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Surah Az-Zalzalah English Translation,Transliteration Tafsir [1-10]

About Surah Al-Zalzalah 

Al-Zalzalah (Arabic: الزلزلة, al-zalzalah, meaning: "The Quake") is the 99th chapter (surah) of the Qur'an.

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Summary/theme of the Surah  Al-Zalzalah  

It is about the second life after death and the presentation before the man of the full record of what he has done in life. In the first three sentences, it is briefly described how the second life will work and how confusing it will be for people.

Lessons learned from this Surah  Al-Zalzalah  

1. On the Day of Judgement, there will be a huge earthquake.

2. Consequently, the earth will spill out all its treasures and contents.

3. On that Day, the earth will testify against humans, exposing the deeds they committed whilst on it.

4. On that Day, the people will be split into groups based on those who succeeded, and those who lost out.

5. Whoever did even an atom’s worth of good shall see its value on that day.

6. Whoever did even an atom’s worth of evil shall see its effect on that day.



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بِسۡمِ ٱللَّهِ ٱلرَّحۡمَٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ


إِذَا زُلۡزِلَتِ ٱلۡأَرۡضُ زِلۡزَالَهَا
Transliteration:( Izaa zul zilatil ardu zil zaalaha )

1.When the earth is violently shaken by its full shaking.
Topic Discussed: Earthquake   | Earth(Direct Word)   |

وَأَخۡرَجَتِ ٱلۡأَرۡضُ أَثۡقَالَهَا
Transliteration:( Wa akh rajatil ardu athqaalaha )

2. And the earth throws out its burden (1)

وَقَالَ ٱلۡإِنسَٰنُ مَا لَهَا
Transliteration:( Wa qaalal insaanu ma laha )

3. And man will say: What has happened to it (2)?
Topic Discussed: Earthquake   | Man(Word)   |

يَوۡمَئِذٖ تُحَدِّثُ أَخۡبَارَهَا
Transliteration:( Yawmaa izin tuhaddithu akhbaaraha )

4. That day it will narrate all its news (3).

بِأَنَّ رَبَّكَ أَوۡحَىٰ لَهَا
Transliteration:( Bi-anna rabbaka awhaa laha )

5. For your Lord shall Command it to do so (4).

يَوۡمَئِذٖ يَصۡدُرُ ٱلنَّاسُ أَشۡتَاتٗا لِّيُرَوۡاْ أَعۡمَٰلَهُمۡ
Transliteration:( Yawma iziny yas durun naasu ash tatal liyuraw a'maalahum )

6.On that day mankind will return in groups(5), so that they may be shown their deeds (6).

فَمَن يَعۡمَلۡ مِثۡقَالَ ذَرَّةٍ خَيۡرٗا يَرَهُۥ
Transliteration:( Famaiy ya'mal mithqala zarratin khai raiy-yarah )

7. Then whosoever has done a good deed of an atom's weight shall see it.

وَمَن يَعۡمَلۡ مِثۡقَالَ ذَرَّةٖ شَرّٗا يَرَهُۥ
Transliteration:( Wa maiy-y'amal mithqala zarratin sharraiy-yarah )

8. And whosoever has done an evil deed of an atom's weight shall see it.

Surah Az-Zalzalah English Translation and Transliteration

In Surah Az-Zalzalah you can read the translation of Ahmad Raza Khan who was a renowned scholar of the Islamic world and his translation book is known as Kanzul Imaan. You can read the transliteration of Surah Az-Zalzalah which will help you to understand how to read the Arabic text. Apart from that, we have included a Word-By-Word English Translation of the Arabic text of Surah Az-Zalzalah.

Surah Az-Zalzalah English Tafsir/Tafseer (Commentry)

In Surah Az-Zalzalah we have included two Tafseer (Commentary) in English. The first one is from Mufti Ahmad Yaar Khan who was a well-known scholar. In this tafsir, we have also included the most popular Tafsir Ibn-Kathir which is the most comprehensive tafsir available in the world. You can read both or any one of your choice.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are 8 verses / Ayat in Surah Az-Zalzalah

Surah Az-Zalzalah was revealed in Madinah

Surah Az-Zalzalah can be found in Juz or Para 30

There are 1/3 Ruku in Surah Az-Zalzalah

Surah number of Surah Az-Zalzalah is 99

The meaning of Surah Az-Zalzalah is The Earthquake

You can find English Translation, Transliteration and Tafseer/Tafsir of Surah Al-Zalzalah here at quran4ever.com. Here two tafseer are currently.One is Tafsir Ibn-Kathir and another one is Tafsir-e-Naeemi.

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