[O Muúammad], "It has been revealed to me that a group of the jinn
listened and said, 'Indeed, we have heard an amazing Qur’ān.
guides to the right course, and we have believed in it. And we will never
associate with our Lord anyone.
[it teaches] that exalted is the nobleness of our Lord; He has not taken a wife
or a son
that our foolish one has been saying about Allāh
an excessive transgression.
we had thought that mankind and the jinn would never speak about Allāh a lie.
there were men from mankind who sought refuge in men from the jinn, so they
[only] increased them in burden.
they had thought, as you thought, that Allāh
would never send anyone [as a messenger].
we have sought [to reach] the heaven but found it filled with powerful guards
and burning flames.
we used to sit therein in positions for hearing, but whoever listens now will
find a burning flame lying in wait for him.
we do not know [therefore] whether evil is intended for those on earth or
whether their Lord intends for them a right course.
among us are the righteous, and among us are [others] not so; we were [of]
we have become certain that we will never cause failure to Allāh upon earth, nor can we escape Him by flight.
when we heard the guidance, we believed in it. And whoever believes in his Lord
will not fear deprivation or burden.
among us are Muslims [in submission to Allāh],
and among us are the unjust. And whoever has become Muslim – those have sought
out the right course.
as for the unjust, they will be, for Hell, firewood.'
[Allāh revealed] that if they had remained
straight on the way, We would have given them abundant provision
We might test them therein. And whoever turns away from the remembrance of his
Lord He will put into arduous punishment.
[He revealed] that the masjids are for Allāh,
so do not invoke with Allāh anyone.
that when the Servant of Allāh stood up
supplicating Him, they almost became about him a compacted mass."
[O Muúammad], "I only invoke my Lord and do not associate with Him
"Indeed, I do not possess for you [the power of] harm or right direction."
"Indeed, there will never protect me from Allāh
anyone [if I should disobey], nor will I find in other than Him a refuge.
[I have for you] only notification from Allāh,
and His messages." And whoever disobeys Allāh
and His Messenger – then indeed, for him is the fire of Hell; they will abide
disbelievers continue] until, when they see that which they are promised, then
they will know who is weaker in helpers and less in number.
"I do not know if what you are promised is near or if my Lord will grant
for it a [long] period."
is] Knower of the unseen, and He does not disclose His [knowledge of the]
unseen to anyone
whom He has approved of messengers, and indeed, He sends before each messenger
and behind him observers
he may know that they have conveyed the messages of their Lord; and He has
encompassed whatever is with them and has enumerated all things in number.