The Heights
Surah
Al-A'raf
07
١
Alif-Lãm-Mĩm-Ṣãd.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Alif, Lām, Meem, Ṣād.1

Saheeh International

٢
˹This is˺ a Book sent down to you ˹O Prophet˺—do not let anxiety into your heart regarding it—so with it you may warn ˹the disbelievers˺, and as a reminder to the believers.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

[This is] a Book revealed to you, [O Muḥammad] - so let there not be in your breast distress therefrom - that you may warn thereby and as a reminder to the believers.

Saheeh International

٣
Follow what has been sent down to you from your Lord, and do not take others as guardians besides Him. How seldom are you mindful!

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Follow, [O mankind], what has been revealed to you from your Lord and do not follow other than Him any allies. Little do you remember.

Saheeh International

٤
˹Imagine˺ how many societies We have destroyed! Our torment took them by surprise ˹while sleeping˺ at night or midday.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And how many cities have We destroyed, and Our punishment came to them at night or while they were sleeping at noon.

Saheeh International

٥
Their only cry—when overwhelmed by Our torment—was, “We have indeed been wrongdoers.”

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And their declaration when Our punishment came to them was only that they said, "Indeed, we were wrongdoers!"

Saheeh International

٦
We will surely question those who received messengers and We will question the messengers ˹themselves˺.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Then We will surely question those to whom [a message] was sent, and We will surely question the messengers.

Saheeh International

٧
Then We will give them a full account with sure knowledge—for We were never absent.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Then We will surely relate [their deeds] to them with knowledge, and We were not [at all] absent.

Saheeh International

٨
The weighing on that Day will be just. As for those whose scale will be heavy ˹with good deeds˺, ˹only˺ they will be successful.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And the weighing [of deeds] that Day will be the truth. So those whose scales are heavy - it is they who will be the successful.

Saheeh International

٩
But those whose scale is light, they have doomed themselves for wrongfully denying Our signs.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And those whose scales are light - they are the ones who will lose themselves for what injustice they were doing toward Our verses.

Saheeh International

١٠
We have indeed established you on earth and provided you with a means of livelihood. ˹Yet˺ you seldom give any thanks.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And We have certainly established you upon the earth and made for you therein ways of livelihood. Little are you grateful.

Saheeh International

Notes placeholders