Surah At-Takwir: Verse 2 - وإذا النجوم انكدرت... - English

Tafsir of Verse 2, Surah At-Takwir

وَإِذَا ٱلنُّجُومُ ٱنكَدَرَتْ

English Translation

And when the stars fall, dispersing,

English Transliteration

Waitha alnnujoomu inkadarat

Tafsir of Verse 2

when the stars shall be thrown down,

When the stars fall, losing their lustre;

وَإِذَا النُّجُومُ انكَدَرَ‌تْ (and when the stars will swoop down...81:2). The word inkadarat is derived from inkidar and it denotes 'to fall'. The righteous predecessors have interpreted it thus. It signifies that all the stars from the sky will fall into the oceans as explained in the preceding verses.

Verse 2 - Surah At-Takwir: (وإذا النجوم انكدرت...) - English