Surah Al Ghashiyah with English translation

Surah Al Ghashiyah with English translation

In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful.



88:1 هَلْ أَتَاكَ حَدِيثُ الْغَاشِيَةِ

Has there reached you the report of the Overwhelming [event]?

88:2 وُجُوهٌ يَوْمَئِذٍ خَاشِعَةٌ

[Some] faces, that Day, will be humbled,

88:3 عَامِلَةٌ نَاصِبَةٌ

Working [hard] and exhausted.

88:4 تَصْلَىٰ نَارًا حَامِيَةً

They will [enter to] burn in an intensely hot Fire.

88:5 تُسْقَىٰ مِنْ عَيْنٍ آنِيَةٍ

They will be given drink from a boiling spring.

88:6 لَيْسَ لَهُمْ طَعَامٌ إِلَّا مِنْ ضَرِيعٍ

For them there will be no food except from a poisonous, thorny plant

88:7 لَا يُسْمِنُ وَلَا يُغْنِي مِنْ جُوعٍ

Which neither nourishes nor avails against hunger.

88:8 وُجُوهٌ يَوْمَئِذٍ نَاعِمَةٌ

[Other] faces, that Day, will show pleasure.

88:9 لِسَعْيِهَا رَاضِيَةٌ

With their effort [they are] satisfied

88:10 فِي جَنَّةٍ عَالِيَةٍ

In an elevated garden,

88:11 لَا تَسْمَعُ فِيهَا لَاغِيَةً

Wherein they will hear no unsuitable speech.

88:12 فِيهَا عَيْنٌ جَارِيَةٌ

Within it is a flowing spring.

88:13 فِيهَا سُرُرٌ مَرْفُوعَةٌ

Within it are couches raised high

88:14 وَأَكْوَابٌ مَوْضُوعَةٌ

And cups put in place

88:15 وَنَمَارِقُ مَصْفُوفَةٌ

And cushions lined up

88:16 وَزَرَابِيُّ مَبْثُوثَةٌ

And carpets spread around.

88:17 أَفَلَا يَنْظُرُونَ إِلَى الْإِبِلِ كَيْفَ خُلِقَتْ

Then do they not look at the camels – how they are created?

88:18 وَإِلَى السَّمَاءِ كَيْفَ رُفِعَتْ

And at the sky – how it is raised?

88:19 وَإِلَى الْجِبَالِ كَيْفَ نُصِبَتْ

And at the mountains – how they are erected?

88:20 وَإِلَى الْأَرْضِ كَيْفَ سُطِحَتْ

And at the earth – how it is spread out?

88:21 فَذَكِّرْ إِنَّمَا أَنْتَ مُذَكِّرٌ

So remind, [O Muhammad]; you are only a reminder.

88:22 لَسْتَ عَلَيْهِمْ بِمُصَيْطِرٍ

You are not over them a controller.

88:23 إِلَّا مَنْ تَوَلَّىٰ وَكَفَرَ

However, he who turns away and disbelieves –

88:24 فَيُعَذِّبُهُ اللَّهُ الْعَذَابَ الْأَكْبَرَ

Then Allah will punish him with the greatest punishment.

88:25 إِنَّ إِلَيْنَا إِيَابَهُمْ

Indeed, to Us is their return.

88:26 ثُمَّ إِنَّ عَلَيْنَا حِسَابَهُمْ

Then indeed, upon Us is their account.

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