The Holy Qoran with English Translation

سورة القارعة MP3
1. بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ
In the name of Allah, most benevolent, ever-merciful.
2. الْقَارِعَةُ
THE STARTLING CALAMITY.
3. مَا الْقَارِعَةُ
What is the startling calamity?
4. وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا الْقَارِعَةُ
How will you comprehend what the startling calamity is? --
5. يَوْمَ يَكُونُ النَّاسُ كَالْفَرَاشِ الْمَبْثُوثِ
A Day on which human beings would be like so many scattered moths,
6. وَتَكُونُ الْجِبَالُ كَالْعِهْنِ الْمَنفُوشِ
The mountains like the tufts of carded wool.
7. فَأَمَّا مَن ثَقُلَتْ مَوَازِينُهُ
Then he whose deeds shall weigh heavier in the scale
8. فَهُوَ فِي عِيشَةٍ رَّاضِيَةٍ
Will have a tranquil life;
9. وَأَمَّا مَنْ خَفَّتْ مَوَازِينُهُ
But he whose deeds are lighter in the balance
10. فَأُمُّهُ هَاوِيَةٌ
Will have the Abyss for abode.
11. وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا هِيَهْ
How will you comprehend what that is?
12. نَارٌ حَامِيَةٌ
It is the scorching fire.

English Translation of Quran provided by Ahmed Ali (Ahmed Ali *)