Al-Balad( البلد)
Original,King Fahad Quran Complex(الأصلي,مجمع الملك فهد القرآن)
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A. J. Arberry(A. J. Arberry)
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بِسمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحمٰنِ الرَّحيمِ لا أُقسِمُ بِهٰذَا البَلَدِ(1)
No! I swear by this land,(1)
وَأَنتَ حِلٌّ بِهٰذَا البَلَدِ(2)
and thou art a lodger in this land;(2)
وَوالِدٍ وَما وَلَدَ(3)
by the begetter, and that he begot,(3)
لَقَد خَلَقنَا الإِنسٰنَ فى كَبَدٍ(4)
indeed, We created man in trouble.(4)
أَيَحسَبُ أَن لَن يَقدِرَ عَلَيهِ أَحَدٌ(5)
What, does he think none has power over him,(5)
يَقولُ أَهلَكتُ مالًا لُبَدًا(6)
saying, 'I have consumed wealth abundant'?(6)
أَيَحسَبُ أَن لَم يَرَهُ أَحَدٌ(7)
What, does he think none has seen him?(7)
أَلَم نَجعَل لَهُ عَينَينِ(8)
Have We not appointed to him two eyes,(8)
وَلِسانًا وَشَفَتَينِ(9)
and a tongue, and two lips,(9)
وَهَدَينٰهُ النَّجدَينِ(10)
and guided him on the two highways?(10)
فَلَا اقتَحَمَ العَقَبَةَ(11)
Yet he has not assaulted the steep;(11)
وَما أَدرىٰكَ مَا العَقَبَةُ(12)
and what shall teach thee what is the steep?(12)
فَكُّ رَقَبَةٍ(13)
The freeing of a slave,(13)
أَو إِطعٰمٌ فى يَومٍ ذى مَسغَبَةٍ(14)
or giving food upon a day of hunger(14)
يَتيمًا ذا مَقرَبَةٍ(15)
to an orphan near of kin(15)
أَو مِسكينًا ذا مَترَبَةٍ(16)
or a needy man in misery;(16)
ثُمَّ كانَ مِنَ الَّذينَ ءامَنوا وَتَواصَوا بِالصَّبرِ وَتَواصَوا بِالمَرحَمَةِ(17)
then that he become of those who believe and counsel each other to be steadfast, and counsel each other to be merciful.(17)
أُولٰئِكَ أَصحٰبُ المَيمَنَةِ(18)
Those are the Companions of the Right Hand.(18)
وَالَّذينَ كَفَروا بِـٔايٰتِنا هُم أَصحٰبُ المَشـَٔمَةِ(19)
And those who disbelieve in Our signs, they are the Companions of the Left Hand;(19)
عَلَيهِم نارٌ مُؤصَدَةٌ(20)
over them is a Fire covered down.(20)