The Koran

Sura 103 - The Afternoon

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,1

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


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