Al-Balad Surah 90 سورة البلد

This piece is formed  using only Arabic calligraphy in the ornamental Diwani Jali script. The text in this piece is the entire 90th book of the Qur’an. It is part of my ongoing project ‘The Quran for Solidarity‘. Dimensions: 31x35cm.

تم تشكيل هذه القطعة تماما باستخدام الخط العربي بالتزيين الديواني الجلي . النص في هذه القطعة هو السورة  90 من القرآن الكريم. وهو جزء من مشروعي الحالي – القرآن للتضامن
الأبعاد: 31 ب 35 سم

This Surah, entitled ‘Al-Balad’ is composed of 20 different verses.  A translation of the whole surah can be seen below. The Hindi numerals appear at the end of every verse. All 20 verses are included, and none are repeated.
اسم هذه السورة هو “البلد” ومؤلفة من 20 اّية. الترجمة لكامل السورة موجودة أدناه, ماخوذة من الصحيح انترناشيونال. الارقام الهندية تظهر في نهاية كل ايةّ. كل الاّيات ال20 مدخلة ولايوجد إعادة لاحدها

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Surah Al-Balad
In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful
Nay, I swear by this city – (1) And thou art an indweller of this city – (2) And the begetter and that which he begat, (3) We verily have created man in an atmosphere: (4) Thinketh he that none hath power over him? (5) And he saith: I have destroyed vast wealth: (6) Thinketh he that none beholdeth him? (7) Did We not assign unto him two eyes (8) And a tongue and two lips, (9) And guide him to the parting of the mountain ways? (10) But he hath not attempted the Ascent – (11) Ah, what will convey unto thee what the Ascent is! – (12) (It is) to free a slave, (13) And to feed in the day of hunger. (14) An orphan near of kin, (15) Or some poor wretch in misery, (16) And to be of those who believe and exhort one another to perseverance and exhort one another to pity. (17) Their place will be on the right hand. (18) But those who disbelieve Our revelations, their place will be on the left hand. (19) Fire will be an awning over them. (20)
سُوۡرَةُ البَلَد
بِسۡمِ ٱللهِ ٱلرَّحۡمَـٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ

لَآ أُقۡسِمُ بِہَـٰذَا ٱلۡبَلَدِ (١) وَأَنتَ حِلُّۢ بِہَـٰذَا ٱلۡبَلَدِ (٢) وَوَالِدٍ۬ وَمَا وَلَدَ (٣) لَقَدۡ خَلَقۡنَا ٱلۡإِنسَـٰنَ فِى كَبَدٍ (٤) أَيَحۡسَبُ أَن لَّن يَقۡدِرَ عَلَيۡهِ أَحَدٌ۬ (٥) يَقُولُ أَهۡلَكۡتُ مَالاً۬ لُّبَدًا (٦) أَيَحۡسَبُ أَن لَّمۡ يَرَهُ ۥۤ أَحَدٌ (٧) أَلَمۡ نَجۡعَل لَّهُ ۥ عَيۡنَيۡنِ (٨) وَلِسَانً۬ا وَشَفَتَيۡنِ (٩) وَهَدَيۡنَـٰهُ ٱلنَّجۡدَيۡنِ (١٠) فَلَا ٱقۡتَحَمَ ٱلۡعَقَبَةَ (١١) وَمَآ أَدۡرَٮٰكَ مَا ٱلۡعَقَبَةُ (١٢) فَكُّ رَقَبَةٍ (١٣) أَوۡ إِطۡعَـٰمٌ۬ فِى يَوۡمٍ۬ ذِى مَسۡغَبَةٍ۬ (١٤) يَتِيمً۬ا ذَا مَقۡرَبَةٍ (١٥) أَوۡ مِسۡكِينً۬ا ذَا مَتۡرَبَةٍ۬ (١٦) ثُمَّ كَانَ مِنَ ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُواْ وَتَوَاصَوۡاْ بِٱلصَّبۡرِ وَتَوَاصَوۡاْ بِٱلۡمَرۡحَمَةِ (١٧) أُوْلَـٰٓٮِٕكَ أَصۡحَـٰبُ ٱلۡمَيۡمَنَةِ (١٨) وَٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُواْ بِـَٔايَـٰتِنَا هُمۡ أَصۡحَـٰبُ ٱلۡمَشۡـَٔمَةِ (١٩) عَلَيۡہِمۡ نَارٌ۬ مُّؤۡصَدَةُۢ (٢٠)

About Everitte

Beirut-based American Arabic calligrapher.
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2 Responses to Al-Balad Surah 90 سورة البلد

  1. No Do says:

    ما أجملها

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