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Translation of the meanings Surah: Al-Inshiqāq
Ayah:
 

Al-Inshiqāq

Purposes of the Surah:
تذكير الإنسان برجوعه لربه، وبيان ضعفه، وتقلّب الأحوال به.
It focusses on portraying the day of judgment by the universe’s surrender and submission to the command of its Lord, to impose surrender and to condemn denial.

إِذَا ٱلسَّمَآءُ ٱنشَقَّتۡ
1. When the sky ruptures because of the angels descending from it.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
وَأَذِنَتۡ لِرَبِّهَا وَحُقَّتۡ
5. And listens submissively to its Lord, as it rightly should.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
وَإِذَا ٱلۡأَرۡضُ مُدَّتۡ
3. When the earth is stretched by Allah as leather is stretched.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
وَأَلۡقَتۡ مَا فِيهَا وَتَخَلَّتۡ
4. And throws out the treasures and the dead in it and becomes rid of them.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
وَأَذِنَتۡ لِرَبِّهَا وَحُقَّتۡ
5. And listens submissively to its Lord, as it rightly should.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
يَـٰٓأَيُّهَا ٱلۡإِنسَٰنُ إِنَّكَ كَادِحٌ إِلَىٰ رَبِّكَ كَدۡحٗا فَمُلَٰقِيهِ
6. O man, you are either doing good or evil and you will meet it on the Day of Judgment, so that Allah can give you the recompense for that.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
فَأَمَّا مَنۡ أُوتِيَ كِتَٰبَهُۥ بِيَمِينِهِۦ
7. Since Allah mentioned man’s action in brief, he details the condition of those who did action on the day of judgment by saying: As for him who is given his book of deeds in his right hand.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
فَسَوۡفَ يُحَاسَبُ حِسَابٗا يَسِيرٗا
8. He will have an easy reckoning by Allah and his actions will be presented to Him without his being taken to task.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
وَيَنقَلِبُ إِلَىٰٓ أَهۡلِهِۦ مَسۡرُورٗا
9. And he will return to his family delighted.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
وَأَمَّا مَنۡ أُوتِيَ كِتَٰبَهُۥ وَرَآءَ ظَهۡرِهِۦ
10. As for him who is given his book in his left hand behind his back.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
فَسَوۡفَ يَدۡعُواْ ثُبُورٗا
11. He will call out for destruction to himself.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
وَيَصۡلَىٰ سَعِيرًا
12. And he will enter the fire of Hell to suffer from its heat.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
إِنَّهُۥ كَانَ فِيٓ أَهۡلِهِۦ مَسۡرُورًا
13. In the world he was amongst his family rejoicing with his acts of disbelief and sins.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
إِنَّهُۥ ظَنَّ أَن لَّن يَحُورَ
14. He thought that he will not come back to life after death.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
بَلَىٰٓۚ إِنَّ رَبَّهُۥ كَانَ بِهِۦ بَصِيرٗا
15. Indeed, Allah will bring him back to life just as He created him the first time. His Lord was watchful of his condition. Nothing of that was hidden from Him and He will give him the recompense for his actions.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
فَلَآ أُقۡسِمُ بِٱلشَّفَقِ
16. Allah took an oath by the redness that is in the horizon after the sun sets.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
وَٱلَّيۡلِ وَمَا وَسَقَ
17. And He took an oath by the night and what is gathered therein.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
وَٱلۡقَمَرِ إِذَا ٱتَّسَقَ
18. And the moon when it comes together and is complete becoming a full moon.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
لَتَرۡكَبُنَّ طَبَقًا عَن طَبَقٖ
19. You, O man, will mount one state after another from a drop, then a clot, then a piece of flesh, then life, then death and then resurrection.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
فَمَا لَهُمۡ لَا يُؤۡمِنُونَ
20. What is the matter with these disbelievers who do not have faith in Allah and the last day?!
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
وَإِذَا قُرِئَ عَلَيۡهِمُ ٱلۡقُرۡءَانُ لَا يَسۡجُدُونَۤ۩
21. When the Qur’ān is recited to them, they do not prostrate to their Lord?!
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
بَلِ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُواْ يُكَذِّبُونَ
22. In fact, those who disbelieve reject what their messengers brought to them.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
وَٱللَّهُ أَعۡلَمُ بِمَا يُوعُونَ
23. Allah knows well what is contained in their hearts. Nothing of their actions is hidden from Him.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
فَبَشِّرۡهُم بِعَذَابٍ أَلِيمٍ
34. Tell them, O Messenger, about a painful punishment that awaits them.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
Benefits of the verses in this page:
• خضوع السماء والأرض لربهما.
1. The sky and the earth are subjugated to their Lord.

• كل إنسان ساعٍ إما لخير وإما لشرّ.
2. Every person is striving either for good or evil.

• علامة السعادة يوم القيامة أخذ الكتاب باليمين، وعلامة الشقاء أخذه بالشمال.
3. The sign of fortune on the day of judgment is receiving one’s book in the right hand. The sign of misfortune is receiving it in the left hand.


إِلَّا ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُواْ وَعَمِلُواْ ٱلصَّـٰلِحَٰتِ لَهُمۡ أَجۡرٌ غَيۡرُ مَمۡنُونِۭ
35. Except those who have faith in Allah and do good deeds, for them is a reward that will never terminate: Paradise.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
Benefits of the verses in this page:
• يكون ابتلاء المؤمن على قدر إيمانه.
1. A believer is tested in proportion to his faith.

• إيثار سلامة الإيمان على سلامة الأبدان من علامات النجاة يوم القيامة.
2. Giving preference to the safety of one’s faith over the safety of one’s body is a sign of salvation on the day of judgment.

• التوبة بشروطها تهدم ما قبلها.
3. Repentance with its requirements wipes out what is before it.


 
Translation of the meanings Surah: Al-Inshiqāq
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