Tafsir 73. Al-Muzzammil

1يَا أَيُّهَا الْمُزَّمِّلُ
73|1|O you Enwrapped one.
2قُمِ اللَّيْلَ إِلَّا قَلِيلًا
73|2|Stay up during the night, except a little.
3نِّصْفَهُ أَوِ انقُصْ مِنْهُ قَلِيلًا
73|3|For half of it, or reduce it a little.
4أَوْ زِدْ عَلَيْهِ وَرَتِّلِ الْقُرْآنَ تَرْتِيلًا
73|4|Or add to it; and chant the Quran rhythmically.
5إِنَّا سَنُلْقِي عَلَيْكَ قَوْلًا ثَقِيلًا
73|5|We are about to give you a heavy message.
6إِنَّ نَاشِئَةَ اللَّيْلِ هِيَ أَشَدُّ وَطْئًا وَأَقْوَمُ قِيلًا
73|6|The vigil of night is more effective, and better suited for recitation.
7إِنَّ لَكَ فِي النَّهَارِ سَبْحًا طَوِيلًا
73|7|In the daytime, you have lengthy work to do.
8وَاذْكُرِ اسْمَ رَبِّكَ وَتَبَتَّلْ إِلَيْهِ تَبْتِيلًا
73|8|So remember the Name of your Lord, and devote yourself to Him wholeheartedly.
9رَّبُّ الْمَشْرِقِ وَالْمَغْرِبِ لَا إِلَٰهَ إِلَّا هُوَ فَاتَّخِذْهُ وَكِيلًا
73|9|Lord of the East and the West. There is no god but He, so take Him as a Trustee.
10وَاصْبِرْ عَلَىٰ مَا يَقُولُونَ وَاهْجُرْهُمْ هَجْرًا جَمِيلًا
73|10|And endure patiently what they say, and withdraw from them politely.
11وَذَرْنِي وَالْمُكَذِّبِينَ أُولِي النَّعْمَةِ وَمَهِّلْهُمْ قَلِيلًا
73|11|And leave Me to those who deny the truth, those of luxury, and give them a brief respite.
12إِنَّ لَدَيْنَا أَنكَالًا وَجَحِيمًا
73|12|With Us are shackles, and a Fierce Fire.
13وَطَعَامًا ذَا غُصَّةٍ وَعَذَابًا أَلِيمًا
73|13|And food that chokes, and a painful punishment.
14يَوْمَ تَرْجُفُ الْأَرْضُ وَالْجِبَالُ وَكَانَتِ الْجِبَالُ كَثِيبًا مَّهِيلًا
73|14|On the Day when the earth and the mountains tremble, and the mountains become heaps of sand.
15إِنَّا أَرْسَلْنَا إِلَيْكُمْ رَسُولًا شَاهِدًا عَلَيْكُمْ كَمَا أَرْسَلْنَا إِلَىٰ فِرْعَوْنَ رَسُولًا
73|15|We have sent to you a messenger, a witness over you, as We sent to Pharaoh a messenger.
16فَعَصَىٰ فِرْعَوْنُ الرَّسُولَ فَأَخَذْنَاهُ أَخْذًا وَبِيلًا
73|16|But Pharaoh defied the Messenger, so We seized him with a terrible seizing.
17فَكَيْفَ تَتَّقُونَ إِن كَفَرْتُمْ يَوْمًا يَجْعَلُ الْوِلْدَانَ شِيبًا
73|17|So how will you, if you persist in unbelief, save yourself from a Day which will turn the children gray-haired?
18السَّمَاءُ مُنفَطِرٌ بِهِ ۚ كَانَ وَعْدُهُ مَفْعُولًا
73|18|The heaven will shatter thereby. His promise is always fulfilled.
19إِنَّ هَٰذِهِ تَذْكِرَةٌ ۖ فَمَن شَاءَ اتَّخَذَ إِلَىٰ رَبِّهِ سَبِيلًا
73|19|This is a reminder. So whoever wills, let him take a path to his Lord.
20۞ إِنَّ رَبَّكَ يَعْلَمُ أَنَّكَ تَقُومُ أَدْنَىٰ مِن ثُلُثَيِ اللَّيْلِ وَنِصْفَهُ وَثُلُثَهُ وَطَائِفَةٌ مِّنَ الَّذِينَ مَعَكَ ۚ وَاللَّهُ يُقَدِّرُ اللَّيْلَ وَالنَّهَارَ ۚ عَلِمَ أَن لَّن تُحْصُوهُ فَتَابَ عَلَيْكُمْ ۖ فَاقْرَءُوا مَا تَيَسَّرَ مِنَ الْقُرْآنِ ۚ عَلِمَ أَن سَيَكُونُ مِنكُم مَّرْضَىٰ ۙ وَآخَرُونَ يَضْرِبُونَ فِي الْأَرْضِ يَبْتَغُونَ مِن فَضْلِ اللَّهِ ۙ وَآخَرُونَ يُقَاتِلُونَ فِي سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ ۖ فَاقْرَءُوا مَا تَيَسَّرَ مِنْهُ ۚ وَأَقِيمُوا الصَّلَاةَ وَآتُوا الزَّكَاةَ وَأَقْرِضُوا اللَّهَ قَرْضًا حَسَنًا ۚ وَمَا تُقَدِّمُوا لِأَنفُسِكُم مِّنْ خَيْرٍ تَجِدُوهُ عِندَ اللَّهِ هُوَ خَيْرًا وَأَعْظَمَ أَجْرًا ۚ وَاسْتَغْفِرُوا اللَّهَ ۖ إِنَّ اللَّهَ غَفُورٌ رَّحِيمٌ
73|20|Your Lord knows that you stay up nearly two-thirds of the night, or half of it, or one-third of it, along with a group of those with you. God designed the night and the day. He knows that you are unable to sustain it, so He has pardoned you. So read of the Quran what is possible for you. He knows that some of you may be ill; and others travelling through the land, seeking God’s bounty; and others fighting in God’s cause. So read of it what is possible for you, and observe the prayers, and give regular charity, and lend God a generous loan. Whatever good you advance for yourselves, you will find it with God, better and generously rewarded. And seek God’s forgiveness, for God is Forgiving and Merciful.
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