إِذَا السَّمَاءُ انْفَطَرَتْ 1
Dr. Mustafa Khattab When the sky splits open,

وَإِذَا الْكَوَاكِبُ انْتَثَرَتْ 2
Dr. Mustafa Khattab and when the stars fall away,

وَإِذَا الْبِحَارُ فُجِّرَتْ 3
Dr. Mustafa Khattab and when the seas burst forth,

وَإِذَا الْقُبُورُ بُعْثِرَتْ 4
Dr. Mustafa Khattab and when the graves spill out,

عَلِمَتْ نَفْسٌ مَا قَدَّمَتْ وَأَخَّرَتْ 5
Dr. Mustafa Khattab ˹then˺ each soul will know what it has sent forth or left behind.

يَا أَيُّهَا الْإِنْسَانُ مَا غَرَّكَ بِرَبِّكَ الْكَرِيمِ 6
Dr. Mustafa Khattab O humanity! What has emboldened you against your Lord, the Most Generous,

الَّذِي خَلَقَكَ فَسَوَّاكَ فَعَدَلَكَ 7
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Who created you, fashioned you, and perfected your design,

فِي أَيِّ صُورَةٍ مَا شَاءَ رَكَّبَكَ 8
Dr. Mustafa Khattab moulding you in whatever form He willed?

كَلَّا بَلْ تُكَذِّبُونَ بِالدِّينِ 9
Dr. Mustafa Khattab But no! In fact, you deny the ˹final˺ Judgment,

ﭿ وَإِنَّ عَلَيْكُمْ لَحَافِظِينَ 10
Dr. Mustafa Khattab while you are certainly observed by vigilant,

كِرَامًا كَاتِبِينَ 11
Dr. Mustafa Khattab honourable angels, recording ˹everything˺.