Competition

At-Takaathur


1
أَلْهَاكُمُ التَّكَاثُرُ
Abundance diverts you,

2
حَتَّىٰ زُرْتُمُ الْمَقَابِرَ
Until you come to the graves.

3
كَلَّا سَوْفَ تَعْلَمُونَ
Nay! you shall soon know,

4
ثُمَّ كَلَّا سَوْفَ تَعْلَمُونَ
Nay! Nay! you shall soon know.

5
كَلَّا لَوْ تَعْلَمُونَ عِلْمَ الْيَقِينِ
Nay! if you had known with a certain knowledge,

6
لَتَرَوُنَّ الْجَحِيمَ
You should most certainly have seen the hell;

7
ثُمَّ لَتَرَوُنَّهَا عَيْنَ الْيَقِينِ
Then you shall most certainly see it with the eye of certainty;

8
ثُمَّ لَتُسْأَلُنَّ يَوْمَئِذٍ عَنِ النَّعِيمِ
Then on that day you shall most certainly be questioned about the boons.