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سورة النمل

27. An-Naml

THE ANT


Total verses: 93
Revealed in: Mecca
Sajdah on verse: 26

Translations:
- Saheeh International (English)
- Mawlana Fateh Muhammad Jalandhari (Urdu)


The surah that speaks of the Valley of The Ants, through which the hosts of the prophet Solomon were once marching, wherein God miraculously enabled Solomon to hear one of them as she warned the other to flee into their homes before being crushed—a miracle of audition and understanding for which Solomon thanked God profusely. It takes its name from the story of Solomon and the ant (naml), mentioned in verse 18 ff. The surah both opens and closes by describing the Quran as joyful news for the believers and a warning for others. It gives stories of past prophets and the destruction of the communities that disbelieved in them. Illustrations are given of the nature of God’s power, contrasted with the total lack of power of the "partners" they worship beside Him, and descriptions are given of the Day of Judgement for those who deny it.


Reciters:
- Mishary bin Rashid Al-Afasy (Arabic)
- Ibrahim Walk (English)
- Shamshad Ali Khan (Urdu)
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Tafsir (Bayanul Quran):
Detailed verse by verse explanation of Quran in Urdu by Late Dr. Israr Ahmad.
AN-NAML


وَلُوطًا إِذْ قَالَ لِقَوْمِهِ أَتَأْتُونَ الْفَاحِشَةَ وَأَنْتُمْ تُبْصِرُونَ ﴿٥٤﴾
٥٤ - اور لوط کو (یاد کرو) جب انہوں نے اپنی قوم سے کہا کہ تم بےحیائی (کے کام) کیوں کرتے ہو اور تم دیکھتے ہو .
[27:54] And [mention] Lot, when he said to his people, "Do you commit immorality while you are seeing?
[Transliteration] Wa lootan iz qaala liqawmiheee ataatoonal faa hishata wa antum qawmun tajjhaloon
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أَئِنَّكُمْ لَتَأْتُونَ الرِّجَالَ شَهْوَةً مِنْ دُونِ النِّسَاءِ ۚ بَلْ أَنْتُمْ قَوْمٌ تَجْهَلُونَ ﴿٥٥﴾
٥٥ - کیا تم عورتوں کو چھوڑ کر (لذت حاصل کرنے) کے لئے مردوں کی طرف مائل ہوتے ہو۔ حقیقت یہ ہے کہ تم احمق لوگ ہو .
[27:55] Do you indeed approach men with desire instead of women? Rather, you are a people behaving ignorantly."
[Transliteration] A'innakum lataatoonar rijaala shahwatam min doonin nisaaa', bal antum qawmun tajhaloon
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فَمَا كَانَ جَوَابَ قَوْمِهِ إِلَّا أَنْ قَالُوا أَخْرِجُوا آلَ لُوطٍ مِنْ قَرْيَتِكُمْ ۖ إِنَّهُمْ أُنَاسٌ يَتَطَهَّرُونَ ﴿٥٦﴾
٥٦ - تو ان کی قوم کے لوگ (بولے تو) یہ بولے اور اس کے سوا ان کا کچھ جواب نہ تھا کہ لوط کے گھر والوں کو اپنے شہر سے نکال دو۔ یہ لوگ پاک رہنا چاہتے ہیں .
[27:56] But the answer of his people was not except that they said, "Expel the family of Lot from your city. Indeed, they are people who keep themselves pure."
[Transliteration] Fammaa kaana jawaaba qawmiheee illaaa an qaalooo akrijoon aalaa Lootim min qaryatikum innahum unaasuny yatatahharoon
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فَأَنْجَيْنَاهُ وَأَهْلَهُ إِلَّا امْرَأَتَهُ قَدَّرْنَاهَا مِنَ الْغَابِرِينَ ﴿٥٧﴾
٥٧ - تو ہم نے ان کو اور ان کے گھر والوں کو نجات دی۔ مگر ان کی بیوی کہ اس کی نسبت ہم نے مقرر کر رکھا ہے (کہ وہ پیچھے رہنے والوں میں ہوگی) .
[27:57] So We saved him and his family, except for his wife; We destined her to be of those who remained behind.
[Transliteration] Fa anjainaahu wa ahlahooo illam ra atahoo qaddarnaahaa minal ghaabireen
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