81. Surah At-Takwir

No. Transliteration English Arabic
1. Izash shamsu kuwwiratWhen the sun (with its spacious light) is folded up; إِذَا الشَّمْسُ كُوِّرَتْ
2. Wa izan nujoomun kadaratWhen the stars fall, losing their lustre;وَإِذَا النُّجُومُ انْكَدَرَتْ
3. Wa izal jibaalu suyyiratWhen the mountains vanish (like a mirage);وَإِذَا الْجِبَالُ سُيِّرَتْ
4. Wa izal 'ishaaru 'uttilatWhen the she-camels, ten months with young, are left untended;وَإِذَا الْعِشَارُ عُطِّلَتْ
5. Wa izal wuhooshu hushiratWhen the wild beasts are herded together (in the human habitations);وَإِذَا الْوُحُوشُ حُشِرَتْ
6. Wa izal bihaaru sujjiratWhen the oceans boil over with a swell;وَإِذَا الْبِحَارُ سُجِّرَتْ
7. Wa izan nufoosu zuwwijatWhen the souls are sorted out, (being joined, like with like);وَإِذَا النُّفُوسُ زُوِّجَتْ
8. Wa izal maw'oodatu su'ilatWhen the female (infant), buried alive, is questioned -وَإِذَا الْمَوْءُودَةُ سُئِلَتْ
9. Bi ayyi zambin qutilatFor what crime she was killed;بِأَيِّ ذَنْبٍ قُتِلَتْ
10. Wa izas suhufu nushiratWhen the scrolls are laid open;وَإِذَا الصُّحُفُ نُشِرَتْ
11. Wa izas samaaa'u kushitatWhen the world on High is unveiled;وَإِذَا السَّمَاءُ كُشِطَتْ
12. Wa izal jaheemu su'-'iratWhen the Blazing Fire is kindled to fierce heat;وَإِذَا الْجَحِيمُ سُعِّرَتْ
13. Wa izal jannatu uzlifatAnd when the Garden is brought near;-وَإِذَا الْجَنَّةُ أُزْلِفَتْ
14. 'Alimat nafsum maaa ahdarat(Then) shall each soul know what it has put forward.عَلِمَتْ نَفْسٌ مَا أَحْضَرَتْ
15. Falaaa uqsimu bil khunnasSo verily I call to witness the planets - that recede,فَلَا أُقْسِمُ بِالْخُنَّسِ
16. Al jawaaril kunnasGo straight, or hide;الْجَوَارِ الْكُنَّسِ
17. Wallaili izaa 'as'asAnd the Night as it dissipates;وَاللَّيْلِ إِذَا عَسْعَسَ
18. Wassubhi izaa tanaffasAnd the Dawn as it breathes away the darkness;-وَالصُّبْحِ إِذَا تَنَفَّسَ
19. Innahoo laqawlu rasoolin kareemVerily this is the word of a most honourable Messenger,إِنَّهُ لَقَوْلُ رَسُولٍ كَرِيمٍ
20. Zee quwwatin 'inda zil 'arshi makeenEndued with Power, with rank before the Lord of the Throne,ذِي قُوَّةٍ عِنْدَ ذِي الْعَرْشِ مَكِينٍ
21. Mutaa'in samma ameenWith authority there, (and) faithful to his trust.مُطَاعٍ ثَمَّ أَمِينٍ
22. Wa maa saahibukum bimajnoonAnd (O people!) your companion is not one possessed;وَمَا صَاحِبُكُمْ بِمَجْنُونٍ
23. Wa laqad ra aahu bilufuqil mubeenAnd without doubt he saw him in the clear horizon.وَلَقَدْ رَآهُ بِالْأُفُقِ الْمُبِينِ
24. Wa maa huwa 'alal ghaibi bidaneenNeither doth he withhold grudgingly a knowledge of the Unseen.وَمَا هُوَ عَلَى الْغَيْبِ بِضَنِينٍ
25. Wa maa huwa biqawli shaitaanir rajeemNor is it the word of an evil spirit accursed.وَمَا هُوَ بِقَوْلِ شَيْطَانٍ رَجِيمٍ
26. Fa ayna tazhaboonWhen whither go ye?فَأَيْنَ تَذْهَبُونَ
27. In huwa illaa zikrul lil'aalameenVerily this is no less than a Message to (all) the Worlds:إِنْ هُوَ إِلَّا ذِكْرٌ لِلْعَالَمِينَ
28. Liman shaaa'a minkum ai yastaqeem(With profit) to whoever among you wills to go straight:لِمَنْ شَاءَ مِنْكُمْ أَنْ يَسْتَقِيمَ
29. Wa maa tashaaa'oona illaaa ai yashaaa 'al laahu Rabbul 'AalameenBut ye shall not will except as Allah wills,- the Cherisher of the Worlds.وَمَا تَشَاءُونَ إِلَّا أَنْ يَشَاءَ اللَّهُ رَبُّ الْعَالَمِينَ
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Recitation by Mishary Al-Alfasy

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