Al-Lail

1

وَاللَّيْلِ إِذَا يَغْشَىٰ

By the night enshrouding

2

وَالنَّهَارِ إِذَا تَجَلَّىٰ

3

وَمَا خَلَقَ الذَّكَرَ وَالْأُنثَىٰ

And Him Who hath created male and female,

4

إِنَّ سَعْيَكُمْ لَشَتَّىٰ

Lo! your effort is dispersed (toward divers ends).

5

فَأَمَّا مَنْ أَعْطَىٰ وَاتَّقَىٰ

As for him who giveth and is dutiful (toward Allah)

6

وَصَدَّقَ بِالْحُسْنَىٰ

And believeth in goodness;

7

فَسَنُيَسِّرُهُ لِلْيُسْرَىٰ

Surely We will ease his way unto the state of ease.

8

وَأَمَّا مَن بَخِلَ وَاسْتَغْنَىٰ

But as for him who hoardeth and deemeth himself independent,

9

وَكَذَّبَ بِالْحُسْنَىٰ

And disbelieveth in goodness;

10

فَسَنُيَسِّرُهُ لِلْعُسْرَىٰ

Surely We will ease his way unto adversity.

Total 21 Ayaat.