Yusuf Ali Blessed is He who sent down the criterion to His servant, that it may be an admonition to all creatures;-
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Yusuf Ali He to whom belongs the dominion of the heavens and the earth: no son has He begotten, nor has He a partner in His dominion: it is He who created all things, and ordered them in due proportions.
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Yusuf Ali Yet have they taken, besides him, gods that can create nothing but are themselves created; that have no control of hurt or good to themselves; nor can they control death nor life nor resurrection.
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Yusuf Ali But the misbelievers say: "Naught is this but a lie which he has forged, and others have helped him at it." In truth it is they who have put forward an iniquity and a falsehood.
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Yusuf Ali And they say: "Tales of the ancients, which he has caused to be written: and they are dictated before him morning and evening."
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Yusuf Ali Say: "The (Qur´an) was sent down by Him who knows the mystery (that is) in the heavens and the earth: verily He is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful."
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Yusuf Ali And they say: "What sort of a messenger is this, who eats food, and walks through the streets? Why has not an angel been sent down to him to give admonition with him?
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Yusuf Ali "Or (Why) has not a treasure been bestowed on him, or why has he (not) a garden for enjoyment?" The wicked say: "Ye follow none other than a man bewitched."
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Yusuf Ali See what kinds of comparisons they make for thee! But they have gone astray, and never a way will they be able to find!
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Yusuf Ali Blessed is He who, if that were His will, could give thee better (things) than those,- Gardens beneath which rivers flow; and He could give thee palaces (secure to dwell in).
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Yusuf Ali Nay they deny the hour (of the judgment to come): but We have prepared a blazing fire for such as deny the hour:
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Yusuf Ali When it sees them from a place fAr off, they will hear its fury and its ranging sigh.
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Yusuf Ali And when they are cast, bound together into a constricted place therein, they will pLead for destruction there and then!
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Yusuf Ali "This day plead not for a single destruction: plead for destruction oft-repeated!"
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Yusuf Ali Say: "Is that best, or the eternal garden, promised to the righteous? for them, that is a reward as well as a goal (of attainment).
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Yusuf Ali "For them there will be therein all that they wish for: they will dwell (there) for aye: A promise to be prayed for from thy Lord."
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Yusuf Ali The day He will gather them together as well as those whom they worship besides Allah, He will ask: "Was it ye who let these My servants astray, or did they stray from the Path themselves?"
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Yusuf Ali They will say: "Glory to Thee! not meet was it for us that we should take for protectors others besides Thee: But Thou didst bestow, on them and their fathers, good things (in life), until they forgot the Message: for they were a people (worthless and) lost."
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Yusuf Ali (Allah will say): "Now have they proved you liars in what ye say: so ye cannot avert (your penalty) nor (get) help." And whoever among you does wrong, him shall We cause to taste of a grievous Penalty.
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Yusuf Ali And the messengers whom We sent before thee were all (men) who ate food and walked through the streets: We have made some of you as a trial for others: will ye have patience? for Allah is One Who sees (all things).