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Surah An-Naml Ayat 23 in Arabic Text

إِنِّى وَجَدتُّ ٱمْرَأَةًۭ تَمْلِكُهُمْ وَأُوتِيَتْ مِن كُلِّ شَىْءٍۢ وَلَهَا عَرْشٌ عَظِيمٌۭ
Innee wajattum ra atan tamlikuhum wa ootiyat min kulli shai’inw wa lahaa ‘arshun ‘azeem

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 23

Sahih International
Indeed, I found [there] a woman ruling them, and she has been given of all things, and she has a great throne.

Yusuf Ali
“I found (there) a woman ruling over them and provided with every requisite; and she has a magnificent throne.

Abul Ala Maududi
I found there a woman ruling over them, one who has been endowed with all things and has a mighty throne.

Muhsin Khan
“I found a woman ruling over them, and she has been given all things that could be possessed by any ruler of the earth, and she has a great throne.

Pickthall
Lo! I found a woman ruling over them, and she hath been given (abundance) of all things, and hers is a mighty throne.

Dr. Ghali
Surely I found a woman ruling over them, (Literally: a wife possessing them) and she has been brought (much) of everything, and she has a magnificent throne.

Abdel Haleem
I found a woman ruling over the people, who has been given a share of everything- she has a magnificent throne-

Quran 27 Verse 23 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah An-Naml ayat 23, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(27:23) I found there a woman ruling over them, one who has been endowed with all things and has a mighty throne.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Naml verse 23 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Naml ayat 22 which provides the complete commentary from verse 22 through 26.

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