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Surah Ma’arij Ayat 9 in Arabic Text

وَتَكُونُ ٱلْجِبَالُ كَٱلْعِهْنِ
Wa takoonul jibaalu kal’ihn

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 9

Sahih International
And the mountains will be like wool,

Yusuf Ali
And the mountains will be like wool,

Abul Ala Maududi
and the mountains will become like dyed tufts of wool,

Muhsin Khan
And the mountains will be like flakes of wool,

Pickthall
And the hills become as flakes of wool,

Dr. Ghali
And the mountains will be as wool-tufts,

Abdel Haleem
and the mountains like tufts of wool,

Quran 70 Verse 9 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ma’arij ayat 9, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(70:9) and the mountains will become like dyed tufts of wool,[10]


10. As the colors of the mountains are different, when they are uprooted and they drift about weightless, they will appear like flakes of carded wool of different colors.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Ma’arij verse 9 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Maarij ayat 8 which provides the complete commentary from verse 8 through 18.

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