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Sura 75
Aya 1

Chapter 75

Resurrection
al-Qiyāmah ( القيامة )

40 verses • revealed at Meccan

»The surah that opens with the emphatic oath of the Divine One swearing by the looming day of Resurrection. It takes its name from verse 1, which mentions the Day of Resurrection. The surah dealing with the Day of Resurrection and man’s denial of that Day. God’s power is convincingly described in several vignettes (verse 3 ff., verse 26 ff. and verse 34 ff.). The third paragraph instructs the Prophet on appropriate reception of the revelation (verse 16 ff.), and thereby serves to emphasize that the Quran is indeed God’s word.«

The surah is also known as: Day of Resurrection, The Rising.

بِسمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحمٰنِ الرَّحيمِ

Hamid Aziz: In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful.

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لا أُقسِمُ بِيَومِ القِيامَةِ

Hamid Aziz

Nay! I swear by (or call to witness) the Day of Resurrection.