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Surah Dukhan Ayat 32 in Arabic Text

وَلَقَدِ ٱخْتَرْنَـٰهُمْ عَلَىٰ عِلْمٍ عَلَى ٱلْعَـٰلَمِينَ
Wa laqadikh tarnaahum ‘alaa ‘ilmin ‘alal ‘aalameen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 32

Sahih International
And We certainly chose them by knowledge over [all] the worlds.

Yusuf Ali
And We chose them aforetime above the nations, knowingly,

Abul Ala Maududi
We knowingly exalted them (i.e., the Children of Israel) above other peoples of the world

Muhsin Khan
And We chose them (the Children of Israel) above the ‘Alamin (mankind, and jinns) [during the time of Musa (Moses)] with knowledge,

Pickthall
And We chose them, purposely, above (all) creatures.

Dr. Ghali
And indeed We already chose them, out of a knowledge, over the worlds;

Abdel Haleem
We chose them knowingly above others:

Quran 44 Verse 32 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Dukhan ayat 32, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(44:32) We knowingly exalted them (i.e., the Children of Israel) above other peoples of the world[28]


28. That is, Allah was well aware both of the qualities and of the weaknesses of the children of Israel. He had not chosen them blindly. For when he chose them from among the contemporary nations to become the standard bearers of His message and His Tauhid, they were the most suitable people in His knowledge for the purpose.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ad-Dukhan verse 32 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Dukhan ayat 17 which provides the complete commentary from verse 17 through 33.

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