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Muhammad Asad   
that [Last Hour] which is so near draws ever nearer
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
The approaching ˹Hour˺ has drawn near.
Safi Kaskas   
The inevitable Day draws near.

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أَزِفَتِ ٱلۡءَازِفَةُ ۝٥٧
Transliteration (2021)   
azifati l-āzifat
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
Has approached the Approaching Day.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
that [Last Hour] which is so near draws ever nearer
M. M. Pickthall   
The threatened Hour is nigh
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
The (Judgment) ever approaching draws nigh
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
The approaching ˹Hour˺ has drawn near.
Safi Kaskas   
The inevitable Day draws near.
Wahiduddin Khan   
The Hour that was to come draws ever nearer
The near event draws nigh
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
The Impending Day is impending.
What is imminent is approaching;
Abdul Hye   
The Day of Resurrection is drawing near;
The Study Quran   
The imminent is nigh
Talal Itani & AI (2024)   
The impending event is drawing near.
Talal Itani (2012)   
The inevitable is imminent
Dr. Kamal Omar   
The approaching one (i.e., the Day of Resurrection) has approached very near
M. Farook Malik   
The ever approaching (the Day of Judgment) is drawing near
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
TheImminent is imminent
Muhammad Sarwar   
The Day of Judgment is drawing nearer
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
The Imminent (Hour of Judgment) has approached
Shabbir Ahmed   
The Inevitable is now imminent. (The opponents of the Divine System will soon be subdued.
Dr. Munir Munshey   
That day, which is destined to arrive _ (the day of resurrection) _ is approaching fast
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
The (Judgment) ever approaching comes nearer
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
The Approaching Day has approached
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
The final judgement draws near
Abdel Haleem   
The imminent Hour draws nea
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
There hath approached the approaching Hour
Ahmed Ali   
What is to come is imminent
Aisha Bewley   
The Imminent is imminent!
Ali Ünal   
That (the Last Hour) which is bound to draw near has drawn near
Ali Quli Qara'i   
The Imminent [Hour] is near at hand
Hamid S. Aziz   
The threatened event (or Hour) draws nigh
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
The upcoming (Judgment Day) is coming up.
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
The Ever Approaching draws near
Musharraf Hussain   
The Judgement Day is near, and draws ever nearer,
The imminent Hour has drawn near
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
That which is inevitable draws near.
Mohammad Shafi   
The approaching [Hour] has drawn nea

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
It came near that was to come near.
Rashad Khalifa   
The inevitable is imminent.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
The Imminent is near at hand
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
And the overthrown cities, He hurled down
Muhammad Ahmed & Samira   
The Resurrection approached/neared
Bijan Moeinian   
The inevitable is imminent
Faridul Haque   
The approaching event has come near
Sher Ali   
The Hour of Judgment which was to come has drawn nigh
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
The imminent (Hour of Judgment) has drawn near
Amatul Rahman Omar   
(The Hour of punishment) that was (promised) to come has drawn nigh
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
The Day of Resurrection draws near

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry   
The Imminent is imminent
George Sale   
The approaching day of judgment draweth near
Edward Henry Palmer   
The approaching day approaches
John Medows Rodwell   
The day that must draw nigh, draweth nigh already
N J Dawood (2014)   
That which is coming is near at hand

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Fode Drame   
The momentous has drawn near.
Munir Mezyed   
The approaching day, (Last Judgment), has become imminent.
Sahib Mustaqim Bleher   
The imminent has come close.
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
That which is approaching is near.
Fadel Soliman, Bridges‘ Translation   
The inevitable is imminent;
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
The Day of Resurrection is approaching;
Samy Mahdy   
The Imminent event came near.
Ahmed Hulusi   
That which nears (death) has neared!
Mir Aneesuddin   
The approaching one draws near,
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur‘an al-Karim   
The inevitable Day of Judgment is drawing near
The Wise Quran   
The approaching day approaches;

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
The (Judgment) ever approaching draws nigh
OLD Literal Word for Word   
Has approached the Approaching Day
OLD Transliteration   
Azifati al-azifatu