Pearl of Wisdom

Whoever has wisdom established [in his heart] for him becomes one who adheres to admonition'

Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib [as]
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 8706

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Total Verses: 15
Revealed At: MAKKA

091.001
YUSUFALI: By the Sun and his (glorious) splendour;
PICKTHAL: By the sun and his brightness,
SHAKIR: I swear by the sun and its brilliance,

091.002
YUSUFALI: By the Moon as she follows him;
PICKTHAL: And the moon when she followeth him,
SHAKIR: And the moon when it follows the sun,

091.003
YUSUFALI: By the Day as it shows up (the Sun's) glory;
PICKTHAL: And the day when it revealeth him,
SHAKIR: And the day when it shows it,

091.004
YUSUFALI: By the Night as it conceals it;
PICKTHAL: And the night when it enshroudeth him,
SHAKIR: And the night when it draws a veil over it,

091.005
YUSUFALI: By the Firmament and its (wonderful) structure;
PICKTHAL: And the heaven and Him Who built it,
SHAKIR: And the heaven and Him Who made it,

091.006
YUSUFALI: By the Earth and its (wide) expanse:
PICKTHAL: And the earth and Him Who spread it,
SHAKIR: And the earth and Him Who extended it,

091.007
YUSUFALI: By the Soul, and the proportion and order given to it;
PICKTHAL: And a soul and Him Who perfected it
SHAKIR: And the soul and Him Who made it perfect,

091.008
YUSUFALI: And its enlightenment as to its wrong and its right;-
PICKTHAL: And inspired it (with conscience of) what is wrong for it and (what is) right for it.
SHAKIR: Then He inspired it to understand what is right and wrong for it;

091.009
YUSUFALI: Truly he succeeds that purifies it,
PICKTHAL: He is indeed successful who causeth it to grow,
SHAKIR: He will indeed be successful who purifies it,

091.010
YUSUFALI: And he fails that corrupts it!
PICKTHAL: And he is indeed a failure who stunteth it.
SHAKIR: And he will indeed fail who corrupts it.

091.011
YUSUFALI: The Thamud (people) rejected (their prophet) through their inordinate wrong-doing,
PICKTHAL: (The tribe of) Thamud denied (the truth) in their rebellious pride,
SHAKIR: Samood gave the lie (to the truth) in their inordinacy,

091.012
YUSUFALI: Behold, the most wicked man among them was deputed (for impiety).
PICKTHAL: When the basest of them broke forth
SHAKIR: When the most unfortunate of them broke forth with

091.013
YUSUFALI: But the Messenger of Allah said to them: "It is a She-camel of Allah! And (bar her not from) having her drink!"
PICKTHAL: And the messenger of Allah said: It is the she-camel of Allah, so let her drink!
SHAKIR: So Allah's messenger said to them (Leave alone) Allah's she-camel, and (give) her (to) drink.

091.014
YUSUFALI: Then they rejected him (as a false prophet), and they hamstrung her. So their Lord, on account of their crime, obliterated their traces and made them equal (in destruction, high and low)!
PICKTHAL: But they denied him, and they hamstrung her, so Allah doomed them for their sin and rased (their dwellings).
SHAKIR: But they called him a liar and slaughtered her, therefore their Lord crushed them for their sin and levelled them (with the ground).

091.015
YUSUFALI: And for Him is no fear of its consequences.
PICKTHAL: He dreadeth not the sequel (of events).
SHAKIR: And He fears not its consequence.

 
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