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

truth when it has come to him? Will not in hell be the abode of the unbelievers?

69. And (as for) those who strive hard for Us, We will most certainly guide them in Our ways; and Allah is most surely with the doers of good.

Chapter 30

60 Verses

The Romans (Rum)

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

1. Alif Lam Mim.

2. The Romans are vanquished,

3. In a near land, and they, after being vanquished, shall overcome,

4. Within a few years. Allah’s is the command before and after; and on that day the believers shall rejoice,

5. With the help of Allah; He helps whom He pleases; and He is the Mighty, the Merciful;

6. (This is) Allah’s promise! Allah will not fail His promise, but most people do not know.

7. They know the outward of this world’s life, but of the here­ after they are absolutely heedless.

8. Do they not reflect within themselves: Allah did not create

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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=659