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Surah Najm Ayat 54 in Arabic Text

فَغَشَّىٰهَا مَا غَشَّىٰ
Faghashshaahaa maa ghashshaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 54

Sahih International
And covered them by that which He covered.

Yusuf Ali
So that (ruins unknown) have covered them up.

Abul Ala Maududi
and caused them to be covered with that which He covered them with.

Muhsin Khan
So there covered them that which did cover (i.e. torment with stones).

Pickthall
So that there covered them that which did cover.

Dr. Ghali
So that (there) He constantly enveloped it whatever He constantly enveloped.

Abdel Haleem
and enveloped them in the punishment He ordained for them?

Quran 53 Verse 54 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Najm 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

(53:54) and caused them to be covered with that which He covered them with.[46]


46. “The subverted settlements”: the settlements of the people of Lot, and “covered them that which did cover” probably imply the waters of the Dead Sea, which spread over their settlements after they had sunk underground, and covered the region even till this day.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Tur verse 54 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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