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31:1  Alif, Lam, Mim.
31:2  These are the signs of the wise book.
31:3  A guidance and mercy for those who do good.
31:4  Those who keep up prayer and give Zakat and are certain about the hereafter.
31:5  They are the ones who follow the guidance from their Lord, and they are the ones who will succeed.
31:6  And among people is he who acquires idle talk to divert from the way of Allah without knowledge and makes fun of it; for those is a humiliating punishment.
31:7  And when Our signs are recited to him he turns away arrogantly as if he didn´t hear them, as if there was a weight upon his ears, so announce to him a painful punishment.
31:8  Those who believe and do good work, for them are gardens of blessing.
31:9  They remain there, a true promise of Allah, and He is the mighty and wise.
31:10  He created the heavens without supports that you can see and placed stabilisers on earth so it doesn´t shake you up and spread on it all kinds of creatures, and We send water from the sky, then We grow on it every precious species.
31:11  This is the creation of Allah, so show me what those besides Him created! But the wrongdoers are in clear error.
31:12  And We gave Luqman the wisdom to be grateful to Allah, and whoever is grateful to Allah is grateful to himself, and whoever is ungrateful, Allah is rich and praiseworthy.
31:13  And when Luqman said to his son, admonishing him: my dear son, do not associate anything with Allah, for this association is a great wrongdoing.
31:14  And We instructed man regarding his parents - his mother carried him with increasing weakness, and his weaning took two years: be grateful to Me and to your parents, to Me is the journey.
31:15  And if they argue with you to associate with Me what you have no knowledge of, then do not obey them, and accompany them in this world with good conduct and follow the way of whoever turns to Me, then your return is to Me and I will inform you of what you did.
31:16  Oh my dear son, if there is the weight of a mustard seed inside a rock or in the heavens or on earth, Allah will bring it out, for Allah is kind and informed.
31:17  Oh my dear son, keep up prayer and command good conduct and forbid wrongdoing and be patient with what befalls you, for that is one of the firmest things (to do).
31:18  And do not brush off people and do not walk carelessly on earth, for Allah does not love an arrogant show-off.
31:19  And be measured in your walk and subdue your voice, for the most disliked of voices is the voice of the donkey.
31:20  Do you not see that Allah made subservient to you what is in the heavens and what is on earth and showered upon you His blessings openly and secretly? And among people is who argues about Allah without knowledge or guidance or enlightening book.
31:21  And when they are told to follow what Allah has revealed they say: No, we follow what we found our ancestors doing. What if the devil calls them to the punishment of the fire?
31:22  And whoever submits his orientation towards Allah and does good, he has held on to a reliable link, and to Allah belongs the outcome of things.
31:23  And whoever rejects (the truth), do not worry about his rejection; their return is to Us, then We inform them about what they did, for Allah knows what is kept inside.
31:24  We give them provision for a while, then force them towards an unrelenting punishment.
31:25  And if you were to ask them who created the heavens and the earth, they would say: Allah. Say: praised is Allah, but most of them don´t know.
31:26  To Allah belongs what is in the heavens and on earth, for Allah is the rich and praiseworthy.
31:27  And if all the trees on earth were pens and he would expand the sea with another seven seas (as ink), the words of Allah would not run out, for Allah is mighty and wise.
31:28  Your creation and resurrection is only like that of a single soul, for Allah hears and sees.
31:29  Do you not see that Allah blends the night into the day and blends the day into the night and made subservient the sun and the moon, each floats up to a fixed term, and that Allah is informed of what you do?
31:30  This is because Allah is the truth, and whatever they call besides Him is falsehood and Allah is exalted and great.
31:31  Do you not see that the ship sails on the sea with the blessings of Allah so that He shows you of His signs, for in that are signs for everyone patient and grateful.
31:32  And when the waves cover them like darkness, they call Allah, making their religion sincere for Him, then when He rescues them onto land, there is the wavering among them, and only every faithless rejecter objects to Our signs.
31:33  Oh people, beware of your Lord and fear a day when a father cannot save his son nor a son save his father in the least, for the promise of Allah is true, so let not the life of the world mislead you nor let passing provisions mislead you about Allah.
31:34  For with Allah is the knowledge of the hour, and He sends down the rain, and He knows what is in the wombs, and no soul has an idea what it will earn the next day, and no soul has an idea on which land it will die, for Allah knows and is informed.