Recitation of Verses from Sura 75 of the Qurʾan

Page from Qur'an manuscript with Arabic script in black and gold calligraphy and gold ornamentation on right

Imam Muhammad Nabeel of the American Muslim Center in Everett, Massachusetts, recites verses from Sura (chapter) 75 of the Qurʾan. Surat al-Qiyamah concerns the Day of Resurrection, when human beings will be resurrected and brought before God for judgement.

Listen to the recitation of verses from Sura 75 here, or visit the Arts of Islamic Cultures gallery to see them in calligraphic form (object record).

The first three verses of Surat al-Qiyamah are written on the bottom of this Qurʾan page, below the gold heading. They can be translated as: “I do swear by the Day of Resurrection. And I do swear by the self-reproaching soul. Do people think We cannot reassemble their bones.”