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Surah Maryam Ayat 78 in Arabic Text

أَطَّلَعَ ٱلْغَيْبَ أَمِ ٱتَّخَذَ عِندَ ٱلرَّحْمَـٰنِ عَهْدًۭا
‘At tala’al ghaiba ‘amit takhaza ‘indar Rahmaani ‘ahdaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 78

Sahih International
Has he looked into the unseen, or has he taken from the Most Merciful a promise?

Yusuf Ali
Has he penetrated to the Unseen, or has he taken a contract with (Allah) Most Gracious?

Abul Ala Maududi
Has he obtained knowledge of the Unseen, or has he taken a covenant with the Most Compassionate Lord?

Muhsin Khan
Has he known the unseen or has he taken a covenant from the Most Beneficent (Allah)?

Pickthall
Hath he perused the Unseen, or hath he made a pact with the Beneficent?

Dr. Ghali
Has he viewed the Unseen or taken to himself a covenant from the Providence of The All-Merciful?

Abdel Haleem
Has he penetrated the unknown or received a pledge to that effect from the Lord of Mercy?

Quran 19 Verse 78 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Maryam ayat 78, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(19:78) Has he obtained knowledge of the Unseen, or has he taken a covenant with the Most Compassionate Lord?


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Maryam verse 78 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Maryam ayat 77 which provides the complete commentary from verse 77 through 80.

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