By the pen and what they inscribe,
are not, [O Muúammad], by the favor of your Lord, a madman.
indeed, for you is a reward uninterrupted.
indeed, you are of a great moral character.
you will see and they will see
of you is the afflicted [by a devil].
your Lord is most knowing of who has gone astray from His way, and He is most
knowing of the [rightly] guided.
do not obey the deniers.
wish that you would soften [in your position], so they would soften [toward
do not obey every worthless habitual swearer
scorner, going about with malicious gossip –
preventer of good, transgressing and sinful,
moreover, and an illegitimate pretender.
he is a possessor of wealth and children,
Our verses are recited to him, he says, "Legends of the former
will brand him upon the snout.
We have tried them as We tried the companions of the garden, when they swore to
cut its fruit in the [early] morning
there came upon the garden an affliction from your Lord while they were asleep.
it became as though reaped.
they called one another at morning,
"Go early to your crop if you would cut the fruit."
they set out, while lowering their voices,
"There will surely not enter it today upon you [any] poor person."
they went early in determination, [assuming themselves] able.
when they saw it, they said, "Indeed, we are lost;
we have been deprived."
most moderate of them said, "Did I not say to you, 'Why do you not exalt [Allāh]?' "
said, "Exalted is our Lord! Indeed, we were wrongdoers."
they approached one another, blaming each other.
said, "O woe to us; indeed we were transgressors.
our Lord will substitute for us [one] better than it. Indeed, we are toward our
is the punishment [of this world]. And the punishment of the Hereafter is
greater, if they only knew.
for the righteous with their Lord are the Gardens of Pleasure.
will We treat the Muslims like the criminals?
is [the matter] with you? How do you judge?
do you have a scripture in which you learn
indeed for you is whatever you choose?
do you have oaths [binding] upon Us, extending until the Day of Resurrection,
that indeed for you is whatever you judge?
them which of them, for that [claim], is responsible.
do they have partners? Then let them bring their partners, if they should be
Day the shin will be uncovered and they are invited to prostration but the
disbelievers will not be able,
eyes humbled, humiliation will cover them. And they used to be invited to
prostration while they were sound.
leave Me, [O Muúammad], with [the matter of] whoever denies the Qur’ān. We will
progressively lead them [to punishment] from where they do not know.
I will give them time. Indeed, My plan is firm.
do you ask of them a payment, so they are by debt burdened down?
have they [knowledge of] the unseen, so they write [it] down?
be patient for the decision of your Lord, [O Muúammad], and be not like the
companion of the fish when he called out while he was distressed.
not that a favor from his Lord overtook him, he would have been thrown onto the
naked shore while he was censured.
his Lord chose him and made him of the righteous.
indeed, those who disbelieve would almost make you slip with their eyes when
they hear the message, and they say, "Indeed, he is mad."
it is not except a reminder to the worlds.