Ali Quli Qarai, The Qur’ān with a Phrase-by-Phrase English Translation (2005)

in whose favour the outcome of that abode will be.
43 The faithless say,
‘You have not been sent [by Allah].’
Say, ‘Allah suffices as a witness between me
and you,
and he who possesses the knowledge of the Book.’

14. Sūrat Ibrahīm 1

In the Name of Allah,
the All-beneficent, the All-merciful.

1 Alif, Lām, Rā.
[This is] a Book We have sent down to you
that you may bring mankind out from darkness
into light,
by the command of their Lord,
to the path of the All-mighty, the All-laudable
2 — Allah,
to whom belongs whatever is in the heavens
and whatever is on the earth.
And woe to the faithless for a severe punishment
3 — those who prefer the life of this world
to the Hereafter,
and bar [others] from the way of Allah,
and seek to make it crooked.
They are in extreme error.
4 We did not send any apostle
except with the language of his people,

1 The sūrah is named after Abraham, whose prayer appears in verses 35-41.

Cite this page

Ali Quli Qarai, The Qur’ān with a Phrase-by-Phrase English Translation, Islamic College for Advance Studies Press (ICAS), London (Distributed by The Centre for Translation of the Holy Qur’ān, Qom, Iran), Consulted online at “Quran Archive - Texts and Studies on the Quran” on 30 Sep. 2023: