37) Sūrat Aş-Şāffāt

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Wa Aş-Şāffāti Şaffāan I swear by those who range themselves in ranks[37.1]
Fālzzājirāti Zajan and by those who cast out demons,[37.2]
Fālttāliyāti Dhikrāan and by those who proclaim the message of Allah[37.3]
'Inna 'Ilahakum Lawāĥidun that surely your God is One,[37.4]
Rabbu As-Samāwāti Wa Al-'Arđi Wa Mā Baynahumā Wa Rabbu Al-Mashāriqi the Rabb of the heavens and of the earth and all that lies between them, and the Rabb of the easts (every point and place at the rising of the sun).[37.5]
'Innā Zayyannā As-Samā'a Ad-Dunyā Bizīnatin Al-Kawākib We have indeed decked the worldly heaven with beautiful stars[37.6]
Wa Ĥifžāan Min Kulli Shayţāninridin and have secured it against all obstinate rebellious shaitns.[37.7]
Lā Yassamma`ūna 'Ilá Al-Mala'i Al-'A`lá Wa Yuqdhafūna Min Kulli Jānibin They cannot even hear the words of the exalted assembly of angels and they are darted at from every side if they try to get closer,[37.8]
Duĥūrāan Wa Lahum `Adhābun Wa Aşibun they are repulsed and are under a constant chastisement.[37.9]
'Illā Man Khaţifa Al-Khaţfata Fa'atba`ahu Shihābun Thāqibāun Eavesdroppers are persuaded by a flaming fire of piercing brightness.[37.10]
Fāstaftihim 'Ahum 'Ashaddu Khalqāan 'Am Man Khalaqnā 'Innā Khalaqnāhum Min Ţīnin Lāzibin Ask them: What is more difficult - their creation or the rest of Our creation? - Them We have created out of a sticky clay.[37.11]
Bal `Ajibta Wa Yaskharūna You marvel at the wonders of Allahs creation, while they ridicule at it.[37.12]
Wa 'Idhā Dhukkirū Lā Yadhkurūna When they are admonished, they pay no heed,[37.13]
Wa 'Idhā Ra'aw 'Āyatan Yastaskhirūna and when they see a sign, they mock at it[37.14]
Wa Qālū 'In Hādhā 'Illā Siĥrun Mubīnun and say: This is nothing but plain sorcery.[37.15]
'A'idhā Mitnā Wa Kunnā Turābāan Wa `Ižāmāan 'A'innā Lamabthūna What! When we are dead and have become dust and bones, shall we be raised to life again[37.16]
'Awa'ābā'uunā Al-'Awwalūna - we and also our forefathers of the ancient time?[37.17]
Qul Na`am Wa 'Antumkhirūna Tell them: Yes and you shall be held up to shame.[37.18]
Fa'innamā Hiya Zajratun Wāĥidatun Fa'idhā Hum Yanžurūna It will be just a single cry, and they will see it all with their own eyes.[37.19]
Wa Qālū Yā Waylanā Hādhā Yawmu Ad-Dīni Ah, woe to us! They shall exclaim, this is the Day of Judgement![37.20]
dhā Yawmu Al-Faşli Al-Ladhī Kuntum Bihi Tukadhdhibūna It will be said: Yes, this is the same Day of Judgement which you used to deny.[37.21]
Aĥshurū Al-Ladhīna Žalamū Wa 'Azwājahum Wa Mā Kānū Ya`budūna It will be commanded: Gather all the wrongdoers, their spouses and those whom they used to worship[37.22]
Min Dūni Al-Lahi Fāhdūhum 'Ilá Şirāţi Al-Jaĥīmi besides Allah and show them the way to hell.[37.23]
Wa Qifūhum 'Innahum Mas'ūlūna When they will all be gathered and angels will start pushing them towards hell, Allah shall say: Stop for a while, they have to be questioned:[37.24]
Mā Lakum Lā Tanāşarūna What is the matter with you today that you do not help each other?[37.25]
Bal Humu Al-Yawma Mustaslimūna Nay! On that Day they shall all be submissive.[37.26]
Wa 'Aqbala Ba`đuhum `Alá Ba`đin Yatasā'alūna Some of them will step forward to question one another.[37.27]
Qālū 'Innakum Kuntum Ta'tūnanā `Ani Al-Yamīni The followers will say to their leaders: It was you who used to come at us from the right hand (right hand is a symbol of authority) and forced us towards the wrong way.[37.28]
Qālū Bal Lam Takūnū Mu'uminīna They will reply: Nay! But it was you who had no faith.[37.29]
Wa Mā Kāna Lanā `Alaykum Min Sulţānin Bal Kuntum Qawmāan Ţāghīna We had no power over you, the fact is that you were an inordinate people;[37.30]
Faĥaqqa `Alaynā Qawlu Rabbinā 'Innā Ladhā'iqūna true is the verdict which Our Rabb has passed upon us, we shall indeed taste the punishment of our sins:[37.31]
Fa'aghwaynākum 'Innā Kunnā Ghāwīna We misled you, for we ourselves were astray.[37.32]
Fa'innahum Yawma'idhin Al-`Adhābi Mushtarikūna So on that Day they shall all be partners in the punishment.[37.33]
'Innā Kadhālika Naf`alu Bil-Mujrimīna Thus, shall We deal with the criminals;[37.34]
'Innahum Kānū 'Idhā Qīla Lahum Lā 'Ilāha 'Illā Al-Lahu Yastakbirūna for when they were told: There is no god except Allah, they used to puff themselves up with pride[37.35] ~
Wa Yaqūlūna 'A'innā Latārikū 'Ālihatinā Lishā`irin Majnūnin and say: What! Should we give up our gods for the sake of a mad poet?[37.36]
Bal Jā'a Bil-Ĥaqqi Wa Şaddaqa Al-Mursalīna Whereas he had come with the truth and had confirmed the message of prior Rasools.[37.37]
'Innakum Ladhā'iqū Al-`Adhābi Al-'Alīmi Then it will be said: You are surely going to taste the painful punishment:[37.38]
Wa Mā Tujzawna 'Illā Mā Kuntum Ta`malūna and this reward is nothing except to what you had done.[37.39]
'Illā `Ibāda Al-Lahi Al-Mukhlaşīna But the sincere devotees of Allah[37.40]
'Ūlā'ika Lahum Rizqun Ma`lūmun shall have familiar sustenance[37.41]
Fawākihu Wa Hum Mukramūna - fruits, and shall be honored[37.42]
Fī Jannāti An-Na`īmi in the gardens of delight.[37.43]
`Alá Sururin Mutaqābilīna Reclining face to face upon soft couches,[37.44]
Yuţāfu `Alayhim Bika'sin Min Ma`īnin they shall be served with goblets filled at a fountain of wine,[37.45]
Bayđā'a Ladhdhatin Lilshshāribīna a crystal-white drink, delicious to those who drink it.[37.46]
Lā Fīhā Ghawlun Wa Lā Hum `Anhā Yunzafūna It will neither dull their senses nor they will become drunk.[37.47]
Wa `Indahum Qāşirātu Aţ-Ţarfi `Īnun And beside them there will be bashful, dark big beautiful-eyed virgins,[37.48]
Ka'annahunna Bayđun Maknūnun as if they were delicate eggs closely guarded.[37.49]
Fa'aqbala Ba`đuhum `Alá Ba`đin Yatasā'alūna Some of them will be asking questions to others.[37.50]
Qāla Qā'ilun Minhum 'Innī Kāna Lī Qarīnun One of them will say: I had a friend[37.51]
Yaqūlu 'A'innaka Lamina Al-Muşaddiqīna who used to ask: Are you really of those who affirm (the message of Islam)?[37.52]
'A'idhā Mitnā Wa Kunnā Turābāan Wa `Ižāmāan 'A'innā Lamadīnūna When we are dead and turned to dust and bones, shall we ever be brought to judgement?[37.53]
Qāla Hal 'Antum Muţţali`ūna It will be said: Would you like to see him?[37.54]
Fāţţala`a Fara'āhu Fī Sawā'i Al-Jaĥīmi He will look down and see his friend in the midst of hellfire.[37.55]
Qāla Ta-Allāhi 'In Kidta Laturdīni Then he will say: By Allah! You had almost ruined me.[37.56]
Wa Lawlā Ni`matu Rabbī Lakuntu Mina Al-Muĥđarīna Had it not been for the grace of my Rabb, I should certainly have been among those who are brought there.[37.57]
'Afamā Naĥnu Bimayyitīna Is it not so that we shall not die[37.58]
'Illā Mawtatanā Al-'Ūlá Wa Mā Naĥnu Bimu`adhdhabīna after our first death and that we shall not be chastised?[37.59]
'Inna Hādhā Lahuwa Al-Fawzu Al-`Ažīmu Most surely it is a mighty achievement.[37.60]
Limithli Hādhā Falya`mali Al-`Āmilūna For such an end, let every one strive who wishes to strive.[37.61]
'Adhalika Khayrun Nuzulāan 'Am Shajaratu Az-Zaqqūmi Is this a better entertainment or the tree of Zaqqum?[37.62]
'Innā Ja`alnāhā Fitnatan Lilžžālimīna Surely We have made this tree a trial for the wrongdoers.[37.63]
'Innahā Shajaratun Takhruju Fī 'Aşli Al-Jaĥīmi Surely it is a tree that grows in the bottom of the hellfire,[37.64]
Ţal`uhā Ka'annahu Ru'ūsu Ash-Shayāţīni bearing fruits as if they were heads of shaitns,[37.65]
Fa'innahum La'ākilūna Minhā Famāli'ūna Minhā Al-Buţūna on it they shall feed and with it they shall fill their bellies.[37.66]
Thumma 'Inna Lahum `Alayhā Lashawbāan Min Ĥamīmin Then on top of that, they will be given a concoction made from boiling water.[37.67]
Thumma 'Inna Marji`ahum La'ilá Al-Jaĥīmi Then to hellfire they shall be returned.[37.68]
'Innahum 'Alfaw 'Ābā'ahum Đāllīna In fact, they found their fathers on the wrong path,[37.69]
Fahum `Alá 'Āthārihim Yuhra`ūna and they are eagerly following their footsteps.[37.70]
Wa Laqad Đalla Qablahum 'Aktharu Al-'Awwalīna Most of the ancients went astray before them,[37.71]
Wa Laqad 'Arsalnā Fīhim Mundhirīna though We had sent Warners to them.[37.72]
nžur Kayfa Kāna `Āqibatu Al-Mundharīna See what was the end of those who had been forewarned: they all perished,[37.73]
'Illā `Ibāda Al-Lahi Al-Mukhlaşīna except the sincere devotees of Allah.[37.74]
Wa Laqad Nādānā Nūĥun Falani`ma Al-Mujībūna Nh prayed to Us; see how excellent was Our response to his prayer![37.75]
Wa Najjaynāhu Wa 'Ahlahu Mina Al-Karbi Al-`Ažīmi We delivered him and his people from the mighty distress,[37.76]
Wa Ja`alnā Dhurrīyatahu Humu Al-Bāqīna and made his progeny to be the only survivors,[37.77]
Wa Taraknā `Alayhi Fī Al-'Ākhirīna and We left his good name among the later generations.[37.78]
Salāmun `Alá Nūĥin Al-`Ālamīna Salutation to Nh among the people of the worlds.[37.79]
'Innā Kadhālika Naj Al-Muĥsinīna Thus do We reward the righteous.[37.80]
'Innahu Min `Ibādinā Al-Mu'uminīna Surely he was one of Our believing devotees.[37.81]
Thumma 'Aghraq Al-'Ākharīna Then the rest We drowned in the great flood.[37.82]
Wa 'Inna Min Shī`atihi La'ibrāhīma Surely Ibrhm belonged to the first group (who followed Nhs way),[37.83]
'Idh Jā'a Rabbahu Biqalbin Salīmin when he came to his Rabb with a pure heart.[37.84]
'Idh Qāla Li'abīhi Wa Qawmihi Mādhā Ta`budūna Behold, he said to his father and to his people: What are these that you worship?[37.85]
'A'ifkāan 'Ālihatan Dūna Al-Lahi Turīdūna Would you serve false gods instead of Allah?[37.86]
Famā Žannukum Birabbi Al-`Ālamīna What is your idea about the Rabb of the worlds?[37.87]
Fanažara Nažratan An-Nujūmi Then he looked at the stars one time[37.88]
Faqāla 'Innī Saqīmun and said I am feeling sick.[37.89]
Fatawallaw `Anhu Mudbirīna So his people left him behind and went away to their national fair.[37.90]
Farāgha 'Ilá 'Ālihatihim Faqāla 'Alā Ta'kulūna He sneaked into the temple of their gods and addressed them: Why dont you eat from these offerings before you?[37.91]
Mā Lakum Lā Tanţiqūna What is the matter with you that you dont even speak?[37.92]
Farāgha `Alayhim Đarbāan Bil-Yamīni Then he fell upon them, smiting them with his right hand.[37.93]
Fa'aqbalū 'Ilayhi Yaziffūna The people came running to the scene.[37.94]
Qāla 'Ata`budūna Mā Tanĥitūna Would you worship that which you have carved with your own hands, he said,[37.95]
Wa Allāhu Khalaqakum Wa Mā Ta`malūna when Allah is the One Who created you and that which you have made?[37.96]
Qālū Abnū Lahu Bunyānāan Fa'alqūhu Fī Al-Jaĥīmi They said to one another: Prepare for him a furnace and throw him into the blazing flames.[37.97]
Fa'arādū Bihi Kaydāan Faja`alnāhumu Al-'Asfalīna Thus did they scheme against him: but We humiliated them in their scheme.[37.98]
Wa Qāla 'Innī Dhāhibun 'Ilá Rabbī Sayahdīni Ibrhm said: I am going to take refuge with my Rabb, He will surely guide me.[37.99]
Rabbi Hab Lī Mina Aş-Şāliĥīna O Rabb! Grant me a righteous son.[37.100]
Fabashsharnāhu Bighulāmin Ĥalīmin So We gave him the good news of a gentle son.[37.101]
Falammā Balagha Ma`ahu As-Sa`ya Qāla Yā Bunayya 'Innī 'Ará Fī Al-Manāmi 'Annī 'Adhbaĥuka Fānžur Mādhā Tará Qāla Yā 'Abati Af`al Mā Tu'umaru Satajidunī 'In Shā'a Al-Lahu Mina Aş-Şābirīna When he reached the age to work with him, Ibrhm said to him: O my son! I have seen a vision that I should offer you as a sacrifice, now tell me what is your view." He replied: O my father! Do as you are commanded: you will find me, if Allah so wills, of the patient."[37.102]
Falammā 'Aslamā Wa Tallahu Liljabīni And when they both submitted to Allah and Ibrhm laid down his son prostrate upon his forehead for sacrifice;[37.103]
Wa Nādaynāhu 'An Yā 'Ibrāhīmu We called out to him: O Ibrhm stop![37.104] ~
Qad Şaddaqta Ar-Ru'uyā 'Innā Kadhālika Naj Al-Muĥsinīna You have fulfilled your vision. Thus do We reward the righteous.[37.105]
'Inna Hādhā Lahuwa Al-Balā'u Al-Mubīnu That was indeed a manifest test.[37.106]
Wa Fadaynāhu Bidhibĥin `Ažīmin We ransomed his son for a great sacrifice[37.107]
Wa Taraknā `Alayhi Fī Al-'Ākhirīna and We left his good name among the later generations.[37.108]
Salāmun `Alá 'Ibrāhīma Salutation to Ibrhm.[37.109]
Kadhālika Naj Al-Muĥsinīna Thus We reward the righteous.[37.110]
'Innahu Min `Ibādinā Al-Mu'uminīna Surely he was one of Our believing devotees.[37.111]
Wa Bashsharnāhu Bi'isĥāqa Nabīyāan Mina Aş-Şāliĥīna We gave him the good news of Ishq - a prophet - one of the righteous.[37.112]
Wa Bāraknā `Alayhi Wa `Alá 'Isĥāqa Wa Min Dhurrīyatihimā Muĥsinun Wa Žālimun Linafsihi Mubīnun We blessed him and Ishq both. Among their progeny there are some who are righteous and some who are clearly doing wrong to their own souls.[37.113]
Wa Laqad Manannā `Alá Mūsá Wa Hārūna We bestowed Our favor on Musa and Haroon.[37.114]
Wa Najjaynāhumā Wa Qawmahumā Mina Al-Karbi Al-`Ažīmi We delivered them with all their people from the mighty distress.[37.115]
Wa Naşarnāhum Fakānū Humu Al-Ghālibīna We helped them so they became victorious.[37.116]
Wa 'Ātaynāhumā Al-Kitāba Al-Mustabīna We gave them the Glorious Book (Torah),[37.117]
Wa Hadaynāhumā Aş-Şirāţa Al-Mustaqīma and guided them both to the Right Way.[37.118]
Wa Taraknā `Alayhimā Fī Al-'Ākhirīna We left their good names among the later generations.[37.119]
Salāmun `Alá Mūsá Wa Hārūna Salutation to Musa and Haroon.[37.120]
'Innā Kadhālika Naj Al-Muĥsinīna Thus do We reward the righteous.[37.121]
'Innahumā Min `Ibādinā Al-Mu'uminīna Surely they were two of Our believing devotees.[37.122]
Wa 'Inna 'Ilyāsa Lamina Al-Mursalīna Ilys (Elias) was surely one of Our Rasools.[37.123]
'Idh Qāla Liqawmihi 'Alā Tattaqūna "Behold," he said to his people: Have you no fear of Allah?[37.124] ~
'Atad`ūna Ba`lāan Wa Tadharūna 'Aĥsana Al-Khāliqīna Would you invoke Bl (their invented god) and forsake the best of the Creators[37.125]
Al-Laha Rabbakum Wa Rabba 'Ābā'ikumu Al-'Awwalīna - Allah - Who is your Rabb and the Rabb of your forefathers?[37.126]
Fakadhdhabūhu Fa'innahum Lamuĥđarūna But they denied him, so they will certainly be called to account,[37.127]
'Illā `Ibāda Al-Lahi Al-Mukhlaşīna with the exception of sincere devotees of Allah.[37.128]
Wa Taraknā `Alayhi Fī Al-'Ākhirīna We left his good name among the later generations.[37.129]
Salāmun `Alá 'Il Yā -Sīn Salutation to Ilys.[37.130] -
'Innā Kadhālika Naj Al-Muĥsinīna Thus do We reward the righteous.[37.131]
'Innahu Min `Ibādinā Al-Mu'uminīna He was surely one of Our believing devotees.[37.132]
Wa 'Inna Lūţāan Lamina Al-Mursalīna Lt was one of Our Rasools.[37.133]
'Idh Najjaynāhu Wa 'Ahlahu 'Ajma`īna Behold, We delivered him and his whole family[37.134] ~
'Illā `Ajūzāan Al-Ghābirīna except an old woman who was among those who remained behind,[37.135]
Thumma Dammarnā Al-'Ākharīna and We destroyed the others.[37.136]
Wa 'Innakum Latamurrūna `Alayhim Muşbiĥīna Surely you pass by their ruins by day[37.137]
Wa Bil-Layli 'Afalā Ta`qilūna and by night. Will you not use your common sense?[37.138]
Wa 'Inna Yūnis Lamina Al-Mursalīna SECTION 5 Ynus (Jonah) was surely one of Our Rasools.[37.139]
'Idh 'Abaqa 'Ilá Al-Fulki Al-Mashĥūni When he ran to the laden ship,[37.140]
Fasāhama Fakāna Mina Al-Mudĥađīna took part in casting of lots, and was condemned.[37.141]
Fāltaqamahu Al-Ĥūtu Wa Huwa Mulīmun A whale swallowed him for he had become blameworthy.[37.142]
Falawlā 'Annahu Kāna Mina Al-Musabbiĥīna Had he not repented and became of those who glorify Allah,[37.143]
Lalabitha Fī Baţnihi 'Ilá Yawmi Yub`athūna he would certainly have remained inside its belly till the Day of Resurrection.[37.144] ~
Fanabadhnāhu Bil-`Arā'i Wa Huwa Saqīmun Then We cast him upon a desolate shore in a state of serious illness[37.145]
Wa 'Anbatnā `Alayhi Shajaratan Min Yaqţīnin and caused a gourd plant to grow over him.[37.146]
Wa 'Arsalnāhu 'Ilá Miā'ati 'Alfin 'Aw Yazīdūna Then We sent him to a nation of one hundred thousand people or more.[37.147] ~
Fa'āmanū Famatta`nāhum 'Ilá Ĥīnin They believed in him, so We permitted them to enjoy their life for a while.[37.148]
Fāstaftihim 'Alirabbika Al-Banātu Wa Lahumu Al-Banūna Story of the Prophet Ynus (Jonah) Just ask the unbelievers: Does it make any sense that their Rabb should have daughters while they choose to have sons?[37.149]
'Am Khalaq Al-Malā'ikata 'Ināthāan Wa Hum Shāhidūna Or is it that We created the angels as females and they were present at their creation?[37.150]
'Alā 'Innahum Min 'Ifkihim Layaqūlūna Surely they invent a lie when they say: [37.151]
Walada Al-Lahu Wa 'Innahum Lakādhibūna Allah has children. They are utter liars."[37.152]
'Āşţafá Al-Banāti `Alá Al-Banīna Would He choose daughters rather than sons?[37.153]
Mā Lakum Kayfa Taĥkumūna What is the matter with you? How do you judge?[37.154]
'Afalā Tadhakkarūn Will you not take heed?[37.155]
'Am Lakum Sulţānun Mubīnun Or do you have any proof of what you are saying?[37.156]
Fa'tū Bikitābikum 'In Kuntum Şādiqīna Show us your scriptures if you are truthful![37.157]
Wa Ja`alū Baynahu Wa Bayna Al-Jinnati Nasabāan Wa Laqad `Alimati Al-Jinnatu 'Innahum Lamuĥđarūna They assert blood-relationship between Him and the jinns; and the jinns know quite well that they will be called to account.[37.158]
Subĥāna Al-Lahi `Ammā Yaşifūna Glory be to Allah! He is free from what they ascribe to Him[37.159]
'Illā `Ibāda Al-Lahi Al-Mukhlaşīna except His sincere devotees who do not attribute such things to Him.[37.160]
Fa'innakum Wa Mā Ta`budūna Therefore neither you nor those whom you worship[37.161]
Mā 'Antum `Alayhi Bifātinīna can deceive anyone about Allah[37.162]
'Illā Man Huwa Şālī Al-Jaĥīmi except him who is destined for hell.[37.163]
Wa Mā Minnā 'Illā Lahu Maqāmun Ma`lūmun The angels in fact say: We each have our appointed place.[37.164]
Wa 'Innā Lanaĥnu Aş-Şāffūna We range ourselves in ranks for His service[37.165]
Wa 'Innā Lanaĥnu Al-Musabbiĥūna and we are surely those who declare His glory."[37.166]
Wa 'In Kānū Layaqūlūna Before this, the same disbelievers used to say:[37.167]
Law 'Anna `Indanā Dhikrāan Mina Al-'Awwalīna If we had received a reminder which the earlier people had received,[37.168]
Lakunnā `Ibāda Al-Lahi Al-Mukhlaşīna We certainly would have been sincere devotees of Allah."[37.169]
Fakafarū Bihi Fasawfa Ya`lamūna But now that the Quran has come, they reject it: but soon they will find out the consequences of this attitude.[37.170]
Wa Laqad Sabaqat Kalimatunā Li`ibādinā Al-Mursalīn We have already promised Our servants whom We sent as Rasools[37.171]
'Innahum Lahumu Al-Manşūrūna that they would certainly be helped,[37.172]
Wa 'Inna Jundanā Lahumu Al-Ghālibūna and that Our forces will surely be victorious.[37.173]
Fatawalla `Anhum Ĥattá Ĥīnin So give no heed to them for a while;[37.174]
Wa 'Abşirhum Fasawfa Yubşirūna you will see their downfall as they shall see your victory.[37.175]
'Afabi`adhābinā Yasta`jilūna Do they wish to hurry on Our punishment?[37.176]
Fa'idhā Nazala Bisāĥatihim Fasā'a Şabāĥu Al-Mundharīna But dreadful will be that morning, when it will descend in the courtyards of those who have been forewarned.[37.177]
Wa Tawalla `Anhum Ĥattá Ĥīnin So pay no heed to them for a while.[37.178]
Wa 'Abşir Fasawfa Yubşirūna You will surely see their downfall as they shall see your victory.[37.179]
Subĥāna Rabbika Rabbi Al-`Izzati `Ammā Yaşifūna Glory be to your Rabb, the Lord of Honor, He is free from what they ascribe to Him![37.180]
Wa Salāmun `Alá Al-Mursalīna Peace be on the Rasools,[37.181]
Wa Al-Ĥamdu Lillahi Rabbi Al-`Ālamīna and praise be to Allah, the Rabb of the Worlds.[37.182]