Surah Al-Ma’un, also known as Surah Ma’un, is the 107th chapter of the Quran. It is a relatively short surah consisting of seven verses. The word “ma’un” in Arabic refers to acts of kindness, assistance, and basic necessities that people are expected to provide to one another.
بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ
English translation: In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
أَرَأَيْتَ الَّذِي يُكَذِّبُ بِالدِّينِ
Ara’aīta allaḏī yukaḏḏibu bid-Dīn
translation: Have you seen the one who denies the Recompense?
فَذَٰلِكَ الَّذِي يَدُعُّ الْيَتِيمَ
Faḏālika allaḏī yadu’u al-yatīm
translation: For that is the one who drives away the orphan
وَلَا يَحُضُّ عَلَىٰ طَعَامِ الْمِسْكِينِ
Wa lā yaḥuddu ‘alā ṭa’āmi al-miskīn
translation: And does not encourage the feeding of the poor.
فَوَيْلٌ لِّلْمُصَلِّينَ الَّذِينَ
translation: So woe to those who pray
هُمْ عَن صَلَاتِهِمْ سَاهُونَ
Allaḏīna hum ‘an ṣalātihim sāhūn
translation: Those who are heedless of their prayer,
الَّذِينَ هُمْ يُرَاءُونَ
Allaḏīna hum yurā’ūn
translation: Those who show off
Wa yamna’ūna al-mā’ūn
translation: And withhold small acts of kindness.
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Surah Al-Ma’un addresses the importance of fulfilling the rights of others and performing acts of charity and kindness. It highlights the significance of assisting orphans and feeding the poor, condemning those who neglect these obligations. The surah serves as a reminder to believers of their responsibility to support and care for the less fortunate members of society.
Despite its brevity, Surah Al-Ma’un carries a powerful message, emphasizing the essential values of compassion, generosity, and social responsibility. It encourages believers to actively engage in acts of goodness and to foster a spirit of unity and assistance within the community.
Allah Knows Better.
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