Sūra 94: Inshirāh, or The Expansion

Verses 8 — Makki; Revealed at Mecca — Sections 1

1. أَلَمْ نَشْرَحْ لَكَ صَدْرَكَ
Have We not expanded thee thy breast?

2. وَوَضَعْنَا عَنكَ وِزْرَكَ
And removed from thee thy burden

3. الَّذِي أَنقَضَ ظَهْرَكَ
The which did gall thy back?

4. وَرَفَعْنَا لَكَ ذِكْرَكَ
And raised high the esteem (in which) thou (art held)?

5. فَإِنَّ مَعَ الْعُسْرِ يُسْرًا
So verily with every difficulty there is relief:

6. إِنَّ مَعَ الْعُسْرِ يُسْرًا
Verily with every difficulty there is relief.

7. فَإِذَا فَرَغْتَ فَانصَبْ
Therefore when thou art free (from thine immediate task) still labor hard

8. وَإِلَىٰ رَبِّكَ فَارْغَب
And to thy Lord turn (all) thy attention.