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Surah Ar-Rahman English Translation,Transliteration Tafsir [1-10]

About the surah Ar-Rahman

Ar-Rahman (Arabic: الرحمان, ar-raḥmān; meaning: The Merciful) is the 55th Chapter (Surah) of the Qur'an. It has 78 verses (āyāt).

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The summary/theme of the surah Ar-Rahman

In this surah it's been mentioned about Allah created man, taught him the Qur'an, and taught him how to express his feelings and thoughts during the early stages of the Prophet's residence at Makkah.

Lesson learned from surah Ar-Rahman

  1. Allāh taught man how to express himself in clear words; a quality no other creation enjoys.  
  2. It is impossible to deny the Favours of Allāh upon us.  
  3. Everything on earth shall perish.  
  4. The favours and rewards that await us in Jannah will be tailored to meet all our desires, and much more.  
  5. The only reward for goodness is goodness. 


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بِسۡمِ ٱللَّهِ ٱلرَّحۡمَٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ


Transliteration:( Ar Rahmaan )

1.The Most Affectionate(1).

عَلَّمَ ٱلۡقُرۡءَانَ
Transliteration:( 'Allamal Quran )

2.Has taught (2) the Quran (to the Beloved Prophet).

خَلَقَ ٱلۡإِنسَٰنَ
Transliteration:( Khalaqal insaan )

3. He created (the soul of) mankind(Muhammad).
Topic Discussed: Men Creation   | Soul(Word)   |

عَلَّمَهُ ٱلۡبَيَانَ
Transliteration:( 'Allamahul bayaan )

4. He taught (3) expression regarding whatever had already happened and whatever will happen.

ٱلشَّمۡسُ وَٱلۡقَمَرُ بِحُسۡبَانٖ
Transliteration:( Ashshamsu walqamaru bihusbaan )

5. The sun and the moon have been set proportionately (4.)

وَٱلنَّجۡمُ وَٱلشَّجَرُ يَسۡجُدَانِ
Transliteration:( Wannajmu washshajaru yasjudan )

6. And the green plants and the trees prostrate (5).

وَٱلسَّمَآءَ رَفَعَهَا وَوَضَعَ ٱلۡمِيزَانَ
Transliteration:( Wassamaaa'a rafa'ahaa wa wada'al Meezan )

7.And He raised the heavens high (6) and set the balance 7.

أَلَّا تَطۡغَوۡاْ فِي ٱلۡمِيزَانِ
Transliteration:( Allaa tatghaw fil meezaan )

8.That you may not transgress. (8) in the balance.
Topic Discussed: Balance Mizaan   |

وَأَقِيمُواْ ٱلۡوَزۡنَ بِٱلۡقِسۡطِ وَلَا تُخۡسِرُواْ ٱلۡمِيزَانَ
Transliteration:( Wa aqeemul wazna bilqisti wa laa tukhsirul meezaan )

9 And keep up the weight with justice and do not shorten(9) the balance of measures.
Topic Discussed: Justice(Word)   | Weigh Properly   |

وَٱلۡأَرۡضَ وَضَعَهَا لِلۡأَنَامِ
Transliteration:( Wal arda wada'ahaa lilanaam )

10.And He had set the earth (10) for the creatures.

Surah Ar-Rahman English Translation and Transliteration

In Surah Ar-Rahman 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 Ar-Rahman 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 Ar-Rahman.

Surah Ar-Rahman English Tafsir/Tafseer (Commentry)

In Surah Ar-Rahman 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 78 verses / Ayat in Surah Ar-Rahman

Surah Ar-Rahman was revealed in Madinah

Surah Ar-Rahman can be found in Juz or Para 27

There are 3 Ruku in Surah Ar-Rahman

Surah number of Surah Ar-Rahman is 55

The meaning of Surah Ar-Rahman is The Most Merciful, The Most Gracious

You can find English Translation, Transliteration and Tafseer/Tafsir of Surah Ar-Rahman 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 Ar-Rahman.

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