English Translation and Commentary of the Holy Quran (2010)

by Maulana Muhammad Ali

Chapter 64: At-Taghabun — The Manifestation of Losses (Revealed at Madinah: 2 sections, 18 verses)


This chapter refers in v. 9 to the day of the Manifestation of Losses. It not only warns the disbelievers of the evil consequences of their deeds but also exhorts the believers to continue their march towards spiritual advancement and not to be led away by worldly attractions. Not only will disbelievers find their losses manifested on a certain day, but believers will also find such losses manifested if they have been remiss in fulfilling their obligations. This chapter was revealed in the early days at Madinah.

List of Sections (Rukus):

  1. Disbelievers Warned (Verses 64:1–64:10)
  2. An Exhortation (Verses 64:11–64:18)