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

Chapter 73

20 Verses

The Wrapped Up (Muzzammil)

Section 1
In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.

1. O you who have wrapped up in your garments!

2. Rise to pray in the night except a little,

3. Half of it, or lessen it a little,

4. Or add to it, and recite the Quran as it ought to be recited. 5. Surely We will make to light upon you a weighty Word.

6. Surely the rising by night is the firmest way to tread and the best corrective of speech.

7. Surely you have in the day time a long occupation.

8. And remember the name of your Lord and devote your­ self to Him with (exclusive) devotion.

9. The Lord of the East and the West — there is no god but He — therefore take Him for a protector.

10. And bear patiently what they say and avoid them with a becoming avoidance.

11. And leave Me ancf the rejecters, the possessors of ease and plenty, and respite them a little.

12. Surely with Us are heavy fetters and a flaming fire,

13. And food that chokes and a painful punishment,

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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=925