In the name of Allah, the
Beneficent, the Merciful.
[62.1] Whatever is in the
heavens and whatever is in the earth declares the glory of
Allah, the King, the Holy, the Mighty, the Wise.
[62.2] He it is Who raised among the inhabitants of Mecca
an Apostle from among themselves, who recites to them His
communications and purifies them, and teaches them the Book and
the Wisdom, although they were before certainly in clear error,
[62.3] And others from among them who have not yet joined
them; and He is the Mighty, the Wise.
[62.4] That is Allah's grace; He grants it to whom He
pleases, and Allah is the Lord of mighty grace.
[62.5] The likeness of those who were charged with the
Taurat, then they did not observe it, is as the likeness of the
ass bearing books, evil is the likeness of the people who reject
the communications of Allah; and Allah does not guide the unjust
[62.6] Say: O you who are Jews, if you think that you are
the favorites of Allah to the exclusion of other people, then
invoke death If you are truthful.
[62.7] And they will never invoke it because of what
their hands have sent before; and Allah is Cognizant of the
[62.8] Say: (As for) the death from which you flee, that
will surely overtake you, then you shall be sent back to the
Knower of the unseen and the seen, and He will inform you of
that which you did.
[62.9] O you who believe! when the call is made for
prayer on Friday, then hasten to the remembrance of Allah and
leave off trading; that is better for you, if you know.
[62.10] But when the prayer is ended, then disperse
abroad in the land and seek of Allah's grace, and remember Allah
much, that you may be successful.
[62.11] And when they see merchandise or sport they break
up for It, and leave you standing. Say: What is with Allah is
better than sport and (better) than merchandise, and Allah is
the best of Sustainers.