The Holy Qoran with English Translation

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1. بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ
In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful.
2. سَبِّحِ اسْمَ رَبِّكَ الْأَعْلَى
GLORIFY THE NAME of your Lord, most high,
3. الَّذِي خَلَقَ فَسَوَّىٰ
Who creates and proportions,
4. وَالَّذِي قَدَّرَ فَهَدَىٰ
Who determines and directs,
5. وَالَّذِي أَخْرَجَ الْمَرْعَىٰ
Who brings out the pastures
6. فَجَعَلَهُ غُثَاءً أَحْوَىٰ
Then reduces them to rusty rubbish.
7. سَنُقْرِئُكَ فَلَا تَنسَىٰ
We shall make you recite (the Qur'an) so that you will not forget it,
8. إِلَّا مَا شَاءَ اللَّهُ ۚ إِنَّهُ يَعْلَمُ الْجَهْرَ وَمَا يَخْفَىٰ
Unless God may please. He knows the visible and knows what is hidden.
9. وَنُيَسِّرُكَ لِلْيُسْرَىٰ
We shall take you slowly towards ease.
10. فَذَكِّرْ إِن نَّفَعَتِ الذِّكْرَىٰ
So remind them if reminder is profitable:
11. سَيَذَّكَّرُ مَن يَخْشَىٰ
Those who fear will understand.
12. وَيَتَجَنَّبُهَا الْأَشْقَى
Only the wretch will turn aside,
13. الَّذِي يَصْلَى النَّارَ الْكُبْرَىٰ
Who will burn in the terrible Fire,
14. ثُمَّ لَا يَمُوتُ فِيهَا وَلَا يَحْيَىٰ
In which he will neither die nor live.
15. قَدْ أَفْلَحَ مَن تَزَكَّىٰ
Surely he will succeed who grows in goodness,
16. وَذَكَرَ اسْمَ رَبِّهِ فَصَلَّىٰ
And recites the name of his Lord and serves with devotion.
17. بَلْ تُؤْثِرُونَ الْحَيَاةَ الدُّنْيَا
But no, you prefer the life of the world,
18. وَالْآخِرَةُ خَيْرٌ وَأَبْقَىٰ
Though the life to come is better and abiding.
19. إِنَّ هَٰذَا لَفِي الصُّحُفِ الْأُولَىٰ
This is surely in the earlier Books,
20. صُحُفِ إِبْرَاهِيمَ وَمُوسَىٰ
The Books of Abraham and Moses.

English Translation of Quran provided by Ahmed Ali (Ahmed Ali *)