1Arabic Recitation

2English Translation

1. Recite in the name of your Lord who created –

2. Created man from a clinging substance.

3. Recite, and your Lord is the most Generous –

4. Who taught by the pen –

5. Taught man that which he knew not.

6. No! [But] indeed, man transgresses

7. Because he sees himself self-sufficient.

8. Indeed, to your Lord is the return.

9. Have you seen the one who forbids

10. A servant when he prays?

11. Have you seen if he is upon guidance

12. Or enjoins righteousness?

13. Have you seen if he denies and turns away –

14. Does he not know that Allah sees?

15. No! If he does not desist, We will surely drag him by the forelock –

16. A lying, sinning forelock.

17. Then let him call his associates;

18. We will call the angels of Hell.

19. No! Do not obey him. But prostrate and draw near [to Allah].

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