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Surah Qamar Ayat 13 in Arabic Text

وَحَمَلْنَـٰهُ عَلَىٰ ذَاتِ أَلْوَٰحٍۢ وَدُسُرٍۢ
Wa hamalnaahu ‘alaa zaati alwaahinw wa dusur

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 13

Sahih International
And We carried him on a [construction of] planks and nails,

Yusuf Ali
But We bore him on an (Ark) made of broad planks and caulked with palm-fibre:

Abul Ala Maududi
And We bore Noah on the vessel built of planks and nails,

Muhsin Khan
And We carried him on a (ship) made of planks and nails,

Pickthall
And We carried him upon a thing of planks and nails,

Dr. Ghali
And We carried him upon (an Ark), well planked and well caulked, (Literally: comprising planks and caulks, with nails)

Abdel Haleem
We carried him along on a vessel of planks and nails

Quran 54 Verse 13 Explanation

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

(54:13) And We bore Noah on the vessel built of planks and nails,[12]


12. This signifies the Ark which the Prophet Noah had built under Allah’s care and guidance even before the coming of the Flood.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Qamar verse 13 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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