1Arabic Recitation

2English Translation

1. By the sun and its brightness

2. And [by] the moon when it follows it

3. And [by] the day when it displays it

4. And [by] the night when it covers [i.e., conceals] it

5. And [by] the sky and He who constructed it

6. And [by] the earth and He who spread it

7. And [by] the soul and He who proportioned it

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

9. He has succeeded who purifies it,

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

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

12. When the most wretched of them was sent forth.

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

14. 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].

15. And He does not fear the consequence thereof.

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