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at-Takwir (The Overthrowing, The Cessation)
as rendered by Arthur John Arberry
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Arthur John Arberry rendition of Surah The Overthrowing, The Cessation(at-Takwir)
81:1 When the sun shall be darkened,
81:2 when the stars shall be thrown down,
81:3 when the mountains shall be set moving,
81:4 when the pregnant camels shall be neglected,
81:5 when the savage beasts shall be mustered,
81:6 when the seas shall be set boiling,
81:7 when the souls shall be coupled,
81:8 when the buried infant shall be asked
81:9 for what sin she was slain,
81:10 when the scrolls shall be unrolled,
81:11 when heaven shall be stripped off;
81:12 when Hell shall be set blazing,
81:13 when Paradise shall be brought nigh,
81:14 then shall a soul know what it has produced.
81:15 No! I swear by the slinkers,
81:16 the runners, the sinkers,
81:17 by the night swarming,
81:18 by the dawn sighing,
81:19 truly this is the word of a noble Messenger
81:20 having power, with the Lord of the Throne secure,
81:21 obeyed, moreover trusty.
81:22 Your companion is not possessed;
81:23 he truly saw him on the clear horizon;
81:24 he is not niggardly of the Unseen.
81:25 And it is not the word of an accursed Satan;
81:26 where then are you going?
81:27 It is naught but a Reminder unto all beings,
81:28 for whosoever of you who would go straight;
81:29 but will you shall not, unless God wills, the Lord of all Being.


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