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playSurah  Al-'A`raf (The Elevated Places) in English Translation, Chapter 7, الأعراف
Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 1 7 : 1 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 1
Yusuf Ali
Alif, Lam, Mim, Sad.
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Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 2
Yusuf Ali
A Book revealed unto thee,- So let thy heart be oppressed no more by any difficulty on that account,- that with it thou mightest warn (the erring) and teach the Believers).
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Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 3
Yusuf Ali
Follow (O men!) the revelation given unto you from your Lord, and follow not, as friends or protectors, other than Him. Little it is ye remember of admonition.
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Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 4
Yusuf Ali
How many towns have We destroyed (for their sins)? Our punishment took them on a sudden by night or while they slept for their afternoon rest.
Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 5 7 : 5 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 5
Yusuf Ali
When (thus) Our punishment took them, no cry did they utter but this: "Indeed we did wrong."
Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 6 7 : 6 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 6
Yusuf Ali
Then shall we question those to whom Our message was sent and those by whom We sent it.
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Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 7
Yusuf Ali
And verily, We shall recount their whole story with knowledge, for We were never absent (at any time or place).
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Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 8
Yusuf Ali
The balance that day will be true (to nicety): those whose scale (of good) will be heavy, will prosper:
Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 9 7 : 9 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 9
Yusuf Ali
Those whose scale will be light, will be their souls in perdition, for that they wrongfully treated Our signs.
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Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 10
Yusuf Ali
It is We Who have placed you with authority on earth, and provided you therein with means for the fulfilment of your life: small are the thanks that ye give!
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Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 11
Yusuf Ali
It is We Who created you and gave you shape; then We bade the angels prostrate to Adam, and they prostrate; not so Iblis; He refused to be of those who prostrate.
Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 12 7 : 12 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 12
Yusuf Ali
(Allah) said: "What prevented thee from prostrating when I commanded thee?" He said: "I am better than he: Thou didst create me from fire, and him from clay."
Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 13 7 : 13 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 13
Yusuf Ali
(Allah) said: "Get thee down from this: it is not for thee to be arrogant here: get out, for thou art of the meanest (of creatures)."
Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 14 7 : 14 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 14
Yusuf Ali
He said: "Give me respite till the day they are raised up."
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Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 15
Yusuf Ali
(Allah) said: "Be thou among those who have respite."
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Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 16
Yusuf Ali
He said: "Because thou hast thrown me out of the way, lo! I will lie in wait for them on thy straight way:
Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 17 7 : 17 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 17
Yusuf Ali
"Then will I assault them from before them and behind them, from their right and their left: Nor wilt thou find, in most of them, gratitude (for thy mercies)."
Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 18 7 : 18 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 18
Yusuf Ali
(Allah) said: "Get out from this, disgraced and expelled. If any of them follow thee,- Hell will I fill with you all.
Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 19 7 : 19 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 19
Yusuf Ali
"O Adam! dwell thou and thy wife in the Garden, and enjoy (its good things) as ye wish: but approach not this tree, or ye run into harm and transgression."
Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 20 7 : 20 play Surah List
Surah / Chapter 7 : Ayah / Verse 20
Yusuf Ali
Then began Satan to whisper suggestions to them, bringing openly before their minds all their shame that was hidden from them (before): he said: "Your Lord only forbade you this tree, lest ye should become angels or such beings as live for ever."
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