بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِ
In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful
هَلْ أَتَى عَلَى الْإِنْسَانِ حِينٌ مِنَ الدَّهْرِ لَمْ يَكُنْ شَيْئًا مَذْكُورًا ﴿۱﴾
Qarib: Indeed, there came upon the human a period of time when he was an unremembered thing.
Sarwar: There was certainly a time when there was no mention of the human being.
Shakir: There surely came over man a period of time when he was a thing not worth mentioning
Pickthall: Hath there come upon man (ever) any period of time in which he was a thing unremembered?
Yusufali: Has there not been over Man a long period of Time, when he was nothing - (not even) mentioned?
إِنَّا خَلَقْنَا الْإِنْسَانَ مِنْ نُطْفَةٍ أَمْشَاجٍ نَبْتَلِيهِ فَجَعَلْنَاهُ سَمِيعًا بَصِيرًا ﴿۲﴾
Qarib: We have created the human from a (sperm) drop, a mixture, testing him; We made him to hear and see.
Sarwar: We created the human being from the union of sperm and egg to test him. We gave him hearing and vision.
Shakir: Surely We have created man from a small life-germ uniting (itself): We mean to try him, so We have made him hearing, seeing
Pickthall: Lo! We create man from a drop of thickened fluid to test him; so We make him hearing, knowing.
Yusufali: Verily We created Man from a drop of mingled sperm, in order to try him: So We gave him (the gifts), of Hearing and Sight.
إِنَّا هَدَيْنَاهُ السَّبِيلَ إِمَّا شَاكِرًا وَإِمَّا كَفُورًا ﴿۳﴾
Qarib: Indeed, We have guided him to the path, he is either grateful or ungrateful.
Sarwar: We showed him the right path whether he would be grateful or ungrateful.
Shakir: Surely We have shown him the way: he may be thankful or unthankful
Pickthall: Lo! We have shown him the way, whether he be grateful or disbelieving.
Yusufali: We showed him the Way: whether he be grateful or ungrateful (rests on his will).
إِنَّا أَعْتَدْنَا لِلْكَافِرِينَ سَلَاسِلَ وَأَغْلَالًا وَسَعِيرًا ﴿۴﴾
Qarib: Indeed, for the unbelievers We have prepared chains, fetters and a Blazing (Fire).
Sarwar: We have prepared chains, shackles, and flaming fire (for the disbelievers).
Shakir: Surely We have prepared for the unbelievers chains and shackles and a burning fire
Pickthall: Lo! We have prepared for disbelievers manacles and carcans and a raging fire.
Yusufali: For the Rejecters we have prepared chains, yokes, and a blazing Fire.
إِنَّ الْأَبْرَارَ يَشْرَبُونَ مِنْ كَأْسٍ كَانَ مِزَاجُهَا كَافُورًا ﴿۵﴾
Qarib: But the righteous shall drink of a goblet mixed with camphor;
Sarwar: The virtuous ones will drink from a cup containing camphor
Shakir: Surely the righteous shall drink of a cup the admixture of which is camphor
Pickthall: Lo! the righteous shall drink of a cup whereof the mixture is of Kafur,
Yusufali: As to the Righteous, they shall drink of a Cup (of Wine) mixed with Kafur,-
عَيْنًا يَشْرَبُ بِهَا عِبَادُ اللَّهِ يُفَجِّرُونَهَا تَفْجِيرًا ﴿۶﴾
Qarib: a fountain at which the worshipers of Allah drink and make it gush forth abundantly;
Sarwar: which flows from a spring from which the servants of God will drink.
Shakir: A fountain from which the servants of Allah shall drink; they make it to flow a (goodly) flowing forth
Pickthall: A spring wherefrom the slaves of Allah drink, making it gush forth abundantly,
Yusufali: A Fountain where the Devotees of Allah do drink, making it flow in unstinted abundance.
يُوفُونَ بِالنَّذْرِ وَيَخَافُونَ يَوْمًا كَانَ شَرُّهُ مُسْتَطِيرًا ﴿۷﴾
Qarib: they who keep their vows and fear a Day whose evil is spread;
Sarwar: The servants of God fulfill their vows and are afraid of the day in which there will be widespread terror.
Shakir: They fulfill vows and fear a day the evil of which shall be spreading far and wide
Pickthall: (Because) they perform the vow and fear a day whereof the evil is wide-spreading,
Yusufali: They perform (their) vows, and they fear a Day whose evil flies far and wide.
وَيُطْعِمُونَ الطَّعَامَ عَلَى حُبِّهِ مِسْكِينًا وَيَتِيمًا وَأَسِيرًا ﴿۸﴾
Qarib: who give food, for the love of Him to the needy, the orphan, and the captive,
Sarwar: They feed the destitute, orphans, and captives for the love of God, saying,
Shakir: And they give food out of love for Him to the poor and the orphan and the captive:
Pickthall: And feed with food the needy wretch, the orphan and the prisoner, for love of Him,
Yusufali: And they feed, for the love of Allah, the indigent, the orphan, and the captive,-
إِنَّمَا نُطْعِمُكُمْ لِوَجْهِ اللَّهِ لَا نُرِيدُ مِنْكُمْ جَزَاءً وَلَا شُكُورًا ﴿۹﴾
Qarib: (saying): 'We feed you only desirous of the Face of Allah; we seek of you neither recompense nor thanks,
Sarwar: "We only feed you for the sake of God and we do not want any reward or thanks from you.
Shakir: We only feed you for Allah's sake; we desire from you neither reward nor thanks:
Pickthall: (Saying): We feed you, for the sake of Allah only. We wish for no reward nor thanks from you;
Yusufali: (Saying),"We feed you for the sake of Allah alone: no reward do we desire from you, nor thanks.
إِنَّا نَخَافُ مِنْ رَبِّنَا يَوْمًا عَبُوسًا قَمْطَرِيرًا ﴿۱۰﴾
Qarib: for we fear from our Lord a stern, frownful Day. '
Sarwar: We are afraid of our Lord and the bitterly distressful day".
Shakir: Surely we fear from our Lord a stern, distressful day
Pickthall: Lo! we fear from our Lord a day of frowning and of fate.
Yusufali: "We only fear a Day of distressful Wrath from the side of our Lord."