The Holy Qoran with English Translation

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1. بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ
In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful.
2. اقْرَأْ بِاسْمِ رَبِّكَ الَّذِي خَلَقَ
READ IN THE name of your Lord who created,
3. خَلَقَ الْإِنسَانَ مِنْ عَلَقٍ
Created man from an embryo;
4. اقْرَأْ وَرَبُّكَ الْأَكْرَمُ
Read, for your Lord is most beneficent,
5. الَّذِي عَلَّمَ بِالْقَلَمِ
Who taught by the pen,
6. عَلَّمَ الْإِنسَانَ مَا لَمْ يَعْلَمْ
Taught man what he did not know.
7. كَلَّا إِنَّ الْإِنسَانَ لَيَطْغَىٰ
And yet, but yet man is rebellious,
8. أَن رَّآهُ اسْتَغْنَىٰ
For he thinks he is sufficient in himself.
9. إِنَّ إِلَىٰ رَبِّكَ الرُّجْعَىٰ
Surely your returning is to your Lord.
10. أَرَأَيْتَ الَّذِي يَنْهَىٰ
Have you seen him who restrains
11. عَبْدًا إِذَا صَلَّىٰ
A votary when he turns to his devotions?
12. أَرَأَيْتَ إِن كَانَ عَلَى الْهُدَىٰ
Have you thought, if he had been on guidance
13. أَوْ أَمَرَ بِالتَّقْوَىٰ
Or had enjoined piety, (it would have been better)?
14. أَرَأَيْتَ إِن كَذَّبَ وَتَوَلَّىٰ
Have you thought that if he denies and turns away,
15. أَلَمْ يَعْلَم بِأَنَّ اللَّهَ يَرَىٰ
Does he not know that God sees?
16. كَلَّا لَئِن لَّمْ يَنتَهِ لَنَسْفَعًا بِالنَّاصِيَةِ
And yet indeed if he does not desist We shall drag him by the forelock,
17. نَاصِيَةٍ كَاذِبَةٍ خَاطِئَةٍ
By the lying, the sinful forelock.
18. فَلْيَدْعُ نَادِيَهُ
So let him call his associates,
19. سَنَدْعُ الزَّبَانِيَةَ
We shall call the guards of Hell.
20. كَلَّا لَا تُطِعْهُ وَاسْجُدْ وَاقْتَرِب ۩
Beware! Do not obey him, but bow in adoration and draw near (to your Lord).

English Translation of Quran provided by Ahmed Ali (Ahmed Ali *)