[Image]  AL-ALA

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          In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful.

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PICKTHAL: Praise the name of thy Lord the Most High,

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PICKTHAL: Who createth, then disposeth;

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PICKTHAL: Who measureth, then guideth;

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PICKTHAL: Who bringeth forth the pasturage,

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PICKTHAL: Then turneth it to russet stubble.

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PICKTHAL: We shall make thee read (O Muhammad) so that thou shalt not
forget

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PICKTHAL: Save that which Allah willeth. Lo! He knoweth the disclosed and
that which still is hidden;

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PICKTHAL: And We shall ease thy way unto the state of ease.

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PICKTHAL: Therefor remind (men), for of use is the reminder.

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PICKTHAL: He will heed who feareth,

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PICKTHAL: But the most hapless will flout it,

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PICKTHAL: He who will be flung to the great Fire

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PICKTHAL: Wherein he will neither die nor live.

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PICKTHAL: He is successful who groweth,

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PICKTHAL: And remembereth the name of his Lord, so prayeth,

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PICKTHAL: But ye prefer the life of the world

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PICKTHAL: Although the Hereafter is better and more lasting.

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PICKTHAL: Lo! This is in the former scrolls.

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PICKTHAL: The Books of Abraham and Moses.

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