Glorious Qur'an (English Translation)

Surah Naziat

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بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِ

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.

1.

وَٱلنَّـٰزِعَـٰتِ غَرۡقً۬ا 

By those (angels) who pull out (the souls of the disbelievers and the wicked) with great violence;

2.

وَٱلنَّـٰشِطَـٰتِ نَشۡطً۬ا 

By those (angels) who gently take out (the souls of the believers);

3.

وَٱلسَّـٰبِحَـٰتِ سَبۡحً۬ا 

And by those that swim along (i.e. angels or planets in their orbits, etc.).

4.

فَٱلسَّـٰبِقَـٰتِ سَبۡقً۬ا 

And by those that press forward as in a race (i.e. the angels or stars or the horses, etc.).

5.

فَٱلۡمُدَبِّرَٲتِ أَمۡرً۬ا 

And by those angels who arrange to do the Commands of their Lord,

(so verily, you disbelievers will be called to account)

6.

يَوۡمَ تَرۡجُفُ ٱلرَّاجِفَةُ 

On the Day (when the first blowing of the Trumpet is blown), the earth and the mountains will shake violently (and everybody will die),

7.

تَتۡبَعُهَا ٱلرَّادِفَةُ   

The second blowing of the Trumpet follows it (and everybody will be raised up),

8.

قُلُوبٌ۬ يَوۡمَٮِٕذٍ۬ وَاجِفَةٌ   

(Some) hearts that Day will shake with fear and anxiety.

9.

أَبۡصَـٰرُهَا خَـٰشِعَةٌ۬   

Their eyes cast down.

10.

يَقُولُونَ أَءِنَّا لَمَرۡدُودُونَ فِى ٱلۡحَافِرَةِ   

They say: "Shall we indeed be returned to (our) former state of life?

11.

أَءِذَا كُنَّا عِظَـٰمً۬ا نَّخِرَةً۬   

"Even after we are crumbled bones?"

12.

قَالُواْ تِلۡكَ إِذً۬ا كَرَّةٌ خَاسِرَةٌ۬   

They say: "It would in that case, be a return with loss!"

13.

فَإِنَّمَا هِىَ زَجۡرَةٌ۬ وَٲحِدَةٌ۬   

But only, it will be a single Zajrah (shout (i.e., the second blowing of the Trumpet)).

(See Verse37:19).

14.

فَإِذَا هُم بِٱلسَّاهِرَةِ   

When, behold, they find themselves over the earth alive after their death,

15.

هَلۡ أَتَٮٰكَ حَدِيثُ مُوسَىٰٓ   

Has there come to you the story of Moosa (Moses)?

16.

إِذۡ نَادَٮٰهُ رَبُّهُ ۥ بِٱلۡوَادِ ٱلۡمُقَدَّسِ طُوًى 

When his Lord called him in the sacred valley of Toowa,

17.

ٱذۡهَبۡ إِلَىٰ فِرۡعَوۡنَ إِنَّهُ ۥ طَغَىٰ 

Go to Firaun (Pharaoh), verily, he has transgressed all bounds (in crimes, sins, polytheism, disbelief, etc.).

18.

فَقُلۡ هَل لَّكَ إِلَىٰٓ أَن تَزَكَّىٰ   

And say to him: "Would you purify yourself (from the sin of disbelief by becoming a believer)",

19.

وَأَهۡدِيَكَ إِلَىٰ رَبِّكَ فَتَخۡشَىٰ   

And that I guide you to your Lord, so you should fear Him?

20.

فَأَرَٮٰهُ ٱلۡأَيَةَ ٱلۡكُبۡرَىٰ 

Then (Moosa (Moses)) showed him the great sign (miracles).

21.

فَكَذَّبَ وَعَصَىٰ 

But (Firaun (Pharaoh)) belied and disobeyed;

22.

ثُمَّ أَدۡبَرَ يَسۡعَىٰ   

Then he turned his back, striving hard (against Allah).

23.

فَحَشَرَ فَنَادَىٰ  

Then he gathered his people and cried aloud,

24.

فَقَالَ أَنَا۟ رَبُّكُمُ ٱلۡأَعۡلَىٰ   

Saying: "I am your lord, most high",

25.

فَأَخَذَهُ ٱللَّهُ نَكَالَ ٱلۡأَخِرَةِ وَٱلۡأُولَىٰٓ  

So Allah, seized him with punishment for his last (i.e. his saying: "I am your lord, most high") (see Verse 79:24)) and first ((i.e. his saying, "O chiefs! I know not that you have a god other than I" (see Verse 28:38)) transgression.

26.

إِنَّ فِى ذَٲلِكَ لَعِبۡرَةً۬ لِّمَن يَخۡشَىٰٓ  

Verily, in this is an instructive admonition for whosoever fears Allah.

27.

ءَأَنتُمۡ أَشَدُّ خَلۡقًا أَمِ ٱلسَّمَآءُ‌ۚ

Are you more difficult to create, or is the heaven

بَنَٮٰهَا   

that He constructed?

28.

رَفَعَ سَمۡكَهَا فَسَوَّٮٰهَا 

He raised its height, and He has equally ordered it,

29.

وَأَغۡطَشَ لَيۡلَهَا وَأَخۡرَجَ ضُحَٮٰهَا 

Its night He covers with darkness, and its forenoon He brings out (with light).

30.

وَٱلۡأَرۡضَ بَعۡدَ ذَٲلِكَ دَحَٮٰهَآ 

And after that He spread the earth;

31.

أَخۡرَجَ مِنۡہَا مَآءَهَا وَمَرۡعَٮٰهَا 

And brought forth therefrom its water and its pasture;

32.

وَٱلۡجِبَالَ أَرۡسَٮٰهَا   

And the mountains He has fixed firmly;

33.

مَتَـٰعً۬ا لَّكُمۡ وَلِأَنۡعَـٰمِكُمۡ 

(To be) a provision and benefit for you and your cattle.

34.

فَإِذَا جَآءَتِ ٱلطَّآمَّةُ ٱلۡكُبۡرَىٰ 

But when there comes the greatest catastrophe (i.e. the Day of Recompense, etc.),

35.

يَوۡمَ يَتَذَكَّرُ ٱلۡإِنسَـٰنُ مَا سَعَىٰ 

The Day when man shall remember what he strove for,

36.

وَبُرِّزَتِ ٱلۡجَحِيمُ لِمَن يَرَىٰ 

And Hell-fire shall be made apparent in full view for (every) one who sees,

37.

فَأَمَّا مَن طَغَىٰ   

Then, for him who Tagha (transgressed all bounds, in disbelief, oppression and evil deeds of disobedience to Allah).

38.

وَءَاثَرَ ٱلۡحَيَوٰةَ ٱلدُّنۡيَا   

And preferred the life of this world (by following his evil desires and lusts),

39.

فَإِنَّ ٱلۡجَحِيمَ هِىَ ٱلۡمَأۡوَىٰ   

Verily, his abode will be Hell-fire;

40.

وَأَمَّا مَنۡ خَافَ مَقَامَ رَبِّهِۦ وَنَهَى ٱلنَّفۡسَ عَنِ ٱلۡهَوَىٰ   

But as for him who feared standing before his Lord, and restrained himself from impure evil desires, and lusts.

41.

فَإِنَّ ٱلۡجَنَّةَ هِىَ ٱلۡمَأۡوَىٰ   

Verily, Paradise will be his abode.

42.

يَسۡـَٔلُونَكَ عَنِ ٱلسَّاعَةِ أَيَّانَ مُرۡسَٮٰهَا   

They ask you (O Muhammad (Peace be upon him)) about the Hour, - when will be its appointed time?

43.

فِيمَ أَنتَ مِن ذِكۡرَٮٰهَآ   

You have no knowledge to say anything about it,

44.

إِلَىٰ رَبِّكَ مُنتَہَٮٰهَآ 

To your Lord belongs (the knowledge of) the term thereof?

45.

إِنَّمَآ أَنتَ مُنذِرُ مَن يَخۡشَٮٰهَا 

You (O Muhammad (Peace be upon him)) are only a warner for those who fear it,

46.

كَأَنَّہُمۡ يَوۡمَ يَرَوۡنَہَا لَمۡ يَلۡبَثُوٓاْ إِلَّا عَشِيَّةً أَوۡ ضُحَٮٰهَا 

The Day they see it, (it will be) as if they had not tarried (in this world) except an afternoon or a morning.

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