Quran in English - Translated by Shaykh Mufti Taqi Usmani
Chapters | Surahs
84. The Sundering | al-Inshiqaq

With the name of Allah, the All-Merciful, the Very-Merciful.

[84:1] When the sky will split apart,
[84:2] and will listen to (the command of) its Lord,__ and it ought to,__
[84:3] and when the earth will be stretched (to give room to more people),
[84:4] and it will throw up whatever it contains, and will become empty,
[84:5] and will listen to (the command of) its Lord,__ and it ought to,__ (then man will see the consequences of his deeds.)
[84:6] O man, you have to work hard constantly to reach your Lord, and then you have to meet Him.
[84:7] So, as for him whose book (of deeds) will be given to him in his right hand,
[84:8] he will be called to account in an easy manner,
[84:9] and he will go back to his people joyfully.
[84:10] As for the one whose book (of deeds) will be given to him from his backside,
[84:11] he will pray for death,
[84:12] and will enter the blazing fire.
[84:13] He had been joyful among his people (in the world).
[84:14] He thought he would never revert (to Allah).
[84:15] No! Indeed his Lord was watchful over him.
[84:16] So, I swear by the twilight (after sunset),
[84:17] and by the night and what it envelops,
[84:18] and by the moon when it develops at the full,
[84:19] you shall certainly ascend from stage to stage.
[84:20] So, what is wrong with them that they do not believe,
[84:21] and when the Qur‘an is recited to them, they do not offer sajdah (prostration)?
[84:22] Rather, those who disbelieve deny (the truth).
[84:23] And Allah is most aware of what they store.
[84:24] So, give him the =good news‘ of a painful punishment,
[84:25] but those who believed and did righteous deeds will have a reward that will never be interrupted.