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Surah Najm Ayat 43 in Arabic Text

وَأَنَّهُۥ هُوَ أَضْحَكَ وَأَبْكَىٰ
Wa annahoo huwa adhaka wa abkaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 43

Sahih International
And that it is He who makes [one] laugh and weep

Yusuf Ali
That it is He Who granteth Laughter and Tears;

Abul Ala Maududi
and that He it is Who causes people to laugh and to cry,

Muhsin Khan
And that it is He (Allah) Who makes (whom He wills) laugh, and makes (whom He wills) weep;

Pickthall
And that He it is who maketh laugh, and maketh weep,

Dr. Ghali
And that He, Ever He, makes to laugh, and He makes to weep;

Abdel Haleem
that it is He who makes people laugh and weep;

Quran 53 Verse 43 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Najm ayat 43, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(53:43) and that He it is Who causes people to laugh and to cry,[40]


40. That is, Allah provides the means both for joy and for grief. He controls good and ill luck. There is no one else in the universe, who may have anything to do with making or marring of destinies.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Tur verse 43 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Tur ayat 42 which provides the complete commentary from verse 42 through 55.

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