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27. Recite to them the truth of the story of the two sons of Adam. Behold! they each

presented a sacrifice (to God): It was accepted from one, but not from the other. Said the

latter: "Be sure I will slay thee." "Surely," said the former, "God doth accept of the

sacrifice of those who are righteous.

28. La-in basatta ilayya yadaka litaqtulanee ma ana bibasitin yadiya ilayka li-aqtulaka

innee akhafu Allaha rabba alAAalameen


28. "If thou dost stretch thy hand against me, to slay me, it is not for me to stretch my

hand against thee to slay thee: for I do fear God, the cherisher of the worlds.

29. Innee oreedu an taboo-a bi-ithmee wa-ithmika fatakoona min as-habi a



wathalika jazao a





29. "For me, I intend to let thee draw on thyself my sin as well as thine, for thou wilt be

among the companions of the fire, and that is the reward of those who do wrong."