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Translation of the meanings Surah: At-Takāthur
Ayah:
 

At-Takāthur

Purposes of the Surah:
تذكير المتكاثرين واللاهين بالدنيا بالقبور والحساب.
Emphasis on reminding those engrossed in the world, of death and accountability. That is why it is also known as the Sūrah of the businessmen.

أَلۡهَىٰكُمُ ٱلتَّكَاثُرُ
1. O people! Boasting with one another over wealth and offspring has preoccupied you from the obedience of Allah.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
حَتَّىٰ زُرۡتُمُ ٱلۡمَقَابِرَ
2. Until you die and enter your graves.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
كَلَّا سَوۡفَ تَعۡلَمُونَ
3. It is not befitting that boasting with one another over that preoccupies you from the obedience of Allah; you will soon know the consequence of that preoccupation.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
ثُمَّ كَلَّا سَوۡفَ تَعۡلَمُونَ
4. You will surely realise its outcome.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
كَلَّا لَوۡ تَعۡلَمُونَ عِلۡمَ ٱلۡيَقِينِ
5. Truly, if you were to know with certainty that you are to be resurrected to Allah, and that He will requite you for your actions, you would not become preoccupied with boasting with one another over wealth and offspring.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
لَتَرَوُنَّ ٱلۡجَحِيمَ
6. By Allah! You will definitely witness the hellfire on the Day of Judgement.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
ثُمَّ لَتَرَوُنَّهَا عَيۡنَ ٱلۡيَقِينِ
7. Then, you will definitely see it in a way you will become undoubtedly convinced.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
ثُمَّ لَتُسۡـَٔلُنَّ يَوۡمَئِذٍ عَنِ ٱلنَّعِيمِ
8. Then Allah will surely ask you on that day regarding the health, wealth etc. that He favoured you with.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
Benefits of the verses in this page:
• خطر التفاخر والتباهي بالأموال والأولاد.
1. The danger of boasting with one another and being proud of wealth and offspring.

• القبر مكان زيارة سرعان ما ينتقل منه الناس إلى الدار الآخرة.
2. The disbelievers will witness the hellfire on the Day of Judgement.

• يوم القيامة يُسْأل الناس عن النعيم الذي أنعم به الله عليهم في الدنيا.
3. On the Day of Judgement, the people will be questioned regarding the favours Allah favoured them with in the world.

• الإنسان مجبول على حب المال.


 
Translation of the meanings Surah: At-Takāthur
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