Surah Al Ma’arij

بِسۡمِ اللهِ الرَّحۡمٰنِ الرَّحِيۡمِ

  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 1
    سَأَلَ سَآئِلُۢ بِعَذَابٍ وَاقِعٍ ١ A challenger has demanded a punishment bound to come
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 2
    لِّلْكَـٰفِرِينَ لَيْسَ لَهُۥ دَافِعٌ ٢ for the disbelievers—to be averted by none—
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 3
    مِّنَ ٱللَّهِ ذِى ٱلْمَعَارِجِ ٣ from Allah, Lord of pathways of ?heavenly? ascent,
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 4
    تَعْرُجُ ٱلْمَلَـٰٓئِكَةُ وَٱلرُّوحُ إِلَيْهِ فِى يَوْمٍ كَانَ مِقْدَارُهُۥ خَمْسِينَ أَلْفَ سَنَةٍ ٤ ?through which? the angels and the ?holy? spirit will ascend to Him on a Day fifty thousand years in length.
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 5
    فَٱصْبِرْ صَبْرًا جَمِيلاً ٥ So endure ?this denial, O Prophet,? with beautiful patience.
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 6
    إِنَّهُمْ يَرَوْنَهُۥ بَعِيدًا ٦ They truly see this ?Day? as impossible,
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 7
    وَنَرَٮٰهُ قَرِيبًا ٧ but We see it as inevitable.
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 8
    يَوْمَ تَكُونُ ٱلسَّمَآءُ كَٱلْمُهْلِ ٨ On that Day the sky will be like molten brass
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 9
    وَتَكُونُ ٱلْجِبَالُ كَٱلْعِهْنِ ٩ and the mountains like ?tufts of? wool.
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 10
    وَلَا يَسْــَٔلُ حَمِيمٌ حَمِيمًا ١٠ And no close friend will ask ?about? their friends,
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 11
    يُبَصَّرُونَهُمْ‌ۚ يَوَدُّ ٱلْمُجْرِمُ لَوْ يَفْتَدِى مِنْ عَذَابِ يَوْمِئِذِۭ بِبَنِيهِ ١١ ?although? they will be made to see each other. The wicked will wish to ransom themselves from the punishment of that Day by their children,
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 12
    وَصَـٰحِبَتِهِۦ وَأَخِيهِ ١٢ their spouses, their siblings,
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 13
    وَفَصِيلَتِهِ ٱلَّتِى تُــْٔوِيهِ ١٣ their clan that sheltered them,
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 14
    وَمَن فِى ٱلْأَرْضِ جَمِيعًا ثُمَّ يُنجِيهِ ١٤ and everyone on earth altogether, just to save themselves.
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 15
    كَلَّآ‌ۖ إِنَّهَا لَظَىٰ ١٥ But no! There will certainly be a raging Flame
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 16
    نَزَّاعَةً لِّلشَّوَىٰ ١٦ ripping off scalps.
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 17
    تَدْعُواْ مَنْ أَدْبَرَ وَتَوَلَّىٰ ١٧ It will summon whoever turned their backs ?on Allah? and turned away ?from the truth?,
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 18
    وَجَمَعَ فَأَوْعَىٰٓ ١٨ and gathered and hoarded ?wealth?.
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 19
    ۞ إِنَّ ٱلْإِنسَـٰنَ خُلِقَ هَلُوعًا ١٩ Indeed, humankind was created impatient:
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 20
    إِذَا مَسَّهُ ٱلشَّرُّ جَزُوعًا ٢٠ distressed when touched with evil,
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 21
    وَإِذَا مَسَّهُ ٱلْخَيْرُ مَنُوعًا ٢١ and withholding when touched with good—
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 22
    إِلَّا ٱلْمُصَلِّينَ ٢٢ except those who pray,
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 23
    ٱلَّذِينَ هُمْ عَلَىٰ صَلَاتِهِمْ دَآئِمُونَ ٢٣ consistently performing their prayers;
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 24
    وَٱلَّذِينَ فِىٓ أَمْوَٲلِهِمْ حَقٌّ مَّعْلُومٌ ٢٤ and who give the rightful share of their wealth
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 25
    لِّلسَّآئِلِ وَٱلْمَحْرُومِ ٢٥ to the beggar and the poor;
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 26
    وَٱلَّذِينَ يُصَدِّقُونَ بِيَوْمِ ٱلدِّينِ ٢٦ and who ?firmly? believe in the Day of Judgment;
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 27
    وَٱلَّذِينَ هُم مِّنْ عَذَابِ رَبِّهِم مُّشْفِقُونَ ٢٧ and those who fear the punishment of their Lord—
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 28
    إِنَّ عَذَابَ رَبِّهِمْ غَيْرُ مَأْمُونٍ ٢٨ ?knowing that? none should feel secure from their Lord’s punishment—
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 29
    وَٱلَّذِينَ هُمْ لِفُرُوجِهِمْ حَـٰفِظُونَ ٢٩ and those who guard their chastity
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 30
    إِلَّا عَلَىٰٓ أَزْوَٲجِهِمْ أَوْ مَا مَلَكَتْ أَيْمَـٰنُهُمْ فَإِنَّهُمْ غَيْرُ مَلُومِينَ ٣٠ except with their wives or those ?bondwomen? in their possession, for then they are free from blame,
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 31
    فَمَنِ ٱبْتَغَىٰ وَرَآءَ ذَٲلِكَ فَأُوْلَـٰٓئِكَ هُمُ ٱلْعَادُونَ ٣١ but whoever seeks beyond that are the transgressors.
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 32
    وَٱلَّذِينَ هُمْ لِأَمَـٰنَـٰتِهِمْ وَعَهْدِهِمْ رَٲعُونَ ٣٢ ?The faithful are? also those who are true to their trusts and covenants;
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 33
    وَٱلَّذِينَ هُم بِشَهَـٰدَٲتِهِمْ قَآئِمُونَ ٣٣ and who are honest in their testimony;
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 34
    وَٱلَّذِينَ هُمْ عَلَىٰ صَلَاتِهِمْ يُحَافِظُونَ ٣٤ and who are ?properly? observant of their prayers.
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 35
    أُوْلَـٰٓئِكَ فِى جَنَّـٰتٍ مُّكْرَمُونَ ٣٥ These will be in Gardens, held in honour.
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 36
    فَمَالِ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُواْ قِبَلَكَ مُهْطِعِينَ ٣٦ So what is the matter with the disbelievers that they rush ?head-long? towards you ?O Prophet?,
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 37
    عَنِ ٱلْيَمِينِ وَعَنِ ٱلشِّمَالِ عِزِينَ ٣٧ from the right and the left, in groups ?to mock you??
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 38
    أَيَطْمَعُ كُلُّ ٱمْرِىٍٕ مِّنْهُمْ أَن يُدْخَلَ جَنَّةَ نَعِيمٍ ٣٨ Does every one of them expect to be admitted into a Garden of Bliss?
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 39
    كَلَّآ‌ۖ إِنَّا خَلَقْنَـٰهُم مِّمَّا يَعْلَمُونَ ٣٩ But no! Indeed, they ?already? know what We created them from.
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 40
    فَلَآ أُقْسِمُ بِرَبِّ ٱلْمَشَـٰرِقِ وَٱلْمَغَـٰرِبِ إِنَّا لَقَـٰدِرُونَ ٤٠ So, I do swear by the Lord of ?all? the points of sunrise and sunset that We are truly capable
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 41
    عَلَىٰٓ أَن نُّبَدِّلَ خَيْرًا مِّنْهُمْ وَمَا نَحْنُ بِمَسْبُوقِينَ ٤١ of replacing them with ?others? better than them, and We cannot be prevented ?from doing so?.
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 42
    فَذَرْهُمْ يَخُوضُواْ وَيَلْعَبُواْ حَتَّىٰ يُلَـٰقُواْ يَوْمَهُمُ ٱلَّذِى يُوعَدُونَ ٤٢ So let them indulge ?in falsehood? and amuse ?themselves? until they face their Day, which they have been threatened with—
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 43
    يَوْمَ يَخْرُجُونَ مِنَ ٱلْأَجْدَاثِ سِرَاعًا كَأَنَّهُمْ إِلَىٰ نُصُبٍ يُوفِضُونَ ٤٣ the Day they will come forth from the graves swiftly, as if racing to an idol ?for a blessing?,
  • Al Ma’arij Ayah 44
    خَـٰشِعَةً أَبْصَـٰرُهُمْ تَرْهَقُهُمْ ذِلَّةٌ‌ۚ ذَٲلِكَ ٱلْيَوْمُ ٱلَّذِى كَانُواْ يُوعَدُونَ ٤٤ with eyes downcast, utterly covered with disgrace. That is the Day they have ?always? been warned of.

المعارج which is spelled Surah Al Ma'arij in english has meaning The Ascending Stairways is placed at number 70 in the Quran. This surah that contains 44 number of ayah, started on page 568 & ends on page 570 in the Holy Quran.

المعارج is part of & given to prophet Muhammad as the number 79 in the order of Quran revelation.

Translator: The Clear Quran Dr. Mustafa Khattab Language: en-US