21:1

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

˹The time of˺ people’s judgment has drawn near, yet they are heedlessly turning away.

21:2

21:3

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

with their hearts ˹totally˺ distracted. The evildoers would converse secretly, ˹saying,˺ “Is this ˹one˺ not human like yourselves? Would you fall for ˹this˺ witchcraft, even though you can ˹clearly˺ see?”

21:4

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

The Prophet responded, “My Lord ˹fully˺ knows every word spoken in the heavens and the earth. For He is the All-Hearing, All-Knowing.”

21:5

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

Yet they say, “This ˹Quran˺ is a set of confused dreams! No, he has fabricated it! No, he must be a poet! So let him bring us a ˹tangible˺ sign like those ˹prophets˺ sent before.”

21:6

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

Not a ˹single˺ society We destroyed before them ever believed ˹after receiving the signs˺. Will these ˹pagans˺ then believe?

21:7

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

We did not send ˹messengers˺ before you ˹O Prophet˺ except mere men inspired by Us. If you ˹polytheists˺ do not know ˹this already˺, then ask those who have knowledge ˹of the Scriptures˺.

21:8

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

We did not give those messengers ˹supernatural˺ bodies that did not need food, nor were they immortal.

21:9

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

Then We fulfilled Our promise to them, saving them along with whoever We willed and destroying the transgressors.

21:10

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

We have surely revealed to you a Book, in which there is glory for you. Will you not then understand?