Surah Al-Kahf Ayat 12 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 12
Then We awakened them that We might show which of the two factions was most precise in calculating what [extent] they had remained in time.
Then We roused them, in order to test which of the two parties was best at calculating the term of years they had tarried!
and then roused them so that We might see which of the two parties could best tell the length of their stay.
Then We raised them up (from their sleep), that We might test which of the two parties was best at calculating the time period that they had tarried.
And afterward We raised them up that We might know which of the two parties would best calculate the time that they had tarried.
Thereafter We made them to rise again that We might know whichever of the two parties would best enumerate the span they had lingered.
Then We woke them so that We could make clear which of the two parties was better able to work out how long they had been there.
Quran 18 Verse 12 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Kahf ayat 12, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(18:12) and then roused them so that We might see which of the two parties could best tell the length of their stay.
There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.
The tafsir of Surah Kahf verse 12 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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