Chapter 99: Surah Al-Zilzal (The Shaking)



اِذَا زُلْزِلَتِ When the earth is shaken

الْاَرْضُ زِلْزَالَهَاۙ with her shaking,

۝ Verse 1

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

When the earth is shaken with her shaking,



وَ اَخْرَجَتِ And the earth brings forth

الْاَرْضُ اَثْقَالَهَاۙ her burdens,

۝ Verse 2

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

And the earth brings forth her burdens,



وَ قَالَ الْاِنْسَانُ And man says:

مَا لَهَاۚ What has befallen her?

۝ Verse 3

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

And man says: What has befallen her?



يَوْمَىِٕذٍ تُحَدِّثُ On that day she will tell

اَخْبَارَهَاۙ her news,

۝ Verse 4

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

On that day she will tell her news,



بِاَنَّ رَبَّكَ As if thy Lord

اَوْحٰى لَهَاؕ had revealed to her.

۝ Verse 5

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

As if thy Lord had revealed to her.



يَوْمَىِٕذٍ On that day

يَّصْدُرُ النَّاسُ men will come forth

اَشْتَاتًا١ۙ۬  in sundry bodies

لِّيُرَوْا that they may be shown

اَعْمَالَهُمْؕ their works.

۝ Verse 6

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

On that day men will come forth in sundry bodies that they may be shown their works.



فَمَنْ يَّعْمَلْ So he who does

مِثْقَالَ ذَرَّةٍ an atom’s weight of good

خَيْرًا يَّرَهٗؕ will see it.

۝ Verse 7

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

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



وَ مَنْ يَّعْمَلْ And he who does

مِثْقَالَ ذَرَّةٍ an atom’s weight of evil

شَرًّا يَّرَهٗ will see it.

۝ Verse 8

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

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