94. Al-Inshirah, Ash-Sharh (The Expansion)

Meccan, 8 verses

In the name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful.

  1. Did we not expand your chest/mind for you,

  2. and We rid you of your burden,

  3. that (almost) broke your back,

  4. and We elevated your reputation for you?

  5. So with difficulty (and hardship) there is ease.

  6. Indeed with difficulty there is ease.

  7. So when you are done (with your duties), then work hard (for other duties).

  8. And be eager for (and be fond of) your Lord.