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al quan karim surah al-kahf(theCAVE)total verses110.

SURAH AL-KHAHF(cave)

Revealed at: Makkah
Total Verses: 110
ALLAH in the name of The Most Affectionate, the Merciful.
1. All praise to Allah Who sent down the Book upon His Bondman and has not put therein any crookedness.
2. The Book of justice that may warn of severe punishment from Allah and that may give the believers who do
good deeds the glad-tidings that for them there is goodreward.
3. In it, they shall abide forever.
4. And that it may warn those who say, 'Allah has taken a son for Himself.'
5. They have no knowledge about it nor their forefathers. What a monstrous word it is, that comes out from their
mouths. They are merely telling a lie.
6. Then haply you will riskyour life with grief after them if they believe not in this discourse.
7. Undoubtedly We adorned the earth whatever is on it, so that We may test them as to which of them is best in
works.
8. And undoubtedly whatever is on it, We shall one day leave it as a barren field.
9. Didyou know that the men of the cave and of the forest's, side were of Our a wonderful sign?
10. When those youths tookrefuge in the cave and said, 'O our Lord, 'grant to us mercy from yourself and provide
for us guidance in our affair.
11. Then ' We smote their ears many years in the cave.
12. Then we raised them up that We might see which of the two groups mostrightly tell the period of their stay
there.
13. We relate toyou their story with truth. They were someyoung men who believed in their Lord and We
increased them in guidance.
14. We solaced their hearts when they stood up and said. 'Our Lord is He Who is theLord of heavens and earth,
we shall not worship any god beside Him, if we did so, then necessarily we uttered crossing the limit.
15. These our people have taken for themselves gods besides Him. Why then they do not bring for them a bright
authority? Then who is more unjust than he who fabricates a lie against Allah.
16. And whenyou have separated yourselves from them and from all that which they worship beside Allah, then
take refuge in the cave, your lord will unfold for you His mercy and will prepare an easy arrangement of your
affairs.
17. AndO beloved! You will see the sun when itrises, moves away from their cave to theright and when it sets,
turn away from them on the left, whereas they are in the open space of the cave. This is of the signs of Allah.
He whom Allah guides is on the right way, and he whom He sends astray, for him you will never find a
supporter to guide.
18. Andyou might deem them awake and they sleep and We turn them about to the right and to the left and their
dog has stretched his forelegs at the thresh hold of the Cave.O listener! if you had a look peeping at them,
then you would have run away turningyour back and would have surely filled with terror of them.
19. And likewise We did rouse them that they might question one another.One spokesman of them spoke, 'How
long have you stayed here, some of them spoke, 'We stayed a day or part of a day'. Others spoke, 'Your Lord
knows well how long you stayed', now then send one of you with this silver, to the city, then let him look for
which food is the cleaner there and that he may bring for you provision from it, and let him be courteous and
let him not inform anyone aboutyou.
20. Undoubtedly, if they wouldknow you, then they would stoneyou or makeyou revert to their faith and if it
were so, thenyou would never get any good.
21. Likewise We did inform of them that the people might know that Allah's promise is true and that the Hour -
there is no doubt about it. When they began disputing among themselves about their affair' then they said'
'build over their cave any building? TheirLord knows well about them. Those who prevailed in their affair said,
'we swear that we shall erect over them a mosque.'
22. Now they will say, They are three and the fourth one is their dog', and some will say. 'They are five and sixth
one is their dog, without seeing guessing atrandom, 'and some will say, they are seven and the eight one is
their dog.' Sayyou, 'My Lord knows well their number, none knows them but a few, so debate not about them,
but the discussion to the extent outwardly expressed, and ask not to any man of the Book about them.
23. And never say of any thing that I will do this tomorrow.
24. But that Allah please, addrememberyour Lord when you forget and say like this, 'it is near that myLord might
make me see theright path nearer than this.'
25. And they stayed in their cave three hundredyears. Nine more.

26. Say you, 'Allah knows well, how long they stayed. For Him alone is all the unseen of heavens and earth. What
excellent He sees and what excellent He hears. They have no protector beside Him and He associates no one in
His order.
27. Andrecite what has been revealed to you of the Book of your Lord, there is none to alter His words, and never
you will find refuge beside Him.
28. Andkeep yourself familiar to those who call upon their Lord in the morning and evening seeking His pleasure
and your eyes should not see others leaving them; wouldyou like the adornment of the life of this world? And
obey not him whose heart We have made neglectful ofOur remembrance and who followed his own desire and
whose affair exceeded the limit.
29. And say, 'the truth is from yourLord, then whoso will, let him believe and whoso will, let him disbelieve,
undoubtedly We have already prepared for the unjust a fire whose walls would surround them. And if they
complain for water, then they will be helped with water, which is like molten lead that will burn the faces. What
a bad drink it is, and the hell what an evil place to stay.
30. Undoubtedly those who believed and did good deeds. We shall not waste thereward of those whose works are
good.
31. For them, there are gardens for habitation beneath which streams flow. They will be adorned therein with
bracelets of gold and will wear green garments of silk and heavy brocade, leaning therein onraised couches,
and the paradise, what a goodresting-place
32. And state to them the position of two men, that to one of them We provided with two gardens of grapes and
covered them with date-palms and We placed agricultural farming in between.
33. Both gardens brought forth their fruits and gave nothing short in it, and We caused to flow streams amidst
both.
34. And he had fruits, then he said to his companion, and he used to argue with him, 'I have greater wealth than
you and am stronger in respect of men.'
35. And he entered in his garden while wronging his soul. He said, 'I do not think that it will ever perish';
36. And I do not think that the Hour will ever come, and even if I amreturned to myLord, then I shall surely, get a
better place ofreturn than this garden.
37. His companion replied to him while arguing with him, 'doyou disbelieve in Him Who created you from dust
then from a purified drop of water, then made you aright man?'
38. But I say only this that He, Allah, is my Lord and I associate none with my Lord'.
39. And why it was not so that whenyou entered in your garden thenyou would have told, as Allah wills, we have
no power but the help of Allah, if you see me as less than you in wealth and offspring.
40. Then it is near that my Lord will give me something better thanyour garden and send down thunder bolt from
heaven on your garden, then it may become a bare plain ground.
41. Or its water sink in the ground, thenyou could never be able to find it.
42. And his fruits were encompassed, then heremained wringing his hands for what he had spent in that garden
and it had fallen on its trellises and he is sayingOh; 'If I would not have associated anyone with myLord'.
43. And he had no party to help him against Allah, nor he was able to take revenge.
44. Here it becomes clear that the authority is of Allah, the True. His reward the best and best is the end of
believing in Him
45. Andrelate to them the example of the life of the World, it is as a water We sent down from the heaven, then
the greenery of the earth because of it came out thickly and then it became dry grass which the wind scatter.
And Allah is powerful over everything.
46. The wealth and sons are an adornment of the life of this world and the lasting are the good things, their
reward is better with yourLord and is best in hope.
47. And the Day We shall cause the mountains to move and you will see the earth clean open and We shallrise
them, then We shall not leave any one of them.
48. And all shall be presented before yourLord standing inrows. Undoubtedly you have Come to Us same as We
had made you at first, butyou thought that We would never fix any time of the promise.
49. And the book shall be put, then you will see the culprits fearing for what is written therein and will say, 'Oh!
Woe to us, what happened to this writing? It left neither any small sin nor a big sin that has not been
encompassed, and they found all that they did before them. Andyour  -Lord is not unjust to anyone.
50. Andremember when We ordered angels to prostrate before Adam, then all prostrated save Iblees (Devil). He
was of the Jinn, and then he went out of the command of hisLord. Do you take him and his offsprings for
friends apart from Me? And they are your enemies what an evil exchanges the unjust got.
51. I had neither made them sit before Me while creating heavens and earth nor while creating themselves, and
nor it is befitting to My Dignity that I should make My supporters to those who lead astray to others.

52. And the Day when He will say, 'call My associates, whom you fancied, 'then they will call them; they will not
answer them, and We shall set a field of destruction between them.
53. And the guilty will see the Fire and will believe that they are to call in it and will, find no way ofreturn from it.
54. And undoubtedly, We have explained invaried manner allkinds of examples in thisQuran for the people. And
the man is over every thing most contentious.
55. And what hindered men from believing when guidance came to them and from asking forgiveness from their
Lord. but that the traditions of the ancients should come to them or that, the varied torments should come
upon them.
56. And We send not the messengers but as bearers of glad tidings and as warners and those who are infidels
contend with falsehood that they may subvert the truth therewith. And they took My signs and what they were
warned of as a joke.
57. And who is more unjust than he who when he is reminded of the signs of his Lord turns away his face from
them, and forgets what his hands have sent forward. We have put covers on their hearts that they may not
understandQuran and in their ears heaviness. And ifyou call them towards guidance then too, they will never
find the way,
58. Andyour Lord is the Forgiver, full of mercy. If He would have seized them for what they did then He would
have hastened torment for them. But for them there is an appointed time against which they will not find any
refuge.
59. And these towns: We have destroyed when they committed injustices, and We had appointed a fixed time for
their destruction.
60. Andrecall; when Musa said to his servant, 'I shall not desist until Ireach there where two seas have joined, or
I go on for ages.
61. Then when they both reached the meeting place of two seas they forgot their fish, and it found its way in the
sea making an underground passage.
62. Then when they had passed over from there, Musa told his servant, bring my breakfast, we have no doubt
faced great hardship in this Journey.
63. He said, please see, when we took rest near that rock, then undoubtedly I forgot the fish, and the Satan (devil)
made me forget so that I may mention it and it took its way in the sea, it is strange.
64. Musa said, 'that is what we wanted; then turned backretracing their footsteps.
65. Then they found a bondman fromOur bondmen, whom We gave mercy fromOurselves and bestowed him,
Our inspiredknowledge.
66. Musa said to him, 'should I remain withyou on the condition that you will teach me of the right things which
you have been taught.
67. He said, 'you can never stay with me.'
68. And how you willkeep patience over that whichyour knowledge encompasses not?
69. Musa said, 'soon if Allah will,you will find me patient, and I shall not disobey you in any affair.
70. He said, 'If youremain with me, then ask, not anything, unless I myself mention it.
71. Now both of them set out, until when they embarked in a boat, he cleaved it. Musa told, 'haveyou cleaved it in
order to drown its passengers, undoubtedly you have done a wrong thing.'
72. He said? ' Did I not tellyou, thatyou would not be able to stay with me.'
73. Musa said, 'catch me not for what I forgot and put not difficulty in my affair on me.
74. Again, both of them set out, until when they met a boy hekilled him, Musa said. 'Have youkilled an innocent
soul without his havingkilled another? Undoubtedly you have done a hideous thing'.
75. He said, 'Had I not told you, that you could neverkeep company with me'?
76. Musa said, 'If I ask anything toyou after this, thenkeep not company with me; undoubtedly, your excuse is
already fulfilled from my side'.
77. Again both went on till they came to the people of a village, they asked the villagers for food, but they refused
to entertain them, then the two found a wall about to fall, he set it upright. Musa said, 'if you had wished,you
could have taken a wage for it'.
78. He said, 'this is the separation between me and you'; now I shall tellyou the explanation of those things over
which you could not have patience.
79. As for the boat, it belonged to certain poor people who were working in the sea, then I intended to make it
faulty and behind them, there was a king who used to seize every perfect boat forcibly.
80. And as for the boy, his parents were Muslims, then we feared that he might involve them in contumacy and
infidelity.
81. Then we intended their Lord might give them one better than he in purity and nearer in affection.
82. As for that wall, it belonged to the two orphan lads of the city and underneath it was their treasure and their
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father was a noble man; then your Lord desired that those two shouldreach their maturity and bring forth their
treasure as a mercy fromyour Lord, and this I did, not of my own biding. This is the significance of those
things on which you could not have patience.
83. And they ask you about Zulqarnain, say, you; 'I recite toyou an account of him'.
84. Undoubtedly, We gave him a control in the earth and bestowed him a means of everything.
85. Then he followed a way.
86. Till when hereached the place of sun setting, he found it setting in a spring of black mud, and he found a
people there. We said, 'O Zulqarnain, either you punish them or do good to them'.
87. He submitted, 'as one who did injustice, we shall punish him soon, then he will be returned towards his Lord,
He will strike him with an evil striking'.
88. And one who believed and did good deeds then therecompense for him is the good; and soon We shall speak
to him easy affair.
89. Again, he followed a way.
90. Until, when hereached the place of sun rising he found it rising on a people for whom We had not put any
shelter against the sun.
91. So is the talk. And whatever he had, Ourknowledge encompasses all.
92. Again, he followed a way.
93. Until when hereached between two mountains, he found inside them some such people who deemed not to
understand any word.
94. They said, 'O Zulqarnain, undoubtedly, Yajuj (Gog) and Majuj (Magog) create mischief in the earth, should we
then fix some tribute foryou on the condition that you may set up a wall between us and them.'
95. He said, 'that upon which my Lord has given me control is better, then help me with strength, I may make a
strong barrier betweenyou and them.'
96. Bring to me the pieces of iron, till when he leveled the wall upto the sides of the two mountains, he said,
'blow', till when he made it a fire, said he, 'bring me, that I may pour molten copper on it'.
97. Then Yajuj and Majuj could neither climb over it, and nor could make a hole in it.
98. He said, 'this is a mercy from my Lord, 'then when the promise of my Lord will come, He will break it into
pieces, and the promise of my Lord is ever true.'
99. And on that day We shall leave them that one group, of them will surge over the other and the trumpet shall
be blown, then We shall gather them all together.
100. And We shall bring the Hell before the infidels.
101. Those upon whose eyes there were covering from My remembrance and could not hear the truth.
102. Do then the infidels bondmen as their supporters beside Me? Undoubtedly We have already prepared hell for
the hospitality of the infidels.
103. Say you, 'shall I tell you. Whose actions are worst?
104. Those whose all struggles were lost in the life of the world and they imagine that they are doing good work.
105. These are the people who disbelieved in the signs of their Lord and in His meeting. Therefore all - their deeds
arevain, and We shall not establish any weight for them on the day of judgement.
106. This is their recompense, the Hell for they disbelieved and took My Signs and My Messengers in mockery.
107. Undoubtedly, those who believed and did good deeds, the gardens of paradise are for their hospitality.
108. They shall dwell in it forever, not willing to change the place therefrom.
109. Say you, 'if the sea be the ink for the words of myLord, then necessarily, the sea would be exhausted and the
words of my Lord would not come to an end, though We may bring the like of it for help.'
110. Say you, 'apparently in facial outlook of a man, I am like you, Ireceive revelation thatyour God is one God,
then who-so-ever hopes to meet hisLord, he should do noble deeds and associate not any one in the worship
of his Lord
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Revealed at: Makkah
Total Verses: 110
ALLAH in the name of The Most Affectionate, the Merciful.
1. All praise to Allah Who sent down the Book upon His Bondman and has not put therein any crookedness.
2. The Book of justice that may warn of severe punishment from Allah and that may give the believers who do
good deeds the glad-tidings that for them there is goodreward.
3. In it, they shall abide forever.
4. And that it may warn those who say, 'Allah has taken a son for Himself.'
5. They have no knowledge about it nor their forefathers. What a monstrous word it is, that comes out from their
mouths. They are merely telling a lie.
6. Then haply you will riskyour life with grief after them if they believe not in this discourse.
7. Undoubtedly We adorned the earth whatever is on it, so that We may test them as to which of them is best in
works.
8. And undoubtedly whatever is on it, We shall one day leave it as a barren field.
9. Didyou know that the men of the cave and of the forest's, side were of Our a wonderful sign?
10. When those youths tookrefuge in the cave and said, 'O our Lord, 'grant to us mercy from yourself and provide
for us guidance in our affair.
11. Then ' We smote their ears many years in the cave.
12. Then we raised them up that We might see which of the two groups mostrightly tell the period of their stay
there.
13. We relate toyou their story with truth. They were someyoung men who believed in their Lord and We
increased them in guidance.
14. We solaced their hearts when they stood up and said. 'Our Lord is He Who is theLord of heavens and earth,
we shall not worship any god beside Him, if we did so, then necessarily we uttered crossing the limit.
15. These our people have taken for themselves gods besides Him. Why then they do not bring for them a bright
authority? Then who is more unjust than he who fabricates a lie against Allah.
16. And whenyou have separated yourselves from them and from all that which they worship beside Allah, then
take refuge in the cave, your lord will unfold for you His mercy and will prepare an easy arrangement of your
affairs.
17. AndO beloved! You will see the sun when itrises, moves away from their cave to theright and when it sets,
turn away from them on the left, whereas they are in the open space of the cave. This is of the signs of Allah.
He whom Allah guides is on the right way, and he whom He sends astray, for him you will never find a
supporter to guide.
18. Andyou might deem them awake and they sleep and We turn them about to the right and to the left and their
dog has stretched his forelegs at the thresh hold of the Cave.O listener! if you had a look peeping at them,
then you would have run away turningyour back and would have surely filled with terror of them.
19. And likewise We did rouse them that they might question one another.One spokesman of them spoke, 'How
long have you stayed here, some of them spoke, 'We stayed a day or part of a day'. Others spoke, 'Your Lord
knows well how long you stayed', now then send one of you with this silver, to the city, then let him look for
which food is the cleaner there and that he may bring for you provision from it, and let him be courteous and
let him not inform anyone aboutyou.
20. Undoubtedly, if they wouldknow you, then they would stoneyou or makeyou revert to their faith and if it
were so, thenyou would never get any good.
21. Likewise We did inform of them that the people might know that Allah's promise is true and that the Hour -
there is no doubt about it. When they began disputing among themselves about their affair' then they said'
'build over their cave any building? TheirLord knows well about them. Those who prevailed in their affair said,
'we swear that we shall erect over them a mosque.'
22. Now they will say, They are three and the fourth one is their dog', and some will say. 'They are five and sixth
one is their dog, without seeing guessing atrandom, 'and some will say, they are seven and the eight one is
their dog.' Sayyou, 'My Lord knows well their number, none knows them but a few, so debate not about them,
but the discussion to the extent outwardly expressed, and ask not to any man of the Book about them.
23. And never say of any thing that I will do this tomorrow.
24. But that Allah please, addrememberyour Lord when you forget and say like this, 'it is near that myLord might
make me see theright path nearer than this.'
25. And they stayed in their cave three hundredyears. Nine more.
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26. Say you, 'Allah knows well, how long they stayed. For Him alone is all the unseen of heavens and earth. What
excellent He sees and what excellent He hears. They have no protector beside Him and He associates no one in
His order.
27. Andrecite what has been revealed to you of the Book of your Lord, there is none to alter His words, and never
you will find refuge beside Him.
28. Andkeep yourself familiar to those who call upon their Lord in the morning and evening seeking His pleasure
and your eyes should not see others leaving them; wouldyou like the adornment of the life of this world? And
obey not him whose heart We have made neglectful ofOur remembrance and who followed his own desire and
whose affair exceeded the limit.
29. And say, 'the truth is from yourLord, then whoso will, let him believe and whoso will, let him disbelieve,
undoubtedly We have already prepared for the unjust a fire whose walls would surround them. And if they
complain for water, then they will be helped with water, which is like molten lead that will burn the faces. What
a bad drink it is, and the hell what an evil place to stay.
30. Undoubtedly those who believed and did good deeds. We shall not waste thereward of those whose works are
good.
31. For them, there are gardens for habitation beneath which streams flow. They will be adorned therein with
bracelets of gold and will wear green garments of silk and heavy brocade, leaning therein onraised couches,
and the paradise, what a goodresting-place
32. And state to them the position of two men, that to one of them We provided with two gardens of grapes and
covered them with date-palms and We placed agricultural farming in between.
33. Both gardens brought forth their fruits and gave nothing short in it, and We caused to flow streams amidst
both.
34. And he had fruits, then he said to his companion, and he used to argue with him, 'I have greater wealth than
you and am stronger in respect of men.'
35. And he entered in his garden while wronging his soul. He said, 'I do not think that it will ever perish';
36. And I do not think that the Hour will ever come, and even if I amreturned to myLord, then I shall surely, get a
better place ofreturn than this garden.
37. His companion replied to him while arguing with him, 'doyou disbelieve in Him Who created you from dust
then from a purified drop of water, then made you aright man?'
38. But I say only this that He, Allah, is my Lord and I associate none with my Lord'.
39. And why it was not so that whenyou entered in your garden thenyou would have told, as Allah wills, we have
no power but the help of Allah, if you see me as less than you in wealth and offspring.
40. Then it is near that my Lord will give me something better thanyour garden and send down thunder bolt from
heaven on your garden, then it may become a bare plain ground.
41. Or its water sink in the ground, thenyou could never be able to find it.
42. And his fruits were encompassed, then heremained wringing his hands for what he had spent in that garden
and it had fallen on its trellises and he is sayingOh; 'If I would not have associated anyone with myLord'.
43. And he had no party to help him against Allah, nor he was able to take revenge.
44. Here it becomes clear that the authority is of Allah, the True. His reward the best and best is the end of
believing in Him
45. Andrelate to them the example of the life of the World, it is as a water We sent down from the heaven, then
the greenery of the earth because of it came out thickly and then it became dry grass which the wind scatter.
And Allah is powerful over everything.
46. The wealth and sons are an adornment of the life of this world and the lasting are the good things, their
reward is better with yourLord and is best in hope.
47. And the Day We shall cause the mountains to move and you will see the earth clean open and We shallrise
them, then We shall not leave any one of them.
48. And all shall be presented before yourLord standing inrows. Undoubtedly you have Come to Us same as We
had made you at first, butyou thought that We would never fix any time of the promise.
49. And the book shall be put, then you will see the culprits fearing for what is written therein and will say, 'Oh!
Woe to us, what happened to this writing? It left neither any small sin nor a big sin that has not been
encompassed, and they found all that they did before them. Andyour  -Lord is not unjust to anyone.
50. Andremember when We ordered angels to prostrate before Adam, then all prostrated save Iblees (Devil). He
was of the Jinn, and then he went out of the command of hisLord. Do you take him and his offsprings for
friends apart from Me? And they are your enemies what an evil exchanges the unjust got.
51. I had neither made them sit before Me while creating heavens and earth nor while creating themselves, and
nor it is befitting to My Dignity that I should make My supporters to those who lead astray to others.
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52. And the Day when He will say, 'call My associates, whom you fancied, 'then they will call them; they will not
answer them, and We shall set a field of destruction between them.
53. And the guilty will see the Fire and will believe that they are to call in it and will, find no way ofreturn from it.
54. And undoubtedly, We have explained invaried manner allkinds of examples in thisQuran for the people. And
the man is over every thing most contentious.
55. And what hindered men from believing when guidance came to them and from asking forgiveness from their
Lord. but that the traditions of the ancients should come to them or that, the varied torments should come
upon them.
56. And We send not the messengers but as bearers of glad tidings and as warners and those who are infidels
contend with falsehood that they may subvert the truth therewith. And they took My signs and what they were
warned of as a joke.
57. And who is more unjust than he who when he is reminded of the signs of his Lord turns away his face from
them, and forgets what his hands have sent forward. We have put covers on their hearts that they may not
understandQuran and in their ears heaviness. And ifyou call them towards guidance then too, they will never
find the way,
58. Andyour Lord is the Forgiver, full of mercy. If He would have seized them for what they did then He would
have hastened torment for them. But for them there is an appointed time against which they will not find any
refuge.
59. And these towns: We have destroyed when they committed injustices, and We had appointed a fixed time for
their destruction.
60. Andrecall; when Musa said to his servant, 'I shall not desist until Ireach there where two seas have joined, or
I go on for ages.
61. Then when they both reached the meeting place of two seas they forgot their fish, and it found its way in the
sea making an underground passage.
62. Then when they had passed over from there, Musa told his servant, bring my breakfast, we have no doubt
faced great hardship in this Journey.
63. He said, please see, when we took rest near that rock, then undoubtedly I forgot the fish, and the Satan (devil)
made me forget so that I may mention it and it took its way in the sea, it is strange.
64. Musa said, 'that is what we wanted; then turned backretracing their footsteps.
65. Then they found a bondman fromOur bondmen, whom We gave mercy fromOurselves and bestowed him,
Our inspiredknowledge.
66. Musa said to him, 'should I remain withyou on the condition that you will teach me of the right things which
you have been taught.
67. He said, 'you can never stay with me.'
68. And how you willkeep patience over that whichyour knowledge encompasses not?
69. Musa said, 'soon if Allah will,you will find me patient, and I shall not disobey you in any affair.
70. He said, 'If youremain with me, then ask, not anything, unless I myself mention it.
71. Now both of them set out, until when they embarked in a boat, he cleaved it. Musa told, 'haveyou cleaved it in
order to drown its passengers, undoubtedly you have done a wrong thing.'
72. He said? ' Did I not tellyou, thatyou would not be able to stay with me.'
73. Musa said, 'catch me not for what I forgot and put not difficulty in my affair on me.
74. Again, both of them set out, until when they met a boy hekilled him, Musa said. 'Have youkilled an innocent
soul without his havingkilled another? Undoubtedly you have done a hideous thing'.
75. He said, 'Had I not told you, that you could neverkeep company with me'?
76. Musa said, 'If I ask anything toyou after this, thenkeep not company with me; undoubtedly, your excuse is
already fulfilled from my side'.
77. Again both went on till they came to the people of a village, they asked the villagers for food, but they refused
to entertain them, then the two found a wall about to fall, he set it upright. Musa said, 'if you had wished,you
could have taken a wage for it'.
78. He said, 'this is the separation between me and you'; now I shall tellyou the explanation of those things over
which you could not have patience.
79. As for the boat, it belonged to certain poor people who were working in the sea, then I intended to make it
faulty and behind them, there was a king who used to seize every perfect boat forcibly.
80. And as for the boy, his parents were Muslims, then we feared that he might involve them in contumacy and
infidelity.
81. Then we intended their Lord might give them one better than he in purity and nearer in affection.
82. As for that wall, it belonged to the two orphan lads of the city and underneath it was their treasure and their

father was a noble man; then your Lord desired that those two shouldreach their maturity and bring forth their
treasure as a mercy fromyour Lord, and this I did, not of my own biding. This is the significance of those
things on which you could not have patience.
83. And they ask you about Zulqarnain, say, you; 'I recite toyou an account of him'.
84. Undoubtedly, We gave him a control in the earth and bestowed him a means of everything.
85. Then he followed a way.
86. Till when hereached the place of sun setting, he found it setting in a spring of black mud, and he found a
people there. We said, 'O Zulqarnain, either you punish them or do good to them'.
87. He submitted, 'as one who did injustice, we shall punish him soon, then he will be returned towards his Lord,
He will strike him with an evil striking'.
88. And one who believed and did good deeds then therecompense for him is the good; and soon We shall speak
to him easy affair.
89. Again, he followed a way.
90. Until, when hereached the place of sun rising he found it rising on a people for whom We had not put any
shelter against the sun.
91. So is the talk. And whatever he had, Ourknowledge encompasses all.
92. Again, he followed a way.
93. Until when hereached between two mountains, he found inside them some such people who deemed not to
understand any word.
94. They said, 'O Zulqarnain, undoubtedly, Yajuj (Gog) and Majuj (Magog) create mischief in the earth, should we
then fix some tribute foryou on the condition that you may set up a wall between us and them.'
95. He said, 'that upon which my Lord has given me control is better, then help me with strength, I may make a
strong barrier betweenyou and them.'
96. Bring to me the pieces of iron, till when he leveled the wall upto the sides of the two mountains, he said,
'blow', till when he made it a fire, said he, 'bring me, that I may pour molten copper on it'.
97. Then Yajuj and Majuj could neither climb over it, and nor could make a hole in it.
98. He said, 'this is a mercy from my Lord, 'then when the promise of my Lord will come, He will break it into
pieces, and the promise of my Lord is ever true.'
99. And on that day We shall leave them that one group, of them will surge over the other and the trumpet shall
be blown, then We shall gather them all together.
100. And We shall bring the Hell before the infidels.
101. Those upon whose eyes there were covering from My remembrance and could not hear the truth.
102. Do then the infidels bondmen as their supporters beside Me? Undoubtedly We have already prepared hell for
the hospitality of the infidels.
103. Say you, 'shall I tell you. Whose actions are worst?
104. Those whose all struggles were lost in the life of the world and they imagine that they are doing good work.
105. These are the people who disbelieved in the signs of their Lord and in His meeting. Therefore all - their deeds
arevain, and We shall not establish any weight for them on the day of judgement.
106. This is their recompense, the Hell for they disbelieved and took My Signs and My Messengers in mockery.
107. Undoubtedly, those who believed and did good deeds, the gardens of paradise are for their hospitality.
108. They shall dwell in it forever, not willing to change the place therefrom.
109. Say you, 'if the sea be the ink for the words of myLord, then necessarily, the sea would be exhausted and the
words of my Lord would not come to an end, though We may bring the like of it for help.'
110. Say you, 'apparently in facial outlook of a man, I am like you, Ireceive revelation thatyour God is one God,
then who-so-ever hopes to meet hisLord, he should do noble deeds and associate not any one in the worship
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ALLAH in the name of The Most Affectionate, the Merciful.
1. All praise to Allah Who sent down the Book upon His Bondman and has not put therein any crookedness.
2. The Book of justice that may warn of severe punishment from Allah and that may give the believers who do
good deeds the glad-tidings that for them there is goodreward.
3. In it, they shall abide forever.
4. And that it may warn those who say, 'Allah has taken a son for Himself.'
5. They have no knowledge about it nor their forefathers. What a monstrous word it is, that comes out from their
mouths. They are merely telling a lie.
6. Then haply you will riskyour life with grief after them if they believe not in this discourse.
7. Undoubtedly We adorned the earth whatever is on it, so that We may test them as to which of them is best in
works.
8. And undoubtedly whatever is on it, We shall one day leave it as a barren field.
9. Didyou know that the men of the cave and of the forest's, side were of Our a wonderful sign?
10. When those youths tookrefuge in the cave and said, 'O our Lord, 'grant to us mercy from yourself and provide
for us guidance in our affair.
11. Then ' We smote their ears many years in the cave.
12. Then we raised them up that We might see which of the two groups mostrightly tell the period of their stay
there.
13. We relate toyou their story with truth. They were someyoung men who believed in their Lord and We
increased them in guidance.
14. We solaced their hearts when they stood up and said. 'Our Lord is He Who is theLord of heavens and earth,
we shall not worship any god beside Him, if we did so, then necessarily we uttered crossing the limit.
15. These our people have taken for themselves gods besides Him. Why then they do not bring for them a bright
authority? Then who is more unjust than he who fabricates a lie against Allah.
16. And whenyou have separated yourselves from them and from all that which they worship beside Allah, then
take refuge in the cave, your lord will unfold for you His mercy and will prepare an easy arrangement of your
affairs.
17. AndO beloved! You will see the sun when itrises, moves away from their cave to theright and when it sets,
turn away from them on the left, whereas they are in the open space of the cave. This is of the signs of Allah.
He whom Allah guides is on the right way, and he whom He sends astray, for him you will never find a
supporter to guide.
18. Andyou might deem them awake and they sleep and We turn them about to the right and to the left and their
dog has stretched his forelegs at the thresh hold of the Cave.O listener! if you had a look peeping at them,
then you would have run away turningyour back and would have surely filled with terror of them.
19. And likewise We did rouse them that they might question one another.One spokesman of them spoke, 'How
long have you stayed here, some of them spoke, 'We stayed a day or part of a day'. Others spoke, 'Your Lord
knows well how long you stayed', now then send one of you with this silver, to the city, then let him look for
which food is the cleaner there and that he may bring for you provision from it, and let him be courteous and
let him not inform anyone aboutyou.
20. Undoubtedly, if they wouldknow you, then they would stoneyou or makeyou revert to their faith and if it
were so, thenyou would never get any good.
21. Likewise We did inform of them that the people might know that Allah's promise is true and that the Hour -
there is no doubt about it. When they began disputing among themselves about their affair' then they said'
'build over their cave any building? TheirLord knows well about them. Those who prevailed in their affair said,
'we swear that we shall erect over them a mosque.'
22. Now they will say, They are three and the fourth one is their dog', and some will say. 'They are five and sixth
one is their dog, without seeing guessing atrandom, 'and some will say, they are seven and the eight one is
their dog.' Sayyou, 'My Lord knows well their number, none knows them but a few, so debate not about them,
but the discussion to the extent outwardly expressed, and ask not to any man of the Book about them.
23. And never say of any thing that I will do this tomorrow.
24. But that Allah please, addrememberyour Lord when you forget and say like this, 'it is near that myLord might
make me see theright path nearer than this.'
25. And they stayed in their cave three hundredyears. Nine more.
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26. Say you, 'Allah knows well, how long they stayed. For Him alone is all the unseen of heavens and earth. What
excellent He sees and what excellent He hears. They have no protector beside Him and He associates no one in
His order.
27. Andrecite what has been revealed to you of the Book of your Lord, there is none to alter His words, and never
you will find refuge beside Him.
28. Andkeep yourself familiar to those who call upon their Lord in the morning and evening seeking His pleasure
and your eyes should not see others leaving them; wouldyou like the adornment of the life of this world? And
obey not him whose heart We have made neglectful ofOur remembrance and who followed his own desire and
whose affair exceeded the limit.
29. And say, 'the truth is from yourLord, then whoso will, let him believe and whoso will, let him disbelieve,
undoubtedly We have already prepared for the unjust a fire whose walls would surround them. And if they
complain for water, then they will be helped with water, which is like molten lead that will burn the faces. What
a bad drink it is, and the hell what an evil place to stay.
30. Undoubtedly those who believed and did good deeds. We shall not waste thereward of those whose works are
good.
31. For them, there are gardens for habitation beneath which streams flow. They will be adorned therein with
bracelets of gold and will wear green garments of silk and heavy brocade, leaning therein onraised couches,
and the paradise, what a goodresting-place
32. And state to them the position of two men, that to one of them We provided with two gardens of grapes and
covered them with date-palms and We placed agricultural farming in between.
33. Both gardens brought forth their fruits and gave nothing short in it, and We caused to flow streams amidst
both.
34. And he had fruits, then he said to his companion, and he used to argue with him, 'I have greater wealth than
you and am stronger in respect of men.'
35. And he entered in his garden while wronging his soul. He said, 'I do not think that it will ever perish';
36. And I do not think that the Hour will ever come, and even if I amreturned to myLord, then I shall surely, get a
better place ofreturn than this garden.
37. His companion replied to him while arguing with him, 'doyou disbelieve in Him Who created you from dust
then from a purified drop of water, then made you aright man?'
38. But I say only this that He, Allah, is my Lord and I associate none with my Lord'.
39. And why it was not so that whenyou entered in your garden thenyou would have told, as Allah wills, we have
no power but the help of Allah, if you see me as less than you in wealth and offspring.
40. Then it is near that my Lord will give me something better thanyour garden and send down thunder bolt from
heaven on your garden, then it may become a bare plain ground.
41. Or its water sink in the ground, thenyou could never be able to find it.
42. And his fruits were encompassed, then heremained wringing his hands for what he had spent in that garden
and it had fallen on its trellises and he is sayingOh; 'If I would not have associated anyone with myLord'.
43. And he had no party to help him against Allah, nor he was able to take revenge.
44. Here it becomes clear that the authority is of Allah, the True. His reward the best and best is the end of
believing in Him
45. Andrelate to them the example of the life of the World, it is as a water We sent down from the heaven, then
the greenery of the earth because of it came out thickly and then it became dry grass which the wind scatter.
And Allah is powerful over everything.
46. The wealth and sons are an adornment of the life of this world and the lasting are the good things, their
reward is better with yourLord and is best in hope.
47. And the Day We shall cause the mountains to move and you will see the earth clean open and We shallrise
them, then We shall not leave any one of them.
48. And all shall be presented before yourLord standing inrows. Undoubtedly you have Come to Us same as We
had made you at first, butyou thought that We would never fix any time of the promise.
49. And the book shall be put, then you will see the culprits fearing for what is written therein and will say, 'Oh!
Woe to us, what happened to this writing? It left neither any small sin nor a big sin that has not been
encompassed, and they found all that they did before them. Andyour  -Lord is not unjust to anyone.
50. Andremember when We ordered angels to prostrate before Adam, then all prostrated save Iblees (Devil). He
was of the Jinn, and then he went out of the command of hisLord. Do you take him and his offsprings for
friends apart from Me? And they are your enemies what an evil exchanges the unjust got.
51. I had neither made them sit before Me while creating heavens and earth nor while creating themselves, and
nor it is befitting to My Dignity that I should make My supporters to those who lead astray to others.
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52. And the Day when He will say, 'call My associates, whom you fancied, 'then they will call them; they will not
answer them, and We shall set a field of destruction between them.
53. And the guilty will see the Fire and will believe that they are to call in it and will, find no way ofreturn from it.
54. And undoubtedly, We have explained invaried manner allkinds of examples in thisQuran for the people. And
the man is over every thing most contentious.
55. And what hindered men from believing when guidance came to them and from asking forgiveness from their
Lord. but that the traditions of the ancients should come to them or that, the varied torments should come
upon them.
56. And We send not the messengers but as bearers of glad tidings and as warners and those who are infidels
contend with falsehood that they may subvert the truth therewith. And they took My signs and what they were
warned of as a joke.
57. And who is more unjust than he who when he is reminded of the signs of his Lord turns away his face from
them, and forgets what his hands have sent forward. We have put covers on their hearts that they may not
understandQuran and in their ears heaviness. And ifyou call them towards guidance then too, they will never
find the way,
58. Andyour Lord is the Forgiver, full of mercy. If He would have seized them for what they did then He would
have hastened torment for them. But for them there is an appointed time against which they will not find any
refuge.
59. And these towns: We have destroyed when they committed injustices, and We had appointed a fixed time for
their destruction.
60. Andrecall; when Musa said to his servant, 'I shall not desist until Ireach there where two seas have joined, or
I go on for ages.
61. Then when they both reached the meeting place of two seas they forgot their fish, and it found its way in the
sea making an underground passage.
62. Then when they had passed over from there, Musa told his servant, bring my breakfast, we have no doubt
faced great hardship in this Journey.
63. He said, please see, when we took rest near that rock, then undoubtedly I forgot the fish, and the Satan (devil)
made me forget so that I may mention it and it took its way in the sea, it is strange.
64. Musa said, 'that is what we wanted; then turned backretracing their footsteps.
65. Then they found a bondman fromOur bondmen, whom We gave mercy fromOurselves and bestowed him,
Our inspiredknowledge.
66. Musa said to him, 'should I remain withyou on the condition that you will teach me of the right things which
you have been taught.
67. He said, 'you can never stay with me.'
68. And how you willkeep patience over that whichyour knowledge encompasses not?
69. Musa said, 'soon if Allah will,you will find me patient, and I shall not disobey you in any affair.
70. He said, 'If youremain with me, then ask, not anything, unless I myself mention it.
71. Now both of them set out, until when they embarked in a boat, he cleaved it. Musa told, 'haveyou cleaved it in
order to drown its passengers, undoubtedly you have done a wrong thing.'
72. He said? ' Did I not tellyou, thatyou would not be able to stay with me.'
73. Musa said, 'catch me not for what I forgot and put not difficulty in my affair on me.
74. Again, both of them set out, until when they met a boy hekilled him, Musa said. 'Have youkilled an innocent
soul without his havingkilled another? Undoubtedly you have done a hideous thing'.
75. He said, 'Had I not told you, that you could neverkeep company with me'?
76. Musa said, 'If I ask anything toyou after this, thenkeep not company with me; undoubtedly, your excuse is
already fulfilled from my side'.
77. Again both went on till they came to the people of a village, they asked the villagers for food, but they refused
to entertain them, then the two found a wall about to fall, he set it upright. Musa said, 'if you had wished,you
could have taken a wage for it'.
78. He said, 'this is the separation between me and you'; now I shall tellyou the explanation of those things over
which you could not have patience.
79. As for the boat, it belonged to certain poor people who were working in the sea, then I intended to make it
faulty and behind them, there was a king who used to seize every perfect boat forcibly.
80. And as for the boy, his parents were Muslims, then we feared that he might involve them in contumacy and
infidelity.
81. Then we intended their Lord might give them one better than he in purity and nearer in affection.
82. As for that wall, it belonged to the two orphan lads of the city and underneath it was their treasure and their
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father was a noble man; then your Lord desired that those two shouldreach their maturity and bring forth their
treasure as a mercy fromyour Lord, and this I did, not of my own biding. This is the significance of those
things on which you could not have patience.
83. And they ask you about Zulqarnain, say, you; 'I recite toyou an account of him'.
84. Undoubtedly, We gave him a control in the earth and bestowed him a means of everything.
85. Then he followed a way.
86. Till when hereached the place of sun setting, he found it setting in a spring of black mud, and he found a
people there. We said, 'O Zulqarnain, either you punish them or do good to them'.
87. He submitted, 'as one who did injustice, we shall punish him soon, then he will be returned towards his Lord,
He will strike him with an evil striking'.
88. And one who believed and did good deeds then therecompense for him is the good; and soon We shall speak
to him easy affair.
89. Again, he followed a way.
90. Until, when hereached the place of sun rising he found it rising on a people for whom We had not put any
shelter against the sun.
91. So is the talk. And whatever he had, Ourknowledge encompasses all.
92. Again, he followed a way.
93. Until when hereached between two mountains, he found inside them some such people who deemed not to
understand any word.
94. They said, 'O Zulqarnain, undoubtedly, Yajuj (Gog) and Majuj (Magog) create mischief in the earth, should we
then fix some tribute foryou on the condition that you may set up a wall between us and them.'
95. He said, 'that upon which my Lord has given me control is better, then help me with strength, I may make a
strong barrier betweenyou and them.'
96. Bring to me the pieces of iron, till when he leveled the wall upto the sides of the two mountains, he said,
'blow', till when he made it a fire, said he, 'bring me, that I may pour molten copper on it'.
97. Then Yajuj and Majuj could neither climb over it, and nor could make a hole in it.
98. He said, 'this is a mercy from my Lord, 'then when the promise of my Lord will come, He will break it into
pieces, and the promise of my Lord is ever true.'
99. And on that day We shall leave them that one group, of them will surge over the other and the trumpet shall
be blown, then We shall gather them all together.
100. And We shall bring the Hell before the infidels.
101. Those upon whose eyes there were covering from My remembrance and could not hear the truth.
102. Do then the infidels bondmen as their supporters beside Me? Undoubtedly We have already prepared hell for
the hospitality of the infidels.
103. Say you, 'shall I tell you. Whose actions are worst?
104. Those whose all struggles were lost in the life of the world and they imagine that they are doing good work.
105. These are the people who disbelieved in the signs of their Lord and in His meeting. Therefore all - their deeds
arevain, and We shall not establish any weight for them on the day of judgement.
106. This is their recompense, the Hell for they disbelieved and took My Signs and My Messengers in mockery.
107. Undoubtedly, those who believed and did good deeds, the gardens of paradise are for their hospitality.
108. They shall dwell in it forever, not willing to change the place therefrom.
109. Say you, 'if the sea be the ink for the words of myLord, then necessarily, the sea would be exhausted and the
words of my Lord would not come to an end, though We may bring the like of it for help.'
110. Say you, 'apparently in facial outlook of a man, I am like you, Ireceive revelation thatyour God is one God,
then who-so-ever hopes to meet hisLord, he should do noble deeds and associate not any one in the worship
of his Lord
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ALLAH in the name of The Most Affectionate, the Merciful.
1. All praise to Allah Who sent down the Book upon His Bondman and has not put therein any crookedness.
2. The Book of justice that may warn of severe punishment from Allah and that may give the believers who do
good deeds the glad-tidings that for them there is goodreward.
3. In it, they shall abide forever.
4. And that it may warn those who say, 'Allah has taken a son for Himself.'
5. They have no knowledge about it nor their forefathers. What a monstrous word it is, that comes out from their
mouths. They are merely telling a lie.
6. Then haply you will riskyour life with grief after them if they believe not in this discourse.
7. Undoubtedly We adorned the earth whatever is on it, so that We may test them as to which of them is best in
works.
8. And undoubtedly whatever is on it, We shall one day leave it as a barren field.
9. Didyou know that the men of the cave and of the forest's, side were of Our a wonderful sign?
10. When those youths tookrefuge in the cave and said, 'O our Lord, 'grant to us mercy from yourself and provide
for us guidance in our affair.
11. Then ' We smote their ears many years in the cave.
12. Then we raised them up that We might see which of the two groups mostrightly tell the period of their stay
there.
13. We relate toyou their story with truth. They were someyoung men who believed in their Lord and We
increased them in guidance.
14. We solaced their hearts when they stood up and said. 'Our Lord is He Who is theLord of heavens and earth,
we shall not worship any god beside Him, if we did so, then necessarily we uttered crossing the limit.
15. These our people have taken for themselves gods besides Him. Why then they do not bring for them a bright
authority? Then who is more unjust than he who fabricates a lie against Allah.
16. And whenyou have separated yourselves from them and from all that which they worship beside Allah, then
take refuge in the cave, your lord will unfold for you His mercy and will prepare an easy arrangement of your
affairs.
17. AndO beloved! You will see the sun when itrises, moves away from their cave to theright and when it sets,
turn away from them on the left, whereas they are in the open space of the cave. This is of the signs of Allah.
He whom Allah guides is on the right way, and he whom He sends astray, for him you will never find a
supporter to guide.
18. Andyou might deem them awake and they sleep and We turn them about to the right and to the left and their
dog has stretched his forelegs at the thresh hold of the Cave.O listener! if you had a look peeping at them,
then you would have run away turningyour back and would have surely filled with terror of them.
19. And likewise We did rouse them that they might question one another.One spokesman of them spoke, 'How
long have you stayed here, some of them spoke, 'We stayed a day or part of a day'. Others spoke, 'Your Lord
knows well how long you stayed', now then send one of you with this silver, to the city, then let him look for
which food is the cleaner there and that he may bring for you provision from it, and let him be courteous and
let him not inform anyone aboutyou.
20. Undoubtedly, if they wouldknow you, then they would stoneyou or makeyou revert to their faith and if it
were so, thenyou would never get any good.
21. Likewise We did inform of them that the people might know that Allah's promise is true and that the Hour -
there is no doubt about it. When they began disputing among themselves about their affair' then they said'
'build over their cave any building? TheirLord knows well about them. Those who prevailed in their affair said,
'we swear that we shall erect over them a mosque.'
22. Now they will say, They are three and the fourth one is their dog', and some will say. 'They are five and sixth
one is their dog, without seeing guessing atrandom, 'and some will say, they are seven and the eight one is
their dog.' Sayyou, 'My Lord knows well their number, none knows them but a few, so debate not about them,
but the discussion to the extent outwardly expressed, and ask not to any man of the Book about them.
23. And never say of any thing that I will do this tomorrow.
24. But that Allah please, addrememberyour Lord when you forget and say like this, 'it is near that myLord might
make me see theright path nearer than this.'
25. And they stayed in their cave three hundredyears. Nine more.
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26. Say you, 'Allah knows well, how long they stayed. For Him alone is all the unseen of heavens and earth. What
excellent He sees and what excellent He hears. They have no protector beside Him and He associates no one in
His order.
27. Andrecite what has been revealed to you of the Book of your Lord, there is none to alter His words, and never
you will find refuge beside Him.
28. Andkeep yourself familiar to those who call upon their Lord in the morning and evening seeking His pleasure
and your eyes should not see others leaving them; wouldyou like the adornment of the life of this world? And
obey not him whose heart We have made neglectful ofOur remembrance and who followed his own desire and
whose affair exceeded the limit.
29. And say, 'the truth is from yourLord, then whoso will, let him believe and whoso will, let him disbelieve,
undoubtedly We have already prepared for the unjust a fire whose walls would surround them. And if they
complain for water, then they will be helped with water, which is like molten lead that will burn the faces. What
a bad drink it is, and the hell what an evil place to stay.
30. Undoubtedly those who believed and did good deeds. We shall not waste thereward of those whose works are
good.
31. For them, there are gardens for habitation beneath which streams flow. They will be adorned therein with
bracelets of gold and will wear green garments of silk and heavy brocade, leaning therein onraised couches,
and the paradise, what a goodresting-place
32. And state to them the position of two men, that to one of them We provided with two gardens of grapes and
covered them with date-palms and We placed agricultural farming in between.
33. Both gardens brought forth their fruits and gave nothing short in it, and We caused to flow streams amidst
both.
34. And he had fruits, then he said to his companion, and he used to argue with him, 'I have greater wealth than
you and am stronger in respect of men.'
35. And he entered in his garden while wronging his soul. He said, 'I do not think that it will ever perish';
36. And I do not think that the Hour will ever come, and even if I amreturned to myLord, then I shall surely, get a
better place ofreturn than this garden.
37. His companion replied to him while arguing with him, 'doyou disbelieve in Him Who created you from dust
then from a purified drop of water, then made you aright man?'
38. But I say only this that He, Allah, is my Lord and I associate none with my Lord'.
39. And why it was not so that whenyou entered in your garden thenyou would have told, as Allah wills, we have
no power but the help of Allah, if you see me as less than you in wealth and offspring.
40. Then it is near that my Lord will give me something better thanyour garden and send down thunder bolt from
heaven on your garden, then it may become a bare plain ground.
41. Or its water sink in the ground, thenyou could never be able to find it.
42. And his fruits were encompassed, then heremained wringing his hands for what he had spent in that garden
and it had fallen on its trellises and he is sayingOh; 'If I would not have associated anyone with myLord'.
43. And he had no party to help him against Allah, nor he was able to take revenge.
44. Here it becomes clear that the authority is of Allah, the True. His reward the best and best is the end of
believing in Him
45. Andrelate to them the example of the life of the World, it is as a water We sent down from the heaven, then
the greenery of the earth because of it came out thickly and then it became dry grass which the wind scatter.
And Allah is powerful over everything.
46. The wealth and sons are an adornment of the life of this world and the lasting are the good things, their
reward is better with yourLord and is best in hope.
47. And the Day We shall cause the mountains to move and you will see the earth clean open and We shallrise
them, then We shall not leave any one of them.
48. And all shall be presented before yourLord standing inrows. Undoubtedly you have Come to Us same as We
had made you at first, butyou thought that We would never fix any time of the promise.
49. And the book shall be put, then you will see the culprits fearing for what is written therein and will say, 'Oh!
Woe to us, what happened to this writing? It left neither any small sin nor a big sin that has not been
encompassed, and they found all that they did before them. Andyour  -Lord is not unjust to anyone.
50. Andremember when We ordered angels to prostrate before Adam, then all prostrated save Iblees (Devil). He
was of the Jinn, and then he went out of the command of hisLord. Do you take him and his offsprings for
friends apart from Me? And they are your enemies what an evil exchanges the unjust got.
51. I had neither made them sit before Me while creating heavens and earth nor while creating themselves, and
nor it is befitting to My Dignity that I should make My supporters to those who lead astray to others.
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52. And the Day when He will say, 'call My associates, whom you fancied, 'then they will call them; they will not
answer them, and We shall set a field of destruction between them.
53. And the guilty will see the Fire and will believe that they are to call in it and will, find no way ofreturn from it.
54. And undoubtedly, We have explained invaried manner allkinds of examples in thisQuran for the people. And
the man is over every thing most contentious.
55. And what hindered men from believing when guidance came to them and from asking forgiveness from their
Lord. but that the traditions of the ancients should come to them or that, the varied torments should come
upon them.
56. And We send not the messengers but as bearers of glad tidings and as warners and those who are infidels
contend with falsehood that they may subvert the truth therewith. And they took My signs and what they were
warned of as a joke.
57. And who is more unjust than he who when he is reminded of the signs of his Lord turns away his face from
them, and forgets what his hands have sent forward. We have put covers on their hearts that they may not
understandQuran and in their ears heaviness. And ifyou call them towards guidance then too, they will never
find the way,
58. Andyour Lord is the Forgiver, full of mercy. If He would have seized them for what they did then He would
have hastened torment for them. But for them there is an appointed time against which they will not find any
refuge.
59. And these towns: We have destroyed when they committed injustices, and We had appointed a fixed time for
their destruction.
60. Andrecall; when Musa said to his servant, 'I shall not desist until Ireach there where two seas have joined, or
I go on for ages.
61. Then when they both reached the meeting place of two seas they forgot their fish, and it found its way in the
sea making an underground passage.
62. Then when they had passed over from there, Musa told his servant, bring my breakfast, we have no doubt
faced great hardship in this Journey.
63. He said, please see, when we took rest near that rock, then undoubtedly I forgot the fish, and the Satan (devil)
made me forget so that I may mention it and it took its way in the sea, it is strange.
64. Musa said, 'that is what we wanted; then turned backretracing their footsteps.
65. Then they found a bondman fromOur bondmen, whom We gave mercy fromOurselves and bestowed him,
Our inspiredknowledge.
66. Musa said to him, 'should I remain withyou on the condition that you will teach me of the right things which
you have been taught.
67. He said, 'you can never stay with me.'
68. And how you willkeep patience over that whichyour knowledge encompasses not?
69. Musa said, 'soon if Allah will,you will find me patient, and I shall not disobey you in any affair.
70. He said, 'If youremain with me, then ask, not anything, unless I myself mention it.
71. Now both of them set out, until when they embarked in a boat, he cleaved it. Musa told, 'haveyou cleaved it in
order to drown its passengers, undoubtedly you have done a wrong thing.'
72. He said? ' Did I not tellyou, thatyou would not be able to stay with me.'
73. Musa said, 'catch me not for what I forgot and put not difficulty in my affair on me.
74. Again, both of them set out, until when they met a boy hekilled him, Musa said. 'Have youkilled an innocent
soul without his havingkilled another? Undoubtedly you have done a hideous thing'.
75. He said, 'Had I not told you, that you could neverkeep company with me'?
76. Musa said, 'If I ask anything toyou after this, thenkeep not company with me; undoubtedly, your excuse is
already fulfilled from my side'.
77. Again both went on till they came to the people of a village, they asked the villagers for food, but they refused
to entertain them, then the two found a wall about to fall, he set it upright. Musa said, 'if you had wished,you
could have taken a wage for it'.
78. He said, 'this is the separation between me and you'; now I shall tellyou the explanation of those things over
which you could not have patience.
79. As for the boat, it belonged to certain poor people who were working in the sea, then I intended to make it
faulty and behind them, there was a king who used to seize every perfect boat forcibly.
80. And as for the boy, his parents were Muslims, then we feared that he might involve them in contumacy and
infidelity.
81. Then we intended their Lord might give them one better than he in purity and nearer in affection.
82. As for that wall, it belonged to the two orphan lads of the city and underneath it was their treasure and their
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father was a noble man; then your Lord desired that those two shouldreach their maturity and bring forth their
treasure as a mercy fromyour Lord, and this I did, not of my own biding. This is the significance of those
things on which you could not have patience.
83. And they ask you about Zulqarnain, say, you; 'I recite toyou an account of him'.
84. Undoubtedly, We gave him a control in the earth and bestowed him a means of everything.
85. Then he followed a way.
86. Till when hereached the place of sun setting, he found it setting in a spring of black mud, and he found a
people there. We said, 'O Zulqarnain, either you punish them or do good to them'.
87. He submitted, 'as one who did injustice, we shall punish him soon, then he will be returned towards his Lord,
He will strike him with an evil striking'.
88. And one who believed and did good deeds then therecompense for him is the good; and soon We shall speak
to him easy affair.
89. Again, he followed a way.
90. Until, when hereached the place of sun rising he found it rising on a people for whom We had not put any
shelter against the sun.
91. So is the talk. And whatever he had, Ourknowledge encompasses all.
92. Again, he followed a way.
93. Until when hereached between two mountains, he found inside them some such people who deemed not to
understand any word.
94. They said, 'O Zulqarnain, undoubtedly, Yajuj (Gog) and Majuj (Magog) create mischief in the earth, should we
then fix some tribute foryou on the condition that you may set up a wall between us and them.'
95. He said, 'that upon which my Lord has given me control is better, then help me with strength, I may make a
strong barrier betweenyou and them.'
96. Bring to me the pieces of iron, till when he leveled the wall upto the sides of the two mountains, he said,
'blow', till when he made it a fire, said he, 'bring me, that I may pour molten copper on it'.
97. Then Yajuj and Majuj could neither climb over it, and nor could make a hole in it.
98. He said, 'this is a mercy from my Lord, 'then when the promise of my Lord will come, He will break it into
pieces, and the promise of my Lord is ever true.'
99. And on that day We shall leave them that one group, of them will surge over the other and the trumpet shall
be blown, then We shall gather them all together.
100. And We shall bring the Hell before the infidels.
101. Those upon whose eyes there were covering from My remembrance and could not hear the truth.
102. Do then the infidels bondmen as their supporters beside Me? Undoubtedly We have already prepared hell for
the hospitality of the infidels.
103. Say you, 'shall I tell you. Whose actions are worst?
104. Those whose all struggles were lost in the life of the world and they imagine that they are doing good work.
105. These are the people who disbelieved in the signs of their Lord and in His meeting. Therefore all - their deeds
arevain, and We shall not establish any weight for them on the day of judgement.
106. This is their recompense, the Hell for they disbelieved and took My Signs and My Messengers in mockery.
107. Undoubtedly, those who believed and did good deeds, the gardens of paradise are for their hospitality.
108. They shall dwell in it forever, not willing to change the place therefrom.
109. Say you, 'if the sea be the ink for the words of myLord, then necessarily, the sea would be exhausted and the
words of my Lord would not come to an end, though We may bring the like of it for help.'
110. Say you, 'apparently in facial outlook of a man, I am like you, Ireceive revelation thatyour God is one God,
then who-so-ever hopes to meet hisLord, he should do noble deeds and associate not any one in the worship
of his Lord
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ALLAH in the name of The Most Affectionate, the Merciful.
1. All praise to Allah Who sent down the Book upon His Bondman and has not put therein any crookedness.
2. The Book of justice that may warn of severe punishment from Allah and that may give the believers who do
good deeds the glad-tidings that for them there is goodreward.
3. In it, they shall abide forever.
4. And that it may warn those who say, 'Allah has taken a son for Himself.'
5. They have no knowledge about it nor their forefathers. What a monstrous word it is, that comes out from their
mouths. They are merely telling a lie.
6. Then haply you will riskyour life with grief after them if they believe not in this discourse.
7. Undoubtedly We adorned the earth whatever is on it, so that We may test them as to which of them is best in
works.
8. And undoubtedly whatever is on it, We shall one day leave it as a barren field.
9. Didyou know that the men of the cave and of the forest's, side were of Our a wonderful sign?
10. When those youths tookrefuge in the cave and said, 'O our Lord, 'grant to us mercy from yourself and provide
for us guidance in our affair.
11. Then ' We smote their ears many years in the cave.
12. Then we raised them up that We might see which of the two groups mostrightly tell the period of their stay
there.
13. We relate toyou their story with truth. They were someyoung men who believed in their Lord and We
increased them in guidance.
14. We solaced their hearts when they stood up and said. 'Our Lord is He Who is theLord of heavens and earth,
we shall not worship any god beside Him, if we did so, then necessarily we uttered crossing the limit.
15. These our people have taken for themselves gods besides Him. Why then they do not bring for them a bright
authority? Then who is more unjust than he who fabricates a lie against Allah.
16. And whenyou have separated yourselves from them and from all that which they worship beside Allah, then
take refuge in the cave, your lord will unfold for you His mercy and will prepare an easy arrangement of your
affairs.
17. AndO beloved! You will see the sun when itrises, moves away from their cave to theright and when it sets,
turn away from them on the left, whereas they are in the open space of the cave. This is of the signs of Allah.
He whom Allah guides is on the right way, and he whom He sends astray, for him you will never find a
supporter to guide.
18. Andyou might deem them awake and they sleep and We turn them about to the right and to the left and their
dog has stretched his forelegs at the thresh hold of the Cave.O listener! if you had a look peeping at them,
then you would have run away turningyour back and would have surely filled with terror of them.
19. And likewise We did rouse them that they might question one another.One spokesman of them spoke, 'How
long have you stayed here, some of them spoke, 'We stayed a day or part of a day'. Others spoke, 'Your Lord
knows well how long you stayed', now then send one of you with this silver, to the city, then let him look for
which food is the cleaner there and that he may bring for you provision from it, and let him be courteous and
let him not inform anyone aboutyou.
20. Undoubtedly, if they wouldknow you, then they would stoneyou or makeyou revert to their faith and if it
were so, thenyou would never get any good.
21. Likewise We did inform of them that the people might know that Allah's promise is true and that the Hour -
there is no doubt about it. When they began disputing among themselves about their affair' then they said'
'build over their cave any building? TheirLord knows well about them. Those who prevailed in their affair said,
'we swear that we shall erect over them a mosque.'
22. Now they will say, They are three and the fourth one is their dog', and some will say. 'They are five and sixth
one is their dog, without seeing guessing atrandom, 'and some will say, they are seven and the eight one is
their dog.' Sayyou, 'My Lord knows well their number, none knows them but a few, so debate not about them,
but the discussion to the extent outwardly expressed, and ask not to any man of the Book about them.
23. And never say of any thing that I will do this tomorrow.
24. But that Allah please, addrememberyour Lord when you forget and say like this, 'it is near that myLord might
make me see theright path nearer than this.'
25. And they stayed in their cave three hundredyears. Nine more.
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26. Say you, 'Allah knows well, how long they stayed. For Him alone is all the unseen of heavens and earth. What
excellent He sees and what excellent He hears. They have no protector beside Him and He associates no one in
His order.
27. Andrecite what has been revealed to you of the Book of your Lord, there is none to alter His words, and never
you will find refuge beside Him.
28. Andkeep yourself familiar to those who call upon their Lord in the morning and evening seeking His pleasure
and your eyes should not see others leaving them; wouldyou like the adornment of the life of this world? And
obey not him whose heart We have made neglectful ofOur remembrance and who followed his own desire and
whose affair exceeded the limit.
29. And say, 'the truth is from yourLord, then whoso will, let him believe and whoso will, let him disbelieve,
undoubtedly We have already prepared for the unjust a fire whose walls would surround them. And if they
complain for water, then they will be helped with water, which is like molten lead that will burn the faces. What
a bad drink it is, and the hell what an evil place to stay.
30. Undoubtedly those who believed and did good deeds. We shall not waste thereward of those whose works are
good.
31. For them, there are gardens for habitation beneath which streams flow. They will be adorned therein with
bracelets of gold and will wear green garments of silk and heavy brocade, leaning therein onraised couches,
and the paradise, what a goodresting-place
32. And state to them the position of two men, that to one of them We provided with two gardens of grapes and
covered them with date-palms and We placed agricultural farming in between.
33. Both gardens brought forth their fruits and gave nothing short in it, and We caused to flow streams amidst
both.
34. And he had fruits, then he said to his companion, and he used to argue with him, 'I have greater wealth than
you and am stronger in respect of men.'
35. And he entered in his garden while wronging his soul. He said, 'I do not think that it will ever perish';
36. And I do not think that the Hour will ever come, and even if I amreturned to myLord, then I shall surely, get a
better place ofreturn than this garden.
37. His companion replied to him while arguing with him, 'doyou disbelieve in Him Who created you from dust
then from a purified drop of water, then made you aright man?'
38. But I say only this that He, Allah, is my Lord and I associate none with my Lord'.
39. And why it was not so that whenyou entered in your garden thenyou would have told, as Allah wills, we have
no power but the help of Allah, if you see me as less than you in wealth and offspring.
40. Then it is near that my Lord will give me something better thanyour garden and send down thunder bolt from
heaven on your garden, then it may become a bare plain ground.
41. Or its water sink in the ground, thenyou could never be able to find it.
42. And his fruits were encompassed, then heremained wringing his hands for what he had spent in that garden
and it had fallen on its trellises and he is sayingOh; 'If I would not have associated anyone with myLord'.
43. And he had no party to help him against Allah, nor he was able to take revenge.
44. Here it becomes clear that the authority is of Allah, the True. His reward the best and best is the end of
believing in Him
45. Andrelate to them the example of the life of the World, it is as a water We sent down from the heaven, then
the greenery of the earth because of it came out thickly and then it became dry grass which the wind scatter.
And Allah is powerful over everything.
46. The wealth and sons are an adornment of the life of this world and the lasting are the good things, their
reward is better with yourLord and is best in hope.
47. And the Day We shall cause the mountains to move and you will see the earth clean open and We shallrise
them, then We shall not leave any one of them.
48. And all shall be presented before yourLord standing inrows. Undoubtedly you have Come to Us same as We
had made you at first, butyou thought that We would never fix any time of the promise.
49. And the book shall be put, then you will see the culprits fearing for what is written therein and will say, 'Oh!
Woe to us, what happened to this writing? It left neither any small sin nor a big sin that has not been
encompassed, and they found all that they did before them. Andyour  -Lord is not unjust to anyone.
50. Andremember when We ordered angels to prostrate before Adam, then all prostrated save Iblees (Devil). He
was of the Jinn, and then he went out of the command of hisLord. Do you take him and his offsprings for
friends apart from Me? And they are your enemies what an evil exchanges the unjust got.
51. I had neither made them sit before Me while creating heavens and earth nor while creating themselves, and
nor it is befitting to My Dignity that I should make My supporters to those who lead astray to others.
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52. And the Day when He will say, 'call My associates, whom you fancied, 'then they will call them; they will not
answer them, and We shall set a field of destruction between them.
53. And the guilty will see the Fire and will believe that they are to call in it and will, find no way ofreturn from it.
54. And undoubtedly, We have explained invaried manner allkinds of examples in thisQuran for the people. And
the man is over every thing most contentious.
55. And what hindered men from believing when guidance came to them and from asking forgiveness from their
Lord. but that the traditions of the ancients should come to them or that, the varied torments should come
upon them.
56. And We send not the messengers but as bearers of glad tidings and as warners and those who are infidels
contend with falsehood that they may subvert the truth therewith. And they took My signs and what they were
warned of as a joke.
57. And who is more unjust than he who when he is reminded of the signs of his Lord turns away his face from
them, and forgets what his hands have sent forward. We have put covers on their hearts that they may not
understandQuran and in their ears heaviness. And ifyou call them towards guidance then too, they will never
find the way,
58. Andyour Lord is the Forgiver, full of mercy. If He would have seized them for what they did then He would
have hastened torment for them. But for them there is an appointed time against which they will not find any
refuge.
59. And these towns: We have destroyed when they committed injustices, and We had appointed a fixed time for
their destruction.
60. Andrecall; when Musa said to his servant, 'I shall not desist until Ireach there where two seas have joined, or
I go on for ages.
61. Then when they both reached the meeting place of two seas they forgot their fish, and it found its way in the
sea making an underground passage.
62. Then when they had passed over from there, Musa told his servant, bring my breakfast, we have no doubt
faced great hardship in this Journey.
63. He said, please see, when we took rest near that rock, then undoubtedly I forgot the fish, and the Satan (devil)
made me forget so that I may mention it and it took its way in the sea, it is strange.
64. Musa said, 'that is what we wanted; then turned backretracing their footsteps.
65. Then they found a bondman fromOur bondmen, whom We gave mercy fromOurselves and bestowed him,
Our inspiredknowledge.
66. Musa said to him, 'should I remain withyou on the condition that you will teach me of the right things which
you have been taught.
67. He said, 'you can never stay with me.'
68. And how you willkeep patience over that whichyour knowledge encompasses not?
69. Musa said, 'soon if Allah will,you will find me patient, and I shall not disobey you in any affair.
70. He said, 'If youremain with me, then ask, not anything, unless I myself mention it.
71. Now both of them set out, until when they embarked in a boat, he cleaved it. Musa told, 'haveyou cleaved it in
order to drown its passengers, undoubtedly you have done a wrong thing.'
72. He said? ' Did I not tellyou, thatyou would not be able to stay with me.'
73. Musa said, 'catch me not for what I forgot and put not difficulty in my affair on me.
74. Again, both of them set out, until when they met a boy hekilled him, Musa said. 'Have youkilled an innocent
soul without his havingkilled another? Undoubtedly you have done a hideous thing'.
75. He said, 'Had I not told you, that you could neverkeep company with me'?
76. Musa said, 'If I ask anything toyou after this, thenkeep not company with me; undoubtedly, your excuse is
already fulfilled from my side'.
77. Again both went on till they came to the people of a village, they asked the villagers for food, but they refused
to entertain them, then the two found a wall about to fall, he set it upright. Musa said, 'if you had wished,you
could have taken a wage for it'.
78. He said, 'this is the separation between me and you'; now I shall tellyou the explanation of those things over
which you could not have patience.
79. As for the boat, it belonged to certain poor people who were working in the sea, then I intended to make it
faulty and behind them, there was a king who used to seize every perfect boat forcibly.
80. And as for the boy, his parents were Muslims, then we feared that he might involve them in contumacy and
infidelity.
81. Then we intended their Lord might give them one better than he in purity and nearer in affection.
82. As for that wall, it belonged to the two orphan lads of the city and underneath it was their treasure and their
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father was a noble man; then your Lord desired that those two shouldreach their maturity and bring forth their
treasure as a mercy fromyour Lord, and this I did, not of my own biding. This is the significance of those
things on which you could not have patience.
83. And they ask you about Zulqarnain, say, you; 'I recite toyou an account of him'.
84. Undoubtedly, We gave him a control in the earth and bestowed him a means of everything.
85. Then he followed a way.
86. Till when hereached the place of sun setting, he found it setting in a spring of black mud, and he found a
people there. We said, 'O Zulqarnain, either you punish them or do good to them'.
87. He submitted, 'as one who did injustice, we shall punish him soon, then he will be returned towards his Lord,
He will strike him with an evil striking'.
88. And one who believed and did good deeds then therecompense for him is the good; and soon We shall speak
to him easy affair.
89. Again, he followed a way.
90. Until, when hereached the place of sun rising he found it rising on a people for whom We had not put any
shelter against the sun.
91. So is the talk. And whatever he had, Ourknowledge encompasses all.
92. Again, he followed a way.
93. Until when hereached between two mountains, he found inside them some such people who deemed not to
understand any word.
94. They said, 'O Zulqarnain, undoubtedly, Yajuj (Gog) and Majuj (Magog) create mischief in the earth, should we
then fix some tribute foryou on the condition that you may set up a wall between us and them.'
95. He said, 'that upon which my Lord has given me control is better, then help me with strength, I may make a
strong barrier betweenyou and them.'
96. Bring to me the pieces of iron, till when he leveled the wall upto the sides of the two mountains, he said,
'blow', till when he made it a fire, said he, 'bring me, that I may pour molten copper on it'.
97. Then Yajuj and Majuj could neither climb over it, and nor could make a hole in it.
98. He said, 'this is a mercy from my Lord, 'then when the promise of my Lord will come, He will break it into
pieces, and the promise of my Lord is ever true.'
99. And on that day We shall leave them that one group, of them will surge over the other and the trumpet shall
be blown, then We shall gather them all together.
100. And We shall bring the Hell before the infidels.
101. Those upon whose eyes there were covering from My remembrance and could not hear the truth.
102. Do then the infidels bondmen as their supporters beside Me? Undoubtedly We have already prepared hell for
the hospitality of the infidels.
103. Say you, 'shall I tell you. Whose actions are worst?
104. Those whose all struggles were lost in the life of the world and they imagine that they are doing good work.
105. These are the people who disbelieved in the signs of their Lord and in His meeting. Therefore all - their deeds
arevain, and We shall not establish any weight for them on the day of judgement.
106. This is their recompense, the Hell for they disbelieved and took My Signs and My Messengers in mockery.
107. Undoubtedly, those who believed and did good deeds, the gardens of paradise are for their hospitality.
108. They shall dwell in it forever, not willing to change the place therefrom.
109. Say you, 'if the sea be the ink for the words of myLord, then necessarily, the sea would be exhausted and the
words of my Lord would not come to an end, though We may bring the like of it for help.'
110. Say you, 'apparently in facial outlook of a man, I am like you, Ireceive revelation thatyour God is one God,
then who-so-ever hopes to meet hisLord, he should do noble deeds and associate not any one in the worship
of his Lordv