Quran in English - Translated by Shaykh Mufti Taqi Usmani
Chapters | Surahs
55. The Beneficent | al-Qamar

With the name of Allah, the All-Merciful, the Very-Merciful.

[55:1] The Rahman (The All-Merciful Allah)
[55:2] has taught the Qur‘an.
[55:3] He has created man.
[55:4] He has taught him (how) to express himself.
[55:5] The sun and the moon are (bound) by a (fixed) calculation.
[55:6] And the vine and the tree both prostrate (to Allah).
[55:7] He raised the sky high, and has placed the scale,
[55:8] so that you should not be wrongful in weighing.
[55:9] Observe the correct weight with fairness, and do not make weighing deficient.
[55:10] As for the earth, He has placed it for creatures,
[55:11] in which there are fruits and date palms having sheaths,
[55:12] and the grain having chaff, and fragrant flowers.
[55:13] So, (O mankind and Jinn,) which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:14] He has created man from dry clay, ringing like pottery,
[55:15] and created Jann (father of the Jinn) from a smokeless flame of fire.
[55:16] So, (O mankind and Jinn,) which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:17] He is the Lord of both points of sunrise and both points of sunset.
[55:18] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:19] He let forth the two seas to meet together,
[55:20] while there is a barrier between them; they do not encroach (upon one another).
[55:21] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:22] From both of them come forth the pearl and the coral.
[55:23] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:24] And His are the sailing ships raised up in the sea like mountains.
[55:25] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:26] Every one who is on it (the earth) has to perish.
[55:27] And your Lord‘s Countenance will remain, full of majesty, full of honour.
[55:28] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:29] All those in the heavens and the earth beseech Him (for their needs.) Every day He is in a state of action.
[55:30] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:31] Soon We are going to spare Ourselves for you (to reckon your deeds), O two heavy species (of Jinn and mankind)!
[55:32] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:33] O genera of Jinn and mankind, If you are able to penetrate beyond the realms of the heavens and the earth, then penetrate. You cannot penetrate without power.
[55:34] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:35] A flame of fire and a smoke will be loosed against you, and you will not (be able) to defend.
[55:36] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:37] So, (it will be a terrible event) when the sky will be split apart and will become rosy, like (red) hides.
[55:38] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:39] On that day, neither a man will be questioned about his sin, nor a Jinn.
[55:40] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:41] The guilty ones will be recognized (by angels) through their marks and will be seized by foreheads and feet.
[55:42] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:43] This is Jahannam (Hell) that the guilty people deny.
[55:44] They will circle around between it and between hot, boiling water.
[55:45] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:46] And for the one who is fearful of having to stand before his Lord, there are two gardens, __
[55:47] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:48] __ both having branches.
[55:49] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:50] In both there are two flowing springs.
[55:51] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:52] In both there are two kinds of every fruit.
[55:53] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:54] (The people of these gardens will be) reclining on floorings whose (even) linings will be of thick silk, and the fruits plucked from the two gardens will be at hand.
[55:55] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:56] In them there will be maidens restraining (their) glances, whom neither a man might have touched before them, nor a Jinn.
[55:57] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:58] They will look like rubies and corals.
[55:59] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:60] Is there any reward for goodness other than goodness?
[55:61] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:62] And besides these two, there are two other gardens (for the second category of the God-fearing),__
[55:63] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:64] __ both (gardens are) dark green!
[55:65] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:66] In both there are two springs gushing forth profusely.
[55:67] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:68] In both there are fruits and date-palms and pomegranates.
[55:69] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:70] In them there will be women, good and gorgeous,__
[55:71] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:72] __ the houris, kept guarded in pavilions__
[55:73] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:74] __ whom neither a man might have touched before them, nor a Jinn.
[55:75] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:76] (The people of these gardens will be) reclining on green cushions and marvelously beautiful mattresses.
[55:77] So, which of the bounties of your Lord will you deny?
[55:78] Glorious is the name of your Lord, the Lord of Majesty, the Lord of Honour.