ALLAH in the
name of The Most Affectionate, the Merciful.
Ta, Sin. These are the verses of the Quran and the
A guidance and glad tidings to the believers.
Those who observe the prayer and pay the poor due (Zakat)
and they have firm faith in the Hereafter.
Those who do not believe in the Hereafter, We have
made their works good looking, so that they are
They are those for whom there is evil torment and
they are alone the greatest losers in the Hereafter.
And undoubtedly, you are being taught Quran by the
Wise, the Knowing.
When Musa told to his housewife, 'I have perceived a
fire', soon I shall bring to you any news of it or I
bring you any bright spark that you may warm
Then when he came to fire, a call was made that,
Blessed is he who is in the place of manifestation
of that fire i.e. (Musa) and those who are around it
i.e. (angels). And glorified is Allah Who is the
Lord of entire worlds.
'O Musa! the thing is this that I am Allah the
Mighty, the Wise.
And cast down your staff, Then Musa saw it wriggling
as it were a serpent, he set out turning his back
and did not look behind. We said, 'Muse fear not',
Undoubtedly, the Messengers have no fear in My
Yes, whosoever shows high handedness, then
substitutes good for evil, then undoubtedly, I am
And put your hand into your bosom, it shall come
forth white shining without any defect, ( This will
be) among nine signs towards Firawn and his people.
Undoubtedly, they are the people disobedient.
Then Our signs came to them visibly, they said, This
is a clear magic'.
And they denied them unjustly and proudly, while
their hearts were convinced of them. Then see, how
became the end of mischief mongers.
And We bestowed great knowledge to Daud and
Sulaiman, and both said, 'all praise to Allah Who
has excelled us over many of their believing
And Sulaiman became the successor of Daud and said,
O people, 'We have been taught the language of
birds, and we have been bestowed of everything.
Undoubtedly, this indeed is a manifest grace.
And there were gathered for Sulaiman his armies
amongst jinns and men and birds, then they were hold
Until when they came to the valley of the ants, and
said, 'O ants, enter your houses; lest Sulaiman and
his armies may crush you unknowingly.
There upon he smilingly laughed at her works, and
said, 'O my Lord, grant me guidance that I may be
grateful for Your favour which You have bestowed
upon me and my parents and that I may do such good
works as would please You and admit me out of Your
Mercy among Your those bondmen who deserve Your
And he reviewed the birds, that he said, 'what
happened to me that I do not see the hoopoe
(Hud-Hud)? Or he is really not present.
I shall surely punish him severely or shall
slaughter him or he should bring me a clear
Then the hoopoe (Hud-Hud) did not stay long and he
came and said, 'I have seen that which you have not
seen and I have brought to you a certain news from
the city of Saba.
I saw a woman reigning over them, she has got of
everything, and she has a great throne.
I found her people prostrating before the sun
leaving Allah and the devil (Satan) adorning their
deeds in their eyes has barred them from the
straight path so that they do not get the way.
Why they prostrate not before Allah Who brings forth
the hidden things of the heavens and earth and knows
what you conceal and what you declare?
Allah is, besides Him there is no true diety, He is
the Lord of the Magnificent throne. [^] (SAJDA) 8.
Sulaiman said, 'now we shall see whether you have
spoken the truth or you are amongst the liars.
Take my this edict (letter) and cast it to them,
then moving aside from them see what answer they
The woman said, 'O chiefs undoubtedly there has been
cast a noble letter towards me.
Undoubtedly, it is from Sulaiman and it is by the
name of Allah, the Most Affectionate, and the
That you seek not exaltness against me and came to
She said O my chiefs, 'advise me in this matter, I
decide not any matter firmly until you are present
They said, 'we are men of great strength and of
severe fighting and the authority is yours,
therefore see what you command'.
She said, 'undoubtedly, when the kings enter any
town ruin it and disgrace its honorable inhabitants,
and thus they do'.
And I have to send a present to him, then I shall
see what answer the messengers bring back.
Then when he came to Sulaiman he said, 'do you help
me with wealth? But that which Allah has given me is
better than that which He has given to you. Nay, it
is you who rejoice in your gift.
Return to them, we shall therefore, bring that army
to them against which they will have no power and we
shall necessarily turn them out of the city
disgraced in a manner that they will be humbled.
Sulaiman said, O chiefs, 'which is of you who may
bring her throne to me before they come to me
One big evil Jin said, 'I will bring you that throne
before you rise from your sitting; and undoubtedly,
I am powerful over that, trust worthy.
One who had knowledge of the Book said, 'I shall
bring it to you before twinkling of the eye.' Then
when Sulaiman saw the throne set before him said,
'this is of the grace of my Lord that He may try me
whether I am grateful or ungrateful.' And whosoever
is grateful is grateful for his own good. And
whosoever is ungrateful, then my Lord is
self-sufficient, All Virtuous.
Sulaiman ordered, 'make the throne of the woman
strange before her changing its shape, so that we
see whether she gets the right way or is one of
those who remained misguided.
Then when she came, it was said to her, 'Is your
throne like this? She said, 'as it is the same; and
we were given knowledge before this and we have
And that which she used to worship beside Allah had
stopped her. Undoubtedly she was of a disbelieving
It was said to her, 'come to the courtyard. Then
when she saw it, she thought it a deep water and
uncovered shanks. Sulaiman said, 'it is a soft
courtyard set with glasses.' The woman said, 'O my
Lord I have wronged my soul and now I submit with
Sulaiman before Allah Who is the Lord of entire
And undoubtedly, We sent towards Thamud their
compatriot Saleh that worship Allah, then henceforth
they became two parties contending.
Saleh said, 'O my people, why you hasten the evil
before the good'? Why do you not ask forgiveness of
Allah haply you may be shown mercy?
They said, 'we took a bad omen from you and from
your companions. He said, 'your bad omen is with
Allah, rather your people are lying in temptation.
And there were nine persons in the city making
mischief in the earth and did not like
They said swearing by Allah among each other, 'we
shall necessarily fall upon Saleh and his household
by night, then we shall say to his heir, we were not
present at the time of murder of the members of this
family and undoubtedly, we are truthful'.
And they plotted their own plot and We made Our
secret plan and they remained unaware.
Then see how was the end of their plot, We destroyed
them and their entire people.
Then these are their houses overturned, the
recompense of their oppression. Undoubtedly, in it
there is a sign for the people who know.
And We rescued those who believed and used to fear.
And to Lut, when he said to his people, 'do you come
to indecency while you are seeing?
Do you approach men lustfully leaving women? Rather
you are a people ignorant.
Then there was no answer of his people but that they
said expel the family of Lut from your city; they
are they who want cleanliness.
Then We delivered him and his family but his wife.
We destroyed her that she is among those who stayed
And We rained upon them a rain, therefore what an
evil rain was of those who were warned.
Say you, 'all praise belongs to Allah and peace upon
His chosen bondmen. Is Allah Best, or their made
Or He Who made heavens and earth, and sent down for
you water from the heaven, then We caused to grow
therewith gardens full of loveliness; you had no
power to cause their trees to grow. Is there any
other god along with Allah? Nay they deviate from
Or He Who made the earth for habitation and set
amidst it streams and made for it anchors
(mountains) and a barrier between the two seas. Is
there any other god along with Allah? Nay! Most of
them know not.
Or He Who listens to destitute when he calls upon
Him and removes the evil and makes you successors in
the earth. Is there any other god along with Allah?
Very little, you reflect.
Or He Who guides you in the darkness of the land and
the sea and He Who send the winds bearing good
tiding before His Mercy? Is there any other god
along with Allah? Exalted is Allah above what they
associate with Him.
Or He Who originates the creation, and shall
thereafter makes it again? Is there any other god
along with Allah? Say you, 'bring forward your proof
if you are truthful'.
Say you, 'whosoever are in the heavens and earth do
not know themselves the unseen but Allah'. And they
do not know when they will be raised up'.
Has their knowledge reached to the knowing of the
Hereafter? Nay they are in doubt about it, rather
they are blind to it.
And the infidels said, 'what, when our fathers and
we will become dust, shall we be brought forth
Undoubtedly, we have been promised this and before
us our fathers, this is not but the tales of the
Say you, 'travel in the earth and see, how was the
end of the culprits'?
And grieve you not over them, and not be straitened
on their plotting.
And they say, 'when this promise will be fulfilled,
if you are truthful'.
Say you; it is near that some of the things you are
hastening for may have come close behind you.
And undoubtedly, your Lord is graceful for mankind
but most of them are not grateful.
And undoubtedly, your Lord Knows what is hidden in
their breasts and what they disclose.
And as many unseens of the heavens and the earth are
there, all are in a Book disclosing.
Undoubtedly, this Quran explains to the children of
Israel most of those things in which they differ.
And undoubtedly, that is guidance and mercy for the
And undoubtedly, your Lord decides between them by
His command and He it is the Honorable, the Knowing.
Therefore, put your trust in Allah. Undoubtedly, you
are on clear truth.
Undoubtedly you can not make the dead hear, and nor
you can make the deaf to hear the call, when they
turn showing their backs.
And you can not guide the blind from their error You
can make only those to hear who believe in Our signs
and they are Muslims.
And when the word will fall upon them, We shall
bring forth for them out of the earth a beast that
shall talk to them, because the people had not
believed in Our signs.
And the Day when We shall raise from every group of
people a troop of those who belied Our signs, then
their first comers shall be stopped that those
coming after may meet them.
Till, when all would have come, Allah will say, 'did
you belie My signs while your knowledge could not
reach to them. Or what you used to do?
And the word has already fallen upon them because of
their wrongs, so now they speak nothing.
Have they not seen that We have made the night that
they may rest therein, and the day sight giving?
Undoubtedly, in them necessarily there are signs for
those who believe.
And the Day when the Trumpet shall be blown, then
all those who are in heavens and those in the earth
shall be unnerved but he whom Allah wills. And all
were present before Him showing humility.
And you shall see the mountains, you shall think
that they are fixed, but they will be passing (like)
the passing of the clouds. This is the work of Allah
Who made every thing with wisdom. Undoubtedly, He is
aware of your works.
Whoever brings good for him there is better reward
than that and they are secure that Day from
And whoever brought evil, then their faces were lied
down in the Fire. What reward you will get but only
of that which you used to do.
I have been commanded only to worship the Lord of
this city, Who has sanctified it, His is everything,
and I have been commanded to be of obedients.
And that I recite Quran; therefore whoever got
guidance got it for his own good and whoever went
astray, then, say you, 'I am only a warner'.
And say, 'All praise belongs to Allah, soon He will
show you His signs, then you will recognise them.
And O beloved prophet; your Lord is not unaware, O
people, of your doings.