Surah Al-Kahf Ayat 64 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 64
[Moses] said, “That is what we were seeking.” So they returned, following their footprints.
Moses said: “That was what we were seeking after:” So they went back on their footsteps, following (the path they had come).
Moses said: “That is what we were looking for.” So the two turned back, retracing their footsteps,
[Musa (Moses)] said: “That is what we have been seeking.” So they went back retracing their footsteps.
He said: This is that which we have been seeking. So they retraced their steps again.
He said, “That is what we were seeking!” So they (both) turned back upon their tracks retracing them.
Moses said, ‘Then that was the place we were looking for.’ So the two turned back, retraced their footsteps,
Quran 18 Verse 64 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Kahf ayat 64, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(18:64) Moses said: “That is what we were looking for.” So the two turned back, retracing their footsteps,
58. That is, the same was the sign of the place of our destination. This shows that Prophet Moses (peace be upon him) had taken this journey at Allah’s behest to meet His servant. He had been told that he would meet the servant at the place where the fish would disappear.
The tafsir of Surah Kahf verse 64 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Kahf ayat 60 which provides the complete commentary from verse 60 through 65.
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