Surah Qari’ah, Chapter 101

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ

In the Name of God the Compassionate, the Merciful

Verses 1 – 11

الْقَارِعَةُ {1}

1. The knocking calamity.

مَا الْقَارِعَةُ {2}

2. What is the knocking calamity?

وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا الْقَارِعَةُ {3}

3. What do you understand by the knocking calamity?

يَوْمَ يَكُونُ النَّاسُ كَالْفَرَاشِ الْمَبْثُوثِ {4}

4. The day when man will become like a scattered mantoo.1

وَتَكُونُ الْجِبَالُ كَالْعِهْنِ الْمَنْفُوشِ {5}

5. And mountains be like carded wool.

فَأَمَّا مَنْ ثَقُلَتْ مَوَازِينُهُ {6}

6. So he whose scal pan of virtues shall overweigh.

فَهُوَ فِي عِيشَةٍ رَاضِيَةٍ {7}

7. Shall be cheerful with the heart content.

وَأَمَّا مَنْ خَفَّتْ مَوَازِينُهُ {8}

8. And he whose scalepan of virtues shall underweigh.

فَأُمُّهُ هَاوِيَةٌ {9}

9. He shall have his abodce in Hawiya.

وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا هِيَهْ {10}

10. What do you understand thereby?

نَارٌ حَامِيَةٌ {11}

11. Flaming fire.


Enough. Deeds relate to faith, character, and acrs judged, i.e. weighted in a scalepan, i.e. by Divine Light of his time.

  • 1. Due to sins being exposed and having to account for them.