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

severe in retribution, [yet] all-bountiful,
there is no god except Him,
[and] toward Him is the destination.
4 No one disputes the signs of Allah
except the faithless.
So do not be misled by their bustle in the towns.
5 The people of Noah denied before them
and the [heathen] factions [who came] after them.
Every nation attempted to lay hands on their apostle,
and disputed erroneously to refute the truth.
Then I seized them;
so how was My retribution?!
6 That is how the word of your Lord became due
concerning the faithless,
that they shall be inmates of the Fire.
7 Those who bear the Throne,
and those around it,
celebrate the praise of their Lord
and have faith in Him,
and they plead for forgiveness for the faithful:
‘Our Lord!
You comprehend all things
in mercy and knowledge.
So forgive those who repent
and follow Your way
and save them from the punishment of hell.
8 Our Lord!
Admit them into the Gardens of Eden,
which You have promised them,

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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 05 Dec. 2022: