In the name of
Allah, Gracious, Merciful.
1O, you wrapped up!1
2Arise and deliver your warning!
3And magnify your Lord!
4And your garments keep free from stain!2
5And all abomination shun!
6Nor expect in giving any increase for yourself!
7And be patient and constant for your Lord’s cause!
8Finally when the trumpet is sounded.
9That will be that day, a day of distress.
10Far from easy for those without faith.
11Leave Me alone with those whom I created alone!
12To whom I granted resources in abundance.
13And sons to be by his side!
14To whom I made life smooth and comfortable!
1Ya ayuyuhal mud das sir
2Qum fa anzir
3Wa rabbaka fakabbir
4Wa siyabaka fatahir
5War rujza fahjur
6Wa la tamnun tastaksir
7Wa lirabbika fashbir
8Fa iza nuqira fin naqur
9Fazalika yauma izi yaumun
10Alal kafirina gairu yasir
11Zarni wa man halaqtu wahida
12Wa jaaltu lahu malam mamduda
13Wa banina suhuda
14Wa ma hatu lahu tamhida
1. Please see note on
2. It is very interesting to note how Farid
from the Ahmadiyyah movement gives his commentary. To him garment is not
just garment but also, the followers of the prophet. That before he embarked
on a mission Allah wanted him to prepare the hearts of his followers. He has
completely deviated on the subject to bring in his own idiosyncratic views.
The admonition is very clear to Muhammad, since sex makes one unclean and
bodily fluids such as urine and sperm defiles a person, he was told to be
ritually clean and to keep from unclean clothes. It may also include the
keeping of himself from idolatry and all of its forms. The next verse deals
probably with keeping his heart clean and to be an example (6-7) to the
15Yet is he greedy that I should add yet more.
16By no means! For to Our signs he has been refractory!
17Soon will I visit him with a mount of calamities!
18For he thought and he plotted.
19And woe to him! how he plotted!
20Yea, woe to him! how he plotted!
21Then he looked round;
22Then he frowned and he scowled;
23Then he turned back and was haughty;
24Then said he: “This is nothing but magic derived from of old;”
25“This is nothing but the word of a mortal!”
26Soon will I cast him into hell fire!
27And what will explain to you what hell fire is?
28Nothing is permitted to endure and nothing is left alone!
29Darkening and changing the color of man!
30Over it are nineteen.3
15Summa yatmau an azida
16Kalla innahu kana li ayatina anida
17Sa urhiquhu sauda
18Innahu fakara wa qadar
19Faqutila kaifa qadar
20Summa qutila kaifa qadar
22Summa abasa wa basar
23Summa adbara wastakbar
24Faqala in haza illa sihruy yusar
25In haza illa qaulul basyar
26Sa ushlihi saqar
27Wa ma adraka ma saqar
28La tubqi wa la tazar
29La wahatul lilbasyar
30Alaiha tisata asyar
[Commentary continues below.]
3. Both George Sale and the Editors of the
Noble Qur’an agree are angels. According to Islamic Numerologists, this is
the miracle of the Qur’an, for which nobody can produce a surah the like of.
31And We have set none but angels as guardians of the fire; and
We have fixed their number only as a trial for unbelievers in order that the
people of the book may arrive at certainty and the believers may increase in
faith and that no doubts may be left for the people of the book, and the
believers, and that those in whose hearts is a disease and the unbelievers
may say “What symbol does Allah intend by this?” Thus does Allah leave to
stray whom He pleases and guides whom He pleases; and none can know the
forces of the Lord except He and this is no other than a warning to mankind.
32No, verily, by the moon.
33And by the night as it retreats.
34And by the dawn as it shines forth.
35This is one of the mighty portents.
36A warning to mankind
31Wa ma jaalna ashaban nari illa malaikata wa ma jaalna id
datahum illa fitnatal lil lazina kafaru liyastaiqinal lazina utul kitaba wa
yazdadal lazina amanu imana wa la yartabal lazina utul kitaba wal muminuna
wa liyaqulal lazina fi qulubihim maraduw wal kafiruna maza aradal lahu
bihaza masala kazalika yudhilul lahu ma yasyau wa yahdi ma yasya wa ma
yalamu junuda rabbuka illa huwa ma hiya il lazikra lilbasyar
32Kalla wal qamar
33Wallaili iz adbar
34Was subi iza asfar
35Innaha la ihdal kubar
37To any of you that chooses to press forward or to follow
38Every soul will be in pledge for its deeds.
39Except the companions of the right hand.
40In gardens they will question each other
41And ask of the sinners:
42“What led you into hell fire?”
43They will say: “We were not of those who prayed;”
44And we were not of those who fed the indigent;”
45“But we used to talk vanities with vain talkers;”
46“And we used to deny the day of judgment”
47“Until there came to us the hour that is certain.”
48Then will no intercession of any intercessors profit them.
49Then what is the matter with them that they turn away from
37Liman saa minkum ayataqad dama au yataakh khar
38Kullu nafsin bima kasabat rahinah
39Illa ashabal yamin
40Fi jannatin yatasa alun
42Ma salakakum fi saqar
43Qalu lam naku minal musalin
44Wa lam naku nutihumul miskin
45Wa kunna nakudu maal kaidin
46Wa kunna nukaz zibu bi yaumidin
47Hata atanal yaqin
48Fama tanfauhum safaatus safiin
49Fama lahum anit tazkirati muridin
50As if they were affrighted asses
51Fleeing from a lion!
52Forsooth, each one of them wants to be given scrolls spread
53By no means! But they fear not the hereafter
54No, this surely is an admonition:
55Let any who will keep it in remembrance!
56But none will keep it in remembrance except as Allah wills: He
is the Lord of righteousness and the Lord of forgiveness.
50Ka annahum humurum mustanfirah
52Bal yuridu kullum ri in minhum ayuta suhufam munas sarah
53Kalla balla yakhafunal akhirat
54Kalla innahu tazkirat
55Faman sa a zakarat
56Wa ma yazkuruna illa ayasya allah huwa ahlut taqwa wa ahlul