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Surah Al-Kahf Ayat 34 in Arabic Text

وَكَانَ لَهُۥ ثَمَرٌۭ فَقَالَ لِصَـٰحِبِهِۦ وَهُوَ يُحَاوِرُهُۥٓ أَنَا۠ أَكْثَرُ مِنكَ مَالًۭا وَأَعَزُّ نَفَرًۭا
Wa kaana lahoo samarun faqaala lisaahibihee wa huwa yuhaawiruhoo ana aksaru minka maalanw wa a’azzu nafaraa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 34

Sahih International
And he had fruit, so he said to his companion while he was conversing with him, “I am greater than you in wealth and mightier in [numbers of] men.”

Yusuf Ali
(Abundant) was the produce this man had: he said to his companion, in the course of a mutual argument: “more wealth have I than you, and more honour and power in (my following of) men.”

Abul Ala Maududi
so the owner had fruit in abundance and he said to his neighbour, while conversing with him: “I have greater wealth than you and I am stronger than you in numbers.”

Muhsin Khan
And he had property (or fruit) and he said to his companion, in the course of mutual talk: I am more than you in wealth and stronger in respect of men.” [See Tafsir Qurtubi, Vol. 10, Page 403].

Pickthall
And he had fruit. And he said unto his comrade, when he spake with him: I am more than thee in wealth, and stronger in respect of men.

Dr. Ghali
And he had (all kinds of) produce. So he said to his companion, as he was conversing with him, “I am more than you in wealth, and mightier in man-power.”

Abdel Haleem
and so he had abundant fruit. One day, while talking to his friend, he said, ‘I have more wealth and a larger following than you.’

Quran 18 Verse 34 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Kahf ayat 34, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(18:34) so the owner had fruit in abundance and he said to his neighbour, while conversing with him: “I have greater wealth than you and I am stronger than you in numbers.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Kahf verse 34 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Kahf ayat 32 which provides the complete commentary from verse 32 through 36.

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