91. Surah Ash-Shams - The Sun

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Steps to Memorize The Holy Quran Ayah by Ayah:

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

 وَٱلشَّمْسِ وَضُحَىٰهَا

Ayah/Verse 1: wal-shamsi waḍuḥāhā

Meaning: By the sun and its morning brightness

[Wash shamsi wa duhaa haa]

Ayah 2: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

وَٱلْقَمَرِ إِذَا تَلَىٰهَا

Ayah/Verse 2: wal-qamari idhā talāhā

Meaning: and ˹by˺ the moon when it (i.e., moon) follows it (i.e., the sun)

[Wal qamari izaa talaa haa]

Ayah 3: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

وَٱلنَّهَارِ إِذَا جَلَّىٰهَا

Ayah/Verse 3: wal-nahāri idhā jallāhā

Meaning: and ˹by˺ the day when it (i.e., day) displays it (i.e., sun’s brightness)

[Wannahaari izaa jallaa haa]

Ayah 4 & 5: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

وَٱلَّيْلِ إِذَا يَغْشَىٰهَا

Ayah/Verse 4: wa-al-layli idhā yaghshāhā

Meaning: and ˹by˺ the night when it (i.e., night) covers it (i.e., day)

[Wallaili izaa yaghshaa haa]

وَٱلسَّمَآءِ وَمَا بَنَىٰهَا

Ayah/Verse 5: wal-samāi wamā banāhā

Meaning: and ˹by˺ the sky and He ˹Allah˺ Who built it (i.e., sky)

[Wassamaaa’i wa maa banaahaa]

وَٱلسَّمَآءِ وَمَا بَنَىٰهَا

Ayah/Verse 5: wal-samāi wamā banāhā

Meaning: and ˹by˺ the sky and He ˹Allah˺ Who built it (i.e., sky)

[Wassamaaa’i wa maa banaahaa]

وَٱلْأَرْضِ وَمَا طَحَىٰهَا

Ayah/Verse 6: wal-arḍi wamā ṭaḥāhā

Meaning: and ˹by˺ the earth and He ˹Allah˺ Who spread it (i.e., earth)

[Wal ardi wa maa tahaahaa]

وَنَفْسٍ وَمَا سَوَّىٰهَا

Ayah/Verse 7: wanafsin wamā sawwāhā

Meaning: and ˹by˺ the soul and He ˹Allah˺ Who proportioned it (i.e., soul)

[Wa nafsinw wa maa sawwaahaa]

فَأَلْهَمَهَا فُجُورَهَا وَتَقْوَىٰهَا

Ayah/Verse 8: fa-alhamahā fujūrahā wataqwāhā

Meaning: then He ˹Allah˺ inspired it (i.e., soul with conscience to distinguish between) its wickedness and its righteousness

[Fa-alhamahaa fujoorahaa wa taqwaahaa]

Ayah 9, 10, 11, 12: Play | Repeat Memorize

قَدْ أَفْلَحَ مَن زَكَّىٰهَا

Ayah/Verse 9: qad aflaḥa man zakkāhā

Meaning: Indeed, he succeeds who purifies it (i.e., soul)

[Qad aflaha man zakkaahaa]

وَقَدْ خَابَ مَن دَسَّىٰهَا

Ayah/Verse 10: waqad khāba man dassāhā

Meaning: and indeed he fails who corrupts it (i.e., soul)

[Wa qad khaaba man dassaahaa]

كَذَّبَتْ ثَمُودُ بِطَغْوَىٰهَآ

Ayah/Verse 11: kadhabat thamūdu biṭaghwāhā

Meaning: ˹The people of˺ thamūd denied (i.e., rejected the truth of their Prophet Ṣâliḥ) by their transgression (i.e., exceeding all limits)

[Kazzabat Samoodu bi taghwaahaaa]

إِذِ ٱنۢبَعَثَ أَشْقَىٰهَا

Ayah/Verse 12: idhi inbaʿatha ashqāhā

Meaning: when the most wicked (i.e., unfortunate) of them (i.e., from the people of thamud) rose up (i.e., to kill the she-camel)

[Izim ba’asa ashqaahaa]

Ayah 13: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

فَقَالَ لَهُمْ رَسُولُ ٱللَّهِ نَاقَةَ ٱللَّهِ وَسُقْيَـٰهَا

Ayah/Verse 13: faqāla lahum rasūlu l-lahi nāqata l-lahi wasuq’yāhā

Meaning: But (Prophet Ṣâliḥ) the messenger of Allah had said to them (i.e., the people of thamud), “˹Be careful˺ this is the she-camel of Allah and her ˹turn to˺ drink

[Faqaala lahum Rasoolul laahi naaqatal laahi wa suqiyaahaa]

Ayah 14: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

فَكَذَّبُوهُ فَعَقَرُوهَا فَدَمْدَمَ عَلَيْهِمْ رَبُّهُم بِذَنۢبِهِمْ فَسَوَّىٰهَا

Ayah/Verse 14: fakadhabūhu faʿaqarūhā fadamdama ʿalayhim rabbuhum bidhanbihim fasawwāhā

Meaning: But they called him (i.e., Prophet Ṣâliḥ) a liar and they hamstrung (i.e., slaughtered) her (i.e., she camel). So their Lord ˹Allah˺ crushed them (i.e.,  people of thamūd) for their crime and levelled them ˹to the ground˺

[Fakazzaboohu fa’aqaroohaa fadamdama ‘alaihim Rabbuhum bizambihim fasaw waahaa]

Ayah 15: Play | Listen | Repeat Memorize

وَلَا يَخَافُ عُقْبَـٰهَا

Ayah/Verse 15: walā yakhāfu ʿuq’bāhā

Meaning: and He ˹Allah˺ does not fear of its consequences

[Wa laa yakhaafu’uqbaahaa]

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