(( Surah Al Fateha ))
This is the First Surah "Chapter" in Book of the Holy Koran, but not the first Surah "Chapter" that was revealed to prophet Mohammed's' heart by Gabriel..
This Surah is so Beautiful with its meaning and strong words, I feel that I want to share this beautiful meaning and words with you..(I found the English and French translations in a CD I bought it few years ago about Holy Koran).
Al Fateha Chapter contains 7 Verses:
بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيمِِ
1-In the name of God "Allah", the Beneficent,
1- Au nom d’Allah, le Tout Miséricordieux, le Très Miséricordieux(1).
1- We start the reciting with the Name of God "Allah" only, who created everything in this endless universe and manage it alone without any partners…and he sent this Holy Koran for us to be happy in this life and to work for our hereafter…God is the giver and the merciful, he gave us endless graces and bless us with his love and mercy.
الْحَمْدُ للّهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ
2-Praise be to God "Allah", Lord of the Worlds,
2-Louange à Allah, Seigneur de l’univers.
2-we thank God "The Creator and the only one who created this world and the he is the only God for all humankind" we thank him for his blisses and graces, and for his kindness that covering us.
3-The Beneficent, the Merciful.
3- Le Tout Miséricordieux, le Très Miséricordieux,
3- We repeat that God is the Ultimate Merciful and kinder of this world.
مَالِكِ يَوْمِ الدِّينِ
4- Owner of the Day of Judgment,
4- Maître du Jour de la rétribution.
4- He is the commander and the owner of Day Of Judgment.
إِيَّاكَ نَعْبُدُ وإِيَّاكَ نَسْتَعِينُ
5- Thee (alone) we worship; Thee alone we ask for help.
5- C’est Toi [Seul] que nous adorons, et c’est Toi [Seul] dont nous implorons secours.
5- He is the only one that deserve to be worship in this life and the only one who should we count on and depend on.
اهدِنَــــا الصِّرَاطَ المُستَقِيمَ
6-. Show us the straight path,
6- Guide-nous dans le droit chemin,
6- We ask him to guide and show us the straight path.
صِرَاطَ الَّذِينَ أَنعَمتَ عَلَيهِمْ غَيرِ المَغضُوبِ عَلَيهِمْ وَلاَ الضَّالِّينَ
7-The path of those whom Thou hast favored; Not (the path) of those who earn Thine anger nor of those who astray.
7- le chemin de ceux que Tu as comblés de faveurs, non pas de ceux qui ont encouru Ta colère, ni des égarés.
7- the same straight path that the blessed people went to before, the path of straight, blessed and good people, not the path of people who gotten God's anger, and not the path of misguided people and who lost the Straight way.
I Found more explanation about these verses in a book, so I tried to translate some of that explanation to you. (The New Lines or Additions After French Translations ).
Anyway, this Opening Chapter is so clear and simple, but with big and strong meanings that make you or find your self enthusiastic and full of Complacence.
We read this Surah in our prayers…we repeat and read this Chapter over and over in our Prayers to remind ourselves about this meanings, but some of us just read it without forethought…(I was one of them…but now I just try to read more and read with forethought of what I'm saying).
I will be so happy to know your opinion and thoughts after you read this meanings of first Chapter in The Holy Koran?