الْحَاقَّةُ 1
Dr. Mustafa Khattab The Inevitable Hour!

مَا الْحَاقَّةُ 2
Dr. Mustafa Khattab What is the Inevitable Hour?

وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا الْحَاقَّةُ 3
Dr. Mustafa Khattab And what will make you realize what the Inevitable Hour is?

كَذَّبَتْ ثَمُودُ وَعَادٌ بِالْقَارِعَةِ 4
Dr. Mustafa Khattab ˹Both˺ Thamûd and ’Ȃd denied the Striking Disaster.1

فَأَمَّا ثَمُودُ فَأُهْلِكُوا بِالطَّاغِيَةِ 5
Dr. Mustafa Khattab As for Thamûd, they were destroyed by an overwhelming blast.

وَأَمَّا عَادٌ فَأُهْلِكُوا بِرِيحٍ صَرْصَرٍ عَاتِيَةٍ 6
Dr. Mustafa Khattab And as for ’Ȃd, they were destroyed by a furious, bitter wind

سَخَّرَهَا عَلَيْهِمْ سَبْعَ لَيَالٍ وَثَمَانِيَةَ أَيَّامٍ حُسُومًا فَتَرَى الْقَوْمَ فِيهَا صَرْعَىٰ كَأَنَّهُمْ أَعْجَازُ نَخْلٍ خَاوِيَةٍ 7
Dr. Mustafa Khattab which Allah unleashed on them non-stop for seven nights and eight days, so that you would have seen its people lying dead like trunks of uprooted palm trees.

فَهَلْ تَرَىٰ لَهُمْ مِنْ ﯿ بَاقِيَةٍ 8
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Do you see any of them left alive?

وَجَاءَ فِرْعَوْنُ وَمَنْ قَبْلَهُ وَالْمُؤْتَفِكَاتُ بِالْخَاطِئَةِ 9
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Also, Pharaoh and those before him, and ˹the people of˺ the overturned cities ˹of Lot˺ indulged in sin,

فَعَصَوْا رَسُولَ رَبِّهِمْ فَأَخَذَهُمْ أَخْذَةً رَابِيَةً 10
Dr. Mustafa Khattab each disobeying their Lord’s messenger, so He seized them with a crushing grip.

إِنَّا لَمَّا طَغَى الْمَاءُ حَمَلْنَاكُمْ فِي الْجَارِيَةِ 11
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Indeed, when the floodwater had overflowed, We carried you1 in the floating Ark ˹with Noah˺,