The Most High الأعلى

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بِسْمِ ٱللَّٰهِ ٱلرَّحْمَٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ

In The Name of God, The Most Merciful, The Ever-Merciful to His believing servants.

سَبِّحِ ٱسْمَ رَبِّكَ ٱلْأَعْلَى

  1. Glorify the Name of your Lord, the Most High,

ٱلَّذِى خَلَقَ فَسَوَّىٰ

  1. Who has created (everything), and then proportioned it;

وَٱلَّذِى قَدَّرَ فَهَدَىٰ

  1. And Who has measured (preordainments for each and everything even to be blessed or wretched); then guided (i.e. showed mankind the right as well as wrong paths, and guided the animals to pasture);

وَٱلَّذِىٓ أَخْرَجَ ٱلْمَرْعَىٰ

  1. And Who brings out the pasturage,

فَجَعَلَهُۥ غُثَآءً أَحْوَىٰ

  1. And then makes it dark stubble.

سَنُقْرِئُكَ فَلَا تَنسَىٰٓ

  1. We shall make you to recite (the Quran), so you (O Muhammad (Peace be upon him)) shall not forget (it),

إِلَّا مَا شَآءَ ٱللَّهُ إِنَّهُۥ يَعْلَمُ ٱلْجَهْرَ وَمَا يَخْفَىٰ

  1. Except what God, may will, He knows what is apparent and what is hidden.

وَنُيَسِّرُكَ لِلْيُسْرَىٰ

  1. And We shall make easy for you (O Muhammad (Peace be upon him)) the easy way (i.e. the doing of righteous deeds).

فَذَكِّرْ إِن نَّفَعَتِ ٱلذِّكْرَىٰ

  1. Therefore remind (men) in case the reminder profits (them).

سَيَذَّكَّرُ مَن يَخْشَىٰ

  1. The reminder will be received by him who fears (God),

وَيَتَجَنَّبُهَا ٱلْأَشْقَى

  1. But it will be avoided by the wretched,

ٱلَّذِى يَصْلَى ٱلنَّارَ ٱلْكُبْرَىٰ

  1. Who will enter the great Fire and made to taste its burning,

ثُمَّ لَا يَمُوتُ فِيهَا وَلَا يَحْيَىٰ

  1. Wherein he will neither die (to be in rest) nor live (a good living).

قَدْ أَفْلَحَ مَن تَزَكَّىٰ

  1. Indeed whosoever purifies himself (by avoiding polytheism and accepting Islamic Monotheism) shall achieve success,

وَذَكَرَ ٱسْمَ رَبِّهِۦ فَصَلَّىٰ

  1. And remembers (glorifies) the Name of his Lord (worships none but God), and prays (five compulsory prayers and Nawafil additional prayers).

بَلْ تُؤْثِرُونَ ٱلْحَيَوٰةَ ٱلدُّنْيَا

  1. Nay, you prefer the life of this world;

وَٱلْءَاخِرَةُ خَيْرٌ وَأَبْقَىٰٓ

  1. Although the Hereafter is better and more lasting.

إِنَّ هَٰذَا لَفِى ٱلصُّحُفِ ٱلْأُولَىٰ

  1. Verily! This is in the former Scriptures,

صُحُفِ إِبْرَٰهِيمَ وَمُوسَىٰ

  1. The Scriptures of Ibrahim (Abraham) and Moosa (Moses) ().