87. Al-A’la ; The Most High

Surah 87 (Chapter 87); 19 Verses

Makki ; Revealed at Mecca

1. سَبِّحِ اسْمَ رَبِّكَ الْأَعْلَى
Glorify the name of thy Guardian-Lord Most High

2. الَّذِي خَلَقَ فَسَوَّىٰ
Who hath created and further given order and proportion;

3. وَالَّذِي قَدَّرَ فَهَدَىٰ
Who hath ordained laws. And granted guidance;

4. وَالَّذِي أَخْرَجَ الْمَرْعَىٰ
And Who bringeth out the (green and luscious) pasture.

5. فَجَعَلَهُ غُثَاءً أَحْوَىٰ
And then doth make it (but) swarthy stubble.

6. سَنُقْرِئُكَ فَلَا تَنسَىٰ
By degrees shall We teach thee to declare (the Message) so thou shalt not forget

7. إِلَّا مَا شَاءَ اللَّـهُ ۚ إِنَّهُ يَعْلَمُ الْجَهْرَ وَمَا يَخْفَىٰ
Except as Allah wills: For He knoweth what is manifest and what is hidden.

8. وَنُيَسِّرُكَ لِلْيُسْرَىٰ
And We will make it easy for thee (to follow) the simple (Path).

9. فَذَكِّرْ إِن نَّفَعَتِ الذِّكْرَىٰ
Therefore give admonition in case the admonition profits (the hearer).

10. سَيَذَّكَّرُ مَن يَخْشَىٰ
The admonition will be received by those who fear (Allah):

11. وَيَتَجَنَّبُهَا الْأَشْقَى
But it will be avoided by those most unfortunate ones.

12. الَّذِي يَصْلَى النَّارَ الْكُبْرَىٰ
Who will enter the Great Fire

13. ثُمَّ لَا يَمُوتُ فِيهَا وَلَا يَحْيَىٰ
In which they will then neither die nor live.

14. قَدْ أَفْلَحَ مَن تَزَكَّىٰ
But those will prosper who purify themselves.

15. وَذَكَرَ اسْمَ رَبِّهِ فَصَلَّىٰ
And glorify the name of their Guardian-Lord and (lift their hearts) in Prayer.

16. بَلْ تُؤْثِرُونَ الْحَيَاةَ الدُّنْيَا
Nay (behold) ye prefer the life of this world;

17. وَالْآخِرَةُ خَيْرٌ وَأَبْقَىٰ
But the Hereafter is better and more enduring.

18. إِنَّ هَـٰذَا لَفِي الصُّحُفِ الْأُولَىٰ
And this is in the Books of the earliest (Revelations)

19. صُحُفِ إِبْرَاهِيمَ وَمُوسَىٰ
The Books of Abraham and Moses.

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