1. Sād. By the Qur’ān containing reminder...
those who disbelieve are in pride and dissension.
many a generation have We destroyed before them, and they [then] called out;
but it was not a time for escape.
they wonder that there has come to them a warner from among themselves. And the
disbelievers say, "This is a magician and a liar.
he made the gods [only] one God? Indeed, this is a curious thing."
the eminent among them went forth, [saying], "Continue, and be patient
over [the defense of] your gods. Indeed, this is a thing intended.
have not heard of this in the latest religion. This is not but a fabrication.
the message been revealed to him out of [all of] us?” Rather, they are in doubt
about My message. Rather, they have not yet tasted My punishment.
do they have the depositories of the mercy of your Lord, the Exalted in Might,
is theirs the dominion of the heavens and the earth and what is between them?
Then let them ascend through [any] ways of access.
are but] soldiers [who will be] defeated there among the companies [of
people of Noah denied before them, and [the tribe of] ‘Aad and Pharaoh, the
owner of stakes,
[the tribe of] Thamūd and the people of Lot and the companions of the thicket.
Those are the companies.
of them denied the messengers, so My penalty was justified.
these [disbelievers] await not but one blast [of the Horn]; for it there will
be no delay.
they say, "Our Lord, hasten for us our share [of the punishment] before
the Day of Account"
patient over what they say and remember Our servant, David, the possessor of
strength; indeed, he was one who repeatedly turned back [to Allāh].
We subjected the mountains [to praise] with him, exalting [Allāh] in the [late] afternoon and [after] sunrise.
the birds were assembled, all with him repeating [praises].
We strengthened his kingdom and gave him wisdom and discernment in speech.
has there come to you the news of the adversaries, when they climbed over the
wall of [his] prayer chamber –
22. When they entered upon David and
he was alarmed by them? They said, "Fear not. [We are] two adversaries,
one of whom has wronged the other, so judge between us with truth and do not
exceed [it] and guide us to the sound path.
this, my brother, has ninety-nine ewes, and I have one ewe; so he said,
'Entrust her to me,' and he overpowered me in speech."
said, "He has certainly wronged you in demanding your ewe [in addition] to
his ewes. And indeed, many associates oppress one another, except for those who
believe and do righteous deeds – and few are they." And David became
certain that We had tried him, and he asked forgiveness of his Lord and fell
down bowing [in prostration] and turned in repentance [to Allāh].
We forgave him that; and indeed, for him is nearness to Us and a good place of
said], "O David, indeed We have made you a successor upon the earth, so
judge between the people in truth and do not follow [your own] desire, as it
will lead you astray from the way of Allāh.”
Indeed, those who go astray from the way of Allāh
will have a severe punishment for having forgotten the Day of Account.
We did not create the heaven and the earth and that between them aimlessly. That
is the assumption of those who disbelieve, so woe to those who disbelieve from
should we treat those who believe and do righteous deeds like corrupters in the
land? Or should We treat those who fear Allāh
like the wicked?
is] a blessed Book which We have revealed to you, [O Muúammad], that they might
reflect upon its verses and that those of understanding would be reminded.
to David We gave Solomon. An excellent servant, indeed he was one repeatedly
turning back [to Allāh].
when there were exhibited before him in the afternoon the poised [standing]
he said, "Indeed, I gave preference to the love of good [things] over the
remembrance of my Lord until the sun disappeared into the curtain [of
said], "Return them to me," and set about striking [their] legs and
We certainly tried Solomon and placed on his throne a body; then he returned.
said, "My Lord, forgive me and grant me a kingdom such as will not belong
to anyone after me. Indeed, You are the Bestower."
We subjected to him the wind blowing by his command, gently, wherever he
[also] the devils [of jinn] – every builder and diver
others bound together in shackles.
said], "This is Our gift, so grant or withhold without account."
indeed, for him is nearness to Us and a good place of return.
remember Our servant Job, when he called to his Lord, "Indeed, Satan has
touched me with hardship and torment."
he was told], "Strike [the ground] with your foot; this is a [spring for]
a cool bath and drink.”
We granted him his family and a like [number] with them as mercy from Us and a
reminder for those of understanding.
said], "And take in your hand a bunch [of grass] and strike with it and do
not break your oath." Indeed, We found him patient, an excellent servant.
Indeed, he was one repeatedly turning back [to Allāh].
remember Our servants, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob – those of strength and
We chose them for an exclusive quality: remembrance of the home [of the
indeed they are, to Us, among the chosen and outstanding.
remember Ishmael, Elisha and Dhul-Kifl, and all are among the outstanding.
is a reminder. And indeed, for the righteous is a good place of return
of perpetual residence, whose doors will be opened to them.
within them, they will call therein for abundant fruit and drink.
with them will be women limiting [their] glances and of equal age.
is what you, [the righteous], are promised for the Day of Account.
this is Our provision; for it there is no depletion.
[is so]. But indeed, for the transgressors is an evil place of return –
which they will [enter to] burn, and wretched is the resting place.
– so let them taste it – is scalding water and [foul] purulence.
other [punishments] of its type [in various] kinds.
inhabitants will say], "This is a company bursting in with you. No welcome
for them. Indeed, they will burn in the Fire."
will say, "Nor you! No welcome for you. You, [our leaders], brought this
upon us, and wretched is the settlement."
will say, "Our Lord, whoever brought this upon us – increase for him
double punishment in the Fire."
they will say, "Why do we not see men whom we used to count among the
it [because] we took them in ridicule, or has [our] vision turned away from
that is truth – the quarreling of the people of the Fire.
"I am only a warner, and there is not any deity except Allāh, the One, the Prevailing.
of the heavens and the earth and whatever is between them, the Exalted in
Might, the Perpetual Forgiver."
"It is great news
which you turn away.
had no knowledge of the exalted assembly [of angels] when they were disputing
[the creation of Adam].
has not been revealed to me except that I am a clear warner."
mention] when your Lord said to the angels, "Indeed, I am going to create
a human being from clay.
when I have proportioned him and breathed into him of My [created] soul, then
fall down to him in prostration."
the angels prostrated – all of them entirely.
Iblees; he was arrogant and became among the disbelievers.
75. [Allāh] said, "O Iblees, what prevented you from
prostrating to that which I created with My hands? Were you arrogant [then], or
were you [already] among the haughty?"
said, “I am better than him. You created me from fire and created him from
77. [Allāh] said, "Then get out of Paradise, for
indeed, you are expelled.
indeed, upon you is My curse until the Day of Recompense."
said, "My Lord, then reprieve me until the Day they are resurrected."
80. [Allāh] said, "So indeed, you are of those
the Day of the time well-known."
said, "By your might, I will surely mislead them all
among them, Your chosen servants."
84. [Allāh] said, "The truth [is My oath], and the
truth I say –
I will surely fill Hell with you and those of them that follow you all
"I do not ask you for the Qur’ān any payment, and I am not of the
is but a reminder to the worlds.
you will surely know [the truth of] its information after a time."