أَلْهَاكُمُ التَّكَاثُرُ
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Competition for more ˹gains˺ diverts you ˹from Allah˺,

حَتَّىٰ زُرْتُمُ الْمَقَابِرَ
Dr. Mustafa Khattab until you end up in ˹your˺ graves.1

كَلَّا سَوْفَ تَعْلَمُونَ
Dr. Mustafa Khattab But no! You will soon come to know.

ثُمَّ كَلَّا سَوْفَ تَعْلَمُونَ
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Again, no! You will soon come to know.

كَلَّا لَوْ تَعْلَمُونَ عِلْمَ الْيَقِينِ
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Indeed, if you were to know ˹your fate˺ with certainty, ˹you would have acted differently˺.

لَتَرَوُنَّ الْجَحِيمَ
Dr. Mustafa Khattab ˹But˺ you will surely see the Hellfire.

ثُمَّ لَتَرَوُنَّهَا عَيْنَ الْيَقِينِ
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Again, you will surely see it with the eye of certainty.

ثُمَّ لَتُسْأَلُنَّ يَوْمَئِذٍ عَنِ النَّعِيمِ
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Then, on that Day, you will definitely be questioned about ˹your worldly˺ pleasures.