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Surah Takwir Ayat 3 in Arabic Text

وَإِذَا ٱلْجِبَالُ سُيِّرَتْ
Wa izal jibaalu suyyirat

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 3

Sahih International
And when the mountains are removed

Yusuf Ali
When the mountains vanish (like a mirage);

Abul Ala Maududi
when the mountains shall be set in motion,

Muhsin Khan
And when the mountains shall made to pass away;

Pickthall
And when the hills are moved,

Dr. Ghali
And when the mountains will be made to travel,

Abdel Haleem
when the mountains are set in motion,

Quran 81 Verse 3 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Takwir ayat 3, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(81:3) when the mountains shall be set in motion,[3]


3. In other words, the earth will also lose its force of gravity because of which the mountains have weight and are firmly set in the earth. Thus, when there is no more gravity the mountains will be uprooted from their places and becoming weightless will start moving and flying as the clouds move in the atmosphere.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Takwir verse 3 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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