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Surah Buruj Ayat 18 in Arabic Text

فِرْعَوْنَ وَثَمُودَ
Fir’awna wa Samood

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 18

Sahih International
[Those of] Pharaoh and Thamud?

Yusuf Ali
Of Pharaoh and the Thamud?

Abul Ala Maududi
the armies of Pharaoh and Thamud?

Muhsin Khan
Of Fir’aun (Pharaoh) and Thamud?

Pickthall
Of Pharaoh and (the tribe of) Thamud?

Dr. Ghali
Firaawn (Pharaoh) and Tham‍ûd?

Abdel Haleem
of Pharaoh and Thamud?

Quran 85 Verse 18 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Buruj ayat 18, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(85:18) the armies of Pharaoh and Thamud?[8]


8. The address is directed to the people who in their false pride of having powerful hosts, are breaking the law of God on His earth. They are being warned, as if to say: Do you know what evil fate was met before by those who broke the bounds set by Allah on the strength of the power of their hosts.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Buruj verse 18 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Buruj ayat 11 which provides the complete commentary from verse 11 through 22.

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