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al-Balad (The City, This Countryside)
as rendered by Hilali - Khan
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Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali rendition of Surah The City, This Countryside(al-Balad)
90:1 I swear by this city (Makkah)
90:2 And you are free (from sin, to punish the enemies of Islam on the Day of the conquest) in this city (Makkah)
90:3 And by the begetter (i.e. Adam ) and that which he begot (i.e. his progeny)
90:4 Verily, We have created man in toil
90:5 Thinks he that none can overcome him
90:6 He says (boastfully): "I have wasted wealth in abundance!"
90:7 Thinks he that none sees him
90:8 Have We not made for him a pair of eyes
90:9 And a tongue and a pair of lips
90:10 And shown him the two ways (good and evil)
90:11 But he has made no effort to pass on the path that is steep
90:12 And what will make you know the path that is steep
90:13 (It is) Freeing a neck (slave, etc.
90:14 Or giving food in a day of hunger (famine)
90:15 To an orphan near of kin
90:16 Or to a Miskeen (poor) afflicted with misery
90:17 Then he became one of those who believed, and recommended one another to perseverance and patience, and (also) recommended one another to pity and compassion
90:18 They are those on the Right Hand (the dwellers of Paradise)
90:19 But those who disbelieved in Our Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.), they are those on the Left Hand (the dwellers of Hell)
90:20 The Fire will be shut over them (i.e. they will be enveloped by the Fire without any opening or window or outlet


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