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Surah Najm Ayat 53 in Arabic Text

وَٱلْمُؤْتَفِكَةَ أَهْوَىٰ
Wal mu’tafikata ahwaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 53

Sahih International
And the overturned towns He hurled down

Yusuf Ali
And He destroyed the Overthrown Cities (of Sodom and Gomorrah).

Abul Ala Maududi
And He brought perdition upon the subverted cities

Muhsin Khan
And He destroyed the overthrown cities [of Sodom to which Prophet Lout (Lot) was sent].

Pickthall
And Al-Mu’tafikah He destroyed

Dr. Ghali
And the City of Falsehood, He (also) made it sweep down,

Abdel Haleem
that it was He who brought down the ruined cities

Quran 53 Verse 53 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Najm ayat 53, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(53:53) And He brought perdition upon the subverted cities


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Tur verse 53 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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