Al ‘Alaq - The Clot

96:1
ٱقۡرَأۡ بِٱسۡمِ رَبِّكَ ٱلَّذِي خَلَقَ ١
Aqra' Biāsmi Rabbika Al-Ladhī Khalaqa
Recite in the name of your Lord who created -
96:2
خَلَقَ ٱلۡإِنسَٰنَ مِنۡ عَلَقٍ ٢
Khalaqa Al-'Insāna Min `Alaqin
Created man from a clinging substance.
96:3
ٱقۡرَأۡ وَرَبُّكَ ٱلۡأَكۡرَمُ ٣
Aqra' Wa Rabbuka Al-'Akramu
Recite, and your Lord is the most Generous -
96:4
ٱلَّذِي عَلَّمَ بِٱلۡقَلَمِ ٤
Al-Ladhī `Allama Bil-Qalami
Who taught by the pen -
96:5
عَلَّمَ ٱلۡإِنسَٰنَ مَا لَمۡ يَعۡلَمۡ ٥
`Allama Al-'Insāna Mā Lam Ya`lam
Taught man that which he knew not.
96:6
كـَلَّآ إِنَّ ٱلۡإِنسَٰنَ لَيَطۡغَىٰٓ ٦
Kallā 'Inna Al-'Insāna Layaţghá
No! [But] indeed, man transgresses
96:7
أَن رَّءَاهُ ٱسۡتَغۡنَىٰٓ ٧
'An Ra'āhu Astaghná
Because he sees himself self-sufficient.
96:8
إِنَّ إِلَىٰ رَبِّكَ ٱلرُّجۡعَىٰٓ ٨
'Inna 'Ilá Rabbika Ar-Ruj`á
Indeed, to your Lord is the return.
96:9
أَرَءَيۡتَ ٱلَّذِي يَنۡهَىٰ ٩
'Ara'ayta Al-Ladhī Yanhá
Have you seen the one who forbids
96:10
عَبۡدًا إِذَا صَلَّىٰٓ ١٠
`Abdāan 'Idhā Şallá
A servant when he prays?
96:11
أَرَءَيۡتَ إِن كَانَ عَلَى ٱلۡهُدَىٰٓ ١١
'Ara'ayta 'In Kāna `Alá Al-Hudá
Have you seen if he is upon guidance
96:12
أَوۡ أَمَرَ بِٱلتَّقۡوَىٰٓ ١٢
'Aw 'Amara Bit-Taqwá
Or enjoins righteousness?
96:13
أَرَءَيۡتَ إِن كَذَّبَ وَتَوَلَّىٰٓ ١٣
'Ara'ayta 'In Kadhdhaba Wa Tawallá
Have you seen if he denies and turns away -
96:14
أَلَمۡ يَعۡلَم بِأَنَّ ٱللَّهَ يَرَىٰ ١٤
'Alam Ya`lam Bi'anna Al-Laha Yará
Does he not know that Allah sees?
96:15
كـَلَّا لَئِن لَّمۡ يَنتَهِ لَنَسۡفَعَۢا بِٱلنَّاصِيَةِ ١٥
Kallā La'in Lam Yantahi Lanasfa`ā Bin-Nāşiyahi
No! If he does not desist, We will surely drag him by the forelock -
96:16
نَاصِيَةٖ كَٰذِبَةٍ خَاطِئَةٖ ١٦
Nāşiyatin Kādhibatin Khāţi'ahin
A lying, sinning forelock.
96:17
فَلۡيَدۡعُ نَادِيَهُۥ ١٧
Falyad`u Nādiyah
Then let him call his associates;
96:18
سَنَدۡعُ ٱلزَّبَانِيَةَ ١٨
Sanad`u Az-Zabāniyaha
We will call the angels of Hell.
96:19
كـَلَّا لَا تُطِعۡهُ وَٱسۡجُدۡۤ وَٱقۡتَرِب۩ ١٩
Kallā Lā Tuţi`hu Wa Asjud Wāqtarib
No! Do not obey him. But prostrate and draw near [to Allah ].
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