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Surah At-Takweer English Translation,Transliteration Tafsir [1-10]

About the surah At-Takwir

Surah At-Takwir (Arabic text: التكوير‎) is the 81st chapter of the Qur'an, and it consists of 29 verses, titled "The Overthrowing".

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The summary/theme of the surah At-Takwir:

It is possible to divide this Surah into two major themes. The first theme is highlighted in the opening verses, which contain signs regarding the Hereafter and the coming of some great changes regarding the end of this world and the beginning of the Next World; the Resurrection.

Lesson learned from the surah At-Takwir:

1. Innocent girls buried alive will be granted justice on the Day of Judgement.  

2. The records of each person’s deeds will be available on that Day.  

3. Each soul shall come to know of his/her good deeds, and their consequent outcome.  

4. The Prophet ﷺ was far from mad, contrary to what the Makkans claimed.  

5. The Prophet ﷺ saw Jibrīl in his original form.  

6. The Prophet ﷺ wasn’t miserly in conveying the message of Allāh. Rather, he conveyed all that he had to.  

7. The Qur’ān is a reminder to theworlds.  

8. Our wishes cannot become realities unless Allāh wishes. 


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بِسۡمِ ٱللَّهِ ٱلرَّحۡمَٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ


إِذَا ٱلشَّمۡسُ كُوِّرَتۡ
Transliteration:( Izash shamsu kuwwirat )

1. When the sunshine is folded up (2).

وَإِذَا ٱلنُّجُومُ ٱنكَدَرَتۡ
Transliteration:( Wa izan nujoomun kadarat )

2.And when the stars fall off.

وَإِذَا ٱلۡجِبَالُ سُيِّرَتۡ
Transliteration:( Wa izal jibaalu suyyirat )

3. And when the mountains are made to move.

وَإِذَا ٱلۡعِشَارُ عُطِّلَتۡ
Transliteration:( Wa izal 'ishaaru 'uttilat )

4. And when the pregnant she-camels are abandoned (3).

وَإِذَا ٱلۡوُحُوشُ حُشِرَتۡ
Transliteration:( Wa izal wuhooshu hushirat )

5. And when the savage beasts (4) are gathered together.
Topic Discussed: Day of Judgement Qayamah   | Beast   |

وَإِذَا ٱلۡبِحَارُ سُجِّرَتۡ
Transliteration:( Wa izal bihaaru sujjirat )

6. And when the seas are kindled (5).

وَإِذَا ٱلنُّفُوسُ زُوِّجَتۡ
Transliteration:( Wa izan nufoosu zuwwijat )

7. And when the human souls are paired (6).

وَإِذَا ٱلۡمَوۡءُۥدَةُ سُئِلَتۡ
Transliteration:( Wa izal maw'oodatu su'ilat )

8. And when the female child buried alive is questioned (7) about.
Topic Discussed: Girl Child   | Children(Fetus)   | Female(Word)   |

بِأَيِّ ذَنۢبٖ قُتِلَتۡ
Transliteration:( Bi ayyi zambin qutilat )

9. For what crime was she killed (8)?
Topic Discussed: Children(Fetus)   | Girl Child   | Crime   |

وَإِذَا ٱلصُّحُفُ نُشِرَتۡ
Transliteration:( Wa izas suhufu nushirat )

10. And when the sheets of (accounts) are opened.

Surah At-Takweer English Translation and Transliteration

In Surah At-Takweer you can read the translation of Ahmad Raza Khan who was a renowned scholar of the Islamic world and his translation book is known as Kanzul Imaan. You can read the transliteration of Surah At-Takweer which will help you to understand how to read the Arabic text. Apart from that, we have included a Word-By-Word English Translation of the Arabic text of Surah At-Takweer.

Surah At-Takweer English Tafsir/Tafseer (Commentry)

In Surah At-Takweer we have included two Tafseer (Commentary) in English. The first one is from Mufti Ahmad Yaar Khan who was a well-known scholar. In this tafsir, we have also included the most popular Tafsir Ibn-Kathir which is the most comprehensive tafsir available in the world. You can read both or any one of your choice.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are 29 verses / Ayat in Surah At-Takweer

Surah At-Takweer was revealed in Makkah

Surah At-Takweer can be found in Juz or Para 30

There are 1 Ruku in Surah At-Takweer

Surah number of Surah At-Takweer is 81

The meaning of Surah At-Takweer is The Folding Up, The Overthrowing, Shrouding in Darkness

You can find English Translation, Transliteration and Tafseer/Tafsir of Surah At-Takweer here at quran4ever.com. Here two tafseer are currently.One is Tafsir Ibn-Kathir and another one is Tafsir-e-Naeemi.

Dear bothers and sisters as a Sunni Muslim we cannot say any Translation and Tafseer was as long it conforms with the 4 school of thoughts. But here at quran4ever.com, we have included Tafsir Ibn-Kathir which is most comprehensive tafsir. Apart from that we have also included tafsir of Mufti Ahmad Yaar khan, Tafsir-e-Naeemi of Surah At-Takweer.

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