Surah Takathur, Chapter 102

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ

In the Name of God the Compassionate, the Merciful

Verses 1 – 8

أَلْهَاكُمُ التَّكَاثُرُ {1}

1. Excess of wealth (property and children) ruined you.1

حَتَّىٰ زُرْتُمُ الْمَقَابِرَ {2}

2. Until you joined the majority.

كَلَّا سَوْفَ تَعْلَمُونَ {3}

3. No (you have not realized the intensity of agony) you will shortly appreciate it (in Resurrection).

ثُمَّ كَلَّا سَوْفَ تَعْلَمُونَ {4}

4. Ad then you willk realize on the Day of Reckoning.

كَلَّا لَوْ تَعْلَمُونَ عِلْمَ الْيَقِينِ {5}

5. Verily had you known with certainty.2

لَتَرَوُنَّ الْجَحِيمَ {6}

6. When you will be questioned on the day regarding (the greatest) bounty, “Love of Divine Lilghts.”

ثُمَّ لَتَرَوُنَّهَا عَيْنَ الْيَقِينِ {7}

7. On crossing and you will certainly see Hell (and crossing over it).

ثُمَّ لَتُسْأَلُنَّ يَوْمَئِذٍ عَنِ النَّعِيمِ {8}

8. When you will see it with an eye of certainty (on being thrown therein).



  • 1. By being negligent of Divine duties.
  • 2. You would not have neglected what was required of you.