The Sun
Surah
Ash-Shams
91
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By the sun and its brightness,

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By the sun and its brightness

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and the moon as it follows it,1

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And [by] the moon when it follows it

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and the day as it unveils it,

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And [by] the day when it displays it1

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and the night as it conceals it!

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And [by] the night when it covers [i.e., conceals] it

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And by heaven and ˹the One˺ Who built it,

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And [by] the sky and He who constructed it

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and the earth and ˹the One˺ Who spread it!

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And [by] the earth and He who spread it

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And by the soul and ˹the One˺ Who fashioned it,

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And [by] the soul and He who proportioned it1

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then with ˹the knowledge of˺ right and wrong inspired it!

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And inspired it [with discernment of] its wickedness and its righteousness,

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Successful indeed is the one who purifies their soul,

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He has succeeded who purifies it,

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and doomed is the one who corrupts it!

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And he has failed who instills it [with corruption].

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