إِذَا وَقَعَتِ الْوَاقِعَةُ 1
Dr. Mustafa Khattab When the Inevitable Event takes place,

لَيْسَ لِوَقْعَتِهَا كَاذِبَةٌ 2
Dr. Mustafa Khattab then no one can deny it has come.

خَافِضَةٌ رَافِعَةٌ 3
Dr. Mustafa Khattab It will debase ˹some˺ and elevate ˹others˺.1

إِذَا رُجَّتِ الْأَرْضُ رَجًّا 4
Dr. Mustafa Khattab When the earth will be violently shaken,

وَبُسَّتِ الْجِبَالُ بَسًّا 5
Dr. Mustafa Khattab and the mountains will be crushed to pieces,

فَكَانَتْ هَبَاءً مُنْبَثًّا 6
Dr. Mustafa Khattab becoming scattered ˹particles of˺ dust,

وَكُنْتُمْ أَزْوَاجًا ثَلَاثَةً 7
Dr. Mustafa Khattab you will ˹all˺ be ˹divided into˺ three groups:

فَأَصْحَابُ الْمَيْمَنَةِ مَا أَصْحَابُ الْمَيْمَنَةِ 8
Dr. Mustafa Khattab the people of the right, how ˹blessed˺ will they be;

وَأَصْحَابُ الْمَشْأَمَةِ مَا أَصْحَابُ الْمَشْأَمَةِ 9
Dr. Mustafa Khattab the people of the left, how ˹miserable˺ will they be;

وَالسَّابِقُونَ السَّابِقُونَ 10
Dr. Mustafa Khattab and the foremost ˹in faith˺ will be the foremost ˹in Paradise˺.

أُولَٰئِكَ الْمُقَرَّبُونَ 11
Dr. Mustafa Khattab They are the ones nearest ˹to Allah˺,