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

51. And certainly We have already destroyed the likes of who you, but is there any one who will mind?

52. And everything they have done is in the writings.

53. And everything small and great is written down.

54. Surely those who guard (against evil) shall be in gardens and rivers,

55. In the seat of honour with a most Powerful King.

Chapter 55

78 Verses

The Beneficent (Rahman)

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

1. The Beneficent God,

2. Taught the Quran.

3. He created man,

4. Taught him the mode of expression.

5. The sun and the moon follow a reckoning.

6. And the herbs and the trees do adore (Him).

7. And the heaven, He raised it high, and He made the balance,

8. That you may not be inordinate in respect of the measure.

9. And keep up the balance with equity and do not make the measure deficient.

10. And the earth, He has set it for living creatures;

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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=856