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Surah Al-Fajr English Translation,Transliteration Tafsir [1-10]

About the surah Al-Fajr

Al-Fajr (Arabic: الفجر, "The Dawn", "Daybreak") is the eighty-ninth chapter (sura) of the Quran, with 30 ayat or verses.

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The summary/theme of the surah Al-Fajr

Several disbelieving peoples are described in the sura: the Ancient Egyptians, the people of Iram of the Pillars, and Mada'in Saleh. The verse condemns those who love wealth and look down on the poor and orphans with disdain. The final verse promises Paradise to righteous people – "Enter My Paradise!".

Lessons learned from this surah Al-Fajr

  1. This Surah is one of the Meccan Surahs which contains mainly the following three themes:
  2. The first subject is the 'Resurrection' and the contrast between the destinies of the Good and the Evil in the 'Hereafter'.
  3. The second subject is 'Monotheism' with reference to the creation of the sky, the earth, and the mountains. The man should consider these wonderful matters as admonishments.
  4. The third subject is ‘Prophecy' and some of the duties that the Holy Prophet (S) was required to perform. On the whole, the Surah strengthens the idea for the basis of religion and faith, as well as all Meccan Surahs do.

Surah Fajr Benefits​

  1. Our Beloved Prophet Muhammad, said that the one who recites Surah Fajr Allah (S.w.T.) will forgive his sins amounting to ten times the number of people who recite this Surah. On the Day of Reckoning, he will have a shining light.
  2. Our Beloved Imam Jaffar Sadiq (Radi Allahu Tala Anhu) urged believers to recite this Surah Fajr in their prayers as it is the Surah of Our Beloved Imam Hussain (Radi Allahu Tala Anhu) and the one who recites it often will be in the company of Imam Husayn (a.s.) on the Day of Judgement.
  3. If Surah Fajr benefits is written as a talisman and then tied to one’s back, after which he goes into his wife, then Allah (S.w.T.) will give him a child who will be a means of pride and blessings for him.
  4. Recite Surah Fajr for Noor on Qiyamah/ Day of Judgement.
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بِسۡمِ ٱللَّهِ ٱلرَّحۡمَٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ



Transliteration:( Wal-Fajr )

1. By the dawn (1).

Topic Discussed: Fajr Dawn Morning   |

وَلَيَالٍ عَشۡرٖ

Transliteration:( Wa layaalin 'ashr )

2. And by the ten nights (2).

وَٱلشَّفۡعِ وَٱلۡوَتۡرِ

Transliteration:( Wash shaf'i wal watr )

3. And by the even and the odd (3)

Topic Discussed: Night   |

وَٱلَّيۡلِ إِذَا يَسۡرِ

Transliteration:( Wallaili izaa yasr )

4. And by the night when it departs (4).

هَلۡ فِي ذَٰلِكَ قَسَمٞ لِّذِي حِجۡرٍ

Transliteration:( Hal fee zaalika qasamul lizee hijr )

5. Indeed in them is evidence for the persons of understanding (5).

أَلَمۡ تَرَ كَيۡفَ فَعَلَ رَبُّكَ بِعَادٍ

Transliteration:( Alam tara kaifa fa'ala rabbuka bi'aad )

6. Did you not see how your Lord dealt with the Aad (6)?

إِرَمَ ذَاتِ ٱلۡعِمَادِ

Transliteration:( Iramaa zaatil 'imaad )

7. And with the people of the exclusively tall buildings of Iram (7)?

ٱلَّتِي لَمۡ يُخۡلَقۡ مِثۡلُهَا فِي ٱلۡبِلَٰدِ

Transliteration:( Allatee lam yukhlaq misluhaa fil bilaad )

8.The like of whom have never been created in any cities (8).

وَثَمُودَ ٱلَّذِينَ جَابُواْ ٱلصَّخۡرَ بِٱلۡوَادِ

Transliteration:( Wa samoodal lazeena jaabus sakhra bil waad )

9. And dealt with Thamud who cut out rocks in the valley (9).

وَفِرۡعَوۡنَ ذِي ٱلۡأَوۡتَادِ

Transliteration:( Wa fir'awna zil awtaad )

10. And dealt with the Pharaoh, the owner of large camps (10).

Surah Al-Fajr English Translation and Transliteration

In Surah Al-Fajr you can read the translation of Ahmad Raza Khan who was a renowned scholar of the Islamic world and his translation book is known as Kanzul Imaan. You can read the transliteration of Surah Al-Fajr which will help you to understand how to read the Arabic text. Apart from that, we have included a Word-By-Word English Translation of the Arabic text of Surah Al-Fajr.

Surah Al-Fajr English Tafsir/Tafseer (Commentry)

In Surah Al-Fajr we have included two Tafseer (Commentary) in English. The first one is from Mufti Ahmad Yaar Khan who was a well-known scholar. In this tafsir, we have also included the most popular Tafsir Ibn-Kathir which is the most comprehensive tafsir available in the world. You can read both or any one of your choice.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are 30 verses / Ayat in Surah Al-Fajr

Surah Al-Fajr was revealed in Makkah

Surah Al-Fajr can be found in Juz or Para 30

There are 1 Ruku in Surah Al-Fajr

Surah number of Surah Al-Fajr is 89

The meaning of Surah Al-Fajr is The Break of Day, The Daybreak, The Dawn

You can find English Translation, Transliteration and Tafseer/Tafsir of Surah Al-Fajr here at quran4ever.com. Here two tafseer are currently.One is Tafsir Ibn-Kathir and another one is Tafsir-e-Naeemi.

Dear bothers and sisters as a Sunni Muslim we cannot say any Translation and Tafseer was as long it conforms with the 4 school of thoughts. But here at quran4ever.com, we have included Tafsir Ibn-Kathir which is most comprehensive tafsir. Apart from that we have also included tafsir of Mufti Ahmad Yaar khan, Tafsir-e-Naeemi of Surah Al-Fajr.

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