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Surah Rahman Ayat 24 in Arabic Text

جَزَآءًۢ بِمَا كَانُوا۟ يَعْمَلُونَ
Wa lahul jawaaril mun sha’aatu fil bahri kal a’laam

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 24

Sahih International
And to Him belong the ships [with sails] elevated in the sea like mountains.

Yusuf Ali
And His are the Ships sailing smoothly through the seas, lofty as mountains:

Abul Ala Maududi
His are the ships, towering on the sea like mountains.

Muhsin Khan
And His are the ships going and coming in the seas, like mountains.

Pickthall
His are the ships displayed upon the sea, like banners.

Dr. Ghali
And to Him belong the running (ships), (sailing) aloft (Literally: raised up, erected) in the sea like landmarks.

Abdel Haleem
His are the moving ships that float, high as mountains, on the sea.

Quran 55 Verse 24 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Rahman ayat 24, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(55:24) His are the ships,[23] towering on the sea like mountains.


23. His are the ships: Ships became possible only by His power. It is He Who blessed man with the capability and skill that he may build ships for crossing the oceans. It is He Who created on the earth the material from which ships could be built, and it is He Who subjected water to the laws by which it became possible for the mountain-like ships to sail on the surface of the surging oceans.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ar-Rahman verse 24 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Rahman ayat 14 which provides the complete commentary from verse 14 through 25.

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