Glorious Quran

The Eternal Reality

Surah Al Takathur

English Translation by Abdullah Yusuf Ali

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious,Most Merciful

1

أَلۡهَٮٰكُمُ ٱلتَّكَاثُرُ 

The mutual rivalry for piling up (the good things of this world) diverts you (from the more serious things),

2

حَتَّىٰ زُرۡتُمُ ٱلۡمَقَابِرَ

Until ye visit the graves.?

3

كَلَّا سَوۡفَ تَعۡلَمُونَ

But nay, ye soon shall know (the reality).

4

ثُمَّ كَلَّا سَوۡفَ تَعۡلَمُونَ

Again,ye soon shall know!

5

كَلَّا لَوۡ تَعۡلَمُونَ عِلۡمَ ٱلۡيَقِينِ

Nay, were ye to know with certainty of mind, (Ye would beware!)

6

لَتَرَوُنَّ ٱلۡجَحِيمَ

Ye shall certainly see Hellfire!

7

ثُمَّ لَتَرَوُنَّہَا عَيۡنَ ٱلۡيَقِينِ

Again, ye shall see it with certainty of sight!

8

ثُمَّ لَتُسۡـَٔلُنَّ يَوۡمَٮِٕذٍ عَنِ ٱلنَّعِيمِ 

Then, shall ye be Questioned that Day about the joy (ye indulged in)!

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