Surah Qalam Ayat 16 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 16
We will brand him upon the snout.
Soon shall We brand (the beast) on the snout!
Soon shall We brand him on his snout.
We shall brand him over the nose!
We shall brand him on the nose.
We will (brand) him markedly upon the snout!
We shall brand him on the snout!
Quran 68 Verse 16 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Qalam ayat 16, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(68:16) Soon shall We brand him on his snout.
11. Because he thought he was a man of high prestige, his nose has been called a snout, and branding him on the snout means disgracing him. That is, We shall so disgrace him in the world and in the Hereafter that his mark of disgrace will become indelible.
The tafsir of Surah Qalam verse 16 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Qalam ayat 8 which provides the complete commentary from verse 8 through 16.
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