Surah Fatihah

Surah Fatihah


Qur'anic Exegesis

[I begin] in the name of Allah1, Mercy Abundant, Mercy Eternal2.

All gratitude is due only to Allah, the Lord3 of the vastness of the universe4 , Who is abounding in Graciousness, Whose Mercy extends forever, the Owner5 of the Day of Judgement. (1 – 3)

[O Lord,] Only You do we worship and only You do we turn for help. Guide us in adhering to the straight path. The path of those upon whom you showered your blessings. Not [the path] of those who [due to their disobedience and transgressions] became deserving of your wrath6. Neither of those who [due to their own additions in Your guidance] went astray7 .(4 – 6)

Courtesy:'Understanding Islam' (http://www.understanding-islam.com/articles/quran/translation/al-faatihah.htm)




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