90. Surah Al-Balad - The City

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Step 1: Play Each Ayah     Step 2: Repeat After or With It     Step 3: Memorize Each Ayah     Step 4: Then Proceed with Next Ayah & Repeat Step 1 to 3 For All Ayahs.

Play Each Ayah & Repeat (as many times as needed) After or With it in a similar tone (qiraat) and pronunciation (tajweed) until you have Memorized the Ayah, after you have memorized the Ayah, play and repeat the Next Ayah, do this until you have In Sha Allah memorized all the Ayahs (i.e., verses) in the entire Surah. Make sure to also Read, Understand and Learn the Translation of the Surah inorder to get a better understanding of the Surah you are Memorizing or Reading.

Memorize & Understand Ayah by Ayah

Bismillaahir Rahmaanir Raheem

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.

Ayah 1: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

 لَآ أُقْسِمُ بِهَـٰذَا ٱلْبَلَدِ

Ayah/Verse 1: uq’simu bihādhā l-baladi

Meaning: No! I ˹Allah˺ do swear by this city ˹of Makkah˺

[Laaa uqsimu bihaazal balad]

Ayah 2: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

وَأَنتَ حِلٌّۢ بِهَـٰذَا ٱلْبَلَدِ

Ayah/Verse 2: wa-anta ḥillun bihādhā l-baladi

Meaning: and you ˹O Prophet˺ are free ˹of restriction˺ in this city ˹of Makkah˺

[Wa anta hillum bihaazal balad]

Ayah 3: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

وَوَالِدٍ وَمَا وَلَدَ

Ayah/Verse 3: wawālidin wamā walada

Meaning: and ˹by˺ the father and that (i.e., child) which was born ˹of him˺

[Wa waalidinw wa maa walad]

Ayah 4: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

لَقَدْ خَلَقْنَا ٱلْإِنسَـٰنَ فِى كَبَدٍ

Ayah/Verse 4: laqad khalaqnā l-insāna kabadin

Meaning: Certainly, We have created the human being into (a life of constant) struggle.

[Laqad khalaqnal insaana fee kabad]

Ayah 5: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

أَيَحْسَبُ أَن لَّن يَقْدِرَ عَلَيْهِ أَحَدٌ

Ayah/Verse 5: ayaḥsabu an lan yaqdira ʿalayhi aḥadun

Meaning: Does he (i.e., human being) think that no one has the power over him (i.e., human being)

[Ayahsabu al-lai yaqdira ‘alaihi ahad]

Ayah 6: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

يَقُولُ أَهْلَكْتُ مَالًا لُّبَدًا

Ayah/Verse 6: yaqūlu ahlaktu mālan lubadan

Meaning: he (i.e., human being) says:I have wasted (i.e., spent) wealth in abundance!”

[Yaqoolu ahlaktu maalal lubadaa]

Ayah 7: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

أَيَحْسَبُ أَن لَّمْ يَرَهُۥٓ أَحَدٌ

Ayah/Verse 7: ayaḥsabu an lam yarahu aḥadun

Meaning: Does he (i.e., human being) think that no one sees him (i.e., human being)

[Ayahsabu al lam yarahooo ahad]

Ayah 8: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

أَلَمْ نَجْعَل لَّهُۥ عَيْنَيْنِ

Ayah/Verse 8: alam najʿal lahu ʿaynayni

Meaning: Have We not made for him (i.e., human being) two eyes

[Alam naj’al lahoo ‘aynayn]

Ayah 9: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

وَلِسَانًا وَشَفَتَيْنِ

Ayah/Verse 9: walisānan washafatayni

Meaning: and a tongue and two lips

[Wa lisaananw wa shafatayn]

Ayah 10: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

وَهَدَيْنَـٰهُ ٱلنَّجْدَيْنِ

Ayah/Verse 10: wahadaynāhu l-najdayni

Meaning: and shown him (i.e., human being) the two ways (i.e., of right ˹meaning good˺ and wrong ˹meaning evil˺)

[Wa hadaynaahun najdayn]

Ayah 11: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

فَلَا ٱقْتَحَمَ ٱلْعَقَبَةَ

Ayah/Verse 11: falā iq’taḥama l-ʿaqabata

Meaning: But he (i.e., human being) has not attempted the steep path

[Falaq tahamal-‘aqabah]

Ayah 12: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

وَمَآ أَدْرَىٰكَ مَا ٱلْعَقَبَةُ

Ayah/Verse 12: wamā adrāka l-ʿaqabatu

Meaning: And what can make you realize what the steep path is

[Wa maaa adraaka mal’aqabah]

Ayah 13: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

فَكُّ رَقَبَةٍ

Ayah/Verse 13: fakku raqabatin

Meaning: ˹It is˺ freeing a neck

[Fakku raqabah]

Ayah 14: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

أَوْ إِطْعَـٰمٌ فِى يَوْمٍ ذِى مَسْغَبَةٍ

Ayah/Verse 14: aw iṭ’ʿāmun yawmin dhī masghabatin

Meaning: or feeding in a day of severe hunger

[Aw it’aamun fee yawmin zee masghabah]

Ayah 15: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

يَتِيمًا ذَا مَقْرَبَةٍ

Ayah/Verse 15: yatīman dhā maqrabatin

Meaning: to an orphan of near relationship

[Yateeman zaa maqrabah]

Ayah 16: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

أَوْ مِسْكِينًا ذَا مَتْرَبَةٍ

Ayah/Verse 16: aw mis’kīnan dhā matrabatin

Meaning: or a poor person in dusty circumstances

[Aw miskeenan zaa matrabah]

Ayah 17: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

ثُمَّ كَانَ مِنَ ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوا۟ وَتَوَاصَوْا۟ بِٱلصَّبْرِ وَتَوَاصَوْا۟ بِٱلْمَرْحَمَةِ

Ayah/Verse 17: thumma kāna mina alladhīna āmanū watawāṣaw bil-ṣabri watawāṣaw bil-marḥamati

Meaning: then he (i.e., human being) is one of those who believe and recommend ˹each other˺ to patience and recommend ˹each other˺ to compassion (i.e., passion to help the suffering)

[Summa kaana minal lazeena aamanoo wa tawaasaw bissabri wa tawaasaw bilmarhamah]

Ayah 18: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

أُو۟لَـٰٓئِكَ أَصْحَـٰبُ ٱلْمَيْمَنَةِ

Ayah/Verse 18: ulāika aṣḥābu l-maymanati

Meaning: Those (i.e., human being) are the companions of the right (i.e., paradise)

[Ulaaa’ika As-haabul maimanah]

Ayah 19: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

وَٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا۟ بِـَٔايَـٰتِنَا هُمْ أَصْحَـٰبُ ٱلْمَشْـَٔمَةِ

Ayah/Verse 19: wa-alladhīna kafarū biāyātinā hum aṣḥābu l-mashamati

Meaning: and those (i.e., human being) who disbelieve in Our Verses they are the companions of the left (i.e., hell)

[Wallazeena kafaroo bi aayaatinaa hum as-haabul Mash’amah]

Ayah 20: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

عَلَيْهِمْ نَارٌ مُّؤْصَدَةٌۢ

Ayah/Verse 20: alayhim nārun mu’ṣadatun

Meaning: fire will close in on them (i.e., companion of the left)

[Alaihim naarum mu’sadah]

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