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Surah Naba Ayat 6 in Arabic Text

أَلَمْ نَجْعَلِ ٱلْأَرْضَ مِهَـٰدًۭا
Alam naj’alil arda mihaa da

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 6

Sahih International
Have We not made the earth a resting place?

Yusuf Ali
Have We not made the earth as a wide expanse,

Abul Ala Maududi
Have We not spread the earth like a bed,

Muhsin Khan
Have We not made the earth as a bed,

Pickthall
Have We not made the earth an expanse,

Dr. Ghali
Have We not made the earth as a cradling, (Or: level lands).

Abdel Haleem
Did We not make the earth smooth,

Quran 78 Verse 6 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Naba ayat 6, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(78:6) Have We not spread the earth like a bed,[4]


4. Enough light has been thrown at several places in the meaning of the Quran on the supreme wisdom and power of Allah that underlies His making the earth a carpet, i.e. an abode of perfect peace and rest. For explanation, see E.Ns 73, 74, 81 of Surah An-Naml; E.N. 29 of Surah YaSeen; E.Ns 90, 91 of Surah Al-Momin; E.N. 7 of Surah Az-Zukhruf; E.N. 7 of Surah Al-Jathiyah; E.N. 18 of Surah Qaaf.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Naba verse 6 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Naba ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 16.

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