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Surah Mulk Ayat 13 in Arabic Text

وَأَسِرُّوا۟ قَوْلَكُمْ أَوِ ٱجْهَرُوا۟ بِهِۦٓ ۖ إِنَّهُۥ عَلِيمٌۢ بِذَاتِ ٱلصُّدُورِ
Wa asirroo qawlakum awijharoo bih; innahoo ‘aleemum bizaatis sudoor

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 13

Sahih International
And conceal your speech or publicize it; indeed, He is Knowing of that within the breasts.

Yusuf Ali
And whether ye hide your word or publish it, He certainly has (full) knowledge, of the secrets of (all) hearts.

Abul Ala Maududi
Whether you speak in secrecy or aloud, (it is all the same to Allah). He even knows the secrets that lie hidden in the breasts of people.

Muhsin Khan
And whether you keep your talk secret or disclose it, verily, He is the All-Knower of what is in the breasts (of men).

Pickthall
And keep your opinion secret or proclaim it, lo! He is Knower of all that is in the breasts (of men).

Dr. Ghali
And be secret in your speech, or say it aloud; surely He is Ever-Knowing of the (inmost thoughts) within the breasts (Literally: what the breasts own).

Abdel Haleem
Whether you keep your words secret or state them openly, He knows the contents of every heart.

Quran 67 Verse 13 Explanation

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

(67:13) Whether you speak in secrecy or aloud, (it is all the same to Allah). He even knows the secrets that lie hidden in the breasts of people.[20]


20. The address is to all human beings, whether they are believers or unbelievers. For the believer, it contains the admonition that while living his life in the world he should always remember that not only his open and hidden deeds but even his secret intentions and innermost thoughts are not hidden from Allah. And for the unbeliever, the warning that he may do whatever he may please fearless of God, but nothing that he does can remain un-noticed and unseen by Him.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Mulk verse 13 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Mulk ayat 12 which provides the complete commentary from verse 12 through 15.

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