The Earthquake
Surah
Az-Zalzalah
99
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When the earth is shaken ˹in˺ its ultimate quaking,

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When the earth is shaken with its [final] earthquake

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and when the earth throws out ˹all˺ its contents,1

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And the earth discharges its burdens1

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and humanity cries, “What is wrong with it?”—

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And man says,1 "What is [wrong] with it?" -

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on that Day the earth will recount everything,

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That Day, it will report its news

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having been inspired by your Lord ˹to do so˺.

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Because your Lord has inspired [i.e., commanded] it.

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On that Day people will proceed in separate groups1 to be shown ˹the consequences of˺ their deeds.

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That Day, the people will depart1 separated [into categories] to be shown [the result of] their deeds.

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So whoever does an atom’s weight of good will see it.

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So whoever does an atom's weight1 of good will see it,

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And whoever does an atom’s weight of evil will see it.

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And whoever does an atom's weight of evil will see it.

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