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 Beneficent, the Merciful
۞ Nun. By the pen and what the scribes write. (1) By your Lord's Grace, you are not afflicted with madness, (2) And verily, thine shall be a reward neverending (3) And verily thou art of a high and noble disposition. (4) You will see and they will also see (5) Which of you is afflicted with madness. (6) Indeed, your Lord knows very well those who strayed from His Path, and those who are guided. (7) Wherefore obey not thou the beliers. (8) They wish that you should be pliant so they (too) would be pliant. (9) Neither obey thou each feeble oath-monger, (10) or to any defamer or one who spreads slander, (11) hinderer of good, guilty aggressor, coarse-grained, (12) Greedy therewithal, intrusive. (13) or that because he may possess wealth and children. (14) When Our signs are recited to him, he says, 'Fairy-tales of the ancients!' (15) We will brand him upon the snout. (16) We have tried them as we tried the owners of a certain orchard, who vowed to harvest all its fruits the next morning, (17) And were not willing to set aside a portion (for the poor). (18) Then there came on the (garden) a visitation from thy Lord, (which swept away) all around, while they were asleep. (19) And it became as though reaped. (20) And they cried out one unto another in the morning, (21) [Saying], "Go early to your crop if you would cut the fruit." (22) Thus they launched forth, whispering unto one another, (23) "Be sure to stop any poor person from entering the orchard today." (24) They went forth early, believing that they had the power (to gather the fruit). (25) But when they saw the (garden), they said: "We have surely lost our way: (26) Nay! we are made to suffer privation. (27) Said the most moderate of them, 'Did I not say to you, "Why do you not give glory?"' (28) They answered: "Limitless in His glory is our Sustainer! Verily, we were doing wrong!" (29) And they advanced one upon another, blaming each other. (30) They said: woe unto us! verily we! we have been arrogant. (31) “Hopefully, our Lord will give us a better replacement than this we now incline towards our Lord.” (32) Such was the punishment. And verily the punishment of the Hereafter is greater if they did but know. (33)
68 The Pen
Al-Qalam
1 of 2
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1/4 Hizb 57
Juz 29