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سورة القارعة

101. Al-Qaria

The Calamity

Total verses: 11
Revealed in: Mecca

- Saheeh International (English)
- Mawlana Fateh Muhammad Jalandhari (Urdu)

The surah that opens with this single world, al-Qāriʿah, meaning The Catastrophe, for that is the repeated sound that shall resound through all the earth as it is being pulverized in the cataclysm at the end of time, levelled utterly for the Resurrection Day and the ultimate Judgment of every human soul. It takes its name from "the catastrophe" (al-qāriʿah) mentioned in verse 1 ff. The surah gives some scenes from the Resurrection and Judgement.
The surah is also known as: The Calamity, The Clatterer, The Crashing Blow, The Day of Noise and Clamour, The Disaster, The Great Calamity, The Great Pounding, The Smiter, The Stunning (Blow).

- Mishary bin Rashid Al-Afasy (Arabic)
- Ibrahim Walk (English)
- Shamshad Ali Khan (Urdu)
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Tafsir (Bayanul Quran):
Detailed verse by verse explanation of Quran in Urdu by Late Dr. Israr Ahmad.

فَأُمُّهُ هَاوِيَةٌ ﴿٩﴾
٩ - اس کا مرجع ہاویہ ہے .
[101:9] His refuge will be an abyss.
[Transliteration] Fa-ummuhu haawiyah
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وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا هِيَهْ ﴿١٠﴾
١٠ - اور تم کیا سمجھے کہ ہاویہ کیا چیز ہے؟.
[101:10] And what can make you know what that is?
[Transliteration] Wa maa adraaka maa hiyah
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نَارٌ حَامِيَةٌ ﴿١١﴾
١١ - دہکتی ہوئی آگ ہے.
[101:11] It is a Fire, intensely hot.
[Transliteration] Naarun hamiyah
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