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

4. So woe to the praying ones,

5. Who are unmindful of their prayers,

6. Who do (good) to be seen

7. And withhold the necessaries of life.

Chapter 108

3 Verses

The Heavenly Fountain (Kausar)

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

1. Surely We have given you Kausar,*

2. Therefore pray to your Lord and make a sacrifice.

3. Surely your enemy is the one who shall be without posterity.

Chapter 109

6 Verses

The Unbelievers (Kafirun)

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

1. Say: O unbelievers!

2. I do not serve that which you serve,

3. Nor do you serve Him Whom I serve:

4. Nor am I going to serve that which you serve,

5. Nor are you going to serve Him Whom I serve:

6. You shall have your religion and I shall have my religion.

Chapter 110

3 Verses

The Help (Nasr)

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

1. When there comes the help of Allah and the victory,

* Kausar: the Heavenly Fountain of unbounded grace and benefits

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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=973