Sura CIII — The Afternoon

by Rev. G. Margoliouth, M.A.

Mecca — 3 Verses

In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful

I SWEAR by the declining day!

Verily, man's lot is cast amid destruction,[72]

Save those who believe and do the things which be right, and enjoin truth and enjoin stedfastness on each other.



[72] Said to have been recited in the Mosque shortly before his death by Muhammad. See Weil, p. 328.