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Surah Naba Ayat 33 in Arabic Text

وَكَوَاعِبَ أَتْرَابًۭا
Wa kaawa ‘iba at raaba

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 33

Sahih International
And full-breasted [companions] of equal age

Yusuf Ali
And voluptuous women of equal age;

Abul Ala Maududi
and youthful maidens of like age,

Muhsin Khan
And young full-breasted (mature) maidens of equal age;

Pickthall
And voluptuous women of equal age;

Dr. Ghali
And youthful virgins, like of age,

Abdel Haleem
nubile, well-matched companions,

Quran 78 Verse 33 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Naba 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

(78:33) and youthful maidens of like age,[20]


20. This may mean that they will be of equal age among themselves as well as that they will be of equal age with their husbands. This same theme has already occurred in Surah Suad, Ayat 52 and Surah Al-Waqiah, Ayat 37.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Naba verse 33 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Naba ayat 31 which provides the complete commentary from verse 31 through 36.

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