AL TARIQ (THE NIGHTLY ARRIVER)
(Revealed at Mecca - contains 17 verses - 1 section)
Allah - beginning with the name of - the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful
[Tariq 86:1] By oath of the heaven, and by oath of the nightly arriver.
[Tariq 86:2] And have you understood what the nightly arriver is?
[Tariq 86:3] The very brightly shining star!
[Tariq 86:4] There is not a soul that does not have a guardian over it.
[Tariq 86:5] So man must consider from what he has been created.
[Tariq 86:6] Created from a gushing fluid.
[Tariq 86:7] That is issued from between the backs and the ribs.
[Tariq 86:8] Indeed Allah is Able to return him.
[Tariq 86:9] A day when the secrets will be examined.
[Tariq 86:10] So man will neither have any strength nor any aide.
[Tariq 86:11] By oath of the sky from which comes down the rain.
[Tariq 86:12] And by oath of the earth which flourishes with it.
[Tariq 86:13] Indeed the Qur’an is a decisive Word.
[Tariq 86:14] And is not a matter of amusement.
[Tariq 86:15] Indeed the disbelievers carry out their evil schemes.
[Tariq 86:16] And I secretly plan.
[Tariq 86:17] Therefore give them some respite - give them some time.
END OF SURAH