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Surah Alaq Ayat 16 in Arabic Text

نَاصِيَةٍۢ كَـٰذِبَةٍ خَاطِئَةٍۢ
Nasiyatin kazi batin khaatiah

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 16

Sahih International
A lying, sinning forelock.

Yusuf Ali
A lying, sinful forelock!

Abul Ala Maududi
by the lying forelock steeped in sin.

Muhsin Khan
A lying, sinful forelock!

Pickthall
The lying, sinful forelock –

Dr. Ghali
A lying, sinful forelock.

Abdel Haleem
his lying, sinful forehead.

Quran 96 Verse 16 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Alaq ayat 16, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(96:16) by the lying forelock steeped in sin.[13]


13. The forelock here implies the person with the forelock.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Alaq verse 16 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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