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.