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Surah Nahl Ayat 13 in Arabic Text

وَمَا ذَرَأَ لَكُمْ فِى ٱلْأَرْضِ مُخْتَلِفًا أَلْوَٰنُهُۥٓ ۗ إِنَّ فِى ذَٰلِكَ لَـَٔايَةًۭ لِّقَوْمٍۢ يَذَّكَّرُونَ
Wa maa zara a lakum fil ardi mukhtalifan alwaanuh; inna fee zaalika la Aayatal liqawminy yazakkaroon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 13

Sahih International
And [He has subjected] whatever He multiplied for you on the earth of varying colors. Indeed in that is a sign for a people who remember.

Yusuf Ali
And the things on this earth which He has multiplied in varying colours (and qualities): verily in this is a sign for men who celebrate the praises of Allah (in gratitude).

Abul Ala Maududi
And there are also Signs for those who take heed in the numerous things of various colours that He has created for you on earth.

Muhsin Khan
And whatsoever He has created for you on this earth of varying colours [and qualities from vegetation and fruits, etc. (botanical life) and from animal (zoological life)]. Verily! In this is a sign for people who remember.

Pickthall
And whatsoever He hath created for you in the earth of divers hues, lo! therein is indeed a portent for people who take heed.

Dr. Ghali
And whatever He has propagated for you in the earth of different colors. Surely in that is indeed a sign for a people who constantly remember.

Abdel Haleem
He has made of benefit to you the many-coloured things He has multiplied on the earth. There truly are signs in this for those who take it to heart.

Quran 16 Verse 13 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Nahl ayat 13, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(16:13) And there are also Signs for those who take heed in the numerous things of various colours that He has created for you on earth.


There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah An-Nahl verse 11 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Nahl ayat 10 which provides the complete commentary from verse 10 through 11.

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