Surah MULK Ayah 13 in Arabic Text:
وَأَسِرُّوا قَوْلَكُمْ أَوِ اجْهَرُوا بِهِ ۖ إِنَّهُ عَلِيمٌ بِذَاتِ الصُّدُورِ
Izaaa ulqoo feehaa sami’oo lahaa shaheeqanw wa hiya tafoor
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).
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).
SAHIH INTERNATIONAL And conceal your speech or publicize it; indeed, He is Knowing of that within the breasts.
MUFTI TAQI USMANI Whether you keep your talk secret or make it aloud, He knows well what lies in the hearts.
ABDUL HALEEM Whether you keep your words secret or state them openly, He knows the contents of every heart.
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.
DR. MUSTAFA KHATTAB Whether you speak secretly or openly—He surely knows best what is ˹hidden˺ in the heart.
Surah Mulk Ayat 13 Tafseer / Commentary
Here you can expand your knowledge on ayah 13 of Surah Mulk by reading both the tafsir of Ibn Kathir and Abul Ala Maududi.
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Tafsir of Surah Mulk Ayat 13 – By Abul 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. 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.
Surah Mulk Tafsir by Ibn Kathir – Ayat 12-15
The tafsir of ayat 12-15 of Surah Mulk is provided on this page.