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Surah Haqqah Ayat 16 in Arabic Text

وَٱنشَقَّتِ ٱلسَّمَآءُ فَهِىَ يَوْمَئِذٍۢ وَاهِيَةٌۭ
Wanshaqqatis samaaa’u fahiya yawma ‘izinw-waahiyah

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 16

Sahih International
And the heaven will split [open], for that Day it is infirm.

Yusuf Ali
And the sky will be rent asunder, for it will that Day be flimsy,

Abul Ala Maududi
when the sky will be rent asunder, the grip holding it together having loosened on that Day,

Muhsin Khan
And the heaven will split asunder, for that Day it (the heaven will be frail (weak), and torn up,

Pickthall
And the heaven will split asunder, for that day it will be frail.

Dr. Ghali
1 And the heaven will be cloven. So, upon that Day it will be (very) frail,

Abdel Haleem
The sky will be torn apart on that Day, it will be so frail.

Quran 69 Verse 16 Explanation

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

(69:16) when the sky will be rent asunder, the grip holding it together having loosened on that Day,


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Haqqah verse 16 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Haqqah ayat 13 which provides the complete commentary from verse 13 through 18.

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