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68 The Pen
Al-Qalam
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1/4 Hizb 57
Juz 29
The Pen (Al-Qalam)
52 verses, revealed in Mecca after The Embryo (Al-Alaq) before Unknown Person (Al-Muzzammil)
In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful
۞ Nun. By the Pen and the (Record) which (men) write,- (1) Thou art not, by the Grace of thy Lord, mad or possessed. (2) Most surely, you will have a never ending reward. (3) And indeed, you are of a great moral character. (4) So you will see and they will see (5) which of you has been afflicted by insanity. (6) Verily your Lord knows those who have gone astray from His path, and He knows those who are guided on the way. (7) Therefor obey not thou the rejecters (8) they would like thee to be soft [with them,] so that they might be soft [with thee]. (9) Nor ever listen to any excessive oath maker, ignoble person. (10) [or to] the slanderer that goes about with defaming tales, (11) Who hinders men from (doing) good, the transgressor, the iniquitous, (12) the coarse-grained, and above all mean and ignoble; (13) Simply because he possesses wealth and children. (14) When Our verses are recited to him, he says, “These are stories of earlier people.” (15) We shall brand him upon the muzzle! (16) We have put them [i.e., the Makkans] to test even as We put to test the owners of the orchard when they vowed that they would gather the fruit of their orchard in the morning, (17) without adding to their swearing, (Allah willing, InshaAllah). (18) Then there encompassed it a visitation from your Lord while they were sleeping. (19) So the (garden) became, by the morning, like a dark and desolate spot, (whose fruit had been gathered). (20) They then called out to each other at daybreak. (21) "If you want to gather the fruits, let us go early to the plantation." (22) So they went off, whispering to one another, (23) “Make sure that no needy person enters your garden this day.” (24) And they opened the morning, strong in an (unjust) resolve. (25) But when they saw the (garden), they said: "We have surely lost our way: (26) (No, we are not lost.) In fact, we have been deprived of everything". (27) The more upright of the two said, "Did I not bid you to glorify God?" (28) They said, "Exalted is our Lord! Indeed, we were wrongdoers." (29) Then some of them advanced against others, blaming each other. (30) They said 'Woe to us, truly we were insolent' (31) "It may be that our Lord will give us in exchange a better (garden) than this: for we do turn to Him (in repentance)!" (32) Such is the torment. And the torment of the Hereafter is far greater; if they but knew. (33)
68 The Pen
Al-Qalam
1 of 2
۞
1/4 Hizb 57
Juz 29