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Surah Al-An’am Ayat 76 in Arabic Text

فَلَمَّا جَنَّ عَلَيْهِ ٱلَّيْلُ رَءَا كَوْكَبًۭا ۖ قَالَ هَـٰذَا رَبِّى ۖ فَلَمَّآ أَفَلَ قَالَ لَآ أُحِبُّ ٱلْـَٔافِلِينَ
Falammaa janna ‘alaihil lailu ra aa kawkabaan qaala haaza Rabbee falammaaa afala qaala laaa uhibbul aafileen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 76

Sahih International
So when the night covered him [with darkness], he saw a star. He said, “This is my lord.” But when it set, he said, “I like not those that disappear.”

Yusuf Ali
When the night covered him over, He saw a star: He said: “This is my Lord.” But when it set, He said: “I love not those that set.”

Abul Ala Maududi
Then, when the night outspread over him, he beheld a star, and said: ‘This is my Lord.’ But when it went down, he said: ‘I do not love the things that go down.’

Muhsin Khan
When the night covered him over with darkness he saw a star. He said: “This is my lord.” But when it set, he said: “I like not those that set.”

Pickthall
When the night grew dark upon him he beheld a star. He said: This is my Lord. But when it set, he said: I love not things that set.

Dr. Ghali
So as soon as the night outspread over him, he saw a planet. He said, “This is my Lord.” Then, as soon as it set, (Literally: waned, faded) he said, “I do not love the setting (things).”

Abdel Haleem
When the night grew dark over him he saw a star and said, ‘This is my Lord,’ but when it set, he said, ‘I do not like things that set.’

Quran 6 Verse 76 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-An’am ayat 76, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(6:76) Then, when the night outspread over him, he beheld a star, and said: This is my Lord.’ But when it went down, he said: ‘I do not love the things that go down.’


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Anam verse 76 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Anam ayat 74 which provides the complete commentary from verse 74 through 79.

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