Sura - 48 The Victory
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[48:0] In the name of ALLAH, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

[48:1] We have bestowed upon you (O Messenger) a great victory.

[48:2] Whereby ALLAH forgives your past sins, as well as future sins, and perfects His blessings upon you, and guides you in a straight path.

[48:3] Additionally, ALLAH will support you with an unwavering support.

[48:4] He is the One who places contentment into the hearts of believers to augment more faith, in addition to their faith. To ALLAH belongs all forces of the Heavens and the earth. ALLAH is Omniscient, Most Wise.

[48:5] He will certainly admit the believing men and women into gardens with flowing streams, wherein they abide forever. He will remit their sins. This is, in the sight of ALLAH, a great triumph.

[48:6] And He will requite the hypocrite men and women and the idol worshipping men and women, for they have harbored evil thoughts about ALLAH. Their evil will backfire against them. For ALLAH is angry with them, condemns them, and has prepared for them Gehenna. What a miserable destiny!

[48:7] To ALLAH belongs all the forces in the Heavens and the Earth. ALLAH is Almighty, Most Wise.

[48:8] We have sent you as a witness, a bearer of good news, and a warner.

[48:9] That you people may believe in ALLAH and His messenger, and reverence Him, and observe Him, and glorify Him, day and night.

[48:10] Surely, those who pledge allegiance to you, are pledging allegiance to ALLAH. ALLAH approves their pledge; He places His hand above their hands. Those who violate such a pledge, commit the violation to their own detriment. As for those who fulfill their pledge with ALLAH, He will grant them a great recompense.

[48:11] The sedentary Arabs who stay behind will say, "We have been preoccupied with our money and our families, so ask forgiveness for us!" They utter with their tongues what is not in their hearts. Say, "Who can protect you from ALLAH, if He willed any adversity for you, or if He willed any blessing for you?" ALLAH is fully Cognizant of everything you do.

[48:12] You secretly believed that the messenger and the believers will be defeated and never come back to their families, and this was firmly established in your hearts. You harbored evil thoughts and turned into wicked people.

[48:13] Anyone who refuses to believe in ALLAH and His messenger, we have prepared for the disbelievers a hellfire.

[48:14] To ALLAH belongs the sovereignty of the Heavens and the Earth. He forgives whomever He wills, and punishes whomever He wills. ALLAH is Forgiver, Most Merciful.

[48:15] The sedentary who stay behind will say, when you are expected to collect spoils of war, "Let us follow you to share in this!" They thus wish to alter ALLAH's words. Say, "You will not follow us. This is ALLAH's decision." They will then say, "You must be envious of us (for staying behind)." Indeed, they rarely understood anything.

[48:16] Say to the sedentary Arabs who stay behind, "You will be invited to face powerful people and to fight them, unless they submit. If you obey, ALLAH will reward you with a generous recompense. But if you turn away again, as you did in the past, He will requite you with a painful retribution."

[48:17] The blind is not to be blamed, the crippled is not to be blamed, and the sick is not to be blamed. Those who obey ALLAH and His messenger, He will admit them into gardens with flowing streams. As for those who turn away, He will requite them with a painful retribution.

[48:18] ALLAH is pleased with the believers who pledged allegiance to you under the tree. He knew what was in their hearts and, consequently, He blessed them with contentment, and rewarded them with an immediate victory.

[48:19] Additionally, they gained many spoils. ALLAH is Almighty, Most Wise.

[48:20] ALLAH has promised you many spoils that you will gain. He thus advanced some benefits for you in this life, and He has withheld the people's hands of aggression against you, and has rendered this a sign for the believers. He thus guides you in a straight path.

[48:21] As for the group that you could not possibly defeat, ALLAH took care of them; ALLAH is Omnipotent.

[48:22] If the disbelievers ever fought you, they would turn around and flee. They have no Lord and Master; they have no helper.

[48:23] Such is ALLAH's system throughout history, and you will find that ALLAH's system is unchangeable.

[48:24] He is the One who withheld their hands of aggression against you, and withheld your hands of aggression against them in the valley of Mecca, after He had granted you victory over them. ALLAH is Seer of everything you do.

[48:25] It is they who disbelieved and barred you from the Sacred Masjid, and even prevented your offerings from reaching their destination. There were believing men and women (within the enemy camp) whom you did not know, and you were about to hurt them, unknowingly. ALLAH thus admits into His mercy whomever He wills. If they persist, He will requite those among them who disbelieve with a painful retribution.

[48:26] While those who disbelieved were enraged, and their hearts were filled with the pride of the days of ignorance, ALLAH blessed His messenger and the believers with peaceful contentment, and directed them to uphold the word of righteousness. This is what they well deserved. ALLAH is fully aware of all things.

[48:27] ALLAH has fulfilled His messenger's truthful vision: "You will enter the Sacred Masjid, ALLAH willing, perfectly secure, and you will cut your hair or shorten it (as you fulfill the pilgrimage rituals) there. You will not have any fear. Since He knew what you did not know, He has coupled this with an immediate victory."

[48:28] He is the One who sent His messenger with the guidance and the religion of truth, to make it prevail over all other religions. ALLAH suffices as a witness.

[48:29] Muhammad - the messenger of ALLAH - and those with him are harsh and stern against the disbelievers, but kind and compassionate amongst themselves. You see them bowing and prostrating, as they seek ALLAH's blessings and approval. Their marks are on their faces, because of prostrating. This is the same example as in the Torah. Their example in the Gospel is like plants that grow taller and stronger, and please the farmers. He thus enrages the disbelievers. ALLAH promises those among them who believe, and lead a righteous life, forgiveness and a great recompense.

Sura - 49 The Walls
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[49:0] In the name of ALLAH, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

[49:1] O you who believe, do not place your opinion above that of ALLAH and His messenger. You shall reverence ALLAH. ALLAH is Hearer, Omniscient.

[49:2] O you who believe, do not raise your voices above the voice of the prophet, nor shall you shout at him as you shout at each other, lest your works become nullified while you do not perceive.

[49:3] Surely, those who lower their voices at the messenger of ALLAH are the ones whose hearts are prepared by ALLAH to become righteous. They have deserved forgiveness and a great recompense.

[49:4] As for those who call on you from outside the walls, most of them do not understand.

[49:5] Had they been patient until you came out to them, it would have been better for them. ALLAH is Forgiver, Most Merciful.

[49:6] O you who believe, if a wicked person brings any news to you, you shall first investigate, lest you commit injustice towards some people, out of ignorance, then become sorry and remorseful for what you have done.

[49:7] And know that ALLAH's messenger has come in your midst. Had he listened to you in many things, you would have made things difficult for yourselves. But ALLAH made you love faith and adorned it in your hearts, and He made you abhor disbelief, wickedness, and disobedience. These are the guided ones.

[49:8] Such is grace from ALLAH and His blessings. ALLAH is Omniscient, Most Wise.

[49:9] If two groups of believers fought with each other, you shall reconcile them. If one group aggresses against the other, you shall fight the aggressing group until they submit to ALLAH's command. Once they submit, you shall reconcile the two groups equitably. You shall maintain justice; ALLAH loves those who are just.

[49:10] The believers are members of one family; you shall keep the peace within your family and reverence ALLAH, that you may attain mercy.

[49:11] O you who believe, no people shall ridicule other people, for they may be better than they. Nor shall any women ridicule other women, for they may be better than they. Nor shall you mock one another, or make fun of your names. Evil indeed is the reversion to wickedness after attaining faith. Anyone who does not repent after this, these are the transgressors.

[49:12] O you who believe, you shall avoid any suspicion, for even a little bit of suspicion is sinful. You shall not spy on one another, nor shall you backbite one another; this is as abominable as eating the flesh of your dead brother. You certainly abhor this. You shall observe ALLAH. ALLAH is Redeemer, Most Merciful.

[49:13] O people, we created you from the same male and female, and rendered you distinct peoples and tribes, that you may recognize one another. The best among you in the sight of ALLAH is the most righteous. ALLAH is Omniscient, Cognizant.

[49:14] The Arabs said, "We are Mu'mens (believers)." Say, "You have not believed; what you should say is, `We are Muslims (submitters),' until belief is established in your hearts." If you obey ALLAH and His messenger, He will not put any of your works to waste. ALLAH is Forgiver, Most Merciful.

[49:15] Mu'mens (believers) are those who believe in ALLAH and His messenger, then attain the status of having no doubt whatsoever, and strive with their money and their lives in the cause of ALLAH. These are the truthful ones.

[49:16] Say, "Are you informing ALLAH about your religion? ALLAH knows everything in the Heavens and the Earth. ALLAH is Omniscient."

[49:17] They act as if they are doing you a favor by embracing Submission! Say, "You are not doing me any favors by embracing Submission. ALLAH is the One who is doing you a great favor by guiding you to the faith, if you are sincere."

[49:18] ALLAH knows all the secrets in the Heavens and the Earth; ALLAH is Seer of everything you do.

Sura - 50 Q.
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[50:0] In the name of ALLAH, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

[50:1] Q., and the glorious Quran.

[50:2] They found it strange that a warner from among them came to them! The disbelievers said, "This is really strange.

[50:3] "After we die and become dust; this is impossible."

[50:4] We are fully aware of anyone of them who gets consumed by the Earth; we have an accurate record.

[50:5] They rejected the truth when it came to them; they are utterly confused.

[50:6] Have they not looked at the sky above them, and how we constructed it and adorned it, without a flaw?

[50:7] And we created the Earth, and scattered on it mountains, and grew in it all kinds of beautiful plants.

[50:8] This is an enlightenment, and a reminder for every pious worshiper.

[50:9] And we sent from the sky blessed water, to grow with it gardens and grains to be harvested.

[50:10] Tall date palms, with clustered fruit.

[50:11] Provisions for the people. And we revive with it dead lands; you are similarly resurrected.

[50:12] Disbelieving before them were the people of Noah, the dwellers of Russ, and Thamoud.

[50:13] And `Aad, Pharaoh, and the brethren of Lot.

[50:14] And the dwellers of the woods, and the people of Tubba`. All of them disbelieved the messengers and, consequently, My retribution befell them.

[50:15] Were we too burdened by the first creation? Is this why they doubt resurrection?

[50:16] We created the human, and we know what he whispers to himself. We are closer to him than his jugular vein.

[50:17] Two recording (angels), at right and at left, are constantly recording.

[50:18] Not an utterance does he utter without an alert witness.

[50:19] Finally, the inevitable coma of death comes; this is what you tried to evade.

[50:20] The horn is blown; this is the promised day.

[50:21] Every soul comes with a herder and a witness.

[50:22] You used to be oblivious to this. We now remove your veil; today, your vision is (as strong as) steel.

[50:23] The companion said, "Here is my formidable testimony."

[50:24] Throw into Gehenna every stubborn disbeliever.

[50:25] Forbidder of charity, aggressor, full of doubt.

[50:26] He set up beside ALLAH another god. Throw him into severe retribution.

[50:27] His companion said, "Our Lord, I did not mislead him; he was far astray."

[50:28] He said, "Do not feud in front of Me; I have sufficiently warned you.

[50:29] "Nothing can be changed now. I am never unjust towards the people."

[50:30] That is the day when we ask Hell, "Have you had enough?" It will say, "Give me more."

[50:31] Paradise will be offered to the righteous, readily.

[50:32] This is what was promised to every repenter, steadfast.

[50:33] They reverenced the Most Gracious, in their privacy, and came wholeheartedly.

[50:34] Enter it in peace; this is the Day of Eternity.

[50:35] They get anything they wish therein, and we have even more.

[50:36] Many a generation before them, who were more powerful, we annihilated. They searched the land; did they find an escape?

[50:37] This should be a lesson for everyone who possesses a mind, or is able to hear and witness.

[50:38] We have created the Heavens and the Earth, and everything between them in six days, and no fatigue touched us.

[50:39] Therefore, be patient in the face of their utterances, and praise and glorify your Lord before sunrise, and before sunset.

[50:40] During the night you shall meditate on His name, and after prostrating.

[50:41] Prepare for the day when the caller calls from a place that is near.

[50:42] When they hear the inevitable cry; that is the day you come out.

[50:43] We are the ones who control life and death; to us is the final destiny.

[50:44] The day will come when the Earth cracks in a hurry, giving rise to them. Such summoning is easy for us to do.

[50:45] We are fully aware of everything they utter, while you have no power over them. Therefore, remind with this Quran, those who reverence My warnings.

Sura - 51 Drivers of the Winds
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[51:0] In the name of ALLAH, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

[51:1] The blowing winds.

[51:2] Bearing rain.

[51:3] Bringing provisions.

[51:4] Distributing them as commanded.

[51:5] What is promised to you will surely come to pass.

[51:6] The Day of Judgment is inevitable.

[51:7] Despite the perfectly created sky.

[51:8] You continue to dispute the truth.

[51:9] Deviating therefrom are the deviators.

[51:10] Woe to the falsifiers.

[51:11] In their blundering, they are totally heedless.

[51:12] They question the Day of Judgment.

[51:13] The day they are presented to the fire.

[51:14] Taste the retribution; this is what you used to challenge.

[51:15] The righteous have deserved gardens and springs.

[51:16] They receive their Lord's rewards, for they used to be pious.

[51:17] Rarely did they sleep the whole night.

[51:18] At dawn, they prayed for forgiveness.

[51:19] A portion of their money was set aside for the beggar and the needy.

[51:20] The earth is full of signs for those who are certain.

[51:21] And within yourselves; can you see?

[51:22] In the heaven is your provision, and everything that is promised to you.

[51:23] By the Lord of the heaven and the Earth, this is as true as the fact that you speak.

[51:24] Have you noted the history of Abraham's honorable guests?

[51:25] They visited him, saying, "Peace." He said, "Peace to you, strangers!"

[51:26] He asked his family to prepare a fat calf.

[51:27] When he offered it to them, he remarked, "Do you not eat?"

[51:28] He harbored fear of them. They said, "Have no fear," and they gave good news of a knowledgeable son.

[51:29] His wife was astonished. Noting her wrinkled face: "I am a sterile old woman."

[51:30] They said, "Thus said your Lord. He is the Most Wise, the Omniscient."

[51:31] He said, "What are you up to, O messengers?"

[51:32] They said, "We have been dispatched to criminal people.

[51:33] "We will shower them with rocks of clay.

[51:34] "Marked by your Lord for the transgressors."

[51:35] We then delivered all the believers.

[51:36] We did not find in it except one house of submitters.

[51:37] We set it up as a lesson for those who fear the painful retribution.

[51:38] In Moses (there is a lesson). We sent him to Pharaoh with manifest proofs.

[51:39] But he turned away, in arrogance, and said, "Magician, or crazy."

[51:40] Consequently, we punished him and his troops. We threw them into the sea, and he is the one to blame.

[51:41] In `Aad (there is a lesson). We sent upon them disastrous wind.

[51:42] Anything that it came upon was utterly destroyed.

[51:43] In Thamoud (there is a lesson). They were told, "Enjoy temporarily."

[51:44] They rebelled against the command of their Lord. Consequently, the lightning struck them as they looked.

[51:45] They could never get up, nor were they helped.

[51:46] And the people of Noah before that; they were wicked people.

[51:47] We constructed the sky with our hands, and we will continue to expand it.

[51:48] And we made the Earth habitable; a perfect design.

[51:49] We created a pair (male and female) of everything, that you may take heed.

[51:50] You shall escape to ALLAH. I am sent by Him to you as a manifest warner.

[51:51] Do not set up beside ALLAH any other god. I am sent by Him to you as a manifest warner.

[51:52] Consistently, when a messenger went to the previous generations, they said, "Magician," or, "Crazy."

[51:53] Did they make an agreement with each other? Indeed, they are transgressors.

[51:54] You may disregard them; you cannot be blamed.

[51:55] And remind, for the reminder benefits the believers.

[51:56] I did not create the jinns and the humans except to worship Me alone.

[51:57] I need no provisions from them, nor do I need them to feed Me.

[51:58] ALLAH is the Provider, the Possessor of all power, the Supreme.

[51:59] The transgressors have incurred the same fate as their previous counterparts; they should not challenge.

[51:60] Woe to those who disbelieved from the day that is awaiting them.

Sura - 52 Mount Sinai
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[52:0] In the name of ALLAH, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

[52:1] Mt. Sinai.

[52:2] The recorded scripture.

[52:3] Published in books.

[52:4] The frequented Shrine.

[52:5] The exalted ceiling.

[52:6] The sea that is set aflame.

[52:7] Your Lord's requital is unavoidable.

[52:8] No force in the universe can stop it.

[52:9] The day will come when the sky will violently thunder.

[52:10] The mountains will be wiped out.

[52:11] Woe on that day to the disbelievers -

[52:12] who are in their blundering, heedless.

[52:13] They will be herded into Gehenna, forcibly.

[52:14] This is the Fire in which you used to disbelieve.

[52:15] Is this magic, or do you not see?

[52:16] Suffer the burning. Whether you are patient or impatient, it will be the same for you. This is the just requital for what you did.

[52:17] The righteous have deserved gardens and bliss.

[52:18] They enjoy what their Lord has reserved for them; their Lord has spared them the retribution of Hell.

[52:19] Eat and drink happily, in return for your works.

[52:20] They relax on luxurious furnishings, and we match them with beautiful spouses.

[52:21] For those who believed, and their children also followed them in belief, we will have their children join them. We never fail to reward them for any work. Every person is paid for what he did.

[52:22] We will supply them with fruits and meats that they love.

[52:23] They will enjoy drinks that are never polluted, and never sinful to drink.

[52:24] Serving them will be servants like protected pearls.

[52:25] They will meet each other and reminisce among themselves.

[52:26] They will say, "We used to be kind and humble among our people.

[52:27] "ALLAH has blessed us, and has spared us the agony of ill winds.

[52:28] "We used to implore Him; He is the Most Kind, Most Merciful."

[52:29] You shall remind the people. With your Lord's blessing's upon you, you are neither a soothsayer, nor crazy.

[52:30] They may say, "He is a poet; let us just wait until he is dead."

[52:31] Say, "Go on waiting; I will wait along with you."

[52:32] Is it their dreams that dictate their behavior, or are they naturally wicked?

[52:33] Do they say, "He made it all up?" Instead, they are simply disbelievers.

[52:34] Let them produce a Hadith like this, if they are truthful.

[52:35] Were they created from nothing? Are they the creators?

[52:36] Did they create the Heavens and the Earth? Indeed, they have no certainty.

[52:37] Do they possess the treasures of your Lord? Are they in control?

[52:38] Do they climb a ladder that enables them to listen? Let their listeners show their proof.

[52:39] Does He have daughters, while you have sons?

[52:40] Are you asking them for any wage, and they are burdened thereby?

[52:41] Do they know the future, and have it recorded?

[52:42] Are they plotting and scheming? The disbelievers' schemes backfire against them.

[52:43] Do they have another god beside ALLAH? ALLAH be glorified, far above having partners.

[52:44] When they see masses falling from the sky, they will say, "Piled clouds!"

[52:45] Disregard them until they meet the day in which they are struck.

[52:46] On that day, their schemes will not protect them, nor will they be helped.

[52:47] Those who transgress suffer retribution here, but most of them do not know.

[52:48] You shall steadfastly persevere in carrying out your Lord's command - you are in our eyes - and glorify and praise your Lord when you get up.

[52:49] Also during the night glorify Him, and at dawn as the stars fade away.

Sura - 53 The Stars
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[53:0] In the name of ALLAH, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

[53:1] As the stars fell away.

[53:2] Your friend (Muhammad) was not astray, nor was he deceived.

[53:3] Nor was he speaking out of a personal desire.

[53:4] It was divine inspiration.

[53:5] Dictated by the Most Powerful.

[53:6] Possessor of all authority. From His highest height.

[53:7] At the highest horizon.

[53:8] He drew nearer by moving down.

[53:9] Until He became as close as possible.

[53:10] He then revealed to His servant what was to be revealed.

[53:11] The mind never made up what it saw.

[53:12] Are you doubting what he saw?

[53:13] He saw him in another descent.

[53:14] At the ultimate point.

[53:15] Where the eternal Paradise is located.

[53:16] The whole place was overwhelmed.

[53:17] The eyes did not waver, nor go blind.

[53:18] He saw great signs of his Lord.

[53:19] Compare this with the female idols Allaat and Al-`Uzzah.

[53:20] And Manaat, the third one.

[53:21] Do you have sons, while He has these as daughters?

[53:22] What a disgraceful distribution!

[53:23] These are but names that you made up, you and your forefathers. ALLAH never authorized such a blasphemy. They follow conjecture, and personal desire, when the true guidance has come to them herein from their Lord.

[53:24] What is it that the human being desires?

[53:25] To ALLAH belongs both the Hereafter, and this world.

[53:26] Not even the angels in heaven possess authority to intercede. The only ones permitted by ALLAH are those who act in accordance with His will and His approval.

[53:27] Those who disbelieve in the Hereafter have given the angels feminine names.

[53:28] They had no knowledge about this; they only conjectured. Conjecture is no substitute for the truth.

[53:29] You shall disregard those who turn away from our message, and become preoccupied with this worldly life.

[53:30] This is the extent of their knowledge. Your Lord is fully aware of those who strayed away from His path, and He is fully aware of those who are guided.

[53:31] To ALLAH belongs everything in the Heavens and everything on Earth. He will requite those who commit evil for their works, and will reward the righteous for their righteousness.

[53:32] They avoid gross sins and transgressions, except for minor offenses. Your Lord's forgiveness is immense. He has been fully aware of you since He initiated you from the Earth, and while you were embryos in your mothers' bellies. Therefore, do not exalt yourselves; He is fully aware of the righteous.

[53:33] Have you noted the one who turned away?

[53:34] Rarely did he give to charity, and then very little.

[53:35] Did he possess knowledge of the future? Could he see it?

[53:36] Was he not informed of the teachings in the scripture of Moses?

[53:37] And Abraham who fulfilled?

[53:38] No soul bears the sins of another soul.

[53:39] Every human being is responsible for his own works.

[53:40] And everyone's works will be shown.

[53:41] Then they will be paid fully for such works.

[53:42] To your Lord is the final destiny.

[53:43] He is the One who makes you laugh or cry.

[53:44] He is the One who controls death and life.

[53:45] He is the One who created the two kinds, male and female

[53:46] from a tiny drop of semen.

[53:47] He will effect the recreation.

[53:48] He is the One who makes you rich or poor.

[53:49] He is the Lord of the galaxies.

[53:50] He is the One who annihilated ancient `Aad.

[53:51] And wiped out Thamoud.

[53:52] Also the people of Noah before that; they were evil transgressors.

[53:53] The evil communities (of Sodom and Gomorrah) were the lowliest.

[53:54] Consequently, they utterly vanished.

[53:55] Which of your Lord's marvels can you deny?

[53:56] This is a warning like the older ones.

[53:57] The inevitable is imminent.

[53:58] None beside ALLAH can relieve it.

[53:59] Are you questioning this matter?

[53:60] Are you laughing, instead of crying?

[53:61] Are you insisting on your ways?

[53:62] You shall fall prostrate before ALLAH, and worship.