Sūra 93: Dhuhā, or The Glorious Morning Light

Verses 11 — Makki ; Revealed at Mecca — Sections 1

1. وَالضُّحَىٰ
By the Glorious Morning Light.

2. وَاللَّيْلِ إِذَا سَجَىٰ
And by the Night when it is still

3. مَا وَدَّعَكَ رَبُّكَ وَمَا قَلَىٰ
The guardian-Lord Hath not forsaken thee Nor is He displeased.

4. وَلَلْآخِرَةُ خَيْرٌ لَّكَ مِنَ الْأُولَىٰ
And verily the hereafter will be better for thee than the present.

5. وَلَسَوْفَ يُعْطِيكَ رَبُّكَ فَتَرْضَىٰ
And soon will thy Guardian-Lord give thee (that wherewith) thou shalt be well-pleased.

6. أَلَمْ يَجِدْكَ يَتِيمًا فَآوَىٰ
Did He not find thee an orphan and give thee shelter (and care)?

7. وَوَجَدَكَ ضَالًّا فَهَدَىٰ
And He found thee wandering and He gave thee guidance.

8. وَوَجَدَكَ عَائِلًا فَأَغْنَىٰ
And He found thee in need and made thee independent.

9. فَأَمَّا الْيَتِيمَ فَلَا تَقْهَرْ
Therefore treat not the orphan with harshness

10. وَأَمَّا السَّائِلَ فَلَا تَنْهَرْ
Nor repulse the petitioner (Unheard);

11. وَأَمَّا بِنِعْمَةِ رَبِّكَ فَحَدِّثْ
But the Bounty of thy Lord Rehearse and proclaim!