Surah Al-Waqia

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The Imminent


Name of Chapter and Reason for its Name

This chapter is called Surah Al-Waqia. One of the names used for the Day of Judgement is Al-Waqia, which can be translated as: The Event, the Occurrence, and the Imminent. This chapter explains that event whose realization is inevitable. [1], Volume 19, Page 119)), ((Mahmud Zamakhshari, Al-Kashaf an Haqaiq Ghawami dilaai() Volume Page a i i ita Volume Page

Chapter Number

This surah is the 56th chapter in the Quran.

Number of Verses

This chapter has 96 verses in it.


  1. Muhammad Husayn Tabatabai, Al-Mizan fi Tafsir al-Quran (Beirut: Muassasa al-Ilmi li al-Matbuat, (1997