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Surah Al-Kahf Ayat 90 in Arabic Text

حَتَّىٰٓ إِذَا بَلَغَ مَطْلِعَ ٱلشَّمْسِ وَجَدَهَا تَطْلُعُ عَلَىٰ قَوْمٍۢ لَّمْ نَجْعَل لَّهُم مِّن دُونِهَا سِتْرًۭا
Hattaaa izaa balagha matli’ash shamsi wajdahaa tatlu’u alaa qawmil lam naj’al lahum min doonihaa sitraa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 90

Sahih International
Until, when he came to the rising of the sun, he found it rising on a people for whom We had not made against it any shield.

Yusuf Ali
Until, when he came to the rising of the sun, he found it rising on a people for whom We had provided no covering protection against the sun.

Abul Ala Maududi
until he reached the limit where the sun rises and he found it rising on a people whom We had provided no shelter from it.

Muhsin Khan
Until, when he came to the rising place of the sun, he found it rising on a people for whom We (Allah) had provided no shelter against the sun.

Pickthall
Till, when he reached the rising-place of the sun, he found it rising on a people for whom We had appointed no shelter therefrom.

Dr. Ghali
Until, when be reached the rising of the sun, he found it rising upon a people for whom We had not made a screen there from.

Abdel Haleem
then, when he came to the rising of the sun, he found it rising on a people for whom We had provided no shelter from it.

Quran 18 Verse 90 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Kahf ayat 90, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(18:90) until he reached the limit where the sun rises and he found it rising on a people whom We had provided no shelter from it.[66]


66. That is, when he advanced towards the east, conquering one country after the other, he reached a territory where the limits of the civilized world had come to an end and beyond which was the territory of barbaric people, who had no shelter at all of tents or buildings.”

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Kahf verse 90 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Kahf ayat 89 which provides the complete commentary from verse 89 through 91.

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