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kitābun
كِتَٰبٌ
(This is) a Book
unzila
أُنزِلَ
revealed
ilayka
إِلَيْكَ
to you
falā
فَلَا
so (let) not
yakun
يَكُن
be
فِى
in
ṣadrika
صَدْرِكَ
your breast
ḥarajun
حَرَجٌ
any uneasiness
min'hu
مِّنْهُ
from it
litundhira
لِتُنذِرَ
that you warn
bihi
بِهِۦ
with it,
wadhik'rā
وَذِكْرَىٰ
and a reminder
lil'mu'minīna
لِلْمُؤْمِنِينَ
for the believers.

Kitaabun unzila ilaika falaa yakum fee sadrika harajum minhu litunzira bihee wa zikraa lilmu'mineen

Sahih International:

[This is] a Book revealed to you, [O Muhammad] - so let there not be in your breast distress therefrom - that you may warn thereby and as a reminder to the believers.

1 A. J. Arberry

A Book sent down to thee -- so let there be no impediment in thy breast because of it -- to warn thereby, and as a reminder to believers:

2 Abdul Haleem

This Book has been sent down to you [Prophet]––let there be no anxiety in your heart because of it––so that you may use it to give warning and to remind the believers:

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

This is a Book sent down toward thee: so let there be no straitness in thy breast therefor: that thou mayest warn thereby! and this is an admonition unto the believers.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

A Book revealed unto thee,- So let thy heart be oppressed no more by any difficulty on that account,- that with it thou mightest warn (the erring) and teach the Believers).

5 Abul Ala Maududi

This is a Book revealed to you. Let there be no impediment in your heart about it. (It has been revealed to you) that you may thereby warn [the unbelievers], that it may be a reminder to the believers.

6 Ahmed Ali

This Book has been sent down to you; so do not hesitate to warn (the unbelievers) through it, and remind the faithful.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

O dear Prophet (Mohammed – peace and blessings be upon him), a Book has been sent down upon you, therefore may not your heart be disinclined towards it, so that you may give warning with it, and as an advice for the Muslims.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

[This is] a Book that has been sent down to you—so let there be no disquiet in your heart on its account that you may warn thereby—and as an admonition for the faithful.

9 Ali Ünal

This is a Book sent down to you (O Messenger) – so let there be no tightness in your breast in respect of it (in conveying it to people and fearing that they may not believe in it) – that thereby you may warn (people against any deviation), and as an admonition and advice to the believers.

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

(This Qur´ân is) a (glorious) Book revealed to you that you may warn (the erring) therewith, and (that it may be) a source of eminence and honour to the believers. Let there be no constriction in your mind on this account .

11 English Literal

A Book was descended to you so no tightness/strain be in your chest (innermost) from it, to warn/give notice with it and a remembrance/reminder to the believers.

12 Faridul Haque

O dear Prophet (Mohammed - peace and blessings be upon him), a Book has been sent down upon you, therefore may not your heart be disinclined towards it, so that you may give warning with it, and as an advice for the Muslims.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

7:2.This is a Book revealed to you (O Muhammad) - so let there be no heaviness in your breast, that you may warn the erring thereby, and remind the believers.

14 Hilali & Khan

(This is the) Book (the Quran) sent down unto you (O Muhammad SAW), so let not your breast be narrow therefrom, that you warn thereby, and a reminder unto the believers.

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

I, Allah, am the best Knower, the Truthful.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

A Book revealed to you-- so let there be no straitness in your breast on account of it-- that you may warn thereby, and a reminder close to the believers.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

(It is) a Scripture that is revealed unto thee (Muhammad) - so let there be no heaviness in thy heart therefrom - that thou mayst warn thereby, and (it is) a Reminder unto believers.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

A book has been revealed to you, (Muhammad). You should not hesitate to convey its warning and its good advice to the believers.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

The Book has been sent down to you; so let your chest have no constriction because of it, in order to warn thereby and as a reminder to the believers.

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

(This is the) Book (the Qur'an) sent down unto you, so let not your breast be narrow therefrom, that you warn thereby; and a reminder unto the believers.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

This Book has been sent down to you, let there be no heaviness in your heart about it, so that you may warn by means of it and it is a reminder to the believers.

22 Talal Itani

A Scripture was revealed to you, so let there be no anxiety in your heart because of it. You are to warn with it—and a reminder for the believers.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

This is, a Book that is revealed to you -- addressing the Prophet (s) -- so let there be no inhibition, [no] constraint, in your breast because of it, to convey it -- for fear that you might be called a liar -- that you may warn thereby (li-tundhira, `that you may warn', is semantically connected to unzila, `is revealed', that is to say, `[it is revealed] for [the purposes of] warning') and as a reminder for those who believe, in it.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

كِتَابٌ أُنزِلَ إِلَيْكَ


(This is the) Book (the Qur'an) sent down unto you (O Muhammad),

from your Lord,

فَلَ يَكُن فِي صَدْرِكَ حَرَجٌ مِّنْهُ

so let not your breast be narrow therefrom,

According to Mujahid, Qatadah and As-Suddi,

meaning, having doubt about it.

It was also said that the meaning here is;

`do not hesitate to convey the Qur'an and warn with it,'

فَاصْبِرْ كَمَا صَبَرَ أُوْلُواْ الْعَزْمِ مِنَ الرُّسُلِ

Therefore be patient as did the Messengers of strong will. (46;35)

Allah said here,

لِتُنذِرَ بِهِ

that you warn thereby,

meaning, `We sent down the Qur'an so that you may warn the disbelievers with it,'

وَذِكْرَى لِلْمُوْمِنِينَ



and a reminder unto the believers.

Allah then said to the world