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Muhammad Asad   
And what could make thee conceive what that sudden calamity will be
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And what will make you realize what the Striking Disaster is?
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And how would you know what is the striking calamity?

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Arabic   
‏وَمَآ أَدْرَىٰكَ مَا ٱلْقَارِعَةُ ‎
Transliteration (2021)   
wamā adrāka mā l-qāriʿat
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
  
And what will make you know what (is) the Striking Calamity?

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
And what could make thee conceive what that sudden calamity will be
M. M. Pickthall   
Ah, what will convey unto thee what the Calamity is
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
And what will explain to thee what the (Day) of Noise and Clamour is
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
And what will make you realize what the Striking Disaster is?
Safi Kaskas   
And how would you know what is the striking calamity?
Wahiduddin Khan   
Would that you knew what the Clatterer is
Shakir   
And what will make you comprehend what the terrible calamity is
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
And what will cause thee to recognize what the Disaster is?
T.B.Irving   
What will make you realize something is going to stun [you]?
Abdul Hye   
What will make you know what the striking Hour is?
The Study Quran   
And what shall apprise thee of the calamity
Dr. Kamal Omar   
And what made you realise what is the great Calamity
Farook Malik   
And what will explain to you what the Qariah is
Talal A. Itani (new translation)   
What will explain to you what the Shocker is
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
And what makes you realize what the Smiter is
Muhammad Sarwar   
Would that you knew what the crash is
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
And what may let you know what the Striking Event is
Shabbir Ahmed   
Ah, What will convey to you what it is, the Catastrophe
Dr. Munir Munshey   
What do you suppose is that awesome disaster
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
And what will explain to you what is the (Day) of Noise and Chaos
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
And what can make you know what is the Striking Calamity
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
And how would you know what the Shocker i
Abdel Haleem   
What will explain to you what the Crashing Blow is
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
What shall Make thee know that which the Striking is
Ahmed Ali   
How will you comprehend what the startling calamity is? -
Aisha Bewley   
What will convey to you what the Crashing Blow is?
Ali Ünal   
What enables you to perceive what the sudden, mighty strike is
Ali Quli Qara'i   
What will show you what is the Catastrophe
Hamid S. Aziz   
And what will convey to you what the calamity is
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
And do you know what the pounding disaster is
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
And what will explain to you what the Disaster is
Musharraf Hussain   
What can explain the reality of the Sudden Calamity to you?
Maududi   
And what do you know what the Calamity is
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
And how would you know what the Shocker is?
Mohammad Shafi   
And what do you know what the Sudden Calamity is

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
And what has made you known what is the frightening calamity?
Rashad Khalifa   
KHALIFA:Do you have any idea what the Shocker is
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
What shall let you know what the Clatterer is
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
And what will make thee know how terrible is the calamity
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira   
And what made you know/informed you what the resurrection/disaster/calamity (is)
Bijan Moeinian   
What do you know about the day of Great Disaster
Faridul Haque   
And what have you understood, what the event that terrifies the hearts is
Sher Ali   
And what should make thee know what the Great Calamity is
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
And what have you made out what the high-scale jolt and thunder implies
Amatul Rahman Omar   
What should make you know how very severe and destructive the Disastrous Rattling is
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
And what will make you know what the striking (Hour) is

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry   
And what shall teach thee what is the Clatterer
George Sale   
And what shall make thee to understand how terrible the striking will be
Edward Henry Palmer   
And what shall make thee know what the smiting is
John Medows Rodwell   
Who shall teach thee what the Blow is
N J Dawood (2014)   
Would that you knew what the Disaster is

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
What will explain to you the calamity?
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
What will make you realize what is The stunning [blow]?
Sayyid Qutb   
Would that you knew what the striker is!
Ahmed Hulusi   
Do you know what the Qaria is?
Torres Al Haneef (partial translation)   
"O, what will make you understand what the terrible disaster is?"
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim   
You just do not know what is like this violent collision
Mir Aneesuddin   
And what will make you realize what the calamity is? (It will befall on)

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
And what will explain to thee what the (Day) of Noise and Clamour is
OLD Literal Word for Word   
And what will make you know what (is) the Striking Calamity