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al-Fajr (The Dawn, Daybreak)
as rendered by Arthur John Arberry
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Arthur John Arberry rendition of Surah The Dawn, Daybreak(al-Fajr)
89:1 By the daw
89:2 and ten nights
89:3 by the even and the odd
89:4 by the night when it journeys on
89:5 Is there in that an oath for a mindful man
89:6 Hast thou not seen how thy Lord did with Ad
89:7 Iram of the pillars
89:8 the like of which was never created in the land
89:9 and Thamood, who hollowed the rocks in the valley
89:10 and Pharaoh, he of the tent-pegs
89:11 who all were insolent in the lan
89:12 and worked much corruption therein
89:13 Thy Lord unloosed on them a scourge of chastisement
89:14 surely thy Lord is ever on the watch
89:15 As for man, whenever his Lord tries him, and honours him, and blesses him, then he says, 'My Lord has honoured me.
89:16 But when he tries him and stints for him his provision, then he says, 'My Lord has despised me.
89:17 No indeed; but you honour not the orphan
89:18 and you urge not the feeding of the needy
89:19 and you devour the inheritance greedily
89:20 and you love wealth with an ardent lov
89:21 No indeed! When the earth is ground to powder
89:22 and thy Lord comes, and the angels rank on rank
89:23 and Gehenna is brought out, upon that day man will remember; and how shall the Reminder be for him
89:24 He shall say, 'O would that I had forwarded for my life!
89:25 Upon that day none shall chastise as He chastises
89:26 none shall bind as He binds
89:27 'O soul at peace
89:28 return unto thy Lord, well-pleased, well-pleasing
89:29 Enter thou among My servants
89:30 Enter thou My Paradise!


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