M. H. Shakir, The Holy Quran; Arabic Text and English Translation; Foot-notes by M. H. Shakir (1974)

Chapter 1

7 Verses

The Opening (Fatehah)

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

1. All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds.

2. The Beneficent, The Merciful.

3. Master of the Day of Judg­ment.

4. Thee do we serve and Thee do we beseech for help.

5. Keep us on the right path.

6. The path of those upon whom Thou hast bestowed favours.

7. Not (the path) of those upon whom Thy wrath is brought down, nor of those who go astray.

Allah is a proper name applied to the Divine Being; the supremely sublime conception of God in Islam.

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M. H. Shakir, The Holy Quran; Arabic Text and English Translation; Foot-notes by M. H. Shakir, R. A. Juma, 1615 Pech Rd., Apt. 26C, Houston, Texas 77055. Presented by World Organization for Islamic Services (WOFIS), P.O. Box No. 2245, Tehran, Iran, 1974 Edition, Consulted online at “Quran Archive - Texts and Studies on the Quran” on 27 Sep. 2022: http://quran-archive.org/explorer/m-h-shakir/1974?page=35