Overall meaning : All praise is due to Allah, to whom belongs all that is in the heavens and the earth. All praise is due to Him in the life to come. He is ever praised; and He is the All-Wise, the All-Knowing, from whom nothing whatsoever is hidden. He knows all that goes into the earth and all that comes out of it, as well as all that comes down from the heavens and all that ascends to them. He is All-Merciful towards His servants; All-Forgiving, who pardons them and forgives their sins.