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"And We verily gave Moses and Aaron the Criterion (of right and wrong) and a light and a Reminder for those who keep from evil." — Holy Qur'an 21:48


Holy Quran Verses from Pickthall and Yusufali's Translation

Surah Naas: Mankind

In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Yusufali:    Say: I seek refuge with the Lord and Cherisher of Mankind,
Pickthall:   Say: I seek refuge in the Lord of mankind,
Yusufali:    The King (or Ruler) of Mankind,
Pickthall:   The King of mankind,
Yusufali:    The God (for judge) of Mankind,-
Pickthall:   The God of mankind,
Yusufali:    From the mischief of the Whisperer (of Evil), who withdraws (after his whisper),-
Pickthall:   From the evil of the sneaking whisperer,
Yusufali:    (The same) who whispers into the hearts of Mankind,-
Pickthall:   Who whispereth in the hearts of mankind,
Yusufali:    Among Jinns and among men.
Pickthall:   Of the jinn and of mankind.


Let us pray (Sura 20, Ayat 114) 'Ya Rabbi Zidni Ilma!' ('O Lord! Increase me in knowledge.') and seek spiritual help (ta'yid) to understand our great faith.


Credits: Islamic Computing Center for providing the ASCII texts of the translations and Salmanspiritual.com for developing an interactive version.

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