إِذَا زُلْزِلَتِ الْأَرْضُ زِلْزَالَهَا 1
Dr. Mustafa Khattab When the earth is shaken ˹in˺ its ultimate quaking,

وَأَخْرَجَتِ الْأَرْضُ أَثْقَالَهَا 2
Dr. Mustafa Khattab and when the earth throws out ˹all˺ its contents,1

وَقَالَ الْإِنْسَانُ مَا لَهَا 3
Dr. Mustafa Khattab and humanity cries, “What is wrong with it?”—

يَوْمَئِذٍ تُحَدِّثُ أَخْبَارَهَا 4
Dr. Mustafa Khattab on that Day the earth will recount everything,

بِأَنَّ رَبَّكَ أَوْحَىٰ لَهَا 5
Dr. Mustafa Khattab having been inspired by your Lord ˹to do so˺.

يَوْمَئِذٍ يَصْدُرُ النَّاسُ أَشْتَاتًا لِيُرَوْا أَعْمَالَهُمْ 6
Dr. Mustafa Khattab On that Day people will proceed in separate groups1 to be shown ˹the consequences of˺ their deeds.

فَمَنْ يَعْمَلْ مِثْقَالَ ذَرَّةٍ خَيْرًا يَرَهُ 7
Dr. Mustafa Khattab So whoever does an atom’s weight of good will see it.

وَمَنْ يَعْمَلْ مِثْقَالَ ذَرَّةٍ شَرًّا يَرَهُ 8
Dr. Mustafa Khattab And whoever does an atom’s weight of evil will see it.