Al A'la (The Most High)

1. Sabbihisma Rabbikal A'laa


سَبِّحِ اسْمَ رَبِّكَ الْأَعْلَى


Glorify the name of thy Guardian-Lord Most High,


2. Allazee khalaqa fasawwaa


الَّذِي خَلَقَ فَسَوَّىٰ


Who hath created, and further, given order and proportion;


3. Wallazee qaddara fahadaa


وَالَّذِي قَدَّرَ فَهَدَىٰ


Who hath ordained laws. And granted guidance;


4. Wallazeee akhrajal mar'aa


وَالَّذِي أَخْرَجَ الْمَرْعَىٰ


And Who bringeth out the (green and luscious) pasture,


5. Faja'alahoo ghusaaa'an ahwaa


فَجَعَلَهُ غُثَاءً أَحْوَىٰ


And then doth make it (but) swarthy stubble.


6. Sanuqri'uka falaa tansaaa


سَنُقْرِئُكَ فَلَا تَنْسَىٰ


By degrees shall We teach thee to declare (the Message), so thou shalt not forget,


7. Illaa maa shaaa'al laah; innahoo ya'lamul jahra wa maa yakhfaa


إِلَّا مَا شَاءَ اللَّهُ ۚ إِنَّهُ يَعْلَمُ الْجَهْرَ وَمَا يَخْفَىٰ


Except as Allah wills: For He knoweth what is manifest and what is hidden.


8. Wa nu-yassiruka lilyusraa


وَنُيَسِّرُكَ لِلْيُسْرَىٰ


And We will make it easy for thee (to follow) the simple (Path).


9. Fazakkir in nafa'atizzikraa


فَذَكِّرْ إِنْ نَفَعَتِ الذِّكْرَىٰ


Therefore give admonition in case the admonition profits (the hearer).


10. Sa yazzakkaru maiyakhshaa


سَيَذَّكَّرُ مَنْ يَخْشَىٰ


The admonition will be received by those who fear (Allah):


11. Wa yatajannabuhal ashqaa


وَيَتَجَنَّبُهَا الْأَشْقَى


But it will be avoided by those most unfortunate ones,


12. Allazee yaslan Naaral kubraa


الَّذِي يَصْلَى النَّارَ الْكُبْرَىٰ


Who will enter the Great Fire,


13. Summa laa yamootu feehaa wa laa yahyaa


ثُمَّ لَا يَمُوتُ فِيهَا وَلَا يَحْيَىٰ


In which they will then neither die nor live.


14. Qad aflaha man tazakkaa


قَدْ أَفْلَحَ مَنْ تَزَكَّىٰ


But those will prosper who purify themselves,


15. Wa zakaras ma Rabbihee fasallaa


وَذَكَرَ اسْمَ رَبِّهِ فَصَلَّىٰ


And glorify the name of their Guardian-Lord, and (lift their hearts) in prayer.


16. Bal tu'siroonal hayaatad dunyaa


بَلْ تُؤْثِرُونَ الْحَيَاةَ الدُّنْيَا


Day (behold), ye prefer the life of this world;


17. Wal Aakhiratu khairunw wa abqaa


وَالْآخِرَةُ خَيْرٌ وَأَبْقَىٰ


But the Hereafter is better and more enduring.


18. Inna haazaa lafis suhu fil oolaa


إِنَّ هَٰذَا لَفِي الصُّحُفِ الْأُولَىٰ


And this is in the Books of the earliest (Revelation),-


19. Suhufi Ibraaheema wa Moosaa


صُحُفِ إِبْرَاهِيمَ وَمُوسَىٰ


The Books of Abraham and Moses.