is in the heavens and on earth, doth declare the Praises and Glory
of Allah. to Him belongs dominion, and to Him belongs praise: and
He has power over all things.
2. It is He Who has created
you; and of you are some that are Unbelievers, and some that are
Believers: and Allah sees well all that ye do.
3. He has created the
heavens and the earth in just proportions, and has given you shape,
and made your shapes beautiful: and to Him is the final Goal.
4. He knows what is in
the heavens and on earth; and He knows what ye conceal and what
ye reveal: yea, Allah knows well the (secrets) of (all) hearts.
5. Has not the story
reached you, of those who rejected Faith aforetime? So they tasted
the evil result of their conduct; and they had a grievous Penalty.
6. That was because there
came to them apostles with Clear Signs, but they said: "Shall (mere)
human beings direct us?" So they rejected (the Message) and turned
away. But Allah can do without (them): and Allah is free of all
needs, worthy of all praise.
7. The Unbelievers think
that they will not be raised up (for Judgment). Say: "Yea, By my
Lord, Ye shall surely be raised up: then shall ye be told (the truth)
of all that ye did. And that is easy for Allah."
8. Believe, therefore,
in Allah and His Messenger, and in the Light which we have sent
down. And Allah is well acquainted with all that ye do.
9. The Day that He assembles
you (all) for a Day of Assembly,- that will be a Day of mutual loss
and gain (among you), and those who believe in Allah and work righteousness,-
He will remove from them their ills, and He will admit them to Gardens
beneath which Rivers flow, to dwell therein for ever: that will
be the Supreme Achievement.
10. But those who reject
Faith and treat Our Signs as falsehoods, they will be Companions
of the Fire, to dwell therein for aye: and evil is that Goal.
11. No kind of calamity
can occur, except by the leave of Allah. and if any one believes
in Allah, ((Allah)) guides his heart (aright): for Allah knows all
12. So obey Allah, and
obey His Messenger. but if ye turn back, the duty of Our Messenger
is but to proclaim (the Message) clearly and openly.
13. Allah. There is
no god but He: and on Allah, therefore, let the Believers put their
14. O ye who believe!
Truly, among your wives and your children are (some that are) enemies
to yourselves: so beware of them! But if ye forgive and overlook,
and cover up (their faults), verily Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most
15. Your riches and
your children may be but a trial: but in the Presence of Allah,
is the highest, Reward.
16. So fear Allah as
much as ye can; listen and obey and spend in charity for the benefit
of your own soul and those saved from the covetousness of their
own souls,- they are the ones that achieve prosperity.
17. If ye loan to Allah,
a beautiful loan, He will double it to your (credit), and He will
grant you Forgiveness: for Allah is most Ready to appreciate (service),
18. Knower of what is
open, Exalted in Might, Full of Wisdom.