Chapter 107: Surah Al-Ma'un
(Acts of Kindness)



اَرَءَيْتَ الَّذِيْ Hast thou seen him

يُكَذِّبُ who belies

بِالدِّيْنِ religion?

۝ Verse 1

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

Hast thou seen him who belies religion?



فَذٰلِكَ الَّذِيْ That is the one

يَدُعُّ الْيَتِيْمَ who is rough to the orphan,

۝ Verse 2

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

That is the one who is rough to the orphan,



وَ لَا يَحُضُّ And urges not

عَلٰى طَعَامِ الْمِسْكِيْنِ the feeding of the needy.

۝ Verse 3

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

And urges not the feeding of the needy.



فَوَيْلٌ So woe to

لِّلْمُصَلِّيْنَ the praying ones,

۝ Verse 4

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

So woe to the praying ones,



الَّذِيْنَ هُمْ Who are

عَنْ صَلَاتِهِمْ سَاهُوْنَ unmindful of their prayer!

۝ Verse 5

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

Who are unmindful of their prayer!



الَّذِيْنَ هُمْ Who

يُرَآءُوْنَ do (good) to be seen,

۝ Verse 6

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

Who do (good) to be seen,



وَ يَمْنَعُوْنَ الْمَاعُوْنَ And refrain from acts of kindness!

۝ Verse 7

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

And refrain from acts of kindness!



وَ لَاۤ اَنَا عَابِدٌ Nor shall I serve

مَّا عَبَدْتُّمْ that which ye serve,

۝ Verse 4

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

Nor shall I serve that which ye serve,