Qur'an
Surah 55 - Beneficent
 
                                                           
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Qur'an - Translation
Beneficent

In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.

[55.1] The Beneficent God,

[55.2] Taught the Qur’an.

[55.3] He created man,

[55.4] Taught him the mode of expression.

[55.5] The sun and the moon follow a reckoning.

[55.6] And the herbs and the trees do adore (Him).

[55.7] And the heaven, He raised it high, and He made the balance,

[55.8] That you may not be inordinate in respect of the measure.

[55.9] And keep up the balance with equity and do not make the measure deficient.

[55.10] And the earth, He has set it for living creatures;

[55.11] Therein is fruit and palms having sheathed clusters,

[55.12] And the grain with (its) husk and fragrance.

[55.13] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.14] He created man from dry clay like earthen vessels,

[55.15] And He created the jinn of a flame of fire.

[55.16] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.17] Lord of the East and Lord of the West.

[55.18] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.19] He has made the two seas to flow freely (so that) they meet together:

[55.20] Between them is a barrier which they cannot pass.

[55.21] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.22] There come forth from them pearls, both large and small.

[55.23] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.24] And His are the ships reared aloft in the sea like mountains.

[55.25] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.26] Everyone on it must pass away.

[55.27] And there will endure for ever the person of your Lord, the Lord of glory and honor.

[55.28] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.29] All those who are in the heavens and the earth ask of Him; every moment He is in a state (of glory).

[55.30] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.31] Soon will We apply Ourselves to you, O you two armies.

[55.32] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.33] O assembly of the jinn and the men! If you are able to pass through the regions of the heavens and the earth, then pass through; you cannot pass through but with authority.

[55.34] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.35] The flames of fire and smoke will be sent on you two, then you will not be able to defend yourselves.

[55.36] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.37] And when the heaven is rent asunder, and then becomes red like red hide.

[55.38] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.39] So on that day neither man nor jinn shall be asked about his sin.

[55.40] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.41] The guilty shall be recognized by their marks, so they shall be seized by the forelocks and the feet.

[55.42] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.43] This is the hell which the guilty called a lie.

[55.44] Round about shall they go between it and hot, boiling water.

[55.45] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.46] And for him who fears to stand before his Lord are two gardens.

[55.47] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.48] Having in them various kinds.

[55.49] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.50] In both of them are two fountains flowing.

[55.51] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.52] In both of them are two pairs of every fruit.

[55.53] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.54] Reclining on beds, the inner coverings of which are of silk brocade; and the fruits of the two gardens shall be within reach.

[55.55] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.56] In them shall be those who restrained their eyes; before them neither man nor jinn shall have touched them.

[55.57] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.58] As though they were rubies and pearls.

[55.59] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.60] Is the reward of goodness aught but goodness?

[55.61] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.62] And besides these two are two (other) gardens:

[55.63] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.64] Both inclining to blackness.

[55.65] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.66] In both of them are two springs gushing forth.

[55.67] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.68] In both are fruits and palms and pomegranates.

[55.69] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.70] In them are goodly things, beautiful ones.

[55.71] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.72] Pure ones confined to the pavilions.

[55.73] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.74] Man has not touched them before them nor jinn.

[55.75] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.76] Reclining on green cushions and beautiful carpets.

[55.77] Which then of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?

[55.78] Blessed be the name of your Lord, the Lord of Glory and Honor!


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