AL BUROOJ (THE CONSTELLATIONS)
(Revealed at Mecca - contains 22 verses - 1 section)
Allah - beginning with the name of - the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful
[Burooj 85:1] By oath of the heaven which contains the constellations.
[Burooj 85:2] And by oath of the Promised Day.
[Burooj 85:3] And by oath of the day that is a witness and by oath of a day in which the people present themselves.
[Burooj 85:4] Accursed be the People of the Ditch!
[Burooj 85:5] The people of the fuelled blazing fire.
[Burooj 85:6] When they were sitting at its edge.
[Burooj 85:7] And they themselves are witnesses to what they were doing to the Muslims!
[Burooj 85:8] And what did they dislike from the Muslims, except that the Muslims accepted faith in Allah the Most Honourable, the Most Praiseworthy?
[Burooj 85:9] To Him only belongs the kingship of the heavens and the earth; and Allah is a Witness over all things.
[Burooj 85:10] Indeed those who troubled the Muslim men and Muslim women, and then did not repent – for them is the punishment of hell, and for them is the punishment of fire.
[Burooj 85:11] Indeed those who believed and did good deeds – for them are Gardens beneath which rivers flow; this is the great success.
[Burooj 85:12] Indeed the seizure of your Lord is very severe.
[Burooj 85:13] Indeed it is He Who initiates and redoes.
[Burooj 85:14] And He only is the Oft Forgiving, the Beloved of His bondmen.
[Burooj 85:15] Master of the Honourable Throne.
[Burooj 85:16] Always doing whatever He wills.
[Burooj 85:17] Did the story of the armies reach you?
[Burooj 85:18] (The armies of) Firaun and the tribe of Thamud.
[Burooj 85:19] In fact the disbelievers are in denial.
[Burooj 85:20] And Allah is after them, has them surrounded.
[Burooj 85:21] In fact it (what they deny) is the Noble Qur’an.
[Burooj 85:22] In the Preserved Tablet.
END OF SURAH