About Surah Al-Balad:

Surah Al-Balad (Arabic text: البلد) is the 90th chapter of the Qur’an. The surah titled in English means “The City” and it consists of 20 verses...

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1
Al-Fatiha

The opener

الْفَاتِحَة
2
Al-Baqarah

The cow

البقرة
3
Al-Imran

Family of Imran

آل عمران
4
An-Nisa

The Women

ٱلنساء
5
Al-Ma'idah

The Table Spread

ٱلمائدة
6
Al-Anam

The Cattle

ٱلأنعام
7
Al-A'raf

The Heights

ٱلأعراف
8
Al-Anfal

The Spoils of War

ٱلأنفال
9
At-Taubah

The Repentance

ٱلتوبة
10
Yunus

Jonah

يونس
11
Hud

Hud

هود
12
Yusuf

Joseph

يوسف
13
Ar-Ra'd

Thunder

الرعد
14
Ibrahim

Abraham

إبراهيم
15
Al-Hijr

The Stoneland

الحجر
16
An-Nahl

The Bee

الْنَّحْل
17
Al-Isra

The Night Journey

الإسراء
18
Al-Kahf

The Cave

الكهف
19
Maryam

Mary

مريم
20
Ta-Ha

Ta-Ha

طه
21
Al-Anbiya

The Prophets

الأنبياء
22
Al-Hajj

The Pilgrimage

الحج
23
Al-Mu'minun

The Believers

المؤمنون‎
24
An-Nur

The Light

النور
25
Al-Furqan

The Criterion

الفرقان
26
Ash-Shu'ara

The Poets

الشعراء‎
27
An-Naml

The Ants

النمل
28
Al-Qasas

The Story

القصص
29
Al-Ankabut

Spider

العنكبوت
30
Ar-Rum

The Romans

الروم
31
Luqman

Luqman

لقمان
32
As-Sajdah

Prostration

السجدة
33
Al-Ahzab

The Confederates

الأحزاب
34
Saba

Sheba

سَبَأ
35
Fatir

The Originator

فاطر‎
36
Ya-Sin

Ya Sin

يٰسٓ‎
37
As-Saffat

Those Who Set the Ranks

الصافات
38
Sad

The letter "Saad"

ص
39
Az-Zumar

The Troops

الزمر‎
40
Ghafir

The Forgiver

غافر
41
Fussilat

Explained in Detail

فصلت
42
Ash-Shura

The Consultation

الشورى‎
43
Az-Zukhruf

The Ornaments of Gold

الزخرف
44
Ad-Dukhan

The Smoke

الدخان
45
Al-Jathiyah

The Crouching

الجاثية‎
46
Al-Ahqaf

The Wind Curved Sandhill

اَلْأَحْقَافُ
47
Muhammad

Muhammad

محمد
48
Al-Fath

The Victory

الفتح
49
Al-Hujurat

The Private Chambers

الحجرات‎
50
Qaf

Qaf

ق‎
51
Adh-Dhariyat

The Scatterers

الذاريات‎
52
At-Tur

The Mountain

الطور‎
53
An-Najm

The Star

النجم‎
54
Al-Qamar

The Moon

القمر‎
55
Ar-Rahman

The Beneficent

الرحمن
56
Al-Waqi'ah

The Inevitable

الواقعة‎
57
Al-Hadid

The Iron

الحديد
58
Al-Mujadila

The Pleading Women

المجادلة‎
59
Al-Hashr

The Exile

الحشر‎
60
Al-Mumtahanah

She That is to be Examined

الممتحنة‎
61
As-Saff

The Ranks

الصف‎
62
Al-Jumu'ah

Congregation Prayer

الجمعة‎
63
Al-Munafiqun

The Hypocrites

المنافقون‎
64
At-Taghabun

Mutual Disposession

التغابن‎
65
At-Talaq

The Divorce

الطلاق‎
66
At-Tahrim

The Prohibition

التحريم‎
67
Al-Mulk

The Sovereignty

الملك‎
68
Al-Qalam

The Pen

القلم‎
69
Al-Haqqah

The Reality

الحاقة‎
70
Al-Ma'arij

The Ascending Stairways

المعارج‎
71
Nuh

Noah

نوح‎
72
Al-Jinn

The Jinn

الجن‎
73
Al-Muzzammil

The Enshrouded One

المزمل‎
74
Al-Muddaththir

The Cloaked One

ٱلْمُدَّثِّر‎
75
Al-Qiyamah

The Resurrection

القيامة‎
76
Al-Insan

The Man

الإنسان
77
Al-Mursalat

The Emissaries

المرسلات‎
78
An-Naba

The Tidings

النبأ‎
79
An-Nazi'at

Those who drag forth

النازعات‎
80
Abasa

He Frowned

عبس‎
81
At-Takwir

The Overthrowing

التكوير‎
82
Al-Infitar

The Cleaving

الانفطار‎
83
Al-Mutaffifin

The Defrauding

المطففين‎
84
Al-Inshiqaq

The Sundering

الانشقاق‎
85
Al-Buruj

The Mansions of the Stars

البروج‎
86
At-Tariq

The Nightcommer

الطارق‎
87
Al-Ala

The Most High

الأعلى‎
88
Al-Ghashiyah

The Overwhelming

الغاشية‎
89
Al-Fajr

The Dawn

الفجر‎
90
Al-Balad

The City

البلد‎
91
Ash-Shams

The Sun

الشمس‎
92
Al-Lail

The Night

الليل‎
93
Ad-Duha

The Morning Brightness

الضحى‎
94
Ash-Sharh

The Expansion

الشرح
95
At-Tin

The Fig

التين
96
Al-Alaq

The Blood Clot

العلق‎
97
Al-Qadr

The Power

القدر‎
98
Al-Bayyina

The Evidence

البينة‎
99
Az-Zalzalah

The Earthquake

الزلزلة
100
Al-Adiyat

The Courser

العاديات‎
101
Al-Qari'ah

The Calamity

القارعة‎
102
At-Takathur

Vying for increase

التكاثر‎
103
Al-Asr

The Declining Day

العصر‎
104
Al-Humazah

The Slanderer

ٱلهُمَزَة
105
Al-Fil

The Elephant

ٱلفِيل
106
Quraysh

Quraish

قُرَيْش‎
107
Al-Ma'un

The Small Kindness

ألمَاعُون‎
108
Al-Kawthar

The Abundance

ٱلكَوْثَر
109
Al-Kafirun

The Disbelievers

ألكَافِرُونَ‎
110
An-Nasr

The Divine Support

ألنَّصْر‎
111
Al-Masad

The Palm Fiber

ألْمَسَدْ‎
112
Al-Ikhlas

The Sincerity

الْإِخْلَاص
113
Al-Falaq

The Daybreak

اَلْفَلَق‎
114
An-Nas

The Mankind

الناس‎

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Translations:info
Yusuf Ali
Abul Ala Maududi
Muhsin Khan
Pickthall
Dr. Ghali
Abdul Haleem
Urdu - Muhammad Junagarhi
Hindi - Suhel Farooq Khan
Malay - Abdullah Muhammad Basmeih

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ex: بِسْمِ ٱللَّهِ

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بِسْمِ ٱللَّهِ ٱلرَّحْمَـٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ
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Bismillah hir rahman nir raheem
Sahih International:
In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful.

لَآ أُقْسِمُ بِهَـٰذَا ٱلْبَلَدِ
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Laaa uqsimu bihaazal balad
Sahih International:
I swear by this city, Makkah –

وَأَنتَ حِلٌّۢ بِهَـٰذَا ٱلْبَلَدِ
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Wa anta hillum bihaazal balad
Sahih International:
And you, [O Muhammad], are free of restriction in this city –

وَوَالِدٍۢ وَمَا وَلَدَ
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Wa waalidinw wa maa walad
Sahih International:
And [by] the father and that which was born [of him],

لَقَدْ خَلَقْنَا ٱلْإِنسَـٰنَ فِى كَبَدٍ
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Laqad khalaqnal insaana fee kabad
Sahih International:
We have certainly created man into hardship.

أَيَحْسَبُ أَن لَّن يَقْدِرَ عَلَيْهِ أَحَدٌۭ
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Ayahsabu al-lai yaqdira ‘alaihi ahad
Sahih International:
Does he think that never will anyone overcome him?

يَقُولُ أَهْلَكْتُ مَالًۭا لُّبَدًا
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Yaqoolu ahlaktu maalal lubadaa
Sahih International:
He says, “I have spent wealth in abundance.”

أَيَحْسَبُ أَن لَّمْ يَرَهُۥٓ أَحَدٌ
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Ayahsabu al lam yarahooo ahad
Sahih International:
Does he think that no one has seen him?

أَلَمْ نَجْعَل لَّهُۥ عَيْنَيْنِ
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Alam naj’al lahoo ‘aynayn
Sahih International:
Have We not made for him two eyes?

وَلِسَانًۭا وَشَفَتَيْنِ
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Wa lisaananw wa shafatayn
Sahih International:
And a tongue and two lips?

وَهَدَيْنَـٰهُ ٱلنَّجْدَيْنِ
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Wa hadaynaahun najdayn
Sahih International:
And have shown him the two ways?

فَلَا ٱقْتَحَمَ ٱلْعَقَبَةَ
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Falaq tahamal-‘aqabah
Sahih International:
But he has not broken through the difficult pass.

وَمَآ أَدْرَىٰكَ مَا ٱلْعَقَبَةُ
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Wa maaa adraaka mal’aqabah
Sahih International:
And what can make you know what is [breaking through] the difficult pass?

فَكُّ رَقَبَةٍ
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Fakku raqabah
Sahih International:
It is the freeing of a slave

أَوْ إِطْعَـٰمٌۭ فِى يَوْمٍۢ ذِى مَسْغَبَةٍۢ
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Aw it’aamun fee yawmin zee masghabah
Sahih International:
Or feeding on a day of severe hunger

يَتِيمًۭا ذَا مَقْرَبَةٍ
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Yateeman zaa maqrabah
Sahih International:
An orphan of near relationship

أَوْ مِسْكِينًۭا ذَا مَتْرَبَةٍۢ
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Aw miskeenan zaa matrabah
Sahih International:
Or a needy person in misery

ثُمَّ كَانَ مِنَ ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوا۟ وَتَوَاصَوْا۟ بِٱلصَّبْرِ وَتَوَاصَوْا۟ بِٱلْمَرْحَمَةِ
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Summa kaana minal lazeena aamanoo wa tawaasaw bissabri wa tawaasaw bilmarhamah
Sahih International:
And then being among those who believed and advised one another to patience and advised one another to compassion.

أُو۟لَـٰٓئِكَ أَصْحَـٰبُ ٱلْمَيْمَنَةِ
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Ulaaa’ika As-haabul maimanah
Sahih International:
Those are the companions of the right.

وَٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا۟ بِـَٔايَـٰتِنَا هُمْ أَصْحَـٰبُ ٱلْمَشْـَٔمَةِ
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Wallazeena kafaroo bi aayaatinaa hum as-haabul Mash’amah
Sahih International:
But they who disbelieved in Our signs – those are the companions of the left.

عَلَيْهِمْ نَارٌۭ مُّؤْصَدَةٌۢ
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Alaihim naarum mu’sadah
Sahih International:
Over them will be fire closed in.

 

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