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Surah Ala Ayat 18 in Arabic Text

إِنَّ هَـٰذَا لَفِى ٱلصُّحُفِ ٱلْأُولَىٰ
Inna haazaa lafis suhu fil oolaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 18

Sahih International
Indeed, this is in the former scriptures,

Yusuf Ali
And this is in the Books of the earliest (Revelation),-

Abul Ala Maududi
This, indeed, was in the ancient Scrolls,

Muhsin Khan
Verily! This is in the former Scriptures,

Pickthall
Lo! This is in the former scrolls.

Dr. Ghali
Surely this is in the earliest Scrolls,

Abdel Haleem
All this is in the earlier scriptures,

Quran 87 Verse 18 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ala ayat 18, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(87:18) This, indeed, was in the ancient Scrolls,


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Ala verse 18 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Al-Ala ayat 14 which provides the complete commentary from verse 14 through 19.

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