In the name of Allah, Gracious, Merciful.
1By the break of day.
2And by the ten nights;1
3By the even and odd;
4And by the night when it passes away.
5Is there in these an adjuration for those who understand?
6Do you not see how your Lord dealt with the people of `Ad.
7Of the Iram with lofty pillars.
8The like of which were not produced in the land?
9And with the people of Thamud who cut out rocks in the valley?
10And with Pharaoh, Lord of stakes?
11These transgressed beyond bounds in the lands.
12And heaped therein mischief.
13Therefore did your Lord pour on them a scourge of diverse
14For your Lord is on a watchtower.
15Now as for man when his Lord tries him, giving him honor and
gifts, then says “My Lord has honored me.”
16But when He tries him restricting his subsistence for him then
says “My Lord has humiliated me!”
17No, but you honor not the orphans!
18Nor do you encourage one another to feed the poor!
19And you devour inheritance all with greed.
20And you love wealth with inordinate love!
21No! when the earth is pounded to powder.
22And your Lord comes and His angels, rank upon rank.
23And hell that day is brought face to face, on that day will man
remember but how will that remembrance profit him?
24He will say: “Ah! would that I had sent forth good deeds for my
25For that day His chastisement will be such as none can inflict.
26And His bonds will be such as none can bind.
27“O soul in complete rest and satisfaction!
28“Come back to your Lord well pleased, and well pleasing unto
29“Enter then among my devotees!
30“Yea, enter my heaven!”
Bismillahi Rahmani Rahim
2Wa layalin asyr
3Was safi wal watr
4Wal laili iza yasr
5Hal fi zalika qasamul lizi hijr
6Alam tara kaifa faala rabuka biad
7Irama zatil imad
8Latil lam yuhlaq misluha fil bilad
9Wa samudal lazina jabus sakrabil wad
10Wa Firauna zilautad
11Alazina tagau fil bilad
12Fa aksaru fihal fasad
13Fasaba alaihim rabbuka sauta azab
14Inna rabbaka labil mirsad
15Fa amal insanu iza mabtalahu rabbuhu fa akramahu wa naamahu
fayaqulu rabbi akraman
16Wa amma iza mabtalahu faqadara alaihi rizqahu fayaqulu rabbihi
17Kala bala tukrimunal yatim
18Wa la tahad duna ala taamil
19Wa takulunat turasa aklal ama
20Wa tuhibunal mala huban jama
21Kala iza dukatil ardu dakan daka
22Wa ja a rabbuka wal malaku safan safa
23Wa ji a yauma izin bijahan nama yauma iziy yatazak karul insanu
wa anna lahuz zikra
24Yaqulu yalaitani qadamtu lihahati
25Fayauma izil la yua zibu azabahu ahad
26Wa la yusiqu wa saqahu ahad
27Ya ayatuhan nafsul mutmainah
28Irji ila rabbiki radiyatam mardiyah
29Fadkuli fi ibadi
1. In reading from the Hadith it seems to mean
the first ten days during the pilgrimage to Mecca ( Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith