31) Sūrat Luqn

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'Alif-Lām-Mīm Alif Lm M'm.[31.1] --
Tilka 'Āyātu Al-Kitābi Al-Ĥakīmi These are verses of the Book of wisdom,[31.2]
Hudáan Wa Raĥmatan Lilmuĥsinīna a guide and a blessing for the righteous:[31.3]
Al-Ladhīna Yuqīmūna Aş-Şalāata Wa Yu'utūna Az-Zakāata Wa Hum Bil-'Ākhirati Hum Yūqinūna who establish Salah (Islamic Prayers), give Zakah (obligatory Charity) and firmly believe in the hereafter.[31.4]
'Ūlā'ika `Alá Hudáan Min Rabbihim Wa 'Ūlā'ika Humu Al-Mufliĥūna These are on true guidance from their Rabb and these are the ones who will attain felicity.[31.5]
Wa Mina An-Nāsi Man Yashtarī Lahwa Al-Ĥadīthi Liyuđilla `An Sabīli Al-Lahi Bighayri `Ilmin Wa Yattakhidhahā Huzūan 'Ūla'ika Lahum `Adhābun Muhīnun Among the people there are some who purchase frivolous tales so that they may lead people away from the Way of Allah, without any knowledge, and take the invitation to the Right Way as a mockery. For such people there will be a humiliating punishment.[31.6]
Wa 'Idhā Tutlá `Alayhi 'Āyātunā Wallá Mustakbirāan Ka'an Lam Yasma`hā Ka'anna Fī 'Udhunayhi Waqrāan Fabashshirhu Bi`adhābin 'Alīmin When Our revelations are recited to such a person, he turns his face away in arrogance as if he did not hear them or as if his ears are sealed: announce to him the news of a painful punishment.[31.7]
'Inna Al-Ladhīna 'Āmanū Wa `Amilū Aş-Şāliĥāti Lahum Jannātu An-Na`īmi As for those who believe and do good deeds, there will be gardens of delight,[31.8]
Khālidīna Fīhā Wa`da Al-Lahi Ĥaqqāan Wa Huwa Al-`Azīzu Al-Ĥakīmu wherein they shall live forever. The promise of Allah is true: He is the Almighty, the Wise.[31.9]
Khalaqa As-Samāwāti Bighayri `Amadin Tarawnahā Wa 'Alqá Fī Al-'Arđi Rawāsiya 'An Tamīda Bikum Wa Baththa Fīhā Min Kulli Dābbatin Wa 'Anzalnā Mina As-Samā'i Mā'an Fa'anbatnā Fīhā Min Kulli Zawjin Karīmin He created the heavens without visible pillars; He set mountains on the earth lest it should shake with you; and scattered through it all kinds of animals. We send down rain from the sky with which We grow every type of noble species in pairs.[31.10]
dhā Khalqu Al-Lahi Fa'arūnī Mādhā Khalaqa Al-Ladhīna Min Dūnihi Bali Až-Žālimūna Fī Đalālin Mubīnin This is Allahs creation; now, show Me what is there that others (gods) besides Him have created? - In fact the wrongdoers are in manifest error.[31.11]
Wa Laqad 'Ātaynā Luqmāna Al-Ĥikmata 'Ani Ashkur Lillahi Wa Man Yashkur Fa'innamā Yashkuru Linafsihi Wa Man Kafara Fa'inna Al-Laha Ghanīyun Ĥamīdun We gave wisdom to Luqmn so that he may be grateful to Allah. The one who pays thanks, does so for his own good; and the one who denies His favors, should know that Allah is certainly free of all wants, worthy of all praise.[31.12]
Wa 'Idh Qāla Luqmānu Liābnihi Wa Huwa Ya`ižuhu Yā Bunayya Lā Tushrik Bil-Lahi 'Inna Ash-Shirka Lažulmun `Ažīmun When Luqmn, while advising his son, said to him: O my son! Do not ever commit shirk (associating anyone else with Allah); surely committing shirk is the worst iniquity.[31.13]
Wa Waşşaynā Al-'Insāna Biwālidayhi Ĥamalat/hu 'Ummuhu Wahnāan `Alá Wahnin Wa Fişāluhu Fī `Āmayni 'Ani Ashkur Lī Wa Liwālidayka 'Ilayya Al-Maşīru We have enjoined man concerning his parents - his mother carries him in her womb while suffering weakness upon weakness and then weans him in two years - Thats why We commanded him: Give thanks to Me and to your parents, and keep in mind that, to Me is your final goal.[31.14]
Wa 'In Jāhadāka `Alá 'An Tushrika Bī Mā Laysa Laka Bihi `Ilmun Falā Tuţi`humā Wa Şāĥibhumā Fī Ad-Dunyā Ma`rūfāan Wa Attabi` Sabīla Man 'Anāba 'Ilayya Thumma 'Ilayya Marji`ukum Fa'unabbi'ukum Bimā Kuntum Ta`malūna If they argue with you to commit shirk, of which you have no knowledge, then do not obey them; however you should still treat them kindly in this world, but follow the way of that individual who has turned to Me. After all, to Me is your return; then I will inform you about the reality of all that you have done.[31.15]
Yā Bunayya 'Innahā 'In Takun Mithqāla Ĥabbatin Min Khardalin Fatakun Fī Şakhratin 'Aw Fī As-Samāwāti 'Aw Fī Al-'Arđi Ya'ti Bihā Al-Lahu 'Inna Al-Laha Laţīfun Khabīrun Luqmn further said: O my son! Allah will bring all things to light, be they as small as a grain of a mustard seed, be they hidden inside a rock or high above in the heavens or deep down in the earth. Allah is well aware of all things to their finest details.[31.16]
Yā Bunayya 'Aqimi Aş-Şalāata Wa 'Mur Bil-Ma`rūfi Wa Anha `Ani Al-Munkari Wa Aşbir `Alá Mā 'Aşābaka 'Inna Dhālika Min `Azmi Al-'Umūri O my son! Establish Salah, enjoin good and forbid the evil. Endure with patience whatever befalls you, surely this shows your determination in conducting the affairs.[31.17]
Wa Lā Tuşa``ir Khaddaka Lilnnāsi Wa Lā Tamshi Fī Al-'Arđi Maraĥāan 'Inna Al-Laha Lā Yuĥibbu Kulla Mukhtālin Fakhūrin Do not speak to the people with your face turned away with pride, nor walk proudly on earth; for Allah does not love any self-conceited boaster.[31.18]
qşid Fī Mashyika Wa Aghđuđ Min Şawtika 'Inna 'Ankara Al-'Aşwāti Laşawtu Al-Ĥamīri Be moderate in your pace and lower your voice; for the harshest of voices is the braying of a donkey.[31.19]
'Alam Taraw 'Anna Al-Laha Sakhkhara Lakum Mā Fī As-Samāwāti Wa Mā Fī Al-'Arđi Wa 'Asbagha `Alaykum Ni`amahu Žāhiratan Wa Bāţinatan Wa Mina An-Nāsi Man Yujādilu Fī Al-Lahi Bighayri `Ilmin Wa Lā Hudáan Wa Lā Kitābin Munīrin Do you not see that Allah has subjected to your benefit all that is in the heavens and in the earth, and has lavished on you His evident and hidden favors? Yet there are some people who still argue about Allah without knowledge, without guidance or an enlightening Book.[31.20]
Wa 'Idhā Qīla Lahumu Attabi`ū Mā 'Anzala Al-Lahu Qālū Bal Nattabi`u Mā Wajadnā `Alayhi 'Ābā'anā 'Awalaw Kāna Ash-Shayţānu Yad`ūhum 'Ilá `Adhābi As-Sa`īri When they are asked to follow what Allah has revealed, they reply: Nay, we shall follow the ways upon which we found our forefathers. What! Will they still follow them even though Shaitn invites them to the punishment of the blazing fire.[31.21]
Wa Man Yuslim Wajhahu 'Ilá Al-Lahi Wa Huwa Muĥsinun Faqadi Astamsaka Bil-`Urwati Al-Wuthqá Wa 'Ilá Al-Lahi `Āqibatu Al-'Umūri He who surrenders himself to Allah and leads a righteous life has indeed grasped the most trustworthy hand-hold; as the ultimate disposal of affairs rests with Allah.[31.22] ~
Wa Man Kafara Falā Yaĥzunka Kufruhu 'Ilaynā Marji`uhum Fanunabbi'uhum Bimā `Amilū 'Inna Al-Laha `Alīmun Bidhāti Aş-Şudūri As for he who disbelieves, let not his disbelief grieve you. To Us is their return and We shall inform them the reality of their deeds; surely Allah knows the secrets of the breasts.[31.23] ~
Numatti`uhum Qalīlāan Thumma Nađţarruhum 'Ilá `Adhābin Ghalīžin We let them enjoy for a while this life, then in the hereafter We shall drive them to an unrelenting punishment.[31.24]
Wa La'in Sa'altahum Man Khalaqa As-Samāwāti Wa Al-'Arđa Layaqūlunna Al-Lahu Quli Al-Ĥamdu Lillahi Bal 'Aktharuhum Lā Ya`lamūna If you ask them: Who has created the heavens and the earth? They will certainly say: Allah. Say: Praise be to Allah! But the fact is that most of them do not use their common sense to understand.[31.25]
Lillahi Mā Fī As-Samāwāti Wa Al-'Arđi 'Inna Al-Laha Huwa Al-Ghanīyu Al-Ĥamīdu To Allah belong all that is in the heavens and earth; surely Allah is the One Who is free of all wants, worthy of all praise.[31.26]
Wa Law 'Annamā Fī Al-'Arđi Min Shajaratin 'Aqlāmun Wa Al-Baĥru Yamudduhu Min Ba`dihi Sab`atu 'Abĥurin Mā Nafidat Kalimātu Al-Lahi 'Inna Al-Laha `Azīzun Ĥakīmun If all the trees on earth were pens, and the ocean were ink, replenished by seven more oceans, the writing of Allahs Words (His wonderful signs and creations) would not be exhausted; surely Allah is Mighty Wise.[31.27]
Khalqukum Wa Lā Ba`thukum 'Illā Kanafsin Wāĥidatin 'Inna Al-Laha Samī`un Başīrun Neither your creation nor your resurrection is anything but as simple as the creation and resurrection of a single soul; surely Allah is All-Hearing, All-Seeing.[31.28]
'Alam Tará 'Anna Al-Laha Yūliju Al-Layla Fī An-Nahāri Wa Yūliju An-Nahāra Fī Al-Layli Wa Sakhkhara Ash-Shamsa Wa Al-Qamara Kullun Yajrī 'Ilá 'Ajalin Musammáan Wa 'Anna Al-Laha Bimā Ta`malūna Khabīrun Do you not see that Allah causes the night to pass into the day and the day into the night, that He has subjected the sun and the moon to follow His law, each pursuing its course for an appointed term, and that Allah is well aware of all your actions?[31.29]
Dhālika Bi'anna Al-Laha Huwa Al-Ĥaqqu Wa 'Anna Mā Yad`ūna Min Dūnihi Al-Bāţilu Wa 'Anna Al-Laha Huwa Al-`Alīyu Al-Kabīru This is because Allah is the only Reality and because all those whom the people invoke besides Him, are false, and because Allah is the One Who is the Most High, the Great.[31.30]
'Alam Tará 'Anna Al-Fulka Tajrī Fī Al-Baĥri Bini`mati Al-Lahi Liyuriyakum Min 'Āyātihi 'Inna Fī Dhālika La'āyātin Likulli Şabbārin Shakūrin Do you not see how the ships sail through the ocean by the grace of Allah so that He may show you some of His signs? Surely there are signs in this for every patient, thankful person.[31.31] ~
Wa 'Idhā Ghashiyahum Mawjun Kālžžulali Da`aw Al-Laha Mukhlişīna Lahu Ad-Dīna Falammā Najjāhum 'Ilá Al-Barri Faminhum Muqtaşidun Wa Mā Yajĥadu Bi'āyātinā 'Illā Kullu Khattārin Kafūrin When any giant wave covers them like a canopy, they pray to Allah with all devotion making their faith pure for Him. But when He delivers them safely to land, some of them falter between belief and unbelief. None reject Our revelations except the treacherous and the ungrateful.[31.32]
Yā 'Ayyuhā An-Nāsu Attaqū Rabbakum Wa Akhshaw Yawmāan Lā Yajzī Wa A-Dun `An Waladihi Wa Lā Mawlūdun Huwa Jāzin `An Wa A-Dihi Shay'āan 'Inna Wa`da Al-Lahi Ĥaqqun Falā Taghurrannakumu Al-Ĥayā Atu Ad-Dunyā Wa Lā Yaghurrannakum Bil-Lahi Al-Gharūru O mankind! Have fear of your Rabb and fear that Day when no father shall avail his son nor a son his father. Surely the promise of Allah is true. Let not the life of this world deceive you, nor let the Deceiver (Shaitn) deceive you concerning Allah.[31.33]
'Inna Al-Laha `Indahu `Ilmu As-Sā`ati Wa Yunazzilu Al-Ghaytha Wa Ya`lamu Mā Fī Al-'Arĥāmi Wa Mā Tadrī Nafsundhā Taksibu Ghadāan Wa Mā Tadrī Nafsun Bi'ayyi 'Arđin Tamūtu 'Inna Al-Laha `Alīmun Khabīrun Surely Allah Alone has the knowledge of the Hour, He is the One Who sends down the rain and He knows what is in the wombs. No one knows what he will earn the next day; and no one knows in what land he will die. Surely, Allah knows all this and is aware of everything.[31.34]