In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful.
Pickthall In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.
Transliteration Iqra/ bi-ismi rabbika allathee khalaq
Sahih International Recite in the name of your Lord who created -
Transliteration Khalaqa al-insana min AAalaq
Sahih International Created man from a clinging substance.
Transliteration Iqra/ warabbuka al-akram
Sahih International Recite, and your Lord is the most Generous -
Transliteration Allathee AAallama bilqalam
Sahih International Who taught by the pen -
Transliteration AAallama al-insana ma lamyaAAlam
Sahih International Taught man that which he knew not.
Transliteration Kalla inna al-insana layatgha
Sahih International No! [But] indeed, man transgresses
Transliteration An raahu istaghna
Sahih International Because he sees himself self-sufficient.
Transliteration Inna ila rabbika arrujAAa
Sahih International Indeed, to your Lord is the return
Transliteration Araayta allathee yanha
Sahih International Have you seen the one who forbids
Transliteration AAabdan itha salla
Sahih International A servant when he prays?
Transliteration Araayta in kana AAala alhuda
Sahih International Have you seen if he is upon guidance
Transliteration Aw amara bittaqwa
Sahih International Or enjoins righteousness?
Transliteration Araayta in kaththaba watawalla
Sahih International Have you seen if he denies and turns away -
Transliteration Alam yaAAlam bi-anna Allaha yara
Sahih International Does he not know that Allah sees?
Transliteration Kalla la-in lam yantahi lanasfaAAanbinnasiya
Sahih International No! If he does not desist, We will surely drag him by the forelock -
Transliteration Nasiyatin kathibatin khati-a
Sahih International A lying, sinning forelock.
Transliteration FalyadAAu nadiyah
Sahih International Then let him call his associates;
Transliteration SanadAAu azzabaniya
Sahih International We will call the angels of Hell.
Transliteration Kalla la tutiAAhu wasjudwaqtarib
Sahih International No! Do not obey him. But prostrate and draw near [to Allah ].
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