Al-Balad

1

لَا أُقْسِمُ بِهَٰذَا الْبَلَدِ

Nay, I swear by this city -

2

وَأَنتَ حِلٌّ بِهَٰذَا الْبَلَدِ

And thou art an indweller of this city -

3

وَوَالِدٍ وَمَا وَلَدَ

And the begetter and that which he begat,

4

لَقَدْ خَلَقْنَا الْإِنسَانَ فِي كَبَدٍ

We verily have created man in an atmosphere:

5

أَيَحْسَبُ أَن لَّن يَقْدِرَ عَلَيْهِ أَحَدٌ

Thinketh he that none hath power over him?

6

يَقُولُ أَهْلَكْتُ مَالًا لُّبَدًا

And he saith: I have destroyed vast wealth:

7

أَيَحْسَبُ أَن لَّمْ يَرَهُ أَحَدٌ

Thinketh he that none beholdeth him?

8

أَلَمْ نَجْعَل لَّهُ عَيْنَيْنِ

Did We not assign unto him two eyes

9

وَلِسَانًا وَشَفَتَيْنِ

And a tongue and two lips,

10

وَهَدَيْنَاهُ النَّجْدَيْنِ

And guide him to the parting of the mountain ways?

Total 20 Ayaat.