TA-HA (1-10)

In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful.  




YUSUFALI: We have not sent down the Qur'an to thee to be (an occasion) for thy distress,
PICKTHAL: We have not revealed unto thee (Muhammad) this Qur'an that thou shouldst be distressed,
SHAKIR: We have not revealed the Quran to you that you may be unsuccessful.


YUSUFALI: But only as an admonition to those who fear (Allah),-
PICKTHAL: But as a reminder unto him who feareth,
SHAKIR: Nay, it is a reminder to him who fears:


YUSUFALI: A revelation from Him Who created the earth and the heavens on high.
PICKTHAL: A revelation from Him Who created the earth and the high heavens,
SHAKIR: A revelation from Him Who created the earth and the high heavens.


YUSUFALI: (Allah) Most Gracious is firmly established on the throne (of authority).
PICKTHAL: The Beneficent One, Who is established on the Throne.
SHAKIR: The Beneficent Allah is firm in power.


YUSUFALI: To Him belongs what is in the heavens and on earth, and all between them, and all beneath the soil.
PICKTHAL: Unto Him belongeth whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is in the earth, and whatsoever is between them, and whatsoever is beneath the sod.
SHAKIR: His is what is in the heavens and what is in the earth and what is between them two and what is beneath the ground.


YUSUFALI: If thou pronounce the word aloud, (it is no matter): for verily He knoweth what is secret and what is yet more hidden.
PICKTHAL: And if thou speakest aloud, then lo! He knoweth the secret (thought) and (that which is yet) more hidden.
SHAKIR: And if you utter the saying aloud, then surely He knows the secret, and what is yet more hidden.


YUSUFALI: Allah! there is no god but He! To Him belong the most Beautiful Names.
PICKTHAL: Allah! There is no Allah save Him. His are the most beautiful names.
SHAKIR: Allah-- there is no god but He; His are the very best names.


YUSUFALI: Has the story of Moses reached thee?
PICKTHAL: Hath there come unto thee the story of Moses?
SHAKIR: And has the story of Musa come to you?


YUSUFALI: Behold, he saw a fire: So he said to his family, "Tarry ye; I perceive a fire; perhaps I can bring you some burning brand therefrom, or find some guidance at the fire."
PICKTHAL: When he saw a fire and said unto his folk: Lo! Wait! I see a fire afar off. Peradventure I may bring you a brand therefrom or may find guidance at the fire.
SHAKIR: When he saw fire, he said to his family: Stop, for surely I see a fire, haply I may bring to you therefrom a live coal or find a guidance at the fire.