15) Sūrat Al-Ĥijr

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'Alif-Lām-Rā Tilka 'Āyātu Al-Kitābi Wa Qur'ānin Mubīnin Alif L'm R. These are the verses of the Divine Book, the Glorious Quran which makes the things clear.[15.1] --
Rubamā Yawaddu Al-Ladhīna Kafarū Law Kānū Muslimīna The Day will come when the unbelievers will wish that they were Muslims.[15.2]
Dharhum Ya'kulū Wa Yatamatta`ū Wa Yulhihimu Al-'Amalu Fasawfa Ya`lamūna Leave them alone to eat and enjoy themselves and be deluded by false hopes, for soon they will find out the Truth.[15.3]
Wa Mā 'Ahlaknā Min Qaryatin 'Illā Wa Lahā Kitābun Ma`lūmun Never did We destroy a town whose term of life was not ordained beforehand.[15.4]
Mā Tasbiqu Min 'Ummatin 'Ajalahā Wa Mā Yasta'khirūna No people can forestall their doom, nor can they postpone it.[15.5]
Wa Qālū Yā 'Ayyuhā Al-Ladhī Nuzzila `Alayhi Adh-Dhikru 'Innaka Lamajnūnun They say: O you to whom the reminder (The Qur'an) is being revealed! You are surely insane.[15.6]
Law Mā Ta'tīnā Bil-Malā'ikati 'In Kunta Mina Aş-Şādiqīna Why dont you bring us the angels, if you are of the truthful ones?[15.7]
Mā Nunazzilu Al-Malā'ikata 'Illā Bil-Ĥaqqi Wa Mā Kānū 'Idhāan Munžarīna O Muhammad, tell them: "We do not send down the angels except for just cause (to execute Our scourge), and when they come, people are not given respite.[15.8]
'Innā Naĥnu Nazzalnā Adh-Dhikra Wa 'Innā Lahu Laĥāfižūna Surely We have revealed this reminder (The Qur'an); and We will surely preserve it Ourself.[15.9]
Wa Laqad 'Arsalnā Min Qablika Fī Shiya`i Al-'Awwalīna Certainly We sent Rasools before you among the early nations;[15.10]
Wa Mā Ya'tīhim Min Rasūlin 'Illā Kānū Bihi Yastahzi'ūna but whenever a Rasool came to them, they mocked him.[15.11]
Kadhālika Naslukuhu Fī Qulūbi Al-Mujrimīna Thus do We let doubt creep into the hearts of the criminals;[15.12]
Lā Yu'uminūna Bihi Wa Qad Khalat Sunnatu Al-'Awwalīna that they do not believe in it (The Qur'an), despite the examples of the people who passed before them.[15.13]
Wa Law Fataĥnā `Alayhim Bābāan Mina As-Samā'i Fažallū Fīhi Ya`rujūna Even if we had opened a gate in Heaven and they ascend through it and keep on ascending,[15.14]
Laqālū 'Innamā Sukkirat 'Abşārunā Bal Naĥnu Qawmun Masĥūrūna still they would have said, 'Our eyes have been dazzled; rather we have been bewitched.'"[15.15]
Wa Laqad Ja`alnā Fī As-Samā'i Burūjāan Wa Zayyannāhā Lilnnāžirīna It is We who have decked the heavens with constellations and made them fair-seeming for the beholders;[15.16]
Wa Ĥafižnāhā Min Kulli Shayţānin Rajīmin and We have guarded them from every accursed shaitn.[15.17]
'Illā Mani Astaraqa As-Sam`a Fa'atba`ahu Shihābun Mubīnun Any shaitn that steals a hearing, there follows him a fiery comet.[15.18]
Wa Al-'Arđa Madadnāhā Wa 'Alqaynā Fīhā Rawāsiya Wa 'Anbatnā Fīhā Min Kulli Shay'in Mawzūnin We have spread out the earth and set mountains upon it; and caused to grow every suitable thing therein,[15.19]
Wa Ja`alnā Lakum Fīhā Ma`āyisha Wa Man Lastum Lahu Birāziqīna and We provided therein means of sustenance for you and many other creatures to whom you do not provide.[15.20]
Wa 'In Min Shay'in 'Illā `Indanā Khazā'inuhu Wa Mā Nunazziluhu 'Illā Biqadarin Ma`lūmin There is nothing which is not in Our inexhaustible treasure and sent down in appropriate measure.[15.21] ~
Wa 'Arsalnā Ar-Riyāĥa Lawāqiĥa Fa'anzalnā Mina As-Samā'i Mā'an Fa'asqaynākumūhu Wa Mā 'Antum Lahu Bikhāzinīna We send the fertilizing winds and send down water from the sky for you to drink; it is not you who hold the storage of this wealth.[15.22]
Wa 'Innā Lanaĥnu Nuĥyī Wa Numītu Wa Naĥnu Al-Wārithūna Certainly it is We Who give life and cause to die, and We are the inheritors of all.[15.23]
Wa Laqad `Alim Al-Mustaqdimīna Minkum Wa Laqad `Alim Al-Musta'khirīna Certainly We have full knowledge of those who have gone before you and certainly We know those who will come later.[15.24]
Wa 'Inna Rabbaka Huwa Yaĥshuruhum 'Innahu Ĥakīmun `Alīmun Surely your Rabb will gather them together; surely He is Wise, Knowledgeable.[15.25]
Wa Laqad Khalaq Al-'Insāna Min Şalşālin Min Ĥama'iin Masnūnin We created man from sounding clay, black mud moulded into shape;[15.26]
Wa Al-Jānna Khalaqnāhu Min Qablu Min Nāri As-Samūmi while before him We had created Jinn from smokeless fire.[15.27]
Wa 'Idh Qāla Rabbuka Lilmalā'ikati 'Innī Khāliqun Basharāan Min Şalşālin Min Ĥama'iin Masnūnin Remember when your Rabb said to the angels: I am about to create a man from sounding clay, black mud moulded into shape;[15.28]
Fa'idhā Sawwaytuhu Wa Nafakhtu Fīhi Min Rūĥī Faqa`ū Lahu Sājidīna when I complete his moulding and breath into him of My spirit, kneel down and prostrate before him.[15.29]
Fasajada Al-Malā'ikatu Kulluhum 'Ajma`ūna Accordingly the angels prostrated altogether,[15.30]
'Illā 'Iblīsa 'Abá 'An Yakūna Ma`a As-Sājidīna except Iblees (The Satan); he refused to join those who prostrated.[15.31]
Qāla Yā 'Iblīsu Mā Laka 'Allā Takūna Ma`a As-Sājidīna Allah asked: O Iblees! What is the matter with you that you did not join those who prostrated?[15.32]
Qāla Lam 'Akun Li'sjuda Libasharin Khalaqtahu Min Şalşālin Min Ĥama'iin Masnūnin He replied: It does not behoove me to prostrate myself to this man whom You have created from sounding clay, black mud moulded into shape."[15.33]
Qāla Fākhruj Minhā Fa'innaka Rajīmun Allah said: Get out of here, you are accursed.[15.34]
Wa 'Inna `Alayka Al-La`nata 'Ilá Yawmi Ad-Dīni The curse will remain on you till the Day of Judgement."[15.35]
Qāla Rabbi Fa'anžirnī 'Ilá Yawmi Yub`athūna At this Iblees requested: Rabb! Give me respite till the Day of Resurrection."[15.36]
Qāla Fa'innaka Mina Al-Munžarīna Allah said: All right! You are given the respite[15.37]
'Ilá Yawmi Al-Waqti Al-Ma`lūmi till the Day of appointed time."[15.38]
Qāla Rabbi Bimā 'Aghwaytanī La'uzayyinanna Lahum Al-'Arđi Wa La'ughwiyannahum 'Ajma`īna Iblees said: "Rabb! Since You let me go astray, I will make evil fair-seeming to them on earth and I will seduce them all[15.39]
'Illā `Ibādaka Minhumu Al-Mukhlaşīna except those of them who are Your sincere devotees."[15.40]
Qāla Hādhā Şirāţun `Alayya Mustaqīmun Allah said: This course of action is all right with Me[15.41]
'Inna `Ibādī Laysa Laka `Alayhim Sulţānun 'Illā Mani Attaba`aka Mina Al-Ghāwīna - you will not have any authority over My devotees except those misguided ones who follow you.[15.42]
Wa 'Inna Jahannama Lamaw`iduhum 'Ajma`īna They will be all destined for Hell,[15.43]
Lahā Sab`atu 'Abwābin Likulli Bābin Minhum Juz'un Maqsūmun which has seven gates, each gate will be assigned to a separate group from among them."[15.44]
'Inna Al-Muttaqīna Fī Jannātin Wa `Uyūnin The righteous will be in the midst of the gardens and fountains of paradise[15.45]
Adkhulūhā Bisalāmin 'Āminīna and it will be said to them: Enter into these in peace and security."[15.46]
Wa Naza`nā Mā Fī Şudūrihim Min Ghillin 'Ikhwānāan `Alá Sururin Mutaqābilīna We shall remove all hatred from their hearts - they will become like brothers and sit on couches face to face.[15.47]
Lā Yamassuhum Fīhā Naşabun Wa Mā Hum Minhā Bimukhrajīna No fatigue will touch them in there, nor will they ever be asked to leave.[15.48]
Nabbi' `Ibādī 'Annī 'Anā Al-Ghafūru Ar-Raĥīmu O Prophet! Tell My devotees that I am indeed the Forgiving, the Merciful;[15.49]
Wa 'Anna `Adhābī Huwa Al-`Adhābu Al-'Alīmu but at the same time My punishment is also the most painful punishment.[15.50]
Wa Nabbi'hum `An Đayfi 'Ibrāhīma Tell them about the guests of Ibrhm (Abraham).[15.51]
'Idh Dakhalū `Alayhi Faqālū Salāmāan Qāla 'Innā Minkum Wajilūna They entered upon them and said: Peace be upon you! But he replied: Surely we are afraid of you."[15.52]
Qālū Lā Tawjal 'Innā Nubashshiruka Bighulāmin `Alīmin They answered: Do not be afraid of us! We have come to you with good news of a son endowed with knowledge."[15.53]
Qāla 'Abashshartumūnī `Alá 'An Massaniya Al-Kibaru Fabima Tubashshirūna He said: "Are you giving me the good news of a son when I have become old? What kind of good news you are giving?[15.54]
Qālū Bashsharnāka Bil-Ĥaqqi Falā Takun Mina Al-Qāniţīna They replied: We are giving you true good news; you should not be of those who despair."[15.55]
Qāla Wa Man Yaqnaţu Min Raĥmati Rabbihi 'Illā Ađ-Đāllūna He said: Who would despair of the mercy of his Rabb except one who goes astray?[15.56] ~
Qāla Famā Khaţbukum 'Ayyuhā Al-Mursalūna Then he asked: On what expedition you have been sent, O emissaries of Allah?[15.57]
Qālū 'Innā 'Ursilnā 'Ilá Qawmin Mujrimīna They replied: We have been sent to punish a criminal nation,[15.58]
'Illā 'Āla Lūţin 'Innā Lamunajjūhum 'Ajma`īna with the exception of Lts (Lot's) family; we will certainly rescue them all[15.59]
'Illā Amra'atahu Qaddarnā 'Innahā Lamina Al-Ghābirīna except his wife, who, Allah says, has been destined to remain with those who will stay behind."[15.60]
Falammā Jā'a 'Āla Lūţin Al-Mursalūna So when the emissaries came to the family of Lt,[15.61]
Qāla 'Innakum Qawmun Munkarūna he said: You appear to be strangers."[15.62]
Qālū Bal Ji'nāka Bimā Kānū Fīhi Yamtarūna They said: We have come to you with that concerning which these people had doubts.[15.63]
Wa 'Ataynāka Bil-Ĥaqqi Wa 'Innā Laşādiqūna We have come to you with the Truth of Allahs decree and we are telling you the truth.[15.64]
Fa'asri Bi'ahlika Biqiţ`in Mina Al-Layli Wa Attabi` 'Adbārahum Wa Lā Yaltafit Minkum 'Aĥadun Wa Amđū Ĥaythu Tu'umarūna You should, therefore, depart with your family during the last hours of the night and you yourself should follow them at their rear; let no one of you look back, keep on going where you are commanded to go."[15.65]
Wa Qađaynā 'Ilayhi Dhālika Al-'Amra 'Anna Dābira Hā'uulā' Maqţū`un Muşbiĥīna We informed him about this decree of Ours that the roots of the sinners of his city would be cut off by the morning.[15.66]
Wa Jā'a 'Ahlu Al-Madīnati Yastabshirūna The people of the town came rejoicing to the house of Lt when they heard the news of those two young male visitors.[15.67]
Qāla 'Inna Hā'uulā' Đayfī Falā Tafđaĥūni Lt said: They are my guests, so do not disgrace me.[15.68]
Wa Attaqū Al-Laha Wa Lā Tukhzūni Have fear of Allah and do not put me to shame."[15.69]
Qālū 'Awalam Nanhaka `Ani Al-`Ālamīna They said: "Have we not forbidden you to plead for the rest of the world?"[15.70]
Qāla Hā'uulā' Banātī 'In Kuntum Fā`ilīna He said: Here are my daughters, if you must act."[15.71]
La`amruka 'Innahum Lafī Sakratihim Ya`mahūna By your life, O Prophet Muhammad, they were madly blundering in their intoxication of lust![15.72]
Fa'akhadhat/humu Aş-Şayĥatu Mushriqīna So the mighty blast overtook them at sunrise.[15.73]
Faja`alnā `Āliyahā Sāfilahā Wa 'Amţarnā `Alayhim Ĥijāratan Min Sijjīlin Thus We turned the town upside down and rained down on them brimstones of baked clay.[15.74]
'Inna Fī Dhālika La'āyātin Lilmutawassimīna Surely there are major lessons in this for those who investigate,[15.75]
Wa 'Innahā Labisabīlin Muqīmin and this smitten town still lies right on the permanent highway on which the unbelievers travel during their business trips.[15.76]
'Inna Fī Dhālika La'āyatan Lilmu'uminīna Indeed there is a sign in this for the true believers.[15.77]
Wa 'In Kāna 'Aşĥābu Al-'Aykati Lažālimīna The people of Al-Aikah (the nation of Prophet Shuaib) were also wrongdoers.[15.78]
ntaqamnā Minhum Wa 'Innahumā Labi'imāmin Mubīnin So We inflicted retribution on them. The ruined towns of these two nations are lying on an open road.[15.79]
Wa Laqad Kadhdhaba 'Aşĥābu Al-Ĥijri Al-Mursalīna The people of Hijr also denied their Rasool.[15.80]
Wa 'Ātaynāhum 'Āyātinā Fakānū `Anhā Mu`rīna We gave them Our signs, but they ignored them.[15.81]
Wa Kānū Yanĥitūna Mina Al-Jibāli Buyūtāan 'Āminīna They hewed their homes in the mountains for safety.[15.82]
Fa'akhadhat/humu Aş-Şayĥatu Muşbiĥīna But the mighty blast seized them one morning, and all their labor of building their homes through carving the rocks did not avail them.[15.83]
Famā 'Aghná `Anhum Mā Kānū Yaksibūna We have not created the Heavens and the Earth, and all that lies between them but to manifest the Truth.[15.84]
Wa Mā Khalaq As-Samāwāti Wa Al-'Arđa Wa Mā Baynahumā 'Illā Bil-Ĥaqqi Wa 'Inna As-Sā`ata La'ātiyatun Fāşfaĥi Aş-Şafĥa Al-Jamīla The Hour of Doom is sure to come, so overlook their misbehavior in a gracious manner.[15.85]
'Inna Rabbaka Huwa Al-Khallāqu Al-`Alīmu Surely your Rabb is the All-Knowing Creator.[15.86]
Wa Laqad 'Ātaynāka Sab`āan Mina Al-Mathānī Wa Al-Qur'āna Al-`Ažīma We have given you the Seven Verses that are worthy of recitation over and over again (Srah Al-Ftiha) and the Glorious Qur'an.[15.87]
Lā Tamuddanna `Aynayka 'Ilá Mā Matta`nā Bihi 'Azwājāan Minhum Wa Lā Taĥzan `Alayhim Wa Akhfiđ Janāĥaka Lilmu'uminīna Do not look at the worldly wealth which We have given to different people among them, nor grieve at their condition. Leave them alone, attend to the believers in kindness,[15.88] ~
Wa Qul 'Innī 'Anā An-Nadhīru Al-Mubīnu and tell the unbelievers: Surely I am only a plain warner."[15.89]
Kamā 'Anzalnā `Alá Al-Muqtasimīna This warning is like the warning which We sent down to the schismatics,[15.90]
Al-Ladhīna Ja`alū Al-Qur'āna `Iđīna the one who divided their Quran into separate parts, believing in some and denying others.[15.91]
Fawarabbika Lanas'alannahum 'Ajma`īna So by your Rabb! We will question them all[15.92]
`Ammā Kānū Ya`malūna about their doings.[15.93]
Fāşda` Bimā Tu'umaru Wa 'A`riđ `Ani Al-Mushrikīna Therefore, proclaim publicly what you are commanded and turn away from the mushrikn.[15.94]
'Innā Kafaynāka Al-Mustahzi'īna Surely We Ourself will suffice you against the scoffers;[15.95]
Al-Ladhīna Yaj`alūna Ma`a Al-Lahi 'Ilahāan 'Ākhara Fasawfa Ya`lamūna those who place other deities alongside Allah, will soon come to know their folly.[15.96]
Wa Laqad Na`lamu 'Annaka Yađīqu Şadruka Bimā Yaqūlūna We know that your heart is distressed by what they say against you.[15.97]
Fasabbiĥ Biĥamdi Rabbika Wa Kun Mina As-Sājidīna The cure of your hearts distress is that you should celebrate the praises of your Rabb and be of those who prostrate themselves before Him,[15.98]
Wa A`bud Rabbaka Ĥattá Ya'tiyaka Al-Yaqīnu and worship your Rabb until there comes to you which is certain (death).[15.99]