Al-Rahman

Qur'an

  Revealed 97th  

55:1
The Most Merciful

55:2
Taught the Qur'an,

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Created man,

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[And] taught him eloquence.

55:5
The sun and the moon [move] by precise calculation,

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And the stars and trees prostrate.

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And the heaven He raised and imposed the balance

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That you not transgress within the balance.

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And establish weight in justice and do not make deficient the balance.  [*Deuteronomy 25:15*Leviticus 19:35 - 36]

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And the earth He laid [out] for the creatures.

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Therein is fruit and palm trees having sheaths [of dates]

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And grain having husks and scented plants.

55:13
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:14
He created man from clay like [that of] pottery.

55:15
And He created the jinn from a smokeless flame of fire.

55:16
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:17
[He is] Lord of the two sunrises and Lord of the two sunsets.

55:18
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:19
He released the two seas, meeting;

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Between them is a barrier [so] neither of them transgresses.  [*Genesis 1:6 - 7, *2 Ezra 6:41]

55:21
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:22
From both of them emerge pearl and coral.

55:23
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:24
And to Him belong the ships [with sails] elevated in the sea like mountains.

55:25
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:26
Everyone upon the earth will perish,

55:27
And there will remain the Face of your Lord, Owner of Majesty and Honor.

55:28
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:29
Whoever is within the heavens and earth asks Him; every day He is bringing about a matter.

55:30
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:31
We will attend to you, O prominent beings.

55:32
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:33
O company of jinn and mankind, if you are able to pass beyond the regions of the heavens and the earth, then pass.  You will not pass except by authority [from God].

55:34
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:35
There will be sent upon you a flame of fire and smoke, and you will not defend yourselves.

55:36
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:37
And when the heaven is split open and becomes rose-colored like oil -

55:38
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?  -

55:39
Then on that Day none will be asked about his sin among men or jinn.

55:40
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:41
The criminals will be known by their marks, and they will be seized by the forelocks and the feet.

55:42
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:43
This is Hell, which the criminals deny.

55:44
They will go around between it and scalding water, heated [to the utmost degree].

55:45
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:46
But for he who has feared the position of his Lord are two gardens -

55:47
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?  -

55:48
Having [spreading] branches.

55:49
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:50
In both of them are two springs, flowing.

55:51
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:52
In both of them are of every fruit, two kinds.

55:53
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:54
[They are] reclining on beds whose linings are of silk brocade, and the fruit of the two gardens is hanging low.

55:55
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:56
In them are women limiting [their] glances, untouched before them by man or jinni -

55:57
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?  -

55:58
As if they were rubies and coral.

55:59
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:60
Is the reward for good [anything] but good?

55:61
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:62
And below them both [in excellence] are two [other] gardens -

55:63
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?  -

55:64
Dark green [in color].

55:65
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:66
In both of them are two springs, spouting.

55:67
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:68
In both of them are fruit and palm trees and pomegranates.

55:69
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:70
In them are good and beautiful women -

55:71
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?  -

55:72
Fair ones reserved in pavilions -

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So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?  -

55:74
Untouched before them by man or jinni -

55:75
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?  -

55:76
Reclining on green cushions and beautiful fine carpets.

55:77
So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny?

55:78
Blessed is the name of your Lord, Owner of Majesty and Honor.

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