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سورة الأعلى

87. Al-Ala

The Most High


Total verses: 19
Revealed in: Mecca

Translations:
- Saheeh International (English)
- Mawlana Fateh Muhammad Jalandhari (Urdu)


The surah that opens with the command to highly exalt God, the Divine One who is The Most Exalted, far above all that is unworthy that people wrongly attribute to Him. It is named after "the Most Exalted" (al-aʿlā), mentioned in verse 1. The surah reassures the Prophet Muḥammad that God will help him and urging him to continue with his mission. The temporary nature of this world is highlighted through mention of the short life of green pasture (cf. verse 10:24 and verse 18:45).
The surah is also known as: Glory to Lord in the Highest, The Highest, The Most High.


Reciters:
- Mishary bin Rashid Al-Afasy (Arabic)
- Ibrahim Walk (English)
- Shamshad Ali Khan (Urdu)
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Tafsir (Bayanul Quran):
Detailed verse by verse explanation of Quran in Urdu by Late Dr. Israr Ahmad.
AL-A'LAA


سَبِّحِ اسْمَ رَبِّكَ الْأَعْلَى ﴿١﴾
١ - (اے پیغمبر) اپنے پروردگار جلیل الشان کے نام کی تسبیح کرو .
[87:1] Exalt the name of your Lord, the Most High,
[Transliteration] Sabbihisma Rabbikal A'laa
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