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#62. Jamu'a *SURAH*

In the name of Allah Most Gracious Most Merciful

1. Whatever is in the heavens and on earth doth declare the
Praises and Glory of Allah the Sovereign the Holy One the Exalted
in Might the Wise

2. It is He Who has sent amongst the Unlettered an apostle from
among themselves to rehearse to them His Signs to sanctify them
and to instruct them in Scripture and Wisdom although they had
been before in manifest error

3. As well as (to confer all these benefits upon) others of them
who have not already joined them: and He is Exalted in Might

4. Such is the Bounty of Allah which He bestows on whom He will:
and Allah is the Lord of the highest bounty

5. The similitude of those who were charged with the (obligations
of the) Mosaic Law but who subsequently failed in those
(obligations) is that of a donkey which carries huge tomes (but
understands them not). Evil is the similitude of people who
falsify the Signs of Allah: and Allah guides not people who do

6. Say: "O ye that stand on Judaism! if ye think that ye are
friends to Allah to the exclusion of (other) men then express
your desire for Death if ye are truthful!"

7. But never will they express their desire (for Death) because
of the (deeds) their hands have sent on before them! And Allah
knows well those that do wrong!

8. Say " The Death from which ye flee will truly overtake you:
then will ye be sent back to the Knower of things secret and
open: and He will tell you (the truth of) the things that ye

9. O ye who believe! when the call is proclaimed to prayer on
Friday (the Day of Assembly) hasten earnestly to the Remembrance
of Allah and leave off business (and traffic): that is best for
you if ye but knew!

10. And when the Prayer is finished then may ye disperse through
the land and seek of the Bounty of Allah: and celebrate the
Praises of Allah often (and without stint): that ye may prosper

11. But when they see some bargain or some amusement they
disperse headlong to it and leave thee standing. Say: "The
(blessing) from the Presence of Allah is better than any
amusement or bargain! And Allah is the Best to provide (for all

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