Dawn (Al-Fajr)
30 verses, revealed in Mecca after The Night (Al-Layl) before The Forenoon (Al-Duhaa)
In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful
CONSIDER the daybreak (1) and ten nights (of pilgrimage or the last ten days of Ramadan), (2) And by the even and the odd (of all the creations of Allah). (3) and by the night when it moves on towards daybreak (reward and retribution in the next life is an absolute reality). (4) Truly in that there is an oath for those who possess understanding. (5) Have you not seen what your Lord did to the 'Ad (6) the people of the huge columned city of Eram (7) The like of which was not created in the lands; (8) And with Thamud who carved rocks in the valley; (9) And Pharaoh, of the pegs (impaling his victims)? (10) who all were insolent in the land (11) and exceeded in corruption therein. (12) Therefore did thy Lord pour on them a scourge of diverse chastisements: (13) for, verily, thy Sustainer is ever on the watch! (14) As for man, whenever his Lord tries him and then is gracious and provides good things for him, he says: "My Lord has been gracious to me." (15) But when He trieth him, restricting his subsistence for him, then saith he (in despair), "My Lord hath humiliated me!" (16) Nay, nay! but ye honour not the orphans! (17) and you urge not the feeding of the needy, (18) Why do you take away the inheritance of others indiscriminately (19) And love wealth with abounding love. (20) When the earth is crushed into small pieces (21) And thy Lord shall come with angels, rank on rank, (22) On that day, hell will be brought closer and the human being will come to his senses, but this will be of no avail to him. (23) He will say, "Oh, would that I had provided beforehand for my life!" (24) Then on that Day Allah will chastise as none other can chastise; (25) And none will bind [as severely] as His binding [of the evildoers]. (26) But ah! thou soul at peace! (27) Return unto thy Lord, content in His good pleasure! (28) So enter among My (righteous) servants (29) "And enter you My Paradise!" (30)
Allah the Almighty always says the truth.
End of Surah: Dawn (Al-Fajr). Sent down in Mecca after The Night (Al-Layl) before The Forenoon (Al-Duhaa)