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Surah Al-Qari'ah ( The Striking Hour ) - Aya count 11

الْقَارِعَةُ

( 1 )

The Striking Calamity -

AlqariAAa

مَا الْقَارِعَةُ

( 2 )

What is the Striking Calamity?

Ma alqariAAa

وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا الْقَارِعَةُ

( 3 )

And what can make you know what is the Striking Calamity?

Wama adraka ma alqariAAa

يَوْمَ يَكُونُ النَّاسُ كَالْفَرَاشِ الْمَبْثُوثِ

( 4 )

It is the Day when people will be like moths, dispersed,

Yawma yakoonu annasu kalfarashialmabthooth

وَتَكُونُ الْجِبَالُ كَالْعِهْنِ الْمَنفُوشِ

( 5 )

And the mountains will be like wool, fluffed up.

Watakoonu aljibalu kalAAihnialmanfoosh

فَأَمَّا مَن ثَقُلَتْ مَوَازِينُهُ

( 6 )

Then as for one whose scales are heavy [with good deeds],

Faamma man thaqulat mawazeenuh

فَهُوَ فِي عِيشَةٍ رَّاضِيَةٍ

( 7 )

He will be in a pleasant life.

Fahuwa fee AAeeshatin radiya

وَأَمَّا مَنْ خَفَّتْ مَوَازِينُهُ

( 8 )

But as for one whose scales are light,

Waamma man khaffat mawazeenuh

فَأُمُّهُ هَاوِيَةٌ

( 9 )

His refuge will be an abyss.

Faommuhu hawiya

وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا هِيَهْ

( 10 )

And what can make you know what that is?

Wama adraka ma hiya

نَارٌ حَامِيَةٌ

( 11 )

It is a Fire, intensely hot.

Narun hamiya