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Surah Maryam Ayat 55 in Arabic Text

وَكَانَ يَأْمُرُ أَهْلَهُۥ بِٱلصَّلَوٰةِ وَٱلزَّكَوٰةِ وَكَانَ عِندَ رَبِّهِۦ مَرْضِيًّۭا
Wa kaana ya’muru ahlahoo bis Salaati waz zakaati wa kaana ‘inda Rabbihee mardiyyaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 55

Sahih International
And he used to enjoin on his people prayer and zakah and was to his Lord pleasing.

Yusuf Ali
He used to enjoin on his people Prayer and Charity, and he was most acceptable in the sight of his Lord.

Abul Ala Maududi
He enjoined his household to observe Prayer and to give Zakah (purifying alms); and his Lord was well pleased with him.

Muhsin Khan
And he used to enjoin on his family and his people As-Salat (the prayers) and the Zakat, and his Lord was pleased with him.

Pickthall
He enjoined upon his people worship and almsgiving, and was acceptable in the sight of his Lord.

Dr. Ghali
And he used to command his family to (keep up) the prayer and (to give) Zakat; (The poordues) and he was most satisfied in the Providence of his Lord.

Abdel Haleem
He commanded his household to pray and give alms, and his Lord was well pleased with him.

Quran 19 Verse 55 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Maryam ayat 55, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(19:55) He enjoined his household to observe Prayer and to give Zakah (purifying alms); and his Lord was well pleased with him.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Maryam verse 55 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Maryam ayat 54 which provides the complete commentary from verse 54 through 55.

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