Surah Al-Qāri`ah - سورة القارعة
(The Striking Hour)
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
Sahih InternationalThe Striking Calamity -
Yusuf AliThe (Day) of Noise and Clamour:
Sahih InternationalWhat is the Striking Calamity?
PickthallWhat is the Calamity?
Yusuf AliWhat is the (Day) of Noise and Clamour?
TransliterationWama adraka ma alqariAAa
Sahih InternationalAnd what can make you know what is the Striking Calamity?
PickthallAh, what will convey unto thee what the Calamity is!
Yusuf AliAnd what will explain to thee what the (Day) of Noise and Clamour is?
TransliterationYawma yakoonu annasu kalfarashialmabthooth
Sahih InternationalIt is the Day when people will be like moths, dispersed,
PickthallA day wherein mankind will be as thickly-scattered moths
Yusuf Ali(It is) a Day whereon men will be like moths scattered about,
TransliterationWatakoonu aljibalu kalAAihnialmanfoosh
Sahih InternationalAnd the mountains will be like wool, fluffed up.
PickthallAnd the mountains will become as carded wool.
Yusuf AliAnd the mountains will be like carded wool.
TransliterationFaamma man thaqulat mawazeenuh
Sahih InternationalThen as for one whose scales are heavy [with good deeds],
PickthallThen, as for him whose scales are heavy (with good works),
Yusuf AliThen, he whose balance (of good deeds) will be (found) heavy,
TransliterationFahuwa fee AAeeshatin radiya
Sahih InternationalHe will be in a pleasant life.
PickthallHe will live a pleasant life.
Yusuf AliWill be in a life of good pleasure and satisfaction.
TransliterationWaamma man khaffat mawazeenuh
Sahih InternationalBut as for one whose scales are light,
PickthallBut as for him whose scales are light,
Yusuf AliBut he whose balance (of good deeds) will be (found) light,-
Sahih InternationalHis refuge will be an abyss.
PickthallA bereft and Hungry One will be his mother,
Yusuf AliWill have his home in a (bottomless) Pit.
TransliterationWama adraka ma hiya
Sahih InternationalAnd what can make you know what that is?
PickthallAh, what will convey unto thee what she is! -
Yusuf AliAnd what will explain to thee what this is?