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Surah Al-Inshiqaaq
سُورَةُ الانشِقَاقِ
Page 589 (Verses from 1 to 25)

إِذَا ٱلسَّمَآءُ ٱنشَقَّتْ وَأَذِنَتْ لِرَبِّهَا وَحُقَّتْ وَإِذَا ٱلْأَرْضُ مُدَّتْ وَأَلْقَتْ مَا فِيهَا وَتَخَلَّتْ وَأَذِنَتْ لِرَبِّهَا وَحُقَّتْ يَٰٓأَيُّهَا ٱلْإِنسَٰنُ إِنَّكَ كَادِحٌ إِلَىٰ رَبِّكَ كَدْحًا فَمُلَٰقِيهِ فَأَمَّا مَنْ أُوتِىَ كِتَٰبَهُۥ بِيَمِينِهِۦ فَسَوْفَ يُحَاسَبُ حِسَابًا يَسِيرًا وَيَنقَلِبُ إِلَىٰٓ أَهْلِهِۦ مَسْرُورًا وَأَمَّا مَنْ أُوتِىَ كِتَٰبَهُۥ وَرَآءَ ظَهْرِهِۦ فَسَوْفَ يَدْعُوا۟ ثُبُورًا وَيَصْلَىٰ سَعِيرًا إِنَّهُۥ كَانَ فِىٓ أَهْلِهِۦ مَسْرُورًا إِنَّهُۥ ظَنَّ أَن لَّن يَحُورَ بَلَىٰٓ إِنَّ رَبَّهُۥ كَانَ بِهِۦ بَصِيرًا فَلَآ أُقْسِمُ بِٱلشَّفَقِ وَٱلَّيْلِ وَمَا وَسَقَ وَٱلْقَمَرِ إِذَا ٱتَّسَقَ لَتَرْكَبُنَّ طَبَقًا عَن طَبَقٍ فَمَا لَهُمْ لَا يُؤْمِنُونَ وَإِذَا قُرِئَ عَلَيْهِمُ ٱلْقُرْءَانُ لَا يَسْجُدُونَ ۩ بَلِ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا۟ يُكَذِّبُونَ وَٱللَّهُ أَعْلَمُ بِمَا يُوعُونَ فَبَشِّرْهُم بِعَذَابٍ أَلِيمٍ إِلَّا ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوا۟ وَعَمِلُوا۟ ٱلصَّٰلِحَٰتِ لَهُمْ أَجْرٌ غَيْرُ مَمْنُونٍۭ
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Tafsir of Surah Al-Inshiqaaq (Yusuf Ali: Abdullah Yusuf Ali)

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When the sky has split [open]

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Itha alssamao inshaqqat

When the sky is rent asunder,

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And has responded to its Lord and was obligated [to do so]

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Waathinat lirabbiha wahuqqat

And hearkens to (the Command of) its Lord, and it must needs (do so);-

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And when the earth has been extended

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Waitha alardu muddat

And when the earth is flattened out,

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And has cast out that within it and relinquished [it]

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Waalqat ma feeha watakhallat

And casts forth what is within it and becomes (clean) empty,

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And has responded to its Lord and was obligated [to do so] -

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Waathinat lirabbiha wahuqqat

And hearkens to (the Command of) its Lord,- and it must needs (do so);- (then will come Home the full reality).

English Translation

O mankind, indeed you are laboring toward your Lord with [great] exertion and will meet it.

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Ya ayyuha alinsanu innaka kadihun ila rabbika kadhan famulaqeehi

O thou man! Verily thou art ever toiling on towards thy Lord- painfully toiling,- but thou shalt meet Him.

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Then as for he who is given his record in his right hand,

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Faama man ootiya kitabahu biyameenihi

Then he who is given his Record in his right hand,

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He will be judged with an easy account

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Fasawfa yuhasabu hisaban yaseeran

Soon will his account be taken by an easy reckoning,

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And return to his people in happiness.

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Wayanqalibu ila ahlihi masrooran

And he will turn to his people, rejoicing!

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But as for he who is given his record behind his back,

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Waamma man ootiya kitabahu waraa thahrihi

But he who is given his Record behind his back,-

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He will cry out for destruction

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Fasawfa yadAAoo thubooran

Soon will he cry for perdition,

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And [enter to] burn in a Blaze.

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Wayasla saAAeeran

And he will enter a Blazing Fire.

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Indeed, he had [once] been among his people in happiness;

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Innahu kana fee ahlihi masrooran

Truly, did he go about among his people, rejoicing!

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Indeed, he had thought he would never return [to Allah].

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Innahu thanna an lan yahoora

Truly, did he think that he would not have to return (to Us)!

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But yes! Indeed, his Lord was ever of him, Seeing.

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Bala inna rabbahu kana bihi baseeran

Nay, nay! for his Lord was (ever) watchful of him!

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So I swear by the twilight glow

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Fala oqsimu bialshshafaqi

So I do call to witness the ruddy glow of Sunset;

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And [by] the night and what it envelops

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Waallayli wama wasaqa

The Night and its Homing;

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And [by] the moon when it becomes full

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Waalqamari itha ittasaqa

And the Moon in her fullness:

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[That] you will surely experience state after state.

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Latarkabunna tabaqan AAan tabaqin

Ye shall surely travel from stage to stage.

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So what is [the matter] with them [that] they do not believe,

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Fama lahum la yuminoona

What then is the matter with them, that they believe not?-

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And when the Qur\'an is recited to them, they do not prostrate [to Allah]?

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Waitha quria AAalayhimu alquranu la yasjudoona

And when the Qur'an is read to them, they fall not prostrate,

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But those who have disbelieved deny,

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Bali allatheena kafaroo yukaththiboona

But on the contrary the Unbelievers reject (it).

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And Allah is most knowing of what they keep within themselves.

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WaAllahu aAAlamu bima yooAAoona

But Allah has full knowledge of what they secrete (in their breasts)

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So give them tidings of a painful punishment,

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Fabashshirhum biAAathabin aleemin

So announce to them a Penalty Grievous,

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Except for those who believe and do righteous deeds. For them is a reward uninterrupted.

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Illa allatheena amanoo waAAamiloo alssalihati lahum ajrun ghayru mamnoonin

Except to those who believe and work righteous deeds: For them is a Reward that will never fail.
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