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Surah Qamar Ayat 12 in Arabic Text

وَفَجَّرْنَا ٱلْأَرْضَ عُيُونًۭا فَٱلْتَقَى ٱلْمَآءُ عَلَىٰٓ أَمْرٍۢ قَدْ قُدِرَ
Wa fajjarnal arda ‘uyoonan faltaqal maaa’u ‘alaaa amrin qad qudir

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 12

Sahih International
And caused the earth to burst with springs, and the waters met for a matter already predestined.

Yusuf Ali
And We caused the earth to gush forth with springs, so the waters met (and rose) to the extent decreed.

Abul Ala Maududi
and We made the earth burst forth with springs, and all this water converged to fulfil that which had been decreed.

Muhsin Khan
And We caused the earth to gush forth with springs. So the waters (of the heaven and the earth) met for a matter predestined.

Pickthall
And caused the earth to gush forth springs, so that the waters met for a predestined purpose.

Dr. Ghali
And We made the earth to erupt forth springs, so the waters met for a Command already estimated.

Abdel Haleem
burst the earth with gushing springs: the waters met for a preordained purpose.

Quran 54 Verse 12 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Qamar ayat 12, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(54:12) and We made the earth burst forth with springs,[11] and all this water converged to fulfil that which had been decreed.


11. That is, the earth so burst forth with springs at the command of Allah that it was no longer earth but presented a scene of the springs all around.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Qamar verse 12 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Qamar ayat 9 which provides the complete commentary from verse 9 through 17.

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