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Surah Buruj Ayat 20 in Arabic Text

وَٱللَّهُ مِن وَرَآئِهِم مُّحِيطٌۢ
Wallaahu minw waraaa’ihim muheet

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 20

Sahih International
While Allah encompasses them from behind.

Yusuf Ali
But Allah doth encompass them from behind!

Abul Ala Maududi
although Allah surrounds them.

Muhsin Khan
And Allah encompasses them from behind! (i.e. all their deeds are within His Knowledge, and He will requite them for their deeds).

Pickthall
And Allah, all unseen, surroundeth them.

Dr. Ghali
And Allah is beyond them Supremely Encompassing.

Abdel Haleem
God surrounds them all.

Quran 85 Verse 20 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Buruj ayat 20, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(85:20) although Allah surrounds them.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Buruj verse 20 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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