|Abdullah Yusuf Ali's Translation
||Mohammed Marmaduke Pickthall's
|050.001. Qaf: By the Glorious Qur'an (Thou art God's Apostle).
||050.001. Qaf. By the Glorious Qur'an,
|050.002. But they wonder that there has come to them a Warner from among themselves. So the Unbelievers say: "This is a wonderful thing!
||050.002. Nay, but they marvel that a warner of their own hath come unto them; and the disbelievers say: This is a strange thing:
|050.003. "What! When we die and become dust, (shall we live again?) That is a (sort of) return far (from our understanding)."
||050.003. When we are dead and have become dust (shall we be brought back again) ? That would be a far return!
|050.004. We already know how much of them the earth takes away: With Us is a record guarding (the full account).
||050.004. We know that which the earth taketh of them, and with Us is a recording Book.
|050.005. But they deny the Truth when it comes to them: so they are in a confused state.
||050.005. Nay, but they have denied the truth when it came unto them, therefor they are now in troubled case.
|050.006. Do they not look at the sky above them?- How We have made it and adorned it, and there are no flaws in it?
||050.006. Have they not then observed the sky above them, how We have constructed it and beautified it, and how there are no rifts therein ?
|050.007. And the earth- We have spread it out, and set thereon mountains standing firm, and produced therein every kind of beautiful growth (in pairs)-
||050.007. And the earth have We spread out, and have flung firm hills therein, and have caused of every lovely kind to grow thereon,
|050.008. To be observed and commemorated by every devotee turning (to God).
||050.008. A vision and a reminder for every penitent slave.
|050.009. And We send down from the sky rain charted with blessing, and We produce therewith gardens and Grain for harvests;
||050.009. And We send down from the sky blessed water whereby We give growth unto gardens and the grain of crops,
|050.010. And tall (and stately) palm-trees, with shoots of fruit-stalks, piled one over another;-
||050.010. And lofty date-palms with ranged clusters,