Sad( ص)
Original,King Fahad Quran Complex(الأصلي,مجمع الملك فهد القرآن)
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Abdullah Yusuf Ali(Abdullah Yusuf Ali)
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بِسمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحمٰنِ الرَّحيمِ ص ۚ وَالقُرءانِ ذِى الذِّكرِ(1)
Sad: By the Qur'an, Full of Admonition: (This is the Truth).(1)
بَلِ الَّذينَ كَفَروا فى عِزَّةٍ وَشِقاقٍ(2)
But the Unbelievers (are steeped) in self-glory and Separatism.(2)
كَم أَهلَكنا مِن قَبلِهِم مِن قَرنٍ فَنادَوا وَلاتَ حينَ مَناصٍ(3)
How many generations before them did We destroy? In the end they cried (for mercy)- when there was no longer time for being saved!(3)
وَعَجِبوا أَن جاءَهُم مُنذِرٌ مِنهُم ۖ وَقالَ الكٰفِرونَ هٰذا سٰحِرٌ كَذّابٌ(4)
So they wonder that a Warner has come to them from among themselves! and the Unbelievers say, "This is a sorcerer telling lies!(4)
أَجَعَلَ الءالِهَةَ إِلٰهًا وٰحِدًا ۖ إِنَّ هٰذا لَشَيءٌ عُجابٌ(5)
"Has he made the gods (all) into one Allah? Truly this is a wonderful thing!"(5)
وَانطَلَقَ المَلَأُ مِنهُم أَنِ امشوا وَاصبِروا عَلىٰ ءالِهَتِكُم ۖ إِنَّ هٰذا لَشَيءٌ يُرادُ(6)
And the leader among them go away (impatiently), (saying), "Walk ye away, and remain constant to your gods! For this is truly a thing designed (against you)!(6)
ما سَمِعنا بِهٰذا فِى المِلَّةِ الءاخِرَةِ إِن هٰذا إِلَّا اختِلٰقٌ(7)
"We never heard (the like) of this among the people of these latter days: this is nothing but a made-up tale!"(7)
أَءُنزِلَ عَلَيهِ الذِّكرُ مِن بَينِنا ۚ بَل هُم فى شَكٍّ مِن ذِكرى ۖ بَل لَمّا يَذوقوا عَذابِ(8)
"What! has the Message been sent to him - (Of all persons) among us?"... but they are in doubt concerning My (Own) Message! Nay, they have not yet tasted My Punishment!(8)
أَم عِندَهُم خَزائِنُ رَحمَةِ رَبِّكَ العَزيزِ الوَهّابِ(9)
Or have they the treasures of the mercy of thy Lord,- the Exalted in Power, the Grantor of Bounties without measure?(9)
أَم لَهُم مُلكُ السَّمٰوٰتِ وَالأَرضِ وَما بَينَهُما ۖ فَليَرتَقوا فِى الأَسبٰبِ(10)
Or have they the dominion of the heavens and the earth and all between? If so, let them mount up with the ropes and means (to reach that end)!(10)
جُندٌ ما هُنالِكَ مَهزومٌ مِنَ الأَحزابِ(11)
But there - will be put to flight even a host of confederates.(11)
كَذَّبَت قَبلَهُم قَومُ نوحٍ وَعادٌ وَفِرعَونُ ذُو الأَوتادِ(12)
Before them (were many who) rejected messengers,- the people of Noah, and 'Ad, and Pharaoh, the Lord of Stakes,(12)
وَثَمودُ وَقَومُ لوطٍ وَأَصحٰبُ لـَٔيكَةِ ۚ أُولٰئِكَ الأَحزابُ(13)
And Thamud, and the people of Lut, and the Companions of the Wood; - such were the Confederates.(13)
إِن كُلٌّ إِلّا كَذَّبَ الرُّسُلَ فَحَقَّ عِقابِ(14)
Not one (of them) but rejected the messengers, but My punishment came justly and inevitably (on them).(14)
وَما يَنظُرُ هٰؤُلاءِ إِلّا صَيحَةً وٰحِدَةً ما لَها مِن فَواقٍ(15)
These (today) only wait for a single mighty Blast, which (when it comes) will brook no delay.(15)
وَقالوا رَبَّنا عَجِّل لَنا قِطَّنا قَبلَ يَومِ الحِسابِ(16)
They say: "Our Lord! hasten to us our sentence (even) before the Day of Account!"(16)
اصبِر عَلىٰ ما يَقولونَ وَاذكُر عَبدَنا داوۥدَ ذَا الأَيدِ ۖ إِنَّهُ أَوّابٌ(17)
Have patience at what they say, and remember our servant David, the man of strength: for he ever turned (to Allah).(17)
إِنّا سَخَّرنَا الجِبالَ مَعَهُ يُسَبِّحنَ بِالعَشِىِّ وَالإِشراقِ(18)
It was We that made the hills declare, in unison with him, Our Praises, at eventide and at break of day,(18)
وَالطَّيرَ مَحشورَةً ۖ كُلٌّ لَهُ أَوّابٌ(19)
And the birds gathered (in assemblies): all with him did turn (to Allah).(19)
وَشَدَدنا مُلكَهُ وَءاتَينٰهُ الحِكمَةَ وَفَصلَ الخِطابِ(20)
We strengthened his kingdom, and gave him wisdom and sound judgment in speech and decision.(20)
۞ وَهَل أَتىٰكَ نَبَؤُا۟ الخَصمِ إِذ تَسَوَّرُوا المِحرابَ(21)
Has the Story of the Disputants reached thee? Behold, they climbed over the wall of the private chamber;(21)
إِذ دَخَلوا عَلىٰ داوۥدَ فَفَزِعَ مِنهُم ۖ قالوا لا تَخَف ۖ خَصمانِ بَغىٰ بَعضُنا عَلىٰ بَعضٍ فَاحكُم بَينَنا بِالحَقِّ وَلا تُشطِط وَاهدِنا إِلىٰ سَواءِ الصِّرٰطِ(22)
When they entered the presence of David, and he was terrified of them, they said: "Fear not: we are two disputants, one of whom has wronged the other: Decide now between us with truth, and treat us not with injustice, but guide us to the even Path..(22)
إِنَّ هٰذا أَخى لَهُ تِسعٌ وَتِسعونَ نَعجَةً وَلِىَ نَعجَةٌ وٰحِدَةٌ فَقالَ أَكفِلنيها وَعَزَّنى فِى الخِطابِ(23)
"This man is my brother: He has nine and ninety ewes, and I have (but) one: Yet he says, 'commit her to my care,' and is (moreover) harsh to me in speech."(23)
قالَ لَقَد ظَلَمَكَ بِسُؤالِ نَعجَتِكَ إِلىٰ نِعاجِهِ ۖ وَإِنَّ كَثيرًا مِنَ الخُلَطاءِ لَيَبغى بَعضُهُم عَلىٰ بَعضٍ إِلَّا الَّذينَ ءامَنوا وَعَمِلُوا الصّٰلِحٰتِ وَقَليلٌ ما هُم ۗ وَظَنَّ داوۥدُ أَنَّما فَتَنّٰهُ فَاستَغفَرَ رَبَّهُ وَخَرَّ راكِعًا وَأَنابَ ۩(24)
(David) said: "He has undoubtedly wronged thee in demanding thy (single) ewe to be added to his (flock of) ewes: truly many are the partners (in business) who wrong each other: Not so do those who believe and work deeds of righteousness, and how few are they?"... and David gathered that We had tried him: he asked forgiveness of his Lord, fell down, bowing (in prostration), and turned (to Allah in repentance).(24)
فَغَفَرنا لَهُ ذٰلِكَ ۖ وَإِنَّ لَهُ عِندَنا لَزُلفىٰ وَحُسنَ مَـٔابٍ(25)
So We forgave him this (lapse): he enjoyed, indeed, a Near Approach to Us, and a beautiful place of (Final) Return.(25)
يٰداوۥدُ إِنّا جَعَلنٰكَ خَليفَةً فِى الأَرضِ فَاحكُم بَينَ النّاسِ بِالحَقِّ وَلا تَتَّبِعِ الهَوىٰ فَيُضِلَّكَ عَن سَبيلِ اللَّهِ ۚ إِنَّ الَّذينَ يَضِلّونَ عَن سَبيلِ اللَّهِ لَهُم عَذابٌ شَديدٌ بِما نَسوا يَومَ الحِسابِ(26)
O David! We did indeed make thee a vicegerent on earth: so judge thou between men in truth (and justice): Nor follow thou the lusts (of thy heart), for they will mislead thee from the Path of Allah: for those who wander astray from the Path of Allah, is a Penalty Grievous, for that they forget the Day of Account.(26)
وَما خَلَقنَا السَّماءَ وَالأَرضَ وَما بَينَهُما بٰطِلًا ۚ ذٰلِكَ ظَنُّ الَّذينَ كَفَروا ۚ فَوَيلٌ لِلَّذينَ كَفَروا مِنَ النّارِ(27)
Not without purpose did We create heaven and earth and all between! that were the thought of Unbelievers! but woe to the Unbelievers because of the Fire (of Hell)!(27)
أَم نَجعَلُ الَّذينَ ءامَنوا وَعَمِلُوا الصّٰلِحٰتِ كَالمُفسِدينَ فِى الأَرضِ أَم نَجعَلُ المُتَّقينَ كَالفُجّارِ(28)
Shall We treat those who believe and work deeds of righteousness, the same as those who do mischief on earth? Shall We treat those who guard against evil, the same as those who turn aside from the right?(28)
كِتٰبٌ أَنزَلنٰهُ إِلَيكَ مُبٰرَكٌ لِيَدَّبَّروا ءايٰتِهِ وَلِيَتَذَكَّرَ أُولُوا الأَلبٰبِ(29)
(Here is) a Book which We have sent down unto thee, full of blessings, that they may mediate on its Signs, and that men of understanding may receive admonition.(29)
وَوَهَبنا لِداوۥدَ سُلَيمٰنَ ۚ نِعمَ العَبدُ ۖ إِنَّهُ أَوّابٌ(30)
To David We gave Solomon (for a son),- How excellent in Our service! Ever did he turn (to Us)!(30)
إِذ عُرِضَ عَلَيهِ بِالعَشِىِّ الصّٰفِنٰتُ الجِيادُ(31)
Behold, there were brought before him, at eventide coursers of the highest breeding, and swift of foot;(31)
فَقالَ إِنّى أَحبَبتُ حُبَّ الخَيرِ عَن ذِكرِ رَبّى حَتّىٰ تَوارَت بِالحِجابِ(32)
And he said, "Truly do I love the love of good, with a view to the glory of my Lord,"- until (the sun) was hidden in the veil (of night):(32)
رُدّوها عَلَىَّ ۖ فَطَفِقَ مَسحًا بِالسّوقِ وَالأَعناقِ(33)
"Bring them back to me." then began he to pass his hand over (their) legs and their necks.(33)
وَلَقَد فَتَنّا سُلَيمٰنَ وَأَلقَينا عَلىٰ كُرسِيِّهِ جَسَدًا ثُمَّ أَنابَ(34)
And We did try Solomon: We placed on his throne a body (without life); but he did turn (to Us in true devotion):(34)
قالَ رَبِّ اغفِر لى وَهَب لى مُلكًا لا يَنبَغى لِأَحَدٍ مِن بَعدى ۖ إِنَّكَ أَنتَ الوَهّابُ(35)
He said, "O my Lord! Forgive me, and grant me a kingdom which, (it may be), suits not another after me: for Thou art the Grantor of Bounties (without measure).(35)
فَسَخَّرنا لَهُ الرّيحَ تَجرى بِأَمرِهِ رُخاءً حَيثُ أَصابَ(36)
Then We subjected the wind to his power, to flow gently to his order, Whithersoever he willed,-(36)
وَالشَّيٰطينَ كُلَّ بَنّاءٍ وَغَوّاصٍ(37)
As also the evil ones, (including) every kind of builder and diver,-(37)
وَءاخَرينَ مُقَرَّنينَ فِى الأَصفادِ(38)
As also others bound together in fetters.(38)
هٰذا عَطاؤُنا فَامنُن أَو أَمسِك بِغَيرِ حِسابٍ(39)
"Such are Our Bounties: whether thou bestow them (on others) or withhold them, no account will be asked."(39)
وَإِنَّ لَهُ عِندَنا لَزُلفىٰ وَحُسنَ مَـٔابٍ(40)
And he enjoyed, indeed, a Near Approach to Us, and a beautiful Place of (Final) Return.(40)
وَاذكُر عَبدَنا أَيّوبَ إِذ نادىٰ رَبَّهُ أَنّى مَسَّنِىَ الشَّيطٰنُ بِنُصبٍ وَعَذابٍ(41)
Commemorate Our Servant Job. Behold he cried to his Lord: "The Evil One has afflicted me with distress and suffering!"(41)
اركُض بِرِجلِكَ ۖ هٰذا مُغتَسَلٌ بارِدٌ وَشَرابٌ(42)
(The command was given:) "Strike with thy foot: here is (water) wherein to wash, cool and refreshing, and (water) to drink."(42)
وَوَهَبنا لَهُ أَهلَهُ وَمِثلَهُم مَعَهُم رَحمَةً مِنّا وَذِكرىٰ لِأُولِى الأَلبٰبِ(43)
And We gave him (back) his people, and doubled their number,- as a Grace from Ourselves, and a thing for commemoration, for all who have Understanding.(43)
وَخُذ بِيَدِكَ ضِغثًا فَاضرِب بِهِ وَلا تَحنَث ۗ إِنّا وَجَدنٰهُ صابِرًا ۚ نِعمَ العَبدُ ۖ إِنَّهُ أَوّابٌ(44)
"And take in thy hand a little grass, and strike therewith: and break not (thy oath)." Truly We found him full of patience and constancy. How excellent in Our service! ever did he turn (to Us)!(44)
وَاذكُر عِبٰدَنا إِبرٰهيمَ وَإِسحٰقَ وَيَعقوبَ أُولِى الأَيدى وَالأَبصٰرِ(45)
And commemorate Our Servants Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, possessors of Power and Vision.(45)
إِنّا أَخلَصنٰهُم بِخالِصَةٍ ذِكرَى الدّارِ(46)
Verily We did choose them for a special (purpose)- proclaiming the Message of the Hereafter.(46)
وَإِنَّهُم عِندَنا لَمِنَ المُصطَفَينَ الأَخيارِ(47)
They were, in Our sight, truly, of the company of the Elect and the Good.(47)
وَاذكُر إِسمٰعيلَ وَاليَسَعَ وَذَا الكِفلِ ۖ وَكُلٌّ مِنَ الأَخيارِ(48)
And commemorate Isma'il, Elisha, and Zul-Kifl: Each of them was of the Company of the Good.(48)
هٰذا ذِكرٌ ۚ وَإِنَّ لِلمُتَّقينَ لَحُسنَ مَـٔابٍ(49)
This is a Message (of admonition): and verily, for the righteous, is a beautiful Place of (Final) Return,-(49)
جَنّٰتِ عَدنٍ مُفَتَّحَةً لَهُمُ الأَبوٰبُ(50)
Gardens of Eternity, whose doors will (ever) be open to them;(50)
مُتَّكِـٔينَ فيها يَدعونَ فيها بِفٰكِهَةٍ كَثيرَةٍ وَشَرابٍ(51)
Therein will they recline (at ease): Therein can they call (at pleasure) for fruit in abundance, and (delicious) drink;(51)
۞ وَعِندَهُم قٰصِرٰتُ الطَّرفِ أَترابٌ(52)
And beside them will be chaste women restraining their glances, (companions) of equal age.(52)
هٰذا ما توعَدونَ لِيَومِ الحِسابِ(53)
Such is the Promise made, to you for the Day of Account!(53)
إِنَّ هٰذا لَرِزقُنا ما لَهُ مِن نَفادٍ(54)
Truly such will be Our Bounty (to you); it will never fail;-(54)
هٰذا ۚ وَإِنَّ لِلطّٰغينَ لَشَرَّ مَـٔابٍ(55)
Yea, such! but - for the wrong-doers will be an evil place of (Final) Return!-(55)
جَهَنَّمَ يَصلَونَها فَبِئسَ المِهادُ(56)
Hell!- they will burn therein, - an evil bed (indeed, to lie on)!-(56)
هٰذا فَليَذوقوهُ حَميمٌ وَغَسّاقٌ(57)
Yea, such! - then shall they taste it,- a boiling fluid, and a fluid dark, murky, intensely cold!-(57)
وَءاخَرُ مِن شَكلِهِ أَزوٰجٌ(58)
And other Penalties of a similar kind, to match them!(58)
هٰذا فَوجٌ مُقتَحِمٌ مَعَكُم ۖ لا مَرحَبًا بِهِم ۚ إِنَّهُم صالُوا النّارِ(59)
Here is a troop rushing headlong with you! No welcome for them! truly, they shall burn in the Fire!(59)
قالوا بَل أَنتُم لا مَرحَبًا بِكُم ۖ أَنتُم قَدَّمتُموهُ لَنا ۖ فَبِئسَ القَرارُ(60)
(The followers shall cry to the misleaders:) "Nay, ye (too)! No welcome for you! It is ye who have brought this upon us! Now evil is (this) place to stay in!"(60)
قالوا رَبَّنا مَن قَدَّمَ لَنا هٰذا فَزِدهُ عَذابًا ضِعفًا فِى النّارِ(61)
They will say: "Our Lord! whoever brought this upon us,- Add to him a double Penalty in the Fire!"(61)
وَقالوا ما لَنا لا نَرىٰ رِجالًا كُنّا نَعُدُّهُم مِنَ الأَشرارِ(62)
And they will say: "What has happened to us that we see not men whom we used to number among the bad ones?(62)
أَتَّخَذنٰهُم سِخرِيًّا أَم زاغَت عَنهُمُ الأَبصٰرُ(63)
"Did we treat them (as such) in ridicule, or have (our) eyes failed to perceive them?"(63)
إِنَّ ذٰلِكَ لَحَقٌّ تَخاصُمُ أَهلِ النّارِ(64)
Truly that is just and fitting,- the mutual recriminations of the People of the Fire!(64)
قُل إِنَّما أَنا۠ مُنذِرٌ ۖ وَما مِن إِلٰهٍ إِلَّا اللَّهُ الوٰحِدُ القَهّارُ(65)
Say: "Truly am I a Warner: no god is there but the one Allah, Supreme and Irresistible,-(65)
رَبُّ السَّمٰوٰتِ وَالأَرضِ وَما بَينَهُمَا العَزيزُ الغَفّٰرُ(66)
"The Lord of the heavens and the earth, and all between,- Exalted in Might, able to enforce His Will, forgiving again and again."(66)
قُل هُوَ نَبَؤٌا۟ عَظيمٌ(67)
Say: "That is a Message Supreme (above all),-(67)
أَنتُم عَنهُ مُعرِضونَ(68)
"From which ye do turn away!(68)
ما كانَ لِىَ مِن عِلمٍ بِالمَلَإِ الأَعلىٰ إِذ يَختَصِمونَ(69)
"No knowledge have I of the Chiefs on high, when they discuss (matters) among themselves.(69)
إِن يوحىٰ إِلَىَّ إِلّا أَنَّما أَنا۠ نَذيرٌ مُبينٌ(70)
'Only this has been revealed to me: that I am to give warning plainly and publicly."(70)
إِذ قالَ رَبُّكَ لِلمَلٰئِكَةِ إِنّى خٰلِقٌ بَشَرًا مِن طينٍ(71)
Behold, thy Lord said to the angels: "I am about to create man from clay:(71)
فَإِذا سَوَّيتُهُ وَنَفَختُ فيهِ مِن روحى فَقَعوا لَهُ سٰجِدينَ(72)
"When I have fashioned him (in due proportion) and breathed into him of My spirit, fall ye down in obeisance unto him."(72)
فَسَجَدَ المَلٰئِكَةُ كُلُّهُم أَجمَعونَ(73)
So the angels prostrated themselves, all of them together:(73)
إِلّا إِبليسَ استَكبَرَ وَكانَ مِنَ الكٰفِرينَ(74)
Not so Iblis: he was haughty, and became one of those who reject Faith.(74)
قالَ يٰإِبليسُ ما مَنَعَكَ أَن تَسجُدَ لِما خَلَقتُ بِيَدَىَّ ۖ أَستَكبَرتَ أَم كُنتَ مِنَ العالينَ(75)
(Allah) said: "O Iblis! What prevents thee from prostrating thyself to one whom I have created with my hands? Art thou haughty? Or art thou one of the high (and mighty) ones?"(75)
قالَ أَنا۠ خَيرٌ مِنهُ ۖ خَلَقتَنى مِن نارٍ وَخَلَقتَهُ مِن طينٍ(76)
(Iblis) said: "I am better than he: thou createdst me from fire, and him thou createdst from clay."(76)
قالَ فَاخرُج مِنها فَإِنَّكَ رَجيمٌ(77)
(Allah) said: "Then get thee out from here: for thou art rejected, accursed.(77)
وَإِنَّ عَلَيكَ لَعنَتى إِلىٰ يَومِ الدّينِ(78)
"And My curse shall be on thee till the Day of Judgment."(78)
قالَ رَبِّ فَأَنظِرنى إِلىٰ يَومِ يُبعَثونَ(79)
(Iblis) said: "O my Lord! Give me then respite till the Day the (dead) are raised."(79)
قالَ فَإِنَّكَ مِنَ المُنظَرينَ(80)
(Allah) said: "Respite then is granted thee-(80)
إِلىٰ يَومِ الوَقتِ المَعلومِ(81)
"Till the Day of the Time Appointed."(81)
قالَ فَبِعِزَّتِكَ لَأُغوِيَنَّهُم أَجمَعينَ(82)
(Iblis) said: "Then, by Thy power, I will put them all in the wrong,-(82)
إِلّا عِبادَكَ مِنهُمُ المُخلَصينَ(83)
"Except Thy Servants amongst them, sincere and purified (by Thy Grace)."(83)
قالَ فَالحَقُّ وَالحَقَّ أَقولُ(84)
(Allah) said: "Then it is just and fitting- and I say what is just and fitting-(84)
لَأَملَأَنَّ جَهَنَّمَ مِنكَ وَمِمَّن تَبِعَكَ مِنهُم أَجمَعينَ(85)
"That I will certainly fill Hell with thee and those that follow thee,- every one."(85)
قُل ما أَسـَٔلُكُم عَلَيهِ مِن أَجرٍ وَما أَنا۠ مِنَ المُتَكَلِّفينَ(86)
Say: "No reward do I ask of you for this (Qur'an), nor am I a pretender.(86)
إِن هُوَ إِلّا ذِكرٌ لِلعٰلَمينَ(87)
"This is no less than a Message to (all) the Worlds.(87)
وَلَتَعلَمُنَّ نَبَأَهُ بَعدَ حينٍ(88)
"And ye shall certainly know the truth of it (all) after a while."(88)