Al Ma'un (The Small Kindnesses)


1. Ara 'aytal lazee yukazzibu biddeen


أَرَأَيْتَ الَّذِي يُكَذِّبُ بِالدِّينِ


Seest thou one who denies the Judgment (to come)?


2. Fazaalikal lazee yadu'ul-yateem


فَذَٰلِكَ الَّذِي يَدُعُّ الْيَتِيمَ


Then such is the (man) who repulses the orphan (with harshness),


3. Wa la yahuddu 'alaa ta'aamil miskeen


وَلَا يَحُضُّ عَلَىٰ طَعَامِ الْمِسْكِينِ


And encourages not the feeding of the indigent.


4. Fa wailul-lil musalleen


فَوَيْلٌ لِلْمُصَلِّينَ


So woe to the worshippers


5. Allazeena hum 'an salaatihim saahoon


الَّذِينَ هُمْ عَنْ صَلَاتِهِمْ سَاهُونَ


Who are neglectful of their prayers,


6. Allazeena hum yuraaa'oon


الَّذِينَ هُمْ يُرَاءُونَ


Those who (want but) to be seen (of men),


7. Wa yamna'oonal maa'oon


وَيَمْنَعُونَ الْمَاعُونَ


But refuse (to supply) (even) neighbourly needs.