١. أَلْهَاكُمُ التَّكَاثُرُ
1. Alhakumu alttakathuru
English Translation
Competition in [worldly] increase diverts you
THE AVARICE OF plenitude keeps you occupied
The craving for excess wealth kept you people neglectful.
Gross rivalry diverts you,
The emulous desire of abundance engrosseth you,
The mutual rivalry for piling up of worldly things diverts you,
Abundance distracts you.
The craving for ever-greater worldly gains and to excel others in that regard keeps you occupied
The mutual increase diverts you,
Rivalry in worldly increase distracteth you
Rivalry [and vainglory] distracted you
The excessive gathering (of increase and boasting) occupied you (from worshipping and obeying)
The desire to have more of the worldly gains have pre-occupied you so much (that you have neglected remembring God),
Abundance diverts you,
Greed for more and more distracted you [from God]
The mutual rivalry for piling up (the good things of this world) diverts you (from the more serious things),
Surah 102
Quran Surah At-Takaathur ( Verse 1 ) with English Translation أَلْهَاكُمُ التَّكَاثُرُ