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Surah Al-Qasas Ayat 5 in Arabic Text

وَنُرِيدُ أَن نَّمُنَّ عَلَى ٱلَّذِينَ ٱسْتُضْعِفُوا۟ فِى ٱلْأَرْضِ وَنَجْعَلَهُمْ أَئِمَّةًۭ وَنَجْعَلَهُمُ ٱلْوَٰرِثِينَ
Wa nureedu an namunna ‘alal lazeenas tud’ifoo fil ardi wa naj’alahum a’immatanw wa naj’alahumul waariseen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 5

Sahih International
And We wanted to confer favor upon those who were oppressed in the land and make them leaders and make them inheritors

Yusuf Ali
And We wished to be Gracious to those who were being depressed in the land, to make them leaders (in Faith) and make them heirs,

Abul Ala Maududi
We wanted to bestow favour on those who were oppressed in the land. We wanted to make them leaders and heirs

Muhsin Khan
And We wished to do a favour to those who were weak (and oppressed) in the land, and to make them rulers and to make them the inheritors,

Pickthall
And We desired to show favour unto those who were oppressed in the earth, and to make them examples and to make them the inheritors,

Dr. Ghali
And We are willing to be bounteous to the ones who were deemed weak in the land, and make them leaders, and make them the inheritors,

Abdel Haleem
but We wished to favour those who were oppressed in that land, to make them leaders, the ones to survive,

Quran 28 Verse 5 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Qasas 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

(28:5) We wanted to bestow favour on those who were oppressed in the land. We wanted to make them leaders and heirs[6]


6. That is, “Make them leaders and guides of the people in the world.”

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Qasas verse 5 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Qasas ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 6.

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