أَلَمۡ نَشۡرَحۡ لَكَ صَدۡرَكَDid We not expand for you, [O Muúammad], your breast?
1- i.e., enlighten, assure and gladden your heart with guidance.
وَوَضَعۡنَا عَنكَ وِزۡرَكَAnd We removed from you your burden
1- By forgiving any errors which you may have committed previously or might commit consequently. "Burden" can also refer to the anxiety experienced by the Prophet () at the beginning of his mission.
ٱلَّذِيٓ أَنقَضَ ظَهۡرَكَWhich had weighed upon your back
وَرَفَعۡنَا لَكَ ذِكۡرَكَAnd raised high for you your repute.
فَإِنَّ مَعَ ٱلۡعُسۡرِ يُسۡرًاFor indeed, with hardship [will be] ease [i.e., relief].
إِنَّ مَعَ ٱلۡعُسۡرِ يُسۡرٗاIndeed, with hardship [will be] ease.
فَإِذَا فَرَغۡتَ فَٱنصَبۡSo when you have finished [your duties], then stand up [for worship].
وَإِلَىٰ رَبِّكَ فَٱرۡغَبAnd to your Lord direct [your] longing.