AL DUHA (THE LATE MORNING)

(Revealed at Mecca - contains 11 verses - 1 section)

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

AYAT

TRANSLATION

1

وَالضُّحَىٰ

By oath of the late morning,

2

وَاللَّيْلِ إِذَا سَجَىٰ

And by oath of the night when it covers,

3

مَا وَدَّعَكَ رَبُّكَ وَمَا قَلَىٰ

Your Lord has not forsaken you nor does He dislike you!

4

وَلَلْآخِرَةُ خَيْرٌ لَّكَ مِنَ الْأُولَىٰ

And indeed the latter is better for you than the former.

5

وَلَسَوْفَ يُعْطِيكَ رَبُّكَ فَتَرْضَىٰ

And indeed your Lord will soon give you so much that you will be pleased. (Allah seeks to please the Holy Prophet peace and blessings be upon him.)

6

أَلَمْ يَجِدْكَ يَتِيمًا فَآوَىٰ

Did He not find you an orphan, so provided you shelter?

7

وَوَجَدَكَ ضَالًّا فَهَدَىٰ

And found you deeply engrossed in His love, so directed you?

8

وَوَجَدَكَ عَائِلًا فَأَغْنَىٰ

And found you in need, so made you prosperous?

9

فَأَمَّا الْيَتِيمَ فَلَا تَقْهَرْ

Therefore do not oppress the orphan.

10

وَأَمَّا السَّائِلَ فَلَا تَنْهَرْ

And do not rebuke the beggar.

11

وَأَمَّا بِنِعْمَةِ رَبِّكَ فَحَدِّثْ

And abundantly proclaim the favours of your Lord.

 

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