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Surah Balad Ayat 13 in Arabic Text

فَكُّ رَقَبَةٍ
Fakku raqabah

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 13

Sahih International
It is the freeing of a slave

Yusuf Ali
(It is:) freeing the bondman;

Abul Ala Maududi
It is freeing someone’s neck from slavery;

Muhsin Khan
(It is) Freeing a neck (slave, etc.)

Pickthall
(It is) to free a slave,

Dr. Ghali
It is the freeing of a slave, (Literally: the untying of a neck)

Abdel Haleem
It is to free a slave,

Quran 90 Verse 13 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Balad ayat 13, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(90:13) It is freeing someone’s neck from slavery;


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Balad verse 13 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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