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Surah Al-Jaathiya in the Quran

Surah Al-Jaathiya is the 45th chapter of the Quran and consists of 37 verses. The title of the surah, "Al-Jaathiya," translates to "Kneeling" or "Crouching" in English. This surah is categorized as a Meccan surah, revealed during the early years of Prophet Muhammad's mission in Mecca.

The surah addresses the themes of belief, resurrection, and the consequences of disbelief. It emphasizes the signs of Allah's existence and power in the natural world, urging people to reflect and ponder over these signs as a means of strengthening their faith.

Surah Al-Jaathiya also discusses the Day of Judgment and the accountability of individuals for their actions. It describes the scene of the Day of Resurrection, when people will be brought to their knees in submission before Allah, hence the title of the surah.

The surah highlights the contrast between the fate of the believers, who will be rewarded with Paradise, and the fate of the disbelievers, who will face the consequences of their rejection of the truth. It emphasizes the importance of seeking knowledge, understanding, and guidance from the Quran in order to attain salvation.

Throughout the surah, there is an emphasis on the concept of guidance and misguidance, with a call to recognize the signs of Allah's existence and to submit to His will. It encourages believers to remain steadfast in their faith and to convey the message of Islam to others with wisdom and compassion.

Surah Al-Jaathiya serves as a reminder of the transient nature of this world and the ultimate reality of the Hereafter. It urges individuals to reflect on their purpose in life and to strive for righteousness and obedience to Allah in order to attain success in the Hereafter.

Overall, Surah Al-Jaathiya delivers a powerful message about the importance of faith, accountability, and the ultimate consequences of one's choices. It serves as a source of guidance and reflection for believers, urging them to ponder over the signs of Allah and to live their lives in accordance with His guidance.

Surah Al-Jaathiya
سُورَةُ الجَاثِيَةِ
Page 499 (Verses from 1 to 13)

حمٓ تَنزِيلُ ٱلْكِتَٰبِ مِنَ ٱللَّهِ ٱلْعَزِيزِ ٱلْحَكِيمِ إِنَّ فِى ٱلسَّمَٰوَٰتِ وَٱلْأَرْضِ لَءَايَٰتٍ لِّلْمُؤْمِنِينَ وَفِى خَلْقِكُمْ وَمَا يَبُثُّ مِن دَآبَّةٍ ءَايَٰتٌ لِّقَوْمٍ يُوقِنُونَ وَٱخْتِلَٰفِ ٱلَّيْلِ وَٱلنَّهَارِ وَمَآ أَنزَلَ ٱللَّهُ مِنَ ٱلسَّمَآءِ مِن رِّزْقٍ فَأَحْيَا بِهِ ٱلْأَرْضَ بَعْدَ مَوْتِهَا وَتَصْرِيفِ ٱلرِّيَٰحِ ءَايَٰتٌ لِّقَوْمٍ يَعْقِلُونَ تِلْكَ ءَايَٰتُ ٱللَّهِ نَتْلُوهَا عَلَيْكَ بِٱلْحَقِّ ۖ فَبِأَىِّ حَدِيثٍۭ بَعْدَ ٱللَّهِ وَءَايَٰتِهِۦ يُؤْمِنُونَ وَيْلٌ لِّكُلِّ أَفَّاكٍ أَثِيمٍ يَسْمَعُ ءَايَٰتِ ٱللَّهِ تُتْلَىٰ عَلَيْهِ ثُمَّ يُصِرُّ مُسْتَكْبِرًا كَأَن لَّمْ يَسْمَعْهَا ۖ فَبَشِّرْهُ بِعَذَابٍ أَلِيمٍ وَإِذَا عَلِمَ مِنْ ءَايَٰتِنَا شَيْـًٔا ٱتَّخَذَهَا هُزُوًا ۚ أُو۟لَٰٓئِكَ لَهُمْ عَذَابٌ مُّهِينٌ مِّن وَرَآئِهِمْ جَهَنَّمُ ۖ وَلَا يُغْنِى عَنْهُم مَّا كَسَبُوا۟ شَيْـًٔا وَلَا مَا ٱتَّخَذُوا۟ مِن دُونِ ٱللَّهِ أَوْلِيَآءَ ۖ وَلَهُمْ عَذَابٌ عَظِيمٌ هَٰذَا هُدًى ۖ وَٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا۟ بِـَٔايَٰتِ رَبِّهِمْ لَهُمْ عَذَابٌ مِّن رِّجْزٍ أَلِيمٌ ۞ ٱللَّهُ ٱلَّذِى سَخَّرَ لَكُمُ ٱلْبَحْرَ لِتَجْرِىَ ٱلْفُلْكُ فِيهِ بِأَمْرِهِۦ وَلِتَبْتَغُوا۟ مِن فَضْلِهِۦ وَلَعَلَّكُمْ تَشْكُرُونَ وَسَخَّرَ لَكُم مَّا فِى ٱلسَّمَٰوَٰتِ وَمَا فِى ٱلْأَرْضِ جَمِيعًا مِّنْهُ ۚ إِنَّ فِى ذَٰلِكَ لَءَايَٰتٍ لِّقَوْمٍ يَتَفَكَّرُونَ
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Tafsir of Surah Al-Jaathiya (Yusuf Ali: Abdullah Yusuf Ali)

English Translation

Ha, Meem.

English Transliteration

Hameem

Ha-Mim.

English Translation

The revelation of the Book is from Allah, the Exalted in Might, the Wise.

English Transliteration

Tanzeelu alkitabi mina Allahi alAAazeezi alhakeemi

The revelation of the Book is from Allah the Exalted in Power, Full of Wisdom.

English Translation

Indeed, within the heavens and earth are signs for the believers.

English Transliteration

Inna fee alssamawati waalardi laayatin lilmumineena

Verily in the heavens and the earth, are Signs for those who believe.

English Translation

And in the creation of yourselves and what He disperses of moving creatures are signs for people who are certain [in faith].

English Transliteration

Wafee khalqikum wama yabuththu min dabbatin ayatun liqawmin yooqinoona

And in the creation of yourselves and the fact that animals are scattered (through the earth), are Signs for those of assured Faith.

English Translation

And [in] the alternation of night and day and [in] what Allah sends down from the sky of provision and gives life thereby to the earth after its lifelessness and [in His] directing of the winds are signs for a people who reason.

English Transliteration

Waikhtilafi allayli waalnnahari wama anzala Allahu mina alssamai min rizqin faahya bihi alarda baAAda mawtiha watasreefi alrriyahi ayatun liqawmin yaAAqiloona

And in the alternation of Night and Day, and the fact that Allah sends down Sustenance from the sky, and revives therewith the earth after its death, and in the change of the winds,- are Signs for those that are wise.

English Translation

These are the verses of Allah which We recite to you in truth. Then in what statement after Allah and His verses will they believe?

English Transliteration

Tilka ayatu Allahi natlooha AAalayka bialhaqqi fabiayyi hadeethin baAAda Allahi waayatihi yuminoona

Such are the Signs of Allah, which We rehearse to thee in Truth; then in what exposition will they believe after (rejecting) Allah and His Signs?

English Translation

Woe to every sinful liar

English Transliteration

Waylun likulli affakin atheemin

Woe to each sinful dealer in Falsehoods:

English Translation

Who hears the verses of Allah recited to him, then persists arrogantly as if he had not heard them. So give him tidings of a painful punishment.

English Transliteration

YasmaAAu ayati Allahi tutla AAalayhi thumma yusirru mustakbiran kaan lam yasmaAAha fabashshirhu biAAathabin aleemin

He hears the Signs of Allah rehearsed to him, yet is obstinate and lofty, as if he had not heard them: then announce to him a Penalty Grievous!

English Translation

And when he knows anything of Our verses, he takes them in ridicule. Those will have a humiliating punishment.

English Transliteration

Waitha AAalima min ayatina shayan ittakhathaha huzuwan olaika lahum AAathabun muheenun

And when he learns something of Our Signs, he takes them in jest: for such there will be a humiliating Penalty.

English Translation

Before them is Hell, and what they had earned will not avail them at all nor what they had taken besides Allah as allies. And they will have a great punishment.

English Transliteration

Min waraihim jahannamu wala yughnee AAanhum ma kasaboo shayan wala ma ittakhathoo min dooni Allahi awliyaa walahum AAathabun AAatheemun

In front of them is Hell: and of no profit to them is anything they may have earned, nor any protectors they may have taken to themselves besides Allah: for them is a tremendous Penalty.

English Translation

This [Qur\'an] is guidance. And those who have disbelieved in the verses of their Lord will have a painful punishment of foul nature.

English Transliteration

Hatha hudan waallatheena kafaroo biayati rabbihim lahum AAathabun min rijzin aleemin

This is (true) Guidance and for those who reject the Signs of their Lord, is a grievous Penalty of abomination.

English Translation

It is Allah who subjected to you the sea so that ships may sail upon it by His command and that you may seek of His bounty; and perhaps you will be grateful.

English Transliteration

Allahu allathee sakhkhara lakumu albahra litajriya alfulku feehi biamrihi walitabtaghoo min fadlihi walaAAallakum tashkuroona

It is Allah Who has subjected the sea to you, that ships may sail through it by His command, that ye may seek of his Bounty, and that ye may be grateful.

English Translation

And He has subjected to you whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth - all from Him. Indeed in that are signs for a people who give thought.

English Transliteration

Wasakhkhara lakum ma fee alssamawati wama fee alardi jameeAAan minhu inna fee thalika laayatin liqawmin yatafakkaroona

And He has subjected to you, as from Him, all that is in the heavens and on earth: Behold, in that are Signs indeed for those who reflect.
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