As Saffat (Those who set the Ranks)

1. Wassaaaffaati saffaa


وَالصَّافَّاتِ صَفًّا


By those who range themselves in ranks,


2. Fazzaajiraati zajraa


فَالزَّاجِرَاتِ زَجْرًا


And so are strong in repelling (evil),


3. Fattaaliyaati Zikra


فَالتَّالِيَاتِ ذِكْرًا


And thus proclaim the Message (of Allah)!


4. Inna Illaahakum la Waahid


إِنَّ إِلَٰهَكُمْ لَوَاحِدٌ


Verily, verily, your Allah is one!-


5. Rabbus samaawaati wal ardi wa maa bainahumaa wa Rabbul mashaariq


رَبُّ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ وَمَا بَيْنَهُمَا وَرَبُّ الْمَشَارِقِ


Lord of the heavens and of the earth and all between them, and Lord of every point at the rising of the sun!


6. Innaa zaiyannas samaaa 'ad dunyaa bizeenatinil kawaakib


إِنَّا زَيَّنَّا السَّمَاءَ الدُّنْيَا بِزِينَةٍ الْكَوَاكِبِ


We have indeed decked the lower heaven with beauty (in) the stars,-


7. Wa hifzam min kulli Shaitaanim maarid


وَحِفْظًا مِنْ كُلِّ شَيْطَانٍ مَارِدٍ


(For beauty) and for guard against all obstinate rebellious evil spirits,


8. Laa yassamma 'oona ilal mala 'il a'alaa wa yuqzafoona min kulli jaanib


لَا يَسَّمَّعُونَ إِلَى الْمَلَإِ الْأَعْلَىٰ وَيُقْذَفُونَ مِنْ كُلِّ جَانِبٍ


(So) they should not strain their ears in the direction of the Exalted Assembly but be cast away from every side,


9. Duhooranw wa lahum 'azaabunw waasib


دُحُورًا ۖ وَلَهُمْ عَذَابٌ وَاصِبٌ


Repulsed, for they are under a perpetual penalty,


10. Illaa man khatifal khatfata fa atba'ahoo shihaabun saaqib


إِلَّا مَنْ خَطِفَ الْخَطْفَةَ فَأَتْبَعَهُ شِهَابٌ ثَاقِبٌ


Except such as snatch away something by stealth, and they are pursued by a flaming fire, of piercing brightness.


11. Fastaftihim ahum ashaddu khalqan am man khalaqnaa; innaa khalaqnaahum min teenil laazib


فَاسْتَفْتِهِمْ أَهُمْ أَشَدُّ خَلْقًا أَمْ مَنْ خَلَقْنَا ۚ إِنَّا خَلَقْنَاهُمْ مِنْ طِينٍ لَازِبٍ


Just ask their opinion: are they the more difficult to create, or the (other) beings We have created? Them have We created out of a sticky clay!


12. Bal'ajibta wa yaskharoon


بَلْ عَجِبْتَ وَيَسْخَرُونَ


Truly dost thou marvel, while they ridicule,


13. Wa izaa zukkiroo laa yazkuroon


وَإِذَا ذُكِّرُوا لَا يَذْكُرُونَ


And, when they are admonished, pay no heed,-


14. Wa izaa ra aw Aayatany yastaskhiroon


وَإِذَا رَأَوْا آيَةً يَسْتَسْخِرُونَ


And, when they see a Sign, turn it to mockery,


15. Wa qaalooo in haazaa illaa sihrum mubeen


وَقَالُوا إِنْ هَٰذَا إِلَّا سِحْرٌ مُبِينٌ


And say, "This is nothing but evident sorcery!


16. 'A-izaa mitnaa wa kunnaa turaabanw wa 'izaaman 'a innaa lamab'oosoon


أَإِذَا مِتْنَا وَكُنَّا تُرَابًا وَعِظَامًا أَإِنَّا لَمَبْعُوثُونَ


"What! when we die, and become dust and bones, shall we (then) be raised up (again)


17. Awa aabaa'unal awwaloon


أَوَآبَاؤُنَا الْأَوَّلُونَ


"And also our fathers of old?"


18. Qul na'am wa antum daakhiroon


قُلْ نَعَمْ وَأَنْتُمْ دَاخِرُونَ


Say thou: "Yea, and ye shall then be humiliated (on account of your evil)."


19. Fa innamaa hiya zajra tunw waahidatun fa izaa hum yanzuroon


فَإِنَّمَا هِيَ زَجْرَةٌ وَاحِدَةٌ فَإِذَا هُمْ يَنْظُرُونَ


Then it will be a single (compelling) cry; and behold, they will begin to see!


20. Wa qaaloo yaa wailanaa haazaa Yawmud-Deen


وَقَالُوا يَا وَيْلَنَا هَٰذَا يَوْمُ الدِّينِ


They will say, "Ah! Woe to us! This is the Day of Judgment!"


21. Haazaa Yawmul Faslil lazee kuntum bihee tukaziboon (section 1)


هَٰذَا يَوْمُ الْفَصْلِ الَّذِي كُنْتُمْ بِهِ تُكَذِّبُونَ


(A voice will say,) "This is the Day of Sorting Out, whose truth ye (once) denied!"


22. Uhshurul lazeena zalamoo wa azwaajahum wa maa kaanoo ya'budoon


احْشُرُوا الَّذِينَ ظَلَمُوا وَأَزْوَاجَهُمْ وَمَا كَانُوا يَعْبُدُونَ


"Bring ye up", it shall be said, "The wrong-doers and their wives, and the things they worshipped-


23. Min doonil laahi fahdoohum ilaa siraatil Jaheem


مِنْ دُونِ اللَّهِ فَاهْدُوهُمْ إِلَىٰ صِرَاطِ الْجَحِيمِ


"Besides Allah, and lead them to the Way to the (Fierce) Fire!


24. Wa qifoohum innahum mas'ooloon


وَقِفُوهُمْ ۖ إِنَّهُمْ مَسْئُولُونَ


"But stop them, for they must be asked:


25. Maa lakum laa tanaasaroon


مَا لَكُمْ لَا تَنَاصَرُونَ


"´What is the matter with you that ye help not each other?´"


26. Bal humul Yawma mustaslimoon


بَلْ هُمُ الْيَوْمَ مُسْتَسْلِمُونَ


Nay, but that day they shall submit (to Judgment);


27. Wa aqbala ba'duhum 'alaa ba'diny yatasaaa'aloon


وَأَقْبَلَ بَعْضُهُمْ عَلَىٰ بَعْضٍ يَتَسَاءَلُونَ


And they will turn to one another, and question one another.


28. Qaalooo innakum kuntum taatoonanaa 'anil yameen


قَالُوا إِنَّكُمْ كُنْتُمْ تَأْتُونَنَا عَنِ الْيَمِينِ


They will say: "It was ye who used to come to us from the right hand (of power and authority)!"


29. Qaaloo bal lam takoonoo mu'mineen


قَالُوا بَلْ لَمْ تَكُونُوا مُؤْمِنِينَ


They will reply: "Nay, ye yourselves had no Faith!


30. Wa maa kaana lanaa 'alaikum min sultaanim bal kuntum qawman taagheen


وَمَا كَانَ لَنَا عَلَيْكُمْ مِنْ سُلْطَانٍ ۖ بَلْ كُنْتُمْ قَوْمًا طَاغِينَ


"Nor had we any authority over you. Nay, it was ye who were a people in obstinate rebellion!


31. Fahaqqa 'alainaa qawlu Rabbinaaa innaa lazaaa'iqoon


فَحَقَّ عَلَيْنَا قَوْلُ رَبِّنَا ۖ إِنَّا لَذَائِقُونَ


"So now has been proved true, against us, the word of our Lord that we shall indeed (have to) taste (the punishment of our sins).


32. Fa aghwainaakum innaa kunnaa ghaaween


فَأَغْوَيْنَاكُمْ إِنَّا كُنَّا غَاوِينَ


"We led you astray: for truly we were ourselves astray."


33. Fa innahum Yawma'izin fil'azaabi mushtarikoon


فَإِنَّهُمْ يَوْمَئِذٍ فِي الْعَذَابِ مُشْتَرِكُونَ


Truly, that Day, they will (all) share in the Penalty.


34. Innaa kazaalika naf'alu bil mujrimeen


إِنَّا كَذَٰلِكَ نَفْعَلُ بِالْمُجْرِمِينَ


Verily that is how We shall deal with Sinners.


35. Innahum kaanooo izaa qeela lahum laaa ilaaha illal laahu yastakbiroon


إِنَّهُمْ كَانُوا إِذَا قِيلَ لَهُمْ لَا إِلَٰهَ إِلَّا اللَّهُ يَسْتَكْبِرُونَ


For they, when they were told that there is no god except Allah, would puff themselves up with Pride,


36. Wa yaqooloona a'innaa lataarikooo aalihatinaa lishaa'irim majnoon


وَيَقُولُونَ أَئِنَّا لَتَارِكُو آلِهَتِنَا لِشَاعِرٍ مَجْنُونٍ


And say: "What! shall we give up our gods for the sake of a Poet possessed?"


37. bal jaaa'a bilhaqqi wa saddaqal mursaleen


بَلْ جَاءَ بِالْحَقِّ وَصَدَّقَ الْمُرْسَلِينَ


Nay! he has come with the (very) Truth, and he confirms (the Message of) the messengers (before him).


38. Innakum lazaaa'iqul 'azaabil aleem


إِنَّكُمْ لَذَائِقُو الْعَذَابِ الْأَلِيمِ


Ye shall indeed taste of the Grievous Penalty;-


39. Wa maa tujzawna illaa maa kuntum ta'maloon


وَمَا تُجْزَوْنَ إِلَّا مَا كُنْتُمْ تَعْمَلُونَ


But it will be no more than the retribution of (the Evil) that ye have wrought;-


40. Illaa 'ibaadal laahil mukhlaseen


إِلَّا عِبَادَ اللَّهِ الْمُخْلَصِينَ


But the sincere (and devoted) Servants of Allah,-


41. Ulaaa'ika lahum rizqum ma'loom


أُولَٰئِكَ لَهُمْ رِزْقٌ مَعْلُومٌ


For them is a Sustenance determined,


42. Fa waakihu wa hum mukramoon


فَوَاكِهُ ۖ وَهُمْ مُكْرَمُونَ


Fruits (Delights); and they (shall enjoy) honour and dignity,


43. Fee jannaatin Na'eem


فِي جَنَّاتِ النَّعِيمِ


In Gardens of Felicity,


44. 'Alaa sururim mutaqaa bileen


عَلَىٰ سُرُرٍ مُتَقَابِلِينَ


Facing each other on Thrones (of Dignity):


45. Yutaafu 'alaihim bikaasim mim ma'een


يُطَافُ عَلَيْهِمْ بِكَأْسٍ مِنْ مَعِينٍ


Round will be passed to them a Cup from a clear-flowing fountain,


46. Baidaaa'a laz zatil lish shaaribeen


بَيْضَاءَ لَذَّةٍ لِلشَّارِبِينَ


Crystal-white, of a taste delicious to those who drink (thereof),


47. Laa feehaa ghawlunw wa laa hum 'anhaa yunzafoon


لَا فِيهَا غَوْلٌ وَلَا هُمْ عَنْهَا يُنْزَفُونَ


Free from headiness; nor will they suffer intoxication therefrom.


48. Wa 'indahum qaasiraatut tarfi 'een


وَعِنْدَهُمْ قَاصِرَاتُ الطَّرْفِ عِينٌ


And besides them will be chaste women, restraining their glances, with big eyes (of wonder and beauty).


49. Ka annahunna baidum maknoon


كَأَنَّهُنَّ بَيْضٌ مَكْنُونٌ


As if they were (delicate) eggs closely guarded.


50. Fa aqbala ba'duhum 'alaa badiny yatasaaa 'aloon


فَأَقْبَلَ بَعْضُهُمْ عَلَىٰ بَعْضٍ يَتَسَاءَلُونَ


Then they will turn to one another and question one another.


51. Qaala qaaa'ilum minhum innee kaana lee qareen


قَالَ قَائِلٌ مِنْهُمْ إِنِّي كَانَ لِي قَرِينٌ


One of them will start the talk and say: "I had an intimate companion (on the earth),


52. Yaqoolu 'a innaka laminal musaddiqeen


يَقُولُ أَإِنَّكَ لَمِنَ الْمُصَدِّقِينَ


"Who used to say, ´what! art thou amongst those who bear witness to the Truth (of the Message)?


53. 'A-izaa mitnaa wa kunnaa turaabanw wa 'izaaman 'a innaa lamadeenoon


أَإِذَا مِتْنَا وَكُنَّا تُرَابًا وَعِظَامًا أَإِنَّا لَمَدِينُونَ


"´When we die and become dust and bones, shall we indeed receive rewards and punishments?´"


54. Qaala hal antum muttali'oon


قَالَ هَلْ أَنْتُمْ مُطَّلِعُونَ


(A voice) said: "Would ye like to look down?"


55. Fattala'a fara aahu fee sawaaa'il Jaheem


فَاطَّلَعَ فَرَآهُ فِي سَوَاءِ الْجَحِيمِ


He looked down and saw him in the midst of the Fire.


56. Qaala tallaahi in kitta laturdeen


قَالَ تَاللَّهِ إِنْ كِدْتَ لَتُرْدِينِ


He said: "By Allah! thou wast little short of bringing me to perdition!


57. Wa law laa ni'matu Rabbee lakuntu minal muhdareen


وَلَوْلَا نِعْمَةُ رَبِّي لَكُنْتُ مِنَ الْمُحْضَرِينَ


"Had it not been for the Grace of my Lord, I should certainly have been among those brought (there)!


58. Afamaa nahnu bimaiyiteen


أَفَمَا نَحْنُ بِمَيِّتِينَ


"Is it (the case) that we shall not die,


59. Illa mawtatanal oola wa maa nahnu bimu'azzabeen


إِلَّا مَوْتَتَنَا الْأُولَىٰ وَمَا نَحْنُ بِمُعَذَّبِينَ


"Except our first death, and that we shall not be punished?"


60. Inna haazaa lahuwal fawzul 'azeem


إِنَّ هَٰذَا لَهُوَ الْفَوْزُ الْعَظِيمُ


Verily this is the supreme achievement!


61. Limisli haaza falya'ma lil 'aamiloon


لِمِثْلِ هَٰذَا فَلْيَعْمَلِ الْعَامِلُونَ


For the like of this let all strive, who wish to strive.


62. Azaalika khairun nuzulan am shajaratuz Zaqqoom


أَذَٰلِكَ خَيْرٌ نُزُلًا أَمْ شَجَرَةُ الزَّقُّومِ


Is that the better entertainment or the Tree of Zaqqum?


63. Innaa ja'alnaahaa fitnatal lizzaalimeen


إِنَّا جَعَلْنَاهَا فِتْنَةً لِلظَّالِمِينَ


For We have truly made it (as) a trial for the wrong-doers.


64. Innahaa shajaratun takhruju feee aslil Jaheem


إِنَّهَا شَجَرَةٌ تَخْرُجُ فِي أَصْلِ الْجَحِيمِ


For it is a tree that springs out of the bottom of Hell-Fire:


65. Tal'uhaa ka annahoo ru'oosush Shayaateen


طَلْعُهَا كَأَنَّهُ رُءُوسُ الشَّيَاطِينِ


The shoots of its fruit-stalks are like the heads of devils:


66. Fa innahum la aakiloona minhaa famaali'oona minhal butoon


فَإِنَّهُمْ لَآكِلُونَ مِنْهَا فَمَالِئُونَ مِنْهَا الْبُطُونَ


Truly they will eat thereof and fill their bellies therewith.


67. Summa inna lahum 'alaihaa lashawbam min hameem


ثُمَّ إِنَّ لَهُمْ عَلَيْهَا لَشَوْبًا مِنْ حَمِيمٍ


Then on top of that they will be given a mixture made of boiling water.


68. Summa inna marji'ahum la ilal Jaheem


ثُمَّ إِنَّ مَرْجِعَهُمْ لَإِلَى الْجَحِيمِ


Then shall their return be to the (Blazing) Fire.


69. Innahum alfaw aabaaa'ahum daaalleen


إِنَّهُمْ أَلْفَوْا آبَاءَهُمْ ضَالِّينَ


Truly they found their fathers on the wrong Path;


70. Fahum 'alaa aasaarihim yuhra'oon


فَهُمْ عَلَىٰ آثَارِهِمْ يُهْرَعُونَ


So they (too) were rushed down on their footsteps!


71. Wa laqad dalla qablahum aksarul awwaleen


وَلَقَدْ ضَلَّ قَبْلَهُمْ أَكْثَرُ الْأَوَّلِينَ


And truly before them, many of the ancients went astray;-


72. Wa laqad arsalnaa feehim munzireen


وَلَقَدْ أَرْسَلْنَا فِيهِمْ مُنْذِرِينَ


But We sent aforetime, among them, (messengers) to admonish them;-


73. Fanzur kaifa kaana 'aaqibatul munzareen


فَانْظُرْ كَيْفَ كَانَ عَاقِبَةُ الْمُنْذَرِينَ


Then see what was the end of those who were admonished (but heeded not),-


74. Illaa 'ibaadal laahil mukhlaseen (section 2)


إِلَّا عِبَادَ اللَّهِ الْمُخْلَصِينَ


Except the sincere (and devoted) Servants of Allah.


75. Wa laqad naadaanaa Noohun falani'mal mujeeboon


وَلَقَدْ نَادَانَا نُوحٌ فَلَنِعْمَ الْمُجِيبُونَ


(In the days of old), Noah cried to Us, and We are the best to hear prayer.


76. Wa najjainaahu wa ahlahoo minal karbil 'azeem


وَنَجَّيْنَاهُ وَأَهْلَهُ مِنَ الْكَرْبِ الْعَظِيمِ


And We delivered him and his people from the Great Calamity,


77. Wa ja'alnaa zurriyyatahoo hummul baaqeen


وَجَعَلْنَا ذُرِّيَّتَهُ هُمُ الْبَاقِينَ


And made his progeny to endure (on this earth);


78. Wa taraknaa 'alaihi fil aakhireen


وَتَرَكْنَا عَلَيْهِ فِي الْآخِرِينَ


And We left (this blessing) for him among generations to come in later times:


79. Salaamun 'alaa Noohin fil 'aalameen


سَلَامٌ عَلَىٰ نُوحٍ فِي الْعَالَمِينَ


"Peace and salutation to Noah among the nations!"


80. Innaa kazaalika najzil muhsineen


إِنَّا كَذَٰلِكَ نَجْزِي الْمُحْسِنِينَ


Thus indeed do we reward those who do right.


81. Innahoo min 'ibaadinal mu'mineen


إِنَّهُ مِنْ عِبَادِنَا الْمُؤْمِنِينَ


For he was one of our believing Servants.


82. Summa aghraqnal aakhareen


ثُمَّ أَغْرَقْنَا الْآخَرِينَ


Then the rest we overwhelmed in the Flood.


83. Wa inna min shee'atihee la Ibraaheem


وَإِنَّ مِنْ شِيعَتِهِ لَإِبْرَاهِيمَ


Verily among those who followed his Way was Abraham.


84. Iz jaaa'a Rabbahoo bi qalbin saleem


إِذْ جَاءَ رَبَّهُ بِقَلْبٍ سَلِيمٍ


Behold! he approached his Lord with a sound heart.


85. Iz qaala li abeehi wa qawmihee maazaa ta'budoon


إِذْ قَالَ لِأَبِيهِ وَقَوْمِهِ مَاذَا تَعْبُدُونَ


Behold! he said to his father and to his people, "What is that which ye worship?


86. A'ifkan aalihatan doonal laahi tureedoon


أَئِفْكًا آلِهَةً دُونَ اللَّهِ تُرِيدُونَ


"Is it a falsehood- gods other than Allah- that ye desire?


87. Famaa zannukum bi Rabbil'aalameen


فَمَا ظَنُّكُمْ بِرَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ


"Then what is your idea about the Lord of the worlds?"


88. Fanazara nazratan finnujoom


فَنَظَرَ نَظْرَةً فِي النُّجُومِ


Then did he cast a glance at the Stars.


89. Faqaala innee saqeem


فَقَالَ إِنِّي سَقِيمٌ


And he said, "I am indeed sick (at heart)!"


90. Fatawallaw 'anhu mudbireen


فَتَوَلَّوْا عَنْهُ مُدْبِرِينَ


So they turned away from him, and departed.


91. Faraagha ilaaa aalihatihim faqaala alaa taakuloon


فَرَاغَ إِلَىٰ آلِهَتِهِمْ فَقَالَ أَلَا تَأْكُلُونَ


Then did he turn to their gods and said, "will ye not eat (of the offerings before you)?...


92. Maa lakum laa tantiqoon


مَا لَكُمْ لَا تَنْطِقُونَ


"What is the matter with you that ye speak not (intelligently)?"


93. Faraagha 'alaihim darbam bilyameen


فَرَاغَ عَلَيْهِمْ ضَرْبًا بِالْيَمِينِ


Then did he turn upon them, striking (them) with the right hand.


94. Fa aqbalooo ilaihi yaziffoon


فَأَقْبَلُوا إِلَيْهِ يَزِفُّونَ


Then came (the worshippers) with hurried steps, and faced (him).


95. Qaala ata'budoona maa tanhitoon


قَالَ أَتَعْبُدُونَ مَا تَنْحِتُونَ


He said: "Worship ye that which ye have (yourselves) carved?


96. Wallaahu khalaqakum wa maa ta'maloon


وَاللَّهُ خَلَقَكُمْ وَمَا تَعْمَلُونَ


"But Allah has created you and your handwork!"


97. Qaalub noo lahoo bun yaanan fa alqoohu fil jaheem


قَالُوا ابْنُوا لَهُ بُنْيَانًا فَأَلْقُوهُ فِي الْجَحِيمِ


They said, "Build him a furnace, and throw him into the blazing fire!"


98. Fa araadoo bihee kaidan faja 'alnaahumul asfaleen


فَأَرَادُوا بِهِ كَيْدًا فَجَعَلْنَاهُمُ الْأَسْفَلِينَ


(This failing), they then sought a stratagem against him, but We made them the ones most humiliated!


99. Wa qaala innee zaahibun ilaa Rabbee sa yahdeen


وَقَالَ إِنِّي ذَاهِبٌ إِلَىٰ رَبِّي سَيَهْدِينِ


He said: "I will go to my Lord! He will surely guide me!


100. Rabbi hab lee minas saaliheen


رَبِّ هَبْ لِي مِنَ الصَّالِحِينَ


"O my Lord! Grant me a righteous (son)!"


101. Fabashsharnaahu bighulaamin haleem


فَبَشَّرْنَاهُ بِغُلَامٍ حَلِيمٍ


So We gave him the good news of a boy ready to suffer and forbear.


102. Falamma balagha ma'a hus sa'ya qaala yaa buniya inneee araa fil manaami anneee azbahuka fanzur maazaa taraa; qaala yaaa abatif 'al maa tu'maru satajidunee in shaaa'allaahu minas saabireen


فَلَمَّا بَلَغَ مَعَهُ السَّعْيَ قَالَ يَا بُنَيَّ إِنِّي أَرَىٰ فِي الْمَنَامِ أَنِّي أَذْبَحُكَ فَانْظُرْ مَاذَا تَرَىٰ ۚ قَالَ يَا أَبَتِ افْعَلْ مَا تُؤْمَرُ ۖ سَتَجِدُنِي إِنْ شَاءَ اللَّهُ مِنَ الصَّابِرِينَ


Then, when (the son) reached (the age of) (serious) work with him, he said: "O my son! I see in vision that I offer thee in sacrifice: Now see what is thy view!" (The son) said: "O my father! Do as thou art commanded: thou will find me, if Allah so wills one practising Patience and Constancy!"


103. Falammaaa aslamaa wa tallahoo liljabeen


فَلَمَّا أَسْلَمَا وَتَلَّهُ لِلْجَبِينِ


So when they had both submitted their wills (to Allah), and he had laid him prostrate on his forehead (for sacrifice),


104. Wa naadainaahu ai yaaaa Ibraheem


وَنَادَيْنَاهُ أَنْ يَا إِبْرَاهِيمُ


We called out to him "O Abraham!


105. Qad saddaqtar ru'yaa; innaa kazaalika najzil muhsineen


قَدْ صَدَّقْتَ الرُّؤْيَا ۚ إِنَّا كَذَٰلِكَ نَجْزِي الْمُحْسِنِينَ


"Thou hast already fulfilled the vision!" - thus indeed do We reward those who do right.


106. Inna haazaa lahuwal balaaa'ul mubeen


إِنَّ هَٰذَا لَهُوَ الْبَلَاءُ الْمُبِينُ


For this was obviously a trial-


107. Wa fadainaahu bizibhin 'azeem


وَفَدَيْنَاهُ بِذِبْحٍ عَظِيمٍ


And We ransomed him with a momentous sacrifice:


108. Wa taraknaa 'alaihi fil aakhireen


وَتَرَكْنَا عَلَيْهِ فِي الْآخِرِينَ


And We left (this blessing) for him among generations (to come) in later times:


109. Salaamun 'alaaa Ibraaheem


سَلَامٌ عَلَىٰ إِبْرَاهِيمَ


"Peace and salutation to Abraham!"


110. Kazaalika najzil muhsineen


كَذَٰلِكَ نَجْزِي الْمُحْسِنِينَ


Thus indeed do We reward those who do right.


111. Innahoo min 'ibaadinal mu'mineen


إِنَّهُ مِنْ عِبَادِنَا الْمُؤْمِنِينَ


For he was one of our believing Servants.


112. Wa bashsharnaahu bi Ishaaqa Nabiyam minas saaliheen


وَبَشَّرْنَاهُ بِإِسْحَاقَ نَبِيًّا مِنَ الصَّالِحِينَ


And We gave him the good news of Isaac - a prophet,- one of the Righteous.


113. Wa baaraknaa 'alaihi wa 'alaaa Ishaaq; wa min zurriyya tihimaa muhsinunw wa zaalimul linafsihee mubeen (section 3)


وَبَارَكْنَا عَلَيْهِ وَعَلَىٰ إِسْحَاقَ ۚ وَمِنْ ذُرِّيَّتِهِمَا مُحْسِنٌ وَظَالِمٌ لِنَفْسِهِ مُبِينٌ


We blessed him and Isaac: but of their progeny are (some) that do right, and (some) that obviously do wrong, to their own souls.


114. Wa laqad mananna alaa Moosaa wa Haaroon


وَلَقَدْ مَنَنَّا عَلَىٰ مُوسَىٰ وَهَارُونَ


Again (of old) We bestowed Our favour on Moses and Aaron,


115. Wa najjainaahumaa wa qawmahumaa minal karbil 'azeem


وَنَجَّيْنَاهُمَا وَقَوْمَهُمَا مِنَ الْكَرْبِ الْعَظِيمِ


And We delivered them and their people from (their) Great Calamity;


116. Wa nasarnaahum fakaanoo humul ghaalibeen


وَنَصَرْنَاهُمْ فَكَانُوا هُمُ الْغَالِبِينَ


And We helped them, so they overcame (their troubles);


117. Wa aatainaahumal Kitaabal mustabeen


وَآتَيْنَاهُمَا الْكِتَابَ الْمُسْتَبِينَ


And We gave them the Book which helps to make things clear;


118. Wa hadainaahumus Siraatal Mustaqeem


وَهَدَيْنَاهُمَا الصِّرَاطَ الْمُسْتَقِيمَ


And We guided them to the Straight Way.


119. Wa taraknaa 'alaihimaa fil aakhireen


وَتَرَكْنَا عَلَيْهِمَا فِي الْآخِرِينَ


And We left (this blessing) for them among generations (to come) in later times:


120. Salaamun 'alaa Moosaa wa Haaroon


سَلَامٌ عَلَىٰ مُوسَىٰ وَهَارُونَ


"Peace and salutation to Moses and Aaron!"


121. Innaa kazaalika najzil muhsineen


إِنَّا كَذَٰلِكَ نَجْزِي الْمُحْسِنِينَ


Thus indeed do We reward those who do right.


122. Innahumaa min 'ibaadinal mu'mineen


إِنَّهُمَا مِنْ عِبَادِنَا الْمُؤْمِنِينَ


For they were two of our believing Servants.


123. Wa inna Ilyaasa laminal mursaleen


وَإِنَّ إِلْيَاسَ لَمِنَ الْمُرْسَلِينَ


So also was Elias among those sent (by Us).


124. Iz qaala liqawmiheee alaa tattaqoon


إِذْ قَالَ لِقَوْمِهِ أَلَا تَتَّقُونَ


Behold, he said to his people, "Will ye not fear (Allah)?


125. Atad'oona Ba'lanw wa tazaroona ahsanal khaaliqeen


أَتَدْعُونَ بَعْلًا وَتَذَرُونَ أَحْسَنَ الْخَالِقِينَ


"Will ye call upon Baal and forsake the Best of Creators,-


126. Allaaha Rabbakum wa Rabba aabaaa'ikumul awwaleen


اللَّهَ رَبَّكُمْ وَرَبَّ آبَائِكُمُ الْأَوَّلِينَ


"Allah, your Lord and Cherisher and the Lord and Cherisher of your fathers of old?"


127. Fakazzaboohu fa inna hum lamuhdaroon


فَكَذَّبُوهُ فَإِنَّهُمْ لَمُحْضَرُونَ


But they rejected him, and they will certainly be called up (for punishment),-


128. Illaa 'ibaadal laahil mukhlaseen


إِلَّا عِبَادَ اللَّهِ الْمُخْلَصِينَ


Except the sincere and devoted Servants of Allah (among them).


129. Wa taraknaa 'alaihi fil aakhireen


وَتَرَكْنَا عَلَيْهِ فِي الْآخِرِينَ


And We left (this blessing) for him among generations (to come) in later times:


130. Salaamun 'alaaa Ilyaaseen


سَلَامٌ عَلَىٰ إِلْ يَاسِينَ


"Peace and salutation to such as Elias!"


131. Innaa kazaalika najzil muhsineen


إِنَّا كَذَٰلِكَ نَجْزِي الْمُحْسِنِينَ


Thus indeed do We reward those who do right.


132. Innahoo min 'ibaadinal mu'mineen


إِنَّهُ مِنْ عِبَادِنَا الْمُؤْمِنِينَ


For he was one of our believing Servants.


133. Wa inna Lootal laminal mursaleen


وَإِنَّ لُوطًا لَمِنَ الْمُرْسَلِينَ


So also was Lut among those sent (by Us).


134. Iz najjainaahu wa ahlahooo ajma'een


إِذْ نَجَّيْنَاهُ وَأَهْلَهُ أَجْمَعِينَ


Behold, We delivered him and his adherents, all


135. Illaa 'ajoozan fil ghaabireen


إِلَّا عَجُوزًا فِي الْغَابِرِينَ


Except an old woman who was among those who lagged behind:


136. Summa dammarnal aakhareen


ثُمَّ دَمَّرْنَا الْآخَرِينَ


Then We destroyed the rest.


137. Wa innakum latamurroona 'alaihim musbiheen


وَإِنَّكُمْ لَتَمُرُّونَ عَلَيْهِمْ مُصْبِحِينَ


Verily, ye pass by their (sites), by day-


138. Wa billail; afalaa ta'qiloon (section 4)


وَبِاللَّيْلِ ۗ أَفَلَا تَعْقِلُونَ


And by night: will ye not understand?


139. Wa inna Yoonusa laminal mursaleen


وَإِنَّ يُونُسَ لَمِنَ الْمُرْسَلِينَ


So also was Jonah among those sent (by Us).


140. Iz abaqa ilal fulkil mash hoon


إِذْ أَبَقَ إِلَى الْفُلْكِ الْمَشْحُونِ


When he ran away (like a slave from captivity) to the ship (fully) laden,


141. Fasaahama fakaana minal mudhadeen


فَسَاهَمَ فَكَانَ مِنَ الْمُدْحَضِينَ


He (agreed to) cast lots, and he was condemned:


142. Faltaqamahul hootu wa huwa muleem


فَالْتَقَمَهُ الْحُوتُ وَهُوَ مُلِيمٌ


Then the big Fish did swallow him, and he had done acts worthy of blame.


143. Falaw laaa annahoo kaana minal musabbiheen


فَلَوْلَا أَنَّهُ كَانَ مِنَ الْمُسَبِّحِينَ


Had it not been that he (repented and) glorified Allah,


144. Lalabisa fee batniheee ilaa Yawmi yub'asoon


لَلَبِثَ فِي بَطْنِهِ إِلَىٰ يَوْمِ يُبْعَثُونَ


He would certainly have remained inside the Fish till the Day of Resurrection.


145. Fanabaznaahu bil'araaa'i wa huwa saqeem


فَنَبَذْنَاهُ بِالْعَرَاءِ وَهُوَ سَقِيمٌ


But We cast him forth on the naked shore in a state of sickness,


146. Wa ambatnaa 'alaihi shajaratam mai yaqteen


وَأَنْبَتْنَا عَلَيْهِ شَجَرَةً مِنْ يَقْطِينٍ


And We caused to grow, over him, a spreading plant of the gourd kind.


147. Wa arsalnaahu ilaa mi'ati alfin aw yazeedoon


وَأَرْسَلْنَاهُ إِلَىٰ مِائَةِ أَلْفٍ أَوْ يَزِيدُونَ


And We sent him (on a mission) to a hundred thousand (men) or more.


148. Fa aamanoo famatta' naahum ilaa heen


فَآمَنُوا فَمَتَّعْنَاهُمْ إِلَىٰ حِينٍ


And they believed; so We permitted them to enjoy (their life) for a while.


149. Fastaftihim ali Rabbikal banaatu wa lahumul banoon


فَاسْتَفْتِهِمْ أَلِرَبِّكَ الْبَنَاتُ وَلَهُمُ الْبَنُونَ


Now ask them their opinion: Is it that thy Lord has (only) daughters, and they have sons?-


150. Am khalaqnal malaaa'i kata inaasanw wa hum shaahidoon


أَمْ خَلَقْنَا الْمَلَائِكَةَ إِنَاثًا وَهُمْ شَاهِدُونَ


Or that We created the angels female, and they are witnesses (thereto)?


151. Alaaa innahum min ifkihim la yaqooloon


أَلَا إِنَّهُمْ مِنْ إِفْكِهِمْ لَيَقُولُونَ


Is it not that they say, from their own invention,


152. Waladal laahu wa innahum lakaaziboon


وَلَدَ اللَّهُ وَإِنَّهُمْ لَكَاذِبُونَ


"Allah has begotten children"? but they are liars!


153. Astafal banaati 'alal baneen


أَصْطَفَى الْبَنَاتِ عَلَى الْبَنِينَ


Did He (then) choose daughters rather than sons?


154. Maa lakum kaifa tahkumoon


مَا لَكُمْ كَيْفَ تَحْكُمُونَ


What is the matter with you? How judge ye?


155. Afalaa tazakkaroon


أَفَلَا تَذَكَّرُونَ


Will ye not then receive admonition?


156. Am lakum sultaanum mubeen


أَمْ لَكُمْ سُلْطَانٌ مُبِينٌ


Or have ye an authority manifest?


157. Faatoo bi Kitaabikum in kuntum saadiqeen


فَأْتُوا بِكِتَابِكُمْ إِنْ كُنْتُمْ صَادِقِينَ


Then bring ye your Book (of authority) if ye be truthful!


158. Wa ja'aloo bainahoo wa bainal jinnati nasabaa; wa laqad 'alimatil jinnatu innahum lamuhdaroon


وَجَعَلُوا بَيْنَهُ وَبَيْنَ الْجِنَّةِ نَسَبًا ۚ وَلَقَدْ عَلِمَتِ الْجِنَّةُ إِنَّهُمْ لَمُحْضَرُونَ


And they have invented a blood-relationship between Him and the Jinns: but the Jinns know (quite well) that they have indeed to appear (before his Judgment-Seat)!


159. Subhaanal laahi 'ammaa yasifoon


سُبْحَانَ اللَّهِ عَمَّا يَصِفُونَ


Glory to Allah! (He is free) from the things they ascribe (to Him)!


160. Illaa 'ibaadal laahil mukhlaseen


إِلَّا عِبَادَ اللَّهِ الْمُخْلَصِينَ


Not (so do) the Servants of Allah, sincere and devoted.


161. Fa innakum wa maa ta'budoon


فَإِنَّكُمْ وَمَا تَعْبُدُونَ


For, verily, neither ye nor those ye worship-


162. Maaa antum 'alaihi bi faaatineen


مَا أَنْتُمْ عَلَيْهِ بِفَاتِنِينَ


Can lead (any) into temptation concerning Allah,


163. Illaa man huwa saalil jaheem


إِلَّا مَنْ هُوَ صَالِ الْجَحِيمِ


Except such as are (themselves) going to the blazing Fire!


164. Wa maa minnaaa illaa lahoo maqaamun ma'loom


وَمَا مِنَّا إِلَّا لَهُ مَقَامٌ مَعْلُومٌ


(Those ranged in ranks say): "Not one of us but has a place appointed;


165. Wa innaa lanah nus saaffoon


وَإِنَّا لَنَحْنُ الصَّافُّونَ


"And we are verily ranged in ranks (for service);


166. Wa innaa lanah nul musabbihoon


وَإِنَّا لَنَحْنُ الْمُسَبِّحُونَ


"And we are verily those who declare (Allah´s) glory!"


167. Wa in kaanoo la yaqooloon


وَإِنْ كَانُوا لَيَقُولُونَ


And there were those who said,


168. Law anna 'indanaa zikram minal awwaleen


لَوْ أَنَّ عِنْدَنَا ذِكْرًا مِنَ الْأَوَّلِينَ


"If only we had had before us a Message from those of old,


169. Lakunna 'ibaadal laahil mukhlaseen


لَكُنَّا عِبَادَ اللَّهِ الْمُخْلَصِينَ


"We should certainly have been Servants of Allah, sincere (and devoted)!"


170. Fakafaroo bihee fasawfa ya'lamoon


فَكَفَرُوا بِهِ ۖ فَسَوْفَ يَعْلَمُونَ


But (now that the Qur´an has come), they reject it: But soon will they know!


171. Wa laqad sabaqat Kalimatunaa li'ibaadinal mursa leen


وَلَقَدْ سَبَقَتْ كَلِمَتُنَا لِعِبَادِنَا الْمُرْسَلِينَ


Already has Our Word been passed before (this) to our Servants sent (by Us),


172. Innaa hum lahumul mansooroon


إِنَّهُمْ لَهُمُ الْمَنْصُورُونَ


That they would certainly be assisted,


173. Wa inna jundana lahumul ghaaliboon


وَإِنَّ جُنْدَنَا لَهُمُ الْغَالِبُونَ


And that Our forces,- they surely must conquer.


174. Fatawalla 'anhum hatta heen


فَتَوَلَّ عَنْهُمْ حَتَّىٰ حِينٍ


So turn thou away from them for a little while,


175. Wa absirhum fasawfa yubsiroon


وَأَبْصِرْهُمْ فَسَوْفَ يُبْصِرُونَ


And watch them (how they fare), and they soon shall see (how thou farest)!


176. Afabi'azaabinaa yasta'jiloon


أَفَبِعَذَابِنَا يَسْتَعْجِلُونَ


Do they wish (indeed) to hurry on our Punishment?


177. Fa izaa nazala bisaahatihim fasaaa'a sabaahul munzareen


فَإِذَا نَزَلَ بِسَاحَتِهِمْ فَسَاءَ صَبَاحُ الْمُنْذَرِينَ


But when it descends into the open space before them, evil will be the morning for those who were warned (and heeded not)!


178. Wa tawalla 'anhum hattaa heen


وَتَوَلَّ عَنْهُمْ حَتَّىٰ حِينٍ


So turn thou away from them for a little while,


179. Wa absir fasawfa yubsiroon


وَأَبْصِرْ فَسَوْفَ يُبْصِرُونَ


And watch (how they fare) and they soon shall see (how thou farest)!


180. Subhaana Rabbika Rabbil 'izzati 'amma yasifoon


سُبْحَانَ رَبِّكَ رَبِّ الْعِزَّةِ عَمَّا يَصِفُونَ


Glory to thy Lord, the Lord of Honour and Power! (He is free) from what they ascribe (to Him)!


181. Wa salaamun 'alalmursaleen


وَسَلَامٌ عَلَى الْمُرْسَلِينَ


And Peace on the messengers!


182. Walhamdu lillaahi Rabbil 'aalameen (section 5)


وَالْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ


And Praise to Allah, the Lord and Cherisher of the Worlds.