Marmaduke Pickthall, The Meaning of The Glorious Koran. An Explanatory Translation (1930)

SÛRAH CII

At-Takâthur takes its name from a word in the first verse.

A very early Meccan Sûrah.

Rivalry in Wordly Increase

Revealed at Mecca
In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.

1. Rivalry in worldly increase distracteth you

2. Until ye come to the graves.

3. Nay, but ye will come to know!

4. Nay, but ye will come to know!

5. Nay, would that ye knew (now) with a sure knowledge!

6. For ye will behold hell-fire.

7. Aye, ye will behold it with sure vision.

8. Then, on that day, ye will be asked concerning pleasure.

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Marmaduke Pickthall, The Meaning of The Glorious Koran. An Explanatory Translation, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, Consulted online at “Quran Archive - Texts and Studies on the Quran” on 02 Oct. 2022: http://quran-archive.org/explorer/marmaduke-pickthall/1930?page=672