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fal-tāliyāti
فَٱلتَّٰلِيَٰتِ
And those who recite
dhik'ran
ذِكْرًا
(the) Message,

Fattaaliyaati Zikra

Sahih International:

And those who recite the message,

1 A. J. Arberry

and the reciters of a Remembrance,

2 Abdul Haleem

and recite God’s word,

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

By the angels reciting the praise.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

And thus proclaim the Message (of Allah)!

5 Abul Ala Maududi

and those who recite the Exhortation;

6 Ahmed Ali

And those who recite the Reminder,

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

And by oath of the groups that read the Qur’an.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

by the ones who recite the reminder:

9 Ali Ünal

(And others) reciting the Reminder (revealed from God).

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

And those who recite and follow the Reminder (- the Qur´ân),

11 English Literal

So the reading/reciting/following, mentioning/remembering .

12 Faridul Haque

And by oath of the groups that read the Qur’an.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

Then those who recite (proclaim), with mindfulness,

14 Hilali & Khan

By those (angels) who bring the Book and the Quran from Allah to mankind [Tafsir Ibn Kathir].

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

And those who restrain holding in restraint,

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

Then those who recite, being mindful,

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

And those who read (the Word) for a reminder,

18 Muhammad Sarwar

and those who recite Our revelations,

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

and those who recite the Remembrance

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

By those who bring the Dhikr.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

and by the reciters of the Reminder:

22 Talal Itani

And the reciters of the Reminder.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

and those who recite, that is to say, the readers of the Qur'n, they recite it, by way remembrance (dhikran is a verbal noun referring to [the action of] al-tliyt, `those who recite').

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

By those who bring the Dhikr.

they are the angels;"

This was also the view of Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, Masruq, Sa`id bin Jubayr, Ikrimah, Mujahid, As-Suddi, Qatadah and Ar-Rabi` bin Anas.

Qatadah said,

"The angels form ranks in the heavens."

Muslim recorded that Hudhayfah, may Allah be pleased with him, said,

"The Messenger of Allah said;

فُضِّلْنَا عَلَى النَّاسِ بِثَلَثٍ جُعِلَتْ صُفُوفُنَا كَصُفُوفِ الْمَلَيِكَةِ وَجُعِلَتْ لَنَا الاَْرْضُ كُلُّهَا مَسْجِدًا وَجُعِلَ لَنَا تُرَابُهَا طَهُورًا إِذَا لَمْ نَجِدِ الْمَاء

We have been favored over the rest of mankind in three ways;

our ranks have been made like the ranks of the angels;

the entire earth has been made a Masjid for us;

and its soil has been made a means of purification for us if we cannot find water."

Muslim, Abu Dawud, An-Nasa'i and Ibn Majah recorded that Jabir bin Samurah, may Allah be pleased with him, said,

"The Messenger of Allah said;

أَلَا تَصُفُّونَ كَمَا تَصُفُّ الْمَلَيِكَةُ عِنْدَ رَبِّهِمْ

Will you not form ranks as the angels form ranks in the presence of their Lord?

We said, `How do the angels form ranks in the presence of their Lord?'

He said;

يُتِمُّونَ الصُّفُوفَ الْمُتَقَدِّمَةَ وَيَتَرَاصُّونَ فِي الصَّف

They complete the rows nearer the front and they consolidate the rows."

As-Suddi and others said that the Ayah,
فَالزَّاجِرَاتِ زَجْرًا
(By those who drive the clouds in a good way).

means that they drive the clouds.

فَالتَّالِيَاتِ ذِكْرًا
(By those who bring the Dhikr). As-Suddi said,

"The angels bring the Scriptures and the Qur'an from Allah to mankind."
The One True God is Allah

Allah says,

إِنَّ إِلَهَكُمْ لَوَاحِدٌ