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Surah Mursalat Ayat 21 in Arabic Text

فَجَعَلْنَـٰهُ فِى قَرَارٍۢ مَّكِينٍ
Faja’alnaahu fee qaraarim makeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 21

Sahih International
And We placed it in a firm lodging

Yusuf Ali
The which We placed in a place of rest, firmly fixed,

Abul Ala Maududi
which We then placed in a secure repository

Muhsin Khan
Then We placed it in a place of safety (womb),

Pickthall
Which We laid up in a safe abode

Dr. Ghali
Then We made it in an established reposing,

Abdel Haleem
which We housed in a safe lodging

Quran verse 21 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Mursalat ayat 21, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(77:21) which We then placed in a secure repository[11]


11. A secure place: The mother’s womb in which the child is so firmly lodged as soon as it has been conceived and where such arrangements are made for its security and nourishment that abortion cannot take place unless there is a disaster, and even for artificial abortion extraordinary devices have to be adopted, which are both risky and harmful in spite of modern developments in medical science.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Mursalat verse 21 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Mursalat ayat 16 which provides the complete commentary from verse 16 through 28.

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