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Verse (81:1) - English Translation


Welcome to the Quranic Arabic Corpus, an annotated linguistic resource for the Holy Quran. This page shows seven parallel translations in English for the first verse of chapter 81 (sūrat l-takwīr). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (81) sūrat l-takwīr (The Overthrowing)

Sahih International: When the sun is wrapped up [in darkness]

Pickthall: When the sun is overthrown,

Yusuf Ali: When the sun (with its spacious light) is folded up;

Shakir: When the sun is covered,

Muhammad Sarwar: (On the day) when the sun is made to cease shining,

Mohsin Khan: When the sun Kuwwirat (wound round and lost its light and is overthrown ).

Arberry: When the sun shall be darkened,

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