1The Beneficent
2Hath made known the Qur'an.
3He hath created man.
4He hath taught him utterance.
5The sun and the moon are made punctual.
6The stars and the trees adore.
7And the sky He hath uplifted; and He hath set the measure,
8That ye exceed not the measure,
9But observe the measure strictly, nor fall short thereof.
10And the earth hath He appointed for (His) creatures,
11Wherein are fruit and sheathed palm-trees,
12Husked grain and scented herb.
13Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
14He created man of clay like the potter's,
15And the jinn did He create of smokeless fire.
16Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
17Lord of the two Easts, and Lord of the two Wests!
18Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
19He hath loosed the two seas. They meet.
20There is a barrier between them. They encroach not (one upon the other).
21Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
22There cometh forth from both of them the pearl and coral-stone.
23Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
24His are the ships displayed upon the sea, like banners.
25Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
26Everyone that is thereon will pass away;
27There remaineth but the Countenance of thy Lord of Might and Glory.
28Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
29All that are in the heavens and the earth entreat Him. Every day He exerciseth (universal) power.
30Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
31We shall dispose of you, O ye two dependents (man and jinn).
32Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
33O company of jinn and men, if ye have power to penetrate (all) regions of the heavens and the earth, then penetrate (them)! Ye will never penetrate them save with (Our) sanction.
34Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
35There will be sent, against you both, heat of fire and flash of brass, and ye will not escape.
36Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
37And when the heaven splitteth asunder and becometh rosy like red hide -
38Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ? -
39On that day neither man nor jinni will be questioned of his sin.
40Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
41The guilty will be known by their marks, and will be taken by the forelocks and the feet.
42Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
43This is hell which the guilty deny.
44They go circling round between it and fierce, boiling water.
45Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
46But for him who feareth the standing before his Lord there are two gardens.
47Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
48Of spreading branches.
49Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
50Wherein are two fountains flowing.
51Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
52Wherein is every kind of fruit in pairs.
53Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
54Reclining upon couches lined with silk brocade, the fruit of both the gardens near to hand.
55Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
56Therein are those of modest gaze, whom neither man nor jinni will have touched before them.
57Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
58(In beauty) like the jacynth and the coral-stone.
59Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
60Is the reward of goodness aught save goodness ?
61Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
62And beside them are two other gardens,
63Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
64Dark green with foliage.
65Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
66Wherein are two abundant springs.
67Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
68Wherein is fruit, the date-palm and pomegranate.
69Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
70Wherein (are found) the good and beautiful -
71Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ? -
72Fair ones, close-guarded in pavilions -
73Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ? -
74Whom neither man nor jinni will have touched before them -
75Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
76Reclining on green cushions and fair carpets.
77Which is it, of the favours of your Lord, that ye deny ?
78Blessed be the name of thy Lord, Mighty and glorious!