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playSurah  Al-'Anbya' (The Prophets) in English Translation, Chapter 21, الأنبياء
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 1 21 : 1 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 1
Yusuf Ali
Closer and closer to mankind comes their Reckoning: yet they heed not and they turn away.
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 2 21 : 2 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 2
Yusuf Ali
Never comes (aught) to them of a renewed Message from their Lord, but they listen to it as in jest,-
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 3 21 : 3 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 3
Yusuf Ali
Their hearts toying as with trifles. The wrong-doers conceal their private counsels, (saying), "Is this (one) more than a man like yourselves? Will ye go to witchcraft with your eyes open?"
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 4 21 : 4 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 4
Yusuf Ali
Say: "My Lord knoweth (every) word (spoken) in the heavens and on earth: He is the One that heareth and knoweth (all things)."
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 5 21 : 5 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 5
Yusuf Ali
"Nay," they say, "(these are) medleys of dream! - Nay, He forged it! - Nay, He is (but) a poet! Let him then bring us a Sign like the ones that were sent to (Prophets) of old!"
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 6 21 : 6 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 6
Yusuf Ali
(As to those) before them, not one of the populations which We destroyed believed: will these believe?
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 7 21 : 7 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 7
Yusuf Ali
Before thee, also, the messengers We sent were but men, to whom We granted inspiration: If ye realise this not, ask of those who possess the Message.
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 8 21 : 8 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 8
Yusuf Ali
Nor did We give them bodies that ate no food, nor were they exempt from death.
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 9 21 : 9 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 9
Yusuf Ali
In the end We fulfilled to them Our Promise, and We saved them and those whom We pleased, but We destroyed those who transgressed beyond bounds.
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 10 21 : 10 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 10
Yusuf Ali
We have revealed for you (O men!) a book in which is a Message for you: will ye not then understand?
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 11 21 : 11 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 11
Yusuf Ali
How many were the populations We utterly destroyed because of their iniquities, setting up in their places other peoples?
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 12 21 : 12 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 12
Yusuf Ali
Yet, when they felt Our Punishment (coming), behold, they (tried to) flee from it.
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 13 21 : 13 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 13
Yusuf Ali
Flee not, but return to the good things of this life which were given you, and to your homes in order that ye may be called to account.
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 14 21 : 14 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 14
Yusuf Ali
They said: "Ah! woe to us! We were indeed wrong-doers!"
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 15 21 : 15 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 15
Yusuf Ali
And that cry of theirs ceased not, till We made them as a field that is mown, as ashes silent and quenched.
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 16 21 : 16 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 16
Yusuf Ali
Not for (idle) sport did We create the heavens and the earth and all that is between!
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 17 21 : 17 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 17
Yusuf Ali
If it had been Our wish to take (just) a pastime, We should surely have taken it from the things nearest to Us, if We would do (such a thing)!
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 18 21 : 18 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 18
Yusuf Ali
Nay, We hurl the Truth against falsehood, and it knocks out its brain, and behold, falsehood doth perish! Ah! woe be to you for the (false) things ye ascribe (to Us).
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 19 21 : 19 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 19
Yusuf Ali
To Him belong all (creatures) in the heavens and on earth: Even those who are in His (very) Presence are not too proud to serve Him, nor are they (ever) weary (of His service):
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 20 21 : 20 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 21 : Ayah / Verse 20
Yusuf Ali
They celebrate His praises night and day, nor do they ever flag or intermit.
1 - Al-Fatihah
2 - Al-Baqarah
3 - 'Ali `Imran
4 - An-Nisa'
5 - Al-Ma'idah
6 - Al-'An`am
7 - Al-'A`raf
8 - Al-'Anfal
9 - At-Tawbah
10 - Yunus
11 - Hud
12 - Yusuf
13 - Ar-Ra`d
14 - 'Ibrahim
15 - Al-Hijr
16 - An-Nahl
17 - Al-'Isra'
18 - Al-Kahf
19 - Maryam
20 - Taha
[ 21 - Al-'Anbya' ]
22 - Al-Haj
23 - Al-Mu'minun
24 - An-Nur
25 - Al-Furqan
26 - Ash-Shu`ara'
27 - An-Naml
28 - Al-Qasas
29 - Al-`Ankabut
30 - Ar-Rum
31 - Luqman
32 - As-Sajdah
33 - Al-'Ahzab
34 - Saba'
35 - Fatir
36 - Ya-Sin
37 - As-Saffat
38 - Sad
39 - Az-Zumar
40 - Ghafir
41 - Fussilat
42 - Ash-Shuraa
43 - Az-Zukhruf
44 - Ad-Dukhan
45 - Al-Jathiyah
46 - Al-'Ahqaf
47 - Muhammad
48 - Al-Fath
49 - Al-Hujurat
50 - Qaf
51 - Adh-Dhariyat
52 - At-Tur
53 - An-Najm
54 - Al-Qamar
55 - Ar-Rahman
56 - Al-Waqi`ah
57 - Al-Hadid
58 - Al-Mujadila
59 - Al-Hashr
60 - Al-Mumtahanah
61 - As-Saf
62 - Al-Jumu`ah
63 - Al-Munafiqun
64 - At-Taghabun
65 - At-Talaq
66 - At-Tahrim
67 - Al-Mulk
68 - Al-Qalam
69 - Al-Haqqah
70 - Al-Ma`arij
71 - Nuh
72 - Al-Jinn
73 - Al-Muzzammil
74 - Al-Muddaththir
75 - Al-Qiyamah
76 - Al-'Insan
77 - Al-Mursalat
78 - An-Naba'
79 - An-Nazi`at
80 - `Abasa
81 - At-Takwir
82 - Al-'Infitar
83 - Al-Mutaffifin
84 - Al-'Inshiqaq
85 - Al-Buruj
86 - At-Tariq
87 - Al-'A`la
88 - Al-Ghashiyah
89 - Al-Fajr
90 - Al-Balad
91 - Ash-Shams
92 - Al-Layl
93 - Ad-Duhaa
94 - Ash-Sharh
95 - At-Tin
96 - Al-`Alaq
97 - Al-Qadr
98 - Al-Bayyinah
99 - Az-Zalzalah
100 - Al-`Adiyat
101 - Al-Qari`ah
102 - At-Takathur
103 - Al-`Asr
104 - Al-Humazah
105 - Al-Fil
106 - Quraysh
107 - Al-Ma`un
108 - Al-Kawthar
109 - Al-Kafirun
110 - An-Nasr
111 - Al-Masad
112 - Al-'Ikhlas
113 - Al-Falaq
114 - An-Nas