Surah al-Ikhlas, Chapter 112

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ

In the Name of God the Compassionate, the Merciful

Verses 1 – 4

قُلْ هُوَ اللَّهُ أَحَدٌ {1}

1. Say, “He1 is God Unique (in Himself).2

اللَّهُ الصَّمَدُ {2}

2. Allah is Self-sufficient and Self-existent, and so shall He ever be.

لَمْ يَلِدْ وَلَمْ يُولَدْ {3}

3. He has borne none,3 nor born of any.

وَلَمْ يَكُنْ لَهُ كُفُوًا أَحَدٌ {4}

4. None is like Him.4


As a result of the Jews questioning the Prophet about God, above Surah was revealed.

  • 1. Who cannot be seen, located, nor comprehended andunchangeable as He is much less assumes any form by descent, visible or otherwise, on any account, all of which are attributes of the creation)
  • 2. Unlike any in personality or attributes.
  • 3. Son, soul, sorrow, joy, purity, or otherwise, hope , fear, hunger, thirst,which are all attributes of His creation.
  • 4. In power, knowledge,wisdom,mercy, justice, glory, punishment, etc.)