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Surah Najm Ayat 30 in Arabic Text

ذَٰلِكَ مَبْلَغُهُم مِّنَ ٱلْعِلْمِ ۚ إِنَّ رَبَّكَ هُوَ أَعْلَمُ بِمَن ضَلَّ عَن سَبِيلِهِۦ وَهُوَ أَعْلَمُ بِمَنِ ٱهْتَدَىٰ
Zalika mablaghuhum minal ‘ilm; inna rabbaka huwa a’lamu biman dalla ‘an sabee lihee wa huwa a’lamu bimanih tadaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 30

Sahih International
That is their sum of knowledge. Indeed, your Lord is most knowing of who strays from His way, and He is most knowing of who is guided.

Yusuf Ali
That is as far as knowledge will reach them. Verily thy Lord knoweth best those who stray from His Path, and He knoweth best those who receive guidance.

Abul Ala Maududi
that being the utmost of their knowledge. Surely your Lord fully knows those who have strayed away from His Path and He also fully knows those who are rightly guided.

Muhsin Khan
That is what they could reach of knowledge. Verily, your Lord it is He Who knows best him who goes astray from His Path, and He knows best him who receives guidance.

Pickthall
Such is their sum of knowledge. Lo! thy Lord is Best Aware of him who strayeth, and He is Best Aware of him whom goeth right.

Dr. Ghali
That is their attainment of knowledge. Surely your Lord is He Who knows best the ones who have erred away from His way, and He knows best the ones who are guided.

Abdel Haleem
Their knowledge does not go beyond that. Your Lord knows best who strays from His path and who follows guidance.

Quran 53 Verse 30 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Najm ayat 30, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(53:30) that[26] being the utmost of their knowledge.[27] Surely your Lord fully knows those who have strayed away from His Path and He also fully knows those who are rightly guided.


26. This is a parenthetical sentence which has been inserted here as an explanation of the preceding verse.

27. That is, these people neither know nor can think anything beyond the world and its immediate gains; therefore, it is futile merely to spend time and energy on them.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Tur verse 30 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Tur ayat 27 which provides the complete commentary from verse 27 through 30.

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