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

Chapter 23

118 Verses

The Believers (Moaminun)

Section 1
In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.

1. Successful indeed are the believers,

2. Who are humble in their prayers,

3. And who keep aloof from what is vain,

4. And who are givers of poor-rate,

5. And who guard their private parts,

6. Except before their mates or those whom their right hands possess, for they surely are not blameable,

7. But whoever seeks to go beyond that, these are they that exceed the limits;

8. And those who are keepers of their trusts and their covenant,

9. And those who keep a guard on their prayers;

10. These are they who are the heirs,

11. Who shall inherit the Paradise; they shall abide therein.

12. And certainly We created man of an extract of clay,

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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 06 Oct. 2022: http://quran-archive.org/explorer/m-h-shakir/1974?page=562