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

Chapter 67

30 Verses

The Kingdom (Mulk)

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

1. Blessed is He in Whose hand is the kingdom, and He has power over all things,

2. Who created death and life that He may try you — which of you is best in deeds; and He is the Mighty, the Forgiving,

3. Who created the seven heavens one above another; you see no incongruity in the creation of the Beneficent God; then look again, can you see any disorder?

4. Then turn back the eye again and again; your look shall come back to you confused while it is fatigued.

5. And certainly We have adorned this lower heaven with lamps and We have made these missiles for the Shaitans, and We have prepared for them the chastisement of burning.

6. And for those who disbelieve in their Lord is the punishment of hell, and evil is the resort.

7. When they shall be cast therein, they shall hear a loud moaning of it as it heaves,

8. Almost bursting for fury. Whenever a group is cast into it, its keeper shall ask them: Did

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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=905