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89:21 Nay! When the earth is pounded to powder

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Nay! When the earth is pounded to powder,

(No! When the earth will be crushed thoroughly
to be turned into bits.. .89:21). The word dakk literally means ‘to pound or
crush a thing into bits and pieces’. This refers to the earthquakes that will
crush and ground the mountains to dust. The world will thus be dissolved.
This will be the first stage of Resurrection. When this stage of
Resurrection ends, the second stage of Resurrection will begin. The word
dakkan is repeated in order to show that there will be a series of
earthquakes before the dissolution of the world

References:

Shafi, Muhammad (2008). Maariful Quran. (Vol .8 surah 89 verse 21)English-MaarifulQuran-MuftiShafiUsmaniRA-Vol-8.pdf (islamicweblibrary.com)

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