90) Sūrat Al-Balad

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Lā 'Uqsimu Bihadhā Al-Baladi 090-001. Nay! I swear by this city.
Wa 'Anta Ĥillun Bihadhā Al-Baladi 090-002. And you shall be made free from obligation in this city--
Wa Wālidin Wa Mā Walada 090-003. And the begetter and whom he begot.
Laqad Khalaq Al-'Insāna Fī Kabadin 090-004. Certainly We have created man to be in distress.
'Ayaĥsabu 'An Lan Yaqdira `Alayhi 'Aĥadun 090-005. Does he think that no one has power over him?
Yaqūlu 'Ahlaktu Mālāan Lubadāan 090-006. He shall say: I have wasted much wealth.
'Ayaĥsabu 'An Lam Yarahu 'Aĥadun 090-007. Does he think that no one sees him? ~
'Alam Naj`al Lahu `Aynayni 090-008. Have We not given him two eyes,
Wa Lisānāan Wa Shafatayni 090-009. And a tongue and two lips,
Wa Hadaynāhu An-Najdayni 090-010. And pointed out to him the two conspicuous ways?
Falā Aqtaĥama Al-`Aqabaha 090-011. But he would not attempt the uphill road,
Wa Mā 'Adrāka Mā Al-`Aqabahu 090-012. And what will make you comprehend what the uphill road is?
Fakku Raqabahin 090-013. (It is) the setting free of a slave,
'Aw 'Iţ`āmun Fī Yawmin Dhī Masghabahin 090-014. Or the giving of food in a day of hunger
Yatīmāan Dhā Maqrabahin 090-015. To an orphan, having relationship,
'Aw Miskīnāan Dhā Matrabahin 090-016. Or to the poor man lying in the dust.
Thumma Kāna Mina Al-Ladhīna 'Āmanū Wa Tawāşaw Biş-Şabri Wa Tawāşaw Bil-Marĥamahi 090-017. Then he is of those who believe and charge one another to show patience, and charge one another to show compassion.
'Ūlā'ika 'Aşĥābu Al-Maymanahi 090-018. These are the people of the right hand.
Wa Al-Ladhīna Kafarū Bi'āyātinā Hum 'Aşĥābu Al-Mash'amahi 090-019. And (as for) those who disbelieve in our communications, they are the people of the left hand.
`Alayhim Nārun Mu'uşadahun 090-020. On them is fire closed over.