AL RUUM (THE ROMANS)
Allah - beginning with the name of - the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful
[Ruum 30:1] Alif-Laam-Meem. (Alphabets of the Arabic language – Allah, and to whomever He reveals, know their precise meanings.)
[Ruum 30:2] The Romans have been defeated.
[Ruum 30:3] In the nearby land, and after their defeat they will soon be victorious.
[Ruum 30:4] Within a few (up to nine) years time; only for Allah is the command, before and after; and the believers will rejoice on that day.
[Ruum 30:5] With the help of Allah; He helps whomever
He wills; and only He is the Almighty, the Most Merciful.