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Surah Al-Kahf Ayat 11 in Arabic Text

فَضَرَبْنَا عَلَىٰٓ ءَاذَانِهِمْ فِى ٱلْكَهْفِ سِنِينَ عَدَدًۭا
Fadarabnaa ‘alaaa aazaanihim fil Kahfi seneena ‘adadaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 11

Sahih International
So We cast [a cover of sleep] over their ears within the cave for a number of years.

Yusuf Ali
Then We draw (a veil) over their ears, for a number of years, in the Cave, (so that they heard not):

Abul Ala Maududi
We lulled them to sleep in that cave for a number of years

Muhsin Khan
Therefore We covered up their (sense of) hearing (causing them, to go in deep sleep) in the Cave for a number of years.

Pickthall
Then We sealed up their hearing in the Cave for a number of years.

Dr. Ghali
Then We struck upon their ears for a (great) number of years in the cave.

Abdel Haleem
We sealed their ears [with sleep] in the cave for years.

Quran 18 Verse 11 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Kahf ayat 11, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(18:11) We lulled them to sleep in that cave for a number of years


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Kahf verse 11 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Kahf ayat 9 which provides the complete commentary from verse 9 through 12.

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