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سورة الأعراف

7. Al-Araf

The heights

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

- 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

- 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.
AL-A'RAAF [001 TO 058]

AL-A'RAAF [059 TO 129]

AL-A'RAAF [130 TO 166]

AL-A'RAAF [167 TO End]

وَلُوطًا إِذْ قَالَ لِقَوْمِهِ أَتَأْتُونَ الْفَاحِشَةَ مَا سَبَقَكُمْ بِهَا مِنْ أَحَدٍ مِنَ الْعَالَمِينَ ﴿٨٠﴾
٨٠ - اور اسی طرح جب ہم نے لوط کو (پیغمبر بنا کر بھیجا تو) اس وقت انہوں نے اپنی قوم سے کہا کہ تم ایسی بےحیائی کا کام کیوں کرتے ہو کہ تم سے اہل عالم میں سے کسی نے اس طرح کا کام نہیں کیا .
[7:80] And [We had sent] Lot when he said to his people, "Do you commit such immorality as no one has preceded you with from among the worlds?
[Transliteration] Wa Lootan iz qaala liqawmiheee ataatoonal faahishata maa sabaqakum bihaa min ahadim minal 'aalameen
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إِنَّكُمْ لَتَأْتُونَ الرِّجَالَ شَهْوَةً مِنْ دُونِ النِّسَاءِ ۚ بَلْ أَنْتُمْ قَوْمٌ مُسْرِفُونَ ﴿٨١﴾
٨١ - یعنی خواہش نفسانی پورا کرنے کے لیے عورتوں کو چھوڑ کر لونڈوں پر گرتے ہو۔ حقیقت یہ ہے کہ تم لوگ حد سے نکل جانے والے ہو .
[7:81] Indeed, you approach men with desire, instead of women. Rather, you are a transgressing people."
[Transliteration] Innakum lataatoonar rijaala shahwatam min doonin nisaaa', bal antumqawmum musrifoon
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وَمَا كَانَ جَوَابَ قَوْمِهِ إِلَّا أَنْ قَالُوا أَخْرِجُوهُمْ مِنْ قَرْيَتِكُمْ ۖ إِنَّهُمْ أُنَاسٌ يَتَطَهَّرُونَ ﴿٨٢﴾
٨٢ - تو ان سے اس کا جواب کچھ نہ بن پڑا اور بولے تو یہ بولے کہ ان لوگوں (یعنی لوط اور اس کے گھر والوں) کو اپنے گاؤں سے نکال دو (کہ) یہ لوگ پاک بننا چاہتے ہیں .
[7:82] But the answer of his people was only that they said, "Evict them from your city! Indeed, they are men who keep themselves pure."
[Transliteration] Wa maa kaana jawaaba qawmihee illaa an qaalooo akhrijoohum min qaryatikum innahum unaasuny yatatah haroon
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فَأَنْجَيْنَاهُ وَأَهْلَهُ إِلَّا امْرَأَتَهُ كَانَتْ مِنَ الْغَابِرِينَ ﴿٨٣﴾
٨٣ - تو ہم نے ان کو اور ان کے گھر والوں کو بچا لیا مگر ان کی بی بی (نہ بچی) کہ وہ پیچھے رہنے والوں میں تھی .
[7:83] So We saved him and his family, except for his wife; she was of those who remained [with the evildoers].
[Transliteration] Fa anjainaahu wa ahlahooo illam ra atahoo kaanat minal ghaabireen
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وَأَمْطَرْنَا عَلَيْهِمْ مَطَرًا ۖ فَانْظُرْ كَيْفَ كَانَ عَاقِبَةُ الْمُجْرِمِينَ ﴿٨٤﴾
٨٤ - اور ہم نے ان پر (پتھروں کا) مینھ برسایا۔ سو دیکھ لو کہ گنہگاروں کا کیسا انجام ہوا .
[7:84] And We rained upon them a rain [of stones]. Then see how was the end of the criminals.
[Transliteration] Wa 'amtarnaa 'alaihim mataran fanzur kaifa kaana aaqibatul mujjrimeen
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