الْحَاقَّةُ 001

Sahih International

The Inevitable Reality -

مَا الْحَاقَّةُ 002

Sahih International

What is the Inevitable Reality?

وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا الْحَاقَّةُ 003

Sahih International

And what can make you know what is the Inevitable Reality?

كَذَّبَتْ ثَمُودُ وَعَادٌ بِالْقَارِعَةِ 004

Sahih International

Thamud and 'Aad denied the Striking Calamity.

فَأَمَّا ثَمُودُ فَأُهْلِكُوا بِالطَّاغِيَةِ 005

Sahih International

So as for Thamud, they were destroyed by the overpowering [blast].

وَأَمَّا عَادٌ فَأُهْلِكُوا بِرِيحٍ صَرْصَرٍ عَاتِيَةٍ 006

Sahih International

And as for 'Aad, they were destroyed by a screaming, violent wind

سَخَّرَهَا عَلَيْهِمْ سَبْعَ لَيَالٍ وَثَمَانِيَةَ أَيَّامٍ حُسُومًا فَتَرَى الْقَوْمَ فِيهَا صَرْعَىٰ كَأَنَّهُمْ أَعْجَازُ نَخْلٍ خَاوِيَةٍ 007

Sahih International

Which Allah imposed upon them for seven nights and eight days in succession, so you would see the people therein fallen as if they were hollow trunks of palm trees.

فَهَلْ تَرَىٰ لَهُمْ مِنْ بَاقِيَةٍ 008

Sahih International

Then do you see of them any remains?

وَجَاءَ فِرْعَوْنُ وَمَنْ قَبْلَهُ وَالْمُؤْتَفِكَاتُ بِالْخَاطِئَةِ 009

Sahih International

And there came Pharaoh and those before him and the overturned cities with sin.

فَعَصَوْا رَسُولَ رَبِّهِمْ فَأَخَذَهُمْ أَخْذَةً رَابِيَةً 010

Sahih International

And they disobeyed the messenger of their Lord, so He seized them with a seizure exceeding [in severity].

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