الأعلى Al-A`lâ 1 الآية :

سَبِّحِ ٱسۡمَ رَبِّكَ ٱلۡأَعۡلَى

Exalt the name of your Lord, the Most High,

الأعلى Al-A`lâ 2 الآية :

ٱلَّذِي خَلَقَ فَسَوَّىٰ

Who created and proportioned

الأعلى Al-A`lâ 3 الآية :

وَٱلَّذِي قَدَّرَ فَهَدَىٰ

And who destined and [then] guided

الأعلى Al-A`lâ 4 الآية :

وَٱلَّذِيٓ أَخۡرَجَ ٱلۡمَرۡعَىٰ

And who brings out the pasture

الأعلى Al-A`lâ 5 الآية :

فَجَعَلَهُۥ غُثَآءً أَحۡوَىٰ

And [then] makes it black stubble.

الأعلى Al-A`lâ 6 الآية :

سَنُقۡرِئُكَ فَلَا تَنسَىٰٓ

We will make you recite, [O Muúammad], and you will not forget,

الأعلى Al-A`lâ 7 الآية :

إِلَّا مَا شَآءَ ٱللَّهُۚ إِنَّهُۥ يَعۡلَمُ ٱلۡجَهۡرَ وَمَا يَخۡفَىٰ

Except what AllŒh should will. Indeed, He knows what is declared and what is hidden.

الأعلى Al-A`lâ 8 الآية :

وَنُيَسِّرُكَ لِلۡيُسۡرَىٰ

And We will ease you toward ease.[1]

1- To the path of AllŒh's religion, which is easy and natural, or toward Paradise, by giving opportunities for righteous deeds.

الأعلى Al-A`lâ 9 الآية :

فَذَكِّرۡ إِن نَّفَعَتِ ٱلذِّكۡرَىٰ

So remind, if the reminder should benefit;[1]

1- i.e., wherever it will be heard and understood.

الأعلى Al-A`lâ 10 الآية :

سَيَذَّكَّرُ مَن يَخۡشَىٰ

He who fears [AllŒh] will be reminded.

الأعلى Al-A`lâ 11 الآية :

وَيَتَجَنَّبُهَا ٱلۡأَشۡقَى

But the wretched one will avoid it

الأعلى Al-A`lâ 12 الآية :

ٱلَّذِي يَصۡلَى ٱلنَّارَ ٱلۡكُبۡرَىٰ

[He] who will [enter and] burn in the greatest Fire,

الأعلى Al-A`lâ 13 الآية :

ثُمَّ لَا يَمُوتُ فِيهَا وَلَا يَحۡيَىٰ

Neither dying therein nor living.

الأعلى Al-A`lâ 14 الآية :

قَدۡ أَفۡلَحَ مَن تَزَكَّىٰ

He has certainly succeeded who purifies himself

الأعلى Al-A`lâ 15 الآية :

وَذَكَرَ ٱسۡمَ رَبِّهِۦ فَصَلَّىٰ

And mentions the name of his Lord and prays.

الأعلى Al-A`lâ 16 الآية :

بَلۡ تُؤۡثِرُونَ ٱلۡحَيَوٰةَ ٱلدُّنۡيَا

But you prefer the worldly life,

الأعلى Al-A`lâ 17 الآية :

وَٱلۡأٓخِرَةُ خَيۡرٞ وَأَبۡقَىٰٓ

While the Hereafter is better and more enduring.

الأعلى Al-A`lâ 18 الآية :

إِنَّ هَٰذَا لَفِي ٱلصُّحُفِ ٱلۡأُولَىٰ

Indeed, this is in the former scriptures,

الأعلى Al-A`lâ 19 الآية :

صُحُفِ إِبۡرَٰهِيمَ وَمُوسَىٰ

The scriptures of Abraham and Moses.