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Surah Al-Anbiyaa

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Recite Quran Surah Al-Anbiyaa in Arabic, English Translation by Arthur John Arberry and English Transliteration

Mecca Mecca (73)
112Total Ayat: 112
7Total Ruku: 7
21:1Ayat 1
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 1
Nigh unto men has drawn their reckoning, while they in heedlessness are yet turning away;
21:2Ayat 2
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 2
no Remembrance from their Lord comes to them lately renewed, but they listen to it yet playing,
21:3Ayat 3
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 3
diverted their hearts. The evildoers whisper one to another, 'Is this aught but a mortal like to yourselves? What, will you take to sorcery with your eyes open?'
21:4Ayat 4
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 4
He says: 'My Lord knows what is said in the heavens and the earth, and He is the All-hearing, the All-knowing.'
21:5Ayat 5
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 5
Nay, but they say: 'A hotchpotch of nightmares! Nay, he has forged it; nay, he is a poet! Now therefore let him bring us a sign, even as the ancient ones were sent as Messengers.'
21:6Ayat 6
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 6
Not one city that We destroyed before them believed; what then, will they not believe?
21:7Ayat 7
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 7
And We sent none before thee, but men to whom We made revelation -- question the People of the Remembrance, if you do not know --
21:8Ayat 8
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 8
nor did We fashion them as bodies that ate not food, neither were they immortal;
21:9Ayat 9
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 9
then We made true the promise We gave them and We delivered them, and whomsoever We would; and We destroyed the prodigal.
21:10Ayat 10
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 10
Now We have sent down to you a Book wherein is your Remembrance; will you not understand?
21:11Ayat 11
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 11
How many a city that was evildoing We have shattered, and set up after it another people!
21:12Ayat 12
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 12
Then, when they perceived Our might, behold, they ran headlong out of it.
21:13Ayat 13
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 13
'Run not! Return you unto the luxury that you exulted in, and your dwelling-places; haply you shall be questioned.'
21:14Ayat 14
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 14
They said, 'Alas for us! We have been evildoers.'
21:15Ayat 15
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 15
So they ceased not to cry, until We made them stubble, silent and still.
21:16Ayat 16
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 16
We created not the heaven and the earth, and whatsoever between them is, as playing;
21:17Ayat 17
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 17
had We desired to take to Us a diversion We would have taken it to Us from Ourselves, had We done aught.
21:18Ayat 18
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 18
Nay, but We hurl the truth against falsehood and it prevails over it, and behold, falsehood vanishes away. Then woe to you for that you describe!
21:19Ayat 19
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 19
To Him belongs whosoever is in the heavens and the earth; and those who are with Him wax not too proud to do Him service neither grow weary,
21:20Ayat 20
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 20
glorifying Him by night and in the daytime and never failing.
21:21Ayat 21
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 21
Or have they taken gods out of the earth who raise the dead?
21:22Ayat 22
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 22
Why, were there gods in earth and heaven other than God, they would surely go to ruin; so glory be to God, the Lord of the Throne, above that they describe!
21:23Ayat 23
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 23
He shall not be questioned as to what He does, but they shall he questioned.
21:24Ayat 24
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 24
Or have they taken gods apart from Him? Say: 'Bring your proof! This is the Remembrance of him who is with me, and the Remembrance of those before me. Nay, but the most part of them know not the truth, so therefore they are turning away.
21:25Ayat 25
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 25
And We sent never a Messenger before thee except that We revealed to him, saying, 'There is no god but I; so serve Me.'
21:26Ayat 26
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 26
They say:' 'The All-merciful has taken to Him a son.' Glory be to Him! Nay, but they are honoured servants
21:27Ayat 27
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 27
that outstrip Him not in speech, and perform as He commands.
21:28Ayat 28
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 28
He knows what is before them and behind them, and they intercede not save for him with whom He is well-pleased, and they tremble in awe of Him.
21:29Ayat 29
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 29
If any of them says, 'I am a god apart from Him', such a one We recompense with Gehenna; even so We recompense the evildoers.
21:30Ayat 30
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 30
Have not the unbelievers then beheld that the heavens and the earth were a mass all sewn up, and then We unstitched them and of water fashioned every living thing? Will they not believe?
21:31Ayat 31
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 31
And We set in the earth firm mountains lest it should shake with them, and We set in it ravines to serve as ways, that haply so they may be guided;
21:32Ayat 32
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 32
and We set up the heaven as a roof well-protected; yet still from Our signs they are turning away.
21:33Ayat 33
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 33
It is He who created the night and the day, the sun and the moon, each swimming in a sky.
21:34Ayat 34
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 34
We have not assigned to any mortal before thee to live forever; therefore, if thou diest, will they live forever?
21:35Ayat 35
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 35
Every soul shall taste of death; and We try you with evil and good for a testing, then unto Us you shall be returned.
21:36Ayat 36
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 36
When the unbelievers behold thee, they take thee only for mockery: 'Ha, is this the one who makes mention of your gods?' Yet they in the Remembrance of the All-merciful are unbelievers.
21:37Ayat 37
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 37
Man was created of haste. Assuredly I shall show you My signs; so demand not that I make haste.
21:38Ayat 38
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 38
They say, 'And when shall the promise come to pass, if you speak truly?'
21:39Ayat 39
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 39
If the unbelievers but knew when that they shall not ward off the Fire from their faces nor from their backs, neither shall they be helped!
21:40Ayat 40
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 40
Nay, but it shall come upon them suddenly, dumbfounding them, and they shall not be able to repel it, nor shall they be respited.
21:41Ayat 41
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 41
Messengers indeed were mocked at before thee, but those that scoffed at them were encompassed by that they mocked at.
21:42Ayat 42
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 42
Say: 'Who shall guard you by night and in the daytime from the All-merciful?' Nay, but from the Remembrance of their Lord they are turning away.
21:43Ayat 43
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 43
Or have they gods that shall defend them apart from Us? Why, they are not able to help themselves, nor shall they be guarded in safety from Us.
21:44Ayat 44
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 44
Nay, but Ourselves gave these and their fathers enjoyment of days, until their life had lasted long while upon them. What, do they not see how We come to the land, diminishing it in its extremities? Or are they the victors?
21:45Ayat 45
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 45
Say: 'I warn you only by the Revelation'; but they that are deaf do not hear the call when they are warned.
21:46Ayat 46
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 46
If but a breath of thy Lord's chastisement touched them, they would surely say, 'Alas for us! We were evildoers.'
21:47Ayat 47
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 47
And We shall set up the just balances for the Resurrection Day, so that not one soul shall be wronged anything; even if it be the weight of one grain of mustard-seed We shall produce it, and sufficient are We for reckoners.
21:48Ayat 48
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 48
We gave Moses and Aaron the Salvation and a Radiance, and a Remembrance for the godfearing
21:49Ayat 49
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 49
such as fear God in the Unseen, trembling because of the Hour.
21:50Ayat 50
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 50
And this is a blessed Remembrance that We have sent down; so are you now denying it?
21:51Ayat 51
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 51
We gave Abraham aforetime his rectitude -- for We knew him --
21:52Ayat 52
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 52
when he said to his father and his people, 'What are these statues unto which you are cleaving?'
21:53Ayat 53
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 53
They said, 'We found our fathers serving them.'
21:54Ayat 54
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 54
He said, 'Then assuredly you and your fathers have been in manifest error.'
21:55Ayat 55
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 55
They said, 'What, hast thou come to us with the truth, or art thou one of those that play?'
21:56Ayat 56
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 56
He said, 'Nay, but your Lord is the Lord of the heavens and the earth who originated them, and I am one of those that bear witness thereunto.
21:57Ayat 57
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 57
And, by God, I shall assuredly outwit your idols, after you have gone away turning your backs.'
21:58Ayat 58
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 58
So he broke them into fragments, all but a great one they had, for haply they would return to it.
21:59Ayat 59
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 59
They said, 'Who has. done this with our gods? Surely he is one of the evildoers.'
21:60Ayat 60
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 60
They said, 'We heard a young man making mention of them, and he was called Abraham.'
21:61Ayat 61
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 61
They said, 'Bring him before the people's eyes; haply they shall bear witness.'
21:62Ayat 62
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 62
They said, 'So, art thou the man who did this unto our gods, Abraham?'
21:63Ayat 63
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 63
He said, 'No; it was this great one of them that did it. Question them; if they are able to speak!'
21:64Ayat 64
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 64
So they returned one to another, and they said, 'Surely it is you who are the evildoers.'
21:65Ayat 65
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 65
Then they were utterly put to confusion saying, 'Very well indeed thou knowest these do not speak.'
21:66Ayat 66
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 66
He said, 'What, and do you serve, apart from God, that which profits you nothing; neither hurts you?
21:67Ayat 67
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 67
Fie upon you and that you serve apart from God! Do you not understand?'
21:68Ayat 68
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 68
They said, 'Burn him, and help your gods, if you would do aught.'
21:69Ayat 69
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 69
We said, 'O fire, be coolness and safety for Abraham!'
21:70Ayat 70
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 70
They desired to outwit him; so We made them the worse losers,
21:71Ayat 71
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 71
and We delivered him, and Lot, unto the land that We had blessed for all beings.
21:72Ayat 72
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 72
And We gave him Isaac and Jacob in superfluity, and every one made We righteous
21:73Ayat 73
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 73
and appointed them to be leaders guiding by Our command, and We revealed to them the doing of good deeds, and to perform the prayer, and to pay the alms, and Us they served.
21:74Ayat 74
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 74
And Lot -- to him We gave judgment and knowledge; and we delivered him from the city that had been doing deeds of corruption; they were an evil people, truly ungodly;
21:75Ayat 75
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 75
and We admitted him into Our mercy; he was of the righteous.
21:76Ayat 76
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 76
And Noah -- when he called before, and We answered him, and delivered him and his people from the great distress,
21:77Ayat 77
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 77
and We helped him against the people who cried lies to Our signs; surely they were an evil people, so We drowned them all together.
21:78Ayat 78
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 78
And David and Solomon -- when they gave judgment concerning the tillage, when the sheep of the people strayed there, and We bore witness to their judgment;
21:79Ayat 79
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 79
and We made Solomon to understand it, and unto each gave We judgment and knowledge. And with David We subjected the mountains to give glory, and the birds, and We were doers.
21:80Ayat 80
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 80
And We taught him the fashioning of garments for you, to fortify you against your violence; then are you thankful?
21:81Ayat 81
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 81
And to Solomon the wind, strongly blowing, that ran at his command unto the land that We had blessed; and We had knowledge of everything;
21:82Ayat 82
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 82
and of the Satans some dived for him and did other work besides; and We were watching over them.
21:83Ayat 83
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 83
And Job -- when he called unto his Lord, 'Behold, affliction has visited me, and Thou art the most merciful of the merciful.'
21:84Ayat 84
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 84
So We answered him, and removed the affliction that was upon him, and We gave his people, and the like of them with them, mercy from Us, and a Reminder to those who serve.
21:85Ayat 85
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 85
And Ishmael, Idris, Dhul Kifl -- each was of the patient,
21:86Ayat 86
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 86
and We admitted them into Our mercy; they were of the righteous.
21:87Ayat 87
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 87
And Dhul Nun -- when he went forth enraged and thought that We would have no power over him; then he called out in the darkness, 'There is no god but Thou. Glory be to Thee! I have done evil.'
21:88Ayat 88
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 88
So We answered him, and delivered him out of grief; even so do, We deliver the believers.
21:89Ayat 89
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 89
And Zachariah -- when he called unto his Lord, 'O my Lord, leave me not solitary; though Thou art the best of inheritors.'
21:90Ayat 90
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 90
So We answered him, and bestowed on him John, and We set his wife right for him; truly they vied with one another, hastening to good works, and called upon Us out of yearning and awe; and they were humble to Us.
21:91Ayat 91
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 91
And she who guarded her virginity, so We breathed into her of Our spirit and appointed her and her son to be a sign unto all beings.
21:92Ayat 92
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 92
'Surely this community of yours is one community, and I am your Lord; so serve Me.'
21:93Ayat 93
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 93
But they split up their affair between them; all shall return to Us.
21:94Ayat 94
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 94
And whosoever does deeds of righteousness, being a believer, no unthankfulness shall befall his endeavour; We Ourselves write it down for him.
21:95Ayat 95
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 95
There is a ban upon any city that We have destroyed; they shall not return
21:96Ayat 96
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 96
till, when Gog and Magog are unloosed, and they slide down out of every slope,
21:97Ayat 97
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 97
and nigh has drawn the true promise, and behold, the eyes of the unbelievers staring: 'Alas for us! We were heedless of this; 'nay, we were evildoers.'
21:98Ayat 98
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 98
'Surely you, and that you were serving apart from God, are fuel for Gehenna; you shall go down to it.'
21:99Ayat 99
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 99
If those had been gods, they would never have gone down to it; yet every one of them shall therein abide forever;'
21:100Ayat 100
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 100
there shall be sighing for them therein, and naught they shall hear.
21:101Ayat 101
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 101
But as for those unto whom already the reward most fair has gone forth from Us,
21:102Ayat 102
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 102
they shall be, kept far from it neither shall they hear any whisper of it, and they shall dwell forever in that their souls desired;
21:103Ayat 103
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 103
the greatest terror shall not grieve them, and the angels shall receive them: 'This is your day that you were promised.'
21:104Ayat 104
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 104
On the day when We shall roll up heaven as a scroll is rolled for the writings; as We originated the first creation, so We shall bring it back again -- a promise binding on Us; so We shall do.
21:105Ayat 105
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 105
For We have written in the Psalms, after the Remembrance, 'The earth shall be the inheritance of My righteous servants.'
21:106Ayat 106
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 106
Surely in this is a Message delivered unto a people who serve.
21:107Ayat 107
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 107
We have not sent thee, save as a mercy unto all beings.
21:108Ayat 108
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 108
Say: 'It is revealed unto me only that your God is One God; do you then surrender?'
21:109Ayat 109
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 109
Then, if they should turn their backs, say: 'I have proclaimed to you all equally, even though I know not whether near or far is that you are promised.'
21:110Ayat 110
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 110
Surely He knows what is spoken aloud and He knows what you hide.
21:111Ayat 111
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 111
I know not; haply it is a trial for you and an enjoyment for a time.
21:112Ayat 112
Quran, Surah Al-Anbiyaa, Ayat 112
He said: 'My Lord, judge Thou with truth! And our Lord is the All-merciful; His succour is ever to be sought against that you describe.'
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