لَا أُقْسِمُ بِيَوْمِ الْقِيَامَةِ 1
Dr. Mustafa Khattab I do swear by the Day of Judgment!

وَلَا أُقْسِمُ بِالنَّفْسِ اللَّوَّامَةِ 2
Dr. Mustafa Khattab And I do swear by the self-reproaching soul!

أَيَحْسَبُ الْإِنْسَانُ أَلَّنْ نَجْمَعَ عِظَامَهُ 3
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Do people think We cannot reassemble their bones?

بَلَىٰ قَادِرِينَ عَلَىٰ أَنْ نُسَوِّيَ بَنَانَهُ 4
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Yes ˹indeed˺! We are ˹most˺ capable of restoring ˹even˺ their very fingertips.1

بَلْ يُرِيدُ الْإِنْسَانُ لِيَفْجُرَ أَمَامَهُ 5
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Still people want to deny what is yet to come,

يَسْأَلُ أَيَّانَ يَوْمُ الْقِيَامَةِ 6
Dr. Mustafa Khattab asking ˹mockingly˺, “When is this Day of Judgment?”

فَإِذَا بَرِقَ الْبَصَرُ 7
Dr. Mustafa Khattab But when the sight is stunned,

وَخَسَفَ الْقَمَرُ 8
Dr. Mustafa Khattab and the moon is dimmed,

وَجُمِعَ الشَّمْسُ وَالْقَمَرُ 9
Dr. Mustafa Khattab and the sun and the moon are brought together,1

يَقُولُ الْإِنْسَانُ يَوْمَئِذٍ أَيْنَ الْمَفَرُّ 10
Dr. Mustafa Khattab on that Day one will cry, “Where is the escape?”

كَلَّا لَا وَزَرَ 11
Dr. Mustafa Khattab But no! There will be no refuge.