Glorious Qur'an (English Translation)

Surah Rahman

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بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِ

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

1.

ٱلرَّحۡمَـٰنُ 

The Most Beneficent (Allah)!

2.

عَلَّمَ ٱلۡقُرۡءَانَ 

Has taught (you mankind) the Quran (by His Mercy).

3.

خَلَقَ ٱلۡإِنسَـٰنَ 

He created man.

4.

عَلَّمَهُ ٱلۡبَيَانَ 

He taught him eloquent speech.

5.

ٱلشَّمۡسُ وَٱلۡقَمَرُ بِحُسۡبَانٍ۬ 

The sun and the moon run on their fixed courses (exactly) calculated with measured out stages for each (for reckoning, etc.).

6.

وَٱلنَّجۡمُ وَٱلشَّجَرُ يَسۡجُدَانِ 

And the herbs (or stars) and the trees both prostrate.

7.

وَٱلسَّمَآءَ رَفَعَهَا وَوَضَعَ ٱلۡمِيزَانَ 

And the heaven He has raised high, and He has set up the Balance.

8.

أَلَّا تَطۡغَوۡاْ فِى ٱلۡمِيزَانِ 

In order that you may not transgress (due) balance.

9.

وَأَقِيمُواْ ٱلۡوَزۡنَ بِٱلۡقِسۡطِ وَلَا تُخۡسِرُواْ ٱلۡمِيزَانَ 

And observe the weight with equity and do not make the balance deficient.

10.

وَٱلۡأَرۡضَ وَضَعَهَا لِلۡأَنَامِ 

And the earth He has put for the creatures.

11.

فِيہَا فَـٰكِهَةٌ۬ وَٱلنَّخۡلُ ذَاتُ ٱلۡأَكۡمَامِ 

Therein are fruits, date-palms producing sheathed fruit-stalks (enclosing dates).

12.

وَٱلۡحَبُّ ذُو ٱلۡعَصۡفِ وَٱلرَّيۡحَانُ 

And also corn, with (its) leaves and stalk for fodder, and sweet-scented plants.

13.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

14.

خَلَقَ ٱلۡإِنسَـٰنَ مِن صَلۡصَـٰلٍ۬ كَٱلۡفَخَّارِ 

He created man (Adam) from sounding clay like the clay of pottery.

15.

وَخَلَقَ ٱلۡجَآنَّ مِن مَّارِجٍ۬ مِّن نَّارٍ۬

And the jinns did He create from a smokeless flame of fire.

16.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

17.

رَبُّ ٱلۡمَشۡرِقَيۡنِ وَرَبُّ ٱلۡمَغۡرِبَيۡنِ 

(He is) the Lord of the two easts (places of sunrise during early summer and early winter) and the Lord of the two wests (places of sunset during early summer and early winter).

18.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

19.

مَرَجَ ٱلۡبَحۡرَيۡنِ يَلۡتَقِيَانِ 

He has let loosed the two seas (the salt water and the sweet) meeting together.

20.

بَيۡنَہُمَا بَرۡزَخٌ۬ لَّا يَبۡغِيَانِ 

Between them is a barrier which none of them can transgress.

21.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

22.

يَخۡرُجُ مِنۡہُمَا ٱللُّؤۡلُؤُ وَٱلۡمَرۡجَانُ 

Out of them both come out pearl and coral.

23.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

24.

وَلَهُ ٱلۡجَوَارِ ٱلۡمُنشَـَٔاتُ فِى ٱلۡبَحۡرِ كَٱلۡأَعۡلَـٰمِ 

And His are the ships going and coming in the seas, like mountains.

25.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

26.

كُلُّ مَنۡ عَلَيۡہَا فَانٍ۬ 

Whatsoever is on it (the earth) will perish.

27.

وَيَبۡقَىٰ وَجۡهُ رَبِّكَ ذُو ٱلۡجَلَـٰلِ وَٱلۡإِكۡرَامِ 

And the Face of your Lord full of Majesty and Honour will abide forever.

28.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ  

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

29.

يَسۡـَٔلُهُ ۥ مَن فِى ٱلسَّمَـٰوَٲتِ وَٱلۡأَرۡضِ‌ۚ

Whosoever is in the heavens and on earth begs of Him (its needs from Him).

كُلَّ يَوۡمٍ هُوَ فِى شَأۡنٍ۬ 

Every day He has a matter to bring forth (such as giving honour to some, disgrace to some, life to some, death to some, etc.)!

30.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

31.

سَنَفۡرُغُ لَكُمۡ أَيُّهَ ٱلثَّقَلَانِ 

We shall attend to you, O you two classes (jinns and men)!

32.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

33.

يَـٰمَعۡشَرَ ٱلۡجِنِّ وَٱلۡإِنسِ

O assembly of jinns and men!

إِنِ ٱسۡتَطَعۡتُمۡ أَن تَنفُذُواْ مِنۡ أَقۡطَارِ ٱلسَّمَـٰوَٲتِ وَٱلۡأَرۡضِ فَٱنفُذُواْ‌ۚ

If you have power to pass beyond the zones of the heavens and the earth, then pass (them)!

لَا تَنفُذُونَ إِلَّا بِسُلۡطَـٰنٍ۬ 

But you will never be able to pass them, except with authority (from Allah)!

34.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

35.

يُرۡسَلُ عَلَيۡكُمَا شُوَاظٌ۬ مِّن نَّارٍ۬ وَنُحَاسٌ۬ فَلَا تَنتَصِرَانِ 

There will be sent against you both, smokeless flames of fire and (molten) brass, and you will not be able to defend yourselves.

36.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

37.

فَإِذَا ٱنشَقَّتِ ٱلسَّمَآءُ فَكَانَتۡ وَرۡدَةً۬ كَٱلدِّهَانِ 

Then when the heaven is rent asunder, and it becomes rosy or red like red-oil, or red hide.

38.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

39.

فَيَوۡمَٮِٕذٍ۬ لَّا يُسۡـَٔلُ عَن ذَنۢبِهِۦۤ إِنسٌ۬ وَلَا جَآنٌّ۬ 

So on that Day no question will be asked of man or jinn as to his sin, (because they have already been known from their faces either white or black).

40.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّڪُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

41.

يُعۡرَفُ ٱلۡمُجۡرِمُونَ بِسِيمَـٰهُمۡ

The Mujrimoon (polytheists, criminals, sinners, etc.) will be known by their marks (black faces),

فَيُؤۡخَذُ بِٱلنَّوَٲصِى وَٱلۡأَقۡدَامِ 

and they will be seized by their forelocks and their feet.

42.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

43.

هَـٰذِهِۦ جَهَنَّمُ ٱلَّتِى يُكَذِّبُ بِہَا ٱلۡمُجۡرِمُونَ 

This is Hell which the Mujrimoon (polytheists, criminals, sinners, etc.) denied.

44.

يَطُوفُونَ بَيۡنَہَا وَبَيۡنَ حَمِيمٍ ءَانٍ۬ 

They will go between it (Hell) and the boiling hot water!

45.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

46.

وَلِمَنۡ خَافَ مَقَامَ رَبِّهِۦ جَنَّتَانِ

But for him who (the true believer of Islamic Monotheism who performs all the duties ordained by Allah and His Messenger Muhammad SAW , and keeps away (abstain) from all kinds of sin and evil deeds prohibited in Islam and) fears the standing before his Lord, there will be two Gardens (i.e. in Paradise).

47.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

48.

ذَوَاتَآ أَفۡنَانٍ۬ 

With spreading branches;

49.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

50.

فِيہِمَا عَيۡنَانِ تَجۡرِيَانِ 

In them (both) will be two springs flowing (free)

51.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

52.

فِيہِمَا مِن كُلِّ فَـٰكِهَةٍ۬ زَوۡجَانِ 

In them (both) will be every kind of fruit in pairs.

53.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

54.

مُتَّكِـِٔينَ عَلَىٰ فُرُشِۭ بَطَآٮِٕنُہَا مِنۡ إِسۡتَبۡرَقٍ۬‌ۚ

Reclining upon the couches lined with silk brocade,

وَجَنَى ٱلۡجَنَّتَيۡنِ دَانٍ۬ 

and the fruits of the two Gardens will be near at hand.

55.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

56.

فِيہِنَّ قَـٰصِرَٲتُ ٱلطَّرۡفِ لَمۡ يَطۡمِثۡہُنَّ إِنسٌ۬ قَبۡلَهُمۡ وَلَا جَآنٌّ۬ 

Wherein both will be those (maidens) restraining their glances upon their husbands, whom no man or jinn yatmithhunna (has opened their hymens with sexual intercourse) before them.

57.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

58.

كَأَنَّہُنَّ ٱلۡيَاقُوتُ وَٱلۡمَرۡجَانُ 

(In beauty) they are like rubies and coral.

59.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

60.

هَلۡ جَزَآءُ ٱلۡإِحۡسَـٰنِ إِلَّا ٱلۡإِحۡسَـٰنُ 

Is there any reward for good other than good?

61.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

62.

وَمِن دُونِہِمَا جَنَّتَانِ 

And besides these two, there are two other Gardens (i.e. in Paradise).

63.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

64.

مُدۡهَآمَّتَانِ 

Dark green (in colour).

65.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

66.

فِيہِمَا عَيۡنَانِ نَضَّاخَتَانِ 

In them (both) will be two springs gushing forth water.

67.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

68.

فِيہِمَا فَـٰكِهَةٌ۬ وَنَخۡلٌ۬ وَرُمَّانٌ۬ 

In them (both) will be fruits, and date- palms and pomegranates.

69.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

70.

فِيہِنَّ خَيۡرَٲتٌ حِسَانٌ۬ 

Therein (gardens) will be fair (wives) good and beautiful;

71.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

72.

حُورٌ۬ مَّقۡصُورَٲتٌ۬ فِى ٱلۡخِيَامِ 

Houris (beautiful, fair females) restrained in pavilions;

73.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

74.

لَمۡ يَطۡمِثۡہُنَّ إِنسٌ۬ قَبۡلَهُمۡ وَلَا جَآنٌّ۬

Whom no man or jinn yatmithhunna (has opened their hymens with sexual intercourse) before them.

75.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

76.

مُتَّكِـِٔينَ عَلَىٰ رَفۡرَفٍ خُضۡرٍ۬ وَعَبۡقَرِىٍّ حِسَان

Reclining on green cushions and rich beautiful mattresses.

77.

فَبِأَىِّ ءَالَآءِ رَبِّكُمَا تُكَذِّبَانِ 

Then which of the Blessings of your Lord will you both (jinns and men) deny?

78.

تَبَـٰرَكَ ٱسۡمُ رَبِّكَ ذِى ٱلۡجَلَـٰلِ وَٱلۡإِكۡرَامِ 

Blessed be the Name of your Lord (Allah), the Owner of Majesty and Honour

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