Surah Talaq Ayat 12 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 12
It is Allah who has created seven heavens and of the earth, the like of them. [His] command descends among them so you may know that Allah is over all things competent and that Allah has encompassed all things in knowledge.
Allah is He Who created seven Firmaments and of the earth a similar number. Through the midst of them (all) descends His Command: that ye may know that Allah has power over all things, and that Allah comprehends, all things in (His) Knowledge.
Allah it is He Who created seven heavens, and, like them, the earth. His commandment descends among them. (All this is being stated so that you know) that Allah has power over everything, and that Allah encompasses all things in His knowledge.
It is Allah Who has created seven heavens and of the earth the like thereof (i.e. seven). His Command descends between them (heavens and earth), that you may know that Allah has power over all things, and that Allah surrounds (comprehends) all things in (His) Knowledge.
Allah it is who hath created seven heavens, and of the earth the like thereof. The commandment cometh down among them slowly, that ye may know that Allah is Able to do all things, and that Allah surroundeth all things in knowledge.
Allah is He Who created seven heavens, and of the earth their like. Between them the Command keeps coming down, that you may know that Allah is Ever-Determiner over everything and that Allah has already encompassed everything in knowledge.
It is God who created seven heavens and a similar [number] of earths. His command descends throughout them. So you should realize that He has power over all things and that His knowledge encompasses everything.
اللہ وه ہے جس نے سات آسمان بنائے اور اسی کے مثل زمینیں بھی۔ اس کا حکم ان کے درمیان اترتا ہے تاکہ تم جان لو کہ اللہ ہر چیز پر قادر ہے۔ اور اللہ تعالیٰ نے ہر چیز کو بہ اعتبار علم گھیر رکھا ہے
Quran 65 Verse 12 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Talaq ayat 12, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(66:12) Allah has also set forth the parable of Mary, the daughter of Imran, who guarded her chastity, and into whom We breathed of Our Spirit, and who testified to the words of her Lord and His Books. She was among the obedient.
26. It may be that the name of Mary’s father was Imran, or she may have been called daughter of Imran because she belonged to the family of Imran.
27. This is a refutation of the accusation by the Jews that the birth of Jesus was, God forbid, the result of a sin of his mother. Their same accusation has been called a monstrous calumny in (Surah An-Nisa, Ayat 156). For explanation, see (Surah An-Nisa, ayat 156) note 190.
28. That is, without her having any connection with a man, Allah breathed into her womb a Spirit from Himself. For explanation, see (Surah An-Nisa, ayat ) note 212,213, and (Surah Al-Anbiya, ayat 91) note 89.
29. For the explanation of the object for which these three kinds of women have been cited as an example, see the Introduction to the
12. It is Allah Who has created seven heavens and of the earth the like thereof. His command descends between them, that you may know that Allah has power over all things, and that Allah surrounds all things with (His) knowledge.
Allah the Exalted asserts His perfect power and infinite greatness, so that the great religion that He has legislated is honored and implemented,
(It is Allah Who has created seven heavens) Allah said in similar Ayat, like what Prophet Nuh said to his people,
(See you not how Allah has created the seven heavens one above another) (71:15), and,
(The seven heavens and the earth and all that is therein, glorify him.) (17:44) Allah’s statement,
(and of the earth the like thereof.) means, He created seven earths. In the Two Sahihs, there is a Hadith that states,
(Whoever usurps the land of somebody unjustly, even if it was a mere hand span, then his neck will be encircled with it down to the seven earths.) And in Sahih Al-Bukhari the wording is:
(…he will sink down to the seven earths.) In the beginning of my book, Al-Bidayah wan-Nihayah, I mentioned the various narrations for this Hadith when I narrated the story of the creation of the earth. All the thanks and praise is due to Allah. Those who explained this Hadith to mean the seven continents have brought an implausible explanation that contradicts the letter of the Qur’an and the Hadith without having proof. This is the end of the Tafsir of Surat At-Talaq, all the thanks and praise is due to Allah.
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