Meaning of Quran

At-Takwir | The Overthrowing

With the name of Allah, the All-Merciful, the Very-Merciful.

[81:1]
When the sun will be folded up,

[81:2]
and when the stars will swoop down,

[81:3]
and when the mountains will be set in motion,

[81:4]
and when the ten-months pregnant she-camels will be abandoned,

[81:5]
and when the wild beasts will be gathered together,

[81:6]
and when the seas will be flared up,

[81:7]
and when the people will be arranged in categories,

[81:8]
and when the girl-child that was buried alive will be asked,

[81:9]
for what sin she was killed,

[81:10]
and when the scrolls (of deeds) will be unrolled,

[81:11]
and when the sky will be stripped off,

[81:12]
and when the Hell will be set ablaze,

[81:13]
and when the Paradise will be brought close,

[81:14]
then everyone will know what he (or she) has put forward.

[81:15]
So, I swear by those (stars) that recede,

[81:16]
that proceed, that withdraw from the scene,

[81:17]
and by the night when it departs,

[81:18]
and the morning when it starts breathing,

[81:19]
it (the Qur‘an) is surely the word of a noble messenger (Jibra‘il X),

[81:20]
the one possessing power and a high status with the Lord of the Throne,

[81:21]
the one obeyed there, trusted.

[81:22]
Your companion (Muhammad ) is not a madman,

[81:23]
and he did see him (Jibra‘il X) on the clear horizon.

[81:24]
And he (the Prophet) is not stingy about (the news of) the unseen.

[81:25]
Nor is it the word of an outcast satan (devil).

[81:26]
Then where are you going?

[81:27]
It is nothing else but a message of advice for all the worlds,

[81:28]
for the benefit of any one from among you who intends to go straight.

[81:29]
And you cannot intend (to do anything) unless it is so willed by Allah, the Lord of all the worlds.