Al-Araf (The Elevated Places)

Chapter Number: 7

206 Verses In This Chapter. Page 2 Of 21

Verse no: 11
And We created you, then fashioned you, then told the angels: Fall ye prostrate before Adam! And they fell prostrate, all save Iblis, who was not of those who make prostration.

Verse no: 12
He said: What hindered thee that thou didst not fall prostrate when I bade thee? (Iblis) said: I am better than him. Thou createdst me of fire while him Thou didst create of mud.

Verse no: 13
He said: Then go down hence! It is not for thee to show pride here, so go forth! Lo! thou art of those degraded.

Verse no: 14
He said: Reprieve me till the day when they are raised (from the dead).

Verse no: 15
He said: Lo! thou art of those reprieved.

Verse no: 16
He said: Now, because Thou hast sent me astray, verily I shall lurk in ambush for them on Thy Right Path.

Verse no: 17
Then I shall come upon them from before them and from behind them and from their right hands and from their left hands, and Thou wilt not find most of them beholden (unto Thee).

Verse no: 18
He said: Go forth from hence, degraded, banished. As for such of them as follow thee, surely I will fill hell with all of you.

Verse no: 19
And (unto man): O Adam! Dwell thou and thy wife in the Garden and eat from whence ye will, but come not nigh this tree lest ye become wrong-doers.

Verse no: 20
Then Satan whispered to them that he might manifest unto them that which was hidden from them of their shame, and he said: Your Lord forbade you from this tree only lest ye should become angels or become of the immortals.

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