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  • Surah Al Baqarah (The Cow) Ayat 102


  • وَٱتَّبَعُوا۟
  • مَا
  • تَتْلُوا۟
  • ٱلشَّيَٰطِينُ
  • عَلَىٰ
  • مُلْكِ
  • سُلَيْمَٰنَ
  • ۖ
  • وَمَا
  • كَفَرَ
  • سُلَيْمَٰنُ
  • وَلَٰكِنَّ
  • ٱلشَّيَٰطِينَ
  • كَفَرُوا۟
  • يُعَلِّمُونَ
  • ٱلنَّاسَ
  • ٱلسِّحْرَ
  • وَمَآ
  • أُنزِلَ
  • عَلَى
  • ٱلْمَلَكَيْنِ
  • بِبَابِلَ
  • هَٰرُوتَ
  • وَمَٰرُوتَ
  • ۚ
  • وَمَا
  • يُعَلِّمَانِ
  • مِنْ
  • أَحَدٍ
  • حَتَّىٰ
  • يَقُولَآ
  • إِنَّمَا
  • نَحْنُ
  • فِتْنَةٌ
  • فَلَا
  • تَكْفُرْ
  • ۖ
  • فَيَتَعَلَّمُونَ
  • مِنْهُمَا
  • مَا
  • يُفَرِّقُونَ
  • بِهِۦ
  • بَيْنَ
  • ٱلْمَرْءِ
  • وَزَوْجِهِۦ
  • ۚ
  • وَمَا
  • هُم
  • بِضَآرِّينَ
  • بِهِۦ
  • مِنْ
  • أَحَدٍ
  • إِلَّا
  • بِإِذْنِ
  • ٱللَّهِ
  • ۚ
  • وَيَتَعَلَّمُونَ
  • مَا
  • يَضُرُّهُمْ
  • وَلَا
  • يَنفَعُهُمْ
  • ۚ
  • وَلَقَدْ
  • عَلِمُوا۟
  • لَمَنِ
  • ٱشْتَرَىٰهُ
  • مَا
  • لَهُۥ
  • فِى
  • ٱلْءَاخِرَةِ
  • مِنْ
  • خَلَٰقٍ
  • ۚ
  • وَلَبِئْسَ
  • مَا
  • شَرَوْا۟
  • بِهِۦٓ
  • أَنفُسَهُمْ
  • ۚ
  • لَوْ
  • كَانُوا۟
  • يَعْلَمُونَ
  • Muhammad Habib Shakir: And they followed what the Shaitans chanted of sorcery in the reign of Sulaiman, and Sulaiman was not an unbeliever, but the Shaitans disbelieved, they taught men sorcery and that was sent down to the two angels at Babel, Harut and Marut, yet these two taught no man until they had said, "Surely we are only a trial, therefore do not be a disbeliever." Even then men learned from these two, magic by which they might cause a separation between a man and his wife; and they cannot hurt with it any one except with Allah´s permission, and they learned what harmed them and did not profit them, and certainly they know that he who bought it should have no share of good in the hereafter and evil was the price for which they sold their souls, had they but known this.
  • Abdullah Yusuf Ali: They followed what the evil ones gave out (falsely) against the power of Solomon: the blasphemers Were, not Solomon, but the evil ones, teaching men Magic, and such things as came down at babylon to the angels Harut and Marut. But neither of these taught anyone (Such things) without saying: "We are only for trial; so do not blaspheme." They learned from them the means to sow discord between man and wife. But they could not thus harm anyone except by Allah´s permission. And they learned what harmed them, not what profited them. And they knew that the buyers of (magic) would have no share in the happiness of the Hereafter. And vile was the price for which they did sell their souls, if they but knew!
  • M.Pickthall: And follow that which the devils falsely related against the kingdom of Solomon. Solomon disbelieved not; but the devils disbelieved, teaching mankind magic and that which was revealed to the two angels in Babel, Harut and Marut. Nor did they (the two angels) teach it to anyone till they had said: We are only a temptation, therefore disbelieve not (in the guidance of Allah). And from these two (angles) people learn that by which they cause division between man and wife; but they injure thereby no-one save by Allah´s leave. And they learn that which harmeth them and profiteth them not. And surely they do know that he who trafficketh therein will have no (happy) portion in the Hereafter; and surely evil is the price for which they sell their souls, if they but knew.
  • Amatul Rahmân Omer: Moreover, they (- the Jews of the Prophet´s time) pursue (the same tactics) which the rebels had followed against the empire of Solomon. And it was not Solomon that had committed breach of faith, but it was the rebels that had committed breach of faith. They (- the Jews of Madînah) teach the people the modes of intriguing; and also (pursue) that which had (once) been revealed to the two angels, Hârût and Mârût in Babylon. But these two would not teach (anything to) anyone without first declaring, `We are but a trial (for you here), do not, therefore commit breach of faith.´ So they (- the followers of Hârût and Mârût), learnt from them that (teaching) by which they made a distinction between man and his wife, (- they taught men only and not women), yet they would not harm anyone thereby (by their practice), save by the command of Allâh. But these people (- the Jews of the Prophet´s time, on the contrary) are learning things that would harm them and do them no good. (They do it) even though they know that he who adopts this course will have no share (of good) in the Hereafter. Indeed, evil is that thing which they have sold themselves for. Had they but known (this fact).
  • Maulana Mohammad Ali: And they follow what the devils fabricated against the kingdom of Solomon. And Solomon disbelieved not, but the devils disbelieved, teaching men enchantment. And it was not revealed to the two angels in Babel, Harut and Marut. Nor did they teach (it to) anyone, so that they should have said, We are only a trial, so disbelieve not. But they learn from these two (sources) that by which they make a distinction between a man and his wife. And they cannot hurt with it anyone except with Allah´s permission. And they learn that which harms them and profits them not. And certainly they know that he who buys it has no share of good in the Hereafter. And surely evil is the price for which they have sold their souls, did they but know!