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Surah Qariah Ayat 5 in Arabic Text

وَتَكُونُ ٱلْجِبَالُ كَٱلْعِهْنِ ٱلْمَنفُوشِ
Wa ta koonul jibalu kal ‘ihnil manfoosh

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 5

Sahih International
And the mountains will be like wool, fluffed up.

Yusuf Ali
And the mountains will be like carded wool.

Abul Ala Maududi
and the mountains shall be like fluffs of carded wool in varying colours.

Muhsin Khan
And the mountains will be like carded wool,

Pickthall
And the mountains will become as carded wool.

Dr. Ghali
And the mountains will be like carded wool tufts,

Abdel Haleem
and the mountains like tufts of wool,

Quran 101 Verse 5 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Qariah ayat 5, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(101:5) and the mountains shall be like fluffs of carded wool in varying colours.[2]


2. This will be the first stage of Resurrection, when in consequence of the great disaster the whole of the present order of the world will be overthrown; the people will then be running about in confusion and bewilderment like so many scattered moths around a light; and the mountains will be flying about like carded wool of different colors. The mountains have been compared to wool of different colors because of the existence of a variety of colors in them

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Qariah verse 5 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Qariah ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 11.

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