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Surah Al-Ghaashiya
سُورَةُ الغَاشِيَةِ
Page 592 (Verses from 1 to 26)

هَلْ أَتَىٰكَ حَدِيثُ ٱلْغَٰشِيَةِ وُجُوهٌ يَوْمَئِذٍ خَٰشِعَةٌ عَامِلَةٌ نَّاصِبَةٌ تَصْلَىٰ نَارًا حَامِيَةً تُسْقَىٰ مِنْ عَيْنٍ ءَانِيَةٍ لَّيْسَ لَهُمْ طَعَامٌ إِلَّا مِن ضَرِيعٍ لَّا يُسْمِنُ وَلَا يُغْنِى مِن جُوعٍ وُجُوهٌ يَوْمَئِذٍ نَّاعِمَةٌ لِّسَعْيِهَا رَاضِيَةٌ فِى جَنَّةٍ عَالِيَةٍ لَّا تَسْمَعُ فِيهَا لَٰغِيَةً فِيهَا عَيْنٌ جَارِيَةٌ فِيهَا سُرُرٌ مَّرْفُوعَةٌ وَأَكْوَابٌ مَّوْضُوعَةٌ وَنَمَارِقُ مَصْفُوفَةٌ وَزَرَابِىُّ مَبْثُوثَةٌ أَفَلَا يَنظُرُونَ إِلَى ٱلْإِبِلِ كَيْفَ خُلِقَتْ وَإِلَى ٱلسَّمَآءِ كَيْفَ رُفِعَتْ وَإِلَى ٱلْجِبَالِ كَيْفَ نُصِبَتْ وَإِلَى ٱلْأَرْضِ كَيْفَ سُطِحَتْ فَذَكِّرْ إِنَّمَآ أَنتَ مُذَكِّرٌ لَّسْتَ عَلَيْهِم بِمُصَيْطِرٍ إِلَّا مَن تَوَلَّىٰ وَكَفَرَ فَيُعَذِّبُهُ ٱللَّهُ ٱلْعَذَابَ ٱلْأَكْبَرَ إِنَّ إِلَيْنَآ إِيَابَهُمْ ثُمَّ إِنَّ عَلَيْنَا حِسَابَهُم
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Tafsir of Surah Al-Ghaashiya (Arberry: A. J. Arberry)

English Translation

Has there reached you the report of the Overwhelming [event]?

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Hal ataka hadeethu alghashiyati

Hast thou received the story of the Enveloper?

English Translation

[Some] faces, that Day, will be humbled,

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Wujoohun yawmaithin khashiAAatun

Faces on that day humbled,

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Working [hard] and exhausted.

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AAamilatun nasibatun

labouring, toilworn,

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They will [enter to] burn in an intensely hot Fire.

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Tasla naran hamiyatan

roasting at a scorching fire,

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They will be given drink from a boiling spring.

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Tusqa min AAaynin aniyatin

watered at a boiling fountain,

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For them there will be no food except from a poisonous, thorny plant

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Laysa lahum taAAamun illa min dareeAAin

no food for them but cactus thorn

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Which neither nourishes nor avails against hunger.

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La yusminu wala yughnee min jooAAin

unfattening, unappeasing hunger.

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[Other] faces, that Day, will show pleasure.

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Wujoohun yawmaithin naAAimatun

Faces on that day jocund,

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With their effort [they are] satisfied

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LisaAAyiha radiyatun

with their striving well-pleased,

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In an elevated garden,

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Fee jannatin AAaliyatin

in a sublime Garden,

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Wherein they will hear no unsuitable speech.

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La tasmaAAu feeha laghiyatan

hearing there no babble;

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Within it is a flowing spring.

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Feeha AAaynun jariyatun

therein a running fountain,

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Within it are couches raised high

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Feeha sururun marfooAAatun

therein uplifted couches

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And cups put in place

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Waakwabun mawdooAAatun

and goblets set forth

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And cushions lined up

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Wanamariqu masfoofatun

and cushions arrayed

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And carpets spread around.

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Wazarabiyyu mabthoothatun

and carpets outspread.

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Then do they not look at the camels - how they are created?

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Afala yanthuroona ila alibili kayfa khuliqat

What, do they not consider how the camel was created,

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And at the sky - how it is raised?

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Waila alssamai kayfa rufiAAat

how heaven was lifted up,

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And at the mountains - how they are erected?

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Waila aljibali kayfa nusibat

how the mountains were hoisted,

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And at the earth - how it is spread out?

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Waila alardi kayfa sutihat

how the earth was outstretched?

English Translation

So remind, [O Muhammad]; you are only a reminder.

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Fathakkir innama anta muthakkirun

Then remind them! Thou art only a reminder;

English Translation

You are not over them a controller.

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Lasta AAalayhim bimusaytirin

thou art not charged to oversee them.

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However, he who turns away and disbelieves -

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Illa man tawalla wakafara

But he who turns his back, and disbelieves,

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Then Allah will punish him with the greatest punishment.

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FayuAAaththibuhu Allahu alAAathaba alakbara

God shall chastise him with the greatest chastisement.

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Indeed, to Us is their return.

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Inna ilayna iyabahum

Truly, to Us is their return;

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Then indeed, upon Us is their account.

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Thumma inna AAalayna hisabahum

then upon Us shall rest their reckoning.
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