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Surah Qalam Ayat 25 in Arabic Text

وَغَدَوْا۟ عَلَىٰ حَرْدٍۢ قَـٰدِرِينَ
Wa ghadaw ‘alaa hardin qaadireen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 25

Sahih International
And they went early in determination, [assuming themselves] able.

Yusuf Ali
And they opened the morning, strong in an (unjust) resolve.

Abul Ala Maududi
They went forth early, believing that they had the power (to gather the fruit).

Muhsin Khan
And they went in the morning with strong intention, thinking that they have power (to prevent the poor taking anything of the fruits therefrom).

Pickthall
They went betimes, strong in (this) purpose.

Dr. Ghali
And they went forth early, determined on interdiction.

Abdel Haleem
they left early, bent on their purpose-

Quran 68 Verse 25 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Qalam ayat 25, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(68:25) They went forth early, believing that they had the power (to gather the fruit).[15]


15. The word hurd in Arabic is used for hindering and withholding for a purpose and resolution and for making haste. Hence, the composite rendering adopted by us.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Qalam verse 25 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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