101. Al-Qari’ah ; The Calamity

Surah 101 (Chapter 101); 11 Verses

Makki; Revealed at Mecca

1. الْقَارِعَةُ
The (Day) of Noise and Clamor:

2. مَا الْقَارِعَةُ
What is the (Day) of Noise and Clamor?

3. وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا الْقَارِعَةُ
And what will explain to thee what the (Day) of Noise and Clamor is?

4. يَوْمَ يَكُونُ النَّاسُ كَالْفَرَاشِ الْمَبْثُوثِ
(It is) a Day whereon Men will be like moths Scattered about

5. وَتَكُونُ الْجِبَالُ كَالْعِهْنِ الْمَنفُوشِ
And the mountains will be like carded wool.

6. فَأَمَّا مَن ثَقُلَتْ مَوَازِينُهُ
Then he whose balance (of good deeds) will be (found) heavy

7. فَهُوَ فِي عِيشَةٍ رَّاضِيَةٍ
Will be in a life of good pleasure and satisfaction.

8. وَأَمَّا مَنْ خَفَّتْ مَوَازِينُهُ
But he whose balance (of good deeds) will be (found) light

9. فَأُمُّهُ هَاوِيَةٌ
Will have his home in a (bottomless) pit.

10. وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا هِيَهْ
And what will explain to thee what this is?

11. نَارٌ حَامِيَةٌ
(It is) a Fire Blazing fiercely!

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