An Naba (The Tidings)

1. 'Amma Yatasaa-aloon


عَمَّ يَتَسَاءَلُونَ


Concerning what are they disputing?


2. 'Anin-nabaa-il 'azeem


عَنِ النَّبَإِ الْعَظِيمِ


Concerning the Great News,


3. Allazi hum feehi mukh talifoon


الَّذِي هُمْ فِيهِ مُخْتَلِفُونَ


About which they cannot agree.


4. Kallaa sa y'alamoon


كَلَّا سَيَعْلَمُونَ


Verily, they shall soon (come to) know!


5. Thumma kallaa sa y'alamoon


ثُمَّ كَلَّا سَيَعْلَمُونَ


Verily, verily they shall soon (come to) know!


6. Alam naj'alil arda mihaa da


أَلَمْ نَجْعَلِ الْأَرْضَ مِهَادًا


Have We not made the earth as a wide expanse,


7. Wal jibaala au taada


وَالْجِبَالَ أَوْتَادًا


And the mountains as pegs?


8. Wa khalaq naakum azwaaja


وَخَلَقْنَاكُمْ أَزْوَاجًا


And (have We not) created you in pairs,


9. Waja'alna naumakum subata


وَجَعَلْنَا نَوْمَكُمْ سُبَاتًا


And made your sleep for rest,


10. Waja'alnal laila libasa


وَجَعَلْنَا اللَّيْلَ لِبَاسًا


And made the night as a covering,


11. Waja'alnan nahara ma 'aasha


وَجَعَلْنَا النَّهَارَ مَعَاشًا


And made the day as a means of subsistence?


12. Wa banaina fauqakum sab 'an shi daada


وَبَنَيْنَا فَوْقَكُمْ سَبْعًا شِدَادًا


And (have We not) built over you the seven firmaments,


13. Waja'alna siraajaw wah haaja


وَجَعَلْنَا سِرَاجًا وَهَّاجًا


And placed (therein) a Light of Splendour?


14. Wa anzalna minal m'usiraati maa-an thaj-jaaja


وَأَنْزَلْنَا مِنَ الْمُعْصِرَاتِ مَاءً ثَجَّاجًا


And do We not send down from the clouds water in abundance,


15. Linukh rija bihee habbaw wana baata


لِنُخْرِجَ بِهِ حَبًّا وَنَبَاتًا


That We may produce therewith corn and vegetables,


16. Wa jan naatin alfafa


وَجَنَّاتٍ أَلْفَافًا


And gardens of luxurious growth?


17. Inna yaumal-fasli kana meeqaata


إِنَّ يَوْمَ الْفَصْلِ كَانَ مِيقَاتًا


Verily the Day of Sorting out is a thing appointed,


18. Yauma yun fakhu fis-soori fataa toona afwaaja


يَوْمَ يُنْفَخُ فِي الصُّورِ فَتَأْتُونَ أَفْوَاجًا


The Day that the Trumpet shall be sounded, and ye shall come forth in crowds;


19. Wa futiha tis samaa-u fakaanat abwaaba


وَفُتِحَتِ السَّمَاءُ فَكَانَتْ أَبْوَابًا


And the heavens shall be opened as if there were doors,


20. Wa suyyi raatil jibaalu fa kaanat saraaba


وَسُيِّرَتِ الْجِبَالُ فَكَانَتْ سَرَابًا


And the mountains shall vanish, as if they were a mirage.


21. Inna jahan nama kaanat mirsaada


إِنَّ جَهَنَّمَ كَانَتْ مِرْصَادًا


Truly Hell is as a place of ambush,


22. Lit taa gheena ma aaba


لِلطَّاغِينَ مَآبًا


For the transgressors a place of destination:


23. Laa bitheena feehaa ahqaaba


لَابِثِينَ فِيهَا أَحْقَابًا


They will dwell therein for ages.


24. Laa ya zooqoona feeha bar daw walaa sharaaba


لَا يَذُوقُونَ فِيهَا بَرْدًا وَلَا شَرَابًا


Nothing cool shall they taste therein, nor any drink,


25. Illa hamee maw-wa ghas saaqa


إِلَّا حَمِيمًا وَغَسَّاقًا


Save a boiling fluid and a fluid, dark, murky, intensely cold,


26. Jazaa-aw wi faaqa


جَزَاءً وِفَاقًا


A fitting recompense (for them).


27. Innahum kaanu laa yarjoona hisaaba


إِنَّهُمْ كَانُوا لَا يَرْجُونَ حِسَابًا


For that they used not to fear any account (for their deeds),


28. Wa kazzabu bi aayaa tina kizzaba


وَكَذَّبُوا بِآيَاتِنَا كِذَّابًا


But they (impudently) treated Our Signs as false.


29. Wa kulla shai-in ahsai naahu kitaa ba


وَكُلَّ شَيْءٍ أَحْصَيْنَاهُ كِتَابًا


And all things have We preserved on record.


30. Fa zooqoo falan-nazee dakum ill-laa azaaba


فَذُوقُوا فَلَنْ نَزِيدَكُمْ إِلَّا عَذَابًا


"So taste ye (the fruits of your deeds); for no increase shall We grant you, except in Punishment."


31. Inna lil mutta qeena mafaaza


إِنَّ لِلْمُتَّقِينَ مَفَازًا


Verily for the Righteous there will be a fulfilment of (the heart´s) desires;


32. Hadaa-iqa wa a'anaa ba


حَدَائِقَ وَأَعْنَابًا


Gardens enclosed, and grapevines;


33. Wa kaawa 'iba at raaba


وَكَوَاعِبَ أَتْرَابًا


And voluptuous women of equal age;


34. Wa ka'san di haaqa


وَكَأْسًا دِهَاقًا


And a cup full (to the brim).


35. Laa yasma'oona fiha lagh waw walaa kizzaba


لَا يَسْمَعُونَ فِيهَا لَغْوًا وَلَا كِذَّابًا


No vanity shall they hear therein, nor Untruth:-


36. Jazaa-am mir-rabbika ataa-an hisaaba


جَزَاءً مِنْ رَبِّكَ عَطَاءً حِسَابًا


Recompense from thy Lord, a gift, (amply) sufficient,


37. Rabbis samaa waati wal ardi wa maa baina humar rahmaani laa yam likoona minhu khitaaba


رَبِّ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ وَمَا بَيْنَهُمَا الرَّحْمَٰنِ ۖ لَا يَمْلِكُونَ مِنْهُ خِطَابًا


(From) the Lord of the heavens and the earth, and all between, (Allah) Most Gracious: None shall have power to argue with Him.


38. Yauma yaqoo mur roohu wal malaa-ikatu saf-fal laa yatakallamoona illa man azina lahur rahmaanu wa qaala sawaaba


يَوْمَ يَقُومُ الرُّوحُ وَالْمَلَائِكَةُ صَفًّا ۖ لَا يَتَكَلَّمُونَ إِلَّا مَنْ أَذِنَ لَهُ الرَّحْمَٰنُ وَقَالَ صَوَابًا


The Day that the Spirit and the angels will stand forth in ranks, none shall speak except any who is permitted by (Allah) Most Gracious, and He will say what is right.


39. Zaalikal yaumul haqqu faman shaa-at ta khaaza ill-laa rabbihi ma-aaba


ذَٰلِكَ الْيَوْمُ الْحَقُّ ۖ فَمَنْ شَاءَ اتَّخَذَ إِلَىٰ رَبِّهِ مَآبًا


That Day will be the sure Reality: Therefore, whoso will, let him take a (straight) return to his Lord!


40. In naa anzar naakum azaaban qareebaiy-yauma yan zurul marr-u maa qaddamat yadaahu wa ya qoolul-kaafiru yaa lai tanee kuntu turaaba


إِنَّا أَنْذَرْنَاكُمْ عَذَابًا قَرِيبًا يَوْمَ يَنْظُرُ الْمَرْءُ مَا قَدَّمَتْ يَدَاهُ وَيَقُولُ الْكَافِرُ يَا لَيْتَنِي كُنْتُ تُرَابًا


Verily, We have warned you of a Penalty near, the Day when man will see (the deeds) which his hands have sent forth, and the Unbeliever will say, "Woe unto me! Would that I were (mere) dust!"