AL TAKASUR (THE EXCESS)

(Revealed at Mecca - contains 8 verses - 1 section)

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Allah beginning with the name of the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

AYAT

TRANSLATION

1

أَلْهَاكُمُ التَّكَاثُرُ

The craving for excess wealth kept you people neglectful.

2

حَتَّىٰ زُرْتُمُ الْمَقَابِرَ

Until you confronted the graves.

3

كَلَّا سَوْفَ تَعْلَمُونَ

Yes certainly, you will soon realise!

4

ثُمَّ كَلَّا سَوْفَ تَعْلَمُونَ

Again, yes certainly, you will soon realise!

5

كَلَّا لَوْ تَعْلَمُونَ عِلْمَ الْيَقِينِ

Yes certainly, if you had believed with certainty, you would not have craved for wealth.

6

لَتَرَوُنَّ الْجَحِيمَ

Indeed you will see hell.

7

ثُمَّ لَتَرَوُنَّهَا عَيْنَ الْيَقِينِ

Again, indeed you will see it with certainty.

8

ثُمَّ لَتُسْأَلُنَّ يَوْمَئِذٍ عَنِ النَّعِيمِ

Then, on that day, you will surely be questioned regarding the favours.


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