Reading surahs in English

Q: I don't know how to read Arabic. I read all my surahs in English. Do I get the reward for reading in English?

A: No. The reward that is promised is for reciting it in the language it was revealed in.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)