Surah Inshirah, Chapter 94

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ

In the Name of God the Compassionate, the Merciful

Verses 1 – 8

أَلَمْ نَشْرَحْ لَكَ صَدْرَكَ {1}

1. Did We not expand your chest.1

وَوَضَعْنَا عَنْكَ وِزْرَكَ {2}

2. And lightened your burden (of guidance amidst their belief).

الَّذِي أَنْقَضَ ظَهْرَكَ {3}

3. Whereby you were feeling very heavy as though knocking your back.

وَرَفَعْنَا لَكَ ذِكْرَكَ {4}

4. And raised your name for your sake (in prayers along with Mine).

فَإِنَّ مَعَ الْعُسْرِ يُسْرًا {5}

5. With pains verily are gains.

إِنَّ مَعَ الْعُسْرِ يُسْرًا {6}

6. And certainly every pain in the world carries many gains (in the world and eternity).

فَإِذَا فَرَغْتَ فَانْصَبْ {7}

7. So when you have done your duty (of transmission of Divine Message) you appoint (Ali in your place).

وَإِلَىٰ رَبِّكَ فَارْغَبْ {8}

8. And you be busy in glorifying your Providence.


This Surah with the preceding Surah is considered as one.

  • 1. With help of Ali as your successor and conquest of Mecca.