Al 'Asr (The Declining Day)


1. Wal 'asr


وَالْعَصْرِ


By (the Token of) Time (through the ages),


2. Innal insaana lafee khusr


إِنَّ الْإِنْسَانَ لَفِي خُسْرٍ


Verily Man is in loss,


3. Illal lazeena aamanoo wa 'amilus saalihaati wa tawaasaw bilhaqq; wa tawaasaw bissabr


إِلَّا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَعَمِلُوا الصَّالِحَاتِ وَتَوَاصَوْا بِالْحَقِّ وَتَوَاصَوْا بِالصَّبْرِ


Except such as have Faith, and do righteous deeds, and (join together) in the mutual teaching of Truth, and of Patience and Constancy.