any) reward for it except for him who decides to take for (himself) a way to his Lord.

Ayah   25:58   الأية
وَتَوَكَّلْ عَلَى الْحَيِّ الَّذِي لَا يَمُوتُ وَسَبِّحْ بِحَمْدِهِ ۚ وَكَفَىٰ بِهِ بِذُنُوبِ عِبَادِهِ خَبِيرًا
Watawakkal AAala alhayyi allatheela yamootu wasabbih bihamdihi wakafabihi bithunoobi AAibadihi khabeera

Sahih International
 
And rely upon the Ever-Living who does not die, and exalt [ Allah ] with His praise. And sufficient is He to be, with the sins of His servants, Acquainted -

Muhsin Khan
 
And put your trust (O Muhammad SAW) in the Ever Living One Who dies not, and glorify His Praises, and Sufficient is He as the All-Knower of the sins of His slaves;

Pickthall
 
And trust thou in the Living One Who dieth not, and hymn His praise. He sufficeth as the Knower of His bondmen's sins,

Yusuf Ali
 
And put thy trust in Him Who lives and dies not; and celebrate his praise; and enough is He to be acquainted with the faults of His servants;-

Shakir
 
And rely on the Ever-living Who dies not, and celebrate His praise; and Sufficient is He as being aware of the faults of His servants,

Dr. Ghali
 
And put your trust in the Living Allah) Who does not die, and extol with His praise. And He suffices as The Ever-Cognizant of His bondmen's guilty deeds.

Ayah   25:59   الأية
الَّذِي خَلَقَ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضَ وَمَا بَيْنَهُمَا فِي سِتَّةِ أَيَّامٍ ثُمَّ اسْتَوَىٰ عَلَى الْعَرْشِ ۚ الرَّحْمَٰنُ فَاسْأَلْ بِهِ خَبِيرًا
Allathee khalaqa assamawatiwal-arda wama baynahuma fee sittatiayyamin thumma istawa AAala alAAarshi arrahmanufas-al bihi khabeera

Sahih International
 
He who created the heavens and the earth and what is between them in six days and then established Himself above the Throne - the Most Merciful, so ask about Him one well informed.

Muhsin Khan
 
Who created the heavens and the earth and all that is between them in six Days. Then He Istawa (rose over) the Throne (in a manner that suits His Majesty). The Most Beneficent (Allah)! Ask Him (O Prophet Muhammad SAW), (concerning His Qualities, His rising over His Throne, His creations, etc.), as He is Al-Khabir (The All-Knower of everything i.e. Allah).

Pickthall
 
Who created the heavens and the earth and all that is between them in six Days, then He mounted the Throne. The Beneficent! Ask anyone informed concerning Him!

Yusuf Ali
 
He Who created the heavens and the earth and all that is between, in six days, and is firmly established on the Throne (of Authority): Allah Most Gracious: ask thou, then, about Him of any acquainted (with such things).

Shakir
 
Who created the heavens and the earth and what is between them in six periods, and He is firmly established on the throne of authority; the Beneficent Allah, so ask respecting it one aware.

Dr. Ghali
 
(He is the one) who created the heavens and the earth and whatever is between them, in six days; thereafter He leveled Himself upon the Throne. (How He did so is beyond human understanding) (He is) The All-Merciful, so ask any cognizant of Him!

Ayah   25:60   الأية
وَإِذَا قِيلَ لَهُمُ اسْجُدُوا لِلرَّحْمَٰنِ قَالُوا وَمَا الرَّحْمَٰنُ أَنَسْجُدُ لِمَا تَأْمُرُنَا وَزَادَهُمْ نُفُورًا ۩
Wa-itha qeela lahumu osjudoo lirrahmaniqaloo wama arrahmanu anasjudulima ta/muruna wazadahum nufoora

Sahih International
 
And when it is said to them, "Prostrate to the Most Merciful," they say, "And what is the Most Merciful? Should we prostrate to that which you order us?" And it increases them in aversion.

Muhsin Khan
 
And when it is said to them: "Prostrate to the Most Beneficent (Allah)! They say: "And what is the Most Beneficent? Shall we fall down in prostration to that which you (O Muhammad SAW) command us?" And it increases in them only aversion.

Pickthall
 
And when it is said unto them: Prostrate to the Beneficent! they say: And what is the Beneficent? Are we to prostrate to whatever thou (Muhammad) biddest us? And it increaseth aversion in them.

Yusuf Ali
 
When it is said to them, "Prostrate to (Allah) Most Gracious!", they say, "And what is (Allah) Most Gracious? Shall we prostrate to that which thou commandest us?" And it increases their flight (from the Truth).

Shakir
 
And when it is said to them: Prostrate to the Beneficent Allah, they say: And what is the Allah of beneficence? Shall we prostrate to what you bid us? And it adds to their aversion.

Dr. Ghali
 
And when it is said to them, "Prostrate yourselves to The All-Merciful, " they have said, "And what is The All-Merciful? Shall we prostrate ourselves to what you command us?" And it has increased them in repulsion. * A prostraion is to be peformed after reading this ayah

Ayah   25:61   الأية
تَبَارَكَ الَّذِي جَعَلَ فِي السَّمَاءِ بُرُوجًا وَجَعَلَ فِيهَا سِرَاجًا وَقَمَرًا مُّنِيرًا
Tabaraka allathee jaAAala feeassama-i buroojan wajaAAala feeha sirajanwaqamaran muneera

Sahih International
 
Blessed is He who has placed in the sky great stars and placed therein a [burning] lamp and luminous moon.

Muhsin Khan
 
Blessed be He Who has placed in the heaven big stars, and has placed therein a great lamp (sun), and a moon giving light.

Pickthall
 
Blessed be He Who hath placed in the heaven mansions of the stars, and hath placed therein a great lamp and a moon giving light!

Yusuf Ali
 
Blessed is He Who made constellations in the skies, and placed therein a Lamp and a Moon giving light;

Shakir
 
Blessed is He Who made the constellations in the heavens and made therein a lamp and a shining moon.

Dr. Ghali
 
Supremely Blessed is He Who has made in the heaven constellations, and He has made therein a luminary and an enlightening moon.

Ayah   25:62   الأية
وَهُوَ الَّذِي جَعَلَ اللَّيْلَ وَالنَّهَارَ خِلْفَةً لِّمَنْ أَرَادَ أَن يَذَّكَّرَ أَوْ أَرَادَ شُكُورًا
Wahuwa allathee jaAAala allayla wannaharakhilfatan liman arada an yaththakkara aw aradashukoora

Sahih International
 
And it is He who has made the night and the day in succession for whoever desires to remember or desires gratitude.

Muhsin Khan
 
And He it is Who has put the night and the day in succession, for such who desires to remember or desires to show his gratitude.

Pickthall
 
And He it is Who hath appointed night and day in succession, for him who desireth to remember, or desireth thankfulness.

Yusuf Ali
 
And it is He Who made the Night and the Day to follow each other: for such as have the will to celebrate His praises or to show their gratitude.

Shakir
 
And He it is Who made the night and the day to follow each other for him who desires to be mindful or desires to be thankful.

Dr. Ghali
 
And He is the One Who has made the night and day-time a succession for whomever is willing to constantly remember (Or: for whomever He wills to be mindful; or: whomever He wills) or whomever is willing to give constant thanks.

Ayah   25:63   الأية
وَعِبَادُ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الَّذِينَ يَمْشُونَ عَلَى الْأَرْضِ هَوْنًا وَإِذَا خَاطَبَهُمُ الْجَاهِلُونَ قَالُوا سَلَامًا
WaAAibadu arrahmaniallatheena yamshoona AAala al-ardi hawnanwa-itha khatabahumu aljahiloona qaloosalama

Sahih International
 
And the servants of the Most Merciful are those who walk upon the earth easily, and when the ignorant address them [harshly], they say [words of] peace,

Muhsin Khan
 
And the slaves of the Most Beneficent (Allah) are those who walk on the earth in humility and sedateness, and when the foolish address them (with bad words) they reply back with mild words of gentleness.

Pickthall
 
The (faithful) slaves of the Beneficent are they who walk upon the earth modestly, and when the foolish ones address them answer: Peace;

Yusuf Ali
 
And the servants of (Allah) Most Gracious are those who walk on the earth in humility, and when the ignorant address them, they say, "Peace!";

Shakir
 
And the servants of the Beneficent Allah are they who walk on the earth in humbleness, and when the ignorant address them, they say: Peace.

Dr. Ghali
 
And the bondmen of The All-Merciful are the ones who walk on the earth gently, and when the ignorant address them, they say, "Peace!"

Ayah   25:64   الأية
وَالَّذِينَ يَبِيتُونَ لِرَبِّهِمْ سُجَّدًا وَقِيَامًا
Wallatheena yabeetoonalirabbihim sujjadan waqiyama

Sahih International
 
And those who spend [part of] the night to their Lord prostrating and standing [in prayer]

Muhsin Khan
 
And those who spend the night before their Lord, prostrate and standing.

Pickthall
 
And who spend the night before their Lord, prostrate and standing,

Yusuf Ali
 
Those who spend the night in adoration of their Lord prostrate and standing;

Shakir
 
And they who pass the night prostrating themselves before their Lord and standing.

Dr. Ghali
 
And the ones who spend the night, (constantly) prostrating and upright to their lord.

Ayah   25:65   الأية
وَالَّذِينَ يَقُولُونَ رَبَّنَا اصْرِفْ عَنَّا عَذَابَ جَهَنَّمَ ۖ إِنَّ عَذَابَهَا كَانَ غَرَامًا
Wallatheena yaqooloona rabbanaisrif AAanna AAathaba jahannama inna AAathabahakana gharama

Sahih International
 
And those who say, "Our Lord, avert from us the punishment of Hell. Indeed, its punishment is ever adhering;

Muhsin Khan
 
And those who say: "Our Lord! Avert from us the torment of Hell. Verily! Its torment is ever an inseparable, permanent punishment."

Pickthall
 
And who say: Our Lord! Avert from us the doom of hell; lo! the doom thereof is anguish;

Yusuf Ali
 
Those who say, "Our Lord! avert from us the Wrath of Hell, for its Wrath is indeed an affliction grievous,-

Shakir
 
And they who say: O our Lord! turn away from us the punishment of hell, surely the punishment thereof is a lasting

Dr. Ghali
 
And the ones who say, "Our Lord, turn about (i.e., turn away) from us the torment of Hell; surely its torment is (really) a (grievous) penalty.

Ayah   25:66   الأية
إِنَّهَا سَاءَتْ مُسْتَقَرًّا وَمُقَامًا
Innaha saat mustaqarran wamuqama

Sahih International
 
Indeed, it is evil as a settlement and residence."

Muhsin Khan
 
Evil indeed it (Hell) is as an abode and as a place to dwell.

Pickthall
 
Lo! it is wretched as abode and station;

Yusuf Ali
 
"Evil indeed is it as an abode, and as a place to rest in";

Shakir
 
Surely it is an evil abode and (evil) place to stay.

Dr. Ghali
 
Surely odious it is as a repository and a stationing.

Ayah   25:67   الأية
وَالَّذِينَ إِذَا أَنفَقُوا لَمْ يُسْرِفُوا وَلَمْ يَقْتُرُوا وَكَانَ بَيْنَ ذَٰلِكَ قَوَامًا
Wallatheena ithaanfaqoo lam yusrifoo walam yaqturoo wakana bayna thalikaqawama

Sahih International
 
And [they are] those who, when they spend, do so not excessively or sparingly but are ever, between that, [justly] moderate

Muhsin Khan
 
And those, who, when they spend, are neither extravagant nor niggardly, but hold a medium (way) between those (extremes).

Pickthall
 
And those who, when they spend, are neither prodigal nor grudging; and there is ever a firm station between the two;

Yusuf Ali
 
Those who, when they spend, are not extravagant and not niggardly, but hold a just (balance) between those (extremes);

Shakir
 
And they who when they spend, are neither extravagant nor parsimonious, and (keep) between these the just mean.

Dr. Ghali
 
And the ones who, when they expend, are neither extravagant nor grudging; and between that is an upright (mean).

Ayah   25:68   الأية
وَالَّذِينَ لَا يَدْعُونَ مَعَ اللَّهِ إِلَٰهًا آخَرَ وَلَا يَقْتُلُونَ النَّفْسَ الَّتِي حَرَّمَ اللَّهُ إِلَّا بِالْحَقِّ وَلَا يَزْنُونَ ۚ وَمَن يَفْعَلْ ذَٰلِكَ يَلْقَ أَثَامًا
Wallatheena layadAAoona maAAa Allahi ilahan akharawala yaqtuloona annafsa allatee harrama Allahuilla bilhaqqi wala yaznoona wamanyafAAal thalika yalqa athama

Sahih International
 
And those who do not invoke with Allah another deity or kill the soul which Allah has forbidden [to be killed], except by right, and do not commit unlawful sexual intercourse. And whoever should do that will meet a penalty.

Muhsin Khan
 
And those who invoke not any other ilah (god) along with Allah, nor kill such life as Allah has forbidden, except for just cause, nor commit illegal sexual intercourse and whoever does this shall receive the punishment.

Pickthall
 
And those who cry not unto any other god along with Allah, nor take the life which Allah hath forbidden save in (course of) justice, nor commit adultery - and whoso doeth this shall pay the penalty;

Yusuf Ali
 
Those who invoke not, with Allah, any other god, nor slay such life as Allah has made sacred except for just cause, nor commit fornication; - and any that does this (not only) meets punishment.

Shakir
 
And they who do not call upon another god with Allah and do not slay the soul, which Allah has forbidden except in the requirements of justice, and (who) do not commit fornication and he who does this shall find a requital of sin;

Dr. Ghali
 
And the ones who do not invoke another god (along) with Allah, nor kill the self that Allah has prohibited except with the truth nor commit adultery; (i.e., illegal sexual intercourse) and whoever performs that will meet the penalty for vice.

Ayah   25:69   الأية
يُضَاعَفْ لَهُ الْعَذَابُ يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ وَيَخْلُدْ فِيهِ مُهَانًا
YudaAAaf lahu alAAathabu yawmaalqiyamati wayakhlud feehi muhana

Sahih International
 
Multiplied for him is the punishment on the Day of Resurrection, and he will abide therein humiliated -

Muhsin Khan
 
The torment will be doubled to him on the Day of Resurrection, and he will abide therein in disgrace;

Pickthall
 
The doom will be doubled for him on the Day of Resurrection, and he will abide therein disdained for ever;

Yusuf Ali
 
(But) the Penalty on the Day of Judgment will be doubled to him, and he will dwell therein in ignominy,-

Shakir
 
The punishment shall be doubled to him on the day of resurrection, and he shall abide therein in abasement;

Dr. Ghali
 
Doubled will be the torment for him on the Day of the Resurrection, and he will eternally (abide) therein degraded.

Ayah   25:70   الأية
إِلَّا مَن تَابَ وَآمَنَ وَعَمِلَ عَمَلًا صَالِحًا فَأُولَٰئِكَ يُبَدِّلُ اللَّهُ سَيِّئَاتِهِمْ حَسَنَاتٍ ۗ وَكَانَ اللَّهُ غَفُورًا رَّحِيمًا
Illa man taba waamanawaAAamila AAamalan salihan faola-ikayubaddilu Allahu sayyi-atihim hasanatinwakana Allahu ghafooran raheema

Sahih International
 
Except for those who repent, believe and do righteous work. For them Allah will replace their evil deeds with good. And ever is Allah Forgiving and Merciful.

Muhsin Khan
 
Except those who repent and believe (in Islamic Monotheism), and do righteous deeds, for those, Allah will change their sins into good deeds, and Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

Pickthall
 
Save him who repenteth and believeth and doth righteous work; as for such, Allah will change their evil deeds to good deeds. Allah is ever Forgiving, Merciful.

Yusuf Ali
 
Unless he repents, believes, and works righteous deeds, for Allah will change the evil of such persons into good, and Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful,

Shakir
 
Except him who repents and believes and does a good deed; so these are they of whom Allah changes the evil deeds to good ones; and Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.

Dr. Ghali
 
Except him who repents, and believes, and does righteous deed (s). So those, Allah will turn (Or: substitue fair deeds in place of odious ones) their odious (deeds) into fair (deeds); and Allah has been Ever-Forgiving, Ever-Merciful.

Ayah   25:71   الأية
وَمَن تَابَ وَعَمِلَ صَالِحًا فَإِنَّهُ يَتُوبُ إِلَى اللَّهِ مَتَابًا
Waman taba waAAamila salihanfa-innahu yatoobu ila Allahi mataba

Sahih International
 
And he who repents and does righteousness does indeed turn to Allah with [accepted] repentance.

Muhsin Khan
 
And whosoever repents and does righteous good deeds, then verily, he repents towards Allah with true repentance.

Pickthall
 
And whosoever repenteth and doeth good, he verily repenteth toward Allah with true repentance -

Yusuf Ali
 
And whoever repents and does good has truly turned to Allah with an (acceptable) conversion;-

Shakir
 
And whoever repents and does good, he surely turns to Allah a (goodly) turning.

Dr. Ghali
 
And whoever repents and does righteousness, then surely he repents to Allah a (true) repenting.

Ayah   25:72   الأية
وَالَّذِينَ لَا يَشْهَدُونَ الزُّورَ وَإِذَا مَرُّوا بِاللَّغْوِ مَرُّوا كِرَامًا
Wallatheena layashhadoona azzoora wa-itha marroo billaghwimarroo kirama

Sahih International
 
And [they are] those who do not testify to falsehood, and when they pass near ill speech, they pass by with dignity.

Muhsin Khan
 
And those who do not witness falsehood, and if they pass by some evil play or evil talk, they pass by it with dignity.

Pickthall
 
And those who will not witness vanity, but when they pass near senseless play, pass by with dignity.

Yusuf Ali
 
Those who witness no falsehood, and, if they pass by futility, they pass by it with honourable (avoidance);

Shakir
 
And they who do not bear witness to what is false, and when they pass by what is vain, they pass by nobly.

Dr. Ghali
 
And who do not testify to false witness (i.e., illegal sexual intercourse) and, when they pass by idle talk, pass by honorably.

Ayah   25:73   الأية
وَالَّذِينَ إِذَا ذُكِّرُوا بِآيَاتِ رَبِّهِمْ لَمْ يَخِرُّوا عَلَيْهَا صُمًّا وَعُمْيَانًا
Wallatheena itha thukkiroobi-ayati rabbihim lam yakhirroo AAalayha summanwaAAumyana

Sahih International
 
And those who, when reminded of the verses of their Lord, do not fall upon them deaf and blind.

Muhsin Khan
 
And those who, when they are reminded of the Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.) of their Lord, fall not deaf and blind thereat.

Pickthall
 
And those who, when they are reminded of the revelations of their Lord, fall not deaf and blind thereat.

Yusuf Ali
 
Those who, when they are admonished with the Signs of their Lord, droop not down at them as if they were deaf or blind;

Shakir
 
And they who, when reminded of the communications of their Lord, do not fall down thereat deaf and blind.

Dr. Ghali
 
And who, when they are reminded of the signs of their Lord, do not collapse there deaf and totally blind (Literally: all- blind).

Ayah   25:74   الأية
وَالَّذِينَ يَقُولُونَ رَبَّنَا هَبْ لَنَا مِنْ أَزْوَاجِنَا وَذُرِّيَّاتِنَا قُرَّةَ أَعْيُنٍ وَاجْعَلْنَا لِلْمُتَّقِينَ إِمَامًا
Wallatheena yaqooloona rabbanahab lana min azwajina wathurriyyatinaqurrata aAAyunin wajAAalna lilmuttaqeena imama

Sahih International
 
And those who say, "Our Lord, grant us from among our wives and offspring comfort to our eyes and make us an example for the righteous."

Muhsin Khan
 
And those who say: "Our Lord! Bestow on us from our wives and our offspring who will be the comfort of our eyes, and make us leaders for the Muttaqun" (pious - see V.2:2 and the footnote of V.3:164)."

Pickthall
 
And who say: Our Lord! Vouchsafe us comfort of our wives and of our offspring, and make us patterns for (all) those who ward off (evil).

Yusuf Ali
 
And those who pray, "Our Lord! Grant unto us wives and offspring who will be the comfort of our eyes, and give us (the grace) to lead the righteous."

Shakir
 
And they who say: O our Lord! grant us in our wives and our offspring the joy of our eyes, and make us guides to those who guard (against evil).

Dr. Ghali
 
And who say, "Our Lord, bestow upon us from our spouses and offsprings comfort of the eyes, (Literally: the coolness (when)the eyes settle down) and make us an mam (Leader) of the pious."

Ayah   25:75   الأية
أُولَٰئِكَ يُجْزَوْنَ الْغُرْفَةَ بِمَا صَبَرُوا وَيُلَقَّوْنَ فِيهَا تَحِيَّةً وَسَلَامًا
Ola-ika yujzawna alghurfata bimasabaroo wayulaqqawna feeha tahiyyatan wasalama

Sahih International
 
Those will be awarded the Chamber for what they patiently endured, and they will be received therein with greetings and [words of] peace.

Muhsin Khan
 
Those will be rewarded with the highest place (in Paradise) because of their patience. Therein they shall be met with greetings and the word of peace and respect.

Pickthall
 
They will be awarded the high place forasmuch as they were steadfast, and they will meet therein with welcome and the ward of peace,

Yusuf Ali
 
Those are the ones who will be rewarded with the highest place in heaven, because of their patient constancy: therein shall they be met with salutations and peace,

Shakir
 
These shall be rewarded with high places because they were patient, and shall be met therein with greetings and salutations.

Dr. Ghali
 
Those will be recompensed with the compartment (s) for that they (endured) patiently, and they shall be granted therein a greeting and "Peace!"

Ayah   25:76   الأية
خَالِدِينَ فِيهَا ۚ حَسُنَتْ مُسْتَقَرًّا وَمُقَامًا
Khalideena feeha hasunatmustaqarran wamuqama

Sahih International
 
Abiding eternally therein. Good is the settlement and residence.

Muhsin Khan
 
Abiding therein; excellent it is as an abode, and as a place to dwell.

Pickthall
 
Abiding there for ever. Happy is it as abode and station!

Yusuf Ali
 
Dwelling therein;- how beautiful an abode and place of rest!

Shakir
 
Abiding therein; goodly the abode and the resting-place.

Dr. Ghali
 
Eternally (abiding) therein; fair it is as a repository and a stationing.

Ayah   25:77   الأية
قُلْ مَا يَعْبَأُ بِكُمْ رَبِّي لَوْلَا دُعَاؤُكُمْ ۖ فَقَدْ كَذَّبْتُمْ فَسَوْفَ يَكُونُ لِزَامًا
Qul ma yaAAbao bikum rabbee lawladuAAaokum faqad kaththabtum fasawfa yakoonu lizama

Sahih International
 
Say, "What would my Lord care for you if not for your supplication?" For you [disbelievers] have denied, so your denial is going to be adherent.

Muhsin Khan
 
Say (O Muhammad SAW to the disbelievers): "My Lord pays attention to you only because of your invocation to Him. But now you have indeed denied (Him). So the torment will be yours for ever (inseparable permanent punishment)."

Pickthall
 
Say (O Muhammad, unto the disbelievers): My Lord would not concern Himself with you but for your prayer. But now ye have denied (the Truth), therefor there will be judgment.

Yusuf Ali
 
Say (to the Rejecters): "My Lord is not uneasy because of you if ye call not on Him: But ye have indeed rejected (Him), and soon will come the inevitable (punishment)!"

Shakir
 
Say: My Lord would not care for you were it not for your prayer; but you have indeed rejected (the truth), so that which shall cleave shall come.

Dr. Ghali
 
Say, (To the disbelievers)" In no way would my Lord care for you were it not for your invocation. Yet you have cried lies, so it (Punishment) will eventually be an imposition.





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