Asalam o Alykum, welcome to 162nd part of our Discover the Holy Quran project. In this part we will read verse 1 to 34 of Surah Al-Waqi’a. Surah Al-Waqi’a is the 56th Surah of the Holy Quran and is comprised of 96 verses. Let’s begin
In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.
1- When the Event inevitable cometh to pass,
2- Then will no (soul) entertain falsehood concerning its coming.
3- (Many) will it bring low; (many) will it exalt;
4- When the earth shall be shaken to its depths,
5- And the mountains shall be crumbled to atoms,
6- Becoming dust scattered abroad,
7- And ye shall be sorted out into three classes.
8- Then (there will be) the Companions of the Right Hand; -What will be the Companions of the Right Hand?
9- And the Companions of the Left Hand,- what will be the Companions of the Left Hand?
10- And those Foremost (in Faithj) will be Foremost (in the Hereafter).
11- These will be those Nearest to Allah.
12- In Gardens of Bliss:
13- A number of people from those of old,
14- And a few from those of later times.
15- (They will be) on Thrones encrusted (with gold and precious stones),
16- Reclining on them, facing each other.
17- Round about them will (serve) youths of perpetual (freshness),
18- With goblets, (shining) beakers, and cups (filled) out of clear-flowing fountains:
19- No after-ache will they receive therefrom, nor will they suffer intoxication:
20- And with fruits, any that they may select:
21- And the flesh of fowls, any that they may desire.
22- And (there will be) Companions with beautiful, big, and lustrous eyes,-
23- Like unto Pearls well-guarded.
24- A Reward for the deeds of their past (life).
25- Not frivolity will they hear therein, nor any taint of ill,-
26- Only the saying, “Peace! Peace”.
27- The Companions of the Right Hand, – what will be the Companions of the Right Hand?
28- (They will be) among Lote-trees without thorns,
29- Among Talh trees with flowers (or fruits) piled one above another,-
30- In shade long-extended,
31- By water flowing constantly,
32- And fruit in abundance.
33- Whose season is not limited, nor (supply) forbidden,
34- And on Thrones (of Dignity), raised high.
May Allah Bless us all with His Mercy. (Ameen)
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