Verse 55:1


Ar-Rahman, the Beneficent, the Instant Source of all Mercy and Kindness

Verse 55:2

عَلَّمَ الۡقُرۡاٰنَؕ‏

He is the One Who has made known and taught the Qur'an.

Verse 55:3

خَلَقَ الۡاِنۡسَانَۙ‏

He has created the human being (and taken care of his mental and physical needs).

Verse 55:4

عَلَّمَهُ الۡبَيَانَ‏

He has distinguished him with the ability to clearly express his feelings and thoughts . [Bayaan = Statement = Intelligent speech = Utterance = Clear expression of feelings and thoughts by signs, speech or writing. 2:256, 3:137, 16:89, 75:19. Bayaan is more versatile than Nutq = Expression in human speech or signs 21:63, 27:16, 41:21, 45:29. Saut = Voice or sound: human, animal or inanimate. 17:64, 31:19, 49:2]

Verse 55:5

اَلشَّمۡسُ وَالۡقَمَرُ بِحُسۡبَانٍ‏

The sun and the moon run by a mathematical design. [Such are the changeless Divine laws]

Verse 55:6

وَّالنَّجۡمُ وَالشَّجَرُ يَسۡجُدٰنِ‏

The stars and the trees all adore Him (and follow His laws).

Verse 55:7

وَالسَّمَآءَ رَفَعَهَا وَوَضَعَ الۡمِيۡزَانَۙ‏

The sky (atmosphere) He has raised high, and He has kept perfect balance in the Universe.

Verse 55:8

اَلَّا تَطۡغَوۡا فِى الۡمِيۡزَانِ‏

So that you too, never violate due balance in your lives.

Verse 55:9

وَاَقِيۡمُوا الۡوَزۡنَ بِالۡقِسۡطِ وَلَا تُخۡسِرُوا الۡمِيۡزَانَ‏

Therefore, establish balance in the society in absolute justice. And never belittle the Scale of Justice (in all your transactions, even with your own 'self'.)

Verse 55:10

وَالۡاَرۡضَ وَضَعَهَا لِلۡاَنَامِۙ‏

And (know that) He has spread out the earth for all His creatures. [Anaam = All living beings]

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