KANZUL IMAN ENGLISH TRANSLATION
Madina 40 sections. 286 verses.
AL BAQARAH (THE COW)
Allah – beginning with the name of – the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful
1: Alif-Laam-Meem. (Alphabets of the Arabic language; Allah and to whomever He reveals, know their precise meanings.)
2: This is the exalted Book (the Qur’an), in which there is no place for doubt; a guidance for the pious.
3: Those who believe without seeing (the hidden), and keep the (obligatory) prayer established, and spend in Our cause from what We have bestowed upon them.
4: And who believe in this (Qur’an) which has been sent down upon you, O beloved Prophet, (Mohammed – peace and blessings be upon him) and what was sent down before you; and are certain of the Hereafter.
5: It is they who are on guidance from their Lord; and they are the successful.
6: As for those whose fate is disbelief, whether you warn them or do not warn them – it is all one for them; they will not believe. (Because their hearts are sealed – see next verse).
7: Allah has sealed their hearts and their ears, and on their eyes is a covering; and for them is a terrible punishment.