Sūra 103: ‘Asr, or Time through the Ages

Verses 3 — Makki; Revealed at Mecca — Sections 1

1. وَالْعَصْرِ
By (the Token of) time (through the Ages)

2. إِنَّ الْإِنسَانَ لَفِي خُسْرٍ
Verily Man is in loss

3. إِلَّا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَعَمِلُوا الصَّالِحَاتِ وَتَوَاصَوْا بِالْحَقِّ وَتَوَاصَوْا بِالصَّبْرِ
Except such as have Faith and do righteous deeds and (join together) in the mutual teaching of Truth and of Patience and Constancy.