In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.
1 . Ha . Mim .
2 . Ain . Sin . Qaf .
3 . Thus Allah the Mighty , the Knower inspireth thee ( Muhammad ) as ( He inspired ) those before thee .
4 . Unto Him belongeth all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth , and He is the Sublime , the Tremendous .
5 . Almost might the heavens above be rent asunder while the angels hymn the praise of their Lord and ask forgiveness for those on the earth . Lo! Allah is the Forgiver , the Merciful .
6 . And as for those who choose protecting friends beside Him , Allah is Warden over them , and thou art in no wise a guardian over them .
7 . And thus we have inspired in thee a Lecture in Arabic , that thou mayest warn the mother town and those around it , and mayest warn of a day of assembling whereof there is no doubt . A host will be in the Garden , and a host of them in the Flame .
8 . Had Allah willed , He could have made them one community , but Allah bringeth whom He will into His mercy . And the wrong doers have no friend nor helper .
9 . Or have they chosen protecting friends besides Him? But Allah , He ( alone ) is the Protecting Friend . He quickeneth the dead , and He is Able to do all things .
10 . And in whatsoever ye differ , the verdict therein belongeth to Allah . Such is my Lord , in Whom I put my trust , and unto Whom I turn .
11 . The Creator of the heavens and the earth . He hath made for you pairs of yourselves , and of the cattle also pairs , whereby He multiplieth you . Naught is as His likeness ; and He is the Hearer , the Seer .
12 . His are the keys of the heavens and the earth . He enlargeth providence for whom He will and straiteneth ( it for whom He will ) . Lo! He is Knower of all things .
13 . He hath ordained for you that religion which He commended unto Noah , and that which We inspire in thee ( Muhammad ) , and that which We commended unto Abraham and Moses and Jesus , saying : Establish the religion , and be not divided therein . Dreadful for the idolaters is that unto which thou callest them . Allah chooseth for Himself whom He will , and guideth unto Himself him who turneth ( toward Him ) .
14 . And they were not divided until after the knowledge came unto them , through rivalry among themselves ; and had it not been for a Word that had already gone forth from thy Lord for an appointed term , it surely had been judged between them . And those who were made to inherit the Scripture after them are verily in hopeless doubt concerning it .
15 . Unto this , then , summon ( O Muhammad ) . And be thou upright as thou art commanded , and follow not their lusts , but say : I believe in whatever Scripture Allah hath sent down , and I am commanded to be just among you . Allah is our Lord and your Lord . Unto us our works and unto you your works ; no argument between us and you . Allah will bring us together , and unto Him is the journeying .
16 . And those who argue concerning Allah after He hath been acknowledged , their argument hath no weight with their Lord , and wrath is upon them and theirs will be an awful doom .
17 . Allah it is who hath revealed the Scripture with truth , and the Balance . How canst thou know? It may be that the Hour is nigh .
18 . Those who believe not therein seek to hasten it , while those who believe are fearful of it and know that it is the Truth . Are not they who dispute , in doubt concerning the Hour , far astray?
19 . Allah is gracious unto His slaves . He provideth for whom He will . And He is the Strong , the Mighty .
20 . Whoso desireth the harvest of the Hereafter , We give him increase in its harvest . And Whoso desireth the harvest of the world , We give him thereof , and he hath no portion in the Hereafter .
21 . Or have they partners ( of Allah ) who have made lawful for them in religion that which Allah allowed not? And but for a decisive word ( gone forth already ) , it would have been judged between them . Lo! for wrong doers is a painful doom .
22 . Thou seest the wrong doers fearful of that which they have earned , and it will surely befall them ; while those who believe and do good works ( will be ) in flowering meadows of the Gardens , having what they wish from their Lord . This is the great preferment .
23 . This it is which Allah announceth unto His bondmen who believe and do good works . Say ( O Muhammad , unto mankind ) : I ask of you no fee therefor , save loving kindness among kinsfolk . And whoso scoreth a good deed we add unto its good for him . Lo! Allah is Forgiving , Responsive .
24 . Or say they : He hath invented a lie concerning Allah? If Allah willed , He could have sealed thy heart ( against them ) . And Allah will wipe out the lie and will vindicate the truth by His words . Lo! He is aware of what is hidden in the breasts ( of men ) .
25 . And He it is Who accepteth repentance from his bondmen , and pardoneth the evil deeds , and knoweth what ye do .
26 . And accepteth those who do good works , and giveth increase unto them of His bounty . And as for disbelievers , theirs will be an awful doom .
27 . And if Allah were to enlarge the provision for His slaves they would surely rebel in the earth , but He sendeth down by measure as He willeth . Lo! He is Informed , a Seer of His bondmen .
28 . And He it is Who sendeth down the saving rain after they have despaired , and spreadeth out His mercy . He is the Protecting Friend , the Praiseworthy .
29 . And of His portents is the creation of the heaven and the earth , and of whatever beasts He hath dispersed therein . And He is Able to gather them when He will .
30 . Whatever of misfortune striketh you , it is what your right hands have earned . And He forgiveth much
31 . Ye cannot escape in the earth , for beside Allah ye have no protecting friend nor any helper .
32 . And of His portents are the ships , like banners on the sea ;
33 . If He will He calmeth the wind so that they keep still upon its surface Lo! herein verily are signs for every steadfast grateful ( heart ) .
34 . Or he causeth them to perish on account of that which they have earned And He forgiveth much
35 . And that those who argue concerning Our revelations may know they have no refuge .
36 . Now whatever ye have been given is but a passing comfort for the life of the world , and that which Allah hath is better and more lasting for those who believe and put their trust in their Lord .
37 . And those who shun the worst of sins and indecencies and , when they are wroth , forgive ,
38 . And those who answer the call of their Lord and establish worship , and whose affairs are a matter of counsel , and who spend of what We have bestowed on them ,
39 . And those who , when great wrong is done to them , defend themselves ,
40 . The guerdon of an ill deed is an ill the like thereof . But whosoever pardoneth and amendeth , his wage is the affair of Allah . Lo! He loveth not wrong doers .
41 . And whoso defendeth himself after he hath suffered wrong for such , there is no way ( of blame ) against them .
42 . The way ( of blame ) is only against those who oppress mankind , and wrongfully rebel in the earth . For such there is a painful doom .
43 . And verily whoso is patient and forgiveth , lo! that , verily , is ( of ) the steadfast heart of things .
44 . He whom Allah sendeth astray , for him there is no protecting friend after Him . And thou ( Muhammad ) wilt see the evil doers when they see the doom , ( how ) they say : Is there any way of return?
45 . And thou wilt see them exposed to ( the Fire ) , made humble by disgrace , and looking with veiled eyes . And those who believe will say : Lo! the ( eternal ) losers are they who lose themselves and their housefolk on the Day of Resurrection . Lo! are not the wrong doers in perpetual torment?
46 . And they will have no protecting friends to help them instead of Allah . He whom Allah sendeth astray , for him there is no road .
47 . Answer the call of your Lord before there cometh unto you from Allah a Day which there is no averting . Ye have no refuge on that Day , nor have ye any ( power of ) refusal .
48 . But if they are averse , We have not sent thee as a warder over them . Thine is only to convey ( the message ) . And lo! when We cause man to taste of mercy from Us he exulteth therefor . And if some evil striketh them because of that which their own hands have sent before , then lo! man is an ingrate .
49 . Unto Allah belongeth the sovereignty of the heavens and the earth . He createth what He will . He bestoweth female ( offspring ) upon whom He will , and bestoweth male ( offspring ) upon whom He will ;
50 . Or He mingleth them , males and females , and He maketh barren whom He will . Lo! He is Knower , Powerful .
51 . And it was not ( vouchsafed ) to any mortal that Allah should speak to him unless ( it be ) by revelation or from behind a veil , or ( that ) He sendeth a messenger to reveal what He will by His leave . Lo! He is Exalted , Wise .
52 . And thus have We inspired in thee ( Muhammad ) a Spirit of Our command . Thou knewest not what the Scripture was , nor what the Faith . But We have made it a light whereby We guide whom We will of Our bondmen . And lo! thou verily dost guide unto a right path .
53 . The path of Allah , unto Whom belongeth whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is in the earth . Do not all things reach Allah at last?