VERSES
206
PAGES
151-176

Name

This Surah takes its name from vv. 46-47 in which mention of A'araf occurs.

Period of Revelation

A study of its contents clearly shows that the period of its revelation is about the same as that of Al-An'am, i. e., the last year of the Holy Prophet's life at Makkah, but it cannot be asserted with certainty which of these two was sent down earlier. Anyhow the manner of its admonition clearly indicates that it belongs to the same period. As both have the same historical background the reader should keep in view the preface to Al-An'am.

Topics of Discussion

The principal subject of this surah is "invitation to the Divine Message sent down to Muhammad" (Allah's peace be upon him), which is couched in a warning. This is because the Messenger had spent a long time in admonishing the people of Makkah without any tangible effect on them. Nay, they had turned a deaf ear to his message and become so obdurate and antagonistic that, in accordance with the Divine Design, the Messenger was going to be commanded to leave them and turn to other people,. That is why they are being admonished to accept the Message but, at the same time, they are being warned in strong terms of the consequences that followed the wrong attitude of the former people towards their Messengers. (Now that the Holy Prophet was going to" migrate from Makkah the concluding portion of the address has been directed towards the people of the Book with whom he was going to come into contact. This meant that the time of migration was coming near and the "invitation" was going to be extended to mankind in general, and was not to be confined to his own people in particular as before.

During the course of the address to the Jews, the consequences of their hypocritical conduct towards Prophethood have also been pointed out clearly, for they professed to believe in Prophet Moses but in practice opposed his teachings, disobeyed him and worshiped falsehood and consequently were afflicted with ignominy and disgrace.

At the end of the Surah, some instructions have been given to the Holy Prophet and his followers for carrying out the work of the propagation of Islam with wisdom. The most important of these is that they should show patience and exercise restraint in answer to the provocations of their opponents. Above all, they have been advised that under stress of the excitement of feeling, they should not take any wrung step that might harm their cause.

Subject: Invitation to the Divine Message

Topics and their Interconnection

In this passage, the people have been invited to follow the Message sent down to them through Muhammad (Allah's peace be upon him) and warned of the consequences of its rejection. 1 - 10

The story of Adam has been related with a view to warning his descendants against the evil devices of Satan who is ever ready to mislead them as he did in the case of Adam and Eve. 11 - 25

This passage contains some Divine instructions, and contrasts these with Satan's instructions, and depicts a graphic picture of the results and the consequences of the two. 26 - 53

As the Message has been sent down by Allah (Who is the Creator of the heavens and the earth and everything in them), it should be followed, for it is like the rain He sends down to give life to the dead earth. 54 - 58

Events from the lives of some well-known Prophets - Noah, Hud, Salih, Lot, Shu`aib, Moses (Allah's peace be upon them all) -- have been related to show the consequences of the rejection of the Message, and the addressees of Prophet Muhammad (Allah's peace be upon him) have been admonished to accept and follow the Message in order to escape perdition. 59 - 171

As the Covenant with the Israelites was mentioned at the end of the preceding passage, the whole mankind has been reminded very appropriately of the Covenant that was made at the time of the appointment of Adam as the Vicegerent of Allah so that all of his descendants should remember it and accept and follow the Message that was delivered by the Holy Prophet. 172 - 174

The example of the one who had the knowledge of the Message but discarded it, has been cited as a warning to those who were treating the Message as false; they have been exhorted to use their faculties to recognize the Message; otherwise Hell would be there abode. 175 - 179

In this concluding portion of the Surah, some deviations of those who do not use their faculties properly to understand the Message have been dealt with and they have been admonished, reproved and warned of the serious consequences of their antagonistic attitude towards the Message of the Holy Prophet. 180 - 198

In conclusion, instructions have been given to the Holy Prophet, and through him to his followers, about the attitude they should adopt towards those who reject the Message and deviate from it. 199 - 206

Source: Sayyid Abul Ala Maududi - Tafhim al-Qur'an - The Meaning of the Quran

ﭑﭒﭓ

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وَقَطَّعْنَاهُمُ اثْنَتَيْ عَشْرَةَ أَسْبَاطًا أُمَمًا ۚ وَأَوْحَيْنَا إِلَىٰ مُوسَىٰ إِذِ اسْتَسْقَاهُ قَوْمُهُ أَنِ اضْرِب بِّعَصَاكَ الْحَجَرَ ۖ فَانبَجَسَتْ مِنْهُ اثْنَتَا عَشْرَةَ عَيْنًا ۖ قَدْ عَلِمَ كُلُّ أُنَاسٍ مَّشْرَبَهُمْ ۚ وَظَلَّلْنَا عَلَيْهِمُ الْغَمَامَ وَأَنزَلْنَا عَلَيْهِمُ الْمَنَّ وَالسَّلْوَىٰ ۖ كُلُوا مِن طَيِّبَاتِ مَا رَزَقْنَاكُمْ ۚ وَمَا ظَلَمُونَا وَلَٰكِن كَانُوا أَنفُسَهُمْ يَظْلِمُونَ

French

Nous les répartîmes en douze tribus, (en douze) communautés. Et Nous révélâmes à Moïse, lorsque son peuple lui demanda de l'eau : "Frappe le rocher avec ton bâton." Et voilà qu'en jaillirent douze sources. Chaque tribu sut son abreuvoir. Nous les couvrîmes de l'ombre du nuage, et fîmes descendre sur eux la manne et les cailles : "Mangez des bonnes choses que Nous vous avons attribuées." Et ce n'est pas à Nous qu'ils ont fait du tort, mais c'est à eux même qu'ils en faisaient.

Sahih International

And We divided them into twelve descendant tribes [as distinct] nations. And We inspired to Moses when his people implored him for water, "Strike with your staff the stone," and there gushed forth from it twelve springs. Every people knew its watering place. And We shaded them with clouds and sent down upon them manna and quails, [saying], "Eat from the good things with which We have provided you." And they wronged Us not, but they were [only] wronging themselves.

وَإِذْ قِيلَ لَهُمُ اسْكُنُوا هَٰذِهِ الْقَرْيَةَ وَكُلُوا مِنْهَا حَيْثُ شِئْتُمْ وَقُولُوا حِطَّةٌ وَادْخُلُوا الْبَابَ سُجَّدًا نَّغْفِرْ لَكُمْ خَطِيئَاتِكُمْ ۚ سَنَزِيدُ الْمُحْسِنِينَ

French

Et lorsqu'il leur fut dit : "Habitez cette cité et mangez [de ses produits] à votre guise, mais dites : rémission [à nos pêchés] et entrez par la porte en vous prosternant. Nous vous pardonnerons vos fautes; et aux bienfaisants (d'entre vous,) Nous accorderons davantage".

Sahih International

And [mention, O Muhammad], when it was said to them, "Dwell in this city and eat from it wherever you will and say, 'Relieve us of our burdens,' and enter the gate bowing humbly; We will [then] forgive you your sins. We will increase the doers of good [in goodness and reward]."

فَبَدَّلَ الَّذِينَ ظَلَمُوا مِنْهُمْ قَوْلًا غَيْرَ الَّذِي قِيلَ لَهُمْ فَأَرْسَلْنَا عَلَيْهِمْ رِجْزًا مِّنَ السَّمَاءِ بِمَا كَانُوا يَظْلِمُونَ

Sahih International

But those who wronged among them changed [the words] to a statement other than that which had been said to them. So We sent upon them a punishment from the sky for the wrong that they were doing.

French

Puis, les injustes parmi eux changèrent en une autre, la parole qui leur était dite. Alors Nous envoyâmes du ciel un châtiment sur eux, pour le méfait qu'ils avaient commis.

وَاسْأَلْهُمْ عَنِ الْقَرْيَةِ الَّتِي كَانَتْ حَاضِرَةَ الْبَحْرِ إِذْ يَعْدُونَ فِي السَّبْتِ إِذْ تَأْتِيهِمْ حِيتَانُهُمْ يَوْمَ سَبْتِهِمْ شُرَّعًا وَيَوْمَ لَا يَسْبِتُونَ ۙ لَا تَأْتِيهِمْ ۚ كَذَٰلِكَ نَبْلُوهُم بِمَا كَانُوا يَفْسُقُونَ

French

Et interroges-les au sujet de la cité qui donnait sur la mer, lorsqu'on y transgressait le Sabbat ! Que leurs poissons venaient à eux faisant surfaces, au jour de leur Sabbat, et ne venaient pas à ceux le jour où ce n'était pas Sabbat ! Ainsi les éprouvions-Nous pour la perversité qu'ils commettaient .

Sahih International

And ask them about the town that was by the sea - when they transgressed in [the matter of] the sabbath - when their fish came to them openly on their sabbath day, and the day they had no sabbath they did not come to them. Thus did We give them trial because they were defiantly disobedient.

وَإِذْ قَالَتْ أُمَّةٌ مِّنْهُمْ لِمَ تَعِظُونَ قَوْمًا ۙ اللَّهُ مُهْلِكُهُمْ أَوْ مُعَذِّبُهُمْ عَذَابًا شَدِيدًا ۖ قَالُوا مَعْذِرَةً إِلَىٰ رَبِّكُمْ وَلَعَلَّهُمْ يَتَّقُونَ

French

Et quand parmi eux une communauté dit : "Pourquoi exhortez-vous un peuple qu'Allah va anéantir ou châtier d'un châtiment sévère ? " Ils répondirent : "Pour dégager notre responsabilité vis-à-vis de votre Seigneur; et que peut-être ils deviendront pieux ! "

Sahih International

And when a community among them said, "Why do you advise [or warn] a people whom Allah is [about] to destroy or to punish with a severe punishment?" they [the advisors] said, "To be absolved before your Lord and perhaps they may fear Him."

فَلَمَّا نَسُوا مَا ذُكِّرُوا بِهِ أَنجَيْنَا الَّذِينَ يَنْهَوْنَ عَنِ السُّوءِ وَأَخَذْنَا الَّذِينَ ظَلَمُوا بِعَذَابٍ بَئِيسٍ بِمَا كَانُوا يَفْسُقُونَ

Sahih International

And when they forgot that by which they had been reminded, We saved those who had forbidden evil and seized those who wronged, with a wretched punishment, because they were defiantly disobeying.

French

Puis, lorsqu'ils oublièrent ce qu'on leur avait rappelé, Nous sauvâmes ceux qui (leur) avaient interdit le mal et saisîmes par un châtiment rigoureux les injustes pour leurs actes pervers.

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فَلَمَّا عَتَوْا عَن مَّا نُهُوا عَنْهُ قُلْنَا لَهُمْ كُونُوا قِرَدَةً خَاسِئِينَ

French

Puis, lorsqu'ils refusèrent (par orgueil) d'abandonner ce qui leur avait été interdit, Nous leur dîmes : "Soyez des singes abjects".

Sahih International

So when they were insolent about that which they had been forbidden, We said to them, "Be apes, despised."

وَإِذْ تَأَذَّنَ رَبُّكَ لَيَبْعَثَنَّ عَلَيْهِمْ إِلَىٰ يَوْمِ الْقِيَامَةِ مَن يَسُومُهُمْ سُوءَ الْعَذَابِ ۗ إِنَّ رَبَّكَ لَسَرِيعُ الْعِقَابِ ۖ وَإِنَّهُ لَغَفُورٌ رَّحِيمٌ

Sahih International

And [mention] when your Lord declared that He would surely [continue to] send upon them until the Day of Resurrection those who would afflict them with the worst torment. Indeed, your Lord is swift in penalty; but indeed, He is Forgiving and Merciful.

French

Et lorsque ton Seigneur annonça qu'Il enverra certes contre eux quelqu'un qui leur imposera le pire châtiment jusqu'au Jour de la Résurrection. En vérité ton Seigneur est prompt à punir mais Il est aussi Pardonneur et Miséricordieux.

وَقَطَّعْنَاهُمْ فِي الْأَرْضِ أُمَمًا ۖ مِّنْهُمُ الصَّالِحُونَ وَمِنْهُمْ دُونَ ذَٰلِكَ ۖ وَبَلَوْنَاهُم بِالْحَسَنَاتِ وَالسَّيِّئَاتِ لَعَلَّهُمْ يَرْجِعُونَ

Sahih International

And We divided them throughout the earth into nations. Of them some were righteous, and of them some were otherwise. And We tested them with good [times] and bad that perhaps they would return [to obedience].

French

Et Nous les avons répartis en communautés sur la terre. Il y a parmi eux des gens de bien, mais il y en a qui le sont moins. Nous les avons éprouvés par les biens et par des maux, peut-être reviendraient-ils (au droit chemin).

فَخَلَفَ مِن بَعْدِهِمْ خَلْفٌ وَرِثُوا الْكِتَابَ يَأْخُذُونَ عَرَضَ هَٰذَا الْأَدْنَىٰ وَيَقُولُونَ سَيُغْفَرُ لَنَا وَإِن يَأْتِهِمْ عَرَضٌ مِّثْلُهُ يَأْخُذُوهُ ۚ أَلَمْ يُؤْخَذْ عَلَيْهِم مِّيثَاقُ الْكِتَابِ أَن لَّا يَقُولُوا عَلَى اللَّهِ إِلَّا الْحَقَّ وَدَرَسُوا مَا فِيهِ ۗ وَالدَّارُ الْآخِرَةُ خَيْرٌ لِّلَّذِينَ يَتَّقُونَ ۗ أَفَلَا تَعْقِلُونَ

French

Puis les suivirent des successeurs qui héritèrent le Livre, mais qui préférèrent ce qu'offre la vie d'ici-bas en disant : "Nous aurons le pardon." Et si des choses semblables s'offrent à eux, ils les acceptent. N'avait-on pas pris d'eux l'engagement du Livre, qu'ils ne diraient sur Allah que la vérité ? Ils avaient pourtant étudié ce qui s'y trouve. Et l'ultime demeure est meilleure pour ceux qui pratiquent la piété, - Ne comprendrez-vous donc pas ? -

Sahih International

And there followed them successors who inherited the Scripture [while] taking the commodities of this lower life and saying, "It will be forgiven for us." And if an offer like it comes to them, they will [again] take it. Was not the covenant of the Scripture taken from them that they would not say about Allah except the truth, and they studied what was in it? And the home of the Hereafter is better for those who fear Allah , so will you not use reason?

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وَالَّذِينَ يُمَسِّكُونَ بِالْكِتَابِ وَأَقَامُوا الصَّلَاةَ إِنَّا لَا نُضِيعُ أَجْرَ الْمُصْلِحِينَ

French

Et ceux qui se conforment au Livre et accomplissent la Salat, [en vérité], Nous ne laissons pas perdre la récompense de ceux qui s'amendent.

Sahih International

But those who hold fast to the Book and establish prayer - indeed, We will not allow to be lost the reward of the reformers.

وَإِذْ نَتَقْنَا الْجَبَلَ فَوْقَهُمْ كَأَنَّهُ ظُلَّةٌ وَظَنُّوا أَنَّهُ وَاقِعٌ بِهِمْ خُذُوا مَا آتَيْنَاكُم بِقُوَّةٍ وَاذْكُرُوا مَا فِيهِ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَتَّقُونَ

Sahih International

And [mention] when We raised the mountain above them as if it was a dark cloud and they were certain that it would fall upon them, [and Allah said], "Take what We have given you with determination and remember what is in it that you might fear Allah ."

French

Et lorsque Nous avons brandi au-dessus d'eux le Mont, Comme si c'eût été une ombrelle. Ils pensaient qu'il allait tomber sur eux. "Tenez fermement à ce que Nous vous donnons et rappelez-vous son contenu. Peut-être craindrez vous Allah" .

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وَإِذْ أَخَذَ رَبُّكَ مِن بَنِي آدَمَ مِن ظُهُورِهِمْ ذُرِّيَّتَهُمْ وَأَشْهَدَهُمْ عَلَىٰ أَنفُسِهِمْ أَلَسْتُ بِرَبِّكُمْ ۖ قَالُوا بَلَىٰ ۛ شَهِدْنَا ۛ أَن تَقُولُوا يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ إِنَّا كُنَّا عَنْ هَٰذَا غَافِلِينَ

Sahih International

And [mention] when your Lord took from the children of Adam - from their loins - their descendants and made them testify of themselves, [saying to them], "Am I not your Lord?" They said, "Yes, we have testified." [This] - lest you should say on the day of Resurrection, "Indeed, we were of this unaware."

French

Et quand ton Seigneur tira une descendance des reins des fils d'Adam et les fit témoigner sur eux-mêmes : "Ne suis-Je pas votre Seigneur ? " Ils répondirent : "Mais si, nous en témoignons..." - afin que vous ne disiez point, au Jour de la Résurrection : "Vraiment, nous n'y avons pas fait attention",

أَوْ تَقُولُوا إِنَّمَا أَشْرَكَ آبَاؤُنَا مِن قَبْلُ وَكُنَّا ذُرِّيَّةً مِّن بَعْدِهِمْ ۖ أَفَتُهْلِكُنَا بِمَا فَعَلَ الْمُبْطِلُونَ

Sahih International

Or [lest] you say, "It was only that our fathers associated [others in worship] with Allah before, and we were but descendants after them. Then would You destroy us for what the falsifiers have done?"

French

ou que vous auriez dit (tout simplement) : "Nos ancêtres autrefois donnaient des associés à Allah, et nous sommes leurs descendants, après eux. Vas-Tu nous détruire pour ce qu'ont fait les imposteurs ? "

وَكَذَٰلِكَ نُفَصِّلُ الْآيَاتِ وَلَعَلَّهُمْ يَرْجِعُونَ

French

Et c'est ainsi que Nous expliquons intelligemment les signes. Peut-être reviendront-ils !

Sahih International

And thus do We [explain in] detail the verses, and perhaps they will return.

وَاتْلُ عَلَيْهِمْ نَبَأَ الَّذِي آتَيْنَاهُ آيَاتِنَا فَانسَلَخَ مِنْهَا فَأَتْبَعَهُ الشَّيْطَانُ فَكَانَ مِنَ الْغَاوِينَ

Sahih International

And recite to them, [O Muhammad], the news of him to whom we gave [knowledge of] Our signs, but he detached himself from them; so Satan pursued him, and he became of the deviators.

French

Et raconte-leur l'histoire de celui à qui Nous avions donné Nos signes et qui s'en écarta. Le Diable, donc, l'entraîna dans sa suite et il devint ainsi du nombre des égarés.

وَلَوْ شِئْنَا لَرَفَعْنَاهُ بِهَا وَلَٰكِنَّهُ أَخْلَدَ إِلَى الْأَرْضِ وَاتَّبَعَ هَوَاهُ ۚ فَمَثَلُهُ كَمَثَلِ الْكَلْبِ إِن تَحْمِلْ عَلَيْهِ يَلْهَثْ أَوْ تَتْرُكْهُ يَلْهَث ۚ ذَّٰلِكَ مَثَلُ الْقَوْمِ الَّذِينَ كَذَّبُوا بِآيَاتِنَا ۚ فَاقْصُصِ الْقَصَصَ لَعَلَّهُمْ يَتَفَكَّرُونَ

Sahih International

And if We had willed, we could have elevated him thereby, but he adhered [instead] to the earth and followed his own desire. So his example is like that of the dog: if you chase him, he pants, or if you leave him, he [still] pants. That is the example of the people who denied Our signs. So relate the stories that perhaps they will give thought.

French

Et si Nous avions voulu, Nous l'aurions élevé par ces mêmes enseignements, mais il s'inclina vers la terre et suivit sa propre passion. Il est semblable à un chien qui halète si tu l'attaques, et qui halète aussi si tu le laisses. Tel est l'exemple des gens qui traitent de mensonges Nos signes. Eh bien, raconte le récit. Peut-être réfléchiront-ils !

سَاءَ مَثَلًا الْقَوْمُ الَّذِينَ كَذَّبُوا بِآيَاتِنَا وَأَنفُسَهُمْ كَانُوا يَظْلِمُونَ

Sahih International

How evil an example [is that of] the people who denied Our signs and used to wrong themselves.

French

Quel mauvais exemple que ces gens qui traitent de mensonges Nos signes, cependant que c'est à eux-mêmes qu'ils font de tort.

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مَن يَهْدِ اللَّهُ فَهُوَ الْمُهْتَدِي ۖ وَمَن يُضْلِلْ فَأُولَٰئِكَ هُمُ الْخَاسِرُونَ

French

Quiconque Allah guide, voilà le bien guidé. Et quiconque Il égare, voilà les perdants.

Sahih International

Whoever Allah guides - he is the [rightly] guided; and whoever He sends astray - it is those who are the losers.

وَلَقَدْ ذَرَأْنَا لِجَهَنَّمَ كَثِيرًا مِّنَ الْجِنِّ وَالْإِنسِ ۖ لَهُمْ قُلُوبٌ لَّا يَفْقَهُونَ بِهَا وَلَهُمْ أَعْيُنٌ لَّا يُبْصِرُونَ بِهَا وَلَهُمْ آذَانٌ لَّا يَسْمَعُونَ بِهَا ۚ أُولَٰئِكَ كَالْأَنْعَامِ بَلْ هُمْ أَضَلُّ ۚ أُولَٰئِكَ هُمُ الْغَافِلُونَ

French

Nous avons destiné beaucoup de djinns et d'hommes pour l'Enfer. Ils ont des coeurs, mais ne comprennent pas. Ils ont des yeux, mais ne voient pas. Ils ont des oreilles, mais n'entendent pas. Ceux-là sont comme les bestiaux, même plus égarés encore. Tels sont les insouciants.

Sahih International

And We have certainly created for Hell many of the jinn and mankind. They have hearts with which they do not understand, they have eyes with which they do not see, and they have ears with which they do not hear. Those are like livestock; rather, they are more astray. It is they who are the heedless.

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وَلِلَّهِ الْأَسْمَاءُ الْحُسْنَىٰ فَادْعُوهُ بِهَا ۖ وَذَرُوا الَّذِينَ يُلْحِدُونَ فِي أَسْمَائِهِ ۚ سَيُجْزَوْنَ مَا كَانُوا يَعْمَلُونَ

French

C'est à Allah qu'appartiennent les noms les plus beaux. Invoquez-Le par ces noms et laissez ceux qui profanent Ses noms : ils seront rétribués pour ce qu'ils ont fait.

Sahih International

And to Allah belong the best names, so invoke Him by them. And leave [the company of] those who practice deviation concerning His names. They will be recompensed for what they have been doing.

وَمِمَّنْ خَلَقْنَا أُمَّةٌ يَهْدُونَ بِالْحَقِّ وَبِهِ يَعْدِلُونَ

Sahih International

And among those We created is a community which guides by truth and thereby establishes justice.

French

Parmi ceux que Nous avons créés, il y a une communauté qui guide (les autres) selon la vérité et par celle-ci exerce la justice.

وَالَّذِينَ كَذَّبُوا بِآيَاتِنَا سَنَسْتَدْرِجُهُم مِّنْ حَيْثُ لَا يَعْلَمُونَ

Sahih International

But those who deny Our signs - We will progressively lead them [to destruction] from where they do not know.

French

Ceux qui traitent de mensonges Nos enseignements, Nous allons les conduire graduellement vers leur perte par des voies qu'ils ignorent.

وَأُمْلِي لَهُمْ ۚ إِنَّ كَيْدِي مَتِينٌ

French

Et Je leur accorderai un délai, car Mon stratagème est solide !

Sahih International

And I will give them time. Indeed, my plan is firm.

أَوَلَمْ يَتَفَكَّرُوا ۗ مَا بِصَاحِبِهِم مِّن جِنَّةٍ ۚ إِنْ هُوَ إِلَّا نَذِيرٌ مُّبِينٌ

Sahih International

Then do they not give thought? There is in their companion [Muhammad] no madness. He is not but a clear warner.

French

Est-ce qu'ils n'ont pas réfléchi ? Il n'y a point de folie en leur compagnon (Muhammad) : il n'est qu'un avertisseur explicite !

أَوَلَمْ يَنظُرُوا فِي مَلَكُوتِ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ وَمَا خَلَقَ اللَّهُ مِن شَيْءٍ وَأَنْ عَسَىٰ أَن يَكُونَ قَدِ اقْتَرَبَ أَجَلُهُمْ ۖ فَبِأَيِّ حَدِيثٍ بَعْدَهُ يُؤْمِنُونَ

Sahih International

Do they not look into the realm of the heavens and the earth and everything that Allah has created and [think] that perhaps their appointed time has come near? So in what statement hereafter will they believe?

French

N'ont-ils pas médité sur le royaume des cieux et de la terre, et toute chose qu'Allah a créée, et que leur terme est peut-être déjà proche ? En quelle parole croiront-ils après cela ?

مَن يُضْلِلِ اللَّهُ فَلَا هَادِيَ لَهُ ۚ وَيَذَرُهُمْ فِي طُغْيَانِهِمْ يَعْمَهُونَ

French

Quiconque Allah égare, pas de guide pour lui. Et Il les laisse dans leur transgression confus et hésitants.

Sahih International

Whoever Allah sends astray - there is no guide for him. And He leaves them in their transgression, wandering blindly.

ﯿ

يَسْأَلُونَكَ عَنِ السَّاعَةِ أَيَّانَ مُرْسَاهَا ۖ قُلْ إِنَّمَا عِلْمُهَا عِندَ رَبِّي ۖ لَا يُجَلِّيهَا لِوَقْتِهَا إِلَّا هُوَ ۚ ثَقُلَتْ فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ ۚ لَا تَأْتِيكُمْ إِلَّا بَغْتَةً ۗ يَسْأَلُونَكَ كَأَنَّكَ حَفِيٌّ عَنْهَا ۖ قُلْ إِنَّمَا عِلْمُهَا عِندَ اللَّهِ وَلَٰكِنَّ أَكْثَرَ النَّاسِ لَا يَعْلَمُونَ

Sahih International

They ask you, [O Muhammad], about the Hour: when is its arrival? Say, "Its knowledge is only with my Lord. None will reveal its time except Him. It lays heavily upon the heavens and the earth. It will not come upon you except unexpectedly." They ask you as if you are familiar with it. Say, "Its knowledge is only with Allah , but most of the people do not know."

French

Ils t'interrogent sur l'Heure : "Quand arrivera-t-elle ? " Dis : "Seul mon Seigneur en a connaissance. Lui seul la manifesta en son temps. Lourde elle sera dans les cieux et (sur) la terre et elle ne viendra à vous que soudainement." Ils t'interrogent comme si tu en étais averti. Dis : "Seul Allah en a connaissance." Mais beaucoup de gens ne savant pas.

قُل لَّا أَمْلِكُ لِنَفْسِي نَفْعًا وَلَا ضَرًّا إِلَّا مَا شَاءَ اللَّهُ ۚ وَلَوْ كُنتُ أَعْلَمُ الْغَيْبَ لَاسْتَكْثَرْتُ مِنَ الْخَيْرِ وَمَا مَسَّنِيَ السُّوءُ ۚ إِنْ أَنَا إِلَّا نَذِيرٌ وَبَشِيرٌ لِّقَوْمٍ يُؤْمِنُونَ

French

Dis : "Je ne détiens pour moi-même ni profit ni dommage, sauf ce qu'Allah veut. Et si je connaissais l'Inconnaissable, j'aurais eu des biens en abondance, et aucun mal ne m'aurait touché. Je ne suis, pour les gens qui croient, qu'un avertisseur et un annonciateur" .

Sahih International

Say, "I hold not for myself [the power of] benefit or harm, except what Allah has willed. And if I knew the unseen, I could have acquired much wealth, and no harm would have touched me. I am not except a warner and a bringer of good tidings to a people who believe."

ﭿ

هُوَ الَّذِي خَلَقَكُم مِّن نَّفْسٍ وَاحِدَةٍ وَجَعَلَ مِنْهَا زَوْجَهَا لِيَسْكُنَ إِلَيْهَا ۖ فَلَمَّا تَغَشَّاهَا حَمَلَتْ حَمْلًا خَفِيفًا فَمَرَّتْ بِهِ ۖ فَلَمَّا أَثْقَلَت دَّعَوَا اللَّهَ رَبَّهُمَا لَئِنْ آتَيْتَنَا صَالِحًا لَّنَكُونَنَّ مِنَ الشَّاكِرِينَ

Sahih International

It is He who created you from one soul and created from it its mate that he might dwell in security with her. And when he covers her, she carries a light burden and continues therein. And when it becomes heavy, they both invoke Allah , their Lord, "If You should give us a good [child], we will surely be among the grateful."

French

C'est Lui qui vous a créés d'un seul être dont il a tiré son épouse, pour qu'il trouve de la tranquillité auprès d'elle; et lorsque celui-ci eut cohabité avec elle, elle conçut une légère grossesse, avec quoi elle se déplaçait (facilement). Puis lorsqu'elle se trouva alourdie, tous deux invoquèrent leur Seigneur : "Si Tu nous donnes un (enfant) sain, nous serons certainement du nombre des reconnaissants".

فَلَمَّا آتَاهُمَا صَالِحًا جَعَلَا لَهُ شُرَكَاءَ فِيمَا آتَاهُمَا ۚ فَتَعَالَى اللَّهُ عَمَّا يُشْرِكُونَ

Sahih International

But when He gives them a good [child], they ascribe partners to Him concerning that which He has given them. Exalted is Allah above what they associate with Him.

French

Puis, lorsqu'Il leur eût donné un (enfant) sain, tous deux assignèrent à Allah des associés en ce qu'Il leur avait donné. Mais Allah est bien au-dessus des associés qu'on Lui assigne.

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