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90:1  I do swear by this land.
90:2  And you are a dweller in this land.
90:3  And a father and what he begets.
90:4  We have created man in struggle.
90:5  Does he think that no one is able to best him?
90:6  He says: "I spent so much money!"
90:7  Does he think that no one saw him?
90:8  Did We not make for him two eyes?
90:9  And a tongue and two lips?
90:10  And We guided him to both paths?
90:11  He should choose the better path.
90:12  Do you know which is the better path?
90:13  The freeing of slaves.
90:14  Or the feeding on a day of great hardship.
90:15  An orphan of relation.
90:16  Or a poor person in need.
90:17  Then he has become one of those who have believed, and exhort one another to patience, and exhort one another to kindness.
90:18  Those are the people of the right.
90:19  As for those who rejected Our revelations, they are the people of misery.
90:20  Upon them is a Fire closed over