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Surah Mursalat Ayat 33 in Arabic Text

كَأَنَّهُۥ جِمَـٰلَتٌۭ صُفْرٌۭ
Ka annahoo jimaalatun sufr

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 33

Sahih International
As if they were yellowish [black] camels.

Yusuf Ali
“As if there were (a string of) yellow camels (marching swiftly).”

Abul Ala Maududi
which seem as though they are yellow-coloured camels.

Muhsin Khan
As if they were Jimalatun Sufr (yellow camels or bundles of ropes).”

Pickthall
(Or) as it might be camels of bright yellow hue.

Dr. Ghali
As if they were yellow (heaps) of cables (Or: golden herds).

Abdel Haleem
and as bright as copper.

Quran verse 33 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Mursalat ayat 33, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(77:33) which seem as though they are yellow-coloured camels.[19]


19. That is, each spark will be like a castle, and when these huge sparks will rise and burst and fly about in all directions it will seem as though they were yellow camels running and jumping about ceaselessly.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Mursalat verse 33 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Mursalat ayat 29 which provides the complete commentary from verse 29 through 40.

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