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Surah Nahl Ayat 54 in Arabic Text

ثُمَّ إِذَا كَشَفَ ٱلضُّرَّ عَنكُمْ إِذَا فَرِيقٌۭ مِّنكُم بِرَبِّهِمْ يُشْرِكُونَ
Summaa izaa kashafad durra ‘ankum izaa fareequm minkum bi Rabbihim yushrikoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 54

Sahih International
Then when He removes the adversity from you, at once a party of you associates others with their Lord

Yusuf Ali
Yet, when He removes the distress from you, behold! some of you turn to other gods to join with their Lord-

Abul Ala Maududi
But as soon as He removes the distress from you, some of you associate others with their Lord in giving thanks,

Muhsin Khan
Then, when He has removed the harm from you, behold! Some of you associate others in worship with their Lord (Allah).

Pickthall
And afterward, when He hath rid you of the misfortune, behold! a set of you attribute partners to their Lord,

Dr. Ghali
Thereafter when He lifts off the adversity, only then do a group of you associate others with their Lord.

Abdel Haleem
yet when He has relieved you of your hardship- lo and behold!- some of you attribute partners to your Lord.

Quran 16 Verse 54 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Nahl ayat 54, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(16:54) But as soon as He removes the distress from you, some of you associate others with their Lord[47] in giving thanks,


47. That is, at the time of showing gratitude to Allah for removing his affliction, he begins to make offerings also to some god, goddess or saint to show that Allah’s kindness to him was due to the intercession of his patron, for he imagines that otherwise Allah would not have removed his distress.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah An-Nahl verse 54 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Nahl ayat 51 which provides the complete commentary from verse 51 through 55.

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