The Relief
Surah
Ash-Sharh
94
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Have We not uplifted your heart for you ˹O Prophet˺,

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Did We not expand for you, [O Muḥammad], your breast?1

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relieved you of the burden

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And We removed from you your burden1

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which weighed so heavily on your back,

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Which had weighed upon your back

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and elevated your renown for you?1

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And raised high for you your repute.

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So, surely with hardship comes ease.

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For indeed, with hardship [will be] ease [i.e., relief].

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Surely with ˹that˺ hardship comes ˹more˺ ease.1

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Indeed, with hardship [will be] ease.

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So once you have fulfilled ˹your duty˺, strive ˹in devotion˺,

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So when you have finished [your duties], then stand up [for worship].

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turning to your Lord ˹alone˺ with hope.

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And to your Lord direct [your] longing.

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