ذِي قُوَّةٍ عِنْدَ ذِي الْعَرْشِ مَكِينٍ ﴿۲۰﴾
Qarib: of power, given a rank by the Owner of the Throne
Sarwar: who is honored in the presence of the Lord of the Throne,
Shakir: The processor of strength, having an honorable place with the Lord of the Dominion,
Pickthall: Mighty, established in the presence of the Lord of the Throne,
Yusufali: Endued with Power, with rank before the Lord of the Throne,
مُطَاعٍ ثَمَّ أَمِينٍ ﴿۲۱﴾
Qarib: obeyed, and honest.
Sarwar: obeyed by (all creatures) and faithful to His trust.
Shakir: One (to be) obeyed, and faithful in trust
Pickthall: (One) to be obeyed, and trustworthy;
Yusufali: With authority there, (and) faithful to his trust.
وَمَا صَاحِبُكُمْ بِمَجْنُونٍ ﴿۲۲﴾
Qarib: Your Companion is not mad,
Sarwar: Your companion (Muhammad) does not suffer from any mental illness
Shakir: And your companion is not gone mad
Pickthall: And your comrade is not mad.
Yusufali: And (O people!) your companion is not one possessed;
وَلَقَدْ رَآهُ بِالْأُفُقِ الْمُبِينِ ﴿۲۳﴾
Qarib: in truth he saw him (Gabriel) on the clear horizon,
Sarwar: He certainly saw him (Gabriel) high up on the horizon in his original form
Shakir: And of a truth he saw himself on the clear horizon
Pickthall: Surely he beheld Him on the clear horizon.
Yusufali: And without doubt he saw him in the clear horizon.
وَمَا هُوَ عَلَى الْغَيْبِ بِضَنِينٍ ﴿۲۴﴾
Qarib: he is not grudging of the Unseen.
Sarwar: He (Muhammad) is not accused of lying about the unseen.
Shakir: Nor of the unseen is he a tenacious concealer
Pickthall: And he is not avid of the Unseen.
Yusufali: Neither doth he withhold grudgingly a knowledge of the Unseen.
وَمَا هُوَ بِقَوْلِ شَيْطَانٍ رَجِيمٍ ﴿۲۵﴾
Qarib: Nor is this the word of a stoned satan.
Sarwar: The Quran is not the word of condemned satan.
Shakir: Nor is it the word of the cursed Shaitan,
Pickthall: Nor is this the utterance of a devil worthy to be stoned.
Yusufali: Nor is it the word of an evil spirit accursed.
فَأَيْنَ تَذْهَبُونَ ﴿۲۶﴾
Qarib: Where then are you going?
Sarwar: Where then will you go?
Shakir: Whither then will you go?
Pickthall: Whither then go ye?
Yusufali: When whither go ye?
إِنْ هُوَ إِلَّا ذِكْرٌ لِلْعَالَمِينَ ﴿۲۷﴾
Qarib: This is nothing but a Reminder to the worlds,
Sarwar: This is certainly the guidance for all (jinn and mankind).
Shakir: It is naught but a reminder for the nations,
Pickthall: This is naught else than a reminder unto creation,
Yusufali: Verily this is no less than a Message to (all) the Worlds:
لِمَنْ شَاءَ مِنْكُمْ أَنْ يَسْتَقِيمَ ﴿۲۸﴾
Qarib: for whosoever of you would go straight,
Sarwar: So let those who want, choose the right guidance
Shakir: For him among you who pleases to go straight
Pickthall: Unto whomsoever of you willeth to walk straight.
Yusufali: (With profit) to whoever among you wills to go straight:
وَمَا تَشَاءُونَ إِلَّا أَنْ يَشَاءَ اللَّهُ رَبُّ الْعَالَمِينَ ﴿۲۹﴾
Qarib: but you shall not, unless Allah wills, the Lord of all the Worlds.
Sarwar: However, you will not be able to choose anything unless God, Lord of the Universe wills it to be so.
Shakir: And you do not please except that Allah please, the Lord of the worlds
Pickthall: And ye will not, unless (it be) that Allah willeth, the Lord of Creation.
Yusufali: But ye shall not will except as Allah wills,- the Cherisher of the Worlds.