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Annotated Qur'an
Sura 51: The Scatterers
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Qur'an 51:1[edit]

By the spreaders spreading.

Qur'an 51:1 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:2[edit]

And those carrying loads.

Qur'an 51:2 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:3[edit]

And those moving gently.

Qur'an 51:3 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:4[edit]

And those distributing as commanded.

Qur'an 51:4 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:5[edit]

What you are promised is true.

Qur'an 51:5 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:6[edit]

Judgment will take place.

Qur'an 51:6 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:7[edit]

By the sky that is woven.

Qur'an 51:7 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:8[edit]

You differ in what you say.

Qur'an 51:8 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:9[edit]

Averted from it is he who is averted.

Qur'an 51:9 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:10[edit]

Perish the imposters.

Qur'an 51:10 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:11[edit]

Those who are dazed in ignorance.

Qur'an 51:11 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:12[edit]

They ask, “When is the Day of Judgment?”

Qur'an 51:12 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:13[edit]

The Day they are presented to the Fire.

Qur'an 51:13 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:14[edit]

“Taste your ordeal. This is what you used to challenge.”

Qur'an 51:14 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:15[edit]

But the pious are amidst gardens and springs.

Qur'an 51:15 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:16[edit]

Receiving what their Lord has given them. They were virtuous before that.

Qur'an 51:16 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:17[edit]

They used to sleep a little at night.

Qur'an 51:17 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:18[edit]

And at dawn, they would pray for pardon.

Qur'an 51:18 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:19[edit]

And in their wealth, there was a share for the beggar and the deprived.

Qur'an 51:19 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:20[edit]

And on earth are signs for the convinced.

Qur'an 51:20 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:21[edit]

And within yourselves. Do you not see?

Qur'an 51:21 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:22[edit]

And in the heaven is your livelihood, and what you are promised.

Qur'an 51:22 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:23[edit]

By the Lord of the heaven and the earth, it is as true as the fact that you speak.

Qur'an 51:23 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:24[edit]

Has the story of Abraham’s honorable guests reached you?

Qur'an 51:24 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:25[edit]

When they entered upon him, they said, “Peace.” He said, “Peace, strangers.”

Qur'an 51:25 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:26[edit]

Then he slipped away to his family, and brought a fatted calf.

Qur'an 51:26 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:27[edit]

He set it before them. He said, “Will you not eat?”

Qur'an 51:27 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:28[edit]

And he harbored fear of them. They said, “Do not fear,” and they announced to him the good news of a knowledgeable boy.

Qur'an 51:28 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:29[edit]

His wife came forward crying. She clasped her face, and said, “A barren old woman?”

Qur'an 51:29 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:30[edit]

They said, “Thus spoke your Lord. He is the Wise, the Knowing.”

Qur'an 51:30 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:31[edit]

He said, “What is your business, O envoys?”

Qur'an 51:31 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:32[edit]

They said, “We are sent to a people guilty of sin.”

Qur'an 51:32 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:33[edit]

“To unleash upon them rocks of clay.”

Qur'an 51:33 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:34[edit]

“Marked by your Lord for the excessive.”

Qur'an 51:34 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:35[edit]

We evacuated all the believers who were in it.

Qur'an 51:35 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:36[edit]

But found in it only one household of Muslims.

Qur'an 51:36 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:37[edit]

And We left in it a sign for those who fear the painful punishment.

Qur'an 51:37 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:38[edit]

And in Moses. We sent him to Pharaoh with a clear authority.

Qur'an 51:38 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:39[edit]

But he turned away with his warlords, and said, “A sorcerer or a madman.”

Qur'an 51:39 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:40[edit]

So We seized him and his troops, and threw them into the sea, and He was to blame.

Qur'an 51:40 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:41[edit]

And in Aad. We unleashed against them the devastating wind.

Qur'an 51:41 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:42[edit]

It spared nothing it came upon, but rendered it like decayed ruins.

Qur'an 51:42 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:43[edit]

And in Thamood. They were told, “Enjoy yourselves for a while.”

Qur'an 51:43 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:44[edit]

But they defied the command of their Lord, so the lightning struck them as they looked on.

Qur'an 51:44 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:45[edit]

They could not rise up, nor could they find help.

Qur'an 51:45 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:46[edit]

And before that, the people of Noah. They were immoral people.

Qur'an 51:46 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:47[edit]

We constructed the universe with power, and We are expanding it.

Qur'an 51:47 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:48[edit]

And the earth—We spread it out—How well We prepared it!

Qur'an 51:48 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:49[edit]

We created all things in pairs, so that you may reflect and ponder.

Qur'an 51:49 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:50[edit]

“So flee towards God. I am to you from Him a clear warner.”

Qur'an 51:50 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:51[edit]

“And do not set up any other god with God. I am to you from Him a clear warner.”

Qur'an 51:51 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:52[edit]

Likewise, no messenger came to those before them, but they said, “A sorcerer or a madman.”

Qur'an 51:52 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:53[edit]

Did they recommend it to one another? In fact, they are rebellious people.

Qur'an 51:53 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:54[edit]

So turn away from them; you are not to blame.

Qur'an 51:54 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:55[edit]

And remind, for the reminder benefits the believers.

Qur'an 51:55 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:56[edit]

I did not create the jinn and the humans except to worship Me.

Qur'an 51:56 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:57[edit]

I need no livelihood from them, nor do I need them to feed Me.

Qur'an 51:57 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:58[edit]

God is the Provider, the One with Power, the Strong.

Qur'an 51:58 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:59[edit]

Those who do wrong will have their turn, like the turn of their counterparts, so let them not rush Me.

Qur'an 51:59 Notes[edit]

Qur'an 51:60[edit]

So woe to those who disbelieve because of that Day of theirs which they are promised.

Qur'an 51:60 Notes[edit]