Al Hijr (The Rocky Tract)


1. Alif-Laaam-Raa; tilka Aayaatul Kitaabi wa Qur-aa-nim Mubeen


الر ۚ تِلْكَ آيَاتُ الْكِتَابِ وَقُرْآنٍ مُبِينٍ


A. L. R. These are the Ayats of Revelation,- of a Qur´an that makes things clear.


2. Rubamaa yawaddul lazeena kafaroo law kaanoo muslimeen


رُبَمَا يَوَدُّ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا لَوْ كَانُوا مُسْلِمِينَ


Again and again will those who disbelieve, wish that they had bowed (to Allah´s will) in Islam.


3. Zarhum yaakuloo wa yatamatta'oo wa yulhihimul amalu fasawfa ya'lamoon


ذَرْهُمْ يَأْكُلُوا وَيَتَمَتَّعُوا وَيُلْهِهِمُ الْأَمَلُ ۖ فَسَوْفَ يَعْلَمُونَ


Leave them alone, to enjoy (the good things of this life) and to please themselves: let (false) hope amuse them: soon will knowledge (undeceive them).


4. Wa maaa ahlaknaa min qaryatin illaa wa lahaa kitaabum ma'loom


وَمَا أَهْلَكْنَا مِنْ قَرْيَةٍ إِلَّا وَلَهَا كِتَابٌ مَعْلُومٌ


Never did We destroy a population that had not a term decreed and assigned beforehand.


5. Maa tasbiqu min ummatin ajalahaa wa maa yastaakhiroon


مَا تَسْبِقُ مِنْ أُمَّةٍ أَجَلَهَا وَمَا يَسْتَأْخِرُونَ


Neither can a people anticipate its term, nor delay it.


6. Wa qaaloo yaaa aiyuhal lazee nuzzila 'alaihiz Zikru innaka lamajnoon


وَقَالُوا يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِي نُزِّلَ عَلَيْهِ الذِّكْرُ إِنَّكَ لَمَجْنُونٌ


They say: "O thou to whom the Message is being revealed! truly thou art mad (or possessed)!


7. Law maa taateenaa bil malaaa'ikati in kunta minas saadiqeen


لَوْ مَا تَأْتِينَا بِالْمَلَائِكَةِ إِنْ كُنْتَ مِنَ الصَّادِقِينَ


"Why bringest thou not angels to us if it be that thou hast the Truth?"


8. Maa nunazzilul malaaa'i kata illaa bilhaqqi wa maa kaanooo izam munzareen


مَا نُنَزِّلُ الْمَلَائِكَةَ إِلَّا بِالْحَقِّ وَمَا كَانُوا إِذًا مُنْظَرِينَ


We send not the angels down except for just cause: if they came (to the ungodly), behold! no respite would they have!


9. Innaa Nahnu nazalnaz Zikra wa Innaa lahoo lahaa fizoon


إِنَّا نَحْنُ نَزَّلْنَا الذِّكْرَ وَإِنَّا لَهُ لَحَافِظُونَ


We have, without doubt, sent down the Message; and We will assuredly guard it (from corruption).


10. Wa laqad arsalnaa min qablika fee shiya'il awwaleen


وَلَقَدْ أَرْسَلْنَا مِنْ قَبْلِكَ فِي شِيَعِ الْأَوَّلِينَ


We did send messengers before thee amongst the religious sects of old:


11. Wa maa yaateehim mir Rasoolin illaa kaanoo bihee yastahzi'oon


وَمَا يَأْتِيهِمْ مِنْ رَسُولٍ إِلَّا كَانُوا بِهِ يَسْتَهْزِئُونَ


But never came a messenger to them but they mocked him.


12. kazaalika naslukuhoo fee quloobil mujrimeen


كَذَٰلِكَ نَسْلُكُهُ فِي قُلُوبِ الْمُجْرِمِينَ


Even so do we let it creep into the hearts of the sinners -


13. Laa yu'minoona bihee wa qad khalat sunnatul awwaleen


لَا يُؤْمِنُونَ بِهِ ۖ وَقَدْ خَلَتْ سُنَّةُ الْأَوَّلِينَ


That they should not believe in the (Message); but the ways of the ancients have passed away.


14. Wa law fatahnaa 'alaihim baabam minas samaaa'i fazaloo feehi ya'rujoon


وَلَوْ فَتَحْنَا عَلَيْهِمْ بَابًا مِنَ السَّمَاءِ فَظَلُّوا فِيهِ يَعْرُجُونَ


Even if We opened out to them a gate from heaven, and they were to continue (all day) ascending therein,


15. Laqaaloo innamaa sukkirat absaarunaa bal nahnu qawmum mashooroon (section 1)


لَقَالُوا إِنَّمَا سُكِّرَتْ أَبْصَارُنَا بَلْ نَحْنُ قَوْمٌ مَسْحُورُونَ


They would only say: "Our eyes have been intoxicated: Nay, we have been bewitched by sorcery."


16. Wa laqad ja'alnaa fissamaaa'i buroojanw wa zaiyannaahaa linnaazireen


وَلَقَدْ جَعَلْنَا فِي السَّمَاءِ بُرُوجًا وَزَيَّنَّاهَا لِلنَّاظِرِينَ


It is We Who have set out the zodiacal signs in the heavens, and made them fair-seeming to (all) beholders;


17. Wa hafiznaahaa min kulli Shaitaanir rajeem


وَحَفِظْنَاهَا مِنْ كُلِّ شَيْطَانٍ رَجِيمٍ


And (moreover) We have guarded them from every cursed devil:


18. Illaa manis taraqas sam'a fa atba'ahoo shihaabum mubeen


إِلَّا مَنِ اسْتَرَقَ السَّمْعَ فَأَتْبَعَهُ شِهَابٌ مُبِينٌ


But any that gains a hearing by stealth, is pursued by a flaming fire, bright (to see).


19. Wal arda madadnaahaa wa alqainaa feehaa rawaasiya wa ambatnaa feehaa min kulli shai'im mawzoon


وَالْأَرْضَ مَدَدْنَاهَا وَأَلْقَيْنَا فِيهَا رَوَاسِيَ وَأَنْبَتْنَا فِيهَا مِنْ كُلِّ شَيْءٍ مَوْزُونٍ


And the earth We have spread out (like a carpet); set thereon mountains firm and immovable; and produced therein all kinds of things in due balance.


20. Wa ja'alnaa lakum feehaa ma'aayisha wa mal lastum lahoo biraaziqeen


وَجَعَلْنَا لَكُمْ فِيهَا مَعَايِشَ وَمَنْ لَسْتُمْ لَهُ بِرَازِقِينَ


And We have provided therein means of subsistence,- for you and for those for whose sustenance ye are not responsible.


21. Wa im min shai'in illaa 'indanaa khazaaa 'inuhoo wa maa nunazziluhooo illaa biqadarim ma'loom


وَإِنْ مِنْ شَيْءٍ إِلَّا عِنْدَنَا خَزَائِنُهُ وَمَا نُنَزِّلُهُ إِلَّا بِقَدَرٍ مَعْلُومٍ


And there is not a thing but its (sources and) treasures (inexhaustible) are with Us; but We only send down thereof in due and ascertainable measures.


22. Wa arsalnar riyaaha la waaqiha fa anzalnaa minas samaaa'i maaa'an fa asqai naakumoohu wa maaa antum lahoo bikhaazineen


وَأَرْسَلْنَا الرِّيَاحَ لَوَاقِحَ فَأَنْزَلْنَا مِنَ السَّمَاءِ مَاءً فَأَسْقَيْنَاكُمُوهُ وَمَا أَنْتُمْ لَهُ بِخَازِنِينَ


And We send the fecundating winds, then cause the rain to descend from the sky, therewith providing you with water (in abundance), though ye are not the guardians of its stores.


23. Wa innnaa la nahnu nuhyee wa numeetu wa nahnul waarisoon


وَإِنَّا لَنَحْنُ نُحْيِي وَنُمِيتُ وَنَحْنُ الْوَارِثُونَ


And verily, it is We Who give life, and Who give death: it is We Who remain inheritors (after all else passes away).


24. Wa la qad 'alimnal mustaqdimeena minkum wa laqad 'alimnal mustaakhireen


وَلَقَدْ عَلِمْنَا الْمُسْتَقْدِمِينَ مِنْكُمْ وَلَقَدْ عَلِمْنَا الْمُسْتَأْخِرِينَ


To Us are known those of you who hasten forward, and those who lag behind.


25. Wa inna Rabbaka Huwa yahshuruhum; innahoo Hakeemun 'Aleem (section 2)


وَإِنَّ رَبَّكَ هُوَ يَحْشُرُهُمْ ۚ إِنَّهُ حَكِيمٌ عَلِيمٌ


Assuredly it is thy Lord Who will gather them together: for He is perfect in Wisdom and Knowledge.


26. Wa laqad khalaqnal insaana min salsaalim min hama im masnoon


وَلَقَدْ خَلَقْنَا الْإِنْسَانَ مِنْ صَلْصَالٍ مِنْ حَمَإٍ مَسْنُونٍ


We created man from sounding clay, from mud moulded into shape;


27. Waljaaanna khalaqnaahu min qablu min naaris samoom


وَالْجَانَّ خَلَقْنَاهُ مِنْ قَبْلُ مِنْ نَارِ السَّمُومِ


And the Jinn race, We had created before, from the fire of a scorching wind.


28. Wa iz qaala Rabbuka lilmalaaa' ikati innee khaaliqum basharam min salsaalim min hama im masnoon


وَإِذْ قَالَ رَبُّكَ لِلْمَلَائِكَةِ إِنِّي خَالِقٌ بَشَرًا مِنْ صَلْصَالٍ مِنْ حَمَإٍ مَسْنُونٍ


Behold! thy Lord said to the angels: "I am about to create man, from sounding clay from mud moulded into shape;


29. Fa izaa sawwaituhoo wa nafakhtu feehi mir roohee faqa'oo lahoo saajideen


فَإِذَا سَوَّيْتُهُ وَنَفَخْتُ فِيهِ مِنْ رُوحِي فَقَعُوا لَهُ سَاجِدِينَ


"When I have fashioned him (in due proportion) and breathed into him of My spirit, fall ye down in obeisance unto him."


30. Fasajadal malaaa'ikatu kulluhum ajma'oon


فَسَجَدَ الْمَلَائِكَةُ كُلُّهُمْ أَجْمَعُونَ


So the angels prostrated themselves, all of them together:


31. Illaaa ibleesa abaaa ai yakoona ma'as saajideen


إِلَّا إِبْلِيسَ أَبَىٰ أَنْ يَكُونَ مَعَ السَّاجِدِينَ


Not so Iblis: he refused to be among those who prostrated themselves.


32. Qaala yaaa Ibleesu maa laka allaa takoona ma'as saajideen


قَالَ يَا إِبْلِيسُ مَا لَكَ أَلَّا تَكُونَ مَعَ السَّاجِدِينَ


(Allah) said: "O Iblis! what is your reason for not being among those who prostrated themselves?"


33. Qaala lam akul li asjuda libasharin khalaqtahoo min salsaalim min hama im masnoon


قَالَ لَمْ أَكُنْ لِأَسْجُدَ لِبَشَرٍ خَلَقْتَهُ مِنْ صَلْصَالٍ مِنْ حَمَإٍ مَسْنُونٍ


(Iblis) said: "I am not one to prostrate myself to man, whom Thou didst create from sounding clay, from mud moulded into shape."


34. Qaala fakhruj minhaa fa innaka rajeem


قَالَ فَاخْرُجْ مِنْهَا فَإِنَّكَ رَجِيمٌ


(Allah) said: "Then get thee out from here; for thou art rejected, accursed.


35. Wa inna 'alaikal la'nata ilaa Yawmid Deen


وَإِنَّ عَلَيْكَ اللَّعْنَةَ إِلَىٰ يَوْمِ الدِّينِ


"And the curse shall be on thee till the day of Judgment."


36. Qaala Rabbi fa anzirneee ilaa Yawmi yub'asoon


قَالَ رَبِّ فَأَنْظِرْنِي إِلَىٰ يَوْمِ يُبْعَثُونَ


(Iblis) said: "O my Lord! give me then respite till the Day the (dead) are raised."


37. Qaala fa innaka minal munzareen


قَالَ فَإِنَّكَ مِنَ الْمُنْظَرِينَ


(Allah) said: "Respite is granted thee


38. Ilaa Yawmil waqtil ma'loom


إِلَىٰ يَوْمِ الْوَقْتِ الْمَعْلُومِ


"Till the Day of the Time appointed."


39. Qaala Rabbi bimaaa aghwaitanee la uzayyinaana lahum fil ardi wa la ughwiyan nahum ajma'een


قَالَ رَبِّ بِمَا أَغْوَيْتَنِي لَأُزَيِّنَنَّ لَهُمْ فِي الْأَرْضِ وَلَأُغْوِيَنَّهُمْ أَجْمَعِينَ


(Iblis) said: "O my Lord! because Thou hast put me in the wrong, I will make (wrong) fair-seeming to them on the earth, and I will put them all in the wrong,-


40. Illaa 'ibaadaka minhumul mukhlaseen


إِلَّا عِبَادَكَ مِنْهُمُ الْمُخْلَصِينَ


"Except Thy servants among them, sincere and purified (by Thy Grace)."


41. Qaala haaza Siraatun 'alaiya Mustaqeem


قَالَ هَٰذَا صِرَاطٌ عَلَيَّ مُسْتَقِيمٌ


(Allah) said: "This (way of My sincere servants) is indeed a way that leads straight to Me.


42. Inna 'ibaadee laisa laka 'alaihim sultaanun illaa manittaba'aka minal ghaaween


إِنَّ عِبَادِي لَيْسَ لَكَ عَلَيْهِمْ سُلْطَانٌ إِلَّا مَنِ اتَّبَعَكَ مِنَ الْغَاوِينَ


"For over My servants no authority shalt thou have, except such as put themselves in the wrong and follow thee."


43. Wa inna jahannama lamaw'iduhum ajma'een


وَإِنَّ جَهَنَّمَ لَمَوْعِدُهُمْ أَجْمَعِينَ


And verily, Hell is the promised abode for them all!


44. Lahaa sab'atu abwaab; likulli baabim minhum juz'um maqsoom (section 3)


لَهَا سَبْعَةُ أَبْوَابٍ لِكُلِّ بَابٍ مِنْهُمْ جُزْءٌ مَقْسُومٌ


To it are seven gates: for each of those gates is a (special) class (of sinners) assigned.


45. Innal muttaqeena fee Jannaatinw wa 'uyoon


إِنَّ الْمُتَّقِينَ فِي جَنَّاتٍ وَعُيُونٍ


The righteous (will be) amid gardens and fountains (of clear-flowing water).


46. Udkhuloohaa bisalaamin aamineen


ادْخُلُوهَا بِسَلَامٍ آمِنِينَ


(Their greeting will be): "Enter ye here in peace and security."


47. Wa naza'naa ma fee sudoorihim min ghillin ikhwaanan 'alaa sururim mutaqaabileen


وَنَزَعْنَا مَا فِي صُدُورِهِمْ مِنْ غِلٍّ إِخْوَانًا عَلَىٰ سُرُرٍ مُتَقَابِلِينَ


And We shall remove from their hearts any lurking sense of injury: (they will be) brothers (joyfully) facing each other on thrones (of dignity).


48. Laa yamas suhum feehaa nasabunw wa maa hum minhaa bimukhrajeen


لَا يَمَسُّهُمْ فِيهَا نَصَبٌ وَمَا هُمْ مِنْهَا بِمُخْرَجِينَ


There no sense of fatigue shall touch them, nor shall they (ever) be asked to leave.


49. Nabbi' 'ibaadeee annneee anal Ghafoorur Raheem


نَبِّئْ عِبَادِي أَنِّي أَنَا الْغَفُورُ الرَّحِيمُ


Tell My servants that I am indeed the Oft-forgiving, Most Merciful;


50. Wa anna 'azaabee huwal 'azaabul aleem


وَأَنَّ عَذَابِي هُوَ الْعَذَابُ الْأَلِيمُ


And that My Penalty will be indeed the most grievous Penalty.


51. Wa nabbi'hum 'an daifi Ibraaheem


وَنَبِّئْهُمْ عَنْ ضَيْفِ إِبْرَاهِيمَ


Tell them about the guests of Abraham.


52. Iz dakhaloo 'alaihi faqaaloo salaaman qaala innaa minkum wajiloon


إِذْ دَخَلُوا عَلَيْهِ فَقَالُوا سَلَامًا قَالَ إِنَّا مِنْكُمْ وَجِلُونَ


When they entered his presence and said, "Peace!" He said, "We feel afraid of you!"


53. Qaaloo la tawjal innaa nubashshiruka bighulaamin 'aleem


قَالُوا لَا تَوْجَلْ إِنَّا نُبَشِّرُكَ بِغُلَامٍ عَلِيمٍ


They said: "Fear not! We give thee glad tidings of a son endowed with wisdom."


54. Qaala abashshartumoonee 'alaaa am massaniyal kibaru fabima tubashshiroon


قَالَ أَبَشَّرْتُمُونِي عَلَىٰ أَنْ مَسَّنِيَ الْكِبَرُ فَبِمَ تُبَشِّرُونَ


He said: "Do ye give me glad tidings that old age has seized me? Of what, then, is your good news?"


55. Qaaloo bashsharnaaka bilhaqqi falaa takum minal qaaniteen


قَالُوا بَشَّرْنَاكَ بِالْحَقِّ فَلَا تَكُنْ مِنَ الْقَانِطِينَ


They said: "We give thee glad tidings in truth: be not then in despair!"


56. Qaala wa mai yaqnatu mir rahmati Rabbiheee illad daaaloon


قَالَ وَمَنْ يَقْنَطُ مِنْ رَحْمَةِ رَبِّهِ إِلَّا الضَّالُّونَ


He said: "And who despairs of the mercy of his Lord, but such as go astray?"


57. Qaala famaa khatbukum aiyuhal mursaloon


قَالَ فَمَا خَطْبُكُمْ أَيُّهَا الْمُرْسَلُونَ


Abraham said: "What then is the business on which ye (have come), O ye messengers (of Allah)?"


58. Qaaloo innaaa ursilnaaa ilaa qawmim mujrimeen


قَالُوا إِنَّا أُرْسِلْنَا إِلَىٰ قَوْمٍ مُجْرِمِينَ


They said: "We have been sent to a people (deep) in sin,


59. Illaaa Aala Loot; innaa lamunajjoohum ajma'een


إِلَّا آلَ لُوطٍ إِنَّا لَمُنَجُّوهُمْ أَجْمَعِينَ


"Excepting the adherents of Lut: them we are certainly (charged) to save (from harm),- All -


60. Illam ra atahoo qaddarnaaa innahaa laminal ghaabireen (section 4)


إِلَّا امْرَأَتَهُ قَدَّرْنَا ۙ إِنَّهَا لَمِنَ الْغَابِرِينَ


"Except his wife, who, We have ascertained, will be among those who will lag behind."


61. Falamma jaaa'a Aala Lootinil mursaloon


فَلَمَّا جَاءَ آلَ لُوطٍ الْمُرْسَلُونَ


At length when the messengers arrived among the adherents of Lut,


62. Qaala innakum qawmum munkaroon


قَالَ إِنَّكُمْ قَوْمٌ مُنْكَرُونَ


He said: "Ye appear to be uncommon folk."


63. Qaaloo bal ji'naaka bimaa kaanoo feehi yamtaroon


قَالُوا بَلْ جِئْنَاكَ بِمَا كَانُوا فِيهِ يَمْتَرُونَ


They said: "Yea, we have come to thee to accomplish that of which they doubt.


64. Wa atainaaka bilhaqqi wa innaa lasaadiqoon


وَأَتَيْنَاكَ بِالْحَقِّ وَإِنَّا لَصَادِقُونَ


"We have brought to thee that which is inevitably due, and assuredly we tell the truth.


65. Fa asri bi ahlika biqit'im minal laili wattabi' adbaarahum wa laa yaltafit minkum ahadunw wamdoo haisu tu'maroon


فَأَسْرِ بِأَهْلِكَ بِقِطْعٍ مِنَ اللَّيْلِ وَاتَّبِعْ أَدْبَارَهُمْ وَلَا يَلْتَفِتْ مِنْكُمْ أَحَدٌ وَامْضُوا حَيْثُ تُؤْمَرُونَ


"Then travel by night with thy household, when a portion of the night (yet remains), and do thou bring up the rear: let no one amongst you look back, but pass on whither ye are ordered."


66. Wa qadainaaa ilaihi zaalikal amra anna daabira haaa'ulaaa'i maqtoo'um musbiheen


وَقَضَيْنَا إِلَيْهِ ذَٰلِكَ الْأَمْرَ أَنَّ دَابِرَ هَٰؤُلَاءِ مَقْطُوعٌ مُصْبِحِينَ


And We made known this decree to him, that the last remnants of those (sinners) should be cut off by the morning.


67. Wa jaaa'a ahlul madeenati yastabshiroon


وَجَاءَ أَهْلُ الْمَدِينَةِ يَسْتَبْشِرُونَ


The inhabitants of the city came in (mad) joy (at news of the young men).


68. Qaala inna haaa'ulaaa'i daifee falaa tafdahoon


قَالَ إِنَّ هَٰؤُلَاءِ ضَيْفِي فَلَا تَفْضَحُونِ


Lut said: "These are my guests: disgrace me not:


69. Wattaqul laaha wa laa tukhzoon


وَاتَّقُوا اللَّهَ وَلَا تُخْزُونِ


"But fear Allah, and shame me not."


70. Qaalooo awalam nanhaka 'anil 'aalameen


قَالُوا أَوَلَمْ نَنْهَكَ عَنِ الْعَالَمِينَ


They said: "Did we not forbid thee (to speak) for all and sundry?"


71. Qaala haaa'ulaaa'i banaateee in kuntum faa'ileen


قَالَ هَٰؤُلَاءِ بَنَاتِي إِنْ كُنْتُمْ فَاعِلِينَ


He said: "There are my daughters (to marry), if ye must act (so)."


72. La'amruka innahum lafee sakratihim ya'mahoon


لَعَمْرُكَ إِنَّهُمْ لَفِي سَكْرَتِهِمْ يَعْمَهُونَ


Verily, by thy life (O Prophet), in their wild intoxication, they wander in distraction, to and fro.


73. Fa akhazat humus saihatu mushriqeen


فَأَخَذَتْهُمُ الصَّيْحَةُ مُشْرِقِينَ


But the (mighty) Blast overtook them before morning,


74. Faja'alnaa 'aaliyahaa saafilahaa wa amtarnaa 'alaihim hijaaratam min sijjeel


فَجَعَلْنَا عَالِيَهَا سَافِلَهَا وَأَمْطَرْنَا عَلَيْهِمْ حِجَارَةً مِنْ سِجِّيلٍ


And We turned (the cities) upside down, and rained down on them brimstones hard as baked clay.


75. Inna fee zaalika la Aayaatil lilmutawassimeen


إِنَّ فِي ذَٰلِكَ لَآيَاتٍ لِلْمُتَوَسِّمِينَ


Behold! in this are Signs for those who by tokens do understand.


76. Wa innahaa labi sabeelim muqeem


وَإِنَّهَا لَبِسَبِيلٍ مُقِيمٍ


And the (cities were) right on the high-road.


77. Inna fee zaalika la Aayatal lilmu'mineen


إِنَّ فِي ذَٰلِكَ لَآيَةً لِلْمُؤْمِنِينَ


Behold! in this is a sign for those who believed.


78. Wa in kaana Ashaabul Aikati lazaalimeen


وَإِنْ كَانَ أَصْحَابُ الْأَيْكَةِ لَظَالِمِينَ


And the Companions of the Wood were also wrong-doers;


79. Fantaqamnaa minhum wa innahumaa labi imaamim mubeen (section 5)


فَانْتَقَمْنَا مِنْهُمْ وَإِنَّهُمَا لَبِإِمَامٍ مُبِينٍ


So We exacted retribution from them. They were both on an open highway, plain to see.


80. Wa laqad kazzaba ashaabul Hijril mursaleen


وَلَقَدْ كَذَّبَ أَصْحَابُ الْحِجْرِ الْمُرْسَلِينَ


The Companions of the Rocky Tract also rejected the messengers:


81. Wa aatainaahum Aayaatinaa fakaanoo 'anhaa mu'rideen


وَآتَيْنَاهُمْ آيَاتِنَا فَكَانُوا عَنْهَا مُعْرِضِينَ


We sent them Our Signs, but they persisted in turning away from them.


82. Wa kaanoo yanhitoona minal jibaali buyootan aamineen


وَكَانُوا يَنْحِتُونَ مِنَ الْجِبَالِ بُيُوتًا آمِنِينَ


Out of the mountains did they hew (their) edifices, (feeling themselves) secure.


83. Fa akhazat humus saihatu musbiheen


فَأَخَذَتْهُمُ الصَّيْحَةُ مُصْبِحِينَ


But the (mighty) Blast seized them of a morning,


84. Famaaa aghnaa 'anhum maa kaanoo yaksiboon


فَمَا أَغْنَىٰ عَنْهُمْ مَا كَانُوا يَكْسِبُونَ


And of no avail to them was all that they did (with such art and care)!


85. Wa maa khalaqnas samaawaati wal arda wa maa bainahumaaa illaa bilhaqq; wa innas Saa'ata la aatiyatun fasfahis safhal jameel


وَمَا خَلَقْنَا السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضَ وَمَا بَيْنَهُمَا إِلَّا بِالْحَقِّ ۗ وَإِنَّ السَّاعَةَ لَآتِيَةٌ ۖ فَاصْفَحِ الصَّفْحَ الْجَمِيلَ


We created not the heavens, the earth, and all between them, but for just ends. And the Hour is surely coming (when this will be manifest). So overlook (any human faults) with gracious forgiveness.


86. Inna Rabbaka Huwal khallaaqul 'aleem


إِنَّ رَبَّكَ هُوَ الْخَلَّاقُ الْعَلِيمُ


For verily it is thy Lord who is the Master-Creator, knowing all things.


87. Wa laqad aatainaaka sab'am minal masaanee wal Qur-aanal 'Azeem


وَلَقَدْ آتَيْنَاكَ سَبْعًا مِنَ الْمَثَانِي وَالْقُرْآنَ الْعَظِيمَ


And We have bestowed upon thee the Seven Oft-repeated (verses) and the Grand Qur´an.


88. Laa tamuddanna 'ainaika ilaa maa matta 'naa biheee azwaajam minhum wa laa tahzan 'alaihim wakhfid janaahaka lilmu 'mineen


لَا تَمُدَّنَّ عَيْنَيْكَ إِلَىٰ مَا مَتَّعْنَا بِهِ أَزْوَاجًا مِنْهُمْ وَلَا تَحْزَنْ عَلَيْهِمْ وَاخْفِضْ جَنَاحَكَ لِلْمُؤْمِنِينَ


Strain not thine eyes. (Wistfully) at what We have bestowed on certain classes of them, nor grieve over them: but lower thy wing (in gentleness) to the believers.


89. Wa qul inneee anan nazeerul mubeen


وَقُلْ إِنِّي أَنَا النَّذِيرُ الْمُبِينُ


And say: "I am indeed he that warneth openly and without ambiguity,"-


90. Kamaaa anzalnaa 'alal muqtasimeen


كَمَا أَنْزَلْنَا عَلَى الْمُقْتَسِمِينَ


(Of just such wrath) as We sent down on those who divided (Scripture into arbitrary parts),-


91. Allazeena ja'alul Quraana'ideen


الَّذِينَ جَعَلُوا الْقُرْآنَ عِضِينَ


(So also on such) as have made Qur´an into shreds (as they please).


92. Fawa Rabbika lanas'a lannahum ajma'een


فَوَرَبِّكَ لَنَسْأَلَنَّهُمْ أَجْمَعِينَ


Therefore, by the Lord, We will, of a surety, call them to account,


93. 'Ammaa kaanoo ya'maloon


عَمَّا كَانُوا يَعْمَلُونَ


For all their deeds.


94. Fasda' bimaa tu'maru wa a'rid anil mushrikeen


فَاصْدَعْ بِمَا تُؤْمَرُ وَأَعْرِضْ عَنِ الْمُشْرِكِينَ


Therefore expound openly what thou art commanded, and turn away from those who join false gods with Allah.


95. Innaa kafainaakal mustahzi'een


إِنَّا كَفَيْنَاكَ الْمُسْتَهْزِئِينَ


For sufficient are We unto thee against those who scoff,-


96. Allazeena yaj'aloona ma'al laahi ilaahan aakhar; fasawfa ya'lamoon


الَّذِينَ يَجْعَلُونَ مَعَ اللَّهِ إِلَٰهًا آخَرَ ۚ فَسَوْفَ يَعْلَمُونَ


Those who adopt, with Allah, another god: but soon will they come to know.


97. Wa laqad na'lamu annaka yadeequ sadruka bimaa yaqooloon


وَلَقَدْ نَعْلَمُ أَنَّكَ يَضِيقُ صَدْرُكَ بِمَا يَقُولُونَ


We do indeed know how thy heart is distressed at what they say.


98. Fasbbih bihamdi Rabbika wa kum minas saajideen


فَسَبِّحْ بِحَمْدِ رَبِّكَ وَكُنْ مِنَ السَّاجِدِينَ


But celebrate the praises of thy Lord, and be of those who prostrate themselves in adoration.


99. Wa'bud Rabbaka hattaa yaatiyakal yaqeen (section 6)


وَاعْبُدْ رَبَّكَ حَتَّىٰ يَأْتِيَكَ الْيَقِينُ


And serve thy Lord until there come unto thee the Hour that is Certain.