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# (79) Those Who Pull Out (An-Naziat)

Compared Translations of the meaning of the Quran - Sura 79
an-Nazi'at - Those Who Drag Forth, Soul-snatchers, Those Who Pulled Out
Total Verses: 46


an-Nazi'at 079:001

79:1 سورة النازعات بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم ٛــــ والنازعات غرقا


TransliterationWaalnnaziAAati gharqan
LiteralAnd/by the strangers/life extractors , exaggerating/absorbing (violently) .

Yusuf AliBy the (angels) who tear out (the souls of the wicked) with violence;
PickthalBy those who drag forth to destruction,
Arberry By those that pluck out vehemently
ShakirI swear by the angels who violently pull out the souls of the wicked,
SarwarBy the angels who violently tear-out the souls of the disbelievers from their bodies,
KhalifaThe (angels who) snatch (the souls of the disbelievers) forcibly.
Hilali/KhanBy those (angels) who pull out (the souls of the disbelievers and the wicked) with great violence;
H/K/SaheehBy those [angels] who extract with violence
MalikBy those angels who violently pull out the souls of the wrongdoers,[1]
QXPConsider those who dive to bring up. (Pearls from the ocean. People from repression).
Maulana AliBy those yearning vehemently!
Free MindsBy those that take the person forcibly.
Qaribullah By the pluckers (the angels of death), violently plucking (the souls of the unbelievers),

George SaleBy the angels who tear forth the souls of some with violence;
JM RodwellBy those angels who DRAG FORTH souls with violence,

AsadCONSIDER those [stars] that rise only to set,



an-Nazi'at 079:002

79:2 والناشطات نشطا


TransliterationWaalnnashitati nashtan
LiteralAnd/by the active/pullers , actively/pulling .

Yusuf AliBy those who gently draw out (the souls of the blessed);
PickthalBy the meteors rushing,
Arberry and those that draw out violently,
ShakirAnd by those who gently draw out the souls of the blessed,
Sarwarby the angels who gently release the souls of the believers,
KhalifaAnd those who gently take (the souls of the believers) joyfully.
Hilali/KhanBy those (angels) who gently take out (the souls of the believers);
H/K/SaheehAnd [by] those who remove with ease
Malikand those who gently draw out the souls of the righteous,[2]
QXPAnd move steadily in jubilation, releasing (the oppressed from bondage).
Maulana AliAnd those going forth cheerfully!
Free MindsAnd those that take the person gently.
Qaribullah by the drawers (the angels of death), gently drawing (the souls of the believers),

George Saleand by those who draw forth the souls of others with gentleness;
JM RodwellAnd by those who with joyous release release them;

Asadand move [in their orbits] with steady motion,



an-Nazi'at 079:003

79:3 والسابحات سبحا


TransliterationWaalssabihati sabhan
LiteralAnd/by the ships/stars/fast (could be angels), tending to the livelihood/floating .

Yusuf AliAnd by those who glide along (on errands of mercy),
PickthalBy the lone stars floating,
Arberry by those that swim serenely
ShakirAnd by those who float in space,
Sarwarby the angels who float (in the heavens by the will of God),
KhalifaAnd those floating everywhere.
Hilali/KhanAnd by those that swim along (i.e. angels or planets in their orbits, etc.).
H/K/SaheehAnd [by] those who glide [as if] swimming
Malikand those who glide about swiftly through space,[3]
QXPAnd working hard, swimming in strides.
Maulana AliAnd those running swiftly!
Free MindsAnd those that swim along.
Qaribullah by the swimmers (angels) swimming gently

George Saleby those who glide swimmingly through the air with the commands of God;
JM RodwellBy those who swim swimmingly along;

Asadand float [through space] with floating serene,



an-Nazi'at 079:004

79:4 فالسابقات سبقا


TransliterationFaalssabiqati sabqan
LiteralSo the racing/surpassing/preceding, racing/surpassing/preceding.

Yusuf AliThen press forward as in a race,
PickthalBy the angels hastening,
Arberry and those that outstrip suddenly
ShakirThen those who are foremost going ahead,
Sarwarby the angels who hasten along
KhalifaEagerly racing with one another -
Hilali/KhanAnd by those that press forward as in a race (i.e. the angels or stars or the horses, etc.).
H/K/SaheehAnd those who race each other in a race
Malikthen speed headlong to carry out the commands of Allah,[4]
QXPAnd then together racing to progress.
Maulana AliAnd those that are foremost going ahead!
Free MindsAnd those that press forward in a race.
Qaribullah and the outstrippers (angels), outstripping,

George Saleand those who precede and usher the righteous to paradise;
JM RodwellBy those who are foremost with foremost speed;

Asadand yet overtake [one another] with swift overtaking:



an-Nazi'at 079:005

79:5 فالمدبرات امرا


TransliterationFaalmudabbirati amran
LiteralSo the regulators/arrangers/planners (of) a matter/affair/order/command.

Yusuf AliThen arrange to do (the Commands of their Lord),
PickthalAnd those who govern the event,
Arberry by those that direct an affair!
ShakirThen those who regulate the affair.
Sarwarand by the angels who regulate the affairs, (you will certainly be resurrected).
Khalifato carry out various commands.
Hilali/KhanAnd by those angels who arrange to do the Commands of their Lord, (so verily, you disbelievers will be called to account).
H/K/SaheehAnd those who arrange [each] matter,
Malikand those who regulate the affairs of the world![5]
QXPAnd thus taking charge of their matters.
Maulana AliAnd those regulating the Affair!
Free MindsSo as to carry out a command.
Qaribullah by the managers (angels) affair.

George Saleand those who subordinately govern the affairs of this world:
JM RodwellBy those who conduct the affairs of the universe!

Asadand thus they fulfil the [Creator's] behest!



an-Nazi'at 079:006

79:6 يوم ترجف الراجفة


TransliterationYawma tarjufu alrrajifatu
LiteralA day/time the first blow of the horn trembles and shakes/agitates .

Yusuf AliOne Day everything that can be in commotion will be in violent commotion,
PickthalOn the day when the first trump resoundeth.
Arberry Upon the day when the first blast shivers
ShakirThe day on which the quaking one shall quake,
SarwarOn the day when the first trumpet sound blasts
KhalifaThe day the quake quakes.
Hilali/KhanOn the Day (when the first blowing of the Trumpet is blown), the earth and the mountains will shake violently (and everybody will die),
H/K/SaheehOn the Day the blast [of the Horn] will convulse [creation],
MalikThe Day on which the quake shall cause a violent commotion,[6]
QXPThe Day when the tremulous trembles.
Maulana AliThe day when the quaking one shall quake --
Free MindsOn the Day the ground shakes.
Qaribullah On the Day, the shiverer shivers

George SaleOn a certain day, the disturbing blast of the trumpet shall disturb the universe;
JM RodwellOne day, the disturbing trumpet-blast shall disturb it,

Asad[HENCE, 4 think of] the Day when a violent convulsion will convulse [the world],



an-Nazi'at 079:007

79:7 تتبعها الرادفة


TransliterationTatbaAAuha alrradifatu
LiteralThe followed closely behind follows it.

Yusuf AliFollowed by oft-repeated (commotions):
PickthalAnd the second followeth it,
Arberry and the second blast follows it,
ShakirWhat must happen afterwards shall follow it.
Sarwarand will be followed by the second one,
KhalifaFollowed by the second blow.
Hilali/KhanThe second blowing of the Trumpet follows it (and everybody will be raised up),
H/K/SaheehThere will follow it the subsequent [one].
Malikwhich will be followed by another violent commotion,[7]
QXPTo be followed by the jolter. (The oppressors are shaken up again and again).
Maulana AliThe consequence will follow it.
Free MindsIt will be followed by the second blow.
Qaribullah followed by the succeeding,

George Saleand the subsequent blast shall follow it.
JM RodwellWhich the second blast shall follow:

Asadto be followed by further [convulsions]!



an-Nazi'at 079:008

79:8 قلوب يومئذ واجفة


TransliterationQuloobun yawma-ithin wajifatun
LiteralHearts (on) that day (are) palpitating/pounding .

Yusuf AliHearts that Day will be in agitation;
PickthalOn that day hearts beat painfully
Arberry hearts upon that day shall be athrob
ShakirHearts on that day shall palpitate,
Sarwarhearts will undergo terrible trembling,.
KhalifaCertain minds will be terrified.
Hilali/Khan(Some) hearts that Day will shake with fear and anxiety.
H/K/SaheehHearts, that Day, will tremble,
Malikand on that Day, hearts shall be pounding with terror[8]
QXPSome hearts throb on that Day.
Maulana AliHearts that day will palpitate,
Free MindsHearts on that Day will be terrified.
Qaribullah hearts will throb on that Day

George SaleOn that day men's hearts shall tremble:
JM RodwellMen's hearts on that day shall quake:-

AsadOn that Day will [men's] hearts be throbbing,



an-Nazi'at 079:009

79:9 ابصارها خاشعة


TransliterationAbsaruha khashiAAatun
LiteralIts eyesight/understanding (is) humble/submissive .

Yusuf AliCast down will be (their owners') eyes.
PickthalWhile eyes are downcast
Arberry and their eyes shall be humbled.
ShakirTheir eyes cast down.
Sarwarand eyes will be humbly cast down.
KhalifaTheir eyes will be subdued.
Hilali/KhanTheir eyes cast down.
H/K/SaheehTheir eyes humbled.
Malikand sight shall be downcast.[9]
QXPTheir eyes subdued.
Maulana AliTheir eyes downcast.
Free MindsTheir eyes cast down.
Qaribullah and their eyes will be humbled.

George SaleTheir looks shall be cast down.
JM RodwellTheir looks be downcast.

Asad[and] their eyes downcast. . .



an-Nazi'at 079:010

79:10 يقولون ائنا لمردودون في الحافرة


TransliterationYaqooloona a-inna lamardoodoona fee alhafirati
LiteralThey say: "Are we returning (E) in the first creation ?"

Yusuf AliThey say (now): "What! shall we indeed be returned to (our) former state?
Pickthal(Now) they are saying: Shall we really be restored to our first state
Arberry They shall say, 'What, are we being restored as we were before?
ShakirThey say: Shall we indeed be restored to (our) first state?
Sarwar(The disbelievers) say, "Shall we be brought back to life again
KhalifaThey will say, "We have been recreated from the grave!
Hilali/KhanThey say: "Shall we indeed be returned to (our) former state of life?
H/K/SaheehThey are [presently] saying, "Will we indeed be returned to [our] former state [of life]?
MalikThe unbelievers say: "Shall we really be restored to our former state (life),[10]
QXPThey say, "What! Shall we ever be returned to the ditch of anonymity?" ('Hufrah' = Ditch = Not noteworthy = Lowly = Unremarkable = Insignificant).
Maulana AliThey say: Shall we indeed be restored to (our) first state?
Free MindsThey will Say: "Shall we be returned to live our lives."
Qaribullah They say: 'What, are we being restored as we were before,

George SaleThe infidels say, shall we surely be made to return whence we came?
JM RodwellThe infidels will say, "Shall we indeed be restored as at first?

Asad[And yet,] some say, "What! Are we indeed to be restored to our former state -



an-Nazi'at 079:011

79:11 ائذا كنا عظاما نخرة


TransliterationA-itha kunna AAithaman nakhiratan
LiteralIs (it that) if we were decayed/decomposed bones.

Yusuf Ali"What! - when we shall have become rotten bones?"
PickthalEven after we are crumbled bones?
Arberry What, when we are bones old and wasted?'
ShakirWhat! when we are rotten bones?
Sarwarafter we have become bones and dust?".
Khalifa"How did this happen after we had turned into rotten bones?"
Hilali/Khan"Even after we are crumbled bones?"
H/K/SaheehEven if we should be decayed bones?
Malikwhen we shall have become hollow bones?"[11]
QXP"Shall we ever weaken to skeletal strength?"
Maulana AliWhat! After we are rotten bones?
Free Minds"Even after we were crumbled bones?"
Qaribullah even after we are fragmented bones? '

George SaleAfter we shall have become rotten bones, shall we be again raised to life?
JM RodwellWhat! when we have become rotten bones?"

Asadeven though we may have become [a heap of] crumbling bones?"



an-Nazi'at 079:012

79:12 قالوا تلك اذا كرة خاسرة


TransliterationQaloo tilka ithan karratun khasiratun
LiteralThey said: "That is then a loosing repetition ."

Yusuf AliThey say: "It would, in that case, be a return with loss!"
PickthalThey say: Then that would be a vain proceeding.
Arberry They shall say, 'That then were a losing return!'
ShakirThey said: That then would be a return occasioning loss.
SarwarThey have said, "Such a resurrection will certainly be a great loss".
KhalifaThey had said, "This is an impossible recurrence."
Hilali/KhanThey say: "It would in that case, be a return with loss!"
H/K/SaheehThey say, "That, then, would be a losing return."
MalikThey further say: "It would then be a fruitless restoration!"[12]
QXPAnd they say, "In that case, then, it would be an investment of loss!"
Maulana AliThey say: That would then be a return with loss.
Free MindsThey said: "This is an impossible recurrence."
Qaribullah They will say: 'Then we are returned lost! '

George SaleThey say, this then will be a return to loss.
JM RodwellThis then, say they, "will be a return to loss."

Asad[And] they add, "That, then, would be a return with loss!"



an-Nazi'at 079:013

79:13 فانما هي زجرة واحدة


TransliterationFa-innama hiya zajratun wahidatun
LiteralSo but it is one deterrent/cry to drive out .

Yusuf AliBut verily, it will be but a single (Compelling) Cry,
PickthalSurely it will need but one shout,
Arberry But it shall be only a single scare,
ShakirBut it shall be only a single cry,
SarwarHowever, it will only take a single blast
KhalifaAll it takes is one nudge.
Hilali/KhanBut only, it will be a single Zajrah (shout (i.e., the second blowing of the Trumpet)). (See Verse 37:19).
H/K/SaheehIndeed, it will be but one shout,
MalikThey should know that it shall be only a single shout,[13]
QXPBut finally, it is a single swift call.
Maulana AliIt is only a single cry,
Free MindsBut all it takes is one blow.
Qaribullah But it will be only a single blow,

George SaleVerily it will be but one sounding of the trumpet,
JM RodwellVerily, it will be but a single blast,

Asad[But,] then, that [Last Hour] will be [upon them of a sudden, as if it were] but a single accusing cry -



an-Nazi'at 079:014

79:14 فاذا هم بالساهرة


TransliterationFa-itha hum bialssahirati
LiteralSo then they are at the Earth's surface .

Yusuf AliWhen, behold, they will be in the (full) awakening (to Judgment).
PickthalAnd lo! they will be awakened.
Arberry and behold, they are awakened.
ShakirWhen lo! they shall be wakeful.
Sarwarto bring them out of their graves and back to life on the earth's surface.
KhalifaWhereupon they get up.
Hilali/KhanWhen, behold, they find themselves over the earth alive after their death,
H/K/SaheehAnd suddenly they will be [alert] upon the earth's surface.
Malikand they will be back to life in open plain.[14]
QXPAnd, behold, they will be awakened!
Maulana AliWhen lo! they will be awakened.
Free MindsWhereupon they will rise-up.
Qaribullah and they will be upon the surface of the earth (alive).

George Saleand behold, they shall appear alive on the face of the earth.
JM RodwellAnd lo! they are on the surface of the earth.

Asadand then, lo, they will be fully awakened [to the truth]!



an-Nazi'at 079:015

79:15 هل اتاك حديث موسى


TransliterationHal ataka hadeethu moosa
LiteralDid Moses' information/speech come to you?

Yusuf AliHas the story of Moses reached thee?
PickthalHath there come unto thee the history of Moses?
Arberry Hast thou received the story of Moses?
ShakirHas not there come to you the story of Musa?
Sarwar(Muhammad), have you heard the story of Moses
KhalifaHave you known about the history of Moses?
Hilali/KhanHas there come to you the story of Moosa (Moses)?
H/K/SaheehHas there reached you the story of Moses?
MalikHave you heard the story of Moses?[15]
QXPHas the story of Moses reached you? (Such a Revolution occurred in his times (20:9-98)).
Maulana AliHas not there come to thee the story of Moses,
Free MindsDid the story of Moses come to you?
Qaribullah Have you received the story of Moses?

George SaleHath not the story of Moses reached thee?
JM RodwellHath the story of Moses reached thee?

AsadHAS THE STORY of Moses ever come within thy ken.



an-Nazi'at 079:016

79:16 اذ ناداه ربه بالواد المقدس طوى


TransliterationIth nadahu rabbuhu bialwadi almuqaddasi tuwan
LiteralWhen His Lord called him at the Valley the Holy/Sanctified Tuwan/concealed/folded within :

Yusuf AliBehold, thy Lord did call to him in the sacred valley of Tuwa:-
PickthalHow his Lord called him in the holy vale of Tuwa,
Arberry When his Lord called to him in the holy valley, Towa:
ShakirWhen his Lord called upon him in the holy valley, twice,
Sarwarwhen his Lord called him in the holy valley of Tuwa,.
KhalifaHis Lord called him at the holy valley of Tuwaa.
Hilali/KhanWhen his Lord called him in the sacred valley of Toowa,
H/K/SaheehWhen his Lord called to him in the sacred valley of Tuwa,
MalikWhen His Lord called him in the sacred valley of Tuwa,[16]
QXPWhen his Lord called him in the Sacred Valley of Revelation (18:60-64), (20:12).
Maulana AliWhen his Lord called him in the holy valley, Tuwa?
Free MindsHis Lord called him at the holy valley of Tuwa.
Qaribullah His Lord called to him in the Sacred Valley of Towa,

George SaleWhen his Lord called unto him in the holy valley Towa, saying,
JM RodwellWhen his Lord called to him in Towa's holy vale:

AsadLo! His Sustainer called out to him in the twice-hallowed valley:



an-Nazi'at 079:017

79:17 اذهب الى فرعون انه طغى


TransliterationIthhab ila firAAawna innahu tagha
LiteralGo to Pharaoh, that he truly exceeded the limit/tyrannized .

Yusuf Ali"Go thou to Pharaoh for he has indeed transgressed all bounds:
Pickthal(Saying:) Go thou unto Pharaoh - Lo! he hath rebelled -
Arberry 'Go to Pharaoh; he has waxed insolent.
ShakirGo to Firon, surely he has become inordinate.
Sarwarsaying, "Go to the Pharaoh. He has transgressed beyond all bounds.
Khalifa"Go to Pharaoh; he has transgressed."
Hilali/KhanGo to Firaun (Pharaoh), verily, he has transgressed all bounds (in crimes, sins, polytheism, disbelief, etc.).
H/K/Saheeh"Go to Pharaoh. Indeed, he has transgressed.
Malikand said: "Go to Pharaoh for he has indeed transgressed all bounds,[17]
QXP"Go to Pharaoh. Behold, he has crossed all bounds of decency."
Maulana AliGo to Pharaoh, surely he has rebelled.
Free Minds"Go to Pharaoh, for he has transgressed."
Qaribullah saying 'Go to Pharaoh, he has become exceedingly insolent,

George Salego unto Pharaoh; for he is insolently wicked:
JM RodwellGo to Pharaoh, for he hath burst all bounds:

Asad"Go unto Pharaoh - for, verily, he has transgressed all bounds of what is right -



an-Nazi'at 079:018

79:18 فقل هل لك الى ان تزكى


TransliterationFaqul hal laka ila an tazakka
LiteralSo say: 'Is there for you that (E) you purify/become righteous ?'

Yusuf Ali"And say to him, 'Wouldst thou that thou shouldst be purified (from sin)?-
PickthalAnd say (unto him): Hast thou (will) to grow (in grace)?
Arberry And say, "Hast thou the will to purify thyself;
ShakirThen say: Have you (a desire) to purify yourself:
SarwarAnd say to him, "Would you like to reform yourself?.
KhalifaTell him, "Would you not reform?
Hilali/KhanAnd say to him: "Would you purify yourself (from the sin of disbelief by becoming a believer)",
H/K/SaheehAnd say to him, 'Would you [be willing to] purify yourself
Malikand tell him, `Have you the desire to purify yourself?[18]
QXPAnd ask him, "Are you willing to be a better person?" ('Zaku' = Grow in goodness = Develop the 'Self' = Get rid of evil behavior = Attain purity = Improve in conduct = Prime the 'Self' for actualization).
Maulana AliAnd say: Wilt thou purify thyself?
Free MindsTell him: "Would you not be purified?"
Qaribullah and say: "Will you purify yourself,

George Saleand say, hast thou a desire to become just and holy?
JM RodwellAnd say, "Wouldest thou become just?

Asadand say[unto him], 'Art thou desirous of attaining to purity?



an-Nazi'at 079:019

79:19 واهديك الى ربك فتخشى


TransliterationWaahdiyaka ila rabbika fatakhsha
Literal'And I guide you to your Lord so you fear.'

Yusuf Ali"'And that I guide thee to thy Lord, so thou shouldst fear Him?'"
PickthalThen I will guide thee to thy Lord and thou shalt fear (Him).
Arberry and that I should guide thee to thy Lord, then thou shalt fear?"'
ShakirAnd I will guide you to your Lord so that you should fear.
SarwarI shall guide you to your Lord so that you may perhaps have fear of Him".
Khalifa"Let me guide you to your Lord, that you may turn reverent."
Hilali/KhanAnd that I guide you to your Lord, so you should fear Him?
H/K/SaheehAnd let me guide you to your Lord so you would fear [Him]?'"
MalikIf so, I shall guide you towards your Lord, so that you may fear Him.'"[19]
QXPThen I will guide you to your Lord so that you will have some idea of His awesome Glory."
Maulana AliAnd I will guide thee to thy Lord so that thou fear (Him).
Free Minds"And I will guide you to your Lord, that you may turn reverent."
Qaribullah that I might guide you to your Lord, so that you fear (Him)."

George SaleAnd I will direct thee unto thy Lord, that thou mayest fear to transgress.
JM RodwellThen I will guide thee to thy Lord that thou mayest fear him."

Asad[If so,] then I shall guide thee towards [a cognition of] thy Sustainer, so that [henceforth] thou wilt stand in awe [of Him].'"



an-Nazi'at 079:020

79:20 فاراه الاية الكبرى


TransliterationFaarahu al-ayata alkubra
LiteralSo he showed him/made him understand the verse/evidence/sign, the greatest/biggest .

Yusuf AliThen did (Moses) show him the Great Sign.
PickthalAnd he showed him the tremendous token.
Arberry So he showed him the great sign,
ShakirSo he showed him the mighty sign.
SarwarMoses showed him the great miracle
KhalifaHe then showed him the great miracle.
Hilali/KhanThen (Moosa (Moses)) showed him the great sign (miracles).
H/K/SaheehAnd he showed him the greatest sign,
MalikThen Moses showed Pharaoh the mighty sign,[20]
QXPAnd then he presented to him the tremendous evidence of the Truth. (20:23).
Maulana AliSo he showed him the mighty sign;
Free MindsHe then showed him the great miracle.
Qaribullah He showed him the mighty sign,

George SaleAnd he shewed him the very great sign of the rod turned into a serpent:
JM RodwellAnd he showed him a great miracle,-

AsadAnd thereupon he [went to Pharaoh and] made him aware of the great wonder [of God's grace].



an-Nazi'at 079:021

79:21 فكذب وعصى


TransliterationFakaththaba waAAasa
LiteralSo he denied/falsified , and he disobeyed.

Yusuf AliBut (Pharaoh) rejected it and disobeyed (guidance);
PickthalBut he denied and disobeyed,
Arberry but he cried lies, and rebelled,
ShakirBut he rejected (the truth) and disobeyed.
Sarwarbut the Pharaoh rejected it and disobeyed (Moses).
KhalifaBut he disbelieved and rebelled.
Hilali/KhanBut (Firaun (Pharaoh)) belied and disobeyed;
H/K/SaheehBut Pharaoh denied and disobeyed.
Malikbut he denied and disobeyed.[21]
QXPBut he denied and haughtily rejected.
Maulana AliBut he denied and disobeyed.
Free MindsBut he disbelieved and rebelled.
Qaribullah but he belied and disobeyed,

George SaleBut he charged Moses with imposture, and rebelled against God.
JM RodwellBut he treated him as an impostor, and rebelled;

AsadBut [Pharaoh] gave him the lie and rebelliously rejected [all guidance],



an-Nazi'at 079:022

79:22 ثم ادبر يسعى


TransliterationThumma adbara yasAAa
LiteralThen he gave his back/ended/passed hastening .

Yusuf AliFurther, he turned his back, striving hard (against Allah).
PickthalThen turned he away in haste,
Arberry then he turned away hastily,
ShakirThen he went back hastily.
SarwarThen he turned away in a hurry,
KhalifaThen he turned away in a hurry.
Hilali/KhanThen he turned his back, striving hard (against Allah).
H/K/SaheehThen he turned his back, striving.
MalikThen he quickly turned back,[22]
QXPThen turned he away briskly.
Maulana AliThen he went back hastily,
Free MindsThen he turned away in a hurry.
Qaribullah and hastily turned away,

George SaleThen he turned back hastily;
JM RodwellThen turned he his back all hastily,

Asadand brusquely turned his back [on Moses];



an-Nazi'at 079:023

79:23 فحشر فنادى


TransliterationFahashara fanada
LiteralSo he gathered, so he called.

Yusuf AliThen he collected (his men) and made a proclamation,
PickthalThen gathered he and summoned
Arberry then he mustered
ShakirThen he gathered (men) and called out.
Sarwarand gathered his people together
KhalifaHe summoned and proclaimed.
Hilali/KhanThen he gathered his people and cried aloud,
H/K/SaheehAnd he gathered [his people] and called out
Malikassembled his people and made a proclamation;[23]
QXPThen gathered (his chiefs) and called (his people).
Maulana AliSo he gathered and called out.
Free MindsSo he gathered and proclaimed.
Qaribullah then, he gathered, proclaimed, then said:

George Saleand he assembled the magicians, and cried aloud, saying,
JM RodwellAnd gathered an assembly and proclaimed,

Asadand then he gathered [his great ones], and called [unto his people],



an-Nazi'at 079:024

79:24 فقال انا ربكم الاعلى


TransliterationFaqala ana rabbukumu al-aAAla
LiteralSo he said: "I am your lord the highest/mightiest ."

Yusuf AliSaying, "I am your Lord, Most High".
PickthalAnd proclaimed: "I (Pharaoh) am your Lord the Highest."
Arberry and proclaimed, and he said, 'I am your Lord, the Most High!'
ShakirThen he said: I am your lord, the most high.
Sarwarsaying, "I am your supreme lord".
KhalifaHe said, "I am your Lord; most high."
Hilali/KhanSaying: "I am your lord, most high",
H/K/SaheehAnd said, "I am your most exalted lord."
MalikI am your lord, the most high.[24]
QXPAnd proclaimed, "I am your Lord, the Highest!"
Maulana AliThen he said: I am your Lord, the most High.
Free MindsHe said: "I am your lord, the most high."
Qaribullah 'I am your lord, the most high! '

George SaleI am your supreme Lord.
JM RodwellAnd said, "I am your Lord supreme."

Asadand said, "I am your Lord All-Highest!"



an-Nazi'at 079:025

79:25 فاخذه الله نكال الاخرة والاولى


TransliterationFaakhathahu Allahu nakala al-akhirati waal-oola
LiteralSo God punished/took him (the) severe exemplary punishment (of) the end (other life) and the first/beginning.

Yusuf AliBut Allah did punish him, (and made an) example of him, - in the Hereafter, as in this life.
PickthalSo Allah seized him (and made him) an example for the after (life) and for the former.
Arberry So God seized him with the chastisement of the Last World and the First.
ShakirSo Allah seized him with the punishment of the hereafter and the former life.
SarwarSo God struck him with the torment of this life and the life hereafter.
KhalifaConsequently, GOD committed him to the retribution in the Hereafter, as well as in the first life.
Hilali/KhanSo Allah, seized him with punishment for his last (i.e. his saying: "I am your lord, most high") (see Verse 79:24)) and first ((i.e. his saying, "O chiefs! I know not that you have a god other than I" (see Verse 28:38)) transgression.
H/K/SaheehSo Allah seized him in exemplary punishment for the last and the first [transgression].
MalikConsequently, Allah seized him for punishment, both in the Hereafter and in this life.[25]
QXPSo Allah took him to task, and made him an example for the later generations and the ones who soon followed.
Maulana AliSo Allah seized him with the punishment of the Hereafter and of this life.
Free MindsSo God seized him with retribution in the Hereafter, as well as in the first life.
Qaribullah So Allah seized him with the punishment of the Everlasting Life, and of this world.

George SaleWherefore God chastised him with the punishment of the life to come, and also of this present life.
JM RodwellSo God visited on him the punishment of this life and of the other.

AsadAnd thereupon God took him to task, [and made him] a warning example in the life to come as well as in this world.



an-Nazi'at 079:026

79:26 ان في ذلك لعبرة لمن يخشى


TransliterationInna fee thalika laAAibratan liman yakhsha
LiteralThat truly in that (is) an example/warning (E) to who fears.

Yusuf AliVerily in this is an instructive warning for whosoever feareth (Allah).
PickthalLo! herein is indeed a lesson for him who feareth.
Arberry Surely in that is a lesson for him who fears!
ShakirMost surely there is in this a lesson to him who fears.
SarwarIn this there is a lesson for those who have fear of God.
KhalifaThis is a lesson for the reverent.
Hilali/KhanVerily, in this is an instructive admonition for whosoever fears Allah.
H/K/SaheehIndeed in that is a warning for whoever would fear [Allah].
MalikSurely in this there is a lesson for the Godfearing.[26]
QXPBehold, herein is indeed a lesson for him who fears (violating the Divine Law).
Maulana AliSurely there is in this a lesson for him who fears.
Free MindsIn that is a lesson for those who are aware.
Qaribullah Surely, in this there is a lesson for he that fears!

George SaleVerily herein is an example unto him who feareth to rebel.
JM RodwellVerily, herein is a lesson for him who hath the fear of God.

AsadIn this, behold, there is a lesson indeed for all who stand in awe [of God].



an-Nazi'at 079:027

79:27 ءانتم اشد خلقا ام السماء بناها


TransliterationAantum ashaddu khalqan ami alssamao banaha
LiteralAre you (a) stronger creation or the sky/space (which) He built/constructed it?

Yusuf AliWhat! Are ye the more difficult to create or the heaven (above)? (Allah) hath constructed it:
PickthalAre ye the harder to create, or is the heaven that He built?
Arberry What, are you stronger in constitution or the heaven He built?
ShakirAre you the harder to create or the heaven? He made it.
Sarwar(People), is your creation harder for God than that of the heavens, which He created, raised and established
KhalifaAre you more difficult to create than the heaven? He constructed it.
Hilali/KhanAre you more difficult to create, or is the heaven that He constructed?
H/K/SaheehAre you a more difficult creation or is the heaven? Allah constructed it.
MalikO mankind, is your creation harder than the heaven that He built?[27]
QXPWhat! Are you the more difficult to create or is the heaven that He built?
Maulana AliAre you the stronger in creation or the heaven? He made it.
Free MindsAre you a more powerful creation than the sky which He built?
Qaribullah What, are you harder to create than the heaven which He has built?

George SaleAre ye more difficult to create, or the heaven which God hath built?
JM RodwellAre ye the harder to create, or the heaven which he hath built?

Asad[O MEN!] Are you more difficult to create than the heaven which He has built?



an-Nazi'at 079:028

79:28 رفع سمكها فسواها


TransliterationRafaAAa samkaha fasawwaha
LiteralHe raised its height/thickness, so He straightened it.

Yusuf AliOn high hath He raised its canopy, and He hath given it order and perfection.
PickthalHe raised the height thereof and ordered it;
Arberry He lifted up its vault, and levelled it,
ShakirHe raised high its height, then put it into a right good state.
Sarwarhigh above?.
KhalifaHe raised its masses, and perfected it.
Hilali/KhanHe raised its height, and He has equally ordered it,
H/K/SaheehHe raised its ceiling and proportioned it.
MalikHe raised its canopy and fashioned it to perfection,[28]
QXPHe raised high its canopy, and shaped it perfect.
Maulana AliHe raised high its height, and made it perfect,
Free MindsHe raised its height, and perfected it.
Qaribullah He raised it high and leveled it,

George SaleHe hath raised the height thereof, and hath perfectly formed the same:
JM RodwellHe reared its height and fashioned it,

AsadHigh has He reared its vault and formed it in accordance with what it was meant to be;



an-Nazi'at 079:029

79:29 واغطش ليلها واخرج ضحاها


TransliterationWaaghtasha laylaha waakhraja duhaha
LiteralAnd He darkened its night, and He brought out its day break .

Yusuf AliIts night doth He endow with darkness, and its splendour doth He bring out (with light).
PickthalAnd He made dark the night thereof, and He brought forth the morn thereof.
Arberry and darkened its night, and brought forth its forenoon;
ShakirAnd He made dark its night and brought out its light.
SarwarHe has made its nights dark and its days bright.
KhalifaHe made its night dark, and brightened its morn.
Hilali/KhanIts night He covers with darkness, and its forenoon He brings out (with light).
H/K/SaheehAnd He darkened its night and extracted its brightness.
MalikHe gave darkness to the night and brightness to the day.[29]
QXPAnd He made dark its night and its splendor He brings out.
Maulana AliAnd He made dark its night and brought out its light.
Free MindsAnd He covered its night and brought out its morning.
Qaribullah and darkened its night and brought forth its morning.

George SaleAnd He hath made the night thereof dark, and hath produced the light thereof.
JM RodwellAnd gave darkness to its night, and brought out its light,

Asadand He has made dark its night and brought forth its light of day.



an-Nazi'at 079:030

79:30 والارض بعد ذلك دحاها


TransliterationWaal-arda baAAda thalika dahaha
LiteralAnd the earth/Planet Earth after that He blew and stretched/spread it.

Yusuf AliAnd the earth, moreover, hath He extended (to a wide expanse);
PickthalAnd after that He spread the earth,
Arberry and the earth-after that He spread it out,
ShakirAnd the earth, He expanded it after that.
SarwarAfter this, He spread out the earth,
KhalifaHe made the earth egg-shaped.
Hilali/KhanAnd after that He spread the earth;
H/K/SaheehAnd after that He spread the earth.
MalikAfter that He spread out the earth,[30]
QXPAnd after that He made the earth shoot out from the Cosmic Nebula and made it spread out egg-shaped. ('Dahaha' entails all the meanings rendered (21:30), (41:11)).
Maulana AliAnd the earth, He cast it after that.
Free MindsAnd the land after that He spread out.
Qaribullah And the earth He extended after that;

George SaleAfter this, He stretched out the earth,
JM RodwellAnd afterwards stretched forth the earth,-

AsadAnd after that, the earth: wide has He spread its expanse,



an-Nazi'at 079:031

79:31 اخرج منها ماءها ومرعاها


TransliterationAkhraja minha maaha wamarAAaha
LiteralHe brought out from it its water and its pasture.

Yusuf AliHe draweth out therefrom its moisture and its pasture;
PickthalAnd produced therefrom the water thereof and the pasture thereof,
Arberry therefrom brought forth its waters and its pastures,
ShakirHe brought forth from it its water and its pasturage.
Sarwarproduced water and grass therefrom,
KhalifaFrom it, He produced its own water and pasture.
Hilali/KhanAnd brought forth therefrom its water and its pasture;
H/K/SaheehHe extracted from it its water and its pasture,
Malikthen from it He brought forth its water and its pasture,[31]
QXPAnd produced from it its own water and pasture.
Maulana AliHe brought forth from it its water and its pasture.
Free MindsHe brought forth from it its water and pasture.
Qaribullah and then brought from it its water and pastures.

George Salewhence He caused to spring forth the water thereof, and the pasture thereof;
JM RodwellHe brought forth from it its waters and its pastures;

Asadand has caused its waters to come out of it, and its pastures,



an-Nazi'at 079:032

79:32 والجبال ارساها


TransliterationWaaljibala arsaha
LiteralAnd the mountains , He anchored it/fixed it firmly.

Yusuf AliAnd the mountains hath He firmly fixed;-
PickthalAnd He made fast the hills,
Arberry and the mountains He set firm,
ShakirAnd the mountains, He made them firm,
Sarwarthen set-up firmly the mountains.
KhalifaHe established the mountains.
Hilali/KhanAnd the mountains He has fixed firmly;
H/K/SaheehAnd the mountains He set firmly
Malikset its mountains,[32]
QXPAnd the mountains He firmly fixed.
Maulana AliAnd the mountains, He made them firm,
Free MindsAnd the mountains He fixed firmly.
Qaribullah And the mountains He set firm

George Saleand He established the mountains,
JM RodwellAnd set the mountains firm

Asadand has made the mountains firm:



an-Nazi'at 079:033

79:33 متاعا لكم ولانعامكم


TransliterationMataAAan lakum wali-anAAamikum
LiteralEnjoyment for you and for your camels/livestock.

Yusuf AliFor use and convenience to you and your cattle.
PickthalA provision for you and for your cattle.
Arberry an enjoyment for you and your flocks.
ShakirA provision for you and for your cattle.
SarwarAll this was done as a means of enjoyment for you and your cattle.
KhalifaAll this to provide life support for you and your animals.
Hilali/Khan(To be) a provision and benefit for you and your cattle.
H/K/SaheehAs provision for you and your grazing livestock.
Malikand made them beneficial for you and your cattle.[33]
QXPA means of livelihood for you and your cattle.
Maulana AliA provision for you and for your cattle.
Free MindsAll this to be a provision for you and your livestock.
Qaribullah an enjoyment for you and your herds.

George Salefor the use of yourselves, and of your cattle.
JM RodwellFor you and your cattle to enjoy.

Asad[all this] as a means of livelihood for you and your animals.



an-Nazi'at 079:034

79:34 فاذا جاءت الطامة الكبرى


TransliterationFa-itha jaati alttammatu alkubra
LiteralSo if/when the Calamity/Greatest Disaster/Resurrection Day the greatest came.

Yusuf AliTherefore, when there comes the great, overwhelming (Event),-
PickthalBut when the great disaster cometh,
Arberry Then, when the Great Catastrophe comes
ShakirBut when the great predominating calamity comes;
SarwarOn the day when the great calamity comes,
KhalifaThen, when the great blow comes.
Hilali/KhanBut when there comes the greatest catastrophe (i.e. the Day of Recompense, etc.),
H/K/SaheehBut when there comes the greatest Overwhelming Calamity
MalikWhen the great disaster will strike,[34]
QXPAnd so, when there comes the Great Event,
Maulana AliSo when the great Calamity comes;
Free MindsThen, when the great blow comes.
Qaribullah But when the Great Catastrophe comes,

George SaleWhen the prevailing, the great day shall come,
JM RodwellBut when the grand overthrow shall come,

AsadAND SO, when the great overwhelming event [of, resurrection] comes to pass -



an-Nazi'at 079:035

79:35 يوم يتذكر الانسان ماسعى


TransliterationYawma yatathakkaru al-insanu ma saAAa
LiteralA day/time the human/mankind remembers/recites what he strived/endeavored .

Yusuf AliThe Day when man shall remember (all) that he strove for,
PickthalThe day when man will call to mind his (whole) endeavour,
Arberry upon the day when man shall remember what he has striven,
ShakirThe day on which man shall recollect what he strove after,
Sarwarthe human being will recall whatever he has done.
KhalifaThat is the day when the human will remember everything he did.
Hilali/KhanThe Day when man shall remember what he strove for,
H/K/SaheehThe Day when man will remember that for which he strove,
Malikthe Day when man will call to mind all that he had striven for.[35]
QXPOn that Day man will remember all that he has ever done. (53:39), (56:63-73).
Maulana AliThe day when man remembers all that he strove for,
Free MindsThe Day when the human remembers all that he strove for.
Qaribullah the Day when the human will remember what he has worked for,

George Saleon that day shall a man call to remembrance what he hath purposely done:
JM RodwellThe day when a man shall reflect on the pains that he hath taken,

Asadon that Day man will [clearly] remember all that he has ever wrought;



an-Nazi'at 079:036

79:36 وبرزت الجحيم لمن يرى


TransliterationWaburrizati aljaheemu liman yara
LiteralAnd the Hell was made to emerge to who sees/understands.

Yusuf AliAnd Hell-Fire shall be placed in full view for (all) to see,-
PickthalAnd hell will stand forth visible to him who seeth,
Arberry and Hell is advanced for whoever sees,
ShakirAnd the hell shall be made manifest to him who sees
SarwarHell fire will become visible for those who would see it.
KhalifaHell will be brought into existence.
Hilali/KhanAnd Hell-fire shall be made apparent in full view for (every) one who sees,
H/K/SaheehAnd Hellfire will be exposed for [all] those who see
MalikWhen hell shall be placed in full view of all,[36]
QXPAnd the Insurmountable Barrier will stand before him who finds it before him (he failed to prime his 'Self' for the felicitous development in the Hereafter (29:54), (39:48), (82:16)).
Maulana AliAnd hell is made manifest to him who sees.
Free MindsAnd Hell will be apparent to all who can see.
Qaribullah and when Hell is advanced for whoever sees,

George SaleAnd hell shall be exposed to the view of the spectator.
JM RodwellAnd Hell shall be in full view of all who are looking on;

Asadand the blazing fire [of hell] will be lad open before all who [are destined to] see it.



an-Nazi'at 079:037

79:37 فاما من طغى


TransliterationFaamma man tagha
LiteralSo but who exceeded the limit/tyrannized/became arrogant.

Yusuf AliThen, for such as had transgressed all bounds,
PickthalThen, as for him who rebelled
Arberry then as for him who was insolent
ShakirThen as for him who is inordinate,
SarwarThose who have rebelled
KhalifaAs for the one who transgressed.
Hilali/KhanThen, for him who Tagha (transgressed all bounds, in disbelief, oppression and evil deeds of disobedience to Allah).
H/K/SaheehSo as for he who transgressed
Malikthen he who had rebelled[37]
QXPThen, the one who rebelled against the Divine Laws,
Maulana AliThen as for him who is inordinate,
Free MindsAs for the one who transgressed.
Qaribullah then as for whosoever was insolent

George SaleAnd whoso shall have transgressed,
JM RodwellThen, as for him who hath transgressed

AsadFor, unto him who shall have transgressed the bounds of what is right,



an-Nazi'at 079:038

79:38 واثر الحياة الدنيا


TransliterationWaathara alhayata alddunya
LiteralAnd preferred/chose the life the present/worldly life.

Yusuf AliAnd had preferred the life of this world,
PickthalAnd chose the life of the world,
Arberry and preferred the present life,
ShakirAnd prefers the life of this world,
Sarwarand preferred the worldly life,
KhalifaWho was preoccupied with this life.
Hilali/KhanAnd preferred the life of this world (by following his evil desires and lusts),
H/K/SaheehAnd preferred the life of the world,
Malikand preferred the life of this world[38]
QXPAnd fell for instant gratifications, ('Hayat-id-duniya' = Life of this world = Short term = Instant gains = Disregard of the life to come).
Maulana AliAnd prefers the life of this world,
Free MindsAnd he was preoccupied with the worldly life.
Qaribullah preferring the present life,

George Saleand shall have chosen this present life;
JM RodwellAnd hath chosen this present life,

Asadand preferred the life of this world [to the good of his soul],



an-Nazi'at 079:039

79:39 فان الجحيم هي الماوى


TransliterationFa-inna aljaheema hiya alma/wa
LiteralSo then the Hell , it is the shelter/refuge.

Yusuf AliThe Abode will be Hell-Fire;
PickthalLo! hell will be his home.
Arberry surely Hell shall be the refuge.
ShakirThen surely the hell, that is the abode.
Sarwarhell will be their dwelling.
KhalifaHell will be the abode.
Hilali/KhanVerily, his abode will be Hell-fire;
H/K/SaheehThen indeed, Hellfire will be [his] refuge.
Malikshall have his abode in hell.[39]
QXPBehold, the (foot of) the Insurmountable Barrier will be his home.
Maulana AliHell is surely the abode.
Free MindsThen Hell will be the abode.
Qaribullah surely, Hell will be their refuge.

George Saleverily hell shall be his abode:
JM RodwellVerily, Hell-that shall be his dwelling-place:

Asadthat blazing fire will truly be the goal!



an-Nazi'at 079:040

79:40 واما من خاف مقام ربه ونهى النفس عن الهوى


TransliterationWaama man khafa maqama rabbihi wanaha alnnafsa AAani alhawa
LiteralAnd but who feared his Lord's position/status and he forbid/prevented the self from the self attraction for desire .

Yusuf AliAnd for such as had entertained the fear of standing before their Lord's (tribunal) and had restrained (their) soul from lower desires,
PickthalBut as for him who feared to stand before his Lord and restrained his soul from lust,
Arberry But as for him who feared the Station of his Lord and forbade the soul its caprice,
ShakirAnd as for him who fears to stand in the presence of his Lord and forbids the soul from low desires,
SarwarHowever, those who had feared their Lord and restrained their souls from acting according to its desires.
KhalifaAs for the one who reverenced the majesty of his Lord, and enjoined the self from sinful lusts.
Hilali/KhanBut as for him who feared standing before his Lord, and restrained himself from impure evil desires, and lusts.
H/K/SaheehBut as for he who feared the position of his Lord and prevented the soul from [unlawful] inclination,
MalikBut he who had feared standing before his Lord and curbed his evil desires[40]
QXPBut the one who feared standing before his Sustainer and restrained his selfish desire,
Maulana AliAnd as for him who fears to stand before his Lord and restrains himself from low desires,
Free MindsAnd as for the one who reverenced the majesty of his Lord, and restrained himself from desire.
Qaribullah But, whosoever feared the standing before his Lord and prevented the self from desires,

George SaleBut whoso shall have dreaded the appearing before his Lord, and shall have refrained his soul from lust;
JM RodwellBut as to him who shall have feared the majesty of his Lord, and shall have refrained his soul from lust,

AsadBut unto him who shall have stood in fear of his Sustainer's Presence, and held back his inner self from base desires,



an-Nazi'at 079:041

79:41 فان الجنة هي الماوى


TransliterationFa-inna aljannata hiya alma/wa
LiteralSo then the Paradise/treed garden, it is the shelter/refuge.

Yusuf AliTheir abode will be the Garden.
PickthalLo! the Garden will be his home.
Arberry surely Paradise shall be the refuge.
ShakirThen surely the garden-- that is the abode.
SarwarParadise will be the dwelling.
KhalifaParadise will be the abode.
Hilali/KhanVerily, Paradise will be his abode.
H/K/SaheehThen indeed, Paradise will be [his] refuge.
Malikshall have his home in paradise.[41]
QXPBehold, the Paradise will be his home.
Maulana AliThe Garden is surely the abode.
Free MindsThe Paradise will be the abode.
Qaribullah indeed, their refuge shall be Paradise.

George Saleverily paradise shall be his abode.
JM RodwellVerily, Paradise-that shall be his dwelling-place.

Asadparadise will truly be the goal!



an-Nazi'at 079:042

79:42 يسألونك عن الساعة ايان مرساها


TransliterationYas-aloonaka AAani alssaAAati ayyana mursaha
LiteralThey ask/question you about the Hour/Resurrection when (is) its landing ?

Yusuf AliThey ask thee about the Hour,-'When will be its appointed time?
PickthalThey ask thee of the Hour: when will it come to port?
Arberry They will question thee concerning the Hour, when it shall berth.
ShakirThey ask you about the hour, when it will come.
Sarwar(Muhammad), they ask you, "When will the Hour of Doom come?".
KhalifaThey ask you about the Hour, and when it will take place!
Hilali/KhanThey ask you (O Muhammad (Peace be upon him)) about the Hour, - when will be its appointed time?
H/K/SaheehThey ask you, [O Mu˙ammad], about the Hour: when is its arrival?
MalikThey ask you about the hour: "When will it come?"[42]
QXPThey ask you of the Hour, "When will it come to pass?"
Maulana AliThey ask thee about the Hour, When will that take place,
Free MindsThey ask you about the Hour: "When is its appointed time?"
Qaribullah They will question you about the Hour: 'When shall it be? '

George SaleThey will ask thee concerning the last hour, when will be the fixed time thereof.
JM RodwellThey will ask thee of "the Hour," when will be its fixed time?

AsadTHEY WILL ASK thee [O Prophet] about the Last Hour: "When will it come to pass?"



an-Nazi'at 079:043

79:43 فيم انت من ذكراها


TransliterationFeema anta min thikraha
LiteralIn what you are from mentioning/remembering it (what do you know about it or its time)?

Yusuf AliWherein art thou (concerned) with the declaration thereof?
PickthalWhy (ask they)? What hast thou to tell thereof?
Arberry What art thou about, to mention it?
ShakirAbout what! You are one to remind of it.
Sarwar(Muhammad), you do not know (when and how) it will come.
KhalifaIt is not you (Muhammad) who is destined to announce its time.
Hilali/KhanYou have no knowledge to say anything about it,
H/K/SaheehIn what [position] are you that you should mention it?
MalikBut it is not for you to know or tell its timing.[43]
QXPWhy? What do you have to tell them about it? (7:187), (33:63), (42:17).
Maulana AliAbout which thou remindest?
Free MindsYou have no knowledge if it.
Qaribullah But how are you to know?

George SaleBy what means canst thou give any information of the same?
JM RodwellBut what knowledge hast thou of it?

Asad[But] how couldst thou tell anything about it,



an-Nazi'at 079:044

79:44 الى ربك منتهاها


TransliterationIla rabbika muntahaha
LiteralTo your Lord (is) its ultimate/absolute end.

Yusuf AliWith thy Lord in the Limit fixed therefor.
PickthalUnto thy Lord belongeth (knowledge of) the term thereof.
Arberry Unto thy Lord is the final end of it.
ShakirTo your Lord is the goal of it.
SarwarThis matter is in the hands of your Lord.
KhalifaYour Lord decides its fate.
Hilali/KhanTo your Lord belongs (the knowledge of) the term thereof?
H/K/SaheehTo your Lord is its finality.
MalikOnly your Lord knows when it will come.[44]
QXPUnto your Lord is the culmination of it. (53:42).
Maulana AliTo thy Lord is the goal of it.
Free MindsTo your Lord is its term.
Qaribullah Its final end is for your Lord.

George SaleUnto thy Lord belongeth the knowledge of the period thereof:
JM RodwellIts period is known only to thy Lord;

Asad[seeing that] with thy Sustainer alone rests the beginning and the end [of all knowledge] thereof?



an-Nazi'at 079:045

79:45 انما انت منذر من يخشاها


TransliterationInnama anta munthiru man yakhshaha
LiteralTruly/but you are a warner/giver of notice (to) who fears it.

Yusuf AliThou art but a Warner for such as fear it.
PickthalThou art but a warner unto him who feareth it.
Arberry Thou art only the warner of him who fears it.
ShakirYou are only a warner to him who would fear it.
SarwarYou are only a warner for those who fear such a day.
KhalifaYour mission is to warn those who expect it.
Hilali/KhanYou (O Muhammad (Peace be upon him)) are only a warner for those who fear it,
H/K/SaheehYou are only a warner for those who fear it.
MalikYou are but a Warner to him who fears it.[45]
QXPYou are but a Warner unto him who stands in awe of it.
Maulana AliThou art only a warner to him who fears it.
Free MindsYou are simply to warn those who fear it.
Qaribullah You are but a warner for those who fear it.

George SaleAnd thou art only a warner, who fearest the same.
JM RodwellAnd thou art only charged with the warning of those who fear it.

AsadThou art but [sent] to warn those who stand in awe of it.



an-Nazi'at 079:046

79:46 كانهم يوم يرونها لم يلبثوا الا عشية او ضحاها


TransliterationKaannahum yawma yarawnaha lam yalbathoo illa AAashiyyatan aw duhaha
LiteralAs if they are, a day/time they see it, they did not stay/remain/wait (in their graves) except an evening or its daybreak/forenoon 456

Yusuf AliThe Day they see it, (It will be) as if they had tarried but a single evening, or (at most till) the following morn!
PickthalOn the day when they behold it, it will be as if they had but tarried for an evening or the morn thereof.
Arberry It shall be as if; on the day they see it, they have but tarried for an evening, or its forenoon.
ShakirOn the day that they see it, it will be as though they had not tarried but the latter part of a day or the early part of it.
SarwarOn the day when they see it, it will seem to them as though they had only lived in the world for a morning and an afternoon.
KhalifaThe day they see it, they will feel as if they lasted one evening or half a day.
Hilali/KhanThe Day they see it, (it will be) as if they had not tarried (in this world) except an afternoon or a morning
H/K/SaheehIt will be, on the Day they see it, as though they had not remained [in the world] except for an afternoon or a morning thereof.
MalikOn that Day when they shall see it, they shall feel as if they had stayed in this world only one evening or one morning.[46]
QXPOn the Day when they see it, it will be as if they had lived no longer than an evening or its morning.
Maulana AliOn the day when they see it, it will be as if they had but tarried for an evening or a morning.
Free MindsFor the Day they see it, it will be as if they had remained one evening or half a day.
Qaribullah On the Day when they behold it, it will be as if they had lingered but an evening, or, a morning.

George SaleThe day whereon they shall see the same, it shall seem to them as though they had not tarried in the world longer than an evening, or a morning thereof.
JM RodwellOn the day when they shall see it, it shall seem to them as though they had not tarried in the tomb, longer than its evening or its morn.

AsadOn the Day when they behold it, [it will seem to them] as if they had tarried [in this world] no longer than one evening or [one night, ending with] its morn!


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