Surah Ash Shams with English translation

Surah Ash Shams with English translation

In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful.



91:1 وَالشَّمْسِ وَضُحَاهَا

By the sun and its brightness

91:2 وَالْقَمَرِ إِذَا تَلَاهَا

And [by] the moon when it follows it

91:3 وَالنَّهَارِ إِذَا جَلَّاهَا

And [by] the day when it displays it

91:4 وَاللَّيْلِ إِذَا يَغْشَاهَا

And [by] the night when it covers it

91:5 وَالسَّمَاءِ وَمَا بَنَاهَا

And [by] the sky and He who constructed it

91:6 وَالْأَرْضِ وَمَا طَحَاهَا

And [by] the earth and He who spread it

91:7 وَنَفْسٍ وَمَا سَوَّاهَا

And [by] the soul and He who proportioned it

91:8 فَأَلْهَمَهَا فُجُورَهَا وَتَقْوَاهَا

And inspired it [with discernment of] its wickedness and its righteousness,

91:9 قَدْ أَفْلَحَ مَنْ زَكَّاهَا

He has succeeded who purifies it,

91:10 وَقَدْ خَابَ مَنْ دَسَّاهَا

And he has failed who instills it [with corruption].

91:11 كَذَّبَتْ ثَمُودُ بِطَغْوَاهَا

Thamud denied [their prophet] by reason of their transgression,

91:12 إِذِ انْبَعَثَ أَشْقَاهَا

When the most wretched of them was sent forth.

91:13 فَقَالَ لَهُمْ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ نَاقَةَ اللَّهِ وَسُقْيَاهَا

And the messenger of Allah [Salih] said to them, “[Do not harm] the she-camel of Allah or [prevent her from] her drink.”

91:14 فَكَذَّبُوهُ فَعَقَرُوهَا فَدَمْدَمَ عَلَيْهِمْ رَبُّهُمْ بِذَنْبِهِمْ فَسَوَّاهَا

But they denied him and hamstrung her. So their Lord brought down upon them destruction for their sin and made it equal [upon all of them].

91:15 وَلَا يَخَافُ عُقْبَاهَا

And He does not fear the consequence thereof.

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