AS-SAAFFAT (121-130)

In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful.  


YUSUFALI: Thus indeed do We reward those who do right.
PICKTHAL: Lo! thus do We reward the good.
SHAKIR: Even thus do We reward the doers of good.


YUSUFALI: For they were two of our believing Servants.
PICKTHAL: Lo! they are two of Our believing slaves.
SHAKIR: Surely they were both of Our believing servants.


YUSUFALI: So also was Elias among those sent (by Us).
PICKTHAL: And lo! Elias was of those sent (to warn),
SHAKIR: And Ilyas was most surely of the messengers.


YUSUFALI: Behold, he said to his people, "Will ye not fear (Allah)?
PICKTHAL: When he said unto his folk: Will ye not ward off (evil)?
SHAKIR: When he said to his people: Do you not guard (against evil)?


YUSUFALI: "Will ye call upon Baal and forsake the Best of Creators,-
PICKTHAL: Will ye cry unto Baal and forsake the Best of creators,
SHAKIR: What! do you call upon Ba'l and forsake the best of the creators,


YUSUFALI: "Allah, your Lord and Cherisher and the Lord and Cherisher of your fathers of old?"
PICKTHAL: Allah, your Lord and Lord of your forefathers?
SHAKIR: Allah, your Lord and the Lord of your fathers of yore?


YUSUFALI: But they rejected him, and they will certainly be called up (for punishment),-
PICKTHAL: But they denied him, so they surely will be haled forth (to the doom)
SHAKIR: But they called him a liar, therefore they shall most surely be brought up.


YUSUFALI: Except the sincere and devoted Servants of Allah (among them).
PICKTHAL: Save single-minded slaves of Allah.
SHAKIR: But not the servants of Allah, the purified ones.


YUSUFALI: And We left (this blessing) for him among generations (to come) in later times:
PICKTHAL: And we left for him among the later folk (the salutation):
SHAKIR: And We perpetuated to him (praise) among the later generations.


YUSUFALI: "Peace and salutation to such as Elias!"
PICKTHAL: Peace be unto Elias!
SHAKIR: Peace be on Ilyas.