Chapter 94: Surah Ash-Sharh: The Expansion



اَلَمْ نَشْرَحْ Have We not expanded

لَكَ صَدْرَكَۙ for thee thy breast

۝ Verse 1

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

Have We not expanded for thee thy breast,



وَ وَضَعْنَا عَنْكَ And removed from thee

وِزْرَكَۙ thy burden,

۝ Verse 2

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

And removed from thee thy burden,



الَّذِيْۤ اَنْقَضَ Which weighed down

ظَهْرَكَۙ thy back

۝ Verse 3

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

Which weighed down thy back,



وَ رَفَعْنَا لَكَ And exalted for thee

ذِكْرَكَؕ thy mention?

۝ Verse 4

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

And exalted for thee thy mention?



فَاِنَّ مَعَ الْعُسْرِ Surely with difficulty

يُسْرًاۙ is ease

۝ Verse 5

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

Surely with difficulty is ease,



اِنَّ مَعَ الْعُسْرِ With difficulty surely

يُسْرًاۙ is ease

۝ Verse 6

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

With difficulty is surely ease.



فَاِذَا فَرَغْتَ So when thou art free (from anxiety)

فَانْصَبْۙ work hard

۝ Verse 7

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

So when thou art free (from anxiety), work hard,



وَ اِلٰى رَبِّكَ And make thy Lord

فَارْغَبْ thy exclusive object

۝ Verse 8

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

And make thy Lord thy exclusive object.