Al Ghashiyah (The Overwhelming)

1. Hal ataaka hadeesul ghaashiyah


هَلْ أَتَاكَ حَدِيثُ الْغَاشِيَةِ


Has the story reached thee of the overwhelming (Event)?


2. Wujoohuny yawma 'izin khaashi'ah


وُجُوهٌ يَوْمَئِذٍ خَاشِعَةٌ


Some faces, that Day, will be humiliated,


3. 'Aamilatun naasibah


عَامِلَةٌ نَاصِبَةٌ


Labouring (hard), weary,-


4. Taslaa naaran haamiyah


تَصْلَىٰ نَارًا حَامِيَةً


The while they enter the Blazing Fire,-


5. Tusqaa min 'aynin aaniyah


تُسْقَىٰ مِنْ عَيْنٍ آنِيَةٍ


The while they are given, to drink, of a boiling hot spring,


6. Laisa lahum ta'aamun illaa min daree'


لَيْسَ لَهُمْ طَعَامٌ إِلَّا مِنْ ضَرِيعٍ


No food will there be for them but a bitter Dhari´


7. Laa yusminu wa laa yughnee min joo'


لَا يُسْمِنُ وَلَا يُغْنِي مِنْ جُوعٍ


Which will neither nourish nor satisfy hunger.


8. Wujoohuny yawma 'izin naa'imah


وُجُوهٌ يَوْمَئِذٍ نَاعِمَةٌ


(Other) faces that Day will be joyful,


9. Lisa'yihaa raadiyah


لِسَعْيِهَا رَاضِيَةٌ


Pleased with their striving,-


10. Fee jannatin 'aaliyah


فِي جَنَّةٍ عَالِيَةٍ


In a Garden on high,


11. Laa tasma'u feehaa laaghiyah


لَا تَسْمَعُ فِيهَا لَاغِيَةً


Where they shall hear no (word) of vanity:


12. Feehaa 'aynun jaariyah


فِيهَا عَيْنٌ جَارِيَةٌ


Therein will be a bubbling spring:


13. Feehaa sururum marfoo'ah


فِيهَا سُرُرٌ مَرْفُوعَةٌ


Therein will be Thrones (of dignity), raised on high,


14. Wa akwaabum mawzoo'ah


وَأَكْوَابٌ مَوْضُوعَةٌ


Goblets placed (ready),


15. Wa namaariqu masfoofah


وَنَمَارِقُ مَصْفُوفَةٌ


And cushions set in rows,


16. Wa zaraabiyyu mabsoosah


وَزَرَابِيُّ مَبْثُوثَةٌ


And rich carpets (all) spread out.


17. Afalaa yanzuroona ilalibili kaifa khuliqat


أَفَلَا يَنْظُرُونَ إِلَى الْإِبِلِ كَيْفَ خُلِقَتْ


Do they not look at the Camels, how they are made?-


18. Wa ilas samaaa'i kaifa rufi'at


وَإِلَى السَّمَاءِ كَيْفَ رُفِعَتْ


And at the Sky, how it is raised high?-


19. Wa ilal jibaali kaifa nusibat


وَإِلَى الْجِبَالِ كَيْفَ نُصِبَتْ


And at the Mountains, how they are fixed firm?-


20. Wa ilal ardi kaifa sutihat


وَإِلَى الْأَرْضِ كَيْفَ سُطِحَتْ


And at the Earth, how it is spread out?


21. Fazakkir innama anta Muzakkir


فَذَكِّرْ إِنَّمَا أَنْتَ مُذَكِّرٌ


Therefore do thou give admonition, for thou art one to admonish.


22. Lasta 'alaihim bimusaitir


لَسْتَ عَلَيْهِمْ بِمُصَيْطِرٍ


Thou art not one to manage (men´s) affairs.


23. Illaa man tawallaa wa kafar


إِلَّا مَنْ تَوَلَّىٰ وَكَفَرَ


But if any turn away and reject Allah,-


24. Fa yu'azzibuhul laahul 'azaabal akbar


فَيُعَذِّبُهُ اللَّهُ الْعَذَابَ الْأَكْبَرَ


Allah will punish him with a mighty Punishment,


25. Innaa ilainaaa iyaabahum


إِنَّ إِلَيْنَا إِيَابَهُمْ


For to Us will be their return;


26. Summa inna 'alainaa hisaabahum


ثُمَّ إِنَّ عَلَيْنَا حِسَابَهُمْ


Then it will be for Us to call them to account.