In the Name of Allah (God) the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
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27. Surah An Naml (The Ants)

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


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1. Ta. Sin. These are the verses of the Qur'an and a Book luminous.
2. A guidance and glad tidings unto the believers.
3. Who establish the prayer and give the poor-rate, and of the Hereafter they are convinced.
4. Verily those who believe not in the Hereafter - fairseeming unto them We have made their works, so that they wander perplexed.
5. Those are they for whom shall be an evil torment. And in the Hereafter they shall be the greatest losers.
6. And verily thou art receiving the Qur'an)from before the Wise, the Knowing.
7. Recall what time Musa said unto his household: verily I perceive a fire afar; I shall forthwith bring you tidings thereof, or bring unto you a brand lighted therefrom, haply ye may warm yourselves.
8. Then when he came unto it, he was cried unto Thus; Blest is whosoever is in the fire and whosoever is around it; and hallowed be Allah, the Lord of the Worlds.
9. O Musa! verily it is I, Allah, the Mighty the Wise!
10. And cast thou down thy staff. Then when he saw it wriggling as though it were a serpent, he turned in flight and looked not back. O Musa! fear thou not; verily in My presence the sent ones fear not.
11. Excepting any who may have done wrong and thereafter changeth evil for good then verily I am Forgiving, Merciful.
12. And put thy hand into thy bosom, it Shall come forth white, with out hurt: amongst nine signs unto Fir'awn and his people. Verily they have been a people transgressing.
13. Then when Our signs came unto them illuminating, they said: this is a magic manifest.
14. And they gainsaid them, out of spite and arrogance, although their souls were convinced thereof. So behold! what hath been the end of the corruptors.
15. And assuredly We vouchsafed unto Daud and Sulaiman a knowledge, and the twain said: praise unto Allah Who hath preferred us above many of His believing bondmen!
16. And Sulaiman inherited from Daud. And he said: O mankind! verily have been taught the diction of we birds, and we have been vcuchsafed of every thing; and verily this is grace manifest.
17. And there were gathered unto Sulaiman his hosts of jinns and mankind and birds, and they were set in bands.
18. Until when they came unto the valley of the ants, an ant said: O ants! enter Your habitations lest Sulaiman and his hosts crush you while they perceive not.
19. So he smiled, amused at her speech, and said: my Lord! arouse me that I should be thankful for Thy favour wherewith Thou hast favoured me and my parents, and that I should work righteously pleasing Thee, and out of Thy mercy enter me among Thine righteous bondmen.
20. And he sought after the birds and said: what aileth me that I see not the hoopoe; is he among the absentees?
21. Surely I shall torment him with a severe torment, or I shall slaughter him, unless he bringeth unto me a warranty manifest.
22. Buthe tarried not far, and he said: I have encompassed that which thou hast- not encompassed, and I come unto thee from Saba with a tidings sure.
23. Verily have found a woman ruling over them and she hath been vouchsafed somewhat of everything, and hers is a mighty throne.
24. I have found her and her people adoring the sun instead of Allah, and the Satan hath made their works fairseeming unto them, and hath barred them from the way, so they are not guided.
25. So that they adore not Allah who bringeth forth the hidden in the heavens and the earth, and knoweth that which conceal and that which ye make known.
26. Allah! there is no God but he, the Lord of the Magnificent Throne.
27. Sulaiman said: we shall see now whether thou hast spoken the truth or whether thou art of the liars.
28. Go thou with this epistle of mine, and cast it down unto them, and turn aside from them, and see how they return.
29. She said:  O chiefs! verily there hath been cast unto me an honourable epistle.
30. Verily it is from Sulaiman, and verily it is: in the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful.

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