المزمل

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يَا أَيُّهَا الْمُزَّمِّلُ

O thou wrapped up in thy raiment!

٢

قُمِ اللَّيْلَ إِلَّا قَلِيلًا

Keep vigil the night long, save a little -

٣

نِّصْفَهُ أَوِ انقُصْ مِنْهُ قَلِيلًا

A half thereof, or abate a little thereof

٤

أَوْ زِدْ عَلَيْهِ وَرَتِّلِ الْقُرْآنَ تَرْتِيلًا

Or add (a little) thereto - and chant the Qur'an in measure,

٥

إِنَّا سَنُلْقِي عَلَيْكَ قَوْلًا ثَقِيلًا

For we shall charge thee with a word of weight.

٦

إِنَّ نَاشِئَةَ اللَّيْلِ هِيَ أَشَدُّ وَطْئًا وَأَقْوَمُ قِيلًا

Lo! the vigil of the night is (a time) when impression is more keen and speech more certain.

٧

إِنَّ لَكَ فِي النَّهَارِ سَبْحًا طَوِيلًا

Lo! thou hast by day a chain of business.

٨

وَاذْكُرِ اسْمَ رَبِّكَ وَتَبَتَّلْ إِلَيْهِ تَبْتِيلًا

So remember the name of thy Lord and devote thyself with a complete devotion -

٩

رَّبُّ الْمَشْرِقِ وَالْمَغْرِبِ لَا إِلَٰهَ إِلَّا هُوَ فَاتَّخِذْهُ وَكِيلًا

Lord of the East and the West; there is no Allah save Him; so choose thou Him alone for thy defender -

١٠

وَاصْبِرْ عَلَىٰ مَا يَقُولُونَ وَاهْجُرْهُمْ هَجْرًا جَمِيلًا

And bear with patience what they utter, and part from them with a fair leave-taking.

Total 20 Ayaat.