Surah Mursalat Ayat 23 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 23
And We determined [it], and excellent [are We] to determine.
For We do determine (according to need); for We are the best to determine (things).
See that We had the power to do so. Great indeed is Our power to do what We will.
So We did measure, and We are the Best to measure (the things).
Thus We arranged. How excellent is Our arranging!
So We determined; so Excellent the Determiners are We!
We determine [it]: how excellently We determine!
Quran verse 23 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Mursalat ayat 23, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(77:23) See that We had the power to do so. Great indeed is Our power to do what We will.
13. This is an express argument for the possibility of the life-after-death What is meant to be said is: When We had the power to shape and develop you into a perfect and complete man from an insignificant sperm-drop, how shall We be helpless to re-create you in some other way? Our this creation in consequence of which you exist as a living being, is a proof that We are excellent Possessors of power; We cannot be so helpless as to be unable to re-create you after having created you in the first instance.
The tafsir of Surah Mursalat verse 23 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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