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Al-Qiyama

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لَا أُقْسِمُ بِيَوْمِ الْقِيَامَةِ

Laaa uqsimu bi yawmil qiyaamah

I CALL TO WITNESS the Day of Resurrection,

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 1

"وَلَا أُقْسِمُ بِالنَّفْسِ اللَّوَّامَةِ"

Wa laaa uqsimu bin nafsil lawwaamah

And I call the reprehensive soul to witness:

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 2

"أَيَحْسَبُ الْإِنْسَانُ أَلَّنْ نَجْمَعَ عِظَامَهُ"

Ayahsabul insaanu al lan najm'a 'izaamah

Does man think We shall not put his bones together?

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 3

"بَلَىٰ قَادِرِينَ عَلَىٰ أَنْ نُسَوِّيَ بَنَانَهُ"

Balaa qaadireena 'alaaa an nusawwiya banaanah

Surely We are able to reform even his finger-tips.

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 4

"بَلْ يُرِيدُ الْإِنْسَانُ لِيَفْجُرَ أَمَامَهُ"

Bal yureedul insaanu liyafjura amaamah

Yet man is sceptical of what is right before him.

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 5

"يَسْأَلُ أَيَّانَ يَوْمُ الْقِيَامَةِ"

Yas'alu ayyyaana yawmul qiyaamah

He asks: "When will the Day of Resurrection be?"

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 6

"فَإِذَا بَرِقَ الْبَصَرُ"

Fa izaa bariqal basar

Yet when the eyes are dazzled,

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 7

"وَخَسَفَ الْقَمَرُ"

Wa khasafal qamar

The moon eclipsed,

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 8

"وَجُمِعَ الشَّمْسُ وَالْقَمَرُ"

Wa jumi'ash shamusu wal qamar

And the sun and moon are conjoined,

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 9

"يَقُولُ الْإِنْسَانُ يَوْمَئِذٍ أَيْنَ الْمَفَرُّ"

Yaqoolul insaanu yaw ma 'izin aynal mafarr

That day man will say: "Where can I find escape?"

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 10

"كَلَّا لَا وَزَرَ"

Kallaa laa wazar

Never so, for there will be no escape.

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 11

"إِلَىٰ رَبِّكَ يَوْمَئِذٍ الْمُسْتَقَرُّ"

Ilaa rabbika yawma 'izinil mustaqarr

With your Lord alone will be the retreat on that day.

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 12

"يُنَبَّأُ الْإِنْسَانُ يَوْمَئِذٍ بِمَا قَدَّمَ وَأَخَّرَ"

Yunabba 'ul insaanu yawma 'izim bimaa qaddama wa akhkhar

Then man will be told what he had sent ahead (of good) and what he had left behind.

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 13

"بَلِ الْإِنْسَانُ عَلَىٰ نَفْسِهِ بَصِيرَةٌ"

Balil insaanu 'alaa nafsihee baseerah

In fact man is a witness against himself,

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 14

"وَلَوْ أَلْقَىٰ مَعَاذِيرَهُ"

Wa law alqaa ma'aazeerah

Whatever the excuses he may offer.

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 15

"لَا تُحَرِّكْ بِهِ لِسَانَكَ لِتَعْجَلَ بِهِ"

Laa tuharrik bihee lisaa naka lita'jala bih

Do not forestall (the revelation before its completion) by acting in haste.

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 16

"إِنَّ عَلَيْنَا جَمْعَهُ وَقُرْآنَهُ"

Inna 'alainaa jam'ahoo wa qur aanah

Surely its collection and recitation are Our responsibility.

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 17

"فَإِذَا قَرَأْنَاهُ فَاتَّبِعْ قُرْآنَهُ"

Fa izaa qaraanaahu fattabi' qur aanah

So, as We recite it, follow its reading.

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 18

"ثُمَّ إِنَّ عَلَيْنَا بَيَانَهُ"

Summa inna 'alainaa bayaanah

The exposition of its meaning surely rests on Us.

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 19

"كَلَّا بَلْ تُحِبُّونَ الْعَاجِلَةَ"

Kallaa bal tuhibboonal 'aajilah

But no. You love this transient life,

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 20

"وَتَذَرُونَ الْآخِرَةَ"

Wa tazaroonal Aakhirah

And neglect the Hereafter.

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 21

"وُجُوهٌ يَوْمَئِذٍ نَاضِرَةٌ"

Wujoohuny yawma 'izin naadirah

How many faces will be refulgent on that Day,

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 22

"إِلَىٰ رَبِّهَا نَاظِرَةٌ"

Wujoohuny yawma 'izin naadirah

Waiting for their Lord.

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 23

"وَوُجُوهٌ يَوْمَئِذٍ بَاسِرَةٌ"

Wa wujoohuny yawma 'izim baasirah

And how many faces on that Day will be woe-begone

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 24

"تَظُنُّ أَنْ يُفْعَلَ بِهَا فَاقِرَةٌ"

Tazunnu any yuf'ala bihaa faaqirah

Fearing that a great disaster is going to befall them.

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 25

"كَلَّا إِذَا بَلَغَتِ التَّرَاقِيَ"

Kallaaa izaa balaghatit taraaqee

Never so, for when life withdraws into the clavicula,

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 26

"وَقِيلَ مَنْ ۜ رَاقٍ"

Wa qeela man raaq

And it is asked: "Is there any reciter of charms and amulets?"

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 27

"وَظَنَّ أَنَّهُ الْفِرَاقُ"

Wa zanna annahul firaaq

He will then realise it is the parting,

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 28

"وَالْتَفَّتِ السَّاقُ بِالسَّاقِ"

Waltaffatis saaqu bissaaq

And anguish will be heaped upon anguish:

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 29

"إِلَىٰ رَبِّكَ يَوْمَئِذٍ الْمَسَاقُ"

Ilaa rabbika yawma'izinil masaaq

To your Lord then will be the driving.

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 30

"فَلَا صَدَّقَ وَلَا صَلَّىٰ"

Falaa saddaqa wa laa sallaa

For he neither believed nor prayed,

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 31

"وَلَٰكِنْ كَذَّبَ وَتَوَلَّىٰ"

Wa laakin kazzaba wa tawalla

But only disavowed and turned away;

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 32

"ثُمَّ ذَهَبَ إِلَىٰ أَهْلِهِ يَتَمَطَّىٰ"

Summa zahaba ilaaa ahlihee yatamatta

Then he strutted back to his people.

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 33

"أَوْلَىٰ لَكَ فَأَوْلَىٰ"

Awlaa laka fa awlaa

Alas the woe for you, alas!

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 34

"ثُمَّ أَوْلَىٰ لَكَ فَأَوْلَىٰ"

Summa awlaa laka fa awla

Alas, the woe for you!

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 35

"أَيَحْسَبُ الْإِنْسَانُ أَنْ يُتْرَكَ سُدًى"

Ayahsabul insaanu ai yutraka sudaa

Does man think that he will be left alone to himself, free?

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 36

"أَلَمْ يَكُ نُطْفَةً مِنْ مَنِيٍّ يُمْنَىٰ"

Alam yaku nutfatam mim maniyyiny yumnaa

Was he not an emitted drop of semen,

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 37

"ثُمَّ كَانَ عَلَقَةً فَخَلَقَ فَسَوَّىٰ"

Summa kaana 'alaqata fakhalaq fasawwaa

Then formed into an embryo? Then He fashioned, shaped and proportioned

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 38

"فَجَعَلَ مِنْهُ الزَّوْجَيْنِ الذَّكَرَ وَالْأُنْثَىٰ"

Faja'ala minhuz zawjayniz zakara wal unsaa

And assigned it sexes, male and female.

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 39

"أَلَيْسَ ذَٰلِكَ بِقَادِرٍ عَلَىٰ أَنْ يُحْيِيَ الْمَوْتَىٰ"

Alaisa zaalika biqaadirin 'alaaa any yuhyiyal mawtaa

Cannot such as He bring the dead to life?

Surah Number : 75 , Ayat Number : 40

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