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Surah Mu’minun Ayat 13 in Arabic Text

ثُمَّ جَعَلْنَـٰهُ نُطْفَةًۭ فِى قَرَارٍۢ مَّكِينٍۢ
Summa ja’alnaahu nutfatan fee qaraarim makeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 13

Sahih International
Then We placed him as a sperm-drop in a firm lodging.

Yusuf Ali
Then We placed him as (a drop of) sperm in a place of rest, firmly fixed;

Abul Ala Maududi
then We made him into a drop of life-germ, then We placed it in a safe depository,

Muhsin Khan
Thereafter We made him (the offspring of Adam) as a Nutfah (mixed drops of the male and female sexual discharge) (and lodged it) in a safe lodging (womb of the woman).

Pickthall
Then placed him as a drop (of seed) in a safe lodging;

Dr. Ghali
Thereafter We made him a sperm-drop, in an established residence.

Abdel Haleem
then We placed him as a drop of fluid in a safe place,

Quran 23 Verse 13 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Mu’minun 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

(23:13) then We made him into a drop of life-germ, then We placed it in a safe depository,


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Muminun verse 13 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muminun ayat 12 which provides the complete commentary from verse 12 through 16.

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