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Surah Nazi’at Ayat 11 in Arabic Text

أَءِذَا كُنَّا عِظَـٰمًۭا نَّخِرَةًۭ
Aizaa kunna ‘izaa man-nakhirah

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 11

Sahih International
Even if we should be decayed bones?

Yusuf Ali
“What! – when we shall have become rotten bones?”

Abul Ala Maududi
even after we have been reduced to bones, hollow and rotten?”

Muhsin Khan
“Even after we are crumbled bones?”

Pickthall
Even after we are crumbled bones?

Dr. Ghali
Even when we are decayed bones?”

Abdel Haleem
after we have turned into decayed bones?’ and they say,

Quran 79 Verse 11 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Nazi’at ayat 11, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(79:11) even after we have been reduced to bones, hollow and rotten?”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah An-Naziat verse 11 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Naziat ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 14.

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