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سورة الانشقاق

84. Al-Inshiqaq

The Sundering, Splitting Open

Total verses: 25
Revealed in: Mecca
Sajdah on verse: 21

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

The surah that opens with a riveting description of The Splitting of the sky and the levelling of the earth as a sign of the commencement of the Day of Resurrection. It is named after the "splitting open" (inshiqāq) of the sky mentioned in verse 1. The surah deals with the inevitability of man’s meeting with his Lord on the Day of Judgement. The obedience of the sky and earth is contrasted with the disobedience of the disbelievers. The reaction of the believers and of the disbelievers on the Day of Judgement is described.
The surah is also known as: Bursting Asunder, Ripped Apart, Splitting Open, The Bursting, The Cleaving, The Rending, The Rending Asunder.

- 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.

وَإِذَا قُرِئَ عَلَيْهِمُ الْقُرْآنُ لَا يَسْجُدُونَ ۩ ﴿٢١﴾
٢١ - اور جب ان کے سامنے قرآن پڑھا جاتا ہے تو سجدہ نہیں کرتے .
[84:21] And when the Qur'an is recited to them, they do not prostrate [to Allah]?
[Transliteration] Wa izaa quri'a 'alaihimul Quraanu laa yasjudoon
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