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Surah Qalam Ayat 20 in Arabic Text

فَأَصْبَحَتْ كَٱلصَّرِيمِ
Fa asbahat kassareem

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 20

Sahih International
And it became as though reaped.

Yusuf Ali
So the (garden) became, by the morning, like a dark and desolate spot, (whose fruit had been gathered).

Abul Ala Maududi
and so by morning the orchard lay as though it had been fully harvested.

Muhsin Khan
So the (garden) became black by the morning, like a pitch dark night (in complete ruins).

Pickthall
And in the morning it was as if plucked.

Dr. Ghali
So (in the morning) it became as if it were a garden wrested away.

Abdel Haleem
and by morning it was stripped bare, a desolate land.

Quran 68 Verse 20 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Qalam ayat 20, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(68:20) and so by morning the orchard lay as though it had been fully harvested.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Qalam verse 20 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Qalam ayat 17 which provides the complete commentary from verse 17 through 28.

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