75. Al-Qiyamah (The Resurrection)

Meccan, 40 verses

In the name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful.

  1. I swear by the Resurrection Day,

  2. and I swear by the blaming soul,

  3. does the human being think that We will never put his bones together?

  4. Yes, We are able to restore his fingertips (finger prints).

  5. But, human being wants to sin in his time to come.

  6. He asks: “When is the Resurrection Day?”

  7. When the eye is baffled

  8. and the moon is darkened

  9. and the sun and the moon are joined together.

  10. On that day the human being says: “Where is the escape?”

  11. No way, there is no shelter.

  12. On that day the place of stay is before your Lord.

  13. On that day human being is informed of what he sent ahead and he put off.

  14. Rather, human being has insight about himself,

  15. even if he presents his excuses.

  16. Do not move your tongue to rush for (remembering) it.

  17. Indeed its collection and its reading is Our responsibility.

  18. So when We read it, then follow its reading.

  19. Then indeed its explanation is Our responsibility.

  20. On the contrary, however you (people) like the transient (this world’s life),

  21. and you leave (neglect) the Hereafter.

  22. On that day some faces glow (from happiness),

  23. looking at their Lord.

  24. And on that day some faces are gloomy (from sadness),

  25. thinking that a back breaking punishment will be done to them.

  26. No way, when it (life) reaches to the collarbones (and the throat),

  27. and it is said: “Who is a healer?”

  28. And he thinks that it is the (time of) separation

  29. and the leg is twisted around the leg,

  30. on that day the driving will be toward your Lord.

  31. He did not accept the truth and he did not pray,

  32. but he denied and he turned away,

  33. then he went to his family walking proudly.

  34. Woe to you and woe,

  35. then woe to you and woe.

  36. Does the human being think that he is left aimlessly?

  37. Was he not a fertilized egg (zygote) from ejaculated semen,

  38. then it became a (dangling, clinging, and leach like) blood clot, then He created and shaped (it),

  39. then He made two kinds from it, the male and the female?

  40. Is not such (a creator) able to give life to the dead?