The Small Kindnesses الماعون

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بِسْمِ ٱللَّٰهِ ٱلرَّحْمَٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ

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

أَرَءَيْتَ ٱلَّذِى يُكَذِّبُ بِٱلدِّينِ

  1. Have you seen the one who denies the Recompense?

فَذَٰلِكَ ٱلَّذِى يَدُعُّ ٱلْيَتِيمَ

  1. For that is the one who repulses the orphan,

وَلَا يَحُضُّ عَلَىٰ طَعَامِ ٱلْمِسْكِينِ

  1. And does not engourage the feeding of the poor,

فَوَيْلٌ لِّلْمُصَلِّينَ

  1. So woe unto those (hypocrites) who pray,

ٱلَّذِينَ هُمْ عَن صَلَاتِهِمْ سَاهُونَ

  1. Those who are neglectful in their prayer (by delaying it from thei stated fixed times),

ٱلَّذِينَ هُمْ يُرَآءُونَ

  1. Those who do deeds to be seen (by men),

وَيَمْنَعُونَ ٱلْمَاعُونَ

  1. And withold small kindnesses (e.g. salt, sugar, water, etc.).