Sura 91: The Sun (Al-Shams)

Sura 91:  The Sun (Al-Shams)

Number of verses in sura: 15

Order of revelation: 26


[91:0]  In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful


[91:1]  By the sun and its brightness.


[91:2]  The moon that follows it.


[91:3]  The day that reveals.


[91:4]  The night that covers.


[91:5]  The sky and Him who built it.


[91:6]  The earth and Him who sustains it.


[91:7]  The soul and Him who created it.


[91:8]  Then showed it what is evil and what is good.


[91:9]  Successful is one who redeems it.


[91:10]  Failing is one who neglects it.


[91:11]  Thamoud’s disbelief caused them to transgress.


[91:12]  They followed the worst among them.


[91:13]  GOD‘s messenger said to them, “This is GOD‘s camel; let her drink.”


[91:14]  They disbelieved him and slaughtered her. Their Lord then requited them for their sin and annihilated them.


[91:15]  Yet, those who came after them remain heedless.