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

and He is the Creator (of all), the Knower.

82. His command, when He intends anything, is only to say to it, “Be,” so it is.

83. Therefore glory be to Him in Whose hand is the kingdom of all things, and to Him you shall be brought back.

Chapter 37

182 Verses

The Rangers (Saffat)

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

1. I swear by those who draw themselves out in ranks,

2. Then those who drive away with reproof,

3. Then those who recite, being mindful,

4. Most surely your God is One:

5. The Lord of the heavens and the earth and what is between them, and Lord of the easts.

6. Surely We have adorned the nearest heaven with an adornment, the stars,

7. And (there is) a safeguard against every rebellious Shaitan.

8. They cannot listen to the exalted assembly and they are thrown at from every side,

9. Being driven off, and for them is a perpetual chastisement,

10. Except him who snatches off but once, then there follows

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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=723