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سورة الأعراف

7. Al-Araf

The heights


Total verses: 206
Revealed in: Mecca
Sajdah on verse: 206

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


The surah that depicts the final separation of the believers and unbelievers on the Day of Judgment by an unscalable edifice called The Elevations that veils them from one another; but upon it stand men and women who can see both the people destined for Paradise and those fated for Hell, while their own harrowing verdict remains as yet undeclared by God. It is named after "the Elevations" (al-Aʿrāf) mentioned in verse 46 ff. The surah begins by addressing the Prophet Muḥammad, reassuring him about his revelations, and closes emphasizing the fact that he merely repeats what is revealed to him. It warns the disbelievers of their fate via numerous stories of disobedient communities of the past, in the hope that they may take heed and repent before it is too late. Both subjects also serve to give encouragement to the Prophet and the believers.
The surah is also known as The Battlements, The Faculty of Discernment, The Heights, The Ramparts, Wall Between Heaven and Hell


Reciters:
- Mishary bin Rashid Al-Afasy (Arabic)
- Ibrahim Walk (English)
- Shamshad Ali Khan (Urdu)
Arabic only:

With English translation:

With Urdu translation:


Tafsir (Bayanul Quran):
Detailed verse by verse explanation of Quran in Urdu by Late Dr. Israr Ahmad.
AL-A'RAAF [001 TO 058]

AL-A'RAAF [059 TO 129]

AL-A'RAAF [130 TO 166]

AL-A'RAAF [167 TO End]


هَلْ يَنْظُرُونَ إِلَّا تَأْوِيلَهُ ۚ يَوْمَ يَأْتِي تَأْوِيلُهُ يَقُولُ الَّذِينَ نَسُوهُ مِنْ قَبْلُ قَدْ جَاءَتْ رُسُلُ رَبِّنَا بِالْحَقِّ فَهَلْ لَنَا مِنْ شُفَعَاءَ فَيَشْفَعُوا لَنَا أَوْ نُرَدُّ فَنَعْمَلَ غَيْرَ الَّذِي كُنَّا نَعْمَلُ ۚ قَدْ خَسِرُوا أَنْفُسَهُمْ وَضَلَّ عَنْهُمْ مَا كَانُوا يَفْتَرُونَ ﴿٥٣﴾
٥٣ - کیا یہ لوگ اس کے وعدہٴ عذاب کے منتظر ہیں۔ جس دن وہ وعدہ آجائے گا تو جو لوگ اس کو پہلے سے بھولے ہوئے ہوں گے وہ بول اٹھیں گے کہ بےشک ہمارے پروردگار کے رسول حق لے کر آئے تھے۔ بھلا (آج) ہمارا کوئی سفارشی ہیں کہ ہماری سفارش کریں یا ہم (دنیا میں) پھر لوٹا دیئے جائیں کہ جو عمل (بد) ہم (پہلے) کرتے تھے (وہ نہ کریں بلکہ) ان کے سوا اور (نیک) عمل کریں۔ بےشک ان لوگوں نے اپنا نقصان کیا اور جو کچھ یہ افتراء کیا کرتے تھے ان سے سب جاتا رہا .
[7:53] Do they await except its result? The Day its result comes those who had ignored it before will say, "The messengers of our Lord had come with the truth, so are there [now] any intercessors to intercede for us or could we be sent back to do other than we used to do?" They will have lost themselves, and lost from them is what they used to invent.
[Transliteration] hal yanzuroona illaa taa weelah, yawma yaatee taaweeluhoo yaqoolul lazeena nasoohu min qablu qad jaaa'at Rusulu Rabbinaa bilhaqq, fahal lanaa min shufa'aaa'a fa yashfa'oo lanaaa aw nuraddu fana'mala ghairal lazee kunnaa na'mal, qad khasirooo anfusahum wa dalla 'anhum maa kaanoo yaftaroon
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