AS-SAAFFAT (81-90)

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


YUSUFALI: For he was one of our believing Servants.
PICKTHAL: Lo! he is one of Our believing slaves.
SHAKIR: Surely he was of Our believing servants.


YUSUFALI: Then the rest we overwhelmed in the Flood.
PICKTHAL: Then We did drown the others.
SHAKIR: Then We drowned the others


YUSUFALI: Verily among those who followed his Way was Abraham.
PICKTHAL: And lo! of his persuasion verily was Abraham
SHAKIR: And most surely Ibrahim followed his way.


YUSUFALI: Behold! he approached his Lord with a sound heart.
PICKTHAL: When he came unto his Lord with a whole heart;
SHAKIR: When he came to his Lord with a free heart,


YUSUFALI: Behold! he said to his father and to his people, "What is that which ye worship?
PICKTHAL: When he said unto his father and his folk: What is it that ye worship?
SHAKIR: When he said to his father and his people: What is it that you worship?


YUSUFALI: "Is it a falsehood- gods other than Allah- that ye desire?
PICKTHAL: Is it a falsehood - gods beside Allah - that ye desire?
SHAKIR: A lie-- gods besides Allah-- do you desire?


YUSUFALI: "Then what is your idea about the Lord of the worlds?"
PICKTHAL: What then is your opinion of the Lord of the Worlds?
SHAKIR: What is then your idea about the Lord of the worlds?


YUSUFALI: Then did he cast a glance at the Stars.
PICKTHAL: And he glanced a glance at the stars
SHAKIR: Then he looked at the stars, looking up once,


YUSUFALI: And he said, "I am indeed sick (at heart)!"
PICKTHAL: Then said: Lo! I feel sick!
SHAKIR: Then he said: Surely I am sick (of your worshipping these).


YUSUFALI: So they turned away from him, and departed.
PICKTHAL: And they turned their backs and went away from him.
SHAKIR: So they went away from him, turning back.