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Sura 90
No. of Verses: 20


[90:0] In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

  
[90:1] I solemnly swear by this town.

  
[90:2] The town where you live.

  
[90:3] The begetting and the begotten.

  
[90:4] We created the human being to work hard (to redeem himself).*

*90:4 See the Introduction and Appendix 7 for the purpose behind our creation.

  
[90:5] Does he think that no one will ever call him to account?

  
[90:6] He boasts, "I spent so much money!"

  
[90:7] Does he think that no one sees him?

  
[90:8] Did we not give him two eyes?

  
[90:9] A tongue and two lips?

  
[90:10] Did we not show him the two paths?

  
[90:11] He should choose the difficult path.

  
[90:12] Which one is the difficult path?

  
[90:13] The freeing of slaves.

  
[90:14] Feeding, during the time of hardship.

  
[90:15] Orphans who are related.

  
[90:16] Or the poor who is in need.

  
[90:17] And being one of those who believe, and exhorting one another to be steadfast, and exhorting one another to be kind.

  
[90:18] These have deserved happiness.

  
[90:19] As for those who disbelieved in our revelations, they have incurred misery.

  
[90:20] They will be confined in the Hellfire.

  

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