Surat Sad (Shaad)

88 Ayat • Surat ke 38 • Makkiyah

إِذْ عُرِضَ عَلَيْهِ بِالْعَشِيِّ الصَّافِنَاتُ الْجِيَادُ


31. [Mention] when there were exhibited before him in the afternoon the poised [standing] racehorses.

فَقَالَ إِنِّي أَحْبَبْتُ حُبَّ الْخَيْرِ عَنْ ذِكْرِ رَبِّي حَتَّىٰ تَوَارَتْ بِالْحِجَابِ


32. And he said, "Indeed, I gave preference to the love of good [things] over the remembrance of my Lord until the sun disappeared into the curtain [of darkness]."

رُدُّوهَا عَلَيَّ ۖ فَطَفِقَ مَسْحًا بِالسُّوقِ وَالْأَعْنَاقِ


33. [He said], "Return them to me," and set about striking [their] legs and necks.

وَلَقَدْ فَتَنَّا سُلَيْمَانَ وَأَلْقَيْنَا عَلَىٰ كُرْسِيِّهِ جَسَدًا ثُمَّ أَنَابَ


34. And We certainly tried Solomon and placed on his throne a body; then he returned.

قَالَ رَبِّ اغْفِرْ لِي وَهَبْ لِي مُلْكًا لَا يَنْبَغِي لِأَحَدٍ مِنْ بَعْدِي ۖ إِنَّكَ أَنْتَ الْوَهَّابُ


35. He said, "My Lord, forgive me and grant me a kingdom such as will not belong to anyone after me. Indeed, You are the Bestower."

فَسَخَّرْنَا لَهُ الرِّيحَ تَجْرِي بِأَمْرِهِ رُخَاءً حَيْثُ أَصَابَ


36. So We subjected to him the wind blowing by his command, gently, wherever he directed,

وَالشَّيَاطِينَ كُلَّ بَنَّاءٍ وَغَوَّاصٍ


37. And [also] the devils [of jinn] - every builder and diver

وَآخَرِينَ مُقَرَّنِينَ فِي الْأَصْفَادِ


38. And others bound together in shackles.

هَٰذَا عَطَاؤُنَا فَامْنُنْ أَوْ أَمْسِكْ بِغَيْرِ حِسَابٍ


39. [We said], "This is Our gift, so grant or withhold without account."

وَإِنَّ لَهُ عِنْدَنَا لَزُلْفَىٰ وَحُسْنَ مَآبٍ


40. And indeed, for him is nearness to Us and a good place of return.