32. Adoration (As-Sajdah)
Revealed before the
Hijrah. This chapter has 30 verses.
In the Name of Allah,
Most Gracious, Most Merciful.
is) the Revelation of the Book in which there is no doubt,- from the Lord of
3. Or do
they say, "He has forged it"? Nay, it is the Truth from thy Lord,
that thou mayest admonish a people to whom no warner has come before thee: in order
that they may be rightly guided.
4. It is
Allah Who has created the heavens and the earth, and all between them, in six
Days, then He established Himself on the Throne: ye have none, besides Him, to
protect or intercede (for you): will ye not then receive admonition?
directs the affairs from the heavens to the earth: then it ascends unto Him, on
a Day, the measure of which is a thousand years of your reckoning.
6. Such is
He, the Knower of all things, hidden and open, the Exalted (in power), the
7. He Who
created all things in the best, and He began the creation of man from clay,
made his progeny from a quintessence of despised fluid:
9. But He
fashioned him in due proportion, and breathed into him of His spirit. And He
gave you (the faculties of) hearing and sight and understanding: little thanks
do ye give!
they say: "What! When we lie, hidden and lost, in the earth, shall we
indeed be in a Creation renewed? Nay, they deny the Meeting with their
"The Angel of Death, put in charge of you, will (duly) take your souls:
then shall ye be brought back to your Lord."
only thou couldst see when the guilty ones will bend low their heads before
their Lord, (saying:) "Our Lord! We have seen and we have heard: Now then
send us back (to the world): we will work righteousness: for we do indeed (now)
13. If We
had so willed, We could certainly have brought every soul its true guidance:
but the Word from Me will come true, "I will fill Hell with Jinns and men
"Taste ye then - for ye forgot the Meeting of this Day of yours, and We
too will forget you - taste ye the Chastisement of Eternity for your (evil)
those believe in Our Signs, who, when they are recited to them, fall down in
adoration, and celebrate the praises of their Lord, nor are they (ever) puffed
up with pride.
do forsake their beds of sleep, the while they call on their Lord, in Fear and
Hope: and they spend (in charity) out of the sustenance which We have bestowed
17. Now no
person knows what delights of the eye are kept hidden (in reserve) for them -
as a reward for their (good) deeds.
then the man who believes no better than the man who is rebellious and wicked?
Not equal are they.
those who believe and do righteous deeds are Gardens as hospitable homes, for
their (good) deeds.
20. As to
those who are rebellious and wicked, their abode will be the Fire: every time
they wish to get away therefrom, they will be forced thereinto, and it will be
said to them: "Taste ye the Chastisement of the Fire, the which ye were
wont to reject as false."
21. And indeed
We will make them taste of the Chastisement (of this life) before the greater
chastisement, in order that they may (repent and) return.
who does more wrong than one to whom are recited the Signs of his Lord, and who
then turns away therefrom? Verily from those who transgress We shall exact
23. We did
indeed aforetime give the Book to Moses: be not then in doubt of its reaching
(thee): and We made it a guide to the Children of Israel.
24. And We
appointed, from among them, leaders, giving guidance under Our command, so long
as they persevered with patience and continued to have faith in Our Signs.
thy Lord will judge between them on the Day of Judgment, in the matters wherein
they differ (among themselves)
it not teach them a lesson, how many generations We destroyed before them, in
whose dwellings they (now) go to and fro? Verily in that are Signs: do they not
27. And do
they not see that We do drive rain to parched soil (bare of herbage), and
produce therewith crops, providing food for their cattle and themselves? Have
they not the vision?
say: "When will this Decision be, if ye are telling the truth?"
"On the Day of Decision, no profit will it be to Unbelievers if they
(then) believe! Nor will they be granted a respite."
turn away from them, and wait: they too are waiting.