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سورة الصافات

37. As-Saaffat

Those who set the ranks


Total verses: 182
Revealed in: Mecca

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


The surah that opens with the oath of the Divine One swearing by the angels arrayed before Him in devotional ranks, The Ranged Ones—thereafter, by other angels propelling the clouds, dispelling evil, and reciting God’s praise. It takes its name from verse 1, which refers to a gropu of angels as "those ranged (ṣāffāt) in ranks". The central point of this surah is the unity of God (verse 4 and verse 180 ff.) and the refutation of the pagan belief that the angels were daughters of God and worthy of worship. The angels themselves are quoted to refute this (verse 164ff.). The prophethood of Muḥammad, is affirmed, as is the Hereafter. There are two supporting sections: the scenes in the Hereafter (verse 19ff.) and the stories of earlier prophets (verse 75 ff.).
The surah is also known as: Devotional Ranks, Drawn Up In Ranks, Ranged in Order, Ranged in Rows, The Rangers, The Ranks, Those Ranged in Ranks, Those in Ranks, Who Stand Arrayed in Rows.


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.
AS-SAFFAAT


وَيَقُولُونَ أَئِنَّا لَتَارِكُو آلِهَتِنَا لِشَاعِرٍ مَجْنُونٍ ﴿٣٦﴾
٣٦ - اور کہتے تھے کہ بھلا ہم ایک دیوانے شاعر کے کہنے سے کہیں اپنے معبودوں کو چھوڑ دینے والے ہیں.
[37:36] And were saying, "Are we to leave our gods for a mad poet?"
[Transliteration] Wa yaqooloona a'innaa lataarikooo aalihatinaa lishaa'irim majnoon
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