75. The Resurrection (Al-Qiyámah)
Revealed before the
Hijrah. This chapter has 40 verses.
In the Name of Allah,
Most Gracious, Most Merciful.
1. I do
swear by the Resurrection Day;
2. And I
do swear by the self-reproaching soul:
3. Does man
think that We cannot assemble his bones?
4. Nay, We
are able to put together in perfect order the very tips of his fingers.
5. But man
wishes to do wrong (even) in the time in front of him.
6. He questions:
"When is the Day of Resurrection?"
length, when the Sight is dazed,
8. And the
moon is buried in darkness.
9. And the
sun and moon are joined together,-
10. That Day
will Man say: "Where is the refuge?"
11. By no
means! No place of safety!
thy Lord (alone), that Day will be the place of rest.
Day will Man be told (all) that he put forward, and all that he put back.
man will be evidence against himself,
though he were to put up his excuses.
not thy tongue concerning the (Qurán) to make haste therewith.
17. It is
for Us to collect it and to recite it:
when We have recite it, follow thou its recital (as promulgated):
more, it is for Us to explain it (and make it clear):
(ye men!) but ye love the fleeting life,
leave alone the Hereafter.
faces, that Day, will beam (in brightness and beauty);-
Looking towards their Lord;
some faces, that Day, will be sad and dismal,
25. In the
thought that some back-breaking calamity was about to be inflicted on them;
when (the soul) reaches to the collar-bone (in its exit),
there will be a cry, "Who is an enchanter (to restore him)?"
28. And he
will think that it was (the time) of Parting;
one leg will be joined with another:
Day the Drive will be (all) to thy Lord!
31. So he
gave nothing in charity, nor did he pray!-
32. But on
the contrary, he rejected Truth and turned away!
did he stalk to his family in full conceit!
34. Woe to
thee, (O men!), yea, woe!
woe to thee, (O men!), yea, woe!
man think that he will be left uncontrolled, (without purpose)?
37. Was he
not a drop of sperm emitted (in lowly form)?
did he become a leech-like clot; then did (Allah) make and fashion (him) in due
39. And of
him He made two sexes, male and female.
not He, (the same), the power to give life to the dead?