30 verses • revealed at Meccan
»The surah that opens with the oath of the Divine One swearing by The Dawn, and other natural occurrences and sacred designations, as a means of categorical affirmation to mankind that God shall, indeed, hold all people accountable. It is names after “the dawn” (al-fajr) mentioned in verse 1. A surah in which God emphasizes that the tyrants of the Prophet’s time will be like those He dealt with in the past. The surah compares the destiny of the ungrateful with that of the souls at peace.«
The surah is also known as The Daybreak
بِسمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحمٰنِ الرَّحيمِ
Hamid Aziz: In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful.
I swear by (or call to witness) the dawn