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Surah Balad Ayat 12 in Arabic Text

وَمَآ أَدْرَىٰكَ مَا ٱلْعَقَبَةُ
Wa maaa adraaka mal’aqabah

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 12

Sahih International
And what can make you know what is [breaking through] the difficult pass?

Yusuf Ali
And what will explain to thee the path that is steep?-

Abul Ala Maududi
And what do you know what that difficult steep is?

Muhsin Khan
And what will make you know the path that is steep?

Pickthall
Ah, what will convey unto thee what the Ascent is! –

Dr. Ghali
And what makes you realize what the uneven track is?

Abdel Haleem
What will explain to you what the steep path is?

Quran 90 Verse 12 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Balad 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

(90:12) And what do you know what that difficult steep is?


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Balad verse 12 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Balad ayat 11 which provides the complete commentary from verse 11 through 20.

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