In the Name
of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.
(there is) no god but He, the Ever living, the Self-subsisting by Whom all things subsist.
[3.3] He has
revealed to you the Book with truth, verifying that which is before it, and He revealed
the Taurat and the Injeel aforetime, a guidance for the people, and He sent the Furqan.
they who disbelieve in the communications of Allah they shall have a severe chastisement;
and Allah is Mighty, the Lord of retribution.
Allah -- surely nothing is hidden from Him in the earth or in the heaven.
[3.6] He it
is Who shapes you in the wombs as He likes; there is no god but He, the Mighty, the Wise
[3.7] He it
is Who has revealed the Book to you; some of its verses are decisive, they are the basis
of the Book, and others are allegorical; then as for those in whose hearts there is
perversity they follow the part of it which is allegorical, seeking to mislead and seeking
to give it (their own) interpretation. but none knows its interpretation except Allah, and
those who are firmly rooted in knowledge say: We believe in it, it is all from our Lord;
and none do mind except those having understanding.
Lord! make not our hearts to deviate after Thou hast guided us aright, and grant us from
Thee mercy; surely Thou art the most liberal Giver.
Lord! surely Thou art the Gatherer of men on a day about which there is no doubt; surely
Allah will not fail (His) promise.
for) those who disbelieve, surely neither their wealth nor their children shall avail them
in the least against Allah, and these it is who are the fuel of the fire.
the striving of the people of Firon and those before them; they rejected Our
communications, so Allah destroyed them on account of their faults; and Allah is severe in
to those who disbelieve: You shall be vanquished, and driven together to hell; and evil is
Indeed there was a sign for you in the two hosts (which) met together in encounter; one
party fighting in the way of Allah and the other unbelieving, whom they saw twice as many
as themselves with the sight of the eye and Allah strengthens with His aid whom He
pleases; most surely there is a lesson in this for those who have sight.
love of desires, of women and sons and hoarded treasures of gold and silver and well bred
horses and cattle and tilth, is made to seem fair to men; this is the provision of the
life of this world; and Allah is He with Whom is the good goal (of life).
Say:Shall}I tell you what is better than these? For those who guard (against evil) are
gardens with their Lord, beneath which rivers flow, to abide in them, and pure mates and
Allah's pleasure; and Allah sees the servants.
who say: Our Lord! surely we believe, therefore forgive us our faults and save us from the
chastisement of the fire.
patient, and the truthful, and the obedient, and those who spend (benevolently) and those
who ask forgiveness in the morning times.
bears witness that there is no god but He, and (so do) the angels and those possessed of
knowledge, maintaining His creation with justice; there is no god but He, the Mighty, the
Surely the (true) religion with Allah is Islam, and those to whom the Book had been given
did not show opposition but after knowledge had come to them, out of envy among
themselves; and whoever disbelieves in the communications of Allah then surely Allah is
quick in reckoning.
if they dispute with you, say: I have submitted myself entirely to Allah and (so) every
one who follows me; and say to those who have been given the Book and the unlearned
people: Do you submit yourselves? So if they submit then indeed they follow the right way;
and if they turn back, then upon you is only the delivery of the message and Allah sees
Surely (as for) those who disbelieve in the communications of Allah and slay the prophets
unjustly and slay those among men who enjoin justice, announce to them a painful
are they whose works shall become null in this world as well as the hereafter, and they
shall have no helpers.
you not considered those (Jews) who are given a portion of the Book? They are invited to
the Book of Allah that it might decide between them, then a part of them turn back and
is because they say: The fire shall not touch us but for a few days; and what they have
forged deceives them in the matter of their religion.
how will it be when We shall gather them together on a day about which there is no doubt,
and every soul shall be fully paid what it has earned, and they shall not be dealt with
O Allah, Master of the Kingdom! Thou givest the kingdom to whomsoever Thou please and
takest away the kingdom from whomsoever Thou please, and Thou exaltest whom Thou please
and abasest whom Thou please in Thine hand is the good; surety, Thou hast power over all
makest the night to pass into the day and Thou makest the day to pass into the night, and
Thou bringest forth the living from the dead and Thou bringest forth the dead from the
living, and Thou givest sustenance to whom Thou please without measure.
not the believers take the unbelievers for friends rather than believers; and whoever does
this, he shall have nothing of (the guardianship of) Allah, but you should guard
yourselves against them, guarding carefully; and Allah makes you cautious of (retribution
from) Himself; and to Allah is the eventual coming.
Whether you hide what is in your hearts or manifest it, Allah knows it, and He knows
whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth, and Allah has power over all
the day that every soul shall find present what it has done of good and what it has done
of evil, it shall wish that between it and that (evil) there were a long duration of time;
and Allah makes you to be cautious of (retribution from) Himself; and Allah is
Compassionate to the servants.
If you love Allah, then follow me, Allah will love you and forgive you your faults, and
Allah is Forgiving, Merciful,
Obey Allah and the Apostle; but if they turn back, then surely Allah does not love the
Surely Allah chose Adam and Nuh and the descendants of Ibrahim and the descendants of
Imran above the nations.
Offspring one of the other; and Allah is Hearing, Knowing.
a woman of Imran said: My Lord! surely I vow to Thee what is in my womb, to be devoted (to
Thy service); accept therefore from me, surely Thou art the Hearing, the Knowing.
when she brought forth, she said: My Lord! Surely I have brought it forth a female-- and
Allah knew best what she brought forth -- and the male is not like the female, and I have
named it Marium, and I commend her and her offspring into Thy protection from the accursed
her Lord accepted her with a good acceptance and made her grow up a good growing, and gave
her into the charge of Zakariya; whenever Zakariya entered the sanctuary to (see) her, he
found with her food. He said: O Marium! whence comes this to you? She said: It is from
Allah. Surely Allah gives to whom He pleases without measure.
did Zakariya pray to his Lord; he said: My Lord! grant me from Thee good offspring; surely
Thou art the Hearer of prayer.
the angels called to him as he stood praying in the sanctuary: That Allah gives you the
good news of Yahya verifying a Word from Allah, and honorable and chaste and a prophet
from among the good ones.
said: My Lord! when shall there be a son (born) to me, and old age has already come upon
me, and my wife is barren? He said: even thus does Allah what He pleases.
said: My Lord! appoint a sign for me. Said He: Your sign is that you should not speak to
men for three days except by signs; and remember your Lord much and glorify Him in the
evening and the morning.
when the angels said: O Marium! surely Allah has chosen you and purified you and chosen
you above the women of the world.
Marium! keep to obedience to your Lord and humble yourself, and bow down with those who
is of the announcements relating to the unseen which We reveal to you; and you were not
with them when they cast their pens (to decide) which of them should have Marium in his
charge, and you were not with them when they contended one with another.
the angels said: O Marium, surely Allah gives you good news with a Word from Him (of one)
whose name is the Messiah, Isa son of Marium, worthy of regard in this world and the
hereafter and of those who are made near (to Allah).
he shall speak to the people when in the cradle and when of old age, and (he shall be) one
of the good ones.
said: My Lord! when shall there be a son (born) to me, and man has not touched me? He
said: Even so, Allah creates what He pleases; when He has decreed a matter, He only says
to it, Be, and it is.
He will teach him the Book and the wisdom and the Taurat and the Injeel.
(make him) an apostle to the children of Israel: That I have come to you with a sign from
your Lord, that I determine for you out of dust like the form of a bird, then I breathe
into it and it becomes a bird with Allah's permission and I heal the blind and the
leprous, and bring the dead to life with Allah's permission and I inform you of what you
should eat and what you should store in your houses; most surely there is a sign in this
for you, if you are believers.
[3.50] And a
verifier of that which is before me of the Taurat and that I may allow you part of that
which has been forbidden to you, and I have come to you with a sign from your Lord
therefore be careful of (your duty to) Allah and obey me.
Surely Allah is my Lord and your Lord, therefore serve Him; this is the right path.
when Isa perceived unbelief on their part, he said Who will be my helpers in Allah's way?
The disciples said: We are helpers (in the way) of Allah: We believe in Allah and bear
witness that we are submitting ones.
Lord! we believe in what Thou hast revealed and we follow the apostle, so write us down
with those who bear witness.
they planned and Allah (also) planned, and Allah is the best of planners.
when Allah said: O Isa, I am going to terminate the period of your stay (on earth) and
cause you to ascend unto Me and purify you of those who disbelieve and make those who
follow you above those who disbelieve to the day of resurrection; then to Me shall be your
return, so l will decide between you concerning that in which you differed.
as to those who disbelieve, I will chastise them with severe chastisement in this world
and the hereafter, and they shall have no helpers.
as to those who believe and do good deeds, He will pay them fully their rewards; and Allah
does not love the unjust.
We recite to you of the communications and the wise reminder.
Surely the likeness of Isa is with Allah as the likeness of Adam; He created him from
dust, then said to him, Be, and he was.
is) the truth from your Lord, so be not of the disputers.
whoever disputes with you in this matter after what has come to you of knowledge, then
say: Come let us call our sons and your sons and our women and your women and our near
people and your near people, then let us be earnest in prayer, and pray for the curse of
Allah on the liars.
surely this is the true explanation, and there is no god but Allah; and most surely Allah
-- He is the Mighty, the Wise.
if they turn back, then surely Allah knows the mischief-makers.
O followers of the Book! come to an equitable proposition between us and you that we shall
not serve any but Allah and (that) we shall not associate aught with Him, and (that) some
of us shall not take others for lords besides Allah; but if they turn back, then say: Bear
witness that we are Muslims.
followers of the Book! why do you dispute about Ibrahim, when the Taurat and the Injeel
were not revealed till after him; do you not then understand?
Behold! you are they who disputed about that of which you had knowledge; why then do you
dispute about that of which you have no knowledge? And Allah knows while you do not know.
Ibrahim was not a Jew nor a Christian but he was (an) upright (man), a Muslim, and he was
not one of the polytheists.
surely the nearest of people to Ibrahim are those who followed him and this Prophet and
those who believe and Allah is the guardian of the believers.
party of the followers of the Book desire that they should lead you astray, and they lead
not astray but themselves, and they do not perceive.
followers of the Book! Why do you disbelieve in the communications of Allah while you
followers of the Book! Why do you confound the truth with the falsehood and hide the truth
while you know?
[3.72] And a
party of the followers of the Book say: Avow belief in that which has been revealed to
those who believe, in the first part of the day, and disbelieve at the end of it, perhaps
they go back on their religion.
do not believe but in him who follows your religion. Say: Surely the (true) guidance is
the guidance of Allah -- that one may be given (by Him) the like of what you were given;
or they would contend with you by an argument before your Lord. Say: Surely grace is in
the hand of Allah, He gives it to whom He pleases; and Allah is Ample-giving, Knowing.
specially chooses for His mercy whom He pleases; and Allah is the Lord of mighty grace.
among the followers of the Book there are some such that if you entrust one (of them) with
a heap of wealth, he shall pay it back to you; and among them there are some such that if
you entrust one (of them) with a dinar he shall not pay it back to you except so long as
you remain firm in demanding it; this is because they say: There is not upon us in the
matter of the unlearned people any way (to reproach); and they tell a lie against Allah
while they know.
whoever fulfills his promise and guards (against evil) -- then surely Allah loves those
who guard (against evil).
for) those who take a small price for the covenant of Allah and their own oaths-- surely
they shall have no portion in the hereafter, and Allah will not speak to them, nor will He
look upon them on the day of resurrection nor will He purify them, and they shall have a
surely there is a party amongst those who distort the Book with their tongue that you may
consider it to be (a part) of the Book, and they say, It is from Allah, while it is not
from Allah, and they tell a lie against Allah whilst they know.
[3.79] It is
not meet for a mortal that Allah should give him the Book and the wisdom and prophethood,
then he should say to men: Be my servants rather than Allah's; but rather (he would say):
Be worshipers of the Lord because of your teaching the Book and your reading (it
neither would he enjoin you that you should take the angels and the prophets for lords;
what! would he enjoin you with unbelief after you are Muslims?
when Allah made a covenant through the prophets: Certainly what I have given you of Book
and wisdom -- then an apostle comes to you verifying that which is with you, you must
believe in him, and you must aid him. He said: Do you affirm and accept My compact in this
(matter)? They said: We do affirm. He said: Then bear witness, and I (too) am of the
bearers of witness with you.
Whoever therefore turns back after this, these it is that are the transgressors.
[3.83] Is it
then other than Allah's religion that they seek (to follow), and to Him submits whoever is
in the heavens and the earth, willingly or unwillingly, and to Him shall they be returned.
We believe in Allah and what has been revealed to us, and what was revealed to Ibrahim and
Ismail and Ishaq and Yaqoub and the tribes, and what was given to Musa and Isa and to the
prophets from their Lord; we do not make any distinction between any of them, and to Him
do we submit.
whoever desires a religion other than Islam, it shall not be accepted from him, and in the
hereafter he shall be one of the losers.
shall Allah guide a people who disbelieved after their believing and (after) they had
borne witness that the Apostle was true and clear arguments had come to them; and Allah
does not guide the unjust people.
for) these, their reward is that upon them is the curse of Allah and the angels and of
men, all together.
Abiding in it; their chastisement shall not be lightened nor shall they be respited.
Except those who repent after that and amend, then surely Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.
Surely, those who disbelieve after their believing, then increase in unbelief, their
repentance shall not be accepted, and these are they that go astray.
Surely, those who disbelieve and die while they are unbelievers, the earth full of gold
shall not be accepted from one of them, though he should offer to ransom himself with it,
these it is who shall have a painful chastisement, and they shall have no helpers.
[3.92] By no
means shall you attain to righteousness until you spend (benevolently) out of what you
love; and whatever thing you spend, Allah surely knows it.
food was lawful to the children of Israel except that which Israel had forbidden to
himself, before the Taurat was revealed. Say: Bring then the Taurat and read it, if you
whoever fabricates a lie against Allah after this, these it is that are the unjust.
Allah has spoken the truth, therefore follow the religion of Ibrahim, the upright one; and
he was not one of the polytheists.
surely the first house appointed for men is the one at Bekka, blessed and a guidance for
[3.97] In it
are clear signs, the standing place of Ibrahim, and whoever enters it shall be secure, and
pilgrimage to the House is incumbent upon men for the sake of Allah, (upon) every one who
is able to undertake the journey to it; and whoever disbelieves, then surely Allah is
Self-sufficient, above any need of the worlds.
O followers of the Book! why do you disbelieve in the communications of Allah? And Allah
is a witness of what you do.
O followers of the Book! why do you hinder him who believes from the way of Allah? You
seek (to make) it crooked, while you are witness, and Allah is not heedless of what you
you who believe! if you obey a party from among those who have been given the Book, they
will turn you back as unbelievers after you have believed.
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