Chapter 93

The Morning HoursAd-Dhuhaa (الضحى)

11 verses • revealed at Meccan

1 وَٱلضُّحَىٰ
By the Glorious Morning Light,
2 وَٱلَّيْلِ إِذَا سَجَىٰ
And by the Night when it is still,-
3 مَا وَدَّعَكَ رَبُّكَ وَمَا قَلَىٰ
Thy Guardian-Lord hath not forsaken thee, nor is He displeased.
4 وَلَلْءَاخِرَةُ خَيْرٌ لَّكَ مِنَ ٱلْأُولَىٰ
And verily the Hereafter will be better for thee than the present.
5 وَلَسَوْفَ يُعْطِيكَ رَبُّكَ فَتَرْضَىٰٓ
And soon will thy Guardian-Lord give thee (that wherewith) thou shalt be well-pleased.
6 أَلَمْ يَجِدْكَ يَتِيمًا فَـَٔاوَىٰ
Did He not find thee an orphan and give thee shelter (and care)?
7 وَوَجَدَكَ ضَآلًّا فَهَدَىٰ
And He found thee wandering, and He gave thee guidance.
8 وَوَجَدَكَ عَآئِلًا فَأَغْنَىٰ
And He found thee in need, and made thee independent.
9 فَأَمَّا ٱلْيَتِيمَ فَلَا تَقْهَرْ
Therefore, treat not the orphan with harshness,
10 وَأَمَّا ٱلسَّآئِلَ فَلَا تَنْهَرْ
Nor repulse the petitioner (unheard);
11 وَأَمَّا بِنِعْمَةِ رَبِّكَ فَحَدِّثْ
But the bounty of the Lord - rehearse and proclaim!