102. Surah At-Takthur سورة التكاثر


This Surah (Revealed) Meccan, consisting of 8 verses.(At-Takthur)
Ayah   102:1   الأية الأولي
بِسْم ِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ
Ayah First   1   الأية الأولي
Rivalry [in worldly things], mutual vainglory about wealth, children and men, distracts you, preoccupies you [diverting you] from obedience to God,
Ayah   102:2   الأية
until you visit the graves, [either] in that you have died and then been buried in them, or [it means] to the extent that you [actually] count the dead as a something to rival one another by.
Ayah   102:3   الأية
No indeed! a disavowal. You will come to know!
Ayah   102:4   الأية
Again, no indeed! You will come to know, the evil consequences of your mutual vainglory at the moment of the extraction [of the soul], then [you will come to know] in the grave.
Ayah   102:5   الأية
No indeed! verily Were you to know with certain knowledge, the consequences of your vainglory, you would not preoccupy yourselves with it, [for]
Ayah   102:6   الأية
you would surely see hell-fire, the Fire (la-tarawunnal-jahīma: this is the response to an omitted oath; the third consonant of the root of the verb [r--y] together with the second have been omitted, and its vowel has been transposed onto the rā).
Ayah   102:7   الأية
Again, you will surely see it [repeated] for emphasis with the eye of certainty (ayna is a verbal noun, as both raā and āyana have the same meaning).
Ayah   102:8   الأية
Then, on that day, the day you see it, you will assuredly be questioned (la-tusalunna: the nūn of the indicative has been omitted because of one nūn coming after the other; likewise [omitted] is the wāw indicating the plural person [of the verb] because of two unvocalised consonants coming together) about the comforts [of the world], the health, leisure, security, food, drink and other things which one enjoys in this world. 762

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