The Assaulters Tafsir
In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful
By the racers, panting
Allah takes an oath by the strong and fast horses as they pant at full speed.
And the producers of sparks striking
And an oath by the sparks which come from their hooves striking the ground.
And the chargers at dawn
And the riders of these horses as they charge at full speed.
Stirring up thereby [clouds of] dust
And by the clouds of dust which arise as a result of the charging horses.
Arriving thereby in the center collectively
And by the horses and their riders as they arrive in the midst of an enemy.
Indeed mankind, to his Lord, is ungrateful
Indeed, people are ungrateful for the many blessings of Allah and His favors.
And indeed, he is to that a witness
And people will testify about their own actions and the evil they did.
And indeed he is, in love of wealth, intense
People are madly in love with wealth and this worldly life, becoming deceived by it.
But does he not know that when the contents of the graves are scattered
Don’t you know what is waiting for you, on the Day when people will come out of their graves for their accounting?
And that within the breasts is obtained
And everything people hid within their hearts will be made apparent?
Indeed, their Lord with them, that Day, is Acquainted
For Allah is All-Knowing and Acquainted with people’s secrets and inner thoughts.