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Translation of the meanings Surah: At-Tāriq
Ayah:
 

At-Tāriq

Purposes of the Surah:
بيان قدرة الله وإحاطته في خلق الإنسان وإعادته.
It focusses on showing Allah’s penetrating control and effective power.

وَٱلسَّمَآءِ وَٱلطَّارِقِ
1. Allah took an oath by the sky and He took an oath by the star that knocks at night.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
وَمَآ أَدۡرَىٰكَ مَا ٱلطَّارِقُ
2. O Messenger! What will tell you the status of this great star?!
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
ٱلنَّجۡمُ ٱلثَّاقِبُ
3. It is the star that pierces the sky with its glowing light.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
إِن كُلُّ نَفۡسٖ لَّمَّا عَلَيۡهَا حَافِظٞ
4. There is no soul except that Allah has assigned to it an angel to record its deeds for the reckoning on the day of judgment.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
فَلۡيَنظُرِ ٱلۡإِنسَٰنُ مِمَّ خُلِقَ
5. So let man reflect over what Allah created him from, so that Allah’s power and man’s inability becomes clear to him.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
خُلِقَ مِن مَّآءٖ دَافِقٖ
6. Allah created him from a spurting liquid that is split into the womb.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
يَخۡرُجُ مِنۢ بَيۡنِ ٱلصُّلۡبِ وَٱلتَّرَآئِبِ
7. This liquid emerges from between the spinal column of a man and the bones of the chest.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
إِنَّهُۥ عَلَىٰ رَجۡعِهِۦ لَقَادِرٞ
8. He, may He be glorified - since He created him from that despised liquid - has the power to bring him back to life after death for the reckoning and recompense.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
يَوۡمَ تُبۡلَى ٱلسَّرَآئِرُ
9. On the day when secrets will be tried and the intentions, beliefs etc. that the hearts conceal will be exposed, and the righteous will be distinguished from the corrupt.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
فَمَا لَهُۥ مِن قُوَّةٖ وَلَا نَاصِرٖ
10. On that day man will not have any power to protect himself from Allah’s punishment, nor any helper to assist him.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
وَٱلسَّمَآءِ ذَاتِ ٱلرَّجۡعِ
11. Allah took an oath by the sky that contains rain, because it comes down from its direction time after time.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
وَٱلۡأَرۡضِ ذَاتِ ٱلصَّدۡعِ
12. He took an oath by the earth that cracks open to reveal the plants, fruit and trees in it.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
إِنَّهُۥ لَقَوۡلٞ فَصۡلٞ
13. This Qur’ān that is revealed to Muhammad (peace be upon him) is a word that separates truth from falsehood, and fact from lie.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
وَمَا هُوَ بِٱلۡهَزۡلِ
14. It is not a game and falsehood, but it is serious and the truth.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
إِنَّهُمۡ يَكِيدُونَ كَيۡدٗا
15. Those who deny what their messenger brought to them plot and scheme to reject and refute his call.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
وَأَكِيدُ كَيۡدٗا
16. I too plot and scheme to make the religion victorious and to disprove falsehood.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
فَمَهِّلِ ٱلۡكَٰفِرِينَ أَمۡهِلۡهُمۡ رُوَيۡدَۢا
17. So give respite, O Messenger, to these disbelievers. Give them respite for a short while, and do not seek to hasten their punishment and destruction.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
Benefits of the verses in this page:
• تحفظ الملائكة الإنسان وأعماله خيرها وشرها ليحاسب عليها.
1. The angels preserve man and his actions, whether good or bad, so that he is taken to account for them.

• ضعف كيد الكفار إذا قوبل بكيد الله سبحانه.
2. The weakness of the plot of the disbelievers when compared to Allah’s plan, may He be glorified.

• خشية الله تبعث على الاتعاظ.
3. Fear of Allah is a reason for taking heed and admonishment.


 
Translation of the meanings Surah: At-Tāriq
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