[These letters (Qaf, etc.) are one of
the miracles of the Qur'an, and none but Allah (Alone) knows their
By the Glorious Qur'an.
Nay, they wonder that there has come to them a warner (Muhammad )
from among themselves. So the disbelievers say: "This is a strange
3. "When we are dead and have
become dust (shall we be resurrected?) That is a far return."
4. We know that which the earth takes of them (their dead
bodies), and with Us is a Book preserved (i.e. the Book of Decrees).
5. Nay, but they have denied the truth (this Qur'an) when it has
come to them, so they are in a confused state (can not differentiate
between right and wrong).
6. Have they not
looked at the heaven above them, how We have made it and adorned it,
and there are no rifts in it?
7. And the
earth! We have spread it out, and set thereon mountains standing
firm, and have produced therein every kind of lovely growth (plants).
8. An insight and a Reminder for every slave turning to Allah
(i.e. the one who believes in Allah and performs deeds of His
obedience, and always begs His pardon).
And We send down blessed water (rain) from the sky, then We produce
therewith gardens and grain (every kind of harvests) that are reaped.
10. And tall date-palms, with ranged clusters;
11. A provision for (Allah's) slaves. And We give life therewith
to a dead land. Thus will be the resurrection (of the dead).
12. Denied before them (i.e. these pagans of Makkah who denied
you, O Muhammad ) the
people of Nuh (Noah), and the dwellers of Rass, and the Thamud,
13. And 'Ad, and Fir'aun (Pharaoh), and the brethren of Lout
14. And the dwellers of the Wood,
and the people of Tubba'; everyone of them denied (their) Messengers,
so My Threat took effect.
15. Were We
then tired with the first creation? Nay, They are in confused doubt
about a new creation (i.e. Resurrection)?
And indeed We have created man, and We know what his ownself whispers
to him. And We are nearer to him than his jugular vein (by Our
17. (Remember!) that the two
receivers (recording angels) receive (each human being after he or
she has attained the age of puberty), one sitting on the right and
one on the left (to note his or her actions) .
18. Not a word does he (or she) utter, but there is a watcher by
him ready (to record it).
19. And the
stupor of death will come in truth: "This is what you have been
20. And the Trumpet will be
blown, that will be the Day whereof warning (had been given) (i.e.
the Day of Resurrection).
21. And every
person will come forth along with an (angel) to drive (him), and an
(angel) to bear witness.
22. (It will be
said to the sinners): "Indeed you were heedless of this, now We have
removed your covering, and sharp is your sight this Day!"
23. And his companion (angel) will say: "Here is (this Record)
ready with me!"
24. (And it will be
said): "Both of you throw (Order from Allah to the two angels) into
Hell, every stubborn disbeliever (in the Oneness of Allah, in His
25. "Hinderer of good,
26. "Who set up
another ilah (god) with Allah, then (both of you) cast him in
the severe torment."
27. His companion
(Satan devil)] will say: "Our Lord! I did not push him to transgress,
(in disbelief, oppression, and evil deeds) but he was himself in
error far astray."
28. Allah will say:
"Dispute not in front of Me, I had already, in advance, sent you the
29. The Sentence that comes from
Me cannot be changed, and I am not unjust (to the least) to the
30. On the Day when We will say
to Hell: "Are you filled?" It will say: "Are there any more (to
31. And Paradise will be brought
near to the Muttaqun (pious - see V.2:2) not far off.
32. (It will be said): "This is what you were promised, - (it is)
for those oft-returning (to Allah) in sincere repentance, and those
who preserve their covenant with Allah (by obeying Him in all what He
has ordered, and worship none but Allah Alone, i.e. follow Allah's
Religion, Islamic Monotheism).
feared the Most Beneficent (Allah) in the Ghaib (unseen):
(i.e. in this worldly life before seeing and meeting Him), and
brought a heart turned in repentance (to Him - and absolutely free
from each and every kind of polytheism),
"Enter you therein in peace and security; this is a Day of eternal
35. There they will have all that
they desire, and We have more (for them, i.e. a glance at the
All-Mighty, All-Majestic Ìá ÌáÇáå ).
And how many a generation We have destroyed before them, who were
stronger in power than them, and (when Our Torment came) they ran for
a refuge in the land! Could they find any place of refuge (for them
to save themselves from destruction)?
Verily, therein is indeed a reminder for him who has a heart or gives
ear while he is heedful.
38. And indeed
We created the heavens and the earth and all between them in six Days
and nothing of fatigue touched Us.
bear with patience (O Muhammad )
all that they say, and glorify the Praises of your Lord, before the
rising of the sun and before (its) setting (i.e. the Fajr,
Zuhr, and 'Asr prayers) .
And during a part of the night (also), glorify His praises (i.e.
Maghrib and 'Isha prayers), and (so likewise) after the
prayers [As-Sunnah, Nawafil optional and additional prayers, and
also glorify, praise and magnify Allah - Subhan Allah, Alhamdu
41. And listen
on the Day when the caller will call from a near place,
42. The Day when they will hear As-Saihah (shout, etc.)
in truth, that will be the Day of coming out (from the graves i.e.
the Day of Resurrection).
43. Verily, We
it is Who give life and cause death; and to Us is the final return,
44. On the Day when the earth shall be cleft, from off them,
(they will come out) hastening forth. That will be a gathering, quite
easy for Us.
45. We know of best what they
say; and you (O Muhammad )
are not a tyrant over them (to force them to Belief). But warn by the
Qur'an, him who fears My Threat.