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Surah Alaq Ayat 12 in Arabic Text

أَوْ أَمَرَ بِٱلتَّقْوَىٰٓ
Au amara bit taqwaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 12

Sahih International
Or enjoins righteousness?

Yusuf Ali
Or enjoins Righteousness?

Abul Ala Maududi
and enjoins piety?

Muhsin Khan
Or enjoins piety?

Pickthall
Or enjoineth piety?

Dr. Ghali
Or he commands (people) to piety?

Abdel Haleem
or encourages true piety?

Quran 96 Verse 12 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Alaq ayat 12, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(96:12) and enjoins piety?


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Alaq verse 12 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Alaq ayat 6 which provides the complete commentary from verse 6 through 19.

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