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

a Word of the Real
concerning whom they are in doubt.
35 It is not for Allah to take a son.
Immaculate is He!
When He decides on a matter,
He just says to it, ‘Be!’ and it is.
36 ‘Indeed Allah is my Lord and your Lord.
So worship Him.
This is a straight path.’
37 But the factions differed among themselves.
So woe to the faithless
at the scene of a tremendous day.
38 How well they will hear
and how well they will see
on the day when they come to Us!
But today the wrongdoers are
in manifest error.
39 Warn them of the Day of Regret,1
when the matter will be decided,
while they are [yet] heedless
and do not have faith.
40 Indeed We shall inherit the earth
and whoever there is on it,
and to Us they shall be brought back.

41 And mention in the Book Abraham.
Indeed he was a truthful one, a prophet.
42 When he said to his father, ‘Father!
Why do you worship

1 Another name for the Day of Judgement.

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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 31 Mar. 2023: