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Surah Takwir Ayat 16 in Arabic Text

ٱلْجَوَارِ ٱلْكُنَّسِ
Al jawaaril kunnas

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 16

Sahih International
Those that run [their courses] and disappear –

Yusuf Ali
Go straight, or hide;

Abul Ala Maududi
that hide,

Muhsin Khan
And by the planets that move swiftly and hide themselves,

Pickthall
The stars which rise and set,

Dr. Ghali
The running “stars”, the constant sinkers,

Abdel Haleem
that recede, move, and hide,

Quran 81 Verse 16 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Takwir ayat 16, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(81:16) that hide,


There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Takwir verse 16 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Takwir ayat 15 which provides the complete commentary from verse 15 through 29.

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