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  Sura 84 of the Quran  
سورة الانشقاق
Sūrat al-Inshiqāq
The Sundering

Arabic text · English translation

Classification Meccan
Other names (Eng.) Splitting Open, The Rending
Position Juz' 30
Structure 25 verses, 108 words, 436 letters

Sūrat al-Inshiqāq (Arabic: سورة الانشقاق‎, "The Sundering, Splitting Open") is the 84th sura of the Qur'an with 25 ayat. It mentions details of the Day of Judgement when everyone will be questioned about their deeds in this world.

According to hadith "Whoever wants to see the Qiyamah with his/her eyes should read the verses of at-Takwir, al-Infitar and al-Inshiqaq."[1] Hadith also narrates that Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, had prostrated in its recitation.[2][3]


  1. ^ Tirmidhi, Tafsir: 81; Ahmad: 2/27, 36, 100–5/452
  2. ^ Muwatta Imam Malik, USC-MSA web (English) reference: Book 15, Hadith 12; Arabic reference: Book 15, Hadith 484
  3. ^ Grade: Sahih (Al-Albani); Reference: Sunan Abi Dawud 1408; in-book reference: Book 7, Hadith 8; English translation: Book 7, Hadith 1403

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