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 Surah Number 19 (Maryam) 

Revealed at: Makkah

Total Verses: 98

ALLAH in the name of The Most Affectionate, the Merciful.

  1. Kaaf-Ha-Ya, Ain-Saad. 
  2. This is the record of that mercy of your Lord, which He showed to His bondman Zakaria.
  3. When he called his Lord secretly.
  4. He submitted, 'O My Lord, my bone is weakened and the flame of oldness appeared from the head. And O my Lord, I never remained unsuccessful after calling you'
  5. And I fear my relations after me, and my wife is barren, then bestow me from Yourself any one who may take over my work'.
  6. He should be my heir and be the heir of the children of Yaqub and O my Lord! Make him acceptable'.
  7. 'O Zakaria! We give you glad tiding of a son whose name is Yahya. We have not made anyone of this name before him.
  8. Submitted he, 'O my Lord, from where I shall have a son when my wife is barren and I have reached the condition of being emaciated due to old-age'.
  9. He said, 'so it is, your Lord said', that is easy to Me and indeed I made you before at a time when you were nothing.
  10. Submitted he, 'O my Lord, give me any sign', He said, 'your sign is this that you speak not to people three nights being healthy'.
  11. Then he came out to his people from the mosque and he beckoned to them, continue glorifying morning and evening.
  12. 'O Yahya, (John) hold fast the Book. And We bestowed him prophet hood in his childhood.
  13. And kind-heartedness from purity and Us. And he was utmost God fearing.
  14. And was well behaved towards his parents and was not arrogant, disobedient.
  15. And peace is on him the day when he was born and the day, when he will die and the day when he will be raised alive.
  16. And remember, Maryam in the Book; when she went a part from her family towards a place in the east.
  17. Then she put a screen away from them, then We sent Our spiritual towards her, and he appeared before her in the shape of healthy man.
  18. She said, 'I beg refuge of the Most Affectionate from you if you are afraid of God'.
  19. He said, 'I am only a messenger of your Lord. That I may give you a pure son'.
  20. She said, 'from where shall I have a son, no man has touched me, nor I am an unchaste?
  21. He said, 'so it is, your Lord has said, this is easy to me', and that We make it a sign for the people and a mercy from Us, and this matter is already decreed. 
  22. Now Maryam conceived it, then she went away with him to a far off place.
  23. Then the pains of the childbirth brought her to the trunk of a palm-tree. She said, Oh, would that I had died before this and had become a thing forgotten, lost'.
  24. Then one called from underneath her, grieve not undoubtedly, your Lord has caused to flow a rivulet below you.
  25. And shake towards yourself holding the trunk of the palm tree, fresh and ripe dates will fall upon you.
  26. Then eat and drink and Cool your eyes; then if you see any man, then say, 'I have vowed a fast to the Most Affectionate, so I shall not speak to anyone today'.
  27. Then she brought him to her people taking him in her lap. They said, 'no 'doubt, you have committed a very vile thing.'
  28. 'O sister of Haroon! your father was not a wicked man and nor was your mother an unchaste woman.
  29. Then Maryam pointed towards the child. They said, how could we talk to him who is a baby in the cradle'.
  30. The baby said, 'I am a bondman of Allah, He gave me the Book and made me the communicator of unseen news (the Prophet).
  31. And he made me blessed wherever I may be and enjoined on me prayer and poor due (Zakat) so long as I live.
  32. And dutiful to my mother and not made me vigorous, unfortunate.
  33. And the same peace on me the day I was born and the day I die and the day I am raised alive.