أَتَىٰ أَمْرُ اللَّهِ فَلَا تَسْتَعْجِلُوهُ سُبْحَانَهُ وَتَعَالَىٰ عَمَّا يُشْرِكُونَ
GOD'S JUDGMENT is [bound to] come: do not, therefore, call for its speedy advent! Limitless is He in His glory and sublimely exalted above anything to which men may ascribe a share in His divinity! (1)
يُنَزِّلُ الْمَلَائِكَةَ بِالرُّوحِ مِنْ أَمْرِهِ عَلَىٰ مَنْ يَشَاءُ مِنْ عِبَادِهِ أَنْ أَنْذِرُوا أَنَّهُ لَا إِلَٰهَ إِلَّا أَنَا فَاتَّقُونِ
He causes the angels to descend with this divine inspiration, [bestowed] at His behest upon whomever He wills of His servants: "Warn [all human beings] that there is no deity save Me: be, therefore, conscious of Me!" (2)
خَلَقَ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضَ بِالْحَقِّ تَعَالَىٰ عَمَّا يُشْرِكُونَ
He has created the heavens and the earth in accordance with [an inner] truth; sublimely exalted is He above anything to which men may ascribe a share in His divinity! (3)
خَلَقَ الْإِنْسَانَ مِنْ نُطْفَةٍ فَإِذَا هُوَ خَصِيمٌ مُبِينٌ
He creates man out of a [mere] drop of sperm: and lo! this same being shows himself endowed with the power to think and to argue! (4)
وَالْأَنْعَامَ خَلَقَهَا لَكُمْ فِيهَا دِفْءٌ وَمَنَافِعُ وَمِنْهَا تَأْكُلُونَ
And He creates cattle: you derive warmth from them, and [various other] uses; and from them you obtain food; (5)
وَلَكُمْ فِيهَا جَمَالٌ حِينَ تُرِيحُونَ وَحِينَ تَسْرَحُونَ
and you find beauty in them when you drive them home in the evenings and when you take them out to pasture in the mornings. (6)
وَتَحْمِلُ أَثْقَالَكُمْ إِلَىٰ بَلَدٍ لَمْ تَكُونُوا بَالِغِيهِ إِلَّا بِشِقِّ الْأَنْفُسِ إِنَّ رَبَّكُمْ لَرَءُوفٌ رَحِيمٌ
And they carry your loads to [many] a place which [otherwise] you would be unable to reach without great hardship to yourselves. Verily, your Sustainer is most compassionate, a dispenser of grace! (7)
وَالْخَيْلَ وَالْبِغَالَ وَالْحَمِيرَ لِتَرْكَبُوهَا وَزِينَةً وَيَخْلُقُ مَا لَا تَعْلَمُونَ
And [it is He who creates] horses and mules and asses for you to ride, as well as for [their] beauty: and He will yet create things of which [today] you have no knowledge. (8)
وَعَلَى اللَّهِ قَصْدُ السَّبِيلِ وَمِنْهَا جَائِرٌ وَلَوْ شَاءَ لَهَدَاكُمْ أَجْمَعِينَ
And [because He is your Creator,] it rests with God alone to show you the right path: yet there is [many a one] who swerves from it. However, had He so willed, He would have guided you all aright. (9)
And ye have a sense of pride and beauty in them as ye drive them home in the evening, and as ye lead them forth to pasture in the morning.
— Abdullah Yusuf Ali
And wherein is beauty for you, when ye bring them home, and when ye take them out to pasture.
— Marmaduke Pickthall
And there is beauty in them for you when you drive them back (to home), and when you send them forth (to pasture).
— M. Habib Shakir
And wherein is beauty for you, when you bring them home in the evening, and as you lead them forth to pasture in the morning.
— Taqiuddin Hilali and M. Mohsin Khan
And for you there is beauty in them as ye drive them at eventide and as ye drive them out to pasture.
— Abdul-Majid Daryabadi
In them there is beauty for you when you bring them home and when you lead them to pasture.
— Hasan Qaribullah and Ahmed Darwish
and in them is beauty for you, when you bring them home to rest and when you take them out to pasture;
— Ayub Khan
And in them there is ornament and dignity for you when you bring them home in the evening and when you drive them forth to pasture in the morning.
— Sher Ali
and you find beauty in them when you drive them home in the evenings and when you take them out to pasture in the mornings.
— Muhammad Asad
and there is beauty in them for you, when you bring them home to rest and when you drive them forth abroad to pasture;
— Arthur Arberry
And you find beauty in them as you drive them to pasture in the morning and as you drive them back home in the evening;
— Abu'l Ala Maududi