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Surah Al-Anbiya Ayat 32 in Arabic Text

وَجَعَلۡنَا ٱلسَّمَآءَ سَقۡفٗا مَّحۡفُوظٗاۖ وَهُمۡ عَنۡ ءَايَٰتِهَا مُعۡرِضُونَ
Wa ja’alnas samaaa’a saqfam mahfoozanw wa hum ‘an Aayaatihaa mu’ridoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 32

Sahih International
And We made the sky a protected ceiling, but they, from its signs, are turning away.

Yusuf Ali
And We have made the heavens as a canopy well guarded: yet do they turn away from the Signs which these things (point to)!

Abul Ala Maududi
and We made the sky a secure canopy; and yet they turn away from these Signs.

Muhsin Khan
And We have made the heaven a roof, safe and well guarded. Yet they turn away from its signs (i.e. sun, moon, winds, clouds, etc.).

Pickthall
And we have made the sky a roof withheld (from them). Yet they turn away from its portents.

Dr. Ghali
And We have made the heaven as a roof well-preserved, and (yet still) from its signs they are veering away.

Abdel Haleem
and We made the sky a well-secured canopy- yet from its wonders they turn away.

Quran 21 Verse 32 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Anbiya ayat 32, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(21:32) and We made the sky a secure canopy;[33] and yet they turn away from these Signs.[34]


33. For explanation, see (Surah Al-Hijr, E. Ns 8 and 10-12).

34. That is, those signs which are in the sky.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Anbiya verse 32 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Anbiya ayat 30 which provides the complete commentary from verse 30 through 33.

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