Meaning of Quran

Al-Balad | The City

With the name of Allah, the All-Merciful, the Very-Merciful.

[90:1]
I swear by this city,

[90:2]
__and (O Prophet,) you are going to be allowed (to fight) in this city__

[90:3]
and by the father and all those he begot,

[90:4]
indeed We have created man (to live) in hard struggle.

[90:5]
Does he think that no one has power over him?

[90:6]
He says, .I have spent a lot of wealth..

[90:7]
Does he think that no one has seen him?

[90:8]
Did We not make for him two eyes,

[90:9]
and one tongue and two lips,

[90:10]
and showed him the two ways?

[90:11]
Yet he did not make his way through the steep course,_ __

[90:12]
__ And what may let you know what the steep course is?

[90:13]
(It is) freeing of the neck of a slave,

[90:14]
or giving food in a day of hunger

[90:15]
to an orphan near of kin,

[90:16]
or to a needy person lying in dust_ ___

[90:17]
___ then he did not join those who believe and advise each other to be patient and advise each other to be merciful.

[90:18]
Those are the People of the Right Hand. (i.e. their books of deeds will be given in their right hands)

[90:19]
As for those who reject Our verses, they are the People of the Left Hand. (i.e. their books of deeds will be given in their left hands.)

[90:20]
Upon them will be the Fire, enveloping them with closed exits.