Al-Balad The City


لَا أُقْسِمُ بِهَٰذَا الْبَلَدِ 1 
Translation
Nay! I swear by this city
Transliteration
Lā 'Uqsimu Bihadhā Al-Baladi
وَأَنْتَ حِلٌّ بِهَٰذَا الْبَلَدِ 2 
Translation
And you (are) free (to dwell) in this city
Transliteration
Wa 'Anta Ĥillun Bihadhā Al-Baladi
وَوَالِدٍ وَمَا وَلَدَ 3 
Translation
And the begetter and what he begot
Transliteration
Wa Wālidin Wa Mā Walada
لَقَدْ خَلَقْنَا الْإِنْسَانَ فِي كَبَدٍ 4 
Translation
Certainly We have created man (to be) in hardship
Transliteration
LLaqad Khalaq Al-'Insāna Kabadin
أَيَحْسَبُ أَنْ لَنْ يَقْدِرَ عَلَيْهِ أَحَدٌ 5 
Translation
Does he think that not has power over him anyone
Transliteration
''Ayaĥsabu 'An Lan Yaqdira `Alayhi 'Aĥadun
يَقُولُ أَهْلَكْتُ مَالًا لُبَدًا 6 
Translation
He will say I have squandered wealth abundant
Transliteration
YYaqūlu 'Ahlaktu Mālāan Lubadāan
أَيَحْسَبُ أَنْ لَمْ يَرَهُ أَحَدٌ 7 
Translation
Does he think that not sees him anyone
Transliteration
''Ayaĥsabu 'An Lam Yarahu 'Aĥadun
أَلَمْ نَجْعَلْ لَهُ عَيْنَيْنِ 8 
Translation
Have not We made for him two eyes
Transliteration
'Alam Naj`al Lahu `Aynayni
وَلِسَانًا وَشَفَتَيْنِ 9 
Translation
And a tongue and two lips
Transliteration
Wa Lisānāan Wa Shafatayni
وَهَدَيْنَاهُ النَّجْدَيْنِ 10 
Translation
And shown him the two ways
Transliteration
Wa Hadaynāhu An-Najdayni
فَلَا اقْتَحَمَ الْعَقَبَةَ 11 
Translation
But not he has attempted the steep path
Transliteration
Falā Aqtaĥama Al-`Aqabaha
وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا الْعَقَبَةُ 12 
Translation
And what can make you know what the steep path is
Transliteration
Wa Mā 'Adrāka Al-`Aqabahu
فَكُّ رَقَبَةٍ 13 
Translation
(It is) freeing a neck
Transliteration
Fakku Raqabahin
أَوْ إِطْعَامٌ فِي يَوْمٍ ذِي مَسْغَبَةٍ 14 
Translation
Or feeding in a day of severe hunger
Transliteration
'Aw 'Iţ`āmun Yawmin Dhī Masghabahin
يَتِيمًا ذَا مَقْرَبَةٍ 15 
Translation
An orphan of near relationship
Transliteration
Yatīmāan Dhā Maqrabahin
أَوْ مِسْكِينًا ذَا مَتْرَبَةٍ 16 
Translation
Or a needy person in misery
Transliteration
'Aw Miskīnāan Dhā Matrabahin
ثُمَّ كَانَ مِنَ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَتَوَاصَوْا بِالصَّبْرِ وَتَوَاصَوْا بِالْمَرْحَمَةِ 17 
Translation
Then he is of those who believe and enjoin each other to patience and enjoin each other to compassion
Transliteration
TThumma Kāna Mina Al-Ladhīna 'Āmanū Wa Tawāşaw Biş-Şabri Wa Tawāşaw Bil-Marĥamahi
أُولَٰئِكَ أَصْحَابُ الْمَيْمَنَةِ 18 
Translation
Those (are the) companions (of) the right hand
Transliteration
''Ūlā'ika 'Aşĥābu Al-Maymanahi
وَالَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا بِآيَاتِنَا هُمْ أَصْحَابُ الْمَشْأَمَةِ 19 
Translation
But those who disbelieve in Our Verses they (are the) companions (of) the left hand
Transliteration
Wa Al-Ladhīna Kafarū Bi'āyātinā Hum 'Aşĥābu Al-Mash'amahi
عَلَيْهِمْ نَارٌ مُؤْصَدَةٌ 20 
Translation
Over them (will be the) Fire closed in
Transliteration
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