An-Nahl( النحل)
Original,King Fahad Quran Complex(الأصلي,مجمع الملك فهد القرآن)
Ahmed Ali(Ahmed Ali)
بِسمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحمٰنِ الرَّحيمِ أَتىٰ أَمرُ اللَّهِ فَلا تَستَعجِلوهُ ۚ سُبحٰنَهُ وَتَعٰلىٰ عَمّا يُشرِكونَ(1)
THE DECREE of GOD will surely come; so do not try to hasten it: Too glorious and high is He for what they associate with Him.(1)
يُنَزِّلُ المَلٰئِكَةَ بِالرّوحِ مِن أَمرِهِ عَلىٰ مَن يَشاءُ مِن عِبادِهِ أَن أَنذِروا أَنَّهُ لا إِلٰهَ إِلّا أَنا۠ فَاتَّقونِ(2)
He sends the angels with revelation by His command, to any of His creatures as He please, (saying): "Warn that there is no god but I, so fear Me."(2)
خَلَقَ السَّمٰوٰتِ وَالأَرضَ بِالحَقِّ ۚ تَعٰلىٰ عَمّا يُشرِكونَ(3)
He created the heavens and the earth with reason. Too glorious and high is He for what they associate with Him.(3)
خَلَقَ الإِنسٰنَ مِن نُطفَةٍ فَإِذا هُوَ خَصيمٌ مُبينٌ(4)
Man He created from a drop of semen; and still he becomes an open contender.(4)
وَالأَنعٰمَ خَلَقَها ۗ لَكُم فيها دِفءٌ وَمَنٰفِعُ وَمِنها تَأكُلونَ(5)
He created the cattle from whom you get warm clothing and (other) advantages, and some you eat.(5)
وَلَكُم فيها جَمالٌ حينَ تُريحونَ وَحينَ تَسرَحونَ(6)
There is life and cheer for you as you drive them home in the evening, and lead them out in the morning to graze.(6)
وَتَحمِلُ أَثقالَكُم إِلىٰ بَلَدٍ لَم تَكونوا بٰلِغيهِ إِلّا بِشِقِّ الأَنفُسِ ۚ إِنَّ رَبَّكُم لَرَءوفٌ رَحيمٌ(7)
They carry your burdens to lands so distant you could not have reached without much hardship. Indeed your Lord is compassionate and kind.(7)
وَالخَيلَ وَالبِغالَ وَالحَميرَ لِتَركَبوها وَزينَةً ۚ وَيَخلُقُ ما لا تَعلَمونَ(8)
He created horses, mules and donkeys for riding and for splendour. He created other things too which you do not know.(8)
وَعَلَى اللَّهِ قَصدُ السَّبيلِ وَمِنها جائِرٌ ۚ وَلَو شاءَ لَهَدىٰكُم أَجمَعينَ(9)
To God leads the right path, though some deviate. If He willed He could guide you all to the right way.(9)
هُوَ الَّذى أَنزَلَ مِنَ السَّماءِ ماءً ۖ لَكُم مِنهُ شَرابٌ وَمِنهُ شَجَرٌ فيهِ تُسيمونَ(10)
It is He who sends down water from the sky of which you drink, and which nourishes the plants you feed your cattle,(10)
يُنبِتُ لَكُم بِهِ الزَّرعَ وَالزَّيتونَ وَالنَّخيلَ وَالأَعنٰبَ وَمِن كُلِّ الثَّمَرٰتِ ۗ إِنَّ فى ذٰلِكَ لَءايَةً لِقَومٍ يَتَفَكَّرونَ(11)
With which He makes crops grow, and olives, dates and grapes and fruits of every kind for you. In this is a sign for those who think.(11)
وَسَخَّرَ لَكُمُ الَّيلَ وَالنَّهارَ وَالشَّمسَ وَالقَمَرَ ۖ وَالنُّجومُ مُسَخَّرٰتٌ بِأَمرِهِ ۗ إِنَّ فى ذٰلِكَ لَءايٰتٍ لِقَومٍ يَعقِلونَ(12)
He harnessed the day and night for you, as also the sun, the moon and the stars, by His command. In this are signs for men who understand.(12)
وَما ذَرَأَ لَكُم فِى الأَرضِ مُختَلِفًا أَلوٰنُهُ ۗ إِنَّ فى ذٰلِكَ لَءايَةً لِقَومٍ يَذَّكَّرونَ(13)
And other things of different shades has He produced on the earth for you. In this are signs for those who reflect.(13)
وَهُوَ الَّذى سَخَّرَ البَحرَ لِتَأكُلوا مِنهُ لَحمًا طَرِيًّا وَتَستَخرِجوا مِنهُ حِليَةً تَلبَسونَها وَتَرَى الفُلكَ مَواخِرَ فيهِ وَلِتَبتَغوا مِن فَضلِهِ وَلَعَلَّكُم تَشكُرونَ(14)
It is He who has subdued the sea that you may eat fresh meat from it, and obtain ornaments to wear. You see the ships plough through it that you may seek of His bounties and, perhaps, be grateful.(14)
وَأَلقىٰ فِى الأَرضِ رَوٰسِىَ أَن تَميدَ بِكُم وَأَنهٰرًا وَسُبُلًا لَعَلَّكُم تَهتَدونَ(15)
He placed stablisers in the earth so that while it revolves you live undisturbed, and rivers and tracks so that you may find your way;(15)
وَعَلٰمٰتٍ ۚ وَبِالنَّجمِ هُم يَهتَدونَ(16)
As well as many other signs, as by the stars (you) find direction.(16)
أَفَمَن يَخلُقُ كَمَن لا يَخلُقُ ۗ أَفَلا تَذَكَّرونَ(17)
So, could one who creates be like one who cannot? Will you not then contemplate?(17)
وَإِن تَعُدّوا نِعمَةَ اللَّهِ لا تُحصوها ۗ إِنَّ اللَّهَ لَغَفورٌ رَحيمٌ(18)
If you count the favours of God you will not be able to calculate. Assuredly God is forgiving and kind.(18)
وَاللَّهُ يَعلَمُ ما تُسِرّونَ وَما تُعلِنونَ(19)
God knows what you hide and disclose.(19)
وَالَّذينَ يَدعونَ مِن دونِ اللَّهِ لا يَخلُقونَ شَيـًٔا وَهُم يُخلَقونَ(20)
, As for those they call besides God, they cannot create a thing, and have themselves been created.(20)
أَموٰتٌ غَيرُ أَحياءٍ ۖ وَما يَشعُرونَ أَيّانَ يُبعَثونَ(21)
Dead, without life they are, and do not know when they will be raised.(21)
إِلٰهُكُم إِلٰهٌ وٰحِدٌ ۚ فَالَّذينَ لا يُؤمِنونَ بِالءاخِرَةِ قُلوبُهُم مُنكِرَةٌ وَهُم مُستَكبِرونَ(22)
Your God is one God. But the hearts of those who believe not in the life to come are filled with denial, and they are puffed up with pride.(22)
لا جَرَمَ أَنَّ اللَّهَ يَعلَمُ ما يُسِرّونَ وَما يُعلِنونَ ۚ إِنَّهُ لا يُحِبُّ المُستَكبِرينَ(23)
Surely God knows what they hide and what they disclose. He certainly does not love the proud.(23)
وَإِذا قيلَ لَهُم ماذا أَنزَلَ رَبُّكُم ۙ قالوا أَسٰطيرُ الأَوَّلينَ(24)
For when they are asked: "What has your Lord sent down?" they say: "Tales of long ago."(24)
لِيَحمِلوا أَوزارَهُم كامِلَةً يَومَ القِيٰمَةِ ۙ وَمِن أَوزارِ الَّذينَ يُضِلّونَهُم بِغَيرِ عِلمٍ ۗ أَلا ساءَ ما يَزِرونَ(25)
On the Day of Resurrection they will carry their own burden and some of the load of those they have led astray without any knowledge. Oh, how evil a burden they will carry!(25)
قَد مَكَرَ الَّذينَ مِن قَبلِهِم فَأَتَى اللَّهُ بُنيٰنَهُم مِنَ القَواعِدِ فَخَرَّ عَلَيهِمُ السَّقفُ مِن فَوقِهِم وَأَتىٰهُمُ العَذابُ مِن حَيثُ لا يَشعُرونَ(26)
Those who have gone before them had also conspired; then God uprooted their structure from its foundation; the roof fell over them from above, and punishment came upon them from somewhere they did not suspect.(26)
ثُمَّ يَومَ القِيٰمَةِ يُخزيهِم وَيَقولُ أَينَ شُرَكاءِىَ الَّذينَ كُنتُم تُشٰقّونَ فيهِم ۚ قالَ الَّذينَ أوتُوا العِلمَ إِنَّ الخِزىَ اليَومَ وَالسّوءَ عَلَى الكٰفِرينَ(27)
On the Day of Resurrection He will disgrace them and ask: "Where are My compeers for whom you contended?" Those endowed with knowledge will say: "Shame and evil surely are for unbelievers today."(27)
الَّذينَ تَتَوَفّىٰهُمُ المَلٰئِكَةُ ظالِمى أَنفُسِهِم ۖ فَأَلقَوُا السَّلَمَ ما كُنّا نَعمَلُ مِن سوءٍ ۚ بَلىٰ إِنَّ اللَّهَ عَليمٌ بِما كُنتُم تَعمَلونَ(28)
They whose souls are drawn out by the angels while they are sinning, shall offer submission: "We did no evil." But God knows well what you did.(28)
فَادخُلوا أَبوٰبَ جَهَنَّمَ خٰلِدينَ فيها ۖ فَلَبِئسَ مَثوَى المُتَكَبِّرينَ(29)
So enter the gates of Hell, and dwell there for ever. How dreadful a dwelling for the haughty!(29)
۞ وَقيلَ لِلَّذينَ اتَّقَوا ماذا أَنزَلَ رَبُّكُم ۚ قالوا خَيرًا ۗ لِلَّذينَ أَحسَنوا فى هٰذِهِ الدُّنيا حَسَنَةٌ ۚ وَلَدارُ الءاخِرَةِ خَيرٌ ۚ وَلَنِعمَ دارُ المُتَّقينَ(30)
When those who took heed for themselves would be asked: "What did your Lord send down?" They will answer: "The best." For those who do good there is good in the world, but certainly the abode of the next is better. How excellent the home of the virtuous!(30)
جَنّٰتُ عَدنٍ يَدخُلونَها تَجرى مِن تَحتِهَا الأَنهٰرُ ۖ لَهُم فيها ما يَشاءونَ ۚ كَذٰلِكَ يَجزِى اللَّهُ المُتَّقينَ(31)
They will enter perennial gardens with streams of water and all they wish. Thus will the pious and devout be rewarded.(31)
الَّذينَ تَتَوَفّىٰهُمُ المَلٰئِكَةُ طَيِّبينَ ۙ يَقولونَ سَلٰمٌ عَلَيكُمُ ادخُلُوا الجَنَّةَ بِما كُنتُم تَعمَلونَ(32)
When the angels receive the souls of those who are blameless they will say: "Peace on you. Enter Paradise as recompense for what you did."(32)
هَل يَنظُرونَ إِلّا أَن تَأتِيَهُمُ المَلٰئِكَةُ أَو يَأتِىَ أَمرُ رَبِّكَ ۚ كَذٰلِكَ فَعَلَ الَّذينَ مِن قَبلِهِم ۚ وَما ظَلَمَهُمُ اللَّهُ وَلٰكِن كانوا أَنفُسَهُم يَظلِمونَ(33)
What! Do the (unbelievers) expect that the angels should descend, or the sentence of your Lord come to pass? So had the people done before them; yet God did not wrong them, they wronged themselves.(33)
فَأَصابَهُم سَيِّـٔاتُ ما عَمِلوا وَحاقَ بِهِم ما كانوا بِهِ يَستَهزِءونَ(34)
The evil they perpetrated overtook them, and what they mocked has turned upon them.(34)
وَقالَ الَّذينَ أَشرَكوا لَو شاءَ اللَّهُ ما عَبَدنا مِن دونِهِ مِن شَيءٍ نَحنُ وَلا ءاباؤُنا وَلا حَرَّمنا مِن دونِهِ مِن شَيءٍ ۚ كَذٰلِكَ فَعَلَ الَّذينَ مِن قَبلِهِم ۚ فَهَل عَلَى الرُّسُلِ إِلَّا البَلٰغُ المُبينُ(35)
The idolaters say: "If God had willed we would not have worshipped anything apart from Him, nor would our fathers have done, nor would we have forbidden any thing without His (leave)." So had the people done before them. Therefore it is binding on the prophets to convey the message in clearest terms.(35)
وَلَقَد بَعَثنا فى كُلِّ أُمَّةٍ رَسولًا أَنِ اعبُدُوا اللَّهَ وَاجتَنِبُوا الطّٰغوتَ ۖ فَمِنهُم مَن هَدَى اللَّهُ وَمِنهُم مَن حَقَّت عَلَيهِ الضَّلٰلَةُ ۚ فَسيروا فِى الأَرضِ فَانظُروا كَيفَ كانَ عٰقِبَةُ المُكَذِّبينَ(36)
To every community We have sent an apostle. (saying:) "Worship God, and keep away from all other deities." Thus some of them were guided by God, and ruin was justified on some. Travel over the earth and see what befell those who accused (the apostles) of lies.(36)
إِن تَحرِص عَلىٰ هُدىٰهُم فَإِنَّ اللَّهَ لا يَهدى مَن يُضِلُّ ۖ وَما لَهُم مِن نٰصِرينَ(37)
Even if you are eager to guide them, God does not surely guide those who have gone astray: They will have no one to help them.(37)
وَأَقسَموا بِاللَّهِ جَهدَ أَيمٰنِهِم ۙ لا يَبعَثُ اللَّهُ مَن يَموتُ ۚ بَلىٰ وَعدًا عَلَيهِ حَقًّا وَلٰكِنَّ أَكثَرَ النّاسِ لا يَعلَمونَ(38)
They swear emphatically in the name of God that God will not raise the dead. On the contrary, it is a promise incumbent on Him, though most men do not understand,(38)
لِيُبَيِّنَ لَهُمُ الَّذى يَختَلِفونَ فيهِ وَلِيَعلَمَ الَّذينَ كَفَروا أَنَّهُم كانوا كٰذِبينَ(39)
For (they fear) He might make what they differed about plain to them, and that the infidels may realise that they were liars.(39)
إِنَّما قَولُنا لِشَيءٍ إِذا أَرَدنٰهُ أَن نَقولَ لَهُ كُن فَيَكونُ(40)
Yet when We will a thing We have only to say: "Be", and it is.(40)
وَالَّذينَ هاجَروا فِى اللَّهِ مِن بَعدِ ما ظُلِموا لَنُبَوِّئَنَّهُم فِى الدُّنيا حَسَنَةً ۖ وَلَأَجرُ الءاخِرَةِ أَكبَرُ ۚ لَو كانوا يَعلَمونَ(41)
Those who left their homes in the cause of God after having been oppressed, will be given by Us a better place in the world, and if they knew, the guerdon of the next would be greater(41)
الَّذينَ صَبَروا وَعَلىٰ رَبِّهِم يَتَوَكَّلونَ(42)
(For) those who persevere and place their trust in their Lord.(42)
وَما أَرسَلنا مِن قَبلِكَ إِلّا رِجالًا نوحى إِلَيهِم ۚ فَسـَٔلوا أَهلَ الذِّكرِ إِن كُنتُم لا تَعلَمونَ(43)
We sent before you none (as apostles) but men, to whom We sent revelations. In case you are unaware, enquire of those who are keepers of the Oracles of God.(43)
بِالبَيِّنٰتِ وَالزُّبُرِ ۗ وَأَنزَلنا إِلَيكَ الذِّكرَ لِتُبَيِّنَ لِلنّاسِ ما نُزِّلَ إِلَيهِم وَلَعَلَّهُم يَتَفَكَّرونَ(44)
We had Sent them with miracles and Books; and We have sent to you this Reminder so that you may explain distinctly to men what was sent down to them: They may haply reflect.(44)
أَفَأَمِنَ الَّذينَ مَكَرُوا السَّيِّـٔاتِ أَن يَخسِفَ اللَّهُ بِهِمُ الأَرضَ أَو يَأتِيَهُمُ العَذابُ مِن حَيثُ لا يَشعُرونَ(45)
Have the plotters of mischief become unafraid that God will not split the earth to swallow them, or that punishment will not fall upon them from somewhere they do not (even) suspect?(45)
أَو يَأخُذَهُم فى تَقَلُّبِهِم فَما هُم بِمُعجِزينَ(46)
Or that He will not seize them as they move about, and they will not be able to elude (His grasp);(46)
أَو يَأخُذَهُم عَلىٰ تَخَوُّفٍ فَإِنَّ رَبَّكُم لَرَءوفٌ رَحيمٌ(47)
Or He may seize them by diminishing their portion. Yet your Lord is compassionate and kind.(47)
أَوَلَم يَرَوا إِلىٰ ما خَلَقَ اللَّهُ مِن شَيءٍ يَتَفَيَّؤُا۟ ظِلٰلُهُ عَنِ اليَمينِ وَالشَّمائِلِ سُجَّدًا لِلَّهِ وَهُم دٰخِرونَ(48)
Do they not see the shadows of all things God has created incline to the right and the left, bowing in obeisance to God?(48)
وَلِلَّهِ يَسجُدُ ما فِى السَّمٰوٰتِ وَما فِى الأَرضِ مِن دابَّةٍ وَالمَلٰئِكَةُ وَهُم لا يَستَكبِرونَ(49)
All things that move on the earth and in the heavens, and the angels, bow in homage to God, and do not behave with pride.(49)
يَخافونَ رَبَّهُم مِن فَوقِهِم وَيَفعَلونَ ما يُؤمَرونَ ۩(50)
They have fear of God for His power over them, and act as commanded.(50)
۞ وَقالَ اللَّهُ لا تَتَّخِذوا إِلٰهَينِ اثنَينِ ۖ إِنَّما هُوَ إِلٰهٌ وٰحِدٌ ۖ فَإِيّٰىَ فَارهَبونِ(51)
God says: "Do not take to two gods, for there is only one God. So fear Me."(51)
وَلَهُ ما فِى السَّمٰوٰتِ وَالأَرضِ وَلَهُ الدّينُ واصِبًا ۚ أَفَغَيرَ اللَّهِ تَتَّقونَ(52)
Whatsoever is in the heavens and the earth belongs to Him, and His the judgement for ever. So will you fear any other than God?(52)
وَما بِكُم مِن نِعمَةٍ فَمِنَ اللَّهِ ۖ ثُمَّ إِذا مَسَّكُمُ الضُّرُّ فَإِلَيهِ تَجـَٔرونَ(53)
Whatsoever the blessings you enjoy are surely from God, and when in trouble you turn to Him in supplication.(53)
ثُمَّ إِذا كَشَفَ الضُّرَّ عَنكُم إِذا فَريقٌ مِنكُم بِرَبِّهِم يُشرِكونَ(54)
Yet when He has delivered you from affliction, some of you ascribe companions to your Lord(54)
لِيَكفُروا بِما ءاتَينٰهُم ۚ فَتَمَتَّعوا ۖ فَسَوفَ تَعلَمونَ(55)
So as to deny what We have bestowed on them. Well, enjoy yourselves, you will come to know soon.(55)
وَيَجعَلونَ لِما لا يَعلَمونَ نَصيبًا مِمّا رَزَقنٰهُم ۗ تَاللَّهِ لَتُسـَٔلُنَّ عَمّا كُنتُم تَفتَرونَ(56)
They set aside a portion of the food We have given them for those they do not know. By God, you will surely have to answer for all you contrive!(56)
وَيَجعَلونَ لِلَّهِ البَنٰتِ سُبحٰنَهُ ۙ وَلَهُم ما يَشتَهونَ(57)
They attribute daughters to God, the glorious, but for themselves whatsoever they please.(57)
وَإِذا بُشِّرَ أَحَدُهُم بِالأُنثىٰ ظَلَّ وَجهُهُ مُسوَدًّا وَهُوَ كَظيمٌ(58)
Yet when news of the birth of a daughter reaches one of them, his face is darkened, and he is overwhelmed with silent grief,(58)
يَتَوٰرىٰ مِنَ القَومِ مِن سوءِ ما بُشِّرَ بِهِ ۚ أَيُمسِكُهُ عَلىٰ هونٍ أَم يَدُسُّهُ فِى التُّرابِ ۗ أَلا ساءَ ما يَحكُمونَ(59)
And hides from people for shame at the news, (at a loss) whether he should keep her with shame, or bury her in the ground. How bad is the judgement that they make!(59)
لِلَّذينَ لا يُؤمِنونَ بِالءاخِرَةِ مَثَلُ السَّوءِ ۖ وَلِلَّهِ المَثَلُ الأَعلىٰ ۚ وَهُوَ العَزيزُ الحَكيمُ(60)
The semblance of those who believe not in the life to come is that of the meanest; but the semblance of God is the most sublime, for He is all-mighty and all-wise.(60)
وَلَو يُؤاخِذُ اللَّهُ النّاسَ بِظُلمِهِم ما تَرَكَ عَلَيها مِن دابَّةٍ وَلٰكِن يُؤَخِّرُهُم إِلىٰ أَجَلٍ مُسَمًّى ۖ فَإِذا جاءَ أَجَلُهُم لا يَستَـٔخِرونَ ساعَةً ۖ وَلا يَستَقدِمونَ(61)
If God were to punish men for their inequity He would not leave a single moving thing on earth. Yet He gives them latitude for a time ordained. When that time is come, there will not be a moment's delay nor a moment's haste.(61)
وَيَجعَلونَ لِلَّهِ ما يَكرَهونَ وَتَصِفُ أَلسِنَتُهُمُ الكَذِبَ أَنَّ لَهُمُ الحُسنىٰ ۖ لا جَرَمَ أَنَّ لَهُمُ النّارَ وَأَنَّهُم مُفرَطونَ(62)
Yet they attribute to God what they find detestable; and their tongues assert the lie that for them is only good. On the contrary, there is Fire for them, and they will be thrown into it.(62)
تَاللَّهِ لَقَد أَرسَلنا إِلىٰ أُمَمٍ مِن قَبلِكَ فَزَيَّنَ لَهُمُ الشَّيطٰنُ أَعمٰلَهُم فَهُوَ وَلِيُّهُمُ اليَومَ وَلَهُم عَذابٌ أَليمٌ(63)
By God, We sent apostles to many a people before you, but Satan made their acts seem attractive to them, and he is their friend this day, and a painful torment awaits them.(63)
وَما أَنزَلنا عَلَيكَ الكِتٰبَ إِلّا لِتُبَيِّنَ لَهُمُ الَّذِى اختَلَفوا فيهِ ۙ وَهُدًى وَرَحمَةً لِقَومٍ يُؤمِنونَ(64)
We have sent down this Book to you that you may explain to them what it is that they are differing about, and as guidance and a grace for those who believe.(64)
وَاللَّهُ أَنزَلَ مِنَ السَّماءِ ماءً فَأَحيا بِهِ الأَرضَ بَعدَ مَوتِها ۚ إِنَّ فى ذٰلِكَ لَءايَةً لِقَومٍ يَسمَعونَ(65)
God sends down water from the skies and quickens the dead earth to a new birth. Here is a sign for those who listen.(65)
وَإِنَّ لَكُم فِى الأَنعٰمِ لَعِبرَةً ۖ نُسقيكُم مِمّا فى بُطونِهِ مِن بَينِ فَرثٍ وَدَمٍ لَبَنًا خالِصًا سائِغًا لِلشّٰرِبينَ(66)
And surely in cattle there is a lesson for you: We give you a drink from the extract of food in their bellies and blood-purest milk so delicious to drink;(66)
وَمِن ثَمَرٰتِ النَّخيلِ وَالأَعنٰبِ تَتَّخِذونَ مِنهُ سَكَرًا وَرِزقًا حَسَنًا ۗ إِنَّ فى ذٰلِكَ لَءايَةً لِقَومٍ يَعقِلونَ(67)
And in fruits of the date-palm and the vine, from which you obtain inebriating drinks and excellent food. In this indeed are signs for those who understand.(67)
وَأَوحىٰ رَبُّكَ إِلَى النَّحلِ أَنِ اتَّخِذى مِنَ الجِبالِ بُيوتًا وَمِنَ الشَّجَرِ وَمِمّا يَعرِشونَ(68)
Your Lord predisposed the bees to make their hives in mountains, trees and trellices,(68)
ثُمَّ كُلى مِن كُلِّ الثَّمَرٰتِ فَاسلُكى سُبُلَ رَبِّكِ ذُلُلًا ۚ يَخرُجُ مِن بُطونِها شَرابٌ مُختَلِفٌ أَلوٰنُهُ فيهِ شِفاءٌ لِلنّاسِ ۗ إِنَّ فى ذٰلِكَ لَءايَةً لِقَومٍ يَتَفَكَّرونَ(69)
And suck from all fruits and flit about the unrestricted paths of their Lord. A drink of various hues comes out of their bellies which contains medicine for men. In this is a sign for those who reflect.(69)
وَاللَّهُ خَلَقَكُم ثُمَّ يَتَوَفّىٰكُم ۚ وَمِنكُم مَن يُرَدُّ إِلىٰ أَرذَلِ العُمُرِ لِكَى لا يَعلَمَ بَعدَ عِلمٍ شَيـًٔا ۚ إِنَّ اللَّهَ عَليمٌ قَديرٌ(70)
It is God who creates you, then makes you die; and some reach the age of dotage when they forget what they had known before. God is indeed all-knowing and all-powerful.(70)
وَاللَّهُ فَضَّلَ بَعضَكُم عَلىٰ بَعضٍ فِى الرِّزقِ ۚ فَمَا الَّذينَ فُضِّلوا بِرادّى رِزقِهِم عَلىٰ ما مَلَكَت أَيمٰنُهُم فَهُم فيهِ سَواءٌ ۚ أَفَبِنِعمَةِ اللَّهِ يَجحَدونَ(71)
God has favoured some of you over others in the means of subsistence. But those who have been favoured with more do not give of their means to their dependents so that they may become equal with them. Do they then deny God's beneficence?(71)
وَاللَّهُ جَعَلَ لَكُم مِن أَنفُسِكُم أَزوٰجًا وَجَعَلَ لَكُم مِن أَزوٰجِكُم بَنينَ وَحَفَدَةً وَرَزَقَكُم مِنَ الطَّيِّبٰتِ ۚ أَفَبِالبٰطِلِ يُؤمِنونَ وَبِنِعمَتِ اللَّهِ هُم يَكفُرونَ(72)
God has provided mates for you of your own kind, and has bestowed on you sons and daughters from your mates, and has given you good things for food. Will they even then believe in the false and deny God's grace?(72)
وَيَعبُدونَ مِن دونِ اللَّهِ ما لا يَملِكُ لَهُم رِزقًا مِنَ السَّمٰوٰتِ وَالأَرضِ شَيـًٔا وَلا يَستَطيعونَ(73)
Yet they worship those apart from God who cannot provide for them any sustenance from the heavens or the earth, nor will they have power to do so.(73)
فَلا تَضرِبوا لِلَّهِ الأَمثالَ ۚ إِنَّ اللَّهَ يَعلَمُ وَأَنتُم لا تَعلَمونَ(74)
So do not invent similitudes for God. Indeed God knows, and you do not know.(74)
۞ ضَرَبَ اللَّهُ مَثَلًا عَبدًا مَملوكًا لا يَقدِرُ عَلىٰ شَيءٍ وَمَن رَزَقنٰهُ مِنّا رِزقًا حَسَنًا فَهُوَ يُنفِقُ مِنهُ سِرًّا وَجَهرًا ۖ هَل يَستَوۥنَ ۚ الحَمدُ لِلَّهِ ۚ بَل أَكثَرُهُم لا يَعلَمونَ(75)
God presents the example of a man who is a hired servant with no power over anything, and another on whom We have bestowed a handsome fortune, who spends from it in private and in public: Can they be equal? Praised be God! But most men do not understand.(75)
وَضَرَبَ اللَّهُ مَثَلًا رَجُلَينِ أَحَدُهُما أَبكَمُ لا يَقدِرُ عَلىٰ شَيءٍ وَهُوَ كَلٌّ عَلىٰ مَولىٰهُ أَينَما يُوَجِّههُ لا يَأتِ بِخَيرٍ ۖ هَل يَستَوى هُوَ وَمَن يَأمُرُ بِالعَدلِ ۙ وَهُوَ عَلىٰ صِرٰطٍ مُستَقيمٍ(76)
God presents another example of two men, one dumb and unable to do a thing and is a burden on his master. Wherever he is sent he returns without any good (result). Could he be equal to one who enjoins what is just, and follows the right path?(76)
وَلِلَّهِ غَيبُ السَّمٰوٰتِ وَالأَرضِ ۚ وَما أَمرُ السّاعَةِ إِلّا كَلَمحِ البَصَرِ أَو هُوَ أَقرَبُ ۚ إِنَّ اللَّهَ عَلىٰ كُلِّ شَيءٍ قَديرٌ(77)
To God belong the secrets of the heavens and the earth, and the Hour of Doom is a matter of the winking of an eye, even less, for God has certainly power over all things.(77)
وَاللَّهُ أَخرَجَكُم مِن بُطونِ أُمَّهٰتِكُم لا تَعلَمونَ شَيـًٔا وَجَعَلَ لَكُمُ السَّمعَ وَالأَبصٰرَ وَالأَفـِٔدَةَ ۙ لَعَلَّكُم تَشكُرونَ(78)
God produced you from your mothers' wombs knowing nothing, but gave you ears and eyes and hearts so that you may be grateful.(78)
أَلَم يَرَوا إِلَى الطَّيرِ مُسَخَّرٰتٍ فى جَوِّ السَّماءِ ما يُمسِكُهُنَّ إِلَّا اللَّهُ ۗ إِنَّ فى ذٰلِكَ لَءايٰتٍ لِقَومٍ يُؤمِنونَ(79)
Do you not see the birds held high between the heavens and the earth? Nothing holds them (aloft) but God. There are verily signs in this for those who believe.(79)
وَاللَّهُ جَعَلَ لَكُم مِن بُيوتِكُم سَكَنًا وَجَعَلَ لَكُم مِن جُلودِ الأَنعٰمِ بُيوتًا تَستَخِفّونَها يَومَ ظَعنِكُم وَيَومَ إِقامَتِكُم ۙ وَمِن أَصوافِها وَأَوبارِها وَأَشعارِها أَثٰثًا وَمَتٰعًا إِلىٰ حينٍ(80)
God has given you homes to live in, and tents (made) from the hides of cattle convenient for days of travelling and halting; and from their wool and fur and hair you make domestic articles and goods that last a certain time.(80)
وَاللَّهُ جَعَلَ لَكُم مِمّا خَلَقَ ظِلٰلًا وَجَعَلَ لَكُم مِنَ الجِبالِ أَكنٰنًا وَجَعَلَ لَكُم سَرٰبيلَ تَقيكُمُ الحَرَّ وَسَرٰبيلَ تَقيكُم بَأسَكُم ۚ كَذٰلِكَ يُتِمُّ نِعمَتَهُ عَلَيكُم لَعَلَّكُم تُسلِمونَ(81)
God has given you of things created, shade, and places of shelter in the mountains, and clothes for protection against the heat, and coats (of mail) for defence during war. He thus bestows His favours on you so that you may be grateful to Him.(81)
فَإِن تَوَلَّوا فَإِنَّما عَلَيكَ البَلٰغُ المُبينُ(82)
If they still turn away, your duty is to warn them in clear terms.(82)
يَعرِفونَ نِعمَتَ اللَّهِ ثُمَّ يُنكِرونَها وَأَكثَرُهُمُ الكٰفِرونَ(83)
They do know the favours of God, and yet they deny them, for most of them are not grateful.(83)
وَيَومَ نَبعَثُ مِن كُلِّ أُمَّةٍ شَهيدًا ثُمَّ لا يُؤذَنُ لِلَّذينَ كَفَروا وَلا هُم يُستَعتَبونَ(84)
The day We shall call a witness from every people, the unbelievers will not be allowed to make excuses.(84)
وَإِذا رَءَا الَّذينَ ظَلَمُوا العَذابَ فَلا يُخَفَّفُ عَنهُم وَلا هُم يُنظَرونَ(85)
And when the wicked shall face the torment it will not be decreased, nor will they be reprieved.(85)
وَإِذا رَءَا الَّذينَ أَشرَكوا شُرَكاءَهُم قالوا رَبَّنا هٰؤُلاءِ شُرَكاؤُنَا الَّذينَ كُنّا نَدعوا مِن دونِكَ ۖ فَأَلقَوا إِلَيهِمُ القَولَ إِنَّكُم لَكٰذِبونَ(86)
When the idolaters see their partners they will call out: "O our Lord, these are the partners we invoked instead of You;" but they will retort: "You are liars."(86)
وَأَلقَوا إِلَى اللَّهِ يَومَئِذٍ السَّلَمَ ۖ وَضَلَّ عَنهُم ما كانوا يَفتَرونَ(87)
They will offer submission to God that Day, and the lies they fabricated will not be of the least avail.(87)
الَّذينَ كَفَروا وَصَدّوا عَن سَبيلِ اللَّهِ زِدنٰهُم عَذابًا فَوقَ العَذابِ بِما كانوا يُفسِدونَ(88)
For those who deny the truth and obstruct (others) from the way of God, We shall add torment to torment as they were perpetrating corruption.(88)
وَيَومَ نَبعَثُ فى كُلِّ أُمَّةٍ شَهيدًا عَلَيهِم مِن أَنفُسِهِم ۖ وَجِئنا بِكَ شَهيدًا عَلىٰ هٰؤُلاءِ ۚ وَنَزَّلنا عَلَيكَ الكِتٰبَ تِبيٰنًا لِكُلِّ شَيءٍ وَهُدًى وَرَحمَةً وَبُشرىٰ لِلمُسلِمينَ(89)
Remind them of the Day when We shall call from every people a witness against them, and make you a witness over them, for We have revealed to you the Book as an exposition of everything, and as guidance and grace and happy tidings for those who submit.(89)
۞ إِنَّ اللَّهَ يَأمُرُ بِالعَدلِ وَالإِحسٰنِ وَإيتائِ ذِى القُربىٰ وَيَنهىٰ عَنِ الفَحشاءِ وَالمُنكَرِ وَالبَغىِ ۚ يَعِظُكُم لَعَلَّكُم تَذَكَّرونَ(90)
Verily God has enjoined justice, the doing of good, and the giving of gifts to your relatives; and forbidden indecency, impropriety and oppression. He warns you so that you may remember.(90)
وَأَوفوا بِعَهدِ اللَّهِ إِذا عٰهَدتُم وَلا تَنقُضُوا الأَيمٰنَ بَعدَ تَوكيدِها وَقَد جَعَلتُمُ اللَّهَ عَلَيكُم كَفيلًا ۚ إِنَّ اللَّهَ يَعلَمُ ما تَفعَلونَ(91)
Fulfil your covenant with God, having made the covenant, and do not break your oaths once you have sworn them, as you have made God a witness over you. Indeed God knows what you do.(91)
وَلا تَكونوا كَالَّتى نَقَضَت غَزلَها مِن بَعدِ قُوَّةٍ أَنكٰثًا تَتَّخِذونَ أَيمٰنَكُم دَخَلًا بَينَكُم أَن تَكونَ أُمَّةٌ هِىَ أَربىٰ مِن أُمَّةٍ ۚ إِنَّما يَبلوكُمُ اللَّهُ بِهِ ۚ وَلَيُبَيِّنَنَّ لَكُم يَومَ القِيٰمَةِ ما كُنتُم فيهِ تَختَلِفونَ(92)
And do not be like her who untwists her yarn having spun it into durable thread. Do not use your oaths deceitfully because one party has ascendency over you. God surely tries you in this way: He will make it clear to you on the Day of Resurrection what you were differing about.(92)
وَلَو شاءَ اللَّهُ لَجَعَلَكُم أُمَّةً وٰحِدَةً وَلٰكِن يُضِلُّ مَن يَشاءُ وَيَهدى مَن يَشاءُ ۚ وَلَتُسـَٔلُنَّ عَمّا كُنتُم تَعمَلونَ(93)
If God had pleased He would surely have made you a single community of belief; but He leads whosoever He wills astray, and guides whosoever He please. But you will surely be questioned about what you used to do.(93)
وَلا تَتَّخِذوا أَيمٰنَكُم دَخَلًا بَينَكُم فَتَزِلَّ قَدَمٌ بَعدَ ثُبوتِها وَتَذوقُوا السّوءَ بِما صَدَدتُم عَن سَبيلِ اللَّهِ ۖ وَلَكُم عَذابٌ عَظيمٌ(94)
So do not make your oaths a means of deceiving one another, lest your foot should slip after having found its hold, and you taste of evil for having hindered (others) from the way of God, and suffer a grievous punishment.(94)
وَلا تَشتَروا بِعَهدِ اللَّهِ ثَمَنًا قَليلًا ۚ إِنَّما عِندَ اللَّهِ هُوَ خَيرٌ لَكُم إِن كُنتُم تَعلَمونَ(95)
And do not trade God's covenant for a paltry price. Remember, what is with God is better for you, if only you knew!(95)
ما عِندَكُم يَنفَدُ ۖ وَما عِندَ اللَّهِ باقٍ ۗ وَلَنَجزِيَنَّ الَّذينَ صَبَروا أَجرَهُم بِأَحسَنِ ما كانوا يَعمَلونَ(96)
For what you possess will pass, but what is with God will abide. We shall certainly award those who persevere a recompense in keeping with their deeds.(96)
مَن عَمِلَ صٰلِحًا مِن ذَكَرٍ أَو أُنثىٰ وَهُوَ مُؤمِنٌ فَلَنُحيِيَنَّهُ حَيوٰةً طَيِّبَةً ۖ وَلَنَجزِيَنَّهُم أَجرَهُم بِأَحسَنِ ما كانوا يَعمَلونَ(97)
We shall invest whosoever works for good, whether man or woman, with a pleasant life, and reward them in accordance with the best of what they have done.(97)
فَإِذا قَرَأتَ القُرءانَ فَاستَعِذ بِاللَّهِ مِنَ الشَّيطٰنِ الرَّجيمِ(98)
So, when you recite the Qur'an seek refuge in God from Satan the execrable.(98)
إِنَّهُ لَيسَ لَهُ سُلطٰنٌ عَلَى الَّذينَ ءامَنوا وَعَلىٰ رَبِّهِم يَتَوَكَّلونَ(99)
He does not have power over those who believe and place their trust in their Lord.(99)
إِنَّما سُلطٰنُهُ عَلَى الَّذينَ يَتَوَلَّونَهُ وَالَّذينَ هُم بِهِ مُشرِكونَ(100)
His power is only over those who take him as their patron, and those who ascribe equals (to God).(100)
وَإِذا بَدَّلنا ءايَةً مَكانَ ءايَةٍ ۙ وَاللَّهُ أَعلَمُ بِما يُنَزِّلُ قالوا إِنَّما أَنتَ مُفتَرٍ ۚ بَل أَكثَرُهُم لا يَعلَمونَ(101)
When We replace a message with another -- and God knows best what He reveals -- they say: "You have made it up;" yet most of them do not know.(101)
قُل نَزَّلَهُ روحُ القُدُسِ مِن رَبِّكَ بِالحَقِّ لِيُثَبِّتَ الَّذينَ ءامَنوا وَهُدًى وَبُشرىٰ لِلمُسلِمينَ(102)
You say: "It has been sent by divine grace from your Lord with truth to strengthen those who believe, and as guidance and good news for those who have submitted (to God)."(102)
وَلَقَد نَعلَمُ أَنَّهُم يَقولونَ إِنَّما يُعَلِّمُهُ بَشَرٌ ۗ لِسانُ الَّذى يُلحِدونَ إِلَيهِ أَعجَمِىٌّ وَهٰذا لِسانٌ عَرَبِىٌّ مُبينٌ(103)
Yet We know what they say: "It is only a man who instructs him." The speech of the man they imply is obscure while this is clear Arabic.(103)
إِنَّ الَّذينَ لا يُؤمِنونَ بِـٔايٰتِ اللَّهِ لا يَهديهِمُ اللَّهُ وَلَهُم عَذابٌ أَليمٌ(104)
Those who do not believe in the words of God are verily not guided by God. For them is severe punishment.(104)
إِنَّما يَفتَرِى الكَذِبَ الَّذينَ لا يُؤمِنونَ بِـٔايٰتِ اللَّهِ ۖ وَأُولٰئِكَ هُمُ الكٰذِبونَ(105)
They alone invent lies who do not believe in the words of God, and they are liars.(105)
مَن كَفَرَ بِاللَّهِ مِن بَعدِ إيمٰنِهِ إِلّا مَن أُكرِهَ وَقَلبُهُ مُطمَئِنٌّ بِالإيمٰنِ وَلٰكِن مَن شَرَحَ بِالكُفرِ صَدرًا فَعَلَيهِم غَضَبٌ مِنَ اللَّهِ وَلَهُم عَذابٌ عَظيمٌ(106)
Whosoever denies having once believed -- unless he is forced to do so while his heart enjoys the peace of faith -- and opens his mind to disbelief will suffer the wrath of God. Their punishment will be great,(106)
ذٰلِكَ بِأَنَّهُمُ استَحَبُّوا الحَيوٰةَ الدُّنيا عَلَى الءاخِرَةِ وَأَنَّ اللَّهَ لا يَهدِى القَومَ الكٰفِرينَ(107)
For they loved the life of this world more than the life to come; and God does not guide those who do not believe.(107)
أُولٰئِكَ الَّذينَ طَبَعَ اللَّهُ عَلىٰ قُلوبِهِم وَسَمعِهِم وَأَبصٰرِهِم ۖ وَأُولٰئِكَ هُمُ الغٰفِلونَ(108)
They are the ones whose hearts and ears and eyes have been sealed by God; and these are the heedless.(108)
لا جَرَمَ أَنَّهُم فِى الءاخِرَةِ هُمُ الخٰسِرونَ(109)
They will surely be losers in the life to come,(109)
ثُمَّ إِنَّ رَبَّكَ لِلَّذينَ هاجَروا مِن بَعدِ ما فُتِنوا ثُمَّ جٰهَدوا وَصَبَروا إِنَّ رَبَّكَ مِن بَعدِها لَغَفورٌ رَحيمٌ(110)
But (to) those who were victimised and left their homes and then fought and endured patiently, your Lord will surely be forgiving and kind.(110)
۞ يَومَ تَأتى كُلُّ نَفسٍ تُجٰدِلُ عَن نَفسِها وَتُوَفّىٰ كُلُّ نَفسٍ ما عَمِلَت وَهُم لا يُظلَمونَ(111)
On the day when every soul will come pleading for itself, and every soul will be recompensed for what it had done, no one will be wronged.(111)
وَضَرَبَ اللَّهُ مَثَلًا قَريَةً كانَت ءامِنَةً مُطمَئِنَّةً يَأتيها رِزقُها رَغَدًا مِن كُلِّ مَكانٍ فَكَفَرَت بِأَنعُمِ اللَّهِ فَأَذٰقَهَا اللَّهُ لِباسَ الجوعِ وَالخَوفِ بِما كانوا يَصنَعونَ(112)
God presents the example of a town which enjoyed peace and security, its provisions coming from everywhere in abundance, but it denied the favours of God; so God acquainted it with intimate hunger and fear (as punishment) for what they had done.(112)
وَلَقَد جاءَهُم رَسولٌ مِنهُم فَكَذَّبوهُ فَأَخَذَهُمُ العَذابُ وَهُم ظٰلِمونَ(113)
An apostle came to them who was one of them, but they called him a liar. Then they were seized by torment for they were sinners.(113)
فَكُلوا مِمّا رَزَقَكُمُ اللَّهُ حَلٰلًا طَيِّبًا وَاشكُروا نِعمَتَ اللَّهِ إِن كُنتُم إِيّاهُ تَعبُدونَ(114)
Eat the good and lawful of things that God has given you, and be grateful for the bounty of God, if you really worship Him.(114)
إِنَّما حَرَّمَ عَلَيكُمُ المَيتَةَ وَالدَّمَ وَلَحمَ الخِنزيرِ وَما أُهِلَّ لِغَيرِ اللَّهِ بِهِ ۖ فَمَنِ اضطُرَّ غَيرَ باغٍ وَلا عادٍ فَإِنَّ اللَّهَ غَفورٌ رَحيمٌ(115)
He has forbidden carrion and blood and the flesh of the swine, and what has been killed in the name of any other but God; but if one is driven by necessity (to eat it) without craving or reverting to it, then God is forgiving and kind.(115)
وَلا تَقولوا لِما تَصِفُ أَلسِنَتُكُمُ الكَذِبَ هٰذا حَلٰلٌ وَهٰذا حَرامٌ لِتَفتَروا عَلَى اللَّهِ الكَذِبَ ۚ إِنَّ الَّذينَ يَفتَرونَ عَلَى اللَّهِ الكَذِبَ لا يُفلِحونَ(116)
Do not utter the lies your tongues make up: "This is lawful, and this is forbidden," in order to impute lies to God; for they who impute lies to God will not find fulfilment.(116)
مَتٰعٌ قَليلٌ وَلَهُم عَذابٌ أَليمٌ(117)
For them there is some enjoyment, but the punishment is painful.(117)
وَعَلَى الَّذينَ هادوا حَرَّمنا ما قَصَصنا عَلَيكَ مِن قَبلُ ۖ وَما ظَلَمنٰهُم وَلٰكِن كانوا أَنفُسَهُم يَظلِمونَ(118)
We have already told you what We have forbidden the Jews. We did not wrong them, they wronged themselves.(118)
ثُمَّ إِنَّ رَبَّكَ لِلَّذينَ عَمِلُوا السّوءَ بِجَهٰلَةٍ ثُمَّ تابوا مِن بَعدِ ذٰلِكَ وَأَصلَحوا إِنَّ رَبَّكَ مِن بَعدِها لَغَفورٌ رَحيمٌ(119)
To those who do wrong out of ignorance, then repent and correct themselves, your Lord is indeed forgiving and kind.(119)
إِنَّ إِبرٰهيمَ كانَ أُمَّةً قانِتًا لِلَّهِ حَنيفًا وَلَم يَكُ مِنَ المُشرِكينَ(120)
Abraham was certainly a model of faith, obedient to God and upright, and not one of idolaters,(120)
شاكِرًا لِأَنعُمِهِ ۚ اجتَبىٰهُ وَهَدىٰهُ إِلىٰ صِرٰطٍ مُستَقيمٍ(121)
Grateful to Him for His favours; so He chose him and guided him to the path that is straight,(121)
وَءاتَينٰهُ فِى الدُّنيا حَسَنَةً ۖ وَإِنَّهُ فِى الءاخِرَةِ لَمِنَ الصّٰلِحينَ(122)
And gave him what is good in the world, and in the Hereafter he will be among the righteous and the good.(122)
ثُمَّ أَوحَينا إِلَيكَ أَنِ اتَّبِع مِلَّةَ إِبرٰهيمَ حَنيفًا ۖ وَما كانَ مِنَ المُشرِكينَ(123)
So We commanded you to follow the way of Abraham the upright who was not of idolaters.(123)
إِنَّما جُعِلَ السَّبتُ عَلَى الَّذينَ اختَلَفوا فيهِ ۚ وَإِنَّ رَبَّكَ لَيَحكُمُ بَينَهُم يَومَ القِيٰمَةِ فيما كانوا فيهِ يَختَلِفونَ(124)
As for the Sabbath, it was imposed on those who had differed about it; and your Lord will tell them on the Day of Resurrection what it was they had differed about.(124)
ادعُ إِلىٰ سَبيلِ رَبِّكَ بِالحِكمَةِ وَالمَوعِظَةِ الحَسَنَةِ ۖ وَجٰدِلهُم بِالَّتى هِىَ أَحسَنُ ۚ إِنَّ رَبَّكَ هُوَ أَعلَمُ بِمَن ضَلَّ عَن سَبيلِهِ ۖ وَهُوَ أَعلَمُ بِالمُهتَدينَ(125)
Call them to the path of your Lord with wisdom and words of good advice; and reason with them in the best way possible. Your Lord surely knows who strays from His path, and He knows those who are guided the right way.(125)
وَإِن عاقَبتُم فَعاقِبوا بِمِثلِ ما عوقِبتُم بِهِ ۖ وَلَئِن صَبَرتُم لَهُوَ خَيرٌ لِلصّٰبِرينَ(126)
If you have to retaliate, do so to the extent you have been injured; but if you forbear it is best for those who bear with fortitude.(126)
وَاصبِر وَما صَبرُكَ إِلّا بِاللَّهِ ۚ وَلا تَحزَن عَلَيهِم وَلا تَكُ فى ضَيقٍ مِمّا يَمكُرونَ(127)
Endure with patience, for your endurance is not without the help of God. Do not grieve for them, and do not be distressed by their plots.(127)
إِنَّ اللَّهَ مَعَ الَّذينَ اتَّقَوا وَالَّذينَ هُم مُحسِنونَ(128)
God is verily with those who are pious and devout, and those who are doers of good.(128)