Surah 1

THE OPENING (Al-Fatihah)

Lord of the Worlds
Absurdity Contradiction Science Intolerance 1:1-7

1 In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.

Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. [1]

2 Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Worlds,

3 The Beneficent, the Merciful.

The Lord of the worlds. [2]

4 Master of the Day of Judgment,

Master of the Day of Judgment. [3]

5 Thee (alone) we worship; Thee (alone) we ask for help.

We only worship you. We only ask for help from you. [4]

6 Show us the straight path,

Show us the straight path. [5]

7 The path of those whom Thou hast favoured; Not the (path) of those who earn Thine anger nor of those who go astray.

Show us how to live like your favorite people, not like those who you make you angry. [6]