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Surah Dhariyat Ayat 48 in Arabic Text

وَٱلْأَرْضَ فَرَشْنَـٰهَا فَنِعْمَ ٱلْمَـٰهِدُونَ
Wal arda farashnaahaa fani’mal maahidoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 48

Sahih International
And the earth We have spread out, and excellent is the preparer.

Yusuf Ali
And We have spread out the (spacious) earth: How excellently We do spread out!

Abul Ala Maududi
And the earth – We spread it out, and how well have We smoothed it!

Muhsin Khan
And We have spread out the earth, how Excellent Spreader (thereof) are We!

Pickthall
And the earth have We laid out, how gracious is the Spreader (thereof)!

Dr. Ghali
And the earth, We have laid it out (as) a bedding, so how excellent are the Smoothers! (i.e., Those who make the earth as a cradle)

Abdel Haleem
We spread out the earth- how well We smoothed it out!-

Quran 51 Verse 48 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Dhariyat ayat 48, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(51:48) And the earth – We spread it out, and how well have We smoothed it![45]


45. For explanation, see E.N. 18 above. For further explanation, see ( E.N. 74 of Surah An-Naml), (E.N. 29 of Surah YaSeen) and (E.Ns 7 to 10 of Surah Az-Zukhruf).

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ad-Dhariyat verse 48 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Dhariyat ayat 47 which provides the complete commentary from verse 47 through 51.

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