(Revealed at Mecca - contains 29 verses - 1 section)

Allah - beginning with the name of - the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

Section 1

[Takweer 81:1] When the sunlight is rolled up.

[Takweer 81:2] And when the stars fall down.

[Takweer 81:3] And when the mountains are driven.

[Takweer 81:4] And when milch camels roam abandoned.

[Takweer 81:5] And when wild animals are herded together.

[Takweer 81:6] And when the seas are set afire.

[Takweer 81:7] And when the souls are paired.

[Takweer 81:8] And when the girl-child who was buried alive is asked.

[Takweer 81:9] Upon what sin was she killed for.

[Takweer 81:10] And when the Records of Account are laid bare.

[Takweer 81:11] And when the heaven is torn away.

[Takweer 81:12] And when hell is further enflamed.

[Takweer 81:13] And when Paradise is brought near.

[Takweer 81:14] Every soul will then come know what it has brought.

[Takweer 81:15] So by oath of those that revolve. (The planets.)

[Takweer 81:16] Who move straight and stop.

[Takweer 81:17] And by oath of the night when it turns back.

[Takweer 81:18] And by oath of the morning when it takes birth.

[Takweer 81:19] This is indeed the recitation of an honoured Noble Messenger. (Angel Jibreel – peace and blessings be upon him.)

[Takweer 81:20] The mighty, the honoured in the presence of the Lord of the Throne.

[Takweer 81:21] The one who is obeyed, and trustworthy. (Other angels obey angel Jibreel).

[Takweer 81:22] And your companion is not insane.

[Takweer 81:23] And indeed he saw him on the clear horizon. (Prophet Mohammed saw Angel Jibreel in his true shape – peace and blessings be upon them).

[Takweer 81:24] And this Prophet is not miserly upon the hidden. (Allah gave the knowledge of the hidden to the Holy Prophet – peace and blessings be upon him.)

[Takweer 81:25] And the Qur’an is not the recitation of Satan the outcast.

[Takweer 81:26] So where are you going?

[Takweer 81:27] That is but an advice to the entire creation!

[Takweer 81:28] For the one among you who wishes to become upright.

[Takweer 81:29] And what will you wish, except if Allah wills – the Lord of the Creation.


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