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Surah Rahman Ayat 76 in Arabic Text

وَإِنَّهُۥ لَقَسَمٌۭ لَّوْ تَعْلَمُونَ عَظِيمٌ
Muttaki’eena ‘alaa rafrafin khudrinw wa ‘abqariyyin hisaan

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 76

Sahih International
Reclining on green cushions and beautiful fine carpets.

Yusuf Ali
Reclining on green Cushions and rich Carpets of beauty.

Abul Ala Maududi
They shall be reclining on green cushions and splendid carpets.

Muhsin Khan
Reclining on green cushions and rich beautiful mattresses.

Pickthall
Reclining on green cushions and fair carpets.

Dr. Ghali
Reclining upon green pillows and the fairest carpets.

Abdel Haleem
They will all sit on green cushions and fine carpets.

Quran 55 Verse 76 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Rahman ayat 76, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(55:76) They shall be reclining on green cushions and splendid carpets.[52]


52. The word abqari in the original is from abqar, the capital city of the jinn in the legends of the pre-Islamic Arabia. It was on that account that the Arabs called every fine and rare thing abqari as if it belonged to the fairyland and had no match in the material world. So much so that in their idiom the man who possessed extraordinary abilities and who performed wonderful works was also called abqari. The English word genius also is spoken in the same sense and is also derived from genii which is a synonym of jinn. That is why the word abqari has been used here to give an idea of the extraordinary exquisiteness of the provisions of Paradise to the

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ar-Rahman verse 76 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Rahman ayat 62 which provides the complete commentary from verse 62 through 78.

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