أَلْهَاكُمُ التَّكَاثُرُ 1
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Competition for more ˹gains˺ diverts you ˹from Allah˺,

حَتَّىٰ زُرْتُمُ الْمَقَابِرَ 2
Dr. Mustafa Khattab until you end up in ˹your˺ graves.1

كَلَّا سَوْفَ تَعْلَمُونَ 3
Dr. Mustafa Khattab But no! You will soon come to know.

ثُمَّ كَلَّا سَوْفَ تَعْلَمُونَ 4
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Again, no! You will soon come to know.

كَلَّا لَوْ تَعْلَمُونَ عِلْمَ الْيَقِينِ 5
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Indeed, if you were to know ˹your fate˺ with certainty, ˹you would have acted differently˺.

لَتَرَوُنَّ الْجَحِيمَ 6
Dr. Mustafa Khattab ˹But˺ you will surely see the Hellfire.

ثُمَّ لَتَرَوُنَّهَا عَيْنَ الْيَقِينِ 7
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Again, you will surely see it with the eye of certainty.

ثُمَّ لَتُسْأَلُنَّ يَوْمَئِذٍ عَنِ النَّعِيمِ 8
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Then, on that Day, you will definitely be questioned about ˹your worldly˺ pleasures.