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Surah Takwir Ayat 11 in Arabic Text

وَإِذَا ٱلسَّمَآءُ كُشِطَتْ
Wa izas samaaa’u kushitat

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 11

Sahih International
And when the sky is stripped away

Yusuf Ali
When the world on High is unveiled;

Abul Ala Maududi
and when Heaven is laid bare;

Muhsin Khan
And when the heaven shall be stripped off and taken away from its place;

Pickthall
And when the sky is torn away,

Dr. Ghali
And when the heaven will be scraped off,

Abdel Haleem
when the sky is stripped away,

Quran 81 Verse 11 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Takwir ayat 11, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(81:11) and when Heaven is laid bare;[10]


10. That is, everything which is hidden from view now will become visible. Now one can only see empty space, or the clouds, hanging dust, the moon, the sun or stars, but at that time the Kingdom of God will appear in full view before the people, without any veil in between, in its true reality.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Takwir verse 11 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Takwir ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 14.

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