This page contains all verses of surah Al-Asr in addition to Interpretation of all verses by Yusuf Ali (Abdullah Yusuf Ali). In the first part you can read surah العصر ordered in pages exactly as it is present in the Quran. To read an interpretation of a verse click on its number.
Surah Al-Asr is the 103rd chapter of the Quran and is composed of three verses. It is a Makki surah, meaning it was revealed in the early years of Prophet Muhammad's mission in Makkah.
The surah is named after the Arabic word "Al-Asr," which translates to "The Time" or "The Declining Day." The central theme of this surah revolves around the concept of time and the importance of utilizing it wisely.
The surah begins with a powerful oath, emphasizing the significance of time and the fleeting nature of human life. It serves as a reminder of the limited time each individual has in this world and the need to make the most of it.
Surah Al-Asr also highlights the criteria for success and salvation. It states that all of humanity is in a state of loss, except for those who possess four qualities: faith (iman), righteous deeds (amal as-salih), exhorting others to truth (advising one another to patience and truth), and exhorting others to patience (advising one another to patience).
The surah's concise yet profound message serves as a source of guidance and reflection for Muslims, reminding them of the fleeting nature of life and the importance of faith and good deeds.
Surah Al-Asr is often recited in daily prayers and holds a special place in the hearts of believers due to its timeless wisdom and relevance to the human experience.
Surah Al-Asr سُورَةُ العَصۡرِ Page 601 (Verses from 1 to 3)