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Surah Mu’minun Ayat 21 in Arabic Text

وَإِنَّ لَكُمْ فِى ٱلْأَنْعَـٰمِ لَعِبْرَةًۭ ۖ نُّسْقِيكُم مِّمَّا فِى بُطُونِهَا وَلَكُمْ فِيهَا مَنَـٰفِعُ كَثِيرَةٌۭ وَمِنْهَا تَأْكُلُونَ
Wa inna lakum fil an’aami la’ibrah; nusqeekum mimmaa fee butoonihaa wa lakum feehaa manaafi’u kaseeratunw wa minhaa taakuloon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 21

Sahih International
And indeed, for you in livestock is a lesson. We give you drink from that which is in their bellies, and for you in them are numerous benefits, and from them you eat.

Yusuf Ali
And in cattle (too) ye have an instructive example: from within their bodies We produce (milk) for you to drink; there are, in them, (besides), numerous (other) benefits for you; and of their (meat) ye eat;

Abul Ala Maududi
And indeed there is also a lesson for you in cattle. We provide you with drink out of what they have in their bellies; and you have many other benefits in them: you eat of them,

Muhsin Khan
And Verily! In the cattle there is indeed a lesson for you. We give you to drink (milk) of that which is in their bellies. And there are, in them, numerous (other) benefits for you, and of them you eat.

Pickthall
And lo! in the cattle there is verily a lesson for you. We give you to drink of that which is in their bellies, and many uses have ye in them, and of them do ye eat;

Dr. Ghali
And surely in the cattle (⊃ Anc am includes cattle, camels, sheep and goats) there is indeed a lesson for you; We make you to drink of what is in their bellies, and many profits (Or: uses) there are in them for you, and of them you eat.

Abdel Haleem
There is a lesson for you in livestock: We produce milk for you to drink from their bellies. And they have many other benefits: you eat them

Quran 23 Verse 21 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Mu’minun ayat 21, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(23:21) And indeed there is also a lesson for you in cattle. We provide you with drink out of what they have in their bellies;[22] and you have many other benefits in them: you eat of them,


22 That is, milk. Refer to( Surah An-Nahl, Ayat 66 and E.N. 54) thereof.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Muminun verse 21 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muminun ayat 18 which provides the complete commentary from verse 18 through 22.

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