Sūra 92: Lail, or The Night

Verses 21 — Makki; Revealed at Mecca — Sections 1

١- وَاللَّيْلِ إِذَا يَغْشَىٰ
1. By the Night as it Conceals (the light) ;
٢- وَالنَّهَارِ إِذَا تَجَلَّىٰ
2. By the Day as it Appears in glory ;
٣- وَمَا خَلَقَ الذَّكَرَ وَالْأُنثَىٰ
3. By (the mystery of) The creation of male And female ;—
٤- إِنَّ سَعْيَكُمْ لَشَتَّىٰ
4. Verily, (the ends) ye Strive for are diverse.
٥- فَأَمَّا مَنْ أَعْطَىٰ وَاتَّقَىٰ
5. So he who gives (In charity) and fears (God),
٦- وَصَدَّقَ بِالْحُسْنَىٰ
6. And (in all sincerity) Testifies to the Best,—
٧- فَسَنُيَسِّرُهُ لِلْيُسْرَىٰ
7. We will indeed Make smooth for him The path to Bliss.
٨- وَأَمَّا مَن بَخِلَ وَاسْتَغْنَىٰ
8. But he who is A greedy miser And thinks himself Self-sufficient,
٩- وَكَذَّبَ بِالْحُسْنَىٰ
9. And gives the lie To the Best,–
١٠- فَسَنُيَسِّرُهُ لِلْعُسْرَىٰ
10. We will indeed Make smooth for him The Path to Misery ;
١١- وَمَا يُغْنِي عَنْهُ مَالُهُ إِذَا تَرَدَّىٰ
11. Nor will his wealth Profit him when he Falls headlong (into the Pit).
١٢- إِنَّ عَلَيْنَا لَلْـهُدَىٰ
12. Verily We take Upon Ourselves to guide,
١٣- وَإِنَّ لَنَا لَلْآخِرَةَ وَالْأُولَىٰ
13. And verily unto Us (Belong) the End And the Beginning,
١٤- فَأَنذَرْتُكُمْ نَارًا تَلَظَّىٰ
14. Therefore do I warn you Of a Fire blazing fiercely ;
١٥- لَا يَصْلَاهَا إِلَّا الْأَشْقَى
15. None shall reach it But those most unfortunate ones
١٦- الَّذِي كَذَّبَ وَتَوَلَّىٰ
16. Who give the lie to Truth And turn their backs.
١٧- وَسَيُجَنَّبُهَا الْأَتْقَى
17. But those most devoted To God shall be Removed far from it,—
١٨- الَّذِي يُؤْتِي مَالَهُ يَتَزَكَّىٰ
18. Those who spend their wealth For increase in self-purification,
١٩- وَمَا لِأَحَدٍ عِندَهُ مِن نِّعْمَةٍ تُجْزَىٰ
19. And have in their minds No favor from anyone For which a reward Is expected in return,
٢٠- إِلَّا ابْتِغَاءَ وَجْهِ رَبِّهِ الْأَعْلَىٰ
20. But only the desire To seek for the Countenance Of their Lord Most High ;
٢١- وَلَسَوْفَ يَرْضَىٰ
21. And soon will they Attain (complete) satisfaction.