AL FATEHA (THE OPENING)

 

(Revealed once at Makkah and once at Medinah - contains 7 verses)

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Allah beginning with the name of the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

AYAT

1

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ

Allah - beginning with the name of - the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

2

الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ

All praise is to Allah, the Lord Of The Worlds (entire creation).

3

الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ

The Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

4

مَالِكِ يَوْمِ الدِّينِ

Owner of the Day of Recompense

5

إِيَّاكَ نَعْبُدُ وَإِيَّاكَ نَسْتَعِينُ

You alone we worship and from You alone we seek help (and may we always).

6

اهْدِنَا الصِّرَاطَ الْمُسْتَقِيمَ

Guide us on the Straight Path.

7

صِرَاطَ الَّذِينَ أَنْعَمْتَ عَلَيْهِمْ غَيْرِ الْمَغْضُوبِ عَلَيْهِمْ وَلَا الضَّالِّينَ

The path of those whom You have favoured Not the path of those who earned Your anger nor of the astray.

 

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