The Man
Surah
Al-Insan
76
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Is there not a period of time when each human is nothing yet worth mentioning?1

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Has there [not] come upon man a period of time when he was not a thing [even] mentioned?

Saheeh International

٢
˹For˺ indeed, We ˹alone˺ created humans from a drop of mixed fluids,1 ˹in order˺ to test them, so We made them hear and see.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Indeed, We created man from a sperm-drop mixture1 that We may try him; and We made him hearing and seeing.

Saheeh International

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We already showed them the Way, whether they ˹choose to˺ be grateful or ungrateful.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Indeed, We guided him to the way, be he grateful or be he ungrateful.

Saheeh International

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Indeed, We have prepared for the disbelievers chains, shackles, and a blazing Fire.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Indeed, We have prepared for the disbelievers chains and shackles and a blaze.

Saheeh International

٥
Indeed, the virtuous will have a drink ˹of pure wine˺—flavoured with camphor—

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Indeed, the righteous will drink from a cup [of wine] whose mixture is of Kāfūr,1

Saheeh International

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˹from˺ a spring where Allah’s servants will drink, flowing at their will.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

A spring of which the [righteous] servants of Allah will drink; they will make it gush forth in force [and abundance].

Saheeh International

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They ˹are those who˺ fulfil ˹their˺ vows and fear a Day of sweeping horror,

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

They [are those who] fulfill [their] vows and fear a Day whose evil will be widespread.

Saheeh International

٨
and give food—despite their desire for it—to the poor, the orphan, and the captive,

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And they give food in spite of love for it1 to the needy, the orphan, and the captive,

Saheeh International

٩
˹saying to themselves,˺ “We feed you only for the sake of Allah, seeking neither reward nor thanks from you.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

[Saying], "We feed you only for the face [i.e., approval] of Allah. We wish not from you reward or gratitude.

Saheeh International

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We fear from our Lord a horribly distressful Day.”

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Indeed, We fear from our Lord a Day austere and distressful."

Saheeh International

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