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Surah Nuh Ayat 16 in Arabic Text

وَجَعَلَ ٱلْقَمَرَ فِيهِنَّ نُورًۭا وَجَعَلَ ٱلشَّمْسَ سِرَاجًۭا
Wa ja’alal qamara feehinna nooranw wa ja’alash shamsa siraajaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 16

Sahih International
And made the moon therein a [reflected] light and made the sun a burning lamp?

Yusuf Ali
“‘And made the moon a light in their midst, and made the sun as a (Glorious) Lamp?

Abul Ala Maududi
and has placed the moon in them as a light, and the sun as a radiant lamp?

Muhsin Khan
And has made the moon a light therein, and made the sun a lamp?

Pickthall
And hath made the moon a light therein, and made the sun a lamp?

Dr. Ghali
And He has made the moon therein for a light, and He has made the sun for a luminary?

Abdel Haleem
placed the moon as a light in them and the sun as a lamp,

Quran 71 Verse 16 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Nuh ayat 16, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(71:16) and has placed the moon in them as a light, and the sun as a radiant lamp?


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Nuh verse 16 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Nuh ayat 5 which provides the complete commentary from verse 5 through 20.

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