وَٱلَّيۡلِ إِذَا يَغۡشَىٰBy the night when it covers
1- With darkness.
وَٱلنَّهَارِ إِذَا تَجَلَّىٰAnd [by] the day when it appears
وَمَا خَلَقَ ٱلذَّكَرَ وَٱلۡأُنثَىٰٓAnd [by] He who created the male and female,
إِنَّ سَعۡيَكُمۡ لَشَتَّىٰIndeed, your efforts are diverse.
فَأَمَّا مَنۡ أَعۡطَىٰ وَٱتَّقَىٰAs for he who gives and fears AllŒh
وَصَدَّقَ بِٱلۡحُسۡنَىٰAnd believes in the best [reward],
فَسَنُيَسِّرُهُۥ لِلۡيُسۡرَىٰWe will ease him toward ease.
وَأَمَّا مَنۢ بَخِلَ وَٱسۡتَغۡنَىٰBut as for he who withholds and considers himself free of need
وَكَذَّبَ بِٱلۡحُسۡنَىٰAnd denies the best [reward],
فَسَنُيَسِّرُهُۥ لِلۡعُسۡرَىٰWe will ease him toward difficulty.
وَمَا يُغۡنِي عَنۡهُ مَالُهُۥٓ إِذَا تَرَدَّىٰٓAnd what will his wealth avail him when he falls?
1- i.e., when he dies or is destroyed. It can also mean when he falls into the Hellfire.
إِنَّ عَلَيۡنَا لَلۡهُدَىٰIndeed, [incumbent] upon Us is guidance.
وَإِنَّ لَنَا لَلۡأٓخِرَةَ وَٱلۡأُولَىٰAnd indeed, to us belongs the Hereafter and the first [life].
فَأَنذَرۡتُكُمۡ نَارٗا تَلَظَّىٰSo I have warned you of a Fire which is blazing.
لَا يَصۡلَىٰهَآ إِلَّا ٱلۡأَشۡقَىNone will [enter to] burn therein except the most wretched one
ٱلَّذِي كَذَّبَ وَتَوَلَّىٰWho had denied and turned away.
وَسَيُجَنَّبُهَا ٱلۡأَتۡقَىBut the righteous one will avoid it
ٱلَّذِي يُؤۡتِي مَالَهُۥ يَتَزَكَّىٰ[He] who gives [from] his wealth to purify himself
وَمَا لِأَحَدٍ عِندَهُۥ مِن نِّعۡمَةٖ تُجۡزَىٰٓAnd not [giving] for anyone who has [done him] a favor to be rewarded
1- i.e., without intending reciprocation for some benefit to himself.
إِلَّا ٱبۡتِغَآءَ وَجۡهِ رَبِّهِ ٱلۡأَعۡلَىٰBut only seeking the face [i.e., acceptance] of his Lord, Most High.
وَلَسَوۡفَ يَرۡضَىٰAnd he is going to be satisfied.