ن وَالْقَلَمِ وَمَا يَسْطُرُونَ 1
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Nũn. By the pen and what everyone writes!

مَا أَنْتَ بِنِعْمَةِ رَبِّكَ بِمَجْنُونٍ 2
Dr. Mustafa Khattab By the grace of your Lord, you ˹O Prophet˺ are not insane.

وَإِنَّ لَكَ لَأَجْرًا غَيْرَ مَمْنُونٍ 3
Dr. Mustafa Khattab You will certainly have a never-ending reward.

وَإِنَّكَ لَعَلَىٰ خُلُقٍ عَظِيمٍ 4
Dr. Mustafa Khattab And you are truly ˹a man˺ of outstanding character.

فَسَتُبْصِرُ وَيُبْصِرُونَ 5
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Soon you and the pagans will see,

بِأَيْيِكُمُ الْمَفْتُونُ 6
Dr. Mustafa Khattab which of you is mad.

إِنَّ رَبَّكَ هُوَ أَعْلَمُ بِمَنْ ضَلَّ عَنْ سَبِيلِهِ وَهُوَ أَعْلَمُ بِالْمُهْتَدِينَ 7
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Surely your Lord ˹alone˺ knows best who has strayed from His Way and who is ˹rightly˺ guided.

فَلَا تُطِعِ الْمُكَذِّبِينَ 8
Dr. Mustafa Khattab So do not give in to the deniers.

وَدُّوا لَوْ تُدْهِنُ فَيُدْهِنُونَ 9
Dr. Mustafa Khattab They wish you would compromise so they would yield ˹to you˺.

وَلَا تُطِعْ كُلَّ حَلَّافٍ مَهِينٍ 10
Dr. Mustafa Khattab And do not obey the despicable, vain oath-taker,

هَمَّازٍ مَشَّاءٍ بِنَمِيمٍ 11
Dr. Mustafa Khattab slanderer, gossip-monger,