69. Surah Al-Haqqah

1. Al haaaqqah

الْحَاقَّةُ

The Sure Reality!
2. Mal haaaqqah

مَا الْحَاقَّةُ

What is the Sure Reality?
3. Wa maaa adraaka mal haaaqqah

وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا الْحَاقَّةُ

And what will make thee realise what the Sure Reality is?
4. Kazzabat samoodu wa 'Aadum bil qaari'ah

كَذَّبَتْ ثَمُودُ وَعَادٌ بِالْقَارِعَةِ

The Thamud and the ´Ad People (branded) as false the Stunning Calamity!
5. Fa-ammaa Samoodu fa uhlikoo bittaaghiyah

فَأَمَّا ثَمُودُ فَأُهْلِكُوا بِالطَّاغِيَةِ

But the Thamud,- they were destroyed by a terrible Storm of thunder and lightning!
6. Wa ammaa 'Aadun fa uhlikoo bi reehin sarsarin 'aatiyah

وَأَمَّا عَادٌ فَأُهْلِكُوا بِرِيحٍ صَرْصَرٍ عَاتِيَةٍ

And the ´Ad, they were destroyed by a furious Wind, exceedingly violent;
7. Sakkhara haa 'alaihim sab'a la yaalinw wa samaaniyata ayyaamin husooman fataral qawma feehaa sar'aa ka annahum a'jaazu nakhlin khaawiyah

سَخَّرَهَا عَلَيْهِمْ سَبْعَ لَيَالٍ وَثَمَانِيَةَ أَيَّامٍ حُسُومًا فَتَرَى الْقَوْمَ فِيهَا صَرْعَىٰ كَأَنَّهُمْ أَعْجَازُ نَخْلٍ خَاوِيَةٍ

He made it rage against them seven nights and eight days in succession: so that thou couldst see the (whole) people lying prostrate in its (path), as they had been roots of hollow palm-trees tumbled down!
8. Fahal taraa lahum min baaqiyah

فَهَلْ تَرَىٰ لَهُمْ مِنْ بَاقِيَةٍ

Then seest thou any of them left surviving?
9. Wa jaaa'a Firawnu wa man qablahoo wal mu'tafikaatu bil khaati'ah

وَجَاءَ فِرْعَوْنُ وَمَنْ قَبْلَهُ وَالْمُؤْتَفِكَاتُ بِالْخَاطِئَةِ

And Pharaoh, and those before him, and the Cities Overthrown, committed habitual Sin.
10. Fa 'asaw Rasoola Rabbihim fa akhazahum akhzatar raabiyah

فَعَصَوْا رَسُولَ رَبِّهِمْ فَأَخَذَهُمْ أَخْذَةً رَابِيَةً

And disobeyed (each) the messenger of their Lord; so He punished them with an abundant Penalty.
11. Innaa lammaa taghal maaa'u hamalnaakum fil jaariyah

إِنَّا لَمَّا طَغَى الْمَاءُ حَمَلْنَاكُمْ فِي الْجَارِيَةِ

We, when the water (of Noah´s Flood) overflowed beyond its limits, carried you (mankind), in the floating (Ark),
12. Li naj'alahaa lakum tazki ratanw-wa ta'iyahaa uzununw waa'iyah

لِنَجْعَلَهَا لَكُمْ تَذْكِرَةً وَتَعِيَهَا أُذُنٌ وَاعِيَةٌ

That We might make it a Message unto you, and that ears (that should hear the tale and) retain its memory should bear its (lessons) in remembrance.
13. Fa izaa nufikha fis soori nafkhatunw waahidah

فَإِذَا نُفِخَ فِي الصُّورِ نَفْخَةٌ وَاحِدَةٌ

Then, when one blast is sounded on the Trumpet,
14. Wa humilatil ardu wal jibaalu fadukkataa dakkatanw waahidah

وَحُمِلَتِ الْأَرْضُ وَالْجِبَالُ فَدُكَّتَا دَكَّةً وَاحِدَةً

And the earth is moved, and its mountains, and they are crushed to powder at one stroke,-
15. Fa yawma'izinw waqa'atil waaqi'ah

فَيَوْمَئِذٍ وَقَعَتِ الْوَاقِعَةُ

On that Day shall the (Great) Event come to pass.
16. Wanshaqqatis samaaa'u fahiya yawma 'izinw-waahiyah

وَانْشَقَّتِ السَّمَاءُ فَهِيَ يَوْمَئِذٍ وَاهِيَةٌ

And the sky will be rent asunder, for it will that Day be flimsy,
17. Wal malaku 'alaaa arjaaa'ihaa; wa yahmilu 'Arsha Rabbika fawqahum yawma'izin samaaniyah

وَالْمَلَكُ عَلَىٰ أَرْجَائِهَا ۚ وَيَحْمِلُ عَرْشَ رَبِّكَ فَوْقَهُمْ يَوْمَئِذٍ ثَمَانِيَةٌ

And the angels will be on its sides, and eight will, that Day, bear the Throne of thy Lord above them.
18. Yawma'izin tu'radoona laa takhfaa min kum khaafiyah

يَوْمَئِذٍ تُعْرَضُونَ لَا تَخْفَىٰ مِنْكُمْ خَافِيَةٌ

That Day shall ye be brought to Judgment: not an act of yours that ye hide will be hidden.
19. Fa ammaa man ootiya kitaabahoo biyameenihee fa yaqoolu haaa'umuq ra'oo kitaabiyah

فَأَمَّا مَنْ أُوتِيَ كِتَابَهُ بِيَمِينِهِ فَيَقُولُ هَاؤُمُ اقْرَءُوا كِتَابِيَهْ

Then he that will be given his Record in his right hand will say: "Ah here! Read ye my Record!
20. Innee zannantu annee mulaaqin hisaabiyah

إِنِّي ظَنَنْتُ أَنِّي مُلَاقٍ حِسَابِيَهْ

"I did really understand that my Account would (One Day) reach me!"
21. Fahuwa fee 'eeshatir raadiyah

فَهُوَ فِي عِيشَةٍ رَاضِيَةٍ

And he will be in a life of Bliss,
22. Fee jannnatin 'aaliyah

فِي جَنَّةٍ عَالِيَةٍ

In a Garden on high,
23. Qutoofuhaa daaniyah

قُطُوفُهَا دَانِيَةٌ

The Fruits whereof (will hang in bunches) low and near.
24. Kuloo washraboo haneee'am bimaaa aslaftum fil ayyaamil khaliyah

كُلُوا وَاشْرَبُوا هَنِيئًا بِمَا أَسْلَفْتُمْ فِي الْأَيَّامِ الْخَالِيَةِ

"Eat ye and drink ye, with full satisfaction; because of the (good) that ye sent before you, in the days that are gone!"
25. Wa ammaa man ootiya kitaabahoo bishimaalihee fa yaqoolu yaalaitanee lam oota kitaaabiyah

وَأَمَّا مَنْ أُوتِيَ كِتَابَهُ بِشِمَالِهِ فَيَقُولُ يَا لَيْتَنِي لَمْ أُوتَ كِتَابِيَهْ

And he that will be given his Record in his left hand, will say: "Ah! Would that my Record had not been given to me!
26. Wa lam adri maa hisaabiyah

وَلَمْ أَدْرِ مَا حِسَابِيَهْ

"And that I had never realised how my account (stood)!
27. Yaa laitahaa kaanatil qaadiyah

يَا لَيْتَهَا كَانَتِ الْقَاضِيَةَ

"Ah! Would that (Death) had made an end of me!
28. Maaa aghnaa 'annee maaliyah

مَا أَغْنَىٰ عَنِّي مَالِيَهْ ۜ

"Of no profit to me has been my wealth!
29. Halaka 'annee sultaaniyah

هَلَكَ عَنِّي سُلْطَانِيَهْ

"My power has perished from me!"...
30. Khuzoohu faghullooh

خُذُوهُ فَغُلُّوهُ

(The stern command will say): "Seize ye him, and bind ye him,
31. Summal Jaheema sallooh

ثُمَّ الْجَحِيمَ صَلُّوهُ

"And burn ye him in the Blazing Fire.
32. Summa fee silsilatin zar'uhaa sab'oona ziraa'an faslukooh

ثُمَّ فِي سِلْسِلَةٍ ذَرْعُهَا سَبْعُونَ ذِرَاعًا فَاسْلُكُوهُ

"Further, make him march in a chain, whereof the length is seventy cubits!
33. Innahoo kaana laa yu'minu billaahil 'Azeem

إِنَّهُ كَانَ لَا يُؤْمِنُ بِاللَّهِ الْعَظِيمِ

"This was he that would not believe in Allah Most High.
34. Wa laa yahuddu 'alaa ta'aamil miskeen

وَلَا يَحُضُّ عَلَىٰ طَعَامِ الْمِسْكِينِ

"And would not encourage the feeding of the indigent!
35. Falaysa lahul yawma haahunaa hameem

فَلَيْسَ لَهُ الْيَوْمَ هَاهُنَا حَمِيمٌ

"So no friend hath he here this Day.
36. Wa laa ta'aamun illaa min ghisleen

وَلَا طَعَامٌ إِلَّا مِنْ غِسْلِينٍ

"Nor hath he any food except the corruption from the washing of wounds,
37. Laa ya'kuluhooo illal khaati'oon

لَا يَأْكُلُهُ إِلَّا الْخَاطِئُونَ

"Which none do eat but those in sin."
38. Falaaa uqsimu bimaa tubsiroon

فَلَا أُقْسِمُ بِمَا تُبْصِرُونَ

So I do call to witness what ye see,
39. Wa maa laa tubsiroon

وَمَا لَا تُبْصِرُونَ

And what ye see not,
40. Innahoo laqawlu Rasoolin kareem

إِنَّهُ لَقَوْلُ رَسُولٍ كَرِيمٍ

That this is verily the word of an honoured messenger;
41. Wa maa huwa biqawli shaa'ir; qaleelan maa tu'minoon

وَمَا هُوَ بِقَوْلِ شَاعِرٍ ۚ قَلِيلًا مَا تُؤْمِنُونَ

It is not the word of a poet: little it is ye believe!
42. Wa laa biqawli kaahin; qaleelan maa tazakkaroon

وَلَا بِقَوْلِ كَاهِنٍ ۚ قَلِيلًا مَا تَذَكَّرُونَ

Nor is it the word of a soothsayer: little admonition it is ye receive.
43. Tanzeelum mir rabbil 'aalameen

تَنْزِيلٌ مِنْ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ

(This is) a Message sent down from the Lord of the Worlds.
44. Wa law taqawwala 'alainaa ba'dal aqaaweel

وَلَوْ تَقَوَّلَ عَلَيْنَا بَعْضَ الْأَقَاوِيلِ

And if the messenger were to invent any sayings in Our name,
45. La-akhaznaa minhu bilyameen

لَأَخَذْنَا مِنْهُ بِالْيَمِينِ

We should certainly seize him by his right hand,
46. Summa laqata'naa minhul wateen

ثُمَّ لَقَطَعْنَا مِنْهُ الْوَتِينَ

And We should certainly then cut off the artery of his heart:
47. Famaa minkum min ahadin'anhu haajizeen

فَمَا مِنْكُمْ مِنْ أَحَدٍ عَنْهُ حَاجِزِينَ

Nor could any of you withhold him (from Our wrath).
48. Wa innahoo latazkiratul lilmuttaqeen

وَإِنَّهُ لَتَذْكِرَةٌ لِلْمُتَّقِينَ

But verily this is a Message for the Allah-fearing.
49. Wa inna lana'lamu anna minkum mukazzibeen

وَإِنَّا لَنَعْلَمُ أَنَّ مِنْكُمْ مُكَذِّبِينَ

And We certainly know that there are amongst you those that reject (it).
50. Wa innahu lahasratun 'alal kaafireen

وَإِنَّهُ لَحَسْرَةٌ عَلَى الْكَافِرِينَ

But truly (Revelation) is a cause of sorrow for the Unbelievers.
51. Wa innahoo lahaqqul yaqeen

وَإِنَّهُ لَحَقُّ الْيَقِينِ

But verily it is Truth of assured certainty.
52. Fassabbih bismi Rabbikal 'Azeem

فَسَبِّحْ بِاسْمِ رَبِّكَ الْعَظِيمِ

So glorify the name of thy Lord Most High.
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