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Surah Ash-Shu’ara Ayat 187 in Arabic Text

فَأَسْقِطْ عَلَيْنَا كِسَفًۭا مِّنَ ٱلسَّمَآءِ إِن كُنتَ مِنَ ٱلصَّـٰدِقِينَ
Fa asqit ‘alainaa kisafam minas samaaa’i in kunta minas saadiqeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 187

Sahih International
So cause to fall upon us fragments of the sky, if you should be of the truthful.”

Yusuf Ali
“Now cause a piece of the sky to fall on us, if thou art truthful!”

Abul Ala Maududi
So cause a piece of the sky to fall upon us if you are truthful.”

Muhsin Khan
“So cause a piece of the heaven to fall on us, if you are of the truthful!”

Pickthall
Then make fragments of the heaven fall upon us, if thou art of the truthful.

Dr. Ghali
So let fall down on us lumps from the heaven, in case you are of the sincere.”

Abdel Haleem
Make bits of the heavens fall down on us, if you are telling the truth.’

Quran 26 Verse 187 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shu’ara ayat 187, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(26:187) So cause a piece of the sky to fall upon us if you are truthful.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ash-Shura verse 187 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Shura ayat 185 which provides the complete commentary from verse 185 through 191.

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