Glorious Qur'an (English Translation)

Surah Tur

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بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِ

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.



By the Mount;


وَكِتَـٰبٍ۬ مَّسۡطُورٍ۬ 

And by the Book Inscribed.


فِى رَقٍّ۬ مَّنشُورٍ۬ 

In parchment unrolled.


وَٱلۡبَيۡتِ ٱلۡمَعۡمُورِ 

And by the Bait-ul-Mamoor;

(the house over the heavens parable to the Kabah at Makkah, continuously visited by the angels);


وَٱلسَّقۡفِ ٱلۡمَرۡفُوعِ 

And by the roof raised high (i.e. the heaven).


وَٱلۡبَحۡرِ ٱلۡمَسۡجُورِ 

And by the sea kept filled (or it will be fire kindled on the Day of Resurrection).


إِنَّ عَذَابَ رَبِّكَ لَوَٲقِعٌ۬ 

Verily, the Torment of your Lord will surely come to pass,


مَّا لَهُ ۥ مِن دَافِعٍ۬ 

There is none that can avert it;


يَوۡمَ تَمُورُ ٱلسَّمَآءُ مَوۡرً۬ا 

On the Day when the heaven will shake with a dreadful shaking,


وَتَسِيرُ ٱلۡجِبَالُ سَيۡرً۬ا 

And the mountains will move away with a (horrible) movement.


فَوَيۡلٌ۬ يَوۡمَٮِٕذٍ۬ لِّلۡمُكَذِّبِينَ 

Then woe that Day to the beliers;


ٱلَّذِينَ هُمۡ فِى خَوۡضٍ۬ يَلۡعَبُونَ 

Who are playing in falsehood .


يَوۡمَ يُدَعُّونَ إِلَىٰ نَارِ جَهَنَّمَ دَعًّا 

The Day when they will be pushed down by force to the Fire of Hell, with a horrible, forceful pushing.


هَـٰذِهِ ٱلنَّارُ ٱلَّتِى كُنتُم بِہَا تُكَذِّبُونَ 

This is the Fire which you used to belie.


أَفَسِحۡرٌ هَـٰذَآ أَمۡ أَنتُمۡ لَا تُبۡصِرُونَ 

Is this magic, or do you not see?


ٱصۡلَوۡهَافَٱصۡبِرُوٓاْ أَوۡ لَا تَصۡبِرُواْ سَوَآءٌ عَلَيۡكُمۡ‌ۖ

Taste you therein its heat, and whether you are patient of it or impatient of it, it is all the same.

إِنَّمَا تُجۡزَوۡنَ مَا كُنتُمۡ تَعۡمَلُونَ 

You are only being requited for what you used to do.


إِنَّ ٱلۡمُتَّقِينَ فِى جَنَّـٰتٍ۬ وَنَعِيمٍ۬ 

Verily, the Muttaqoon (pious - see V.2:2) will be in Gardens (Paradise), and Delight.


فَـٰكِهِينَ بِمَآ ءَاتَٮٰهُمۡ رَبُّهُمۡ

Enjoying in that which their Lord has bestowed on them,

وَوَقَٮٰهُمۡ رَبُّہُمۡ عَذَابَ ٱلۡجَحِيمِ 

and (the fact that) their Lord saved them from the torment of the blazing Fire.


كُلُواْ وَٱشۡرَبُواْ هَنِيٓـَٔۢا بِمَا كُنتُمۡ تَعۡمَلُونَ 

"Eat and drink with happiness because of what you used to do."


مُتَّكِـِٔينَ عَلَىٰ سُرُرٍ۬ مَّصۡفُوفَةٍ۬‌ۖ

They will recline (with ease) on thrones arranged in ranks.

وَزَوَّجۡنَـٰهُم بِحُورٍ عِينٍ۬ 

And We shall marry them to Houris (female, fair ones) with wide lovely eyes.


وَٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُواْ وَٱتَّبَعَتۡہُمۡ ذُرِّيَّتُہُم بِإِيمَـٰنٍ أَلۡحَقۡنَا بِہِمۡ ذُرِّيَّتَہُمۡ

And those who believe and whose offspring follow them in Faith, to them shall We join their offspring,

وَمَآ أَلَتۡنَـٰهُم مِّنۡ عَمَلِهِم مِّن شَىۡءٍ۬‌ۚ

and We shall not decrease the reward of their deeds in anything.

كُلُّ ٱمۡرِىِٕۭ بِمَا كَسَبَ رَهِينٌ۬ 

Every person is a pledge for that which he has earned.


وَأَمۡدَدۡنَـٰهُم بِفَـٰكِهَةٍ۬ وَلَحۡمٍ۬ مِّمَّا يَشۡتَہُونَ 

And We shall provide them with fruit and meat, such as they desire.


يَتَنَـٰزَعُونَ فِيہَا كَأۡسً۬ا لَّا لَغۡوٌ۬ فِيہَا وَلَا تَأۡثِيمٌ۬ 

There they shall pass from hand to hand a (wine) cup, free from any Laghw (dirty, false, evil vague talk between them), and free from sin (because it will be legal for them to drink).


وَيَطُوفُ عَلَيۡہِمۡ غِلۡمَانٌ۬ لَّهُمۡ كَأَنَّہُمۡ لُؤۡلُؤٌ۬ مَّكۡنُونٌ۬ 

And there will go round boy-servants of theirs, to serve them as if they were preserved pearls.


وَأَقۡبَلَ بَعۡضُہُمۡ عَلَىٰ بَعۡضٍ۬ يَتَسَآءَلُونَ 

And some of them draw near to others, questioning.


قَالُوٓاْ إِنَّا ڪُنَّا قَبۡلُ فِىٓ أَهۡلِنَا مُشۡفِقِينَ

Saying: "Aforetime, we were afraid with our families (from the punishment of Allah).


فَمَنَّ ٱللَّهُ عَلَيۡنَا وَوَقَٮٰنَا عَذَابَ ٱلسَّمُومِ 

"But Allah has been gracious to us, and has saved us from the torment of the Fire.


إِنَّا ڪُنَّا مِن قَبۡلُ نَدۡعُوهُ‌ۖ

"Verily, We used to invoke Him (Alone and none else) before.

إِنَّهُ ۥ هُوَ ٱلۡبَرُّ ٱلرَّحِيمُ 

Verily, He is AlBarr (the Most Subtle, Kind, Courteous, and Generous), the Most Merciful."



Therefore, remind and preach (mankind, O Muhammad SAW of Islamic Monotheism).

فَمَآ أَنتَ بِنِعۡمَتِ رَبِّكَ بِكَاهِنٍ۬ وَلَا مَجۡنُونٍ

By the Grace of Allah, you are neither a soothsayer, nor a madman.


أَمۡ يَقُولُونَ شَاعِرٌ۬ نَّتَرَبَّصُ بِهِۦ رَيۡبَ ٱلۡمَنُونِ 

Or do they say: "(Muhammad SAW is) a poet! We await for him some calamity by time.!"


قُلۡ تَرَبَّصُواْ فَإِنِّى مَعَكُم مِّنَ ٱلۡمُتَرَبِّصِينَ 

Say (O Muhammad SAW to them): "Wait! I am with you, among the waiters!"


أَمۡ تَأۡمُرُهُمۡ أَحۡلَـٰمُهُم بِہَـٰذَآ‌ۚ

Do their minds command them this (i.e. to tell a lie against you (Muhammad SAW))

أَمۡ هُمۡ قَوۡمٌ۬ طَاغُونَ 

or are they people exceeding the bounds (i.e. from Belief in Allah to disbelief).


أَمۡ يَقُولُونَ تَقَوَّلَهُ ۥ‌ۚ

Or do they say: "He (Muhammad SAW) has forged it (this Quran)?"

بَل لَّا يُؤۡمِنُونَ 

Nay! They believe not!


فَلۡيَأۡتُواْ بِحَدِيثٍ۬ مِّثۡلِهِۦۤ إِن كَانُواْ صَـٰدِقِينَ 

Let them then produce a recital like unto it (the Quran) if they are truthful.


أَمۡ خُلِقُواْ مِنۡ غَيۡرِ شَىۡءٍ أَمۡ هُمُ ٱلۡخَـٰلِقُونَ 

Were they created by nothing, or were they themselves the creators?


أَمۡ خَلَقُواْ ٱلسَّمَـٰوَٲتِ وَٱلۡأَرۡضَ‌ۚ

Or did they create the heavens and the earth?

بَل لَّا يُوقِنُونَ 

Nay, but they have no firm Belief.


أَمۡ عِندَهُمۡ خَزَآٮِٕنُ رَبِّكَ أَمۡ هُمُ ٱلۡمُصَۣيۡطِرُونَ 

Or are with them the treasures of your Lord?

Or are they the tyrants with the authority to do as they like?


أَمۡ لَهُمۡ سُلَّمٌ۬ يَسۡتَمِعُونَ فِيهِ‌ۖ

Or have they a stairway (to heaven), by means of which they listen (to the talks of the angels)?

فَلۡيَأۡتِ مُسۡتَمِعُهُم بِسُلۡطَـٰنٍ۬ مُّبِينٍ 

Then let their listener produce some manifest proof.


أَمۡ لَهُ ٱلۡبَنَـٰتُ وَلَكُمُ ٱلۡبَنُونَ 

Or has He (Allah) only daughters and you have sons?


أَمۡ تَسۡـَٔلُهُمۡ أَجۡرً۬ا فَهُم مِّن مَّغۡرَمٍ۬ مُّثۡقَلُونَ 

Or is it that you (O Muhammad SAW) ask a wage from them (for your preaching of Islamic Monotheism) so that they are burdened with a load of debt?


أَمۡ عِندَهُمُ ٱلۡغَيۡبُ فَهُمۡ يَكۡتُبُونَ 

Or that the Ghaib (unseen) is with them, and they write it down?


أَمۡ يُرِيدُونَ كَيۡدً۬ا‌ۖ

Or do they intend a plot (against you O Muhammad SAW)?

فَٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُواْ هُمُ ٱلۡمَكِيدُونَ 

But those who disbelieve (in the Oneness of Allah Islamic Monotheism) are themselves in a plot!


أَمۡ لَهُمۡ إِلَـٰهٌ غَيۡرُ ٱللَّهِ‌ۚ

Or have they an ilah (a god) other than Allah?

سُبۡحَـٰنَ ٱللَّهِ عَمَّا يُشۡرِكُونَ 

Glorified be Allah from all that they ascribe as partners (to Him)


وَإِن يَرَوۡاْ كِسۡفً۬ا مِّنَ ٱلسَّمَآءِ سَاقِطً۬ا يَقُولُواْ سَحَابٌ۬ مَّرۡكُومٌ۬ 

And if they were to see a piece of the heaven falling down, they would say: "Clouds gathered in heaps!"


فَذَرۡهُمۡ حَتَّىٰ يُلَـٰقُواْ يَوۡمَهُمُ ٱلَّذِى فِيهِ يُصۡعَقُونَ 

So leave them alone till they meet their Day, in which they will sink into a fainting (with horror).


يَوۡمَ لَا يُغۡنِى عَنۡہُمۡ كَيۡدُهُمۡ شَيۡـًٔ۬ا وَلَا هُمۡ يُنصَرُونَ 

The Day when their plotting shall not avail them at all nor will they be helped (i.e. they will receive their torment in Hell).


وَإِنَّ لِلَّذِينَ ظَلَمُواْ عَذَابً۬ا دُونَ ذَٲلِكَ وَلَـٰكِنَّ أَكۡثَرَهُمۡ لَا يَعۡلَمُونَ 

And verily, for those who do wrong, there is another punishment (i.e. the torment in this world and in their graves) before this, but most of them know not.

(Tafsir At-Tabaree, Vol. 27, Page 36).


وَٱصۡبِرۡ لِحُكۡمِ رَبِّكَ فَإِنَّكَ بِأَعۡيُنِنَا‌ۖ

So wait patiently (O Muhammad SAW) for the Decision of your Lord, for verily, you are under Our Eyes,

وَسَبِّحۡ بِحَمۡدِ رَبِّكَ حِينَ تَقُومُ 

and glorify the Praises of your Lord when you get up from sleep.


وَمِنَ ٱلَّيۡلِ فَسَبِّحۡهُ وَإِدۡبَـٰرَ ٱلنُّجُومِ 

And in the night-time, also glorify His Praises, and at the setting of the stars.


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