The Quran

70:1-44 Al Maarij (Ascending stairways) - المعارج

70.1
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A questioner questioned concerning the doom about to fall
Sahih Intl
A supplicant asked for a punishment bound to happen
Yusuf Ali
A questioner asked about a Penalty to befall-
Arabic
سَأَلَ سَآئِلٌۢ بِعَذَابٍ وَاقِعٍ
70.2
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Upon the disbelievers, which none can repel,
Sahih Intl
To the disbelievers; of it there is no preventer.
Yusuf Ali
The Unbelievers, the which there is none to ward off,-
Arabic
لِّلْكَٰفِرِينَ لَيْسَ لَهُۥ دَافِعٌ
70.3
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From Allah, Lord of the Ascending Stairways
Sahih Intl
[It is] from Allah, owner of the ways of ascent.
Yusuf Ali
(A Penalty) from Allah, Lord of the Ways of Ascent.
Arabic
مِّنَ ٱللَّهِ ذِى ٱلْمَعَارِجِ
70.4
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(Whereby) the angels and the Spirit ascend unto Him in a Day whereof the span is fifty thousand years.
Sahih Intl
The angels and the Spirit will ascend to Him during a Day the extent of which is fifty thousand years.
Yusuf Ali
The angels and the spirit ascend unto him in a Day the measure whereof is (as) fifty thousand years:
Arabic
تَعْرُجُ ٱلْمَلَٰٓئِكَةُ وَٱلرُّوحُ إِلَيْهِ فِى يَوْمٍ كَانَ مِقْدَارُهُۥ خَمْسِينَ أَلْفَ سَنَةٍ
70.5
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But be patient (O Muhammad) with a patience fair to see.
Sahih Intl
So be patient with gracious patience.
Yusuf Ali
Therefore do thou hold Patience,- a Patience of beautiful (contentment).
Arabic
فَٱصْبِرْ صَبْرًا جَمِيلًا
70.6
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Lo! they behold it afar off
Sahih Intl
Indeed, they see it [as] distant,
Yusuf Ali
They see the (Day) indeed as a far-off (event):
Arabic
إِنَّهُمْ يَرَوْنَهُۥ بَعِيدًا
70.7
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While we behold it nigh:
Sahih Intl
But We see it [as] near.
Yusuf Ali
But We see it (quite) near.
Arabic
وَنَرَىٰهُ قَرِيبًا
70.8
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The day when the sky will become as molten copper,
Sahih Intl
On the Day the sky will be like murky oil,
Yusuf Ali
The Day that the sky will be like molten brass,
Arabic
يَوْمَ تَكُونُ ٱلسَّمَآءُ كَٱلْمُهْلِ
70.9
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And the hills become as flakes of wool,
Sahih Intl
And the mountains will be like wool,
Yusuf Ali
And the mountains will be like wool,
Arabic
وَتَكُونُ ٱلْجِبَالُ كَٱلْعِهْنِ
70.10
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And no familiar friend will ask a question of his friend
Sahih Intl
And no friend will ask [anything of] a friend,
Yusuf Ali
And no friend will ask after a friend,
Arabic
وَلَا يَسْـَٔلُ حَمِيمٌ حَمِيمًا
70.11
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Though they will be given sight of them. The guilty man will long to be able to ransom himself from the punishment of that day at the price of his children
Sahih Intl
They will be shown each other. The criminal will wish that he could be ransomed from the punishment of that Day by his children
Yusuf Ali
Though they will be put in sight of each other,- the sinner's desire will be: Would that he could redeem himself from the Penalty of that Day by (sacrificing) his children,
Arabic
يُبَصَّرُونَهُمْ ۚ يَوَدُّ ٱلْمُجْرِمُ لَوْ يَفْتَدِى مِنْ عَذَابِ يَوْمِئِذٍۭ بِبَنِيهِ
70.12
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And his spouse and his brother
Sahih Intl
And his wife and his brother
Yusuf Ali
His wife and his brother,
Arabic
وَصَٰحِبَتِهِۦ وَأَخِيهِ
70.13
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And his kin that harboured him
Sahih Intl
And his nearest kindred who shelter him
Yusuf Ali
His kindred who sheltered him,
Arabic
وَفَصِيلَتِهِ ٱلَّتِى تُـْٔوِيهِ
70.14
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And all that are in the earth, if then it might deliver him.
Sahih Intl
And whoever is on earth entirely [so] then it could save him.
Yusuf Ali
And all, all that is on earth,- so it could deliver him:
Arabic
وَمَن فِى ٱلْأَرْضِ جَمِيعًا ثُمَّ يُنجِيهِ
70.15
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But nay! for lo! it is the fire of hell
Sahih Intl
No! Indeed, it is the Flame [of Hell],
Yusuf Ali
By no means! for it would be the Fire of Hell!-
Arabic
كَلَّآ ۖ إِنَّهَا لَظَىٰ
70.16
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Eager to roast;
Sahih Intl
A remover of exteriors.
Yusuf Ali
Plucking out (his being) right to the skull!-
Arabic
نَزَّاعَةً لِّلشَّوَىٰ
70.17
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It calleth him who turned and fled (from truth),
Sahih Intl
It invites he who turned his back [on truth] and went away [from obedience]
Yusuf Ali
Inviting (all) such as turn their backs and turn away their faces (from the Right).
Arabic
تَدْعُوا۟ مَنْ أَدْبَرَ وَتَوَلَّىٰ
70.18
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And hoarded (wealth) and withheld it.
Sahih Intl
And collected [wealth] and hoarded.
Yusuf Ali
And collect (wealth) and hide it (from use)!
Arabic
وَجَمَعَ فَأَوْعَىٰٓ
70.19
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Lo! man was created anxious,
Sahih Intl
Indeed, mankind was created anxious:
Yusuf Ali
Truly man was created very impatient;-
Arabic
إِنَّ ٱلْإِنسَٰنَ خُلِقَ هَلُوعًا
70.20
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Fretful when evil befalleth him
Sahih Intl
When evil touches him, impatient,
Yusuf Ali
Fretful when evil touches him;
Arabic
إِذَا مَسَّهُ ٱلشَّرُّ جَزُوعًا
70.21
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And, when good befalleth him, grudging;
Sahih Intl
And when good touches him, withholding [of it],
Yusuf Ali
And niggardly when good reaches him;-
Arabic
وَإِذَا مَسَّهُ ٱلْخَيْرُ مَنُوعًا
70.22
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Save worshippers.
Sahih Intl
Except the observers of prayer -
Yusuf Ali
Not so those devoted to Prayer;-
Arabic
إِلَّا ٱلْمُصَلِّينَ
70.23
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Who are constant at their worship
Sahih Intl
Those who are constant in their prayer
Yusuf Ali
Those who remain steadfast to their prayer;
Arabic
ٱلَّذِينَ هُمْ عَلَىٰ صَلَاتِهِمْ دَآئِمُونَ
70.24
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And in whose wealth there is a right acknowledged
Sahih Intl
And those within whose wealth is a known right
Yusuf Ali
And those in whose wealth is a recognised right.
Arabic
وَٱلَّذِينَ فِىٓ أَمْوَٰلِهِمْ حَقٌّ مَّعْلُومٌ
70.25
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For the beggar and the destitute;
Sahih Intl
For the petitioner and the deprived -
Yusuf Ali
For the (needy) who asks and him who is prevented (for some reason from asking);
Arabic
لِّلسَّآئِلِ وَٱلْمَحْرُومِ
70.26
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And those who believe in the Day of Judgment,
Sahih Intl
And those who believe in the Day of Recompense
Yusuf Ali
And those who hold to the truth of the Day of Judgment;
Arabic
وَٱلَّذِينَ يُصَدِّقُونَ بِيَوْمِ ٱلدِّينِ
70.27
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And those who are fearful of their Lord's doom -
Sahih Intl
And those who are fearful of the punishment of their Lord -
Yusuf Ali
And those who fear the displeasure of their Lord,-
Arabic
وَٱلَّذِينَ هُم مِّنْ عَذَابِ رَبِّهِم مُّشْفِقُونَ
70.28
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Lo! the doom of their Lord is that before which none can feel secure -
Sahih Intl
Indeed, the punishment of their Lord is not that from which one is safe -
Yusuf Ali
For their Lord's displeasure is the opposite of Peace and Tranquillity;-
Arabic
إِنَّ عَذَابَ رَبِّهِمْ غَيْرُ مَأْمُونٍ
70.29
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And those who preserve their chastity
Sahih Intl
And those who guard their private parts
Yusuf Ali
And those who guard their chastity,
Arabic
وَٱلَّذِينَ هُمْ لِفُرُوجِهِمْ حَٰفِظُونَ
70.30
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Save with their wives and those whom their right hands possess, for thus they are not blameworthy;
Sahih Intl
Except from their wives or those their right hands possess, for indeed, they are not to be blamed -
Yusuf Ali
Except with their wives and the (captives) whom their right hands possess,- for (then) they are not to be blamed,
Arabic
إِلَّا عَلَىٰٓ أَزْوَٰجِهِمْ أَوْ مَا مَلَكَتْ أَيْمَٰنُهُمْ فَإِنَّهُمْ غَيْرُ مَلُومِينَ
70.31
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But whoso seeketh more than that, those are they who are transgressors;
Sahih Intl
But whoever seeks beyond that, then they are the transgressors -
Yusuf Ali
But those who trespass beyond this are transgressors;-
Arabic
فَمَنِ ٱبْتَغَىٰ وَرَآءَ ذَٰلِكَ فَأُو۟لَٰٓئِكَ هُمُ ٱلْعَادُونَ
70.32
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And those who keep their pledges and their covenant,
Sahih Intl
And those who are to their trusts and promises attentive
Yusuf Ali
And those who respect their trusts and covenants;
Arabic
وَٱلَّذِينَ هُمْ لِأَمَٰنَٰتِهِمْ وَعَهْدِهِمْ رَٰعُونَ
70.33
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And those who stand by their testimony
Sahih Intl
And those who are in their testimonies upright
Yusuf Ali
And those who stand firm in their testimonies;
Arabic
وَٱلَّذِينَ هُم بِشَهَٰدَٰتِهِمْ قَآئِمُونَ
70.34
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And those who are attentive at their worship.
Sahih Intl
And those who [carefully] maintain their prayer:
Yusuf Ali
And those who guard (the sacredness) of their worship;-
Arabic
وَٱلَّذِينَ هُمْ عَلَىٰ صَلَاتِهِمْ يُحَافِظُونَ
70.35
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These will dwell in Gardens, honoured.
Sahih Intl
They will be in gardens, honored.
Yusuf Ali
Such will be the honoured ones in the Gardens (of Bliss).
Arabic
أُو۟لَٰٓئِكَ فِى جَنَّٰتٍ مُّكْرَمُونَ
70.36
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What aileth those who disbelieve, that they keep staring toward thee (O Muhammad), open-eyed,
Sahih Intl
So what is [the matter] with those who disbelieve, hastening [from] before you, [O Muhammad],
Yusuf Ali
Now what is the matter with the Unbelievers that they rush madly before thee-
Arabic
فَمَالِ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا۟ قِبَلَكَ مُهْطِعِينَ
70.37
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On the right and on the left, in groups?
Sahih Intl
[To sit] on [your] right and [your] left in separate groups?
Yusuf Ali
From the right and from the left, in crowds?
Arabic
عَنِ ٱلْيَمِينِ وَعَنِ ٱلشِّمَالِ عِزِينَ
70.38
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Doth every man among them hope to enter the Garden of Delight?
Sahih Intl
Does every person among them aspire to enter a garden of pleasure?
Yusuf Ali
Does every man of them long to enter the Garden of Bliss?
Arabic
أَيَطْمَعُ كُلُّ ٱمْرِئٍ مِّنْهُمْ أَن يُدْخَلَ جَنَّةَ نَعِيمٍ
70.39
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Nay, verily. Lo! We created them from what they know.
Sahih Intl
No! Indeed, We have created them from that which they know.
Yusuf Ali
By no means! For We have created them out of the (base matter) they know!
Arabic
كَلَّآ ۖ إِنَّا خَلَقْنَٰهُم مِّمَّا يَعْلَمُونَ
70.40
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But nay! I swear by the Lord of the rising-places and the setting-places of the planets that We verily are Able
Sahih Intl
So I swear by the Lord of [all] risings and settings that indeed We are able
Yusuf Ali
Now I do call to witness the Lord of all points in the East and the West that We can certainly-
Arabic
فَلَآ أُقْسِمُ بِرَبِّ ٱلْمَشَٰرِقِ وَٱلْمَغَٰرِبِ إِنَّا لَقَٰدِرُونَ
70.41
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To replace them by (others) better than them. And we are not to be outrun.
Sahih Intl
To replace them with better than them; and We are not to be outdone.
Yusuf Ali
Substitute for them better (men) than they; And We are not to be defeated (in Our Plan).
Arabic
عَلَىٰٓ أَن نُّبَدِّلَ خَيْرًا مِّنْهُمْ وَمَا نَحْنُ بِمَسْبُوقِينَ
70.42
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So let them chat and play until they meet their Day which they are promised,
Sahih Intl
So leave them to converse vainly and amuse themselves until they meet their Day which they are promised -
Yusuf Ali
So leave them to plunge in vain talk and play about, until they encounter that Day of theirs which they have been promised!-
Arabic
فَذَرْهُمْ يَخُوضُوا۟ وَيَلْعَبُوا۟ حَتَّىٰ يُلَٰقُوا۟ يَوْمَهُمُ ٱلَّذِى يُوعَدُونَ
70.43
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The day when they come forth from the graves in haste, as racing to a goal,
Sahih Intl
The Day they will emerge from the graves rapidly as if they were, toward an erected idol, hastening.
Yusuf Ali
The Day whereon they will issue from their sepulchres in sudden haste as if they were rushing to a goal-post (fixed for them),-
Arabic
يَوْمَ يَخْرُجُونَ مِنَ ٱلْأَجْدَاثِ سِرَاعًا كَأَنَّهُمْ إِلَىٰ نُصُبٍ يُوفِضُونَ
70.44
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With eyes aghast, abasement stupefying them: Such is the Day which they are promised.
Sahih Intl
Their eyes humbled, humiliation will cover them. That is the Day which they had been promised.
Yusuf Ali
Their eyes lowered in dejection,- ignominy covering them (all over)! such is the Day the which they are promised!
Arabic
خَٰشِعَةً أَبْصَٰرُهُمْ تَرْهَقُهُمْ ذِلَّةٌ ۚ ذَٰلِكَ ٱلْيَوْمُ ٱلَّذِى كَانُوا۟ يُوعَدُونَ