بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِ
به نام خداوند رحمتگر مهربان
Sarwar: Kaf. Ha. Ya. Ain. Sad.
Shakir: Kaf Ha Ya Ain Suad
Pickthall: Kaf. Ha. Ya. A'in. Sad.
Yusufali: Kaf. Ha. Ya. 'Ain. Sad.
ذِكْرُ رَحْمَتِ رَبِّكَ عَبْدَهُ زَكَرِيَّا ﴿۲﴾
Qarib: A mention of the Mercy of your Lord to his worshiper Zachariah,
Sarwar: This is the story of the blessing of your Lord to His servant Zachariah.
Shakir: A mention of the mercy of your Lord to His servant Zakariya
Pickthall: A mention of the mercy of thy Lord unto His servant Zachariah.
Yusufali: (This is) a recital of the Mercy of thy Lord to His servant Zakariya.
إِذْ نَادَى رَبَّهُ نِدَاءً خَفِيًّا ﴿۳﴾
Qarib: when he called upon his Lord in secret,
Sarwar: When he quietly called his Lord
Shakir: When he called upon his Lord in a low voice,
Pickthall: When he cried unto his Lord a cry in secret,
Yusufali: Behold! he cried to his Lord in secret,
قَالَ رَبِّ إِنِّي وَهَنَ الْعَظْمُ مِنِّي وَاشْتَعَلَ الرَّأْسُ شَيْبًا وَلَمْ أَكُنْ بِدُعَائِكَ رَبِّ شَقِيًّا ﴿۴﴾
Qarib: saying: 'O my Lord, my bones are enfeebled, and my head glows silver with age. Yet, never Lord, have I been unblessed in prayer to You.
Sarwar: and said, "My Lord, my bones have become feeble and my hair has turned white with age. Yet I have never been deprived in receiving from You the answer to my prayers.
Shakir: He said: My Lord! surely my bones are weakened and my head flares with hoariness, and, my Lord! I have never been unsuccessful in my prayer to Thee:
Pickthall: Saying: My Lord! Lo! the bones of me wax feeble and my head is shining with grey hair, and I have never been unblest in prayer to Thee, my Lord.
Yusufali: Praying: "O my Lord! infirm indeed are my bones, and the hair of my head doth glisten with grey: but never am I unblest, O my Lord, in my prayer to Thee!
وَإِنِّي خِفْتُ الْمَوَالِيَ مِنْ وَرَائِي وَكَانَتِ امْرَأَتِي عَاقِرًا فَهَبْ لِي مِنْ لَدُنْكَ وَلِيًّا ﴿۵﴾
Qarib: Indeed, I fear my kinsmen who will succeed me, for my wife is barren. Grant me a kinsman
Sarwar: I am afraid of what my kinsmen will do after (my death) and my wife is barren. Lord, grant me a son
Shakir: And surely I fear my cousins after me, and my wife is barren, therefore grant me from Thyself an heir,
Pickthall: Lo! I fear my kinsfolk after me, since my wife is barren. Oh, give me from Thy presence a successor
Yusufali: "Now I fear (what) my relatives (and colleagues) (will do) after me: but my wife is barren: so give me an heir as from Thyself,-
يَرِثُنِي وَيَرِثُ مِنْ آلِ يَعْقُوبَ وَاجْعَلْهُ رَبِّ رَضِيًّا ﴿۶﴾
Qarib: who will be my heir and an heir to the House of Jacob, and make him, my Lord, satisfied. '
Sarwar: who will be my heir and the heir of the family of Jacob. Lord, make him a person who will please you".
Shakir: Who should inherit me and inherit from the children of Yaqoub, and make him, my Lord, one in whom Thou art well pleased
Pickthall: Who shall inherit of me and inherit (also) of the house of Jacob. And make him, my Lord, acceptable (unto Thee).
Yusufali: "(One that) will (truly) represent me, and represent the posterity of Jacob; and make him, O my Lord! one with whom Thou art well-pleased!"
يَا زَكَرِيَّا إِنَّا نُبَشِّرُكَ بِغُلَامٍ اسْمُهُ يَحْيَى لَمْ نَجْعَلْ لَهُ مِنْ قَبْلُ سَمِيًّا ﴿۷﴾
Qarib: 'O Zachariah, We give you good tidings of a son, and he shall be called John (Yahya); a name We have never given before. '
Sarwar: We answered his prayers with the glad news of the birth of a son by the name of John and told him, "We have never given such a name to anyone else."
Shakir: O Zakariya! surely We give you good news of a boy whose name shall be Yahya: We have not made before anyone his equal
Pickthall: (It was said unto him): O Zachariah! Lo! We bring thee tidings of a son whose name is John; we have given the same name to none before (him).
Yusufali: (His prayer was answered): "O Zakariya! We give thee good news of a son: His name shall be Yahya: on none by that name have We conferred distinction before."
قَالَ رَبِّ أَنَّى يَكُونُ لِي غُلَامٌ وَكَانَتِ امْرَأَتِي عَاقِرًا وَقَدْ بَلَغْتُ مِنَ الْكِبَرِ عِتِيًّا ﴿۸﴾
Qarib: 'How shall I have a son, Lord, ' he asked, 'when my wife is barren, and I am advanced in years? '
Sarwar: He said, "Lord, how can I have a son? My wife is barren and I have reached an extremely old age".
Shakir: He said: O my Lord! when shall I have a son, and my wife is barren, and I myself have reached indeed the extreme degree of old age?
Pickthall: He said: My Lord! How can I have a son when my wife is barren and I have reached infirm old age?
Yusufali: He said: "O my Lord! How shall I have a son, when my wife is barren and I have grown quite decrepit from old age?"
قَالَ كَذَلِكَ قَالَ رَبُّكَ هُوَ عَلَيَّ هَيِّنٌ وَقَدْ خَلَقْتُكَ مِنْ قَبْلُ وَلَمْ تَكُ شَيْئًا ﴿۹﴾
Qarib: He replied: 'It shall be so; your Lord says: "It is easy for Me, indeed, I created you before time when you were not a thing."
Sarwar: (The angel) said, "This is true, but your Lord says, 'For Me it is easy; I created you when you did not exist".
Shakir: He said: So shall it be, your Lord says: It is easy to Me, and indeed I created you before, when you were nothing
Pickthall: He said: So (it will be). Thy Lord saith: It is easy for Me, even as I created thee before, when thou wast naught.
Yusufali: He said: "So (it will be) thy Lord saith, 'that is easy for Me: I did indeed create thee before, when thou hadst been nothing!'"
قَالَ رَبِّ اجْعَلْ لِي آيَةً قَالَ آيَتُكَ أَلَّا تُكَلِّمَ النَّاسَ ثَلَاثَ لَيَالٍ سَوِيًّا ﴿۱۰﴾
Qarib: He (Zachariah) said: 'Lord, make for me a sign. ' He replied: 'Your sign is that you shall not speak to people for three nights being without fault. '
Sarwar: Zachariah asked, " Lord, show me evidence (if this is a heavenly news)." The Lord said, "The evidence for it is that you must not speak (to any mortal) though you are in good health for three nights (and days)."
Shakir: He said: My Lord! give me a sign. He said: Your sign is that you will not be able to speak to the people three nights while in sound health
Pickthall: He said: My Lord! Appoint for me some token. He said: Thy token is that thou, with no bodily defect, shalt not speak unto mankind three nights.
Yusufali: (Zakariya) said: "O my Lord! give me a Sign." "Thy Sign," was the answer, "Shall be that thou shalt speak to no man for three nights, although thou art not dumb."
فَخَرَجَ عَلَى قَوْمِهِ مِنَ الْمِحْرَابِ فَأَوْحَى إِلَيْهِمْ أَنْ سَبِّحُوا بُكْرَةً وَعَشِيًّا ﴿۱۱﴾
Qarib: Then he came out from the Sanctuary to his nation, and gestured to them to exalt (their Lord) at the dawn and at the evening.
Sarwar: Zachariah came out to his people from place of worship and inspired them to glorify the Lord both in the morning and evening.
Shakir: So he went forth to his people from his place of worship, then he made known to them that they should glorify (Allah) morning and evening
Pickthall: Then he came forth unto his people from the sanctuary, and signified to them: Glorify your Lord at break of day and fall of night.
Yusufali: So Zakariya came out to his people from him chamber: He told them by signs to celebrate Allah's praises in the morning and in the evening.
يَا يَحْيَى خُذِ الْكِتَابَ بِقُوَّةٍ وَآتَيْنَاهُ الْحُكْمَ صَبِيًّا ﴿۱۲﴾
Qarib: (We said): 'O John, hold fast to the Book', and We bestowed on him judgment while yet a child
Sarwar: We commanded John, Zachariah's son, to follow the guidance of the Lord with due steadfastness. To John We gave knowledge and wisdom to John during his childhood.
Shakir: O Yahya! take hold of the Book with strength, and We granted him wisdom while yet a child
Pickthall: (And it was said unto his son): O John! Hold fast the Scripture. And we gave him wisdom when a child,
Yusufali: (To his son came the command): "O Yahya! take hold of the Book with might": and We gave him Wisdom even as a youth,
وَحَنَانًا مِنْ لَدُنَّا وَزَكَاةً وَكَانَ تَقِيًّا ﴿۱۳﴾
Qarib: and tenderness from Us and purity, and he was cautious;
Sarwar: We gave him compassion and purity. He was a pious human being,
Shakir: And tenderness from Us and purity, and he was one who guarded (against evil),
Pickthall: And compassion from Our presence, and purity; and he was devout,
Yusufali: And piety (for all creatures) as from Us, and purity: He was devout,
وَبَرًّا بِوَالِدَيْهِ وَلَمْ يَكُنْ جَبَّارًا عَصِيًّا ﴿۱۴﴾
Qarib: honoring his parents, being neither arrogant nor rebellious.
Sarwar: kind to his parents, not arrogant or a rebellious person.
Shakir: And dutiful to his parents, and he was not insolent, disobedient
Pickthall: And dutiful toward his parents. And he was not arrogant, rebellious.
Yusufali: And kind to his parents, and he was not overbearing or rebellious.
وَسَلَامٌ عَلَيْهِ يَوْمَ وُلِدَ وَيَوْمَ يَمُوتُ وَيَوْمَ يُبْعَثُ حَيًّا ﴿۱۵﴾
Qarib: Peace be upon him on the day he was born and the day he dies, and on him the day when he is raised up alive.
Sarwar: He was born and died in peace and will be brought back to life again in peace.
Shakir: And peace on him on the day he was born, and on the day he dies, and on the day he is raised to life
Pickthall: Peace on him the day he was born, and the day he dieth and the day he shall be raised alive!
Yusufali: So Peace on him the day he was born, the day that he dies, and the day that he will be raised up to life (again)!
وَاذْكُرْ فِي الْكِتَابِ مَرْيَمَ إِذِ انْتَبَذَتْ مِنْ أَهْلِهَا مَكَانًا شَرْقِيًّا ﴿۱۶﴾
Qarib: And mention in the Book, Mary, how she withdrew from her people to an eastern place and she took a veil apart from them;
Sarwar: (Muhammad), mention in the Book (the Quran) the story of Mary how she left her family and started living in a solitary place to the East
Shakir: And mention Marium in the Book when she drew aside from her family to an eastern place;
Pickthall: And make mention of Mary in the Scripture, when she had withdrawn from her people to a chamber looking East,
Yusufali: Relate in the Book (the story of) Mary, when she withdrew from her family to a place in the East.
فَاتَّخَذَتْ مِنْ دُونِهِمْ حِجَابًا فَأَرْسَلْنَا إِلَيْهَا رُوحَنَا فَتَمَثَّلَ لَهَا بَشَرًا سَوِيًّا ﴿۱۷﴾
Qarib: We sent to her Our Spirit (Gabriel) in the resemblance of a perfect human.
Sarwar: out of her people's sight. We sent Our Spirit to her, who stood before her in the shape of a well formed human being.
Shakir: So she took a veil (to screen herself) from them; then We sent to her Our spirit, and there appeared to her a well-made man
Pickthall: And had chosen seclusion from them. Then We sent unto her Our Spirit and it assumed for her the likeness of a perfect man.
Yusufali: She placed a screen (to screen herself) from them; then We sent her our angel, and he appeared before her as a man in all respects.
قَالَتْ إِنِّي أَعُوذُ بِالرَّحْمَنِ مِنْكَ إِنْ كُنْتَ تَقِيًّا ﴿۱۸﴾
Qarib: (And when she saw him) she said: 'I take refuge in the Merciful from you! If you are fearful. '
Sarwar: Mary said, "Would that the Beneficent God would protect me from you. Leave me alone if you are a God fearing person".
Shakir: She said: Surely I fly for refuge from you to the Beneficent Allah, if you are one guarding (against evil)
Pickthall: She said: Lo! I seek refuge in the Beneficent One from thee, if thou art Allah-fearing.
Yusufali: She said: "I seek refuge from thee to (Allah) Most Gracious: (come not near) if thou dost fear Allah."
قَالَ إِنَّمَا أَنَا رَسُولُ رَبِّكِ لِأَهَبَ لَكِ غُلَامًا زَكِيًّا ﴿۱۹﴾
Qarib: 'I am the Messenger of your Lord, ' he replied, 'and have come to give you a pure boy. '
Sarwar: He said, "I am the Messengers of your Lord. I have come to give you a purified son".
Shakir: He said: I am only a messenger of your Lord: That I will give you a pure boy
Pickthall: He said: I am only a messenger of thy Lord, that I may bestow on thee a faultless son.
Yusufali: He said: "Nay, I am only a messenger from thy Lord, (to announce) to thee the gift of a holy son.
قَالَتْ أَنَّى يَكُونُ لِي غُلَامٌ وَلَمْ يَمْسَسْنِي بَشَرٌ وَلَمْ أَكُ بَغِيًّا ﴿۲۰﴾
Qarib: 'How shall I bear a son, ' she answered, 'when I am not touched by a human and not unchaste? '
Sarwar: She said, "How can I have a son when no mortal has touched me nor am I an unchaste woman".
Shakir: She said: When shall I have a boy and no mortal has yet touched me, nor have I been unchaste?
Pickthall: She said: How can I have a son when no mortal hath touched me, neither have I been unchaste?
Yusufali: She said: "How shall I have a son, seeing that no man has touched me, and I am not unchaste?"
قَالَ كَذَلِكِ قَالَ رَبُّكِ هُوَ عَلَيَّ هَيِّنٌ وَلِنَجْعَلَهُ آيَةً لِلنَّاسِ وَرَحْمَةً مِنَّا وَكَانَ أَمْرًا مَقْضِيًّا ﴿۲۱﴾
Qarib: "Even so" he replied, "as such your Lord has said: 'Easy it is for Me. And We shall make him a sign to mankind and a mercy from Us. It is a matter decreed.'"
Sarwar: He said, "This is true but your Lord says, "It is very easy for Me. We have decided to give you a son as evidence (of Our existence) for human beings and a mercy from Us. This is a decree already ordained."
Shakir: He said: Even so; your Lord says: It is easy to Me: and that We may make him a sign to men and a mercy from Us, and it is a matter which has been decreed
Pickthall: He said: So (it will be). Thy Lord saith: It is easy for Me. And (it will be) that We may make of him a revelation for mankind and a mercy from Us, and it is a thing ordained.
Yusufali: He said: "So (it will be): Thy Lord saith, 'that is easy for Me: and (We wish) to appoint him as a Sign unto men and a Mercy from Us':It is a matter (so) decreed."
فَحَمَلَتْهُ فَانْتَبَذَتْ بِهِ مَكَانًا قَصِيًّا ﴿۲۲﴾
Qarib: Thereupon she carried him, and retired to a far off place.
Sarwar: She conceived the child and retreated with him to a distant and solitary place.
Shakir: So she conceived him; then withdrew herself with him to a remote place
Pickthall: And she conceived him, and she withdrew with him to a far place.
Yusufali: So she conceived him, and she retired with him to a remote place.
فَأَجَاءَهَا الْمَخَاضُ إِلَى جِذْعِ النَّخْلَةِ قَالَتْ يَا لَيْتَنِي مِتُّ قَبْلَ هَذَا وَكُنْتُ نَسْيًا مَنْسِيًّا ﴿۲۳﴾
Qarib: And when the birthpangs came upon her by the trunk of a palmtree, she said: 'Oh, would that I had died before this and become a thing forgotten! '
Sarwar: When she started to experience (the pain of) of childbirth labor, by the trunk of a palm tree in sadness she said, "Would that I had died long before and passed into oblivion."
Shakir: And the throes (of childbirth) compelled her to betake herself to the trunk of a palm tree. She said: Oh, would that I had died before this, and had been a thing quite forgotten!
Pickthall: And the pangs of childbirth drove her unto the trunk of the palm-tree. She said: Oh, would that I had died ere this and had become a thing of naught, forgotten!
Yusufali: And the pains of childbirth drove her to the trunk of a palm-tree: She cried (in her anguish): "Ah! would that I had died before this! would that I had been a thing forgotten and out of sight!"
فَنَادَاهَا مِنْ تَحْتِهَا أَلَّا تَحْزَنِي قَدْ جَعَلَ رَبُّكِ تَحْتَكِ سَرِيًّا ﴿۲۴﴾
Qarib: He called from below to her: 'Do not sorrow, look, your Lord has provided a rivulet below you,
Sarwar: Then she heard the baby saying, "Do not be sad. Your Lord has caused a stream to run at your feet.
Shakir: Then (the child) called out to her from beneath her: Grieve not, surely your Lord has made a stream to flow beneath you;
Pickthall: Then (one) cried unto her from below her, saying: Grieve not! Thy Lord hath placed a rivulet beneath thee,
Yusufali: But (a voice) cried to her from beneath the (palm-tree): "Grieve not! for thy Lord hath provided a rivulet beneath thee;
وَهُزِّي إِلَيْكِ بِجِذْعِ النَّخْلَةِ تُسَاقِطْ عَلَيْكِ رُطَبًا جَنِيًّا ﴿۲۵﴾
Qarib: and shake the trunk of this palmtree it will drop fresh ripe dates upon you.
Sarwar: If you shake the trunk of the palm tree, it will provide you with fresh ripe dates.
Shakir: And shake towards you the trunk of the palmtree, it will drop on you fresh ripe dates:
Pickthall: And shake the trunk of the palm-tree toward thee, thou wilt cause ripe dates to fall upon thee.
Yusufali: "And shake towards thyself the trunk of the palm-tree: It will let fall fresh ripe dates upon thee.
فَكُلِي وَاشْرَبِي وَقَرِّي عَيْنًا فَإِمَّا تَرَيِنَّ مِنَ الْبَشَرِ أَحَدًا فَقُولِي إِنِّي نَذَرْتُ لِلرَّحْمَنِ صَوْمًا فَلَنْ أُكَلِّمَ الْيَوْمَ إِنْسِيًّا ﴿۲۶﴾
Qarib: Therefore eat and drink and rejoice with your eyes. If you meet any human say to him: "I have vowed a fast to the Merciful and will not speak with anyone today." '
Sarwar: Eat, drink, and rejoice. Should you see a person going by, tell him that on this day you have promised the Beneficent God to fast and never talk to any human being."
Shakir: So eat and drink and refresh the eye. Then if you see any mortal, say: Surely I have vowed a fast to the Beneficent Allah, so I shall not speak to any man today
Pickthall: So eat and drink and be consoled. And if thou meetest any mortal, say: Lo! I have vowed a fast unto the Beneficent, and may not speak this day to any mortal.
Yusufali: "So eat and drink and cool (thine) eye. And if thou dost see any man, say, 'I have vowed a fast to (Allah) Most Gracious, and this day will I enter into not talk with any human being'"
فَأَتَتْ بِهِ قَوْمَهَا تَحْمِلُهُ قَالُوا يَا مَرْيَمُ لَقَدْ جِئْتِ شَيْئًا فَرِيًّا ﴿۲۷﴾
Qarib: She came to her nation, carrying him; and they said: 'O Mary, you have committed a monstrous thing.
Sarwar: She took him to her people and they said, "Mary, this is indeed an strange thing.
Shakir: And she came to her people with him, carrying him (with her). They said: O Marium! surely you have done a strange thing
Pickthall: Then she brought him to her own folk, carrying him. They said: O Mary! Thou hast come with an amazing thing.
Yusufali: At length she brought the (babe) to her people, carrying him (in her arms). They said: "O Mary! truly an amazing thing hast thou brought!
يَا أُخْتَ هَارُونَ مَا كَانَ أَبُوكِ امْرَأَ سَوْءٍ وَمَا كَانَتْ أُمُّكِ بَغِيًّا ﴿۲۸﴾
Qarib: O sister of Aaron, your father was never an evil man, nor was your mother unchaste. '
Sarwar: Aaron's sister, your father was not a bad man nor was your mother unchaste".
Shakir: O sister of Haroun! your father was not a bad man, nor, was your mother an unchaste woman
Pickthall: O sister of Aaron! Thy father was not a wicked man nor was thy mother a harlot.
Yusufali: "O sister of Aaron! Thy father was not a man of evil, nor thy mother a woman unchaste!"
فَأَشَارَتْ إِلَيْهِ قَالُوا كَيْفَ نُكَلِّمُ مَنْ كَانَ فِي الْمَهْدِ صَبِيًّا ﴿۲۹﴾
Qarib: So she pointed to him (Prophet Jesus). But they replied: 'How can we speak with a baby in the cradle? '
Sarwar: She pointed to the baby (and referred them to him for their answer). They said, "How can we talk to a baby in the cradle?"
Shakir: But she pointed to him. They said: How should we speak to one who was a child in the cradle?
Pickthall: Then she pointed to him. They said: How can we talk to one who is in the cradle, a young boy?
Yusufali: But she pointed to the babe. They said: "How can we talk to one who is a child in the cradle?"
قَالَ إِنِّي عَبْدُ اللَّهِ آتَانِيَ الْكِتَابَ وَجَعَلَنِي نَبِيًّا ﴿۳۰﴾
Qarib: He (the baby) said: 'I am the worshiper of Allah. Allah has given me the Book and made me a Prophet.
Sarwar: He said, "I am the servant of God. He has given me the Book and has appointed me to be a Prophet.
Shakir: He said: Surely I am a servant of Allah; He has given me the Book and made me a prophet;
Pickthall: He spake: Lo! I am the slave of Allah. He hath given me the Scripture and hath appointed me a Prophet,
Yusufali: He said: "I am indeed a servant of Allah: He hath given me revelation and made me a prophet;
وَجَعَلَنِي مُبَارَكًا أَيْنَ مَا كُنْتُ وَأَوْصَانِي بِالصَّلَاةِ وَالزَّكَاةِ مَا دُمْتُ حَيًّا ﴿۳۱﴾
Qarib: He made me to be blessed wherever I am, and He has charged me with prayer and charity for as long as I shall live.
Sarwar: He has blessed me no matter where I dwell, commanded me to worship Him and pay the religious tax for as long as I live.
Shakir: And He has made me blessed wherever I may be, and He has enjoined on me prayer and poor-rate so long as I live;
Pickthall: And hath made me blessed wheresoever I may be, and hath enjoined upon me prayer and almsgiving so long as I remain alive,
Yusufali: "And He hath made me blessed wheresoever I be, and hath enjoined on me Prayer and Charity as long as I live;
وَبَرًّا بِوَالِدَتِي وَلَمْ يَجْعَلْنِي جَبَّارًا شَقِيًّا ﴿۳۲﴾
Qarib: (He has made me) kind to my mother; He has not made me arrogant, unprosperous.
Sarwar: He has commanded me to be good to my parents and has not made me an arrogant rebellious person.
Shakir: And dutiful to my mother, and He has not made me insolent, unblessed;
Pickthall: And (hath made me) dutiful toward her who bore me, and hath not made me arrogant, unblest.
Yusufali: "(He) hath made me kind to my mother, and not overbearing or miserable;
وَالسَّلَامُ عَلَيَّ يَوْمَ وُلِدْتُ وَيَوْمَ أَمُوتُ وَيَوْمَ أُبْعَثُ حَيًّا ﴿۳۳﴾
Qarib: Peace be upon me on the day I was born, and on the day I die; and on the day when I shall be raised up alive. '
Sarwar: I was born with peace and I shall die and be brought to life again with peace."
Shakir: And peace on me on the day I was born, and on the day I die, and on the day I am raised to life
Pickthall: Peace on me the day I was born, and the day I die, and the day I shall be raised alive!
Yusufali: "So peace is on me the day I was born, the day that I die, and the day that I shall be raised up to life (again)"!
ذَلِكَ عِيسَى ابْنُ مَرْيَمَ قَوْلَ الْحَقِّ الَّذِي فِيهِ يَمْتَرُونَ ﴿۳۴﴾
Qarib: Such was (Prophet) Jesus, the son of Mary. A saying of truth, concerning what they doubt.
Sarwar: Such was the true story of Jesus, the son of Mary, about which they dispute bitterly.
Shakir: Such is Isa, son of Marium; (this is) the saying of truth about which they dispute
Pickthall: Such was Jesus, son of Mary: (this is) a statement of the truth concerning which they doubt.
Yusufali: Such (was) Jesus the son of Mary: (it is) a statement of truth, about which they (vainly) dispute.
مَا كَانَ لِلَّهِ أَنْ يَتَّخِذَ مِنْ وَلَدٍ سُبْحَانَهُ إِذَا قَضَى أَمْرًا فَإِنَّمَا يَقُولُ لَهُ كُنْ فَيَكُونُ ﴿۳۵﴾
Qarib: It is not for Allah to take a son! Exaltations to Him! When He decrees a thing He only says: 'Be, ' and it is.
Sarwar: God is too Exalted to have a son. When He decides to bring some thing into existence He needs only command it to exist and it comes into existence.
Shakir: It beseems not Allah that He should take to Himself a ! son, glory to be Him; when He has decreed a matter He only says to it "Be," and it is
Pickthall: It befitteth not (the Majesty of) Allah that He should take unto Himself a son. Glory be to Him! When He decreeth a thing, He saith unto it only: Be! and it is.
Yusufali: It is not befitting to (the majesty of) Allah that He should beget a son. Glory be to Him! when He determines a matter, He only says to it, "Be", and it is.
وَإِنَّ اللَّهَ رَبِّي وَرَبُّكُمْ فَاعْبُدُوهُ هَذَا صِرَاطٌ مُسْتَقِيمٌ ﴿۳۶﴾
Qarib: Indeed, Allah is my Lord and your Lord therefore worship Him. That is the Straight Path.
Sarwar: (Baby Jesus said), "Worship God who is my Lord as well as yours. This is the straight path".
Shakir: And surely Allah is my Lord and your Lord, therefore serve Him; this is the right path
Pickthall: And lo! Allah is my Lord and your Lord. So serve Him. That is the right path.
Yusufali: Verily Allah is my Lord and your Lord: Him therefore serve ye: this is a Way that is straight.
فَاخْتَلَفَ الْأَحْزَابُ مِنْ بَيْنِهِمْ فَوَيْلٌ لِلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا مِنْ مَشْهَدِ يَوْمٍ عَظِيمٍ ﴿۳۷﴾
Qarib: But the parties have fallen into variance among themselves, then woe to those who disbelieve for the scene of a Dreadful Day.
Sarwar: (The followers of Jesus) turned themselves into quarrelling sects. The disbelievers shall face a woeful condition on the great Day (of Judgment).
Shakir: But parties from among them disagreed with each other, so woe to those who disbelieve, because of presence on a great
Pickthall: The sects among them differ: but woe unto the disbelievers from the meeting of an awful Day.
Yusufali: But the sects differ among themselves: and woe to the unbelievers because of the (coming) Judgment of a Momentous Day!
أَسْمِعْ بِهِمْ وَأَبْصِرْ يَوْمَ يَأْتُونَنَا لَكِنِ الظَّالِمُونَ الْيَوْمَ فِي ضَلَالٍ مُبِينٍ ﴿۳۸﴾
Qarib: How well they will hear and see on the Day when they come before Us! The evildoers are today in clear error.
Sarwar: (Muhammad), how clearly they will hear and see on the day when they will be brought into Our presence. Today the wrong doers are in manifest error.
Shakir: How clearly shall they hear and how clearly shall they see on the day when they come to Us; but the unjust this day are in manifest error
Pickthall: See and hear them on the Day they come unto Us! yet the evil-doers are to-day in error manifest.
Yusufali: How plainly will they see and hear, the Day that they will appear before Us! but the unjust today are in error manifest!
وَأَنْذِرْهُمْ يَوْمَ الْحَسْرَةِ إِذْ قُضِيَ الْأَمْرُ وَهُمْ فِي غَفْلَةٍ وَهُمْ لَا يُؤْمِنُونَ ﴿۳۹﴾
Qarib: Warn them of that Day of Anguish, when the matter is determined whilst heedlessly they disbelieve.
Sarwar: Warn them of the woeful day when the final decree will be issued; they are neglectful and faithless.
Shakir: And warn them of the day of intense regret, when the matter shall have been decided; and they are (now) in negligence and they do not believe
Pickthall: And warn them of the Day of anguish when the case hath been decided. Now they are in a state of carelessness, and they believe not.
Yusufali: But warn them of the Day of Distress, when the matter will be determined: for (behold,) they are negligent and they do not believe!
إِنَّا نَحْنُ نَرِثُ الْأَرْضَ وَمَنْ عَلَيْهَا وَإِلَيْنَا يُرْجَعُونَ ﴿۴۰﴾
Qarib: For We shall inherit the earth and all that are on it. To Us, they shall return.
Sarwar: We are the heirs of the earth and those living in it will all return to Us.
Shakir: Surely We inherit the earth and all those who are on it, and to Us they shall be returned
Pickthall: Lo! We, only We, inherit the earth and all who are thereon, and unto Us they are returned.
Yusufali: It is We Who will inherit the earth, and all beings thereon: to Us will they all be returned.
وَاذْكُرْ فِي الْكِتَابِ إِبْرَاهِيمَ إِنَّهُ كَانَ صِدِّيقًا نَبِيًّا ﴿۴۱﴾
Qarib: Mention in the Book Abraham; He was truthful and a Prophet.
Sarwar: Mention the story of Abraham, the truthful Prophet, in the Book (the Quran)
Shakir: And mention Ibrahim in the Book; surely he was a truthful man, a prophet
Pickthall: And make mention (O Muhammad) in the Scripture of Abraham. Lo! he was a saint, a prophet.
Yusufali: (Also mention in the Book (the story of) Abraham: He was a man of Truth, a prophet.
إِذْ قَالَ لِأَبِيهِ يَا أَبَتِ لِمَ تَعْبُدُ مَا لَا يَسْمَعُ وَلَا يُبْصِرُ وَلَا يُغْنِي عَنْكَ شَيْئًا ﴿۴۲﴾
Qarib: He said to his father: 'O father, why worship that which can neither see nor hear, nor helps you in anything?
Sarwar: who asked his father, "Father, why do you worship something that can neither hear nor see nor help you at all?
Shakir: When he said to his father; O my father! why do you worship what neither hears nor sees, nor does it avail you in the least:
Pickthall: When he said unto his father: O my father! Why worshippest thou that which heareth not nor seeth, nor can in aught avail thee?
Yusufali: Behold, he said to his father: "O my father! why worship that which heareth not and seeth not, and can profit thee nothing?
يَا أَبَتِ إِنِّي قَدْ جَاءَنِي مِنَ الْعِلْمِ مَا لَمْ يَأْتِكَ فَاتَّبِعْنِي أَهْدِكَ صِرَاطًا سَوِيًّا ﴿۴۳﴾
Qarib: Father, knowledge has come to me which has not come you, therefore, follow me. I will guide you to a Level Path.
Sarwar: Father, I have received the knowledge which has not been given to you. Follow me; I shall guide you to the right path.
Shakir: O my father! truly the knowledge has come to me which has not come to you, therefore follow me, I will guide you on a right path:
Pickthall: O my father! Lo! there hath come unto me of knowledge that which came not unto thee. So follow me, and I will lead thee on a right path.
Yusufali: "O my father! to me hath come knowledge which hath not reached thee: so follow me: I will guide thee to a way that is even and straight.
يَا أَبَتِ لَا تَعْبُدِ الشَّيْطَانَ إِنَّ الشَّيْطَانَ كَانَ لِلرَّحْمَنِ عَصِيًّا ﴿۴۴﴾
Qarib: Father, do not worship satan; for satan has rebelled against the Merciful.
Sarwar: Father, do not worship satan; he has disobeyed the Beneficent God.
Shakir: O my father! serve not the Shaitan, surely the Shaitan is disobedient to the Beneficent Allah:
Pickthall: O my father! Serve not the devil. Lo! the devil is a rebel unto the Beneficent.
Yusufali: "O my father! serve not Satan: for Satan is a rebel against (Allah) Most Gracious.
يَا أَبَتِ إِنِّي أَخَافُ أَنْ يَمَسَّكَ عَذَابٌ مِنَ الرَّحْمَنِ فَتَكُونَ لِلشَّيْطَانِ وَلِيًّا ﴿۴۵﴾
Qarib: Father, I fear that the punishment of the Merciful will fall upon you and you will become a guide of satan. '
Sarwar: Father, I am afraid that the Beneficent God's torment will strike you and you will become a friend of satan."
Shakir: O my father! surely I fear that a punishment from the Beneficent Allah should afflict you so that you should be a friend of the Shaitan
Pickthall: O my father! Lo! I fear lest a punishment from the Beneficent overtake thee so that thou become a comrade of the devil.
Yusufali: "O my father! I fear lest a Penalty afflict thee from (Allah) Most Gracious, so that thou become to Satan a friend."
قَالَ أَرَاغِبٌ أَنْتَ عَنْ آلِهَتِي يَا إِبْرَاهِيمُ لَئِنْ لَمْ تَنْتَهِ لَأَرْجُمَنَّكَ وَاهْجُرْنِي مَلِيًّا ﴿۴۶﴾
Qarib: But he replied: 'Do you shrink away from my gods, Abraham? Surely, if you do not cease I will stone you, so leave me for awhile. '
Sarwar: His father replied, "Abraham, are you telling me to give-up my gods? If you will not stop this, I shall stone you to death. Leave my house and do not come back again".
Shakir: He said: Do you dislike my gods, O Ibrahim? If you do not desist I will certainly revile you, and leave me for a time
Pickthall: He said: Rejectest thou my gods, O Abraham? If thou cease not, I shall surely stone thee. Depart from me a long while!
Yusufali: (The father) replied: "Dost thou hate my gods, O Abraham? If thou forbear not, I will indeed stone thee: Now get away from me for a good long while!"
قَالَ سَلَامٌ عَلَيْكَ سَأَسْتَغْفِرُ لَكَ رَبِّي إِنَّهُ كَانَ بِي حَفِيًّا ﴿۴۷﴾
Qarib: 'Peace be on you, ' he (Abraham) said, 'I shall call upon my Lord to forgive you, for to me He has been gracious.
Sarwar: Abraham said, "Peace be with you. I shall ask my Lord to forgive you; He has been gracious to me.
Shakir: He said: Peace be on you, I will pray to my Lord to forgive you; surely He is ever Affectionate to me:
Pickthall: He said: Peace be unto thee! I shall ask forgiveness of my Lord for thee. Lo! He was ever gracious unto me.
Yusufali: Abraham said: "Peace be on thee: I will pray to my Lord for thy forgiveness: for He is to me Most Gracious.
وَأَعْتَزِلُكُمْ وَمَا تَدْعُونَ مِنْ دُونِ اللَّهِ وَأَدْعُو رَبِّي عَسَى أَلَّا أَكُونَ بِدُعَاءِ رَبِّي شَقِيًّا ﴿۴۸﴾
Qarib: Now I will go away from you and that you call upon, other than Allah. I will call on my Lord. Perhaps I shall not be unblessed in calling my Lord. '
Sarwar: I shall stay away from you and what you worship instead of God. I worship my Lord and hope that my prayers will not be ignored."
Shakir: And I will withdraw from you and what you call on besides Allah, and I will call upon my Lord; may be I shall not remain unblessed in calling upon my Lord
Pickthall: I shall withdraw from you and that unto which ye pray beside Allah, and I shall pray unto my Lord. It may be that, in prayer unto my Lord, I shall not be unblest.
Yusufali: "And I will turn away from you (all) and from those whom ye invoke besides Allah: I will call on my Lord: perhaps, by my prayer to my Lord, I shall be not unblest."
فَلَمَّا اعْتَزَلَهُمْ وَمَا يَعْبُدُونَ مِنْ دُونِ اللَّهِ وَهَبْنَا لَهُ إِسْحَاقَ وَيَعْقُوبَ وَكُلًّا جَعَلْنَا نَبِيًّا ﴿۴۹﴾
Qarib: So when he turned away from them and those they worshipped, other than Allah, We gave him Isaac and Jacob. Each of them We made a Prophet,
Sarwar: When (Abraham) rejected his people and what they worshipped instead of God, We gave him Isaac and Jacob and made both of them Prophets.
Shakir: So when he withdrew from them and what they worshipped besides Allah, We gave to him Ishaq and Yaqoub, and each one of them We made a prophet
Pickthall: So, when he had withdrawn from them and that which they were worshipping beside Allah, We gave him Isaac and Jacob. Each of them We made a prophet.
Yusufali: When he had turned away from them and from those whom they worshipped besides Allah, We bestowed on him Isaac and Jacob, and each one of them We made a prophet.
وَوَهَبْنَا لَهُمْ مِنْ رَحْمَتِنَا وَجَعَلْنَا لَهُمْ لِسَانَ صِدْقٍ عَلِيًّا ﴿۵۰﴾
Qarib: and We gave them of Our Mercy and We appointed to them a truthful, highly sincere tongue,
Sarwar: We granted them Our blessing and high renown.
Shakir: And We granted to them of Our mercy, and We left (behind them) a truthful mention of eminence for them
Pickthall: And we gave them of Our mercy, and assigned to them a high and true renown.
Yusufali: And We bestowed of Our Mercy on them, and We granted them lofty honour on the tongue of truth.
وَاذْكُرْ فِي الْكِتَابِ مُوسَى إِنَّهُ كَانَ مُخْلَصًا وَكَانَ رَسُولًا نَبِيًّا ﴿۵۱﴾
Qarib: Mention in the Book, Moses. He was devoted, a Messenger, and a Prophet.
Sarwar: (Muhammad), mention in the Book (the Quran) the story of Moses. Moses was a sincere person, a Messengers and a Prophet.
Shakir: And mention Musa in the Book; surely he was one purified, and he was a messenger, a prophet
Pickthall: And make mention in the Scripture of Moses. Lo! he was chosen, and he was a messenger (of Allah), a prophet.
Yusufali: Also mention in the Book (the story of) Moses: for he was specially chosen, and he was a messenger (and) a prophet.
وَنَادَيْنَاهُ مِنْ جَانِبِ الطُّورِ الْأَيْمَنِ وَقَرَّبْنَاهُ نَجِيًّا ﴿۵۲﴾
Qarib: We called out to him from the right side of the mountain, and drew him near in (Divine) conversation.
Sarwar: We called him from the right side of Mount Sinai and drew him close for communication.
Shakir: And We called to him from the blessed side of the mountain, and We made him draw nigh, holding communion (with Us)
Pickthall: We called him from the right slope of the Mount, and brought him nigh in communion.
Yusufali: And we called him from the right side of Mount (Sinai), and made him draw near to Us, for mystic (converse).
وَوَهَبْنَا لَهُ مِنْ رَحْمَتِنَا أَخَاهُ هَارُونَ نَبِيًّا ﴿۵۳﴾
Qarib: From Our Mercy We gave him, his brother Aaron, a Prophet.
Sarwar: Out of Our mercy We gave him his brother Aaron who himself was a Prophet.
Shakir: And We gave to him out of Our mercy his brother Haroun a prophet
Pickthall: And We bestowed upon him of Our mercy his brother Aaron, a prophet (likewise).
Yusufali: And, out of Our Mercy, We gave him his brother Aaron, (also) a prophet.
وَاذْكُرْ فِي الْكِتَابِ إِسْمَاعِيلَ إِنَّهُ كَانَ صَادِقَ الْوَعْدِ وَكَانَ رَسُولًا نَبِيًّا ﴿۵۴﴾
Qarib: And mention in the Book, Ishmael; he too was true to his promise, a Messenger and a Prophet.
Sarwar: Mention in the Book (the Quran) the story of Ishmael; he was true to his promise, a Messengers and a Prophet.
Shakir: And mention Ismail in the Book; surely he was truthful in (his) promise, and he was a messenger, a prophet
Pickthall: And make mention in the Scripture of Ishmael. Lo! he was a keeper of his promise, and he was a messenger (of Allah), a prophet.
Yusufali: Also mention in the Book (the story of) Isma'il: He was (strictly) true to what he promised, and he was a messenger (and) a prophet.
وَكَانَ يَأْمُرُ أَهْلَهُ بِالصَّلَاةِ وَالزَّكَاةِ وَكَانَ عِنْدَ رَبِّهِ مَرْضِيًّا ﴿۵۵﴾
Qarib: And he ordered his people to pray and to give charity and his Lord was pleased with him.
Sarwar: He would order his people to worship God and pay the religious tax. His Lord was pleased with him.
Shakir: And he enjoined on his family prayer and almsgiving, and was one in whom his Lord was well pleased
Pickthall: He enjoined upon his people worship and almsgiving, and was acceptable in the sight of his Lord.
Yusufali: He used to enjoin on his people Prayer and Charity, and he was most acceptable in the sight of his Lord.
وَاذْكُرْ فِي الْكِتَابِ إِدْرِيسَ إِنَّهُ كَانَ صِدِّيقًا نَبِيًّا ﴿۵۶﴾
Qarib: And mention in the Book, Idris; he too was of the truth and a Prophet,
Sarwar: Mention in the Book (the Quran) the story of Idris (Enoch); he was a truthful Prophet.
Shakir: And mention Idris in the Book; surely he was a truthful man, a prophet,
Pickthall: And make mention in the Scripture of Idris. Lo! he was a saint, a prophet;
Yusufali: Also mention in the Book the case of Idris: He was a man of truth (and sincerity), (and) a prophet:
وَرَفَعْنَاهُ مَكَانًا عَلِيًّا ﴿۵۷﴾
Qarib: We raised him to a high place.
Sarwar: We granted him a high position.
Shakir: And We raised him high in Heaven
Pickthall: And We raised him to high station.
Yusufali: And We raised him to a lofty station.
أُولَئِكَ الَّذِينَ أَنْعَمَ اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِمْ مِنَ النَّبِيِّينَ مِنْ ذُرِّيَّةِ آدَمَ وَمِمَّنْ حَمَلْنَا مَعَ نُوحٍ وَمِنْ ذُرِّيَّةِ إِبْرَاهِيمَ وَإِسْرَائِيلَ وَمِمَّنْ هَدَيْنَا وَاجْتَبَيْنَا إِذَا تُتْلَى عَلَيْهِمْ آيَاتُ الرَّحْمَنِ خَرُّوا سُجَّدًا وَبُكِيًّا ﴿۵۸﴾
Qarib: These are whom Allah has blessed among the Prophets from among the seed of Adam and of those whom We bore with Noah; the descendants of Abraham, of Israel, and of those whom We have guided and chose. For when the verses of the Merciful were recited to them, they fell down prostrate, weeping.
Sarwar: These were the Prophets from the offspring of Adam, from those who embarked with Noah and from the offspring of Abraham and Israel. God guided them and chose them for His favor. Whenever they would hear the revelations of the Beneficent God they would bow down in prostration with tears.
Shakir: These are they on whom Allah bestowed favors, from among the prophets of the seed of Adam, and of those whom We carried with Nuh, and of the seed of Ibrahim and Israel, and of those whom We guided and chose; when the communications of the Beneficent Allah were recited to them, they fell down making obeisance and weeping
Pickthall: These are they unto whom Allah showed favour from among the prophets, of the seed of Adam and of those whom We carried (in the ship) with Noah, and of the seed of Abraham and Israel, and from among those whom We guided and chose. When the revelations of the Beneficent were recited unto them, they fell down, adoring and weeping.
Yusufali: Those were some of the prophets on whom Allah did bestow His Grace,- of the posterity of Adam, and of those who We carried (in the Ark) with Noah, and of the posterity of Abraham and Israel of those whom We guided and chose. Whenever the Signs of (Allah) Most Gracious were rehearsed to them, they would fall down in prostrate adoration and in tears.
فَخَلَفَ مِنْ بَعْدِهِمْ خَلْفٌ أَضَاعُوا الصَّلَاةَ وَاتَّبَعُوا الشَّهَوَاتِ فَسَوْفَ يَلْقَوْنَ غَيًّا ﴿۵۹﴾
Qarib: But the generation that succeeded them wasted their prayers and followed their desires, so they shall encounter error
Sarwar: They were succeeded by a generation who neglected their prayers and followed their worldly desires. They will certainly be lost,
Shakir: But there came after them an evil generation, who neglected prayers and followed and sensual desires, so they win meet perdition,
Pickthall: Now there hath succeeded them a later generation whom have ruined worship and have followed lusts. But they will meet deception.
Yusufali: But after them there followed a posterity who missed prayers and followed after lusts soon, then, will they face Destruction,-
إِلَّا مَنْ تَابَ وَآمَنَ وَعَمِلَ صَالِحًا فَأُولَئِكَ يَدْخُلُونَ الْجَنَّةَ وَلَا يُظْلَمُونَ شَيْئًا ﴿۶۰﴾
Qarib: except he who repents and believes and does good works; those shall be admitted to Paradise and shall not be wronged in any way.
Sarwar: but those among them who repent and become righteously striving believers will be admitted to the gardens without experiencing any injustice.
Shakir: Except such as repent and believe and do good, these shall enter the garden, and they shall not be dealt with unjustly in any way:
Pickthall: Save him who shall repent and believe and do right. Such will enter the Garden, and they will not be wronged in aught -
Yusufali: Except those who repent and believe, and work righteousness: for these will enter the Garden and will not be wronged in the least,-
جَنَّاتِ عَدْنٍ الَّتِي وَعَدَ الرَّحْمَنُ عِبَادَهُ بِالْغَيْبِ إِنَّهُ كَانَ وَعْدُهُ مَأْتِيًّا ﴿۶۱﴾
Qarib: (They shall enter the) Gardens of Eden, which the Merciful has promised His worshipers in the Unseen. Indeed, His promise shall come.
Sarwar: They will be admitted to the garden of Eden which is the unseen promise of the Beneficent God to His servants. The promise of God will certainly come true.
Shakir: The gardens of perpetuity which the Beneficent Allah has promised to His servants while unseen; surely His promise shall come to pass
Pickthall: Gardens of Eden, which the Beneficent hath promised to His slaves in the unseen. Lo! His promise is ever sure of fulfilment -
Yusufali: Gardens of Eternity, those which (Allah) Most Gracious has promised to His servants in the Unseen: for His promise must (necessarily) come to pass.
لَا يَسْمَعُونَ فِيهَا لَغْوًا إِلَّا سَلَامًا وَلَهُمْ رِزْقُهُمْ فِيهَا بُكْرَةً وَعَشِيًّا ﴿۶۲﴾
Qarib: There, they shall hear no idle talk, but only peace. And there they shall be given their provision at dawn and at the evening.
Sarwar: They will not hear therein any meaningless words. They will be greeted (by the angels) with "Peace be with you," and they will receive their sustenance both in the mornings and evenings.
Shakir: They shall not hear therein any vain discourse, but only: Peace, and they shall have their sustenance therein morning and evening
Pickthall: They hear therein no idle talk, but only Peace; and therein they have food for morn and evening.
Yusufali: They will not there hear any vain discourse, but only salutations of Peace: And they will have therein their sustenance, morning and evening.
تِلْكَ الْجَنَّةُ الَّتِي نُورِثُ مِنْ عِبَادِنَا مَنْ كَانَ تَقِيًّا ﴿۶۳﴾
Qarib: That is the Paradise which We shall give the cautious worshipers to inherit.
Sarwar: Such are the gardens which We will give to Our God-fearing servants as their inherited property.
Shakir: This is the garden which We cause those of Our servants to inherit who guard (against evil)
Pickthall: Such is the Garden which We cause the devout among Our bondmen to inherit.
Yusufali: Such is the Garden which We give as an inheritance to those of Our servants who guard against Evil.
وَمَا نَتَنَزَّلُ إِلَّا بِأَمْرِ رَبِّكَ لَهُ مَا بَيْنَ أَيْدِينَا وَمَا خَلْفَنَا وَمَا بَيْنَ ذَلِكَ وَمَا كَانَ رَبُّكَ نَسِيًّا ﴿۶۴﴾
Qarib: (Gabriel said:) 'We do not descend except at the command of your Lord. To Him belongs all that is before us and all that is behind us, and all that lies between. Your Lord does not forget.
Sarwar: (Muhammad), we (the angels) do not come to you without being commanded by your Lord to do so. To Him belongs all that is before us, behind us, and in between. Your Lord is not forgetful.
Shakir: And we do not descend but by the command of your Lord; to Him belongs whatever is before us and whatever is behind us and whatever is between these, and your Lord is not forgetful
Pickthall: We (angels) come not down save by commandment of thy Lord. Unto Him belongeth all that is before us and all that is behind us and all that is between those two, and thy Lord was never forgetful -
Yusufali: (The angels say:) "We descend not but by command of thy Lord: to Him belongeth what is before us and what is behind us, and what is between: and thy Lord never doth forget,-
رَبُّ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ وَمَا بَيْنَهُمَا فَاعْبُدْهُ وَاصْطَبِرْ لِعِبَادَتِهِ هَلْ تَعْلَمُ لَهُ سَمِيًّا ﴿۶۵﴾
Qarib: Lord of the heavens and the earth and all that is between them, so worship Him, be patient in His worship. Do you know any that can be named with His Name! '
Sarwar: He is the Lord of the heavens and the earth and all that is between them. Worship Him and be steadfast in your worship of Him; none is equal to Him.
Shakir: The Lord of the heavens and the earth and what is between them, so serve Him and be patient in His service. Do you know any one equal to Him?
Pickthall: Lord of the heavens and the earth and all that is between them! Therefor, worship thou Him and be thou steadfast in His service. Knowest thou one that can be named along with Him?
Yusufali: "Lord of the heavens and of the earth, and of all that is between them; so worship Him, and be constant and patient in His worship: knowest thou of any who is worthy of the same Name as He?"
وَيَقُولُ الْإِنْسَانُ أَإِذَا مَا مِتُّ لَسَوْفَ أُخْرَجُ حَيًّا ﴿۶۶﴾
Qarib: The human says: 'What, when I am dead, shall I be raised to life? '
Sarwar: The human being says, "Shall I be brought to life again after I will die?"
Shakir: And says man: What! when I am dead shall I truly be brought forth alive?
Pickthall: And man saith: When I am dead, shall I forsooth be brought forth alive?
Yusufali: Man says: "What! When I am dead, shall I then be raised up alive?"
أَوَلَا يَذْكُرُ الْإِنْسَانُ أَنَّا خَلَقْنَاهُ مِنْ قَبْلُ وَلَمْ يَكُ شَيْئًا ﴿۶۷﴾
Qarib: Will the human not remember that We created him before when he was not a thing.
Sarwar: Does he not remember that We created him when he did not exist?
Shakir: Does not man remember that We created him before, when he was nothing?
Pickthall: Doth not man remember that We created him before, when he was naught?
Yusufali: But does not man call to mind that We created him before out of nothing?
فَوَرَبِّكَ لَنَحْشُرَنَّهُمْ وَالشَّيَاطِينَ ثُمَّ لَنُحْضِرَنَّهُمْ حَوْلَ جَهَنَّمَ جِثِيًّا ﴿۶۸﴾
Qarib: By your Lord, We will gather them and the satans, and We shall parade them hobbling on their knees in Gehenna:
Sarwar: By your Lord, We will bring them back to life with satan and gather them around hell in large groups.
Shakir: So by your Lord! We will most certainly gather them together and the Shaitans, then shall We certainly cause them to be present round hell on their knees
Pickthall: And, by thy Lord, verily We shall assemble them and the devils, then We shall bring them, crouching, around hell.
Yusufali: So, by thy Lord, without doubt, We shall gather them together, and (also) the Evil Ones (with them); then shall We bring them forth on their knees round about Hell;
ثُمَّ لَنَنْزِعَنَّ مِنْ كُلِّ شِيعَةٍ أَيُّهُمْ أَشَدُّ عَلَى الرَّحْمَنِ عِتِيًّا ﴿۶۹﴾
Qarib: from every party We will pluck out whichever of them was the most hardened in disdain of the Most Merciful.
Sarwar: Then We will separate from every group those who were strongly rebellious against the Beneficent God.
Shakir: Then We will most certainly draw forth from every sect of them him who is most exorbitantly rebellious against the Beneficent Allah
Pickthall: Then We shall pluck out from every sect whichever of them was most stubborn in rebellion to the Beneficent.
Yusufali: Then shall We certainly drag out from every sect all those who were worst in obstinate rebellion against (Allah) Most Gracious.
ثُمَّ لَنَحْنُ أَعْلَمُ بِالَّذِينَ هُمْ أَوْلَى بِهَا صِلِيًّا ﴿۷۰﴾
Qarib: We alone know who deserves most to be burned therein.
Sarwar: We know best who deserves greater suffering in hell fire.
Shakir: Again We do certainly know best those who deserve most to be burned therein
Pickthall: And surely We are Best Aware of those most worthy to be burned therein.
Yusufali: And certainly We know best those who are most worthy of being burned therein.
وَإِنْ مِنْكُمْ إِلَّا وَارِدُهَا كَانَ عَلَى رَبِّكَ حَتْمًا مَقْضِيًّا ﴿۷۱﴾
Qarib: There is not one of you who shall not go down to it: such is a thing decreed, determined by your Lord.
Sarwar: It is the inevitable decree of your Lord that every one of you will be taken to hell.
Shakir: And there is not one of you but shall come to it; this is an unavoidable decree of your Lord
Pickthall: There is not one of you but shall approach it. That is a fixed ordinance of thy Lord.
Yusufali: Not one of you but will pass over it: this is, with thy Lord, a Decree which must be accomplished.
ثُمَّ نُنَجِّي الَّذِينَ اتَّقَوْا وَنَذَرُ الظَّالِمِينَ فِيهَا جِثِيًّا ﴿۷۲﴾
Qarib: Then, We will save those who were cautious of Us, but the harmdoers shall be left there hobbling on their knees.
Sarwar: We will save the pious ones from the hell fire and leave the unjust people therein in crowded groups.
Shakir: And We will deliver those who guarded (against evil), and We will leave the unjust therein on their knees
Pickthall: Then We shall rescue those who kept from evil, and leave the evil-doers crouching there.
Yusufali: But We shall save those who guarded against evil, and We shall leave the wrong-doers therein, (humbled) to their knees.
وَإِذَا تُتْلَى عَلَيْهِمْ آيَاتُنَا بَيِّنَاتٍ قَالَ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا لِلَّذِينَ آمَنُوا أَيُّ الْفَرِيقَيْنِ خَيْرٌ مَقَامًا وَأَحْسَنُ نَدِيًّا ﴿۷۳﴾
Qarib: When Our clear verses are recited to them the unbelievers say to the believers: 'Which of the two parties has a better position or company? '
Sarwar: When Our revelations are recited to them, the unbelievers say to the faithful ones, "Which of us is more prosperous?"
Shakir: And when Our clear communications are recited to them, those who disbelieve say to those who believe: Which of the two parties is best in abiding and best in assembly?
Pickthall: And when Our clear revelations are recited unto them, those who disbelieve say unto those who believe: Which of the two parties (yours or ours) is better in position, and more imposing as an army?
Yusufali: When Our Clear Signs are rehearsed to them, the Unbelievers say to those who believe, "Which of the two sides is best in point of position? Which makes the best show in council?"
وَكَمْ أَهْلَكْنَا قَبْلَهُمْ مِنْ قَرْنٍ هُمْ أَحْسَنُ أَثَاثًا وَرِئْيًا ﴿۷۴﴾
Qarib: How many generations have We destroyed before them, who were far greater in riches and more boastful!
Sarwar: How many generations of greater prosperity and splendor have We destroyed before them?
Shakir: And how many of the generations have We destroyed before them who were better in respect of goods and outward appearance!
Pickthall: How many a generation have We destroyed before them, who were more imposing in respect of gear and outward seeming!
Yusufali: But how many (countless) generations before them have we destroyed, who were even better in equipment and in glitter to the eye?
قُلْ مَنْ كَانَ فِي الضَّلَالَةِ فَلْيَمْدُدْ لَهُ الرَّحْمَنُ مَدًّا حَتَّى إِذَا رَأَوْا مَا يُوعَدُونَ إِمَّا الْعَذَابَ وَإِمَّا السَّاعَةَ فَسَيَعْلَمُونَ مَنْ هُوَ شَرٌّ مَكَانًا وَأَضْعَفُ جُنْدًا ﴿۷۵﴾
Qarib: Say: 'Whosoever is in error, let the Most Merciful prolong his life span until they see that which they were threatened, be it a punishment, or the Hour. Then shall they know whose is the worst place and who is weaker in hosts. '
Sarwar: (Muhammad), tell them, "The Beneficent God gives respite to those who have gone astray only until they face the torment with which they were threatened or to the Day of Judgment. Then they will find out who will have the most miserable place and the weakest forces.
Shakir: Say: As for him who remains in error, the Beneficent Allah will surely prolong his length of days, until they see what they were threatened with, either the punishment or the hour; then they shall know who is in more evil plight and weaker in forces
Pickthall: Say: As for him who is in error, the Beneficent will verily prolong his span of life until, when they behold that which they were promised, whether it be punishment (in the world), or the Hour (of doom), they will know who is worse in position and who is weaker as an army.
Yusufali: Say: "If any men go astray, (Allah) Most Gracious extends (the rope) to them, until, when they see the warning of Allah (being fulfilled) - either in punishment or in (the approach of) the Hour,- they will at length realise who is worst in position, and (who) weakest in forces!
وَيَزِيدُ اللَّهُ الَّذِينَ اهْتَدَوْا هُدًى وَالْبَاقِيَاتُ الصَّالِحَاتُ خَيْرٌ عِنْدَ رَبِّكَ ثَوَابًا وَخَيْرٌ مَرَدًّا ﴿۷۶﴾
Qarib: Allah will increase those who were guided in guidance and things that abide. Good deeds are better in reward with your Lord, and, better in return.
Sarwar: God further enlightens those who seek guidance. To those who do charitable deeds which produce continuing benefits, your Lord will give a better reward and a better place in Paradise.
Shakir: And Allah increases in guidance those who go aright; and ever-abiding good works are with your Lord best in recompense and best in yielding fruit
Pickthall: Allah increaseth in right guidance those who walk aright, and the good deeds which endure are better in thy Lord's sight for reward, and better for resort.
Yusufali: "And Allah doth advance in guidance those who seek guidance: and the things that endure, Good Deeds, are best in the sight of thy Lord, as rewards, and best in respect of (their) eventual return."
أَفَرَأَيْتَ الَّذِي كَفَرَ بِآيَاتِنَا وَقَالَ لَأُوتَيَنَّ مَالًا وَوَلَدًا ﴿۷۷﴾
Qarib: Have you seen he who disbelieves Our verses and yet says: 'I shall surely be given wealth and children! '
Sarwar: Note the words of the disbeliever, "I shall certainly be given wealth and children?"
Shakir: Have you, then, seen him who disbelieves in Our communications and says: I shall certainly be given wealth and children?
Pickthall: Hast thou seen him who disbelieveth in Our revelations and saith: Assuredly I shall be given wealth and children?
Yusufali: Hast thou then seen the (sort of) man who rejects Our Signs, yet says: "I shall certainly be given wealth and children?"
أَطَّلَعَ الْغَيْبَ أَمِ اتَّخَذَ عِنْدَ الرَّحْمَنِ عَهْدًا ﴿۷۸﴾
Qarib: Has he gained knowledge of the Unseen? Or taken a covenant with the Merciful?
Sarwar: Has he the knowledge of the unseen or has the Beneficent God established such a binding agreement with Him?
Shakir: Has he gained knowledge of the unseen, or made a covenant with the Beneficent Allah?
Pickthall: Hath he perused the Unseen, or hath he made a pact with the Beneficent?
Yusufali: Has he penetrated to the Unseen, or has he taken a contract with (Allah) Most Gracious?
كَلَّا سَنَكْتُبُ مَا يَقُولُ وَنَمُدُّ لَهُ مِنَ الْعَذَابِ مَدًّا ﴿۷۹﴾
Qarib: On the contrary, We will write down what he says and prolong the length of his punishment.
Sarwar: Absolutely not, We will record his words and prolong his punishment.
Shakir: By no means! We write down what he says, and We will lengthen to him the length of the chastisement
Pickthall: Nay, but We shall record that which he saith and prolong for him a span of torment.
Yusufali: Nay! We shall record what he says, and We shall add and add to his punishment.
وَنَرِثُهُ مَا يَقُولُ وَيَأْتِينَا فَرْدًا ﴿۸۰﴾
Qarib: We shall inherit that of which he speaks and he will come before Us alone.
Sarwar: All that he speaks of will belong to Us, and he will come into Our presence all alone.
Shakir: And We will inherit of him what he says, and he shall come to Us alone
Pickthall: And We shall inherit from him that whereof he spake, and he will come unto Us, alone (without his wealth and children).
Yusufali: To Us shall return all that he talks of and he shall appear before Us bare and alone.
وَاتَّخَذُوا مِنْ دُونِ اللَّهِ آلِهَةً لِيَكُونُوا لَهُمْ عِزًّا ﴿۸۱﴾
Qarib: And they have taken gods, other than Allah, that they might be a power from them.
Sarwar: They have sought honor from other gods instead of God.
Shakir: And they have taken gods besides Allah, that they should be to them a source of strength;
Pickthall: And they have chosen (other) gods beside Allah that they may be a power for them.
Yusufali: And they have taken (for worship) gods other than Allah, to give them power and glory!
كَلَّا سَيَكْفُرُونَ بِعِبَادَتِهِمْ وَيَكُونُونَ عَلَيْهِمْ ضِدًّا ﴿۸۲﴾
Qarib: Indeed no! They will renounce their worship and turn against them.
Sarwar: In fact, they can have no honor; their gods will renounce their worship of idols and will turn against them.
Shakir: By no means! They shall soon deny their worshipping them, and they shall be adversaries to them
Pickthall: Nay, but they will deny their worship of them, and become opponents unto them.
Yusufali: Instead, they shall reject their worship, and become adversaries against them.
أَلَمْ تَرَ أَنَّا أَرْسَلْنَا الشَّيَاطِينَ عَلَى الْكَافِرِينَ تَؤُزُّهُمْ أَزًّا ﴿۸۳﴾
Qarib: Have you not seen how We send down to the unbelievers satans who prick them?
Sarwar: Do you not realize that We have sent Satan to incite the unbelievers to sin.
Shakir: Do you not see that We have sent the Shaitans against the unbelievers, inciting them by incitement?
Pickthall: Seest thou not that We have set the devils on the disbelievers to confound them with confusion?
Yusufali: Seest thou not that We have set the Evil Ones on against the unbelievers, to incite them with fury?
فَلَا تَعْجَلْ عَلَيْهِمْ إِنَّمَا نَعُدُّ لَهُمْ عَدًّا ﴿۸۴﴾
Qarib: Therefore, do not hasten (things) against them, for We count out to them a number,
Sarwar: (Muhammad), exercise patience; We have given them respite only for an appointed time.
Shakir: Therefore be not in haste against them, We only number out to them a number (of days)
Pickthall: So make no haste against them (O Muhammad). We do but number unto them a sum (of days).
Yusufali: So make no haste against them, for We but count out to them a (limited) number (of days).
يَوْمَ نَحْشُرُ الْمُتَّقِينَ إِلَى الرَّحْمَنِ وَفْدًا ﴿۸۵﴾
Qarib: and on the Day when We will ceremonially gather the righteous to the Merciful,
Sarwar: On the Day of Judgment, when the pious people will be brought into the presence of the Beneficent God as the guests of honor
Shakir: The day on which We will gather those who guard (against evil) to the Beneficent Allah to receive honors
Pickthall: On the day when We shall gather the righteous unto the Beneficent, a goodly company.
Yusufali: The day We shall gather the righteous to (Allah) Most Gracious, like a band presented before a king for honours,
وَنَسُوقُ الْمُجْرِمِينَ إِلَى جَهَنَّمَ وِرْدًا ﴿۸۶﴾
Qarib: and drive the evildoers as herds, into Gehenna
Sarwar: and the criminals will be driven and thrown into hell,
Shakir: And We will drive the guilty to hell thirsty
Pickthall: And drive the guilty unto hell, a weary herd,
Yusufali: And We shall drive the sinners to Hell, like thirsty cattle driven down to water,-
لَا يَمْلِكُونَ الشَّفَاعَةَ إِلَّا مَنِ اتَّخَذَ عِنْدَ الرَّحْمَنِ عَهْدًا ﴿۸۷﴾
Qarib: who have no power of intercession, except those who have taken a covenant with the Merciful.
Sarwar: no one will be able to intercede for the others except those whom the Beneficent God has given authority.
Shakir: They shall not control intercession, save he who has made a covenant with the Beneficent Allah
Pickthall: They will have no power of intercession, save him who hath made a covenant with his Lord.
Yusufali: None shall have the power of intercession, but such a one as has received permission (or promise) from (Allah) Most Gracious.
وَقَالُوا اتَّخَذَ الرَّحْمَنُ وَلَدًا ﴿۸۸﴾
Qarib: And they say: 'The Merciful has taken a son. '
Sarwar: They have said that the Beneficent God has given birth to a son.
Shakir: And they say: The Beneficent Allah has taken (to Himself) a son
Pickthall: And they say: The Beneficent hath taken unto Himself a son.
Yusufali: They say: "(Allah) Most Gracious has begotten a son!"
لَقَدْ جِئْتُمْ شَيْئًا إِدًّا ﴿۸۹﴾
Qarib: Surely, you have brought a monstrous thing!
Sarwar: This is certainly a monstrous lie!
Shakir: Certainly you have made an abominable assertion
Pickthall: Assuredly ye utter a disastrous thing
Yusufali: Indeed ye have put forth a thing most monstrous!
تَكَادُ السَّمَاوَاتُ يَتَفَطَّرْنَ مِنْهُ وَتَنْشَقُّ الْأَرْضُ وَتَخِرُّ الْجِبَالُ هَدًّا ﴿۹۰﴾
Qarib: Thereby the heavens are nearly torn and the earth split asunder, and mountains fall crashing down
Sarwar: This would almost cause the heavens to rent apart, the earth to cleave asunder and the mountains to crumble down in fragments,
Shakir: The heavens may almost be rent thereat, and the earth cleave asunder, and the mountains fall down in pieces,
Pickthall: Whereby almost the heavens are torn, and the earth is split asunder and the mountains fall in ruins,
Yusufali: At it the skies are ready to burst, the earth to split asunder, and the mountains to fall down in utter ruin,
أَنْ دَعَوْا لِلرَّحْمَنِ وَلَدًا ﴿۹۱﴾
Qarib: because they have ascribed a son to the Merciful.
Sarwar: to ascribe a son to the Beneficent God.
Shakir: That they ascribe a son to the Beneficent Allah
Pickthall: That ye ascribe unto the Beneficent a son,
Yusufali: That they should invoke a son for (Allah) Most Gracious.
وَمَا يَنْبَغِي لِلرَّحْمَنِ أَنْ يَتَّخِذَ وَلَدًا ﴿۹۲﴾
Qarib: It is not for the Merciful to take a son!
Sarwar: The Beneficent God is too Exalted to have a son.
Shakir: And it is not worthy of the Beneficent Allah that He should take (to Himself) a son
Pickthall: When it is not meet for (the Majesty of) the Beneficent that He should choose a son.
Yusufali: For it is not consonant with the majesty of (Allah) Most Gracious that He should beget a son.
إِنْ كُلُّ مَنْ فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ إِلَّا آتِي الرَّحْمَنِ عَبْدًا ﴿۹۳﴾
Qarib: There is none in the heavens and earth except he comes to the Merciful as a worshiper.
Sarwar: All that is in the heavens and the earth will return to the Beneficent God as His submissive servants.
Shakir: There is no one in the heavens and the earth but will come to the Beneficent Allah as a servant
Pickthall: There is none in the heavens and the earth but cometh unto the Beneficent as a slave.
Yusufali: Not one of the beings in the heavens and the earth but must come to (Allah) Most Gracious as a servant.
لَقَدْ أَحْصَاهُمْ وَعَدَّهُمْ عَدًّا ﴿۹۴﴾
Qarib: He has counted them and exactly numbered all;
Sarwar: He has counted and enumerated them one by one.
Shakir: Certainly He has a comprehensive knowledge of them and He has numbered them a (comprehensive) numbering
Pickthall: Verily He knoweth them and numbereth them with (right) numbering.
Yusufali: He does take an account of them (all), and hath numbered them (all) exactly.
وَكُلُّهُمْ آتِيهِ يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ فَرْدًا ﴿۹۵﴾
Qarib: and each one shall come to Him on the Day of Resurrection, alone.
Sarwar: Everyone on the Day of Judgment will individually come into the presence of God.
Shakir: And every one of them will come to Him on the day of resurrection alone
Pickthall: And each one of them will come unto Him on the Day of Resurrection, alone.
Yusufali: And everyone of them will come to Him singly on the Day of Judgment.
إِنَّ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَعَمِلُوا الصَّالِحَاتِ سَيَجْعَلُ لَهُمُ الرَّحْمَنُ وُدًّا ﴿۹۶﴾
Qarib: Those who believe and do righteous deeds, the Merciful will assign for them love.
Sarwar: To the righteously striving believers God will grant love.
Shakir: Surely (as for) those who believe and do good deeds for t them will Allah bring about love
Pickthall: Lo! those who believe and do good works, the Beneficent will appoint for them love.
Yusufali: On those who believe and work deeds of righteousness, will (Allah) Most Gracious bestow love.
فَإِنَّمَا يَسَّرْنَاهُ بِلِسَانِكَ لِتُبَشِّرَ بِهِ الْمُتَّقِينَ وَتُنْذِرَ بِهِ قَوْمًا لُدًّا ﴿۹۷﴾
Qarib: We have made it easy in your own tongue in order that you proclaim the glad tidings to the cautious and give warning to a stubborn nation.
Sarwar: (Muhammad), We have given you the Book (the Quran) in your own language so that you could easily give the glad news to the pious ones and warn the quarrelsome ones.
Shakir: So We have only made it easy in your tongue that you may give good news thereby to those who guard (against evil) and warn thereby a vehemently contentious people
Pickthall: And We make (this Scripture) easy in thy tongue, (O Muhammad) only that thou mayst bear good tidings therewith unto those who ward off (evil), and warn therewith the froward folk.
Yusufali: So have We made the (Qur'an) easy in thine own tongue, that with it thou mayest give Glad Tidings to the righteous, and warnings to people given to contention.
وَكَمْ أَهْلَكْنَا قَبْلَهُمْ مِنْ قَرْنٍ هَلْ تُحِسُّ مِنْهُمْ مِنْ أَحَدٍ أَوْ تَسْمَعُ لَهُمْ رِكْزًا ﴿۹۸﴾
Qarib: How many generations have We destroyed before them! Do you sense even one of them, or hear a whisper from them?
Sarwar: How many generations living before them did We destroy? Do you find anyone of them around or do you even hear any word from them?
Shakir: And how many a generation have We destroyed before them! Do you see any one of them or hear a sound of them?
Pickthall: And how many a generation before them have We destroyed! Canst thou (Muhammad) see a single man of them, or hear from them the slightest sound?
Yusufali: But how many (countless) generations before them have We destroyed? Canst thou find a single one of them (now) or hear (so much as) a whisper of them?