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Sura 91
Aya 1

Chapter 91

The Sunal-Shams ( الشمس )

15 verses • revealed at Meccan

»The surah that opens with the oath of the Divine One swearing by The Sun as it shines out with morning’s radiance. It is named after “the sun” (al-shams), mentioned in verse 1. The central theme of the surah touch upon purifying or corrupting the soul, with the tribe of Thamūd given as an example of corruption.«

The surah is also known as Sol

بِسمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحمٰنِ الرَّحيمِ

Uzunoglu et al.: In the name of Allah, the All-Merciful, the Compassionate.,

وَالشَّمسِ وَضُحاها

Uzunoglu et al.

By the sun and its mid-morning brightness,