Verse. 6159

١٠١ - ٱلْقَارِعَة

101 - Al-Qaria

مَا الْقَارِعَۃُ۝۲ۚ
Ma alqariAAatu


Ahmed Ali

What is the startling calamity?



'Abdullāh Ibn 'Abbās / Muḥammad al-Fīrūzabādī

تفسير : what is the calamity?) he says: the hour! what is the hour? he said this to arouse his wonder; the hour is called calamity because it shakes people's hearts.

Jalāl al-Dīn al-Maḥallī

تفسير : what is the clattering blow? — [intended] to emphasise its awesomeness (mā’l-qāri‘a: both of these [elements] constitute a subject and a predicate, and [together] the predicate of [the first] al-qāri‘a).

Sahl al-Tustari

تفسير : the crashing blow! ! what is the crashing blow?he said:god strikes his enemies a crashing blow through his punishment.