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Surah Takwir Ayat 17 in Arabic Text

وَٱلَّيْلِ إِذَا عَسْعَسَ
Wallaili izaa ‘as’as

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 17

Sahih International
And by the night as it closes in

Yusuf Ali
And the Night as it dissipates;

Abul Ala Maududi
and by the night as it recedes,

Muhsin Khan
And by the night as it departs;

Pickthall
And the close of night,

Dr. Ghali
And by the night when it darkens, (Or: swarms)

Abdel Haleem
by the night that descends,

Quran 81 Verse 17 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Takwir ayat 17, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(81:17) and by the night as it recedes,


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Takwir verse 17 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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