M. H. Shakir, The Holy Quran; Arabic Text and English Translation; Foot-notes by M. H. Shakir (1974)

are given the knowledge before it fall down on their faces, making obeisance when it is recited to them.

108. And they say: Glory be to our Lord! most surely the promise of our Lord was to be fulfilled.

109. And they fall down on their faces weeping, and it adds to their humility.

110. Say: Call upon Allah or call upon, the Beneficent God;* whichever you call upon, He has the best names; and do not utter your prayer with a very raised voice nor be silent with regard to it, and seek a way between these.

111. And say: (All) praise is due to Allah, Who has not taken a son and Who has not a partner in the kingdom, and Who has not a helper to save Him from disgrace; and proclaim His greatness magnifying (Him).

Chapter 18

110 Verses

The Cave (Kahf)

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.

1. (All) praise is due to Allah, Who revealed the Book to His servant and did not make in it any crookedness.

2. Rightly directing, that he might give warning of severe punishment from Him and give good news to the believers who

* Remember Allah by any of His names, which appeals to you but remember Him.

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M. H. Shakir, The Holy Quran; Arabic Text and English Translation; Foot-notes by M. H. Shakir, R. A. Juma, 1615 Pech Rd., Apt. 26C, Houston, Texas 77055. Presented by World Organization for Islamic Services (WOFIS), P.O. Box No. 2245, Tehran, Iran, 1974 Edition, Consulted online at “Quran Archive - Texts and Studies on the Quran” on 05 Oct. 2022: http://quran-archive.org/explorer/m-h-shakir/1974?page=486