|Abdullah Yusuf Ali's Translation
||Mohammed Marmaduke Pickthall's
|068.001. Nun. By the Pen and the (Record) which (men) write,-
||068.001. Nun. By the pen and that which they write (therewith),
|068.002. Thou art not, by the Grace of thy Lord, mad or possessed.
||068.002. Thou art not, for thy Lord's favour unto thee, a madman.
|068.003. Nay, verily for thee is a Reward unfailing:
||068.003. And lo! thine verily will be a reward unfailing.
|068.004. And thou (standest) on an exalted standard of character.
||068.004. And lo! thou art of a tremendous nature.
|068.005. Soon wilt thou see, and they will see,
||068.005. And thou wilt see and they will see
|068.006. Which of you is afflicted with madness.
||068.006. Which of you is the demented.
|068.007. Verily it is thy Lord that knoweth best, which (among men) hath strayed from His Path: and He knoweth best those who receive (true) Guidance.
||068.007. Lo! thy Lord is Best Aware of him who strayeth from His way, and He is Best Aware of those who walk aright.
|068.008. So hearken not to those who deny (the Truth).
||068.008. Therefor obey not thou the rejecters
|068.009. Their desire is that thou shouldst be pliant: so would they be pliant.
||068.009. Who would have had thee compromise, that they may compromise.
|068.010. Heed not the type of despicable men,- ready with oaths,
||068.010. Neither obey thou each feeble oath-monger,